Research News

Fri, 14 Feb 2014
Grant Creates New Faculty Fellows for Border Studies
For more than two decades, UTEP’s Center for Inter-American and Border Studies (CIBS) has been offering students, faculty and researchers the opportunity to concentrate on topics related to borders at an institution located along the U.S.-Mexico border ...[more]


Fri, 07 Feb 2014
UTEP Encyclopedia Writes the Book on University History
Did UTEP hire the first Hispanic teacher in The University of Texas System? Was Coca-Cola or Pepsi the official beverage of UTEP? Who was one of the earliest advocates for the creation of a school of mines in El Paso?

The UTEP Encyclopedia — an online archive of school facts born out of the Centennial Celebration — can answer all of these questions and other inquiries related to UTEP’s history ...[more]


Fri, 07 Feb 2014
Mentors Help Parents Navigate Child Welfare System
The University of Texas at El Paso is one of two Texas universities selected by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) to launch the Texas CPS Parent Partners project, a yearlong pilot program with Child Protective Services (CPS) ...[more]


Fri, 31 Jan 2014
Mexican Immigrants’ Resiliency Leads to Better Mental Health
Research shows that Mexican immigrants in the United States are less likely to suffer from depression and other mental health disorders than people who were born in this country, said Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, M.D., Ph.D., an internationally renowned expert on mental health in ethnic populations ...[more]


Thu, 23 Jan 2014
Improving the Odds Against Lung Cancer
For many, lung cancer is diagnosed too late ...[more]


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