Centennial Celebration


Open House

Schedule of Events

UTEP’s Centennial Celebration is El Paso’s celebration and will last throughout 2014 with activities and events designed to foster pride, strengthen traditions and promote worldwide recognition of UTEP’s leadership as a 21st century public research university.

All events are free and open to the public

Free parking available in Sun Bowl and Schuster parking garages.

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Wednesday, April 9

Sponsor Location Activity Time
Dept. of Communication Union Cinema (6) Ruben Salazar Documentary 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Thursday, April 10

Sponsor Location Activity Time
Center for Simulation HSN Bldg. 100 (12) State-of-the-Art Simulation Center Tour
Interactive hands-on experience with Skills and High-Fidelity Manikins. Observe innovative teaching methods for tomorrow’s health care providers.
8 a.m. - 6 p.m.  
UTEP Alumni Association de Wetter Center (16) Alumni Open House 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Military Student Success Center Library 205 (11) Military to Miner 9 a.m. -11 a.m.
Graduate Business Center Chase Bldg. (29)
Downtown El Paso
M.B.A. Open House
For a complete schedule go to mba.utep.edu. To audit an M.B.A. class, call 915-747-7727 or email mba@utep.edu.
10:30 a.m. -
12 p.m.
UTEP Video Booth de Wetter Center (16) UTEP Miner Memory
Record your personal story
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Dept. of Art Rubin Center (23) Rubin and L Galleries 2014 Annual Juried UTEP Student Art Exhibition Awards Reception and Open House 4 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Project Space (23) 10 Squared: 100 Artists Celebrate the Centennial 4 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Fox Fine Arts Center (22) Open Studios and Exhibitions 4 p.m. - 9 p.m.
4th Floor
Drawing 453
Exhibition of drawings from Life Drawing and Advanced Drawing classes on display with live demonstrations
Painting 455, 457, 459, 462
Exhibition of student artwork
Art History 458
Reception for the public
Art Education 463
Video presentation of art education student project examples and showcase of lesson plans on view. Student hosts and faculty will be present.
3rd Floor
Graphic Design 349, 352, 353
Exhibition of student works and open labs
Museum Studies 355
Reception for the public
Multimedia Lab 356
3-D Printing demonstrations
2nd Floor
Ceramics 251, 252
Exhibition of student work and demonstrations, open studios
2nd floor breezeway
“Salon de Refuses” student exhibition
Foundations 256
Exhibition of student work from the Foundations program
Sculpture 263
Video Art screenings of student productions
Sculpture 257, 258
Exhibition of student work, open studios
Woodshop 262
Open woodshop
Printmaking (Lithography) 264
“Salon de Grabado” exhibition of student prints; awards announced at 6 p.m., room 151; “Stone and Waterless Lithography: the Classic and New Approach to Lithography”
1st Floor
Metals 150
Exhibition of Alumni Metals majors
Metals 151, 152
Open studio
Printmaking (Intaglio) 151, 152
“Salon de Grabado” exhibition of student prints; awards announced at 6 p.m., room 151; Screen Printing-Warhol and Marilyn-Warhol’s Marilyn reinterpreted and printed on newsprint, starts at 7 p.m.
College of Engineering Engineering Lobby (7) UTEP Steel Drum Legacy Gallery
Metallurgical & Materials Engineering Dept. - Music Dept. collaboration. Gallery will feature research and performance exhibits tracing the work of this unique collaborative program.
4 p.m. - 9 p.m.
CCS Bldg. History of Computer Science 4 p.m. - 9 p.m.
3rd Floor (8) History of Women in Computing, ACM-W Exhibit
Tech Café, 2nd floor between Engineering and Classroom Bldgs. (7) 4 p.m. - 9 p.m. TCM Gallery: 1914-2014 Exhibit
Gallery will feature photos and memorabilia of the famous and infamous TCM activities through the decades.
College of Engineering Engineering Courtyard (7) Pantastics Steel Drum Mini-Concert 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
CCS 2nd floor lobby (8) Showing: Madagascar Penguins
High Performance Computing
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Dept. of Art Fox Fine Arts Center (22) Glass Gallery (3rd Floor) Opening Reception for Adrian Esparza
Inaugural UTEP Department of Art Artist in Residence Program
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
UTEP Chicano Studies Program El Paso Natural Gas Conference Center Pepe Villarino and Los Románticos
Latin American musical performance
6 p.m..

