Army ROTC commander named Military Science Professor of the Year

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06-06-2018

NMSU faculty collaborate on grant to study Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument

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06-04-2018

NMSU English professor pens book on former Aggie basketball star who was shot

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05-31-2018

NMSU professors among 300 artists in historic exhibit about New Mexico Jewelry

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05-29-2018

NMSU students, professor create music video for gospel hip-hop star Emcee N.I.C.E.

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05-21-2018

University Art Gallery’s Community Quilt project needs donated fabric

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05-15-2018

Award-winning NMSU film selected by Tunisian environmental film festival

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05-07-2018

NMSU anthropology professor studies evidence of historic trading route

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05-04-2018

NMSU professor receives lifetime achievement award

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04-30-2018

NMSU to recognize Transnational Solidarity Day with talks by activist, former political prisoner

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04-30-2018

Department of Anthropology students recently received scholarships

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04-26-2018

NMSU Model UN team earns honors for 12th year in a row

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04-25-2018

NMSU geology professor studies C02 storage in rocks in Norway

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04-23-2018

NMSU’s art department open house puts students’ artistic talents on display

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04-17-2018

NMSU student’s short film headed to Cannes Film Festival

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04-12-2018

‘Global Connections’ series at NMSU hosts talk about the country’s national parks

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04-06-2018

NMSU’s Feminist Border Arts Film Festival to screen films from around the world

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04-05-2018

Annual Juried Student Show to open at NMSU Art Gallery

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04-03-2018

New visual arts building named after transformational duo

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03-28-2018

NMSU AFROTC to host exhibition

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03-26-2018

NMSU criminal justice honor society takes top awards at conference

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03-26-2018

NMSU chemistry alumna to give talk about using lasers to study materials

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03-26-2018

Former NMSU students study mating habits of hummingbirds, parakeets

Two former New Mexico State University biology graduate students are currently publishing their dissertation research investigating how the selection of mates may have contributed to the development of sophisticated cognitive abilities in ...Read more

03-13-2018

NMSU professor discovers answers about seismic shifts deep in the Earth

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03-08-2018

NMSU alumnus releases fantasy trilogy based in NM

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03-08-2018

NMSU video art exhibit examines border zones, water insecurity and other issues

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03-08-2018

The 14th annual J. Paul Taylor Social Justice Symposium focuses beyond walls, borders

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03-06-2018

NMSU professor receives award for advancing scientific psychology

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02-21-2018

NMSU researchers study growth of hawk population in Albuquerque

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02-21-2018

NMSU to host lecture on risks to democracy in US and around the world

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02-21-2018

NMSU professors to hold forum on “decolonizing education”

A criminal justice professor and an anthropology professor at New Mexico State University will host a series of public forums on “decolonizing education” and promoting ethnic studies in the NMSU and Las Cruces ...Read more

02-20-2018

NMSU grad student to talk about Cameroon’s political system

A graduate student in New Mexico State University’s Department of Communication Studies will give a lecture on state repression and civilian radicalism in Cameroon from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, March 1 in room College of Health and Social Services Auditorium, Room ...Read more

02-16-2018

Elbert Walker

It is with great sadness that we announce that Emeritus Professor, Elbert Walker has passed away. A memorial service will be held at the NMS Spiritual Center Thursday, Feb. 15 at 11 am.   Elbert was a big influence in the growth of Mathematical Sciences in the 1960s. He is survived by his wife Carol who was Head of Mathematical Sciences 1979-1993 and Associate Dean of Research, ...Read more

02-14-2018

‘Lord of the Rings’ star to appear at Las Cruces Film Festival in March

In offering a musical goodbye to Middle-earth, an epic journey spanning six films and well over a dozen years, “The Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit” filmmakers turned to Billy Boyd. Best known to international audiences as Peregrin “Pippin” in “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy, Boyd portrayed the cheerful and perpetually hungry cousin of Frodo Baggins who accompanies him on a quest to destroy ...Read more

02-13-2018

NMSU biology professor to present on effects of climate change on coral reefs

A Regents professor in New Mexico State University’s biology department will give a presentation on a trip she and several students took to Hawaii to study coral-reef conservation as part of the College of Arts and Sciences’ “Global Connections” ...Read more

