THIS WEEK: February 16 – 22

By on February 16, 2014

Centennial Events

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In UTEP History

Spanish is added as a first year requirement for first year mining students (Feb. 17, 1921), the Board of Regents purchase the rights to the Bhutanese designs created by Gibson & Robertson and transfer them to Trost & Trost, (Feb. 19, 1917), Bernice Bell is the first black student performer to appear before an audience on a University of Texas stage to several standing ovations (Feb. 21, 1956).

Learn more in the UTEP Encyclopedia.


Recent Activities

Events – Sacred Heart Church held an Orange Mass to celebrate UTEP, the 51st Annual Coin Show unveiled a commemorative UTEP medal, and photos from the public art tour.

On Campus – UTEP L.I.V.E continued its student leadership program series (with more to come) and  the first of six Mini Health Fairs kicked off on Valentine’s Day.

Centennial Stories – Michael Dotson, Mechanical Engineering (class of 1981) and a story of love in a history class.

100 @ 100 – Interviews with Dr. Stacey Sowards (Communication Chair) and Oralia Loza (Public Health Sciences).

El Paso Times Series – Article on Project Move.

In the News – The New York Times crossword puzzle cites UTEP.

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