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Mount Cristo Rey Statue Sculpted by Faculty Member

By on April 13, 2014

Cristo Rei is the work of Urbici Soler, a former faculty member at the Texas College of Mines.

Juan and Marjorie Lawson

By on February 7, 2014

Juan and Marjorie Lawson first came to El Paso in 1965. They both loved El Paso from the start.  Juan Lawson was an active-duty reserve officer in the Army, stationed at Fort Bliss.  While her husband concentrated on his job

Faculty to Discuss Tom Lea’s Art

By on October 23, 2013

Dr. Melissa Renn: “Right at the Ringside: Life’s War Art Program, 1941-1945” Panel presentation by Dr. Mimi Gladstein, Dr. Ronald Weber, and Dr. Stacy Schultz Thursday, Oct. 24 • 11–1 p.m. University of Texas at El Paso Library • BLUMBERG

Day 80: UTEP’s Cultural Diversity

By on October 13, 2013

Today is Day 80 in the Countdown to UTEP’s Centennial Year. Since UTEP’s first days in 1914 the University has been a culturally diverse institution. Raul Barberena was the first Hispanic instructor in the University of Texas system and taught

Centennial Newsletter 2.4 (July 2013)

By on July 9, 2013

In this issue . . . how the Centennial Plaza captures UTEP’s essence, where to find an Alumni PICK-nic, and a quiz on UTEP faculty. UTEP Centennial Newsletter 2.4 (July 2013)

Students Recognize a Few of UTEP’s ‘Hidden Heroes’

By on May 16, 2013

Museum Studies students are honoring a few of UTEP’s lesser-known “heroes.” An exhibit created in conjunction with UTEP’s Centennial Celebration looks at UTEP’s identity, success and achievements in a nontraditional way. Professor Kerry Doyle, lecturer and director of the Stanlee

1966 Promotional Video

By on March 5, 2013

“Naturally, we are happy and proud to have won the NCAA basketball championship,” declares Texas Western College president Joseph M. Ray, “but the achievements which should offer us the greatest satisfaction are those which pertain to academic excellence.” In short,

More UTEP Stories now Available Online

By on February 4, 2013

We are happy to announce that the University Library has digitized Diamond Days (1991) and posted it online in the Library’s Digital Commons.The volume was prepared in connection with UTEP’s 75th anniversary celebration and contains excerpts of oral history interviews

Dr. Gladys Gregory – Texas Western’s First Female “Full Professor”

By on June 29, 2012

Dr. Gladys Gregory, a long-time faculty member at the Texas State School of Mines and Metallurgy and later Texas Western College (now UTEP), became the first woman at the institution to reach the rank of full professor. In 1951, she became

Public Research University, 1986-

By on March 8, 2012

[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