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Here's what's happening on campus

Have you met: Monica Tschauner

Published on Feb 7, 2024 | General

Have you met: Dr. Richard Sax

Published on Sep 25, 2023 | General

Diversify Your Talent Pipeline

Published on Jul 11, 2023 | General

Leo recently graduated with his Bachelor degree in Business Management and is partnering with Sewell for 1 year under the Optional Training Program to gain industry experience in his field of study.

College of Business Reaffirms Accreditation

Published on Jun 16, 2023 | General

How Stackable Certificates Add Value to Your Degree

Published on Oct 20, 2022 | General

An examination of how stackable certificates can add value to your degree, with an additional focus on The University of Texas Permian Basin’s certificate programs.

Job searching is just like buying a car

Published on Jun 22, 2022 | General

Is Petroleum Engineering a Good Major?

Published on Apr 27, 2022 | General

Alumni Blog: James Greer Shares his Success

Published on Apr 26, 2022 | General

Military Funding Options for Higher Education

Published on Mar 28, 2022 | General

We discuss education funding options available to military veterans, with emphasis on the Hazlewood Act’s benefits for Texas vets.

Admissions Blog: Visiting Campus

Published on Feb 28, 2022 | General

Burnished Mahogany Between Two Mirrors

Published on Jan 26, 2022 | General

The Best Career Advice I've Ever Received

Published on Jan 5, 2022 | General

Have You Met: Brian Shedd

Published on Dec 15, 2021 | General

Understanding UTPB’s Admissions To-Do List

Published on Dec 9, 2021 | General

Alumni Blog: Carlos and Elaine Cruz Share Memories from time as UTPB Students

Published on Dec 9, 2021 | General

Two UT Permian Basin alums who met on campus and eventually got married, share their experiences attending UTPB

5 reasons to major in Athletic Training

Published on Dec 2, 2021 | General

Tips for Filling Out the FAFSA/TASFA

Published on Oct 26, 2021 | General

Introducing: UTeach Permian Basin

Published on Oct 26, 2021 | General

Is Mechanical Engineering a good major?

Published on Oct 18, 2021 | General

Is Electrical Engineering a good major?

Published on Oct 14, 2021 | General

Electricity has become a basic need in our world—we’re surrounded by it. There is no technology without it. If you enjoy tinkering with circuits or figuring out how something is powered, you may want to study electrical engineering.

Is Chemical Engineering a good major?

Published on Oct 4, 2021 | General

Imagine applying chemistry, biology, physics, and math to solve problems that impact millions of people. Make your you mark with the chemical engineering program at UT Permian Basin.

Have You Met: Timothy Feerst

Published on Sep 30, 2021 | General

UT Permian Basin in Your Town

Published on Sep 20, 2021 | General

UT Permian Basin Admissions Counselors are coming to a town near you!

5 Factors for Choosing a Nursing School

Published on Sep 17, 2021 | General

UT Permian Basin has a New Welcome Center

Published on Aug 31, 2021 | General

The new and improved Welcome Center opened in Fall 2021

Innovation in the Permian Basin: Destination UTPB

Published on Feb 12, 2021 | General

Applying for the FAFSA: Let’s keep it simple.

Published on Feb 1, 2021 | General

2020: A Year of Memorable Moments

Published on Dec 18, 2020 | General

Tips to Getting Hired During a Pandemic

Published on Dec 16, 2020 | General

5 Tips for Studying for Finals

Published on Nov 18, 2020 | General

5 Reasons Why Visiting a College Campus is Important

Published on Nov 17, 2020 | General

We narrowed down the top 5 reasons why a prospective student should make plans for a campus visit

Have You Met: Ryan Peckham

Published on Oct 28, 2020 | General

Alumni Blog: FAN President

Published on Oct 19, 2020 | General

Cassandra Wilcox reflects on her time spent at UTPB and why it's important for alumni to give back

