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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 Education’s 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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  • Picture of actors onstage

    NMSU acting residency fuels intensive coaching for students, faculty

  • Graphic of space probe design

    NMSU researchers propose concept to study Europa’s atmosphere

  • 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.

    NMSU’s plant diagnostic services reach public with social media


NMSU’s Anderson earns National Achievement Award for New Mexico A photo of Jeff Anderson attaching a rain gutting to a house.

Jeff Anderson, an agronomy and horticulture agent for New Mexico State University’s Dona Ana County Cooperative Extension Service, received the National Achievement Award during the National Association of County Agricultural Agents earlier this month.

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Stellar discovery: NMSU researchers co-author study revealing stars in galaxy have moved

New Mexico State University researchers are part of a team of scientists with the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) who created a new map of the Milky Way that shows nearly a third of the stars have dramatically changed their obits.

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NMSU to host grape field day at Fabian Garcia Science Center Saturday Grapes on a vine.

New Mexico State University’s Viticulture Program and the New Mexico Vine & Wine Society will host a field day, Grape Day, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at the NMSU Fabian Garcia Science Center, 113 W. University Ave.

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Smith selected as NMSU director of assessment Office of Assessment Director David Smith

After an internal search, longtime faculty member David Smith has been named director of the Office of Assessment at New Mexico State University.

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NMSU researchers propose concept to study Europa’s atmosphere Graphic of space probe design

What would it be like to study the atmosphere of Jupiter’s icy moon, Europa? A group of professors and students from New Mexico State University presented findings following a 9-month concept study focused on measuring properties of Europa’s atmosphere at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory this summer.

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NMSU acting residency fuels intensive coaching for students, faculty Picture of actors onstage

It was a week of exhilaration for theatre arts faculty and students from New Mexico State University as the National Michael Chekhov Association took center stage at the ASNMSU Center for the Arts July 6-12.

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NMSU TRiO Student Support Services Program receives nearly $2 million in funding

The U.S. Department of Education has recently awarded a five-year grant for $1,952,315 to the New Mexico State University TRiO Student Support Services Program.

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