- Honorary Doctorate Degree for Dr. Clarence E. Sasser ('73)Dr. Clarence E. Sasser ('73) receives Honorary Doctorate Degree for his lifetime of public service in the VA to help America's military veterans.
- Former Student Awarded UT Regents' Outstanding Teaching AwardFormer student José D. Villalobos is awarded the outstanding teaching award at the University of Texas El Paso
- Obituary for Paul P. Van Riper, EmeritusObituary for Paul P. Van Riper, Emeritus Professor of Political Science
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