Author Archives: Linda Fresques

State to collaborate with New Mexico State University

The Hindu (Chennai, India) Saturday, November 10, 2018 Universities should be engines of economic and community development. The Andhra Pradesh government wants to collaborate with the New Mexico State University (NMSU) in the area of extension, which focusses on the economic and cultural development of the community, said Rolando A. Flores, Dean and CEO of…
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Civil engineer to evaluate effectiveness of water disinfection treatments

WRITER: Linda Fresques As in other arid and semiarid parts of the world, water is a precious commodity in the southwestern United States. New Mexico State University civil engineering Assistant Professor Yanyan Zhang is working to evaluate if commonly used disinfection processes are effective in keeping the water supply pathogen-free and safe. Zhang recently received…
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College of Engineering Launches Ron Seidel Engineering Leadership Institute

Engineering today is a team-based, multidisciplinary endeavor that requires skills beyond technical abilities, but also the ability to work with diverse groups of people, communicate effectively and develop entrepreneurial skills. New Mexico State University’s College of Engineering will help students develop those essential “soft skills” with the launch of the Ron Seidel Engineering Leadership Institute.

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NSF awards 5-year grant to fund first-of-its-kind HSI STEM Resource Hub at NMSU

WRITER: Minerva Baumann The National Science Foundation recently announced its first research awards under the Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program. In addition to 31 projects awarded to community colleges and universities across the country, a $2.6 million, five-year grant will fund a first-if-its-kind HSI Resource Hub at New Mexico State University, in collaboration with Dona Ana Community…
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NMSU Employee Council honors Carol Dyer

New Mexico State University’s Employee Council would like to announce that Carol Dyer, administrative assistant in the Department of Chemical and Materials, is the 2018 recipient of the Stephen W. & Robert E. Robert’s Memorial Staff Award in recognition of dedicated, outstanding service to the university. The award is presented annually to a staff member…
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Bel Air High School Selects NASA Manager As Honored Ex for Homecoming

El Paso Herald-Post (El Paso, TX) Web Search Wednesday, September 26, 2018 On Wednesday, Bel Air High School officials announced Christopher Carson, Highlander Class of 1986, as the Brenda Sandoval Honored Ex for 2018. Of Carson, Bel Air school officials said, “His life exemplifies all that Bel Air expects from its graduates: a call to…
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Staff spotlight: Juanita Miller, College of Engineering

A safety specialist in NMSU’s College of Engineering, Juanita Miller has worked at NMSU for three years. An alumnae, she earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering in 1986. After working in the Dallas, Texas, area and earning a master’s degree in civil/environmental engineering from the University of Texas-Arlington, Miller, who holds four U.S. patents,…
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U.S. Department of Energy – Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship Program

U.S. Department of Energy – Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship Program – Application now open and register for one of our webinars! We met a couple of years back during a visit to your campus where I shared information about the Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF) Program at the U.S. Department of Energy.  I want to…
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NMSU College of Engineering enters cooperative agreement with Chinese university

Writer: Linda Fresques On September 5, the presidents of New Mexico State University and Changchun Institute of Technology signed a five-year memorandum of understanding to increase opportunities for Chinese students to pursue graduate studies in engineering at NMSU. The joint program initially will focus on electrical engineering and automation, particularly on the development and use…
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