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Published on Apr 25, 2013

IT'S FRIDAY, APRIL 26, 2013.
HELLO, I'M VERONIQUE MASTERSON.
HERE'S WHAT'S HAPPENING AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO.
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STUDENTS WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC WILL HAVE A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN FROM ACCLAIMED JAZZ VOCALIST JACKIE RYAN WHEN SHE VISITS THE UTEP CAMPUS ON MONDAY, APRIL 29 AND TUESDAY, APRIL 30.
HER MOST RECENT ALBUM WAS NUMBER ONE ON THE JAZZ WEEK CHARTS FOR SEVERAL WEEKS!
AS A GUEST INSTRUCTOR, RYAN WILL CONDUCT A MASTER CLASS WHICH WILL PROVIDE STUDENTS WITH AN INTIMATE OPPORTUNITY TO ASK QUESTIONS ABOUT HER CAREER AND TECHNIQUE.
*STUDENTS* WILL HAVE THE CHANCE TO PERFORM WITH RYAN AT 7:30 P.M. TUESDAY, APRIL 30 DURING THE UTEP JAZZ BANDS CONCERT.
TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE THROUGH TICKETMASTER.COM.
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UNIVERSITY AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS JOINED FORCES WITH THE TAKE BACK THE NIGHT FOUNDATION TO TAKE A STAND AGAINST SEXUAL VIOLENCE.
AN ADVOCACY FAIR WAS HELD WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24 AND A CANDLELIGHT VIGIL ON THURSDAY, APRIL 25.
TAKE BACK THE NIGHT IS A NATIONAL PROGRAM THAT RAISES AWARENSS OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND SEXUAL ASSAULT.
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HUNDREDS OF DISTINGUISHED STUDENTS, INCLUDING THE NEWLY INTRODUCED TOP TEN SENIORS, ALONG WITH OUTSTANDING UTEP FACULTY AND STAFF, WERE RECOGNIZED FOR THEIR EXCELLENCE IN AND OUT OF THE CLASSROOM DURING THIS YEAR'S SPRING HONORS CONVOCATION.
AMONG THE FACULTY HONORED WAS BENJAMIN ALIRE SAENZ, CHAIR OF UTEP'S DEPARTMENT OF CREATIVE WRITING, WHO RECENTLY WAS NAMED THE WINNER OF THE PRESTIGIOUS 2013 PEN/FAULKNER FOUNDATION AWARD FOR FICTION.
AREA HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS WHO WERE AWARDED WITH SCHOLARSHIPS TO UTEP WERE ALSO RECOGNIZED.
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL FOR THEIR ACHIEVEMENTS!
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UTEP'S BEAUTIFUL HAND-CARVED AND HAND-PAINTED LHAKHANG IS TAKING SHAPE!
HERE'S A SNEEK PEEK AT WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE ON THE INSIDE -- INTRICATE DESIGNS AND VIBRANT COLORS ARE A VISUAL DELIGHT!
KARMA WANGCHUK, BHUTAN'S FIRST URBAN DESIGNER AND LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT, WAS ON CAMPUS THIS WEEK TO TAKE LOOK AT THE PROGRESS OF THE PROJECT AND SEE HOW HE AND HIS COUNTRY'S ARTISANS COULD HELP FINISH THE JOB.
BHUTAN GAVE THE ARTIFACT TO THE UNITED STATES AND ASKED THAT IT BE BUILT AT UTEP BECAUSE OF THE UNIVERSITY'S STRONG TIES TO THE HIMALAYAN KINGDOM.
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ANOTHER MAJOR PJOJECT THAT WILL BEGIN SOON IS THE CONSTRUCTION OF CENTENNIAL PLAZA, WHICH IS THE SIGNATURE PROJECT IN THE CENTER OF THE UTEP CAMPUS THAT WILL RESULT IN A MAGNIFICANT NEW GATHERING PLACE FOR EVERYONE ON CAMPUS AND ACROSS EL PASO TO ENJOY.
WE ASK THAT YOU CIRCLE THE DATE OF MAY 20, WHICH IS WHEN THE CAMPUS WILL BEGIN PREPARATIONS FOR THE CENTENNIAL PLAZA CONSTRUCTION AND WHEN UNIVERSITY AVENUE WILL NO LONGER SERVE AS A THROUGH STREET ON CAMPUS.
WE'LL HAVE MORE DETAILS ON THE CENTENNIAL PLAZA CONSTRUCTION AS WE MOVE INTO THE MONTH OF MAY.
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ONE MORE QUICK NOTE -- SUMMER AND FALL 2013 ENROLLMENT IS NOW OPEN!
STUDENTS WHO TAKE 15 CREDIT HOURS THIS FALL WILL PAY ABOUT $3,578 IN TUITION AND FEES PER SEMESTER.
UTEP HAS THE LOWEST TUTION OUT OF ALL EIGHT EMERGING TIER ONE INSTITUTIONS IN TEXAS!
UTEP.EDU/ADMISSIONS IS THE SITE TO VISIT FOR DETAILS.
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FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THESES AND OTHER STORIES, CHECK OUT UTEPNEWS.COM.
I'M VERONIQUE MASTERSON.
WE'LL SEE YOU NEXT FRIDAY.
GO MINERS!
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