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UTEP School of Pharmacy Awarded NIH Grant to Study Thirdhand Smoke

Researchers at The University of Texas at El Paso’s School of Pharmacy have been awarded $1.8 million from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the effects of thirdhand smoke on...
4-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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NIH Awards $2.7M Grant to UTEP Biology Professor to Study AIDS-associated Fungal Meningitis

Luis R. Martinez, Ph.D., associate professor of biological sciences at The University of Texas at El Paso, will investigate the basis for Cryptococcus neoformans, a fungus that invades the central nervous system.
13-Aug-2019 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UTEP Wins Prestigious Award for ‘Thank You for 30’ Campaign

UTEP’s fundraising division, Asset Management and Development (AMD), launched the campaign in November 2018, a few months after University President Diana Natalicio announced her plans to retire after more than 30 years at the helm.
9-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UTEP Partners with University at Albany to Map Developing Brain Circuits Underlying Conditioned Fear Responses

A partnership between researchers at The University of Texas at El Paso and the University at Albany (UAlbany) in New York will attempt to understand how neural circuits that encode learned responses to fear develop in mammalian brains
11-Jun-2019 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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For UTEP Doctoral Student, Bumpy Paths Offer Trajectory to Success

Masum Bhuiyan, a doctoral candidate in The University of Texas at El Paso's computational science program, said he first became interested in using data culled from seismic activity after observing earthquakes in 2014 in Arizona and several stock...
5-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UTEP President's Tenure Fashioned through Hundreds of Graphic Tees

“My Tenure in T-shirts” is an exhibition that represents more than 30 years of UTEP affinity and community. Each T-shirt tells a particular story about the University’s rich history through language, design, color and pop culture.
18-Mar-2019 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UTEP Occupational Therapy Students Teach Children Mindful Ways to Ease Stress

More than 200 children ages 5-10 years old practiced yoga, meditation and sensory strategies to help them manage stress, ease test anxiety and focus on their schoolwork. Mindfulness training has been shown to reduce stress and improve mental health...
7-Mar-2019 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UTEP Physics Professor Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from Nature Journal for Mentoring in Science

The honor — given by Nature, the world’s leading multidisciplinary science journal — was formally presented Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, during a ceremony on the UTEP campus.
21-Dec-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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