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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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Progress of Unmanned Aerial Systems Program at UTEP is Soaring

Michael McGee, Ph.D., has made UTEP the focal point of efforts to significantly improve public safety and bolster border security through the utilization of drone technology. His ability to bridge communication between various governmental agencies...
19-Nov-2018 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UTEP Will Be Leader in 3D-Printing Data Collection under Expanded Partnership with America Makes

The amended agreement is an expansion of one originally signed in April 2015, which made UTEP the first America Makes Satellite Center. The updated pact expands the Keck Center’s national impact by providing additional services to America Makes...
7-Nov-2018 7:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UTEP EM Lab Develops World’s First 3D Volumetric Circuit

The EM Lab’s latest breakthrough is its most ambitious and far-reaching yet. Earlier this year, researchers completed the first true three-dimensional, volumetric circuit using a fully automated process.
24-Oct-2018 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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