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UTEP Focuses on Re-Enrolling ‘Stop-outs’ with $3M Grant from U.S. Department of Education

The University of Texas at El Paso is working to help students struggling to complete their degree with a $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The multi-pronged effort is focused on re-engaging and re-enrolling students who have...
5-Jan-2022 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UTEP Team Finds Evidence of COVID-19 in Texas Deer

Research conducted by Douglas Watts, Ph.D., professor of biological sciences at The University of Texas at El Paso, has found COVID-19 present in white-tailed deer in Texas. A report on the discovery was published recently in Vector-Borne and...
23-Dec-2021 1:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UTEP to Advance Cybersecurity Talent Pipeline with $4M Grant

The CyberCorps Scholarship for Service program at The University of Texas at El Paso, designed to prepare cybersecurity professionals who can improve the nation’s security and economic competitiveness, has received a $4 million grant from the...
20-Dec-2021 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UTEP Receives $917K Grant to Advance Semiconductor Technology

The Center for Advanced Materials Research at The University of Texas at El Paso has received a $917,000 grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research to continue developing and improving advanced materials for national defense, power...
15-Dec-2021 2:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UTEP to Work on Solutions to Reduce Drug Use-Related HIV in the El Paso-Ciudad Juárez Border

The University of Texas at El Paso will develop a sustainable public health intervention to suppress human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in people who use drugs in the El Paso-Ciudad Juárez border region. The initiative will be funded by a $3...
10-Dec-2021 3:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UTEP Biomedical Engineering Professor Named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Thomas Boland, Ph.D., UTEP professor of biomedical engineering, is the third UTEP faculty member to be named an NAI Fellow. The honor was announced this week in recognition of Boland’s innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions...
9-Dec-2021 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UTEP, El Paso Electric Launch Partnership for Energy Research, Education

Under the agreement, El Paso Electric (EPE) will collaborate with UTEP on a number of new initiatives, including the creation of exchange programs, joint research and professional development programs, and collaboration on community engagement...
30-Nov-2021 4:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UTEP’s New Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Concentration to Address Region’s Nursing Shortage

The University of Texas at El Paso’s School of Nursing will offer the only neonatal concentration and postgraduate certificate for nurse practitioners in West Texas and New Mexico starting in the spring 2022 semester.
16-Nov-2021 2:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

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