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1/27/12

Falcon Day Information Session Planned

Odessa American Online (AP) | 01/26/12 05:00
Please join the UTPB Office of Admissions for Falcon Day! Falcon Days showcase all of the great things that UTPB has to offer in academics and include presentations about Admissions, Financial Aid, and Housing.
Falcon Day Information Session Planned Please join the UTPB Office of Admissions for Falcon Day! Falcon Days showcase all of the great things ...

11/04/11

CollegeWeekLive Launches the World's Largest Virtual College Fair Today With 300 Leading Colleges

Reuters Press Release News Headlines | 11/03/11 08:20
CollegeWeekLive Launches the World's Largest Virtual College Fair Today With 300 Leading Colleges BOSTON, Nov. 3, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CollegeWeekLive, the world's largest college fair and admissions website, is hosting the premier admissions event of the Fall season Wednesday November 2nd and T
...of Tampa University of Technology, Sydney University of Tennessee University of Texas at Brownsville University of Texas of the Permian Basin...

10/17/11

ODC approves Project Green Freedom

Green Technology | 10/14/11 18:17
Oct 14, 2011 (Odessa American - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) -- ODESSA, Texas -- The partnership between the University of Texas of the Permian Basin and Los Alamos National Laboratory has yielded positive results for the two entities with the Odessa Development Corp.
...(Odessa American - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX ) -- ODESSA, Texas -- The partnership between the University of Texas of the...

10/07/11

[MRT] Wagner Nöel names its management company

Odessa American Online (AP) | 10/06/11 23:28
Although booking and rental prices for the new Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center still are unknown, interested groups now know they’ll have to direct all their requests to SMG management company in Pennsylvania.
...control of all rentals and bookings of the $81 million facility, UTPB President David Watts said during a news conference Thursday. Bob Papke ,

09/30/11

Eagle Ford: As oil flows, so do region's jobs and growth with no end near

Corpus Christi Caller-Times (AP) | 10/01/11 21:30
Photo by Todd Yates, Corpus Christi Caller-Times. The sun rises as a drilling rig continues its work near Three Rivers.
with labor forces that were already thin, are more susceptible, University of Texas of the Permian Basin economics professor Scott Carson said .

08/25/11

Science building open for business

Odessa American Online | 08/24/11 17:25
Eight years of planning are over. Now the learning begins. The University of Texas of the Permian Basin’s new $54 million Science and Technology building opened with the start of classes Monday.
...Eight years of planning are over. Now the learning begins. The University of Texas of the Permian Basin s new $54 million Science and Technology...

08/23/11

UTPB's SBDC Director Receives "2011 State Star" Award 8/22/11

CBS 7 | 08/22/11 14:22
Odessa, TX - The direct of the Small Business Development Center for the University of Texas of the Permian Basin has a reason to celebrate. Director, Enrique Romero, has been chosen as the 2011 State Star by the directors of the Northwest Texas SBCD's.
UTPB's SBDC Director Receives "2011 State Star" Award 8/22/11 Odessa , TX - The direct of the Small Business Development Center for the University ...

08/22/11

UTPB sees record growth, especially in engineering programs

Mywesttexas.com | 08/20/11 18:30
ODESSA -- With another semester starting, officials at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin expect enrollment to continue its upward trend. In fall 2010, UTPB enrolled 4,063 students -- a growth of 78.
UTPB sees record growth, especially in engineering programs ODESSA -- With another semester starting, officials at the University of Texas of...

08/19/11

Performing art center nearing completion

Odessa American Online | 08/18/11 16:52
Despite the loss of its director, progress is continuing on UTPB’s new $81 million Wagner-Noël Performing Arts Center. While Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Famer Rod Stewart is set to perform at the facility’s Nov. ...nearing completion Despite the loss of its director, progress is continuing on UTPB s new $81 million Wagner-Noël Performing Arts Center. While ...

08/18/11

ODC gives $1.5M for desal research, questions Hispanic chamber

TMCnet.com | 08/17/11 21:08
Aug 17, 2011 (Odessa American - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) -- ODESSA, Texas -- Odessa Development Corp. members approved a preliminary budget Tuesday, but they will be looking to amend it at their September meeting to reduce funding to the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce by tyin
The ODC also heard a presentation of project Green Freedom from University of Texas of the Permian Basin president David Watts and professor...

