College of Science Seminars / Colloquia

January 30. Huan Xie, Ph.D.
"Development of Nanomedicine for Drug Delivery and Photothermal Cancer Therapy"

February 5. Yaoqui Zhu, Ph.D.
"The Human Body as a Reaction Factory: Biotransformation Studies of Chemical Entities and Discovery of Better Therapeutics"

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College of Science Research Enhancement Funds

Multidisciplinary Pilot Projects

2014 - 2015. Read more

2013 - 2014. Read more

Graduate Student - Faculty Fellowship Program

2014 - 2015 Read more




UTEP Geological Sciences graduate students presented research at AGU

The AGU fall meeting is the largest Earth and space science meeting in the world with more than 25,000 scientists discussing emerging trends and the latest research in cutting-edge science.

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Undergraduate Banner Bearer – Samuel Garcia

Samuel was born and raised in El Paso, Texas in abject poverty by parents with only a second-grade education. His parents immigrated from Mexico and faced many hardships throughout their stay.

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Graduate Marshal of Students – Virginia Rojo - MAT Science

Virginia has lived most of her life in El Paso. In 1991 she earned a BS in Nursing from UTEP and has enjoyed a fulfilling career in nursing since that time. Her teaching experience as a nurse led her back to UTEP to pursue a MAT in Science.

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UTEP Headlines Video Newscast for 01.23.15



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Welcome from the Dean

Within these pages are links to careers in all areas of Science and Mathematics, including exciting new fields of Forensic Science and Bioinformatics. Whether you are just out of high school or already have some college credit, we have Bachelor of Science degree programs that will make the most of your experience and advanced course credit.


If you are still considering multiple career goals, we can help with opportunities for real experiences in teaching, research, or medicine. If your accomplishments and focus means that post-graduate education is a certainty, ask about our accelerated programs leading to Master of Science and to Medical degrees. Come be a part of UTEPs transition to a National Research Laboratory! If your dreams include science or mathematics, this is the place to start making those dreams a reality!


Dr. Robert Kirken, Dean
College of Science

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Supporting the College of Science

"We are priviledged, to help students that want to pursue a continued education. I hear from these students every year, and have met a few of them. They are wonderful!"

--Vernon and Joy Hunt established the Vernon G. and Joy Hunt Endowed Scholarship Fund in Geology

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