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Software Donated to UTPB

Schlumberger, CGG GeoSoftware and Ikon Science have donated nearly $56 million in software to the Geology Program at UTPB.

"Our aim is to train students with modern geoscience tools on workstations," says Sumit Verma, assistant professor of Geophysics and head of the Geology Program. "Exposure to these types of tools in the classroom will make them ready to join leading oil companies.”

More about the donated software

Lecture by Fullbright Scholar Dr. Goff

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 @ 6:00 PM
Museum of the Southwest
1705 W. Missouri Ave., Midland, TX
Free Parking and Admission

Dr. Jennifer Goff has served as Curator of Decorative Art and Modern Design at the National Museum of Ireland since 2007. She says, “I love working with people, teaching, lecturing, researching, publishing, and creating exhibitions which I hope the public enjoy.”

More about Dr. Goff

UTPB Named to Multiple Best Lists

UTPB has been named one of the nation’s best colleges for online learning by AffordableCollegesOnline.org (ACO). ACO is a leader in higher education information, resources and rankings. UTPB was recognized seven times by ACO, which generated their rankings by analyzing cost and quality metrics of thousands of U.S. colleges with online degree programs.

More about UTPB's seven recognitions

Nursing at UTPB

The College of Nursing has released an eight-minute video highlighting the Nursing Program and their fresh and innovative curriculum based on caring, scholarship, and imagination. The video highlights some of the outstanding faculty, students and alumni of the program. Please take a few minutes and see what the College of Nursing has to offer.

Watch the Nursing video

Upcoming Events

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UTPB Presidential Search

The University of Texas System has created a website to keep the community informed about the presidential search as well as to invite nominations and applications for the position.

If you would like to learn more about the search, apply or nominate someone for the position of UTPB president please visit following link for additional information.


Students in Dining Hall

Falcon Days!

UTPB’s visitation day for prospective students and families!

  • February 25, 2017
  • March 25, 2017
  • April 22, 2017

Visit UTPB to learn more about what we can offer you.  Get a glimpse of college life and see why UTPB is ranked one of the top institutions in the state for affordability and recognized for placing our students in jobs related to their major or graduate/professional schools.

Basketball players

Basketball Season

The Men's team is 22-5 and defeated Tarleton State on Thursday to move into 1st place in the Lone Star Conference. The men next play at home on Saturday, February 25th at 7:30pm vs Texas A&M - Commerce. The Women's team is 7-19 and also plays at home on Saturday vs Texas A&M - Commerce at 5:30pm. Come out and support your UTPB Falcons and admission to UTPB home games is free this season.