Friday, April 11

Sponsor Location Activity Time
Center for Simulation HSN Bldg. 100 (12) State-of-the-Art Simulation Center Tour
Interactive hands-on experience with Skills and High-Fidelity Manikins. Observe innovative teaching methods for tomorrow's health care providers.
8 a.m. - 6p.m.    
UTEP Alumni Association de Wetter Center (16) Alumni Open House 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Graduate Business Center Chase Bldg. - (29)
downtown El Paso
M.B.A. Open House
For a complete schedule go to mba.utep.edu. To audit an M.B.A. class, call 915-747-7727 or email mba@utep.edu.
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
College of Business Administration COBA Lobby (10) COBA Information Tables
for B.B.A, M.B.A., M.S.E., M.Acc., Ph.D. programs
8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
College of Business Administration COBA Lobby (10) COBA Alumni Chapter Recruiting
Alumni receive information about the COBA Chapter, the activities, membership, and M.B.A. Mentorship Program launch
8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Dept. of Psychology Psychology Bldg. (3) Psychology Poster Session Display
Featuring faculty and student research
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
College of Business Administration COBA Lobby (10) Guided Tour of COBA Building
Tours begin every 15 minutes.
9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
College of Business Administration COBA Lobby (10) ABC’s of Business Activity
An Introduction to Business Centers and Jeopardy Game. Registration required at 9:15 a.m. and 10:45 a.m.
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
College of Engineering Engineering Lobby (7) UTEP Steel Drum Legacy Gallery: Metallurgical & Materials Engineering Dept. - Music Dept. Collaboration.
Gallery will feature research and performance exhibits tracing the work of this unique collaborative program.
9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
CCS Bldg. (8) History of Computer Science 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
3rd Floor History of Women in Computing, ACM-W Exhibit
Tech Café, 2nd floor between Engineering and Classroom Bldgs. (7) TCM Gallery: 1914-2014 Exhibit
Gallery will feature photos and memorabilia of the famous and infamous TCM activities through the decades.
9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Dept. of Religious Studies Liberal Arts Bldg. 205 (6) Bhutanese Buddhism on the Border: The Art and Artifacts of Bhutan on the UTEP Campus
Lecture by Dr. Ann Horak
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Women's Studies Program Liberal Arts Bldg. 233 (6) Famous Feminists
Photo booth opportunity featuring famous feminists throughout history
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
UTEP Video Booth de Wetter Center (16) UTEP Miner Memory
Record your personal story
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
COBA Bldg. Lobby (10)
HSN Bldg. Lobby (12)
UGLC Lobby (14)
Centennial Museum Lobby (15)
Centennial Museum Museum Lobby (15) Public Opening of the exhibit “UTEP in the News” 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
“And the Wheels Turned” Documentary 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Music on the Museum Lawn 12 p.m. - 1 p.m./
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Centennial Museum Tours 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Scavenger Hunt 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Dept. of Biological Sciences Bioscience 1st floor lobby (31) Tour of Border Biomedical Research Center 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Inter-American Jewish Studies Program Hudspeth Hall Lobby (19) New York Through the Literary Imagination
Capstone educational travel course along with video featuring cultural programs sponsored by Jewish Studies
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Dept. of English Hudspeth Hall Foyer (19) One Hundred Years of English at UTEP: Celebrating Excellence and Engagement 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Slideshow of department’s successes; displays of student and faculty accomplishments and a department history
Study Abroad and New York City classes 11 a.m.
Official Opening of Little Library 12 p.m.
Melville Marginal: Digital Humanities Project 1 p.m.
The University Writing Center and Digital Narratives 2 p.m.
College of Engineering Labs and centers can handle a limited number of visitors. A registration table will be available to sign up for tours in front of the Engineering Bldg. on Hawthorne St. (7) Engineering Lab and Center Tours
Lockheed Martin Mechanical Engineering Lab Tour, W.M. Keck Center for 3-D Innovation Research Center Tour, Center for Space Exploration Technology Research Center Tour, Center for Transportation Infrastructure Systems Tour, LIMBS International Research Center, Nanofabrication Facility, Interactive Systems Lab, Water Quality Lab, Hydraulics Lab, Electron Microscopy / X-Ray Diffraction, Cyber-ShARE Center of Excellence, Computer Science Labs
