• NMSU alumna receives prestigious Fulbright grant to teach in South Korea

    Tiffany Cox is quite familiar with studying in other countries. The New Mexico State University graduate and Artesia, New Mexico, native studied abroad in England and South Korea during her undergraduate career at NMSU. And she’ll soon head back to South Korea.

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  • NMSU research shows technology may help speed political polarization

    While pundits and news outlets claim political polarization in America is at an all-time high since the November 2016 election, a study led by New Mexico State University researchers may have discovered one of the factors driving it – customization technology.

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  • NSF CAREER award helps NMSU professor design devices for search and rescue teams

    Zachary Toups wasn’t always a computer science professor. Before he started teaching at New Mexico State University, he was a researcher attached to the Disaster Preparedness and Response group involved with Texas Task Force 1, one of 28 federal teams under the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Urban Search and Rescue System. These teams go to the scene of a disaster and search the debris to find survivors.

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  • For former Marshall coach, basketball helps reassemble a shattered life

    Shawn Harrington and Patrick Beverley have a West Side upbringing and Marshall High School basketball in common, along with a belief that ferocity trumps finesse in the game they love.

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  • How the March for Science splits researchers

    Danielle Peltier is an undergraduate student studying geology, anthropology, and chemistry at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces. “I want to share why science is important — not only in education and everyday lives but in politics and world issues."

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  • A Forest Grows in the Synagogue: Reimagining the Galician Jewish Landscape through Sculpture

    Congratulations to Art Professor, Rachel Stevens. She'll be a Fulbright Scholar in western Ukraine for 5 months. This is her ancestral homeland and will feature the following.

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  • New Mexico State University Model UN Team in New York City

    NMSU students are among more than 5,000 college and university students who go to New York City each spring to discuss current global issues as part of the National Model United Nations. The NMSU Model United Nations team, made up of students in the NMSU College of Arts and Sciences, was given a "Distinguished Delegation" award, placing them in the top 15 percent of attending Model UN teams. For more than a decade, NMSU's Model UN team has received top tier awards at the annual conference in New York.

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  • Cruces native wins top Princeton prize

    Marisa Salazar, a Las Cruces native and senior at Princeton University, has been named one of two recipients of the university’s 2017 Moses Taylor Pyne Honor Prize, the highest general distinction conferred on an undergraduate

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  • Special issue of the newsletter dedicated to Williams Hall

    D.W. Williams Hall was built in 1938, originally as a gymnasium. It was converted to house the Department of Art in 1972, but does not have the adequate space for learning, teaching, or storage. For example, the building still has the ORIGINAL concrete bleachers built into the then-gymnasium. The building has only about half the usable square footage necessary to accommodate its current programs, limiting enrollment.

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From Our Dean

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Enrico Pontelli
Interim Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

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