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NMSU professor promotes preserving moon-landing sites

Beth O’Leary, professor emerita in New Mexico State University’s Department of Anthropology, will travel to Washington, D.C., to give a presentation on space archaeology and heritage preservation. O’Leary will give the presentation to the National Geographic Society on July 18. On July 19 the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum will host a book launch…
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Los Alamos National Laboratory selects NMSU physics professor for award

Date: 07/02/2015 Writer: Minerva Baumann, 575-646-7566, mbauma46@nmsu.edu New Mexico State University Assistant Professor Edwin Fohtung was named the 2015 Rosen Scholar, a high-profile fellowship, which comes with $150,000 in funding. NMSU physics professor Edwin Fohtung was chosen to receive the 2015 Rosen Scholar fellowship. (Courtesy Photo) The fellowship was created to honor Louis Rosen, whose career…
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NMSU research reveals mosquito repellents that work best

Just as the first mosquitoes of the season are making an appearance, New Mexico State University researchers are sharing results of six months of testing on 11 different mosquito repellent products. The New Mexico Department of Health announced on May 17 that the yellow fever mosquitoes already have been identified in Dona Ana County. Last…
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NMSU film graduates make big splash with eHarmony commercial

ALBUQUERQUE – Four New Mexico State University graduates’ film company, Hardline Films, is in the limelight for a commercial they produced for eHarmony. Advertising Age’s top “Best Mother’s Day Spots of the Year” was an eHarmony commercial produced by Sheridan O’Donnell, Keagan Karnes and Sam Pool, Class of 2013 Creative Media Institute graduates; and Jenn…
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NMSU’s Discovery Scholars Program gives students paid research experience

Date: 03/30/2017 Writer: Taylor Vancel, 575-646-7953, tvancel@nmsu.edu Angelique Amado is a junior at New Mexico State University majoring in chemistry. Thanks to a program that pays undergraduate students to conduct research, she can spend time in the lab without worrying about working off campus to help with school expenses. NMSU chemistry student Angelique Amado works…
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NMSU lecture series about challenges facing democracy adds new speakers

Date: 03/29/2017 Writer: Minerva Baumann, 575-646-7566, mbauma46@nmsu.edu New Mexico State University’s Department of Government added two events to its colloquium series titled “Democracy in Question?” The series that reflects on local, national and global implications of recent political events, began in February and will continue with four more presentations on Tuesdays through May 2, adding…
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“Java What?” student art exhibition opens at NMSU with art, music, poetry

Date: 03/28/2017 Writer: Maggie Day , 575-646-1705, maggieda@nmsu.edu Love is brewing at New Mexico State University’s upcoming student art exhibition. “Java What?” will open with a public reception at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 4 in the lobby of the NMSU Music Center at 1075 Horseshoe on the NMSU campus. The reception will have free…
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NMSU professors stand with students with series of ‘teach-ins’

Date: 03/28/2017 Writer: Minerva Baumann, 575-646-7566, mbauma46@nmsu.edu A group of New Mexico State University professors is hosting a series of “teach-ins” to help educate the campus and larger Las Cruces community about topics related to current events. The teach-ins combine a faculty roundtable discussion in a classroom atmosphere with both discussion and questions from the…
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Films reflecting Muslims in American culture to be shown at NMSU

Date: 03/27/2017 Writer: Taylor Vancel, 575-646-7953, tvancel@nmsu.edu In a world growing smaller through technology, but farther apart in terms of social and political polarization, a New Mexico State University professor and a theatre and video production company, are bringing two films to Las Cruces to open dialogues with the community and encourage understanding of Muslims in…
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13th annual J. Paul Taylor Social Justice Symposium to explore mental health issues

Date: 03/13/2017 Writer: Taylor Vancel, 575-646-7953, tvancel@nmsu.edu The 13th annual J. Paul Taylor Social Justice Symposium at New Mexico State University will bring to light a topic often hidden in the Las Cruces community. Satya Rao (right), NMSU professor in public health services, is pictured here receiving an award along with Liz England-Kennedy from NMSU…
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