Student workers from the Office of the Registrar are now scanning UTEP course catalogs dating back to 1914 as well as previously missing catalogs. Currently, digitized catalogs from 1920 – 2000 are available online at the UTEP Catalog Archive: http://academics.utep.edu/Default.aspx?alias=academics.utep.edu/catalogarchive.
“El Paso Wins Fight,” read the headline in Sunday’s El Paso Times. Local, state, and national media coverage throughout the week has agreed on the particulars: a world championship boxing match was scheduled at UTEP, then it was cancelled, now
Dozens of binders containing historical treasures were discovered by Nichole Elias and Carmen Gonzalez in the offices of the El Paso Collaborative for Academic Excellence. The binders contain minutes of board meetings, principal’s meetings, and teacher training meetings; records of
In the 1980s and 1990s, as UTEP increasingly aspired to become a public research university, the institution began to establish numerous research centers and laboratories. One of the earliest to be established was the Center for Environmental Resource Management (CERM)
[Note: This post continues the series on the “Layers of UTEP History“] In the second half of the 20th century, many American universities aspired to become public research universities–institutions that could combine nearly universal access to a college education with
[Note: This post continues the series on the “Layers of UTEP History“] In 1960, a new administration set out to harness the overlapping local, state, and national impulses that had produced a mining school, stretched it into a city college,
Last week Dr. John Wiebe shared with me two written histories from his personal files–one by Randolph H. Whitworth about the Psychology Department and the other by John O. West about the English Department. In three pages, Whitworth’s history of