Have you Met: Dr. Zachary Suarez

Published on Oct 12, 2020 | General

Hispanic Heritage Month: My Culture, My Perspective

Published on Oct 6, 2020 | General

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

Have You Met: Richard Ortiz

Published on Oct 5, 2020 | General

6 Tips to get the Best College Experience in 2020

Published on Aug 10, 2020 | General

Have you met: Dr. Raj Dakshinamurthy

Published on Aug 3, 2020 | General

Have You Met: Dr. Scott Lapinski

Published on Jun 22, 2020 | General

He's the new Director of Financial Aid

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

Published on Jun 16, 2020 | General

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

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

Published on Jun 16, 2020 | General

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

PJ Woolston Named New VP of Enrollment Management

Published on Jun 15, 2020 | General

UTPB to offer Three New Computer Science Tracks

Published on May 27, 2020 | General

New Emergency Grant Program: CARES Act Funding

Published on May 12, 2020 | General

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

UTPB Provides Housing to Medical Heroes

Published on 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.

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

Published on 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.

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

Published on 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.

Falcon Giving Day

Published on Apr 3, 2020 | General

UT Permian Basin's Response to Coronavirus

Published on Mar 10, 2020 | General

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

3rd Annual Permian Basin Water in Energy Conference

Published on Feb 17, 2020 | General

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

UT Permian Basin and STEM Academy Extend Weather Closure

Published on Feb 5, 2020 | General

The University will be closed on Thursday, February 6

UT Permian Basin and STEM Academy Closed Due to Weather

Published on Feb 4, 2020 | General

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

College of Engineering Hosts Robotics Competition

Published on Jan 31, 2020 | General

Come experience the 2020 FIRST Tech Challenge Regional Robotics Championship

5th Annual African American Read-In

Published on Jan 30, 2020 | General

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

West Texas Strong: Moving Forward with Resilience

Published on 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

UT Permian Basin Partners with UTHealth to expand MBA Opportunities

Published on 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)

UT Permian Basin Holiday Break

Published on Dec 18, 2019 | General

More than 530 UT Permian Basin students set to Graduate

Published on Dec 12, 2019 | General

UT Permian Basin President, Dr. Sandra Woodley said she looks forward to seeing everything these graduates will accomplish in the years to come.

UT Permian Basin Master's in Bilingual Education Nationally Recognized

Published on Dec 3, 2019 | General

Recently, UT Permian Basin was ranked in the top 50 Master’s in English Language Learning Degrees by

UT Permian Basin Closing for Thanksgiving Holiday

Published on Nov 26, 2019 | General

The University will be closed for Thanksgiving from November 27-29

UT Permian Basin Engineering Building Grand Opening Ceremony

Published on Oct 22, 2019 | General

The state-of-the-art UTPB Engineering Building has officially opened

UT Permian Basin Engineering Graduates Achieve 100% Pass Rate on FE Exam

Published on Sep 24, 2019 | General

The 100% pass rate is 21% higher than the national average

Number of UT Permian Basin Graduates and First Time College Students Increases

Published on Sep 20, 2019 | General

Fall enrollment for 2019 at UT Permian Basin shows more freshman and first time college students enrolled

UT Permian Basin Helps Prepare Students for Kindergarten

Published on Sep 13, 2019 | General

UTPB is working to combat the problem with a program called HIPPY

UT Permian Basin Researchers Present at Comic Con

Published on Aug 15, 2019 | General

New Partnership to Help Solve Teacher Shortage

Published on Jul 11, 2019 | General

Dr. Beuk Named Dean of the College of Nursing

Published on Jun 15, 2019 | General

UT Permian Basin Football to Host Youth Camp

Published on Jun 15, 2019 | General

First 5 Program Helps Prepare Children for School

Published on Jun 10, 2019 | General

Orona Accepted into Harvard Business Program

Published on May 30, 2019 | General

Dustin Lee Recognized as 3rd Generation Falcon

Published on May 14, 2019 | General

Surviving Finals Week

Published on May 6, 2019 | General

Parsley Energy Connecting Students to Industry

Published on Apr 11, 2019 | General

Have You Met: Amy Kim

Published on Apr 3, 2019 | General

D. Kirk Edwards Human Performance Center Starts to Take Shape

Published on Mar 29, 2019 | General

Progress is being made on the D. Kirk Edwards Human Performance Center. Crews have been working to lay the foundation since breaking ground in September and just this week, the first steel beams went up.

