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13 04, 2019

Sul Ross Senior Megan Miller Elected TSTA-AE District 6 President

2019-04-13T19:20:53+00:00April 13, 2019|

• courtesy of the Sul Ross Department of Education • Sul Ross Senior EC-6 Education Major, Megan Miller, was recently elected District 6 President at the 63rd Annual Texas State Teachers Association – Aspiring Educators Conference and House of Delegates.  Miller is also President of the SRSU TSTA Chapter.  Vice [...]

17 03, 2019

Sul Ross Grads Turn Passion for Design into Thriving Business

2019-03-17T01:44:52+00:00March 17, 2019|

• by Paul Slocumb • When Juan Aguirre enrolled at Sul Ross, like many Lobos he decided to fill some of his free time with a student job. "I applied at the library and print shop to help pay for school," he said.  "They both offered me a job, but [...]

6 03, 2019

Sul Ross’ Brandt Buchanan Awarded Texas Outdoor Writer’s Association Scholarship

2019-03-06T19:48:35+00:00March 6, 2019|

• by Oliver Pinckney and Paul Slocumb • The Texas Outdoor Writer’s Association (TOWA) has awarded its 2019 Dan Klepper Memorial Scholarship to Sul Ross State University student Brandt Buchanan. “I’m excited and honored,” said Buchanan.  “I’m very grateful to have my work acknowledged by TOWA members and to receive [...]

6 02, 2019

Field Guide: BRI Grassland Bird Research at Mimms Ranch

2019-04-12T00:40:37+00:00February 6, 2019|

• courtesy of Dr. Mieke Titulaer and Fabiola Baeza • Over the past five decades, grassland bird populations overwintering in the Chihuahuan Desert have declined by 70 to 80 percent, and scientists at the Borderlands Research Institute are currently trying to discover the cause or causes for this decline. BRI [...]

18 01, 2019

66-year-old Lobo Returns with Memories and Plans for Two Degrees

2019-04-12T00:40:43+00:00January 18, 2019|

• by Paul Slocumb • Among Sul Ross State University’s new spring enrollees is a former student with quite a few Lobo Land stories to tell. Carlton Oglesby, who attended SRSU from fall 1971 to summer 1973 has returned to Alpine to pursue both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in geology.  [...]

15 01, 2019

Daytrip! The Mission Trail: San Elizario, Socorro, and Ysleta

2019-04-12T00:39:54+00:00January 15, 2019|

• by Paul Slocumb • The story of El Paso's Mission Trail begins thousands of years ago with the hunter-gatherers who first inhabited what is now the El Paso/Ciudad Juárez metro area.  These hunter-gatherers began moving towards agricultural food production around 400 A.D., and their transition culminated in complex pueblos built [...]

7 01, 2019

Sul Ross Grad Student Connects WWII Airman with Lifesaving History

2019-04-12T00:40:49+00:00January 7, 2019|

• courtesy of Karen Adams • On April 18, 1942, Lt. Col. James "Jimmy" Doolittle of the United States Army Air Forces led the first U.S. air attack on Japan.  Compared to other WWII actions, the Doolittle Raid caused relatively little material damage, but the courageous effort improved morale in [...]

4 01, 2019

Daytrip! El Paso Museum of Art: Jacob Lawrence’s Toussaint L’Ouverture

2019-04-12T00:40:04+00:00January 4, 2019|

• photo story by Paul Slocumb • Already a graduate of New York's American Artist School, the 20-year-old Jacob Lawrence began an ambitious series of tempera panels in 1937 designed to tell the story of the Haitian Revolution.  Depicting the struggle to overcome social injustice and create a new nation, [...]

20 12, 2018

Photo Recap: Fall 2018 Scholar’s Luncheon

2018-12-20T20:55:10+00:00December 20, 2018|

• by Paul Slocumb • Sul Ross State University honored 19 students graduating with honors at the Fall 2018 Scholar's Luncheon on Dec. 14 inside the Pete P. Gallego Center.  At Fall Commencement later that evening, the students were further recognized with gold cords for their academic achievements.  Five donors [...]