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Regents Approve Funds for UTEP’s Campus Transformation

By on August 22, 2013

The University of Texas System Board of Regents approved today a $10 million allocation that will help fund UTEP’s ambitious Campus Transformation plan, which includes vital infrastructure upgrades that will help the University achieve Tier One status. The funds will

Relationship with Austin

By on April 30, 2012

“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

Regional College, 1945-

By on March 1, 2012

[Note: This post continues the series on the “Layers of UTEP History“] Whereas local and state agendas had blended to create the mining school and stretch it into a city college, national impulses would prove more influential in shaping the

City College, 1927-

By on February 28, 2012

[Note: This post continues the series on the “Layers of UTEP History“] New aspirations for the tiny mining school surfaced as soon as it opened its Bhutanese doors in the current campus location. Unsatisfied with merely a mining school, El

Mining School, 1913-

By on February 23, 2012

[Note: This is the first in a series of posts on “The Layers of UTEP History“] UTEP’s story began at least a decade before the founding of the institution. This early period reveals two influences that would shape the institution