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NMSU large animal rescue demonstration planned for Acoma Ag Day Horse mannequin being hoisted

ACOMA – Rescuing large animals from a steep arroyo or overturned stock trailer can mean life or death to the animal, and either saving or losing revenue for the owner.

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NMSU nutrition educator uses sign language while teaching ICAN program Woman in maroon shirt

ALBUQUERQUE – Helping people learn to practice better health behaviors is the goal of nutrition educators.

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NMSU’s Arrowhead Center celebrates New Mexico Small Business Assistance Program Group photo

Southern New Mexico economic driver Arrowhead Center was on hand to celebrate the past year’s success for the New Mexico Small Business Assistance Program in Santa Fe, New Mexico, June 25. Arrowhead Center, the entrepreneur incubator at New Mexico State University, is a location that NMSBA uses to facilitate special expertise for businesses in New Mexico.

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NMSU kinesiology student wins Miss New Mexico 2019 pageant Woman wearing a crown standing

Misa Tran, the recently crowned Miss New Mexico 2019, is an undergraduate athletic training major at New Mexico State University’s Department of Kinesiology and Dance, with plans to use her platform as a way to help veterans and first responders and the Children’s Miracle Network.

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NMSU to offer two new degrees in high-demand computer science fields Man with students looking at computer screens

New Mexico State University is working to satisfy the regional and the national demand for data scientists and cyber security experts through two new degrees: a professional master’s degree in computational data analytics beginning in fall 2019 and a bachelor’s degree in cyber security beginning in 2020.

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Solar Power Systems for Homeowners Workshop set for July 27 at NMSU

A solar power system can be a reliable electricity source for your home. If you are a homeowner who needs a starting point or more information, the College of Engineering at New Mexico State University is offering a Solar Power Systems for Homeowners Workshop, July 27, as part of its engineering extension and outreach services, in partnership with the Las Cruces Green Chamber of Commerce and the American Solar Energy Society.

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Historic newspapers on display in Milton Hall Newspaper headline under glass frame

Carol Meyers remembers her mom as a history buff and news junkie. She read the newspaper every day with her morning coffee and was known to friends and family as a lifelong student of history, geography and current events. “She just knew everything,” Meyers said.

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Four Corners agricultural producers share concerns with New Mexico agriculture leaders Two men and a woman

FARMINGTON – Revitalizing and sustaining agriculture in the Four Corners region was the underlying concern for people attending the listening session hosted by New Mexico State University’s Cooperative Extension Service June 17 at San Juan County’s McGee Park.

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NMSU’s FIDO LAB offers hands-on approach in dog behavior and training Woman sits near dog.

Follow the paw prints inside the Tejada Building at New Mexico State University, and you’ll find an open-concept classroom that houses the FIDO LAB, the hub for the companion-animal program in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, where students engage in hands-on learning with man’s best friend.

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NMSU engineering professor awarded grant to develop new membrane technologies for advanced water treatment Man, standing in a lab, holds a Petri dish.

With limited water resources posing a challenge for citizens around the globe, Reza Foudazi, a chemical and materials engineering assistant professor at New Mexico State University, is working on a project involving new methods for advanced water treatment. He has received a three-year, nearly $315,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for his project, “Stimuli-responsive membranes from mesophase templating.”

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NMSU’s Otero County Extension office adds new 4-H agent Portrait of a woman

Heidi Crnkovic has joined the Otero County Cooperative Extension Service office as its new 4-H agent. As an Extension 4-H agent, Crnkovic will work with youth, parents and volunteer leaders and will work to build the confidence and skills of the local youth that will carry them into future careers and leadership opportunities. She will also be given the opportunity to utilize science-based curriculums and programs to provide hands-on learning opportunities for youth in her community.

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NMSU College of Education receives generous support from Aprendamos Group of people with oversized check

The Aprendamos Intervention Team and Direct Therapies Center presented a $15,000 check June 26 to two departments in the College of Education at New Mexico State University.

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Collins selected as NMSU’s new general counsel, chief legal affairs officer A photo of Roy Collins

Roy Collins III has been selected as New Mexico State University’s new general counsel and chief legal affairs officer. In the position, Collins will serve as NMSU’s primary attorney, providing legal guidance and services. He was previously associate general counsel and interim general counsel at the University of Hartford. Collins will begin his new role at NMSU on July 29.

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NM businesses invited to apply for $2,000, four-week program with NMSU’s Arrowhead Center

Business startups located in New Mexico with plans to sell outside the state are invited to join BizSprint, a program to accelerate success with $2,000 and resources from New Mexico State University’s Arrowhead Center.