New Cheap And Easy Transportation Between Midland - Odessa 08/17/11

CBS 7 | 08/17/11 19:05
Midland, Texas - Transportation between Midland-Odessa will soon be easier and cheaper. EZ Rider held a board meeting to iron out final details in the new route between Midland and Odessa.
...between Midland and Odessa. There will be four stops at Midland College , UTPB and both downtown transportation hubs. The fares have been set at $2

08/17/11

ODC approves preliminary budget

Odessa American Online | 08/16/11 20:02
Odessa Development Corp. members approved a preliminary budget Tuesday, but they will be looking to amend it at their September meeting to reduce funding to the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce by tying the money to the chamber’s efforts in bringing in manufacturing jobs.
The ODC also heard a presentation of project Green Freedom from University of Texas of the Permian Basin president David Watts and professor...

08/11/11

Annexation of Highway 191 area approved on first reading

Mywesttexas.com | 08/09/11 20:30
The City Council moved ahead Tuesday in its efforts to continue protecting the Highway 191 corridor. In four separate 5-0 votes, the council approved the annexation and zoning of two plots of land around Highway 191 and Farm-to-Market Road 1788.
...zone should ensure the area around the CEED center and any future University of Texas of the Permian Basin expansion is "unencumbered ." Public...

US Department of Energy Funding 11 New Energy Research Projects

JPT Online | 08/10/11 09:30
10 August 2011—Research for improved technologies in hydrocarbon extraction from unconventional formations and mature fields is being encouraged by the US government.
...that small producers can use as guides for implementing projects. The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (Odessa, Texas ) Identifying and...

08/02/11

UTPB receives $859K for oil-industry research

Odessa American Online | 08/01/11 18:43
Despite discussion in Austin about the role of research in University of Texas System, UTPB is still getting money to try to figure out new ways to get new oil out of old fields.
UTPB receives $859K for oil-industry research Despite discussion in Austin about the role of research in University of Texas System, UTPB is...

[NR] EZ-Rider to set up inter-city service

Odessa American Online | 08/01/11 17:02
EZ-Rider, through coordinated contract for service with All-Aboard America, has been awarded $1.6 million to be administered by the Texas Department of Transportation to establish an inter-city connection between Midland and Odessa.
...will start Sept.1. There will be designated Park and Rides at UTPB in Odessa and at Midland College with transfer points at the malls in both...

DOE Selects Projects Totaling $12.4 Million Aimed at Increasing Domestic Energy Production While Enhancing Environmental Protection

Technology Today | 08/01/11 16:50
Focus is on Shale Gas, Enhanced Oil Recovery Washington, D.C. – A total of 11 research projects that will help find ways to extract more energy from unconventional oil and gas resources while reducing environmental risks have been selected totaling $12.
$624,000; Recipient share: $156,000; Duration: 2 years The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (Odessa, TX) - Identifying and Developing Technology... 

07/25/11

MDC to consider funding nuclear energy projects, research at UPTB

Mywesttexas.com – 07/22/11 19:57
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With few funding options remaining, the University of Texas of the Permian Basin's president said support from area Economic Development corporations is one of their last options for sustaining certain energy projects.
...projects, research at UPTB With few funding options remaining, the University of Texas of the Permian Basin's president said support from area...

LETTER: See the lights? It's a train wreck coming

Odessa American Online – 07/24/11 06:00
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Some say demography is destiny. The baby boom generation has created enormous challenges and opportunities. The sustained economic boom following WWII, the fantastic growth in housing, the seemingly ever increasing demand for automobiles, consumerism, and the growth in every aspect of our economy...
Other research points to online teaching as effective. Last year, UT Permian Basin s online enrollment rose by 40 percent, while the university ...

Get a voice

Odessa American Online – 07/23/11 06:40
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An All-Region Voice Camp is scheduled Aug. 1-3 at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin. Camp cost is $75. Call Yvonne Drinkard at 552-3286 or email music@utpb.
...voice An All-Region Voice Camp is scheduled Aug. 1-3 at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin. Camp cost is $75. Call Yvonne Drinkard...

07/13/11

OUR VIEW: Watts, Odessa achieve much with AVID

Odessa American Online – 07/10/11 06:00
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THE POINT — AVID is good for students and the community.
...something about it. The results can be simply incredible. University of Texas of the Permian Basin President David Watts was recently honored...