Demonstrations
Remote Visualizations—Dr. Shirley Moore and Research Team Introduction to Game Theory—Dr. Chris Kiekintveld and ACM
11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Dept. of Music Miner Alley between Fox Fine Arts and the Sun Bowl Parking Garage (21) Commercial Music Ensemble Concert 11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Graduate Business Center Chase Bldg. - (29)
downtown El Paso
Brown Bag Lunch with Roberto Coronado
Asst. Vice President, El Paso Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Academic Technologies UGLC 106, 116, 126, 128 (14) Interact with UTEP Technologies
Learn to create digital movies, digital photography, video and audio sound mixing, lighting, 3-D printing, and more with the latest in technological opportunities.
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
UTEP Video Booth Engineering Lobby (7) UTEP Miner Memory
Record your personal story
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
College of Engineering CCS Bldg. Lobby (8) Engineering Research Gallery
Posters, exhibits and talks on the research conducted by faculty and students of the College of Engineering
2 p.m. - 9 p.m.
CS Conference Room (8) Showing: Madagascar Penguins
High Performance Computing
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Engineering Courtyard (7) Pantastics Steel Drum Mini-Concert 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Dept. of Mathematical Sciences UGLC 128 (14) A Lotto Learning: Lottery Literacy
Dr. Larry Lesser
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Dept. of Languages & Linguistics Liberal Arts Bldg. 109 and first floor hallway (6) Department Open House and Showcase
International dishes, presentations and the documentary “Andalucía fusión de tres culturas” (subtitles in English), and exhibits of faculty and student productions
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Dept. of Music Fox Fine Arts Courtyard (22) Mariachi Los Mineros 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Sociology & Anthropology Old Main Lobby (1) Department Open House and Meet and Greet
Presentations by faculty and students, posters, meet and greet
3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
College of Education Education Bldg. 201 (4) Tour of the Educational Technology Research Laboratory
Dr. Daniel Tillman and Dr. Song An
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
College of Engineering Engineering Courtyard (7) Student Design Competition Showcase
Student Engineering Professional Organization members will show and demonstrate design entries from their respective organization competitions, including Eco-Marathon Vehicles, Baja Vehicles, Steel Bridge Design entry and concrete canoe.
3:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Breezeway between Engineering and Classroom bldgs. (7) Engineering is FUNdamental
Hands-on engineering activities for young students ages 9–14 years introduce students to the creativity and excitement of engineering. Applications for Engineering Summer Camps are available.
4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
CCS Bldg. (8) Engineering Kid-Friendly Programming Activities Using Light-bot, a Puzzle and Skills Game 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
College of Health Sciences HSN Curlin Plaza (12) UTEP Dances Through the Century With the College of Health Sciences
Celebrate with 100 Minutes of Dancing. Come dressed as your favorite decade and dance to the music of the past 100 years. Learn as you go, bring a partner or come alone. Guaranteed to include 100 minutes of dancing fun for all ages! Dance instruction will be provided.
4 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
HSN Bldg. (12) HSN Building Tours & Mini Health Fair 4 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
UTEP On The Move Union Complex, outside UTEP Dinner Theatre (5) An Inside Look at UTEP’s Campus Transformation! 5 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Dept. of Athletics Sun Bowl, Larry K. Durham Center (24) Tour of Larry K. Durham Athletic Facility 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
UTEP Video Booth Entrance to Sun Bowl (24) UTEP Miner Memory
Record your personal story
5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Dept. of Theater & Dance Fox Fine Arts Center 452 (22) “Para No Hacer el Cuento Largo” 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Dept. of Athletics Sun Bowl (24) Spring Football Game
Former athletes for Meet and Greet
7 p.m.
Dept. of Geological Sciences Geological Sciences Bldg. Lobby (17) “Isotopes are Sweet”
Rocks, microbes and chocolate. Interactive presentation.
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Saturday, April 12

