UTEP Unveils Building, Students Unveil Future


The New Chemistry and Computer Science Building had a Grand Opening on March 2, 2012.

UTEP Unveils Building, Students Unveil Future:

“The demand for scientists and engineers far exceeds the available pool of qualified candidates,” said Paul L. Foster, vice chairman of The University of Texas System Board of Regents, speaking at the grand opening of The University of Texas at El Paso’s Chemistry and Computer Science Building.

The state-of-the-art research and teaching building promises to nurture the future of science and engineering students, said UTEP President Diana Natalicio.

The new $69.2 million, 150,186-square-foot building houses two departments – chemistry and computer science – from two colleges – science and engineering. Computational science – a joint program shared by the Colleges of Science and Engineering established in 2008 – is also located in the building.

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