UTPB on track with new nursing program

Mywesttexas.com – 07/11/11 04:47
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ODESSA-- To help combat Texas' nursing shortage, the University of Texas of the Permian Basin is on track to start a bachelor of science in nursing program in fall 2012.
UTPB on track with new nursing program ODESSA-- To help combat Texas ' nursing shortage, the University of Texas of the Permian Basin is on track...

CBS 7 Exclusive Look Inside The Wagner-Noel Performing Arts Center

CBS 7 – 07/08/11 21:42
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Midland, Texas- The Wager-Noel Performing Arts Center is nearing completion after more than two year's of construction and it's receiving attention worldwide.
...features a 1,800-seat auditorium, recital halls and classrooms for UTPB's Performing Arts Department. "State of the art acoustics, sound system ,"...

07/06/11

UTPB Science building preparing to open

CBS 7 – 07/05/11 12:55
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Odessa, Texas- UTPB's new Science and Technology Building is close to completed. The 54 million dollar building which is now over two years into construction is receiving its final touches.
UTPB Science Building Preparing To Open Odessa, Texas- UTPB's new Science and Technology Building is close to completed. The 54 million dollar...

07/05/11

Science building nears completion

Reprinted from Odessa American Online – 07/03/11 17:30
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The tile floors are in place in the lobby of the University of Texas of the Permian Basin's new $54 million Science and Technology Building.
...building nears completion The tile floors are in place in the lobby of the University of Texas of the Permian Basin's new $ 54 million Science and...

 

06/27/11

Dr. Watts on the value of a university education

Odessa American Online – 06/25/11 17:04
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June 25, 2011 5:04 PM
by Dr. David Watts, president of the University of Texas of the Permian Basin.

“You get what you pay for.” Sometimes we forget that. It applies to universities as well as cars, houses and investments. Just when Texas is billions of dollars short in tax revenue, critics say we can spend less and get a better product in a higher university education. Everyone loves a bargain, but Texas, like everyone else, gets what it pays for.

A university education is a valuable experience for both the community and the individual. A university graduate makes more than $1 million more in the course of a lifetime than a high school graduate.

The farther one goes up the educational ladder, the higher, on the average, are ...

06/26/11

Names in the News

Mywesttexas.com – 06/26/11 00:31
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AUSTIN - The Texas Bankers Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Texas Bankers Association, presented a Cornerstone Award to FirstCapital Bank of Texas, N.
...services, preparing technical proposals and developing project budgets . UTPB hosts CPA review courses Accountants interested in sitting for the...

06/23/11

Education Foundation, Odessa College and UTPB Team Up For College Scholarships

CBS 7 – 06/22/11 11:40
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Editor's Note: The following is a news release from the Ector County Education Foundation. Odessa, TX.) Odessa’s Education Foundation has announced that $200,000 is being made available to graduates of Ector County ISD high schools this year to assist in continuing their education at either Odessa
Education Foundation, Odessa College and UTPB Team Up For College Scholarships 6/22/11 Editor's Note: The following is a news release from the...

06/23/11

Boys and Girls Club to join Empty Bowls fundraiser

Odessa American Online – 06/22/11 17:37
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The Empty Bowls fundraiser is going to have a whole group of new faces this year as the Boys and Girls Club of Odessa will be joining in to help raise money for the West Texas Food Bank.
Chancellor said Stanley, who is also a professor at UTPB, helped the organization purchase a kiln last year, which has helped ...

06/22/11

First Day of Summer

Odessa American Online – 06/21/11 08:17
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Sunrise viewed from Stonehenge
...people gathered to watch the sun rise this morning at the Stonehenge replica at UTPB. Today is the first day of summer and is the summer solstice...

06/22/11

University of Texas of the Permian Basin art students

Odessa American Online – 06/21/11 06:00
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University of Texas of the Permian Basin students learn a new use for discarded T-shirts in Mario Kiran’s Papermaking class (ARTS 3360). To recycle the T-shirts, first, the fabric is cut into small chunks, then soaked overnight, then threaded through a Hollander beater to make pulp.
University of Texas of the Permian Basin students University of Texas of the Permian Basin students learn a new use for discarded T-shirts in...