Sponsor Location Activity Time
Graduate Business Center Chase Bldg. - (29) downtown El Paso M.B.A. Open House
For a complete schedule go to mba.utep.edu. To audit an M.B.A. class, call 915-747-7727 or email mba@utep.edu.
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.     
Dept. of Physics Physical Sciences Bldg. (30) Real Physics Up Close! 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Depts. of Mathematics, Computational Science, Bioinformatics CCS Bldg. 1.0202 (8) Poster Session 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
College of Engineering Engineering Lobby (7) UTEP Steel Drum Legacy Gallery
Metallurgical & Materials Engineering Dept. - Music Dept. collaboration. Gallery will feature research and performance exhibits tracing the work of this unique collaborative program.
9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Tech Café, 2nd floor between Engineering and Classroom Bldgs. (7) TCM Gallery: 1914-2014 Exhibit
Gallery will feature photos and memorabilia of the famous and infamous TCM activities through the decades.
9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Dept. of Political Science UGLC Lobby (14) Reaching for Excellence
Publications, photos and mementos of the department’s accomplishments, to include three UT Regents Outstanding Teaching Awards. A tribute to Dr. Joseph B. Graves (1925-2014), who impacted the legal profession, public administration and law enforcement during a half century at UTEP.
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Professional & Public Programs Kelly Hall 103 (13) Enhance Your Life & Explore the Possibilities with P3 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Office of Student Life Mike Loya Academic Services Bldg. (9) Orange, Blue and You – Apply to UTEP
Incoming freshman and transfer students interested in attending UTEP will have the opportunity to learn about academic opportunities, applying for financial aid and scholarships, as well as tour the campus.
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
UTEP Video Booth de Wetter Center (16) UTEP Miner Memory
Record your personal story
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Engineering Lobby (7)
Hudspeth Hall Lobby (19)
Kidd Field (25)
UGLC Lobby (14) 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Centennial Museum Lobby (15)
Centennial Museum Museum Lobby (15) “And the Wheels Turned”
Documentary
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Centennial Museum Tours 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Scavenger Hunt 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
UTEP: The First 100 Years
A documentary by Hollywood producer and UTEP alumnus Hank Cohen
11 a.m. & 2 p.m.
Music on the Museum Lawn 12 p.m. - 1 p.m./
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Dept. of Religious Studies Liberal Arts Bldg. 205 (6) Bhutanese Buddhism on the Border: The Art and Artifacts of Bhutan on the UTEP Campus
Lecture by Dr. Ann Horak
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Dept. of English Hudspeth Foyer (19) One Hundred Years of English at UTEP: Celebrating Excellence and Engagement 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Slideshow of department's successes; displays of student and faculty accomplishments and a department history 10 a.m.
Food Studies Symposium and Day of the Dead projects 11 a.m.
Unveiling of Centennial Wall of Honor 12 p.m.
The Centennial Writing Program, national award-winning First-Year Composition and film festival 1 p.m.
Teacher Training Initiatives 2 p.m.
College of Education Education Bldg. 105J, 201 (4) Tours of the Educational
Technology Research Lab and UTEP Living Arthropod Education Lab
Dr. Ron Wagler, Dr. Daniel Tillman and Dr. Song An
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Academic Technologies UGLC 106, 116, 126, 128 (14) Interact with UTEP Technologies
Learn to create digital movies, digital photography, video and audio sound mixing, lighting, 3-D printing, and more with the latest in technological opportunities
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
College of Engineering Engineering Courtyard (7) Pantastics Steel Drum Mini-Concert 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
CCS Bldg., CS Conference Room (8) Showing: Madagascar Penguins
High Performance Computing
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