02-08-2018

Researcher, business and community leaders honored at NMSU’s College of Arts and Sciences ‘A Starry Night’ awards

A New Mexico State University biology alumnus who recently won a million prize for cutting-edge medical research; a Las Cruces couple, born and raised in the city, who both ran successful businesses for many years; and the visual and performing arts coordinator at Las Cruces Public Schools are the recipients of the NMSU College of Arts and Sciences 2018 “A Starry Night” ...Read more

01-24-2018

Government professor to give talk on student trip to Germany to help refugees

A professor in New Mexico State University’s Government Department will give a talk about the Faculty-led International Program she took with students to Germany as the next lecture in the College of Arts and Sciences’ “Global Connections” ...Read more

01-19-2018

Renouned film animator, director to be honored at Las Cruces International Film Festival

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01-19-2018

Congratulations to our faculty for being recognized for their outstanding achievements!

Regents Professor Kathryn Hanley, Biology Department Donald C. Roush Award in Teaching Dante De Blassie, Math Department Gabriela E. Moreno, Languages & Linguistics Department Co-Curriculum, Administration and Operations Excellence in Assessment Award Department of ...Read more

01-19-2018

Film festival to unveil 2018 official poster at public event

Film festival to unveil 2018 official poster at public event   The Las Cruces International Film Festival (LCIFF) presented by New Mexico State University is set for March 7-11 but film lovers can get preview when festival organizers unveil the 2018 festival poster at a special event from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 26 at the Cutter Gallery at 2640 El Paseo ...Read more

01-11-2018

Scholarship program supported by family’s love of their daughter gives hope to students

Scholarship program supported by family’s love of their daughter gives hope to students   New Mexico State University alumna Elizabeth Ayres Pollard had a passion for theatre arts and heart full of compassion for students facing ...Read more

01-04-2018

NMSU alumna receives 2017 For Women in Science Fellowship

NMSU alumna receives 2017 For Women in Science Fellowship A New Mexico State University alumna is one of only five recipients of the 2017 For Women in Science Fellowship awarded by L’Oréal USA. Kellie Ann Jurado, currently in a post doctoral program at Yale received the fellowship, which honors female scientists at a critical stage in their careers with a ,000 grant to advance their ...Read more

12-14-2017

Cybill Shepherd, Pam Grier to appear at 2018 Las Cruces International Film Festival

Cybill Shepherd, Pam Grier to appear at 2018 Las Cruces International Film Festival   Stars of the film selected as the Opening Night Film for the Las Cruces International Film Festival will be guests at the 2018 Las Cruces International Film Festival, which runs March ...Read more

12-14-2017

NMSU alumna receives national fellowship for Latino heritage preservation

NMSU alumna receives national fellowship for Latino heritage preservation   Norma Hartell is a graduate of NMSU’s Department of Anthropology, having earned her master’s, and currently works at Las Cruces museums. She previously served as an intern for the Hispanic Access Foundation in 2016, working at Everglades National Park in south Florida archiving ...Read more

12-11-2017

NMSU’s TRIO program mentors students, celebrates outstanding graduate

NMSU’s TRIO program mentors students, celebrates outstanding graduate   When Alma Chavez walks across the stage during the fall commencement ceremony at New Mexico State University Saturday, Dec. 9, it will be a celebration for the Juarez, Mexico, native, who was selected as the outstanding graduate for the College of Arts and ...Read more

12-07-2017

Journalism professor publishes book of photos of Juárez taken over 20+ years

Journalism professor publishes book of photos of Juárez taken over 20+ years An associate professor in New Mexico State University’s Journalism Department recently published a book compiling photographs and stories he’s taken of Juárez and the border over the course of more than 40 years. Before Bruce Berman entered academia, he worked on assignment as a freelance ...Read more

11-29-2017

NMSU's 'Project Postcard' offers miniature artwork to benefit art department

NMSU's 'Project Postcard' offers miniature artwork to benefit art department   Hundreds of pieces of postcard-sized artwork will be showcased at the New Mexico State University Art Gallery from Nov. 27–30 during a fundraiser to support the replacement of D.W. Williams Hall, the new art building which will provide an innovative and new space to support the needs of both the NMSU ...Read more

