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Domestic Mallards Gone Wild

A recent study published in the journal Molecular Ecology presents significant findings related to the genetic makeup of two North American iconic ducks: mallards and American black ducks.
17-Jan-2020 12:10 AM EST Add to Favorites

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UTEP Receives $1M to Develop System to Increase Number of Students Who Pursue Graduate Engineering Studies

The University of Texas at El Paso’s Electrical and Computer Engineering Department was awarded $1 million from the National Science Foundation to help low-income, academically talented undergraduate students in engineering successfully advance to...
14-Jan-2020 3:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UTEP's Dr. Skateboard Pictures Novel Way to Teach

William Robertson, Ph.D., professor of teacher education, has written a 24-page “graphic novel,” or comic book, to give teachers another tool to demonstrate principles of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
7-Jan-2020 12:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UTEP Professor Named a 2019 National Academy of Inventors Fellow

The honor recognizes Wicker’s “spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development and the welfare of society,” according to the NAI’s announcement.
6-Jan-2020 7:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UTEP Students Find $100 Solutions to Address Challenges

Students in The University of Texas at El Paso's Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitation Sciences program participated in a global service-learning program in which students receive $100 to create projects that generate sustainable changes in local...
19-Dec-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UTEP Receives $19M to Study Cancer Affecting Mexican-Americans

This grant will provide significant research funds for UTEP cancer scientists to understand better the molecular mechanisms, and possible environmental and lifestyle factors that contribute to this multifaceted disease.
16-Oct-2019 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UTEP and Lockheed Martin Sign Agreement to Employ Students in El Paso

The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) President Heather Wilson and Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control Vice President of Engineering & Technology Travis Coomer signed a Memorandum of Agreement today that will employ UTEP students as...
9-Oct-2019 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NIH Awards $15.2M Grant to UTEP for Biomedical Training

Some of the areas of focus include cancer, addiction, environmental health, health disparities, infectious disease, translational biomedicine, and degenerative and chronic diseases. Its visionary approach addresses individual, psychosocial and...
1-Oct-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Located in one of the largest binational communities in the world, The University of Texas at El Paso is unique among research institutions. UTEP enrolls more than 23,000 students, most of whom are Hispanic and many who are the first in their families to attend college. The University invests more than $90 million in research annually and still maintains the lowest net cost of any research university in the country. Ranked among the top 10 universities in the nation by Washington Monthly magazine and #1 for improving the social mobility of its students, UTEP is the first national research university serving a 21st century student demographic. Learn more at


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