3 Alumni Honored for their Leadership

Published on Mar 28, 2019 | General

Three University of Texas Permian Basin alum were recently honored for their leadership and contributions to the West Texas community. Sara Kate Billingsly, Kristi Edwards and Lynda James were recognized by the Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest at their annual Women of Distinction event.

Have You Met: Corey Benson

Published on Mar 25, 2019 | General

Benson joined the UT Permian Basin family as the Associate Dean of Students and Deputy Title IX Coordinator. His role on campus is to ensure all students get the most out of their college experience and walk away with great memories.

Wayland Joins UTPB Team to Help Grow Campuses

Published on Mar 19, 2019 | General

The University of Texas Permian Basin has appointed David Wayland as its Associate Vice President of Facilities Management. This addition to the UT Permian Basin team comes at a critical time – with several major construction projects underway and big plans for campus growth and development.

More than 50 Companies to Attend Spring Job Fair

Published on Mar 18, 2019 | General

UT Permian Basin is helping West Texans land their dream job. More than 50 employers across all industries will be on campus waiting to interview and hire new workers on Thursday, March 28th at the UT Permian Basin Spring Job Fair.

Have you Met: Dr. Sophia Kaane?

Published on Mar 14, 2019 | General

Read the following Q&A to get to know Dr. Kaane and learn more about her plans for the library

Dr. Woodley: Innovation and Risk-Taking is Future of Higher Ed

Published on Mar 13, 2019 | General

UT Permian Basin President Dr. Sandra Woodley was on a panel with the presidents of both Midland and Odessa Colleges for a discussion on the State of Education last week.

No Classes Week of Spring Break

Published on Mar 5, 2019 | General

There are no classes the week of March 11th through March 15th.

Men's Basketball Headed to Lone Star Conference Championship

Published on Mar 4, 2019 | General

UTPB takes on the Lions in the first round of the Lone Star Conference Championship Tournament Thursday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. at Comerica Center in Frisco, Texas.

Nearly 200 Student-Athletes Earn 3.0 GPA

Published on Feb 19, 2019 | General

In the 2018 Fall semester, 197 student-athletes (52%) earned a 3.0 or higher Grade Point Average (GPA). Of these student-athletes, 35 (9%) had a perfect 4.0 GPA last semester.

Scholars Program Opens New Doors for ECHS Students

Published on Feb 19, 2019 | General

Early College High School students are eligible to apply for the Greater Texas Foundation Scholars Program through Friday, February 22nd.

Career Services Helping Students Land their Dream Job

Published on Feb 19, 2019 | General

College students commit years of hard work to earn their degree, but what happens after graduation? The Career Services team invites students to a day of learning how to build their resume, nail the interview and land the job.

Dr. Larry Daniel Named College of Education Dean

Published on Feb 15, 2019 | General

Dr. Daniel comes to UT Permian Basin after serving as dean and professor in the Zucker Family School of Education at The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina. He is an educational leader focused on building excellence in faculty and academic programs.

Permian Basin Water in Energy Conference Kicks Off This Week

Published on Feb 13, 2019 | General

The success of our region hinges on one vital resource: water. Industry leaders will talk all things H20 at the upcoming Permian Basin Water in Energy Conference.

World Renown Biographer Visits Campus

Published on Feb 7, 2019 | General

The John Ben Shepperd Leadership Institute kicked off its 2019 Distinguished Lecture Series by taking a look at the life and leadership of the famed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill.

Partnership with Education Foundation to Grow Teacher Workforce

Published on Feb 6, 2019 | General

It’s no secret that there is a shortage of teachers in the Permian Basin. Local school districts report having hundreds of unfilled teacher positions. To help meet that critical need, The University of Texas Permian Basin is partnering with The Education Foundation to award scholarships to College of Education students.