11-21-2017

NMSU to host community celebration of diversity in computing

NMSU to host community celebration of diversity in computing   The field of computer science is growing so fast it outpaces all other occupations in the U.S. New Mexico State University is helping to broaden the pipeline through programs that engage diverse students coming from public schools to encourage them to get computer science degrees that enable them to compete for these high ...Read more

11-16-2017

Giving Tuesday brings the power of collective giving to the NMSU system

Giving Tuesday brings the power of collective giving to the NMSU system   Generous donors to the New Mexico State University system have given millions over the past two years to empower students and support cutting-edge programs and outstanding teaching and research during Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving powered by social media and ...Read more

11-14-2017

NMSU faculty create institute to study Rio Grande Rift

Many residents of southern New Mexico don't realize that they are living in an active geologic landscape: the Rio Grande rift. Volcanoes, earthquakes, and fossils millions of years old are all part of what researchers at New Mexico State University plan to study with help from the newly established Southern Rift ...Read more

11-07-2017

ROTC commander to give talk about Boy Scout camp in Nepal

ROTC commander to give talk about Boy Scout camp in Nepal   The commander of New Mexico State University’s Air Force Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (AFROTC) will give a talk on leading a Boy Scout troop in Nepal as part of the 2017 “Global Connections series in the College of Arts and Sciences. Klomp’s presentation will be at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8 in the Health and Social Services ...Read more

11-03-2017

Expanded Zuhl Museum at NMSU reopens to public

Expanded Zuhl Museum at NMSU reopens to public   A renovated and expanded Zuhl Museum at New Mexico State University officially reopened to the public on Thursday, Oct. 26. The museum houses the Zuhl collection of more than 1,800 fossils, minerals and petrified ...Read more

11-01-2017

NMSU art students create one-of-a-kind jewelry for sale

  NMSU art students create one-of-a-kind jewelry for sale Jewelry and metalsmithing students in the New Mexico State University Department of Art will host their 35th Annual Jewelry Sale from 7 a.m.–8 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 30 in the lobby of D. W. Williams Hall, 1390 E. University, next to Barnes and ...Read more

10-25-2017

NMSU Languages Department to hold French film festival

NMSU Languages Department to hold French film festival The Department of Languages and Linguistics at New Mexico State University will hold a French film festival comprised of six films, which will be shown between Monday, Oct. 30 and Tuesday, Nov. 7.  The department received a grant from the Tournées French Film Festival, a program of the French-American Cultural Exchange (FACE) Foundation, in ...Read more

10-20-2017

NMSU to host ‘Languages and Cultures Day’

NMSU to host ‘Languages and Cultures Day’   All area middle- and high-school students are invited to attend the fifth-annual “Languages and Cultures Day,” from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, on the first floor of New Mexico State University’s Breland Hall. This event is sponsored by the Department of Languages and Linguistics, and features 19 interactive sessions and ...Read more

10-19-2017

NMSU students restore Milton statue

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10-16-2017

Performance at NMSU to commemorate anniversary of Japanese internment during WWII

Performance at NMSU to commemorate anniversary of Japanese internment during WWII The New Mexico State University Department of History will host a multimedia performance commemorating the 75th anniversary of the signing of the executive order that authorized the incarceration of 120,000 people of Japanese descent in America during World War II.  “From Days of Infamy to Days of Remembrance: A ...Read more

10-13-2017

Bilingual musical at NMSU explores gender issues

Bilingual musical at NMSU explores gender issues In "Mariachi Girl," a bilingual musical playing later this month at New Mexico State University, young Carmencita dreams about being a mariachi singer. Carmencita longs to sing alongside her father. However, he clings to a long-held family tradition of male-only mariachis.  Can she celebrate her own heritage and expand on her father’s view of the ...Read more

10-11-2017

Kellie Jurado, a Biology alumna is one of L’Oréal's 2017 For Women In Science Fellows

Kellie Jurado, a Biology alumna is one of L’Oréal's 2017 For Women In Science ...Read more

10-11-2017

New Mexico Arts award to fund NMSU Jazz Festival

New Mexico Arts award to fund NMSU Jazz Festival The New Mexico State University Department of Music will host its 49th annual Jazz Festival and Jump Start with a supporting grant of over 00 from the New Mexico Arts organization. This is the first time the NMSU festival, which runs Nov. 15-16, has received support from New Mexico Arts, a division of the state’s Department of Cultural ...Read more

