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    2023


    • EXTERNAL: NSA Codebreaker Challenge 2023.
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    • 2023 Scholarship for Service Cohort Announced.
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    • UTEP Selects First Cohort of CHIRP Students.
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    • EXTERNAL: White House Hosts Cybersecurity Summit for K-12 Schools – Lessons Learned from LAUSD Cyber Attack.
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    • UTEP CS Hosts Research Experiences for K-12 Teachers in Cybersecurity and Data Science.
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    • EXTERNAL: CISA Announces Open Source Software Security Roadmap.
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    • UTEP CS Hosts Airforce CyberPatriot Summer Camp for K-12 Students.
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    2022


    • 2022 Scholarship for Service Cohort Announced.
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    • SFS Scholar honored with prestigious STEM award.
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    • SFS UTEP Joins Pioneering Initiative to Train Next Generation of Cyber Security Defenders.
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    • UTEP Expands Research Capabilities with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Partnership.
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    • Director of Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to Visit UTEP Computer Science September 26-27. For more information on student activities, contact
      Dr. Salamah Salamah

    • UTEP Receives $5M NSF Grant to Support High-Potential Computer Science Students Focusing on Cybersecurity and Data Science.
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    2021


    • Former U.S Space Force Chief Technology and Innovation Officer impressed by UTEP’s research program in cyber security
      Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Kimberly Crider, a renowned leader in cybersecurity, visited UTEP Oct. 4 to share her expertise with researchers and encourage the next generation of female engineers.
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    • Students participated in the Software Reverse Engineering Hackathon hosted by ARL, NSA, and UTEP CS.
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    2020


    • UTEP Awarded $171K to Develop Cyber Security Network for U.S. Department of Energy
      Researchers from The University of Texas at El Paso's Computer Science Department will have a hand in bolstering the safety of cybersecurity operations conducted by fossil fuel power generation plants thanks to a $171,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy.
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    • ARL South Cybersecurity Mini-Hackathon (Remote)
      Collect points by using strategies to pivot through a network. Discover the mystery behind your memory blackout
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    2019


    • Scholarship For Service Graduates Ready to Serve
      Not all college graduates have professional plans laid out before receiving their diplomas. But a pair of software engineering students at The University of Texas at El Paso knows exactly what lies ahead for them after Commencement.
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    2017


    • New Collaboration is Cornerstone for Cybersecurity
      Through in-kind contributions of equipment, construction costs, furniture, mentorship and manpower, ARL and UTEP established the cybersecurity center and laboratory at UTEP. The main function of the center is to conduct research and design and deliver cybersecurity-related workshops for the El Paso area community.
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    • UTEP Photo Earns Top Design at Cyber Conference
      Angelica Marquez, a freshman computer science major, won best photo design at the recent Women in Cyber Security (WiCyS) Conference in Tucson, Arizona. Marquez was one of 11 UTEP students to attend the March 30-April 1, 2017, conference that included a variety of talks, workshops and poster sessions focused on cyber security.
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    • UTEP, EPCC Partner with California Institutions to Strengthen Cyber Security Pipeline
      The University of Texas at El Paso and California State University Stanislaus have formed a consortium with their community college counterparts, El Paso Community College and Merced College, under a $3.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation. The group will utilize the funding over five years to increase enrollment and diversity in cyber security through a scholarship program called S-STEM.
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    2016


    • NSA Designates UTEP as a National Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Cyber Operations
      The University of Texas at El Paso recently earned recognition as a National Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Cyber Operations. The designation from the National Security Agency is for academic years 2016–21. The prestigious classification requires institutions to meet highly rigorous academic and programmatic criteria. There are only 16 designated CAEs across the U.S., and UTEP is one of two in Texas.
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