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NMSU graduate student receives prestigious Fulbright to teach in Sarajevo

NMSU graduate student receives prestigious Fulbright to teach in Sarajevo   As a child, Valerie Simone traveled extensively throughout the United States. Soon, the New Mexico State University anthropology graduate student will venture into another continent.  Simone has been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholar grant for a 2017 English Teaching Assistantship in Sarajevo,…
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NMSU alum, CDC employee to speak on value of communication studies education

NMSU alum, CDC employee to speak on value of communication studies education An alumna of New Mexico State University’s Department of Communication Studies will return to her alma mater to give a talk on how her education here led to success in her job working with the federal government. Michelle Dixon Johns is an expert…
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State historian and folk music singer to lecture and perform at NMSU

State historian and folk music singer to lecture and perform at NMSU As part of Hispanic Heritage month, Sept. 15-Oct. 15, the State of New Mexico’s deputy historian, Rob Martinez, will visit New Mexico State University to give a lecture on and musical performance of northern New Mexico musical traditions on Sept. 27 in Domenici…
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NMSU physics team captures footage of vortex within microscopic particles

NMSU physics team captures footage of vortex within microscopic particles   A team of researchers from New Mexico State University’s Department of Physics have, for the first time, created a three-dimensional rendering of a microscopic nanoparticle’s structural transformation induced and controlled by an external electrical source.

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NMSU researchers help write first book on dust devils on Earth and Mars

NMSU researchers help write first book on dust devils on Earth and Mars The Department of Astronomy at New Mexico State University contributed a large part to a recently released book, which is the first completely dedicated to examining the history and science of dust devils on Earth and on Mars.

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Legendary radio host, NMSU alum to give public talk, meet with students

Legendary radio host, NMSU alum to give public talk, meet with students   Guy Phillips has been a regular part of the morning for St. Louis radio listeners for 38 years and is still going strong. The New Mexico State University alumnus’ career was decided the moment he stepped in front of a microphone at…
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NMSU college assistance migrant program among handful in U.S. refunded

NMSU college assistance migrant program among handful in U.S. refunded After 15 years of helping students at New Mexico State University, the university’s College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) is among a select few to receive another five-year grant from the U.S. Education Agency’s Office of Migrant Education.

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NMSU art project tells the stories of Las Cruces’ neighborhoods

NMSU art project tells the stories of Las Cruces’ neighborhoods   A joint art-preservation project between the Departments of History, Art and Anthropology at New Mexico State University is gearing up to launch a new website, www.muralsoflascruces.com, containing pictures and descriptions of murals around Las Cruces. Murals of Las Cruces was initially a project conceived…
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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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