Open House – April 12

By on April 12, 2014

Check out all of the events happening on campus April 12, 2014 as a part of the Open House.

The Graduate Business Center is taking the Open House as an opportunity to tell people about the M.B.A program at UTEP.

The Department of Physics will show Physics Up Close.

Check out a poster session for the Departments of Mathematics, Computational Science and Bioinformatics.

The College of Engineering is hosting several events including the UTEP Steel Drum Legacy, the History of Computer Science, History of Women in Computing and the TCM Gallery: 1914-2014. They will also hold tours of the Engineering lab and center along with demonstrations. Posters exhibits and talks on research by faculty and students will take place in the lobby. They also will have a student design competition showcase in the Engineering Courtyard. Students from ages 9-14 will be introduced to the world of engineering with hands on activities.

The Department of Political Science will show publications and photos of mementos of the departments accomplishments.

Explore the Possibilities with P3 by the Professional and Public Programs in Kelly Hall.

More than 1,000 area students and their families will learn about attending UTEP, its programs, financial aid, scholarships and a tour of the campus.

Throughout the Open House UTEP video booths will be in place to allow guest to record your personal story with UTEP. Booths are set up at the de Wetter Center, College of Business Building Lobby, UGLC lobby, and the Centennial Museum lobby.

The Centennial Museum will have the public opening of the exhibit “UTEP in the News” and will also be the place to watch the documentary by Hollywood producer and UTEP alum Hank Cohen titled “And the Wheels Turned.” The Museum will also have music on the Museum lawn along with Centennial Museum tours and a scavenger hunt.

Dr. Ann Horak with the Department of Religious Studies will give a lecture on Bhutanese Buddhism on the Border: The Art and Artifacts of Bhutan on the UTEP campus.

The Department of English will have a variety of events in the Hudspeth Hall Foyer including displays of student and faculty accomplishments. Study abroad and New York City classes, an official opening of Little Library and much more.

Academic Technologies will have a workshop to learn to create digital movies, digital photography, video and audio sound mixing, lighting, 3-d printing and more.

The Center for Simulation held an interactive hands-on experience with Skills and High-Fidelity Manikins.

Check out UTEP athletics by watching a Track Meet, or take a tour at the Fosters Stevens Basketball Complex and the Don Haskins Center. Support the Softball team at their game at 2 p.m.

Looking for a job in law enforcement? Stop by the Department of Criminal Justice for a Meet and Greet.

Learn about the world of Communication with mini-tours of the KTEP studios, interviewing, public relations and much more in the Cotton Memorial building.

Take a fun picture with Centennial cutouts.

UTEP’s campus transformation is a part of the Centennial Celebration, see plans and progress of the construction outside of the UTEP dinner Theatre.

Check out the Department of History’s research from faculty and students in the Rubin Center auditorium.

The Department of Music will have a World Music Ensemble Concert at the Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall.

To see the entire list of events click HERE.

The Centennial Office is located in room 403 of UTEP's Administration Building. Contact us at (915) 747-5362 or