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Special Lighting of Mining Minds to Commemorate Class of 2014

By on May 13, 2014

The Mining Minds pickaxe sculpture at UTEP’s University Avenue roundabout will be illuminated in blue and orange from Wednesday evening, May 14, through Sunday evening, May 18, to commemorate The University of Texas at El Paso’s Class of 2014.

Mining Minds

Day 1: A Tradition of Believing in Dreams

By on December 31, 2013

Dreams bring everyone together on a university campus and, perhaps more than any other institution in our society, universities are places where dreams do come true.

Day 29: Mining Minds Sculpture

By on December 3, 2013

Today is Day 29 in the Countdown to UTEP’s Centennial Year. The pick has long been the symbol of UTEP.  It dates back to the early days of the establishment of the State School of Mines & Metallurgy 100 years