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UTPB grad with MA in Spanish earns PhD from Texas Tech University

UTPB grad with MA in Spanish earns PhD from Texas Tech University

Staff Reports, Staff Reporter

After graduating from The University of Texas of the Permian Basin with an MA in Bilingual Education/English as a Second Language (2008) and an MA in Spanish (2010), Rolando Diaz started his doctoral studies at Texas Tech...

August 17, 2017No Comments

Huff post ‘Listening to America’ tour to stop at JBS in Odessa

Huff post ‘Listening to America’ tour to stop at JBS in Odessa

Travis Woodward, Director of Communication and Special Projects

The John Ben Shepperd Public Leadership Institute (JBSPLI) announces that HuffPost will visit JBS and UTPB on October 25, 2017. This visit is part of HuffPost’s Listening to America tour (September 12 to October 27, 2017)....

August 17, 2017No Comments

UTPB Student dies in car crash near ‘Rock the Desert’

UTPB Student dies in car crash near ‘Rock the Desert’

Midland Reporter-Telegram, Staff Reports

A 19-year-old Midland woman -- one of five people in a Subaru Outback that was slammed into from behind outside the Rock the Desert Festival grounds on Friday -- was the lone person to die in the crash, according to Midland...

August 5, 20171 Comment

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Falcon spirit highlight of ‘Meet the Falcons’

Falcon spirit highlight of ‘Meet the Falcons’

Staff Writer, Staff Reporter

University of Texas of the Permian Basin spirit groups, coaches and fans filled Dos Amigos Restaurant (in Odessa) Aug. 9 in order to drum up enthusiasm for the upcoming football...

August 9, 2017No Comments

Pink Floyd ‘Immersion” rocks the Basin

Pink Floyd ‘Immersion” rocks the Basin

Howard Marks, UTPB Library Director

Endorsed by the electrifying 1960s-70s inspired psychedelic band “Pink Floyd’s “legendary guitarist David Gilmour, cover band BRIT FLOYD is touring all over the United States...

June 21, 2017No Comments

Check out ‘The Free Store’ on campus

Check out ‘The Free Store’ on campus

Staff Reports, Staff Writer

"Originally we had no space for the free store, so the Student Cooperative Club would have "free sales" every semester or two. We would set up in the Mesa Lobby and have a "f...

June 7, 2017No Comments

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Unicorn Rampage: Your Fake News of the Day!

Unicorn Rampage: Your Fake News of the Day!

Darrell Johnson, Guest Writer, "Writing for Media" student.

EDITOR'S NOTE:  This is an example of "Fake News" by Darrell Johnson, a student in UTPB's "Writing for Media" course. Mr. Johnson expresses an amazing sense of humor in class, a...

April 23, 2017

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