First of Distinguished Lecture Series to Feature Praised Churchill Biographer

Published on Jan 30, 2019 | General

The John Ben Shepperd Leadership Institute is kicking off its 2019 Distinguished Lecture Series by taking a look at the life and leadership of the famed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill.

UT Permian Basin Receives Gift from John Jacob Taylor Charitable Trust

Published on Jan 28, 2019 | General

UT Permian Basin, along with four other area non-profit organizations were officially announced as beneficiaries of the John Jacob Taylor Charitable Trust at a ceremony Monday morning.

Evan Gattis Event Raises Over $130K for Baseball Program

Published on Jan 25, 2019 | General

Nearly a decade after his historic season at UT Permian Basin, Gattis returned to West Texas to help raise money for the program that gave him a second chance at baseball.

Champions Fund Pushes Student Athletes to Success

Published on Jan 23, 2019 | General

UT Permian Basin is committed to helping student athletes succeed on and off the field. Reality is, we cannot do it without the support of our community – that’s why Athletic Director Scott Farmer helped create the Champions Fund.

College of Engineering to Host Robotics Competition this Weekend

Published on Jan 22, 2019 | General

The College of Engineering is hosting the 2019 FIRST Tech Challenge Regional Robotics Championship on Saturday, January 26th.

Alumnus and Concho Resources CEO: Success Starts with Higher Ed

Published on Jan 9, 2019 | General

To “make it” in the Permian Basin, some might argue that it takes grit mixed with vision. If you need an example of what that looks like, get to know Concho Resources CEO and UT Permian Basin alumnus Tim Leach.

New Semester Begins Monday

Published on Jan 9, 2019 | General

It is the dawn of a new semester at The University of Texas Permian Basin. Before you head to your first class on Monday, January 14th, we want to make sure you’re ready for a great spring 2019.

University Gains Momentum Throughout 2018

Published on Jan 3, 2019 | General

First Toy Toss Game a Success

Published on Dec 19, 2018 | General

Tips to Surviving Finals Week

Published on Dec 10, 2018 | General

Industry Leaders Invest in Engineering Students

Published on Dec 3, 2018 | General

Rivera's Ready for Newman 2.0 Era

Published on Dec 3, 2018 | General

Fall 2018 Commencement Ceremonies Set

Published on Nov 27, 2018 | General

Young Boy Donates Books to First Five Program

Published on Nov 20, 2018 | General

Alum: "Your Class is Worth it"

Published on Nov 20, 2018 | General

Dr. Woodley Sets Goals for the University

Published on Nov 14, 2018 | General

Growing the Athletic Department - Reinke's Ready

Published on Nov 14, 2018 | General

Friel Ends Season on High Note

Published on Nov 13, 2018 | General

Pulitzer-Prize Winning Author to Visit Campus

Published on Nov 6, 2018 | General

Zubiate Ready to Make His Mark

Published on Oct 29, 2018 | General

Annual Halloween Carnival Set for This Weekend

Published on Oct 25, 2018 | General

Get Ready for First-Ever Presidential Investiture

Published on Oct 23, 2018 | General

How to Keep You and Your Information Safe

Published on Oct 23, 2018 | General

Freshman O-Lineman Ready to Protect QB

Published on Oct 22, 2018 | General

University Honors Distinguished Alumni

Published on Oct 16, 2018 | General

Meet the 2018 Homecoming Court

Published on Oct 10, 2018 | General

It's Homecoming Week!

