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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. “The MIT folks and others mapped out the social network sphere looking at…
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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. Cox has been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholar grant for a…
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Beating the odds: NMSU’s geology researchers receive scarce NSF earth sciences funding

Beating the odds: NMSU’s geology researchers receive scarce NSF earth sciences funding. Two thirds of New Mexico State University’s geological sciences faculty has been awarded National Science Foundation grants in the last year and a half, totaling more than a quarter of a million dollars. “We challenged ourselves to increase our research productivity and just…
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NMSU’s “Global Connections” series explores French cuisine and culture

While most people think of the the Eiffel tower and the Louvre when it comes to France, a New Mexico State University professor is bringing a taste of the French countryside and culture to Las Cruces in the next “Global Connections” talk. Glenn Fetzer, department head of languages and linguistics in the College of Arts…
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NMSU honors researchers who generate funding of $500,000 or more

New Mexico State University recognized university faculty members and staff Nov. 20 who were responsible for attracting $500,000 or more in external funding during the past fiscal year, 2014. “These outstanding staff and faculty researchers are leaders in the university’s efforts to bring in vital funding for critical research and development projects,” said Vice President…
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‘NMSU Celebrates the National Parks’ series begins Sept.

New Mexico State University is celebrating the National Park Service centennial with a speaker series called “NMSU Celebrates the National Parks.” NMSU’s College of Arts and Sciences is hosting classes, public lectures and a blog series to bring the beauty and wonder of America’s national parks to the NMSU campus and Las Cruces community. The…
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Kim Baranowski

In 2011, Kim Baranowski was recognized as an Outstanding Alumni by the College of Arts and Sciences. This past May, Kim graduated with her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the Department of Counseling and Clinical Psychology at Teachers College, Columbia University. Her dissertation was entitled “The Experiences of Mental Health Practitioners Working with Undocumented Immigrants…
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NMSU alumnus to give talk on marketing innovation

New Mexico State University alumnus Maury Giles will return to his alma mater this week to share his expertise on “Inspiring Game-Changing Marketing Innovation.” His talk will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, at the Health and Social Services College Auditorium, Room 101A. NMSU alumnus Maury Giles is president of Strategy3, a multi-disciplinary…
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NMSU Model U.N. team wins top award at national conference ninth year in a row

Going into the annual Model United National Conference, the students representing New Mexico State University had a simple strategy: remain a team of placated dolphins among aggressive sharks. The plan seemed to work as the team took home the Distinguished Delegation award at the Model United Nations Conference, where they competed against other teams from…
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NMSU film students to premiere senior documentary project on campus

New Mexico State University students in the Creative Media Institute are planning a screening to premiere their senior project documentary, “Halftime Highlights,” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 5, at the Health and Social Services Auditorium, Room 101A. “‘Halftime Highlights’ is a documentary about marching bands in southern New Mexico and El Paso, exploring elements of…
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