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2013-12-06 12:23:56

Ticket Down (www.ticketdown.com) announces that the Sun Bowl Stadium in El Paso is thrilled to host the popular boy band, One Direction, on 9/19/14. Ticket Down has slashed prices on tickets for this blockbuster tour to assist their loyal customers in Texas. EL PASO, Texas, Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ticket Down announces that One Direction is coming to the Sun Bowl on Friday, September 19th. 1D fans in the El Paso metropolitan area are thrilled that their favorite band...

2013-11-25 16:26:20

EL PASO, Texas, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Paso del Norte Institute for Healthy Living (IHL) announced today that it has hired Dr. Leah Whigham as its inaugural Executive Director. Dr. Whigham will officially join the Institute on January 1, 2014. Dr. Whigham is currently the Research Nutritionist in the Healthy Body Weight Research Unit of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) in North Dakota. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131125/DA23523) "We are...

2013-09-27 23:20:41

Unusual partnership brings together two very different institutions to see if hands-on, interactive approach can boost leadership skills, minority student retention in engineering. Needham, Mass. and El Paso, Texas (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) and Olin College of Engineering have entered into a groundbreaking multi-year partnership to explore whether hands-on, interactive learning approaches such as those in use at Olin can boost leadership skills...

2012-12-06 08:31:10

ARMONK, N.Y., Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced new social business software to help enterprise clients collaborate easily and securely in the cloud using the broadest range of mobile devices. The new IBM SmartCloud services include new social networking features and the release of IBM SmartCloud Docs, a cloud-based office productivity suite, which allows users to simultaneously collaborate on word processing, spreadsheet and presentation documents to improve...

2012-08-31 12:12:04

NASA Chief Technologist Mason Peck will join officials from The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), along with state and local leaders, for the official opening of the Center for Space Exploration Technology Research (cSETR) and the NASA Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Aerospace Education Laboratory at 12:30 p.m. EDT (10:30 a.m. MDT), Thursday, Sept. 6. The opening will take place in the foyer of the university's engineering building. The NASA-funded cSETR conducts analytical,...

2012-08-30 02:21:24

WASHINGTON, Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Chief Technologist Mason Peck will join officials from The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), along with state and local leaders, for the official opening of the Center for Space Exploration Technology Research (cSETR) and the NASA Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Aerospace Education Laboratory at 12:30 p.m. EDT (10:30 a.m. MDT), Thursday, Sept. 6. The opening will take place in the foyer of the university's engineering...

Effects Of Manufactured Nanoparticles On Soybean Crops Examined By Scientists
2012-08-20 15:38:54

Sunscreens, lotions, and cosmetics contain tiny metal nanoparticles that wash down the drain at the end of the day, or are discharged after manufacturing. Those nanoparticles eventually end up in agricultural soil, which is a cause for concern, according to a group of environmental scientists that recently carried out the first major study of soybeans grown in soil contaminated by two manufactured nanomaterials (MNMs). The team was led by scientists at UC Santa Barbara's Bren School of...

2012-07-25 02:25:12

Design Emphasizes Sustainability, Quality of Life EL PASO, Texas, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Texas at El Paso is embarking on one of the most ambitious greening efforts that any urban campus of higher education has ever undertaken. The University will spend an estimated $25 million through the balance of this decade to implement eight landscape greening projects that were designed by Lake/Flato and Ten Eyck architectural firms. "At the heart of this is...

2011-11-08 16:12:00

NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Nov. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Contemporary Services Corporation, the world leader in providing crowd management services, is thrilled to announce its three-year contract with the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) to provide ushers, ticket takers, security, and parking services for Sun Bowl Stadium, Don Haskins Center, Magoffin Auditorium, and other various facilities on UTEP campus. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090714/LA45941LOGO) CSC El Paso is...

2011-10-31 08:03:00

EL PASO, Texas, Oct. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Texas at El Paso alumnus Mike Loya, president of energy giant Vitol Inc., returned to his alma mater to pledge a $10 million gift, the largest donation to date to the University's Centennial Campaign. UTEP President Diana Natalicio made the announcement Oct. 19. "Like many engineers I know, Mike Loya is not a big talker, but he's certainly a big doer," President Natalicio said. "This major gift represents his...