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Kenny Stevens receives Westhafer Award

Kenny Stevens receives Westhafer Award Writer: Linda Fresques Engineering Technology Professor Kenny Stevens received the Westhafer Award recognizing his excellence in teaching during the fall 2017 New Mexico State University Convocation. The Westhafer is presented in memory of Robert L. Westhafer, professor in the Department of Mathematics from 1946 to 1957. It is given in…
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NMSU honors 11 faculty during convocation ceremony

New Mexico State University Chancellor Garrey Carruthers, fifth from right, Provost Dan Howard, second from left, Presidential Medallion recipient Don Kidd and his wife Sarrah, both at center, join faculty members for a group photo following the 2017 Fall Convocation ceremony at the Atkinson Recital Hall. Awardees include, left to right, Kenneth Carroll, Catherine Brewer,…
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NMSU and Bosque Brewing Co. launch Pistol Pete’s 1888 Ale

New Mexico State University and Bosque Brewery Co. are launching Pistol Pete’s 1888 Ale, which will be available on tap at the brewery’s Las Cruces taproom at 901 E. University Ave. beginning Aug. 25, and at the first Aggie home game on Sept. 16 at Aggie Memorial Stadium. Cans of the ale will be available…
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Engineering professor’s photo exhibit to be on display at New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum

NMSU civil engineering professor Nirmala Khandan’s photos will be featured in the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum arts corridor from Aug. 18 through Dec. 3. The opening reception, which is free to the public and includes refreshments, is from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 24. The show features 32 images by the Las…
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NMSU launches new geomatics program supported by national education award

The New Mexico State University Surveying Engineering program recently received a $10,000 National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying Education Award. The award will provide scholarships and state-of-the art instrumentation for the newly revamped surveying engineering program, which will be offered in the fall as geomatics.

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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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NMSU ranks No. 1 in nation in science, engineering funding for minority-serving institutions

New Mexico State University ranks first in the country for federal obligations for science and engineering activities for minority-serving institutions according to a report from the National Science Foundation’s National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics.

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In Memoriam: Arthur George Scott, BS CE

Arthur George Scott, 79, also known as Pete and Art, of Bradenton, died July 11. Mr. Scott was born on Jan. 27, 1938, to Doris and Otis Seligman in Santa Fe, N.M. He was given his stepfather’s last name of Scott in 1943 following the death of his father. While working toward his bachelor’s of…
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NMSU team to live-stream eclipse footage as part of NASA national Eclipse Ballooning Project

A team of students and faculty from the New Mexico Space Grant Consortium at New Mexico State University will launch a high-altitude balloon on Monday, Aug. 21 as part of a nationwide, NASA-sponsored project to live-stream aerial video footage of the “Great American Eclipse.”

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