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Fierce, passionate NMSU English professor lit fire in student writers Head and shoulders of a man

Lee K. Abbott’s impact on students was indelible. After a lifetime writing award-winning short stories and teaching creative writing at universities across the country, Abbott returned to Las Cruces, where he grew up. His life ended in Columbus, Ohio where he was undergoing medical treatment. Abbott lost his battle with leukemia on April 29. He was 71.

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NMSU assistant professor receives college funding to study speech of autistic children, teens Woman standing next to sign

An assistant professor at New Mexico State University has received funding to begin research on characteristics of speech patterns in children and teens diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, a neurodevelopment disorder that is estimated to affect one in 40 children in the U.S.

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NMSU mental health clinic’s renovations will enhance learning, community services Two women standing next to white board

A clinic offering mental health services on the New Mexico State University campus will receive funding from the state legislature to renovate the clinic, giving it the potential to expand much-needed services to the Las Cruces community.

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NMSU emeritus professor, wife create transformational scholarship for physics students Three people standing together.

A loyal Aggie couple has established a new, transformational scholarship to assist graduate students studying physics at New Mexico State University. George H. and Barbara Goedecke funded the scholarship with the goal to make NMSU’s physics program more competitive with other universities.

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The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation invests $400K into NMSU’s School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management Students working in a kitchen.

As the New Mexico hospitality industry grows, The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation believes the School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management at New Mexico State University is ready to meet the industry’s increasing employment demand. That’s why the organization agreed to invest $400,000 into the program over the next four years.

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‘Be the leader, be the light’ annual State 4-H Conference to be held at NMSU in July Group of students pose together for picture.

Senior 4-H youth from across New Mexico will gather at New Mexico State University Monday, July 8 through Thursday, July 11, for the 96th annual State 4-H Conference.

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New NMSU Extension staff serve Southern New Mexico Headshot

New Mexico State University Cooperative Extension Service offices in Hidalgo, Luna and Sierra counties are welcoming new 4-H agents and program directors. Savannah Graves, Jennifer Shafer and Sara Marta are all aiming to form a great relationship with their communities in their new roles and hope to be able to show them what their offices have to offer.

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NMSU offering revamped degree aimed at working professionals Class room

The Interdisciplinary Studies Department in the College of Arts and Sciences at New Mexico State University is launching a revised degree in fall 2019 to streamline the process of earning a bachelor’s degree of applied studies, aimed at those who already hold an applied associate’s degree.

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NMSU alumnus, wife create scholarship for Hispanic students to explore law careers Two people posing together.

A new scholarship in the Government Department at New Mexico State University works to inspire and broaden career exploration for Hispanic students.

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NMSU to host Sustainable Agriculture Field Day June 26 Field of onion plants.

The New Mexico State University College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences will have its second Sustainable Agriculture Field Day from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Wednesday, June 26 at the NMSU Fabian Garcia Science Center.

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NMSU engineer using smartphone sensing to identify falls risk Man showing his phone

A New Mexico State University engineer is exploring one of the fastest emerging fields as a means to predict and prevent a pervasive problem. Phillip De Leon, associate dean of research for the College of Engineering and professor of electrical and computer engineering, and recently graduated doctoral student Matthew Martinez are using artificial intelligence and deep learning to help predict a person’s risk of falling.

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NMSU women’s rodeo team places seventh at college finals Girl dismounting a horse.

The 12 students from the New Mexico State University rodeo team who qualified for nationals have returned after a week of competition at the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyoming.

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NMSU Extension provides technical support for Nambé Pueblo community garden

NAMBÉ PUEBLO – In rural New Mexico, access to grocery stores for fresh fruits and vegetables usually requires traveling a distance.

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NMSU’s ‘News22’ provides critical hands-on experience for career success Three women side by side

El Paso native Monica Cortez planned to be a newspaper reporter when she started studying journalism at New Mexico State University. Then she got involved in NMSU’s “News22” program and by the time she graduated in 2013 she had two years experience in day-to-day TV news. She immediately got a part-time job at KTSM-TV and worked her way up.

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NMSU researcher’s discovery nearly triples known highly magnetic stars Student holds star board

Using data collected by the Sloan Digital Sky Survey telescope located at nearby Apache Point Observatory, a graduate student in the College of Arts and Sciences at New Mexico State University has discovered a vast array of highly magnetic – and rather unexplainable – stars.

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NMSU Alamogordo administrator selected as state director of national Latino organization Man’s headshot

Juan Garcia, director of development and external affairs at New Mexico State University Alamogordo, has been selected as the state director of the New Mexico League of United Latin American Citizens.

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