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  • Viewpoints

    Head and shoulders of woman

    From my first day as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at New Mexico State University five years ago, I knew that community partnerships would be the cornerstone of my vision for the college. In reaching out to the local business owners and organizations, I found individuals and groups in Las Cruces and beyond who care deeply not only for NMSU as a center of learning, but also as an important partner for the success of businesses and families in southern New Mexico.
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  • Photo of the Week

    Men looking at equipment on a table

    New Mexico State University engineering technology students Jeremy Laselute (left) and Mason Rust work with College of Engineering Assistant Professor Rolfe Sassenfeld (right) on equipment that Sassenfeld rescued from the loading dock waiting to be trashed and turned into an electronics laboratory.
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  • Faculty/Staff Spotlight

    Portrait of woman next to award

    Sandra Romero does whatever it takes to help students and faculty members in the College of Educationís Special Education and Communication Disorders Department, even if it means increasing her own workload.
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  • Around the State

    Portrait of woman

    Of the 536 historical markers in New Mexico, only five represent women. This year, a historical sign will be placed honoring the legacy of Maria Gutierrez Spencer, a pioneer of bilingual and bicultural education and advocate of the indo-hispanic experience.
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  • chipmunk

    Multi-faceted research on chipmunks enhances NMSU public education program

  • NMSU motorcycle tour in northern New Mexico offers chance to learn about 4-H

  • Young lady in yellow looking at two computer monitors.

    NMSUís plant diagnostic services reach public with social media

  • Students code at computers.

    NMSU invests in students, community-engagement programs

  • Air Force Research Lab pilots new entrepreneur program at NMSUís Arrowhead Center


Multi-faceted research on chipmunks enhances NMSU public education program chipmunk

More than just a cute and cuddly critter, the Oscura Mountain chipmunk is providing New Mexico State University Fish and Wildlife researchers with vital habitat information on an entirely unique kind of animal.

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Aging infrastructure, energy independence among topics at 2015 Domenici Conference Portrait of Jim Hunt

Speakers at the 2015 Domenici Public Policy Conference will discuss recent developments in four trending policy areas Ė the nationís aging infrastructure, U.S. energy independence, regional economic development and Middle East policy. The event is set for Sept. 16 and 17 at the Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E. University Ave.

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NMSU to host annual pueblo, community agricultural conference

ALBUQUERQUE Ė Beekeeping, spring vegetable production and basic organic certification will be the topics of presentations at the New Mexico Pueblo and Community Agriculture Conference on Tuesday, Aug. 11, at the Route 66 Casino and Hotel west of Albuquerque on Interstate 40.

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Hawks nesting on NMSU campus are back, should migrate soon

Last year, a family of Swainsonís hawks made New Mexico State University their school of choice, nesting near Rentfrow Gymnasium and stirring up concern as a potential threat to the campus. This year the hawks are back.

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NMSU names Steven Stochaj interim dean of the College of Engineering Profile photo of a man.

Steven Stochaj has been selected as interim dean for the New Mexico State University College of Engineering. An electrical engineering distinguished professor, Stochaj will begin his term on Aug. 1. He replaces Ricardo Jacquez, who is retiring this month.

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NMSU engineering offers new beginning robotics camp session

Following a sellout robotics camp being held this week, New Mexico State University has added a second session of Beginning Summer Robotics Camp to be held July 28-30. The camp, for children ages 10-17, is provided by the Engineering New Mexico Resource Network, part of the College of Engineering.

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NMSU Regents approve changing required credits for bachelorís degrees from 128 to 120

During their regular meeting Tuesday, the New Mexico State University Board of Regents approved changing the number of credits required for a bachelorís degree from the university from 128 to 120. The move better aligns NMSU with other universities across the country.

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