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Dr. Mei-Zhen Cui STAR Faculty Member

UTPB hires Fifth Rising STAR Faculty Member

UTPB has received a $500,000 grant from the UT System STARs Program to hire Biology researcher, Mei-Zhen Cui. Currently employed at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Cui holds a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from the Tokyo Institute of Technology. Cui will join the UTPB College of Arts and Sciences as a professor of Biology. Her research focuses on molecular mechanisms underlying vascular diseases.

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Dr. Xuemin Xu

UTPB hires Fourth STAR Faculty Member

UTPB has received a $500,000 grant from the UT System STARs Program to hire Biology researcher, Xuemin Xu. Currently employed at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Xu holds a PhD in Molecular Biology from the Tokyo Institute of Technology. Xu will join UTPB as a professor of Biology. His past research has focused in the areas of Alzheimer’s Disease and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Disease.

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UTPB Engineering Building Rendering

UTPB’s Investment in Engineering is a Game Changer

Expansion continues for the College of Engineering at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin, with the addition of two more degrees. The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) has given approval to UTPB to offer Bachelor of Science degrees in both Chemical and Electrical Engineering.

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Raul Stevens

Stevens Takes UTPB Tennis to National Level

While UTPB junior Raul Stevens had a great 2016 singles season, his 2017 is shaping up to be even better. Stevens ended the fall schedule as the winner of the ITA South Central Regional Championships. He won six matches to advance to the ITA Oracle Cup in Rome, Georgia. It was a weekend Stevens, from Pretoria, South Africa, couldn’t have imagined while growing up.

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Raul Stevens

UTPB Nursing Program Marks Its Fourth Year

Just over four years ago, UT Permian Basin opened its doors to its inaugural class of nursing students with the promise of improving healthcare in West Texas. Since that time more than 107 students have graduated and have gone on to become bachelor’s degree trained registered nurses, many of whom remain locally to practice a high demand profession both nationally and regionally.

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Upcoming Events

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Register Now For Fall

Registration is now open for the Fall 2017 semester! You can find a list of courses that are available in the course schedule.

Remember, students need to meet with their advisors at least once a semester to review their progress and plan for the subsequent semester.

Students needing an academic advisor should contact their dean's office.

New Virtual Tour

Take the virtual tour at UTPB.  From a new Freshman Residence and Dining Hall, a relatively new Science Technology Building, new Student Recreation Center, new artificial turf football/soccer field and other new buildings on the way, UTPB’s facilities just might surprise you.  Click on the Virtual Tour image above to see what you will experience when you decide to attend UTPB.  Go Falcons!

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UTPB Recognized by US News & World Report

“We are excited that UTPB was recognized for the value we add to our students and the community,” said Sandra Woodley, president of UTPB. “U.S. News & World Report, which generates the Best Colleges list annually, has honored us by this distinction.”