BUILDing SCHOLARS

   THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO

Meet three BUILDing SCHOLARS postdoctoral fellows in the latest edition of UTEP Magazine and learn why postdocs are a significant factor in UTEP’s vision of becoming a Tier One research institution.

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Six graduating seniors and their families were recognized on May 6 at the third annual BUILDing SCHOLARS Center Welcome Orientation held at the Tómas Rivera Conference Center on The University of Texas of El Paso (UTEP) campus alongside 20 incoming students selected for the prestigious BUILD biomedical traineeship sponsored by the National Institutes of Health.

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The event, held on March 28, brought approximately 70 outstanding undergraduate students from Texas universities to the State Capitol in Austin, where they presented the results of their research to state senators, state representatives and the general public.

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EL PASO, Texas – Four full-time faculty members at The University of Texas at El Paso were recognized for their excellence in student research mentoring at the Sept. 29 UTEP Research Forum, sponsored by The Vice President for Research and The Office of Research and Sponsored Projects, as a collaborative effort between the National Institutes of Health sponsored-BUILDing SCHOLARS Center and UTEP colleges of Engineering, Health Sciences, Liberal Arts and Science.

The awardees included: Evgeny Shafirovich, Ph.D., associate professor of mechanical engineering; Feng Yang, Ph.D., assistant professor of kinesiology; Samuel Brunk, Ph.D., chair of the history department and and the Dr. and Mrs. W.H. Timmons professor of borderlands history; and Jorge A. Lopez, Ph.D., chair and Shumaker professor of physics.

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Join the BUILDing SCHOLARS Center and Lawrence J. Hubert, Ph.D., co-author of A Statistical Guide for the Ethically Perplexed and Lyle Lanier professor of psychology and professor of statistics and educational psychology (emeritus) at the Department of Psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, for a two-day professional development workshop on Oct. 21-22.

Learn about applied probabilistic reasoning, clinical and actuarial predictions, and more! Everyone is welcome. 

Please register for the day(s) you plan on attending.

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