UTEP Video Booth Liberal Arts Bldg. Lobby (6) UTEP Miner Memory
Record your personal story
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Center for Simulation HSN Bldg. 100 (12) State-of-the-Art-Simulation Center Tour
Interactive hands-on experience with Skills and High-Fidelity Manikins. Observe innovative teaching methods for tomorrow’s health care providers.
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
College of Engineering Labs and centers can handle a limited number of visitors. A registration table will be available to sign up for tours in front of the Engineering Bldg. on Hawthorne St. (7) Engineering Lab and Center Tours
Lockheed Martin Mechanical Engineering Lab Tour, W.M. Keck Center for 3-D Innovation Research Center Tour, Center for Space Exploration Technology Research Center Tour, Center for Transportation Infrastructure Systems Tour, LIMBS International Research Center, Nanofabrication Facility, Interactive Systems Lab, Water Quality Lab, Hydraulics Lab, Electron Microscopy / X-Ray Diffraction, Cyber-ShARE Center of Excellence, Computer Science Labs
Demonstrations
Remote Visualizations—Dr. Shirley Moore and Research Team Introduction to Game Theory—Dr. Chris Kiekintveld and ACM
9 a.m. - 11 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Dept. of Athletics Kidd Field (25) All Day Spring Track Meet 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Foster•Stevens Basketball Complex (27) Tour of the Foster•Stevens Basketball Complex and Don Haskins Center 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Don Haskins Center (26) Former athletes for Meet and Greet
Dept. of Criminal Justice Liberal Arts Bldg. Lobby (6) Open House and Meet and Greet
Looped video featuring faculty, staff and alums talking about history and current online and offline program, internships and successes; alumni giveaways; alumni official photo
12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Dept. of Communication Cotton Memorial Bldg. Rooms 104, 204, 306, 307 (18) Communication Today
KTEP mini-tours/DJ for the Day; Making of a Music Video; Borderzine photojournalism. Interviewing and editing for the Internet; instagram, Twitter and Facebook opportunities in computer lab; faculty presentation on Rare program and research in Sam Donaldson Center; mini-workshop on PR and brand management for small businesses
12 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Staff Council Dormitory Road - Hudspeth, Worrell, Miners Halls (20) Pictures with Centennial Cutouts 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.
UTEP Video Booth Helen of Troy Softball Complex (28) UTEP Miner Memory
Record your personal story
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Cotton Memorial Bldg. Lobby (18)
UTEP Athletics Helen of Troy Softball Complex (28) UTEP vs Middle Tennessee Softball Game 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
UTEP On The Move Union Complex outside UTEP Dinner Theatre (5) An Inside Look at UTEP’s Campus Transformation! 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Dept. of History Rubin Center Auditorium (23) Writing about the Border in UTEP Special Collections
Research from UTEP history faculty and students
3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
College of Engineering Engineering Courtyard (7) Student Design Competition Showcase
Student Engineering Professional Organization members will show and demonstrate design entries from their respective organization competitions, including Eco-Marathon Vehicles, Baja Vehicles, Steel Bridge Design entry and Concrete canoe.
3:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Dept. of Music Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall (22) World Music Ensemble Concert 7:30 p.m.
UTEP Athletics University Library lawn (11) Women's Basketball Meet and Greet
Poster signing with Women's Basketball Coach Keitha Adams and players. Free commemorative posters for the first 5,000 guests.
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Sunday, April 13

Sponsor Location Activity Time
President's Office Magoffin Auditorium (2) Honors Convocation 2 p.m.
The Centennial Celebration will dramatically change the University’s campus. Stay informed of the latest construction timelines and street closures at onthemove.utep.edu

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