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This week at UTEP: July 16-21

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UTEP received outstanding feedback from The Southern Association of Colleges in their report released every 10 years.

2018 Solar Car Challenge comes to UTEP

On Friday, July 20 UTEP will host the Solar Car Challenge–a day-long exhibition that showcases the best solar cars made by high school students from across the country. The 15-month educational program sees the students travel across Texas to California, showcasing their cars, with UTEP being one of the final stops along the way. The event will be hosted by the College of Engineering’s Excellence in Technology, Engineering and Science, or ExciTES, program at the Schuster Parking Garage (SC1). The event is free and open to the public, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.


UTEP professor receives prestigious accolade

Dr. Angela Frederick, assistant professor of sociology in the Department of Sociology & Anthropology, was awarded the 2018 Sociology of Sex and Gender Distinguished Article Award for outstanding scholarship for her recent work published in Gender & Society–a premier peer-reviewed journal in field of sociology and women’s studies by the American Sociological Association (ASA). Dr. Frederick’s work, “Risky Mothers and the Normalcy Project: Women with Disabilities Negotiate Scientific Motherhood”, was published in the journal’s February edition, the focus of Frederick’s paper was on the discrimination mothers with disabilities face under changing cultural beliefs about motherhood. Dr. Frederick will be honored in August by the ASA in Philadelphia.




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Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter
Javier Cortez is a staff reporter for The Prospector. He is a senior multimedia journalism major, with a minor in English Rhetoric. Javier was born and raised in El Paso, TX and before coming to UTEP in the summer of 2012, he graduated from Irvin High School, where he was a four-year varsity tennis player, a member of student council and a class officer for his graduating class. He has also worked for the El Paso Diablos as a sports information intern on their media relations team. In his spare time, Javier loves to write columns for the perspectives section in the school newspaper—whether it is sports, pop culture, religion, and society he loves to write about it. To go along with writing, Javier loves reading anything about sports, religion, and non-fiction.
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