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January 20, 2011

UTPB Offering Student Shuttle to Wagner and CEED 1/19/12

CBS 7 | 01/19/12 11:11
UTPB has begun a shuttle route between its campus and the Center for Energy and Economic Diversification as well as the new Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center.
UTPB Offering Student Shuttle to Wagner and CEED 1/19/12 UTPB has begun a shuttle route between its campus and the Center for Energy and Economic...


December 22, 2011

Wagner Noel Broadway Series 12/21/11

CBS 7 | 12/21/11 15:55
Midland, TX - The Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center will be hosting a Broadway Series this February. There are many seats still available at $230 for all 4 of the shows in the series.
Wagner Noel Broadway Series 12/21/11 Midland, TX - The Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center will be hosting a Broadway Series this February. There...


December 16, 2011

Experts say time is limited to influence Highway 191 projects

Mywesttexas.com | 12/15/11 23:10
Midland and Odessa have a narrow window in which to work together and create a common vision for future development along the Highway 191 corridor, experts said Thursday.
...envision a node of development around the performing arts center and the University of Texas of the Permian Basin's facilities . In addition to... 


November 04, 2011

Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center 11/03/11

CBS 7 | 11/03/11 22:06
The idea behind the Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center is much bigger than a stage. According to Jack Wood, President of Western National Bank, “It also fits into a package as to what we need to recruit and retain people.
Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center #4 11/3/11 The idea behind the Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center is much bigger than a stage. According to...


October 17, 2011

WHAT'S GOING ON: Oct. 14, 2011

Odessa American Online (AP) | 10/15/11 15:49
EVENTS MIDLAND Casa de Amigos has scheduled their sixth annual Celebrity “Waiters Gone Wild” Dinner benefit at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Petroleum Club, 501 W.
...open to the public. Visit www.noelartmuseum.org. The University of Texas of the Permian Basin Art Association has scheduled Susan Randle: Bugs ,


October 7, 2011

Performing Arts Center Under New Management

KWES NewsWest 9 | 10/06/11 19:01
Staff Report NewsWest 9 MIDLAND COUNTY - The Performing Arts Center at UTPB is under new management. The President of UTPB announced on Thursday that SMG will now manage the Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center.
...Staff Report NewsWest 9 MIDLAND COUNTY - The Performing Arts Center at UTPB is under new management. The President of UTPB announced on Thursday...


September 30, 2011

Students Gaming and Giving for Good 10/1/11 

CBS 7 | 10/01/11 15:34
Playing video games for twenty hours straight may sound like a waste of time but how about gaming for a cause? The University of Texas Permian Basin Coalition of Organized Gaming or “COG” held the gaming and giving for good.
...a waste of time but how about gaming for a cause? The University of Texas Permian Basin Coalition of Organized Gaming or COG held the gaming... 


August 26, 2011

Bob Trentham

Odessa American Online | 08/26/11 03:01
Bob Trentham, UTPB CEED director and Permian Basin FutureGen Task Force member, speaks about FutureGen.
Bob Trentham Bob Trentham, UTPB CEED director and Permian Basin FutureGen Task Force member, speaks about FutureGen .


August 24, 2011

Re-Zoning For Businesses on hwy 191 8/23/11

CBS 7 | 08/23/11 21:39
Midland, TX - City officials hope to restrict the area of highway 191 for a less industrial look. That means businesses will have to get a face-lift. Driving down highway 191, you'll find your industrial businesses, a few retail stores, and an occasional dirt devil, but just down the road from the
...airport is a multi-million-dollar diamond in the rough, the Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center. "This is not just a performing arts center Midland...


August 22, 2011

WHAT'S GOING ON: August 19, 2011

Odessa American Online | 08/20/11 20:16
EVENTS The West Texas Talent Search is looking for contestants for the 2011 competition. First prize is tickets for two to the American Music Awards, which includes round-trip airfare and two-night accommodation in Hollywood.
The Ellen Noël Art Museum, 4909 E. University Blvd., has scheduled a family art night in conjunction with their upcoming exhibit “Beyond Paper Folding: The Art of Joan Son” at 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 30. ...

UTPB degrees combine technology and management

Fuel Fix | 08/21/11 00:00
Brian Jumper’s original plan upon graduating from high school was to spend just one semester at UTPB then go off to another school. But when a friend told him about a relatively new program at the school that combined technical training with management skills, he decided to stay around and finish hi
UTPB degrees combine technology and management Brian Jumper s original plan upon graduating from high school was to spend just one semester at...


August 18, 2011

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


August 8, 2011

Local chapter establishes network for young energy professionals

Fuel Fix | 08/07/11 00:00
By Mella McEwen Oil Editor A network is in place for young professionals working in the energy industry who find their way to Midland. Young Professionals in Energy, a nonprofit organization with chapters in 20 U.
...with other young professional groups, to benefit a scholarship fund for University of Texas of the Permian Basin students. Last year, he said, ....

