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Day 4: A Tradition of Opportunity

By on December 28, 2013

Students’ destinies are determined neither by race, ethnicity, gender, nor zip code. All students deserve the opportunity to develop their talents and nourish their dreams.

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

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

Regional University, 1960-

By on March 6, 2012

[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,