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NMSU receives NSF cyber infrastructure award to train local high school students

New Mexico State University is one of only 12 universities in the country to receive a cyber infrastructure training grant from the National Science Foundation. The award, worth more than $460,000, will help local high school students gain experience on how information technology is integrated into various disciplines to help them be better informed and skilled when they choose a career.

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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 wood.

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Aggie Innovators give engineering students unique opportunities

NMSU’s Aggie Innovators are looking to help out in any way they can this semester for students of the College of Engineering and throughout the university.

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Two engineering alumni honored during NMSU Homecoming

The New Mexico State University Alumni Association honored two College of Engineering alumni during Homecoming 2017 celebrations.

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NMSU named to 2017 Center for World University Rankings

New Mexico State University has been ranked in the top 2.3 percent of institutions of higher education worldwide according to the 2017 Center for World University Rankings list. With more than 27,000 degree-granting institutions of higher education worldwide evaluated, NMSU ranked 620th this year.

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NMSU alumnus enhances learning communities in engineering

Writer: Tiffany Acosta The path to becoming a successful engineer involves more than solving calculus or chemistry problems. Students need to be creative and innovative, and New Mexico State University’s Eloy Torrez Family Learning Communities in Engineering is providing assistance to students beyond the engineering basics. Thanks to a generous gift from Eloy Torrez of…
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In Memoriam: NMSU professor and alum Roy Dean Hill

Roy Dean Hill (Dr. Dean Hill), 84 years old, of Las Cruces, New Mexico, passed away Tuesday, August 22, 2017 from complications related to Parkinson’s Disease. He was born April 7, 1933 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Edna Fern Nelson Hill and Samuel Roy Hill. He was the oldest of five children, followed by…
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2017-2018 the Airport Cooperative Research Program University Design Competition

I am writing to share the new Guidelines for 2017-2018 Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) University Design Competition for Addressing Airport Needs. We hope that faculty will encourage university students to participate in the competition which offersopen-ended, real-world challenges that cross many science, engineering and business disciplines, including computer science. This is often done as part of a capstone design course, for independent credit or as a student professional society project.

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NMSU Carlsbad environmental monitoring facility allays public concerns

Over the past 26 years, the scientists and lab technicians at New Mexico State University’s Carlsbad Environmental Monitoring and Research Center have been monitoring the air, soil, water and people residing in the area surrounding the Department of Energy Waste Isolation Pilot Plant.

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NMSU Chancellor Garrey Carruthers announces retirement

New Mexico State University Chancellor Garrey Carruthers plans to retire from his position July 1, 2018, at the end of his contract period.

“I have tremendously enjoyed my time here at NMSU, as a student, professor, dean and for the past four years serving as chancellor and president of this great university,” Carruthers said. “I’m enthusiastically looking forward to what we can accomplish in the next 11 months.”

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