10-10-2017

Department of Music presents premiere ensembles in concert series

Department of Music presents premiere ensembles in concert series New Mexico State University’s third annual concert series “Autumn Overture” has been expanded to include four concerts over two weeks in October, featuring the Department of Music’s premier ...Read more

10-09-2017

Cold War and nuclear testing subject of artist lecture through University Art Gallery at NMSU

Cold War and nuclear testing subject of artist lecture through University Art Gallery at NMSU New York City-based artist Eric LoPresti will be in Las Cruces Oct. 8-10 after a visit to the Trinity site in preparation for his exhibition at the University Art Gallery at New Mexico State University in 2018 titled “Superbloom.” LoPresti will give an artist lecture about the project at 5:30 p.m. ...Read more

10-09-2017

NMSU professor on NMSU-UCLA team working on augmented reality, new networks

NMSU professor on NMSU-UCLA team working on augmented reality, new networks A New Mexico State University professor is working with researchers from UCLA to integrate augmented reality into new wireless edge networks thanks to a million grant from the National Science Foundation and Intel Corporation.  THE ICN-Enabled Secure Edge Networking with Augmented Reality project builds on seven years ...Read more

10-04-2017

“Interference + Interaction” exhibit to open at University Art Gallery

"Interference + Interaction” exhibit to open at University Art Gallery   Art Gallery will feature works by Nabil Gonzalez, Daisy Quezada, Laura Turón and the Jellyfish Colectivo in a group show titled “Interference + Interaction,” which begins with an opening reception 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12 and runs through Friday, Nov. 17.  The artists in “Interference + Interaction” mediate ...Read more

10-04-2017

NMSU Army ROTC preparing for grueling competition

NMSU Army ROTC preparing for grueling competition   The Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) program at New Mexico State University is currently training for the 25th-annual Brigade Ranger Challenge Competition, which is being held on the NMSU campus for the first time. The Ranger Competition pits the Army ROTC programs of NMSU, the University of New Mexico, the University of ...Read more

10-04-2017

A journey of 10,000 miles: NMSU professors to share tales of travels in China

A journey of 10,000 miles: NMSU professors to share tales of travels in China Two New Mexico State University professors will give a talk about their joint Faculty-Led International Programs (FLIP) trip to the Gansu Province of China in March 2017.  Elvira Masson, college professor in the History Department, and Margaret Goehring, associate professor in the Department of Art, took 10 NMSU ...Read more

10-04-2017

NMSU student’s dream comes true conducting fieldwork on parakeets in Uruguay

NMSU student’s dream comes true conducting fieldwork on parakeets in Uruguay As winner of the New Mexico State University Honors College Scholarship for International Research, biology student Clara Hansen’s dream came true when she was able to take her research to the next level.  Hansen traveled to Uruguay, South America, to continue her research on wild monk parakeets after winning the ...Read more

09-28-2017

NMSU computer science professor receives grant to discover biological patterns

NMSU computer science professor receives grant to discover biological patterns   A professor in New Mexico State University’s Department of Computer Science recently received a National Science Foundation grant to develop automated methods to discover molecular patterns from human and mouse genomics data.  Joe Song plans to implement these methods of data science to developmental ...Read more

09-27-2017

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 ...Read more

09-20-2017

Congratulations to RPC grad student Kelly Whitney!

Congratulations to Rhetoric and Professional Communication’s PhD student Kelly Whitney who won the Barbara Heifferon Graduate Student Award at this year’s Rhetorics of Health and Medicine Symposium this past weekend in Cincinnati.   Congratulations also to RPC’s Dr. Kellie Sharp-Hoskins who is overseeing Kelly’s dissertation Prevention, In(ter)vention, Communication: Medical ...Read more

09-19-2017

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 in health communication at the Centers for Disease Control and ...Read more

09-19-2017

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 Hall’s Yates Auditorium from 5:30-7 ...Read more

09-19-2017

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 ...Read more

09-14-2017

NMSU Anthropology alumna Susan Ryan and colleagues at Crow Canyon Archaeological Center

NMSU Anthropology alumna Susan Ryan and colleagues at Crow Canyon Archaeological ...Read more