More than 115 students graduate from UTPB

Mywesttexas.com | 08/06/11 21:45
More than 115 students graduated from the University of Texas of the Permian Basin on Friday. Midland Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Bobby Burns gave the commencement address.
More than 115 students graduate from UTPB More than 115 students graduated from the University of Texas of the Permian Basin on Friday . Midland...


August 4, 2011

Superintendents Address Accountability and Ratings at Town Hall Meeting 8/4/11

CBS 7 | 08/04/11 02:18
Odessa, Texas - After certain MISD, ECISD and Big Spring ISD schools ranked poorly in recently released ratings, accountability is the hot topic and that’s what all three superintendents stressed at a town hall meeting Thursday night at UTPB in Odessa.
...what all three superintendents stressed at a town hall meeting Thursday night at UTPB in Odessa. On the heels of very poor TEA ratings, Big Spring...


August 1, 2011

Revised test for graduate school hopefuls to launch Monday

Mywesttexas.com | 07/30/11 16:39

Come Monday, antonyms, analogies and essay choices will be a thing of the past on the Graduate Record Examination. Though the revised GRE will continue to test applicants on verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning and analytical writing, test developers at Educational Testing Services hope it bett

...Smith, assistant vice president for graduate studies and research at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin. Testing in the 50th percentile... 


July 30, 2011

Tokay’s Kyle Eggers takes his talents to Texas

Lodi News-Sentinel | 07/29/11 02:00

Coming into his senior year at Tokay High School, Kyle Eggers was mulling over his options to continue his baseball career. He had a few offers from NAIA schools, but he was hoping to play Division II ball.

...homers. The performance was good enough to attract the attention of the University of Texas of the Permian Basin, an NCAA Division II school in... 


July 22, 2011

Laurie Johnson named director of Nonprofit Management Center

Mywesttexas.com – 07/22/11 02:23
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The Nonprofit Management Center announced Thursday the appointment of its new director. Laurie Johnson, who has served as the associate director of the center since 2006, will succeed Mark Palmer as director starting Aug.
...from Baylor University and has done post-graduate study at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin. Laurie Johnson named director of Nonprofit...

Area students graduate from program with advanced math, science skills

Mywesttexas.com – 07/22/11 02:22
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ODESSA -- After seven weeks of rigorous math, science and engineering course work, 163 middle and high school students graduated from the Texas Pre-Freshman Engineering Program on Thursday.
...Engineering Program on Thursday. TexPREP is held annually at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin and emphasizes preparing minorities and...

Foundation awards more than $219,000 in scholarships

Mywesttexas.com – 07/22/11 02:22
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The Permian Basin Area Foundation presented more than $219,000 in scholarships to area students during a banquet Thursday night. The foundation awarded $219,682 to 141 area students.
...places. Jack D. Ladd, dean of the School of Business at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin, was the event's featured speaker. PBAF...

City's health department director named president of statewide association

Mywesttexas.com – 07/22/11 02:22
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The manager of the city's health department recently was named president of the Texas Association of Local Health Officials. Celestino "Sal" Garcia, who has worked with the city's health department since 1998, started as an environmental supervisor and was promoted to manager.
...and is working on a master's in public administration at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin. The Texas Association of Local Health...


July 11, 2011 

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...

Educause Quarterly Features Apogee Partner University of Texas of the Permian Basin

InfoTECH Spotlight - TMCnet – 07/11/11 04:12
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Jul 11, 2011 (Close-Up Media via COMTEX) -- Apogee, a provider of managed residential network services to higher education, announced that partner school The University of Texas of the Permian Basin has been featured in the summer edition of Educause Quarterly....

AVID 2011 celebration

Odessa American Online – 07/10/11 21:13
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In 2011, 62 of 63 ECISD students in the AVID program went on to college, with the only noncollege student entering the military. Of those, 42 are scheduled to enter UTPB as part of the program’s community-wide focus in Odessa.
...only noncollege student entering the military. Of those, 42 are scheduled to enter UTPB as part of the program s community-wide focus in Odessa ...

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...

Budget leaves many wanting more funds

Mywesttexas.com – 07/09/11 22:37
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Although they heard the protests, phone calls and petitions not to cut, lawmakers said the citizen mandate to trim budgets rather than raising taxes was loudest of all.
...William Fannin, provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin. He said UTPB is anticipating...

