Check out photos from the UTEP campus in Spring 2019.
Paydirt Pete makes a confetti angel at UTEP's celebration of its R1 designation from the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education on Jan. 29 in Centennial Plaza. Students, faculty and staff gathered to as President Diana Natalicio spoke about the distinctionUTEP Cheerleaders, the Marching Miners, and the Golddiggers joined in the celebration.
UTEP celebrated its longest-running tradition, TCM Day, on Friday, March 15 TCM Day is celebrated on the UTEP campus every March in observance of St. Patrick’s Day. The tradition began in 1920 when UTEP was known as the Texas College of Mines and Metallurgy, or TCM. It is an annual rite of passage to initiate new engineers and geologists into the Order of St. Patrick, the patron saint of engineers. Students not pursuing engineering degrees also are able to participate in TCM Day activities.
At UTEP's inaugural TEDxUTEP event, students, faculty, staff and alumni delivered inspiring talks to an enthusiastic crowd on Feb. 2, 2019 in Union Cinema.
The Challenge Box, an exhibition from Lockheed Martin in UTEP's Undergraduate Learning Center on Feb. 20, engaged students by having them solve one of four science, engineering, math or physics problems to gain access to the interior.
UTEP's Campus Office of Undergraduate Research Initiatives, or COURI, held its Spring Symposium on Saturday, April 13 in the Undergraduate Learning Center. It provided a unique opportunity for undergraduate researchers, scholars and artists to present and discuss their research with faculty, peers and the community.
An opening reception for an exhibit featuring photos and personal stories of first-generation college students was held Monday, April 22 in the Union Gallery. It celebrated first-generation students, alumni, faculty and staff whose parents did not receive a baccalaureate degree and who are working to become the first in their family to graduate.
Students in UTEP Greek organizations celebrated Arbor Day in April by working with members of Facilities Services to make campus a little greener. Earlier this year, UTEP received a Tree Campus USA designation from the Arbor Day Foundation, validating the University’s continuous efforts to be a sustainable green space.
Students de-stressed with adorable pups as part of UTEP Student Engagement and Leadership Center's Spring 2019 Finals Week activities.
UTEP President Diana Natalicio talked to UTEP's Top Ten Seniors at the the Honors Convocation ceremony Sunday, April 28 in Magoffin Auditorium. UTEP honored the achievements of students, faculty and staff in areas of service, leadership and academics at the annual event.
UTEP’s Counseling and Psychological Services, in collaboration with various offices on campus, hosted Dare to Self-Care today in Centennial Plaza. The event, which was part of Mental Health Awareness Month, featured stress management and mindfulness activities at self-care mobile stations. The event was designed to help participants see mental health from a perspective that includes an integration of mind and body and to reduce stress before finals week.
UTEP students took a break from studying for an evening filled with games, dancing, delicious food and great company during Up All Night on Tuesday, May 14.