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2020 News Archive

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Hispanic Heritage Month: My Culture, My Perspective

Oct 6, 2020 | Faculty and Staff

UTPB Staff member reflects on her culture and looks forward to campus celebrations

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Have You Met: Richard Ortiz

Oct 5, 2020 | Have You Met..?



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Have you met: Dr. Raj Dakshinamurthy

Aug 3, 2020 | Have You Met..?



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Have You Met: Dr. Scott Lapinski

Jun 22, 2020 | General

He's the new Director of Financial Aid

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7 growing West Texas industries – and the degrees you need to land a fulfilling job

Jun 16, 2020 | General

You CAN advance your career in the Permian Basin: Find out how

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New Emergency Grant Program: CARES Act Funding

May 12, 2020 | General

Award amounts may vary, and the maximum award is $750 per student, pending fund availability

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UTPB Provides Housing to Medical Heroes

Apr 15, 2020 | General

During this crisis it remains a top priority for UT Permian Basin to help the West Texas community and giveback to those who are serving others.

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UTPB College of Nursing Students Step-Up to Fight COVID-19

Apr 9, 2020 | General

The College of Nursing has teamed up with Ector County to try to stop the spread of Coronavirus in our community.

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UTPB Engineers Design Life-Saving Medical Equipment for COVID-19

Apr 6, 2020 | General

UTPB Engineers along with Texas Tech University Health Science Center faculty have designed prototypes for two important medical devices: face shields and splitters used for ventilators.

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Falcon Giving Day

Apr 3, 2020 | General



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UT Permian Basin's Response to Coronavirus

Mar 10, 2020 | General

There are currently no UTPB faculty, staff, or students who have reported symptoms or a diagnosis of coronavirus disease

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3rd Annual Permian Basin Water in Energy Conference

Feb 17, 2020 | General

The 2020 Permian Basin Water in Energy Conference will take place February 18- 21 at the Midland County Horseshoe Arena

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UT Permian Basin and STEM Academy Extend Weather Closure

Feb 5, 2020 | General

The University will be closed on Thursday, February 6

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UT Permian Basin and STEM Academy Closed Due to Weather

Feb 4, 2020 | General

UT Permian Basin and UTPB STEM Academy will also be closed all day on Wednesday, February 5.

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College of Engineering Hosts Robotics Competition

Jan 31, 2020 | General

Come experience the 2020 FIRST Tech Challenge Regional Robotics Championship

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5th Annual African American Read-In

Jan 30, 2020 | General

This year UT Permian Basin will be paying tribute to Frederick Douglass, 19th century slave turned educated abolitionist

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West Texas Strong: Moving Forward with Resilience

Jan 28, 2020 | General

UT Permian Basin plans to help students, faculty, and staff learn about trauma, its effects on our health, and how to spot the signs of a trauma-response

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UT Permian Basin Partners with UTHealth to expand MBA Opportunities

Jan 13, 2020 | General

Together, the two UT System Universities will offer students the opportunity to simultaneously earn a Graduate Certificate in Public Health while also earning a Master of Business Administration (MBA)