UTPB Family Leadership Institute

Odessa American Online – 07/09/11 02:47
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Jimmy Cabrera encourages ECISD AVID students at UTPB. Jimmy Cabrera encourages ECISD AVID students at UTPB.
UTPB Family Leadership Institute Jimmy Cabrera encourages ECISD AVID students at UTPB. Jimmy Cabrera encourages ECISD AVID students at UTPB.

051209 Math Collaboration

Odessa American Online – 07/09/11 02:42
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UTPB, ECISD and Odessa College are working together to improve the quality of math teaching in Odessa.
051209 Math Collaboration UTPB, ECISD and Odessa College are working together to improve the quality of math teaching in Odessa ...

Social work program receives reaccreditation

Mywesttexas.com – 07/08/11 21:54
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ODESSA -- Social services in the area will continue to see new professionals join the workforce with the reaccreditation of University of Texas of the Permian Basin's Bachelor of Social Work program.
Social work program receives reaccreditation ODESSA -- Social services in the area will continue to see new professionals join the workforce ...

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 ,"...


July 6, 2011 

Swimming at the UTPB Pool

Odessa American Online – 07/05/11 16:59
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Cami McLeod, 5, practices floating in the UTPB swimming pool Tuesday with her dad Scott McLeod, left, and her sister Maci, 4. McLeod brings his daughters to swim weekly.
Swimming at the UTPB pool Cami McLeod, 5, practices floating in the UTPB swimming pool Tuesday with her dad Scott McLeod, left, and her sister ...

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...


July 5, 2011

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...


June 29, 2011

This week for June 30

Mywesttexas.com – 06/28/11 22:28
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Today Permian Basin Petroleum Museum's Brown Bag Lunch and Lecture Series When: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 30 Admission: Free. Bring a lunch. Drinks and dessert will be provided.
...Norman's "'night Mother" When: 8 p.m. today Where: The University of Texas of the Permian Basin's Founder's Theatre. Admission : $10 adults, $5

New Presidential Museum Sign Unveiling 6/28/11

CBS 7 – 06/28/11 17:23
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Odessa, TX - The Presidential Museum now has a new sign to greet visitors. Staff at the museum say it’s a welcome sight - a fresh new sign, along with all the changes happening within the museum collection after partnering with UTPB.
along with all the changes happening within the museum collection after partnering with UTPB. Though it s been up for a little while now, they ...

Business group’s CEO finalists to interview

DailyComet.com – 06/28/11 11:27
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Terrebonne’s economic-development group will interview a second round of finalists for its vacant CEO position today. Interviews were held as part of a meeting that started at 8:30 a.
Texas. He holds a bachelor s degree in business administration from the University of Texas in Odessa. He is a graduate of the Economic Development... 


June 23, 2011

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...

(NR) Team up for scholarships

Odessa American Online – 06/22/11 11:43
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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 College or The University of Texas of the Permian Basin.
...high schools this year to assist in continuing their education at either Odessa College or The University of Texas of the Permian Basin. This... 


June 22, 2011

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...

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...


April 25, 2011

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin art students


Odessa American Online – 04/24/11 06:00 –
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The University of Texas of the Permian Basin art students recently made papier mâché sculptures of the mythical Chupacabra under the watchful eye of visiting printmaker Dennis McNett of Howling Print Co.
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin art students The University of Texas of the Permian Basin art students recently made papier mâché...

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April 20, 2011

CSU-Pueblo prez search down to one


The Pueblo Chieftain – 04/20/11 01:00 –
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One of finalists for the job withdraws his name.
...South Carolina Upstate. Hudson and David Watts, president of the University of Texas of the Permian Basin, were named finalists last week for...

UHV's first presidential candidate forum, with William Fannin, was Tuesday


Victoria Advocate – 04/19/11 19:45 –
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There is no single answer when it comes to solving issues in higher education, William Fannin, a finalist in the University of Houston-Victoria's presidential search, said Tuesday.
...Victoria," said Fannin, provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin. "But, as you know, in...


April 18, 2011

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April 11, 2011

UPTB internship seminar for public


Odessa American Online – 04/10/11 07:10 –
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A free internship seminar open to the public discussing where to find internships and what criteria an employer must meet before advertising an unpaid internship is scheduled to take place from 12:30 p.
Thursday in the Mac Boring Room on the first floor of the Mesa Building at UTPB, 4901 E. University Blvd. The seminar includes a free lunch and will...

Brown Estate Generous to West Texas Schools


Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog – 04/08/11 12:28 –
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Clarine and George Brown spent most of their lives in West Texas. During her life, Clarine was a school teacher and spent a great deal of time assessing charitable causes.
...School, $10,000 to First Presbyterian Church of Odessa, $50,000 to UTPB, $10,000 to Ector County Library, $10,000 to the Andrews County Library ,

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April 6, 2011

Painting majors meet artist


Odessa American Online – 04/05/11 06:00 –
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