Published on Oct 9, 2018 | General

Gray setting the standard for future Falcons

Published on Oct 8, 2018 | General

University Creates Falcon Ambassador Program

Published on Oct 2, 2018 | General

Notley Helping Create Football Family

Published on Oct 1, 2018 | General

O'Kelley setting the standard one hit at a time

Published on Sep 24, 2018 | General

Texas Supreme Court Visits UT Permian Basin

Published on Sep 20, 2018 | General

Fall Enrollment Shows Growth in Key Areas

Published on Sep 19, 2018 | General

Ja'Vaun Johnson: Playing in Perfect Harmony

Published on Sep 17, 2018 | General

Ortloff Invests in College of Engineering

Published on Sep 14, 2018 | General

MASC Gifts $40,000 for Student Scholarships

Published on Sep 11, 2018 | General

Hoad sets team's tone on and off field

Published on Sep 10, 2018 | General

Valenzuela named CFO, VP of Business Affairs

Published on Sep 6, 2018 | General

Two Engineering Programs Earn Full Accreditation

Published on Aug 30, 2018 | General

Thames Leads Team by Example

Published on Aug 30, 2018 | General

Have You Met: New Academic Advisors

Published on Aug 28, 2018 | General

Things to Know Before Class Begins

Published on Aug 23, 2018 | General

Student Overcomes Testing Set-Back

Published on Aug 21, 2018 | General

Have You Met: Dr. George Nnanna

Published on Aug 14, 2018 | General

Have You Met: Dr. Steve Wilson

Published on Aug 9, 2018 | General

Student Overcomes Adversity to Earn Degree

Published on Aug 2, 2018 | General

Students spend summer immersed in Spanish Culture

Published on Jul 31, 2018 | General

Have You Met... Jacob Patrick?

Published on Jul 16, 2018 | General

2018 UT Permian Basin Football Tickets

Published on Jul 10, 2018 | General

UTPB Hosts Kinder College

Published on Jun 27, 2018 | General

Two Faculty Members Receive Top Honors

Published on Jun 21, 2018 | General

PBWIEC donates scholarship

Published on Jun 15, 2018 | General

Josh Newman Named New Basketball Coach

Published on Jun 14, 2018 | General

UTPB student wins 1st place

Published on May 30, 2018 | General

New Dean of College of Business

Published on May 29, 2018 | General

UTPB alumni receives Daisy Award

Published on May 24, 2018 | General

Phillips 66 Donates $30,000 to STEM Academy

Published on May 21, 2018 | General

Spring Commencement

Published on May 3, 2018 | General

UTPB Receives Generous Gift from Local Family

Published on May 2, 2018 | General

College of Business Honors Ceremony

Published on Apr 30, 2018 | General

The Pathway to Careers in the Medical Sciences

Published on Apr 18, 2018 | General

Join Us for FalconPalooza

Published on Apr 16, 2018 | General

Falcon Success Story: Ana Uniforme

Published on Apr 12, 2018 | General

Have You Met… Adrian Lodge?

Published on Apr 11, 2018 | General

Geology Students Receive Recognition

Published on Apr 5, 2018 | General

Have You Met…Keely Fernandez?

Published on Mar 28, 2018 | General

Fall Registration is a Little Different This Year

Published on Mar 20, 2018 | General

Have You Met…Dr. Sandra Garcia?

Published on Mar 14, 2018 | General

Falcon Success Story: Matthew Pinkney

Published on Feb 26, 2018 | General

Falcon Success Story: Ernest Aragon

Published on Feb 22, 2018 | General

Have You Met…Lupe Sudano?

Published on Feb 19, 2018 | General

UTPB Receives $100,000 NSF Grant

Published on Feb 15, 2018 | General

UTPB hires Seventh STAR Faculty Member

Published on Feb 8, 2018 | General

UTPB hires Sixth STAR Faculty Member

Published on Feb 8, 2018 | General

Topping Out Ceremony

Published on Jan 30, 2018 | General

Permian Basin Water in Energy Conference

Published on Jan 25, 2018 | General

UTPB Receives Nursing Scholarship Donation

Published on Jan 19, 2018 | General

UTPB hires Fifth Rising STAR Faculty Member

Published on Nov 8, 2017 | General

UTPB hires Fourth STAR Faculty Member

Published on Nov 7, 2017 | General

Stevens Takes UTPB Tennis to National Level

Published on Oct 20, 2017 | General

UTPB Nursing Program Marks Its Fourth Year

Published on Oct 9, 2017 | General

New Healthcare Management Certificate Offered

Published on Sep 27, 2017 | General

Scott Farmer Named UTPB Athletics Director

Published on Sep 27, 2017 | General

UTPB Recognized by US News & World Report

Published on Sep 18, 2017 | General