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Cat Holguin and her four-year old son Daniel celebrate her recent graduation from UTEP.

UTEP professor highlights the struggles of being a student parent

Brianna Chavez, Staff Reporter October 29, 2018

It’s no secret that student parents are more likely disadvantaged when it comes to earning their degree on time, but for the first time ever, a research paper co-authored by a UTEP professor proves why they are at risk. Associate professor of early...

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A great help for those in need

A great help for those in need

Alexia X. Nava Carmona, Staff Reporter October 29, 2018

Dr. Thenral Mangadu, an associate professor in the Department of Public Health at UTEP has helped raise up over  $5 million in research and projects that promote healthier lifestyles for several communities, especially those in the far east El Paso. Dr....

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The Educators: Episode Five: Ginaelisa Cortez

The Educators: Episode Five: Ginaelisa Cortez

Javier Cortez, Contributor July 18, 2018

https://soundcloud.com/user-479248766/the-educators-ginaelisa-cortez The Guest: Ginaelisa Cortez, second-grade teacher at Friendship Public Charter School The Host: Javier Cortez, a senior multimedia journalism major at UTEP. The Episode: On today’s...

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The Educators: Episode Four: Amanda Guillen

The Educators: Episode Four: Amanda Guillen

Javier Cortez, Editor June 14, 2018

https://soundcloud.com/user-479248766/the-educators-episode-5-amanda-guillen The Guest: Amanda Guillen, CBS 4 Forecaster The Host: Javier Cortez, a senior multimedia journalism major at UTEP. The Episode: On today's episode, Amanda Guillen and...

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The Educators: Episode Three: Michaela Roman

The Educators: Episode Three: Michaela Roman

May 30, 2018

https://soundcloud.com/the-prospector-daily/the-educators-episode-3-michaela-roman

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The Educators: Episode Two: Professor Unsworth

The Educators: Episode Two: Professor Unsworth

Javier Cortez, Editor May 19, 2018

https://soundcloud.com/user-479248766/the-educators-episode-2-eric-unsworth The Guest: Professor Erik Unsworth, Director of UTEP's Jazz Ensemble Two and Guitar Division String Bass/Electric Bass at the University of Texas at El Paso in the Department...

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The top 10 seniors pose at the Honors Convocation on April 22 at Magoffin Auditorium including Christian Morales-Castañeda, Tyler Herrera, Paloma Martinez,  Christina Morales, Rachel Arreola, Victoria Diaz, Malvina Muñoz, Victor Hurtado, Aileen Tapia and Lana Hussein.

Top 10 seniors continue longstanding UTEP tradition

Rene Delgadillo, Multimedia Editor April 30, 2018

Each spring semester, UTEP takes the time to celebrate one of the school’s honored traditions by celebrating the accomplishments of its top 10 seniors. “They represent the very best of UTEP talent, high aspirations and hard work, and we very proudly...

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Jaclyn Nava and her sons Albert Nava Jr.,left, and Samuel Nava, right, have been going to school together at UTEP.

Mother of three reflects on going to school at the same time as her sons

April 30, 2018

Most college students might not be too excited if one of their parents were enrolled at the same school as them at the same time. But for brothers Albert and Samuel Nava, doing it with their mom has been a rewarding experience. Jaclyn Nava, 40, graduated...

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Vice President of Student Affairs, Gary Edens presents the tuition increase proposal last November.

UTEP proposes tuition and fees increase for the next two years

Elenie Gonzalez, Staff Reporter November 13, 2017

Students at UTEP may be paying higher tuition and fees in the next two years, according to a tuition forum held Nov. 7. The proposal for tuition and fees increase was unveiled during a presentation at an open forum for UTEP students, faculty and staff...

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Former UTEP president dies

Former UTEP president dies

Rene Delgadillo, Multimedia Editor November 13, 2017

Former UTEP president Haskell Monroe, Jr., died Monday, Nov. 13, in College Station, Texas. He was 86 years old. Monroe was UTEP’s president from 1980 to 1987. He is remembered for opening the University Library and for leading the establishment...

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Chemistry professor embarks on lung cancer research

Chemistry professor embarks on lung cancer research

Rene Delgadillo, Multimedia Editor October 30, 2017

More than 5,000 miles away from where he was born, Rachid Skouta, a chemistry research assistant professor at UTEP, is following his dreams to help fight against lung cancer. Skouta recently received more than $109,300 from the Consejo Nacional de Ciencia...

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Top ways to study for midterms

Top ways to study for midterms

Rene Delgadillo, Multimedia Editor October 16, 2017

Most students find themselves pulling all-nighters, downing coffee and energy drinks during the most stressful weeks of college. With midterm deadlines coming up, one might think that the best thing to do is drop a class because you can’t remember a...

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