09-13-2017

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 ...Read more

09-13-2017

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 KRWG radio and television stations. While still in college, working at El Paso’s ...Read more

09-10-2017

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 ...Read more

09-06-2017

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 by Jason ...Read more

08-28-2017

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 and signing for O’Leary’s new book, ...Read more

07-21-2017

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 0,000 in funding. NMSU physics professor Edwin Fohtung was chosen to receive the 2015 Rosen Scholar fellowship. (Courtesy Photo) The fellowship was created to honor ...Read more

07-02-2017

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 summer, this type of mosquito, which can carry Zika ...Read more

06-20-2017

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 Garcia, Class of 2016 double major ...Read more

06-20-2017

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 the reds and blues and how they don’t talk to each ...Read more

06-05-2017

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 2017 English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) in South ...Read more

06-05-2017

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 along side ...Read more

03-30-2017

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, ...Read more

03-29-2017

“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 coffee and treats in the Music Center ...Read more

03-28-2017

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 ...Read more

03-28-2017

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 American ...Read more

03-27-2017

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 looking at NSF funding right ...Read more

03-15-2017

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 and sciences, will present “France: Focus on Provence” from 5-6:30 p.m. ...Read more

03-15-2017

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 Chancellor Garrey ...Read more

03-13-2017

NMSU student group to host domestic violence conference

Date: 03/10/2017 Writer: Minerva Baumann, 575-646-7566, mbauma46@nmsu.edu Why do domestic abuse victims stay with their abusers? The answers are not easy to hear, but criminal justice students at New Mexico State University have put together a day-long conference to help the community better understand the issues. NMSU's criminal justice honor society Alpha Phi Sigma members will ...Read more

03-10-2017

American Southwest Children’s Theatre Company launches spring classes

Date: 03/05/2015 Writer: Larissa Lury, 575-646-5812, llury@nmsu.edu New Mexico State University creative dramatics associate professor Larissa Lury and her student teachers will lead first through third graders in weekly after-school drama classes at the American Southwest Children’s Theatre Company. Lury has taught drama in schools and theater programs throughout the country, including ...Read more

03-05-2017

NMSU honors researchers who generate funding of 500,000 dollars or more

New Mexico State University recognized university faculty members and staff Nov. 20 who were responsible for attracting 0,000 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 for Research Vimal ...Read more

03-01-2017

NMSU women’s studies program changes name to gender and sexuality studies

Date: 02/28/2017 Writer: Minerva Baumann, 575-646-7566, mbauma46@nmsu.edu In an effort to reflect national and international trends and the changes within the academic discipline, New Mexico State University’s women’s studies program, part of the department of interdisciplinary studies in the College of Arts and Sciences is now known as gender and sexuality studies. Manal Hamzeh, ...Read more

02-28-2017

NMSU’s “Global Connections” series explores French cuisine and culture

Date: 02/28/2017 Writer: Taylor Vancel, 575-646-7953, tvancel@nmsu.edu 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 and his students who went on a FLiP trip to France in May of ...Read more

02-28-2017

NMSU professor named director of telescope at Apache Point Observatory

Date: 02/24/2017 Writer: Minerva Baumann, 575-646-7566, mbauma46@nmsu.edu Nancy Chanover is the first New Mexico State University astronomy professor to be named director of the 3.5-meter telescope at the Apache Point Observatory. Nancy Chanover is the first New Mexico State University astronomy professor to be named director of the 3.5-meter telescope at the Apache Point ...Read more

02-24-2017

Beating the odds: NMSU’s geology researchers receive scarce NSF earth sciences funding

Date: 02/07/2017 Writer: Minerva Baumann, 575-646-7566, mbauma46@nmsu.edu NMSU Department of Geological Sciences faculty members Nancy McMillan, center right, Jeff Amato, right, Emily Johnson, center left, and Frank Ramos are photographed at Gardiner Hall. They are working on research funded through three awards from the Earth Sciences Division of the National Science Foundation. ...Read more

02-07-2017

NMSU’s SkitoSnack project wins Gates Foundation grant

A New Mexico State University biology professor is among 52 researchers in 19 countries to receive a share of .2 million in Grand Challenges Exploration grants funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Immo Hansen, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was selected from among 1,800 applicants to receive 0,000 for his project to develop an alternative meal for ...Read more

01-31-2017