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NMSU civil engineers design one-of-a-kind award-winning bridge

WRITER: Linda Fresques The two-lane bridge on NM 186 crossing the La Union Canal in Anthony, New Mexico, may not look any different than other bridges. Yet NM Bridge No. 9706, built this past spring is, in fact, a very unique structure that recently earned New Mexico State University civil engineering Associate Professor Brad Weldon…
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Brianna Freeman concludes historical Aggie career

WRITER: Christopher Kennedy   New Mexico State women’s basketball forward Brianna Freeman graduated from New Mexico State University on Saturday, Dec. 9 with multiple accolades to her credit. Freeman was not only a stand-out athlete on the court for a successful Aggie program, but she also earned an electrical and computer engineering degree in just…
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In Memoriam: Mariano Gabino Chavez

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Students learn from utilities tour

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Alvy Ray Smith, co-founder of Pixar, to speak at NMSU Thursday

Alvy Ray Smith, co-founder of Pixar, to speak at NMSU Thursday WRITER: Linda Fresques New Mexico State University graduate and honorary doctorate recipient Alvy Ray Smith, who co-founded Pixar and shared two Academy Awards for technical advances in digital media, will speak in the Corbett Center Student Union auditorium at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7….
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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. Eloy Torrez, founder, owner and president of SEI Group, Inc. was honored as the College of Engineering Distinguished Alumnus. The Distinguished Alumni awards, established in 1956, recognize living NMSU alumni who have achieved national or international distinction through…
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Third-annual Giving Tuesday brings in more than $1.8 million to the NMSU system

Gifts were continuing to be counted Tuesday evening at the New Mexico State University system’s Giving Tuesday headquarters in Corbett Center Student Union’s Aggie Lounge, but at the 5 p.m. wrap-up celebration, NMSU had already brought in more than $1.8 million in gifts from more than 1,300 donors to scholarships and programs benefitting students at campuses throughout the state.

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Where are they now: Charley Johnson

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NMSU engineering alumnus Richard Leza creates scholarship to propel students to graduate

A new $290,000 endowed scholarship equipped to help New Mexico State University College of Engineering students in financial need stems from a resilient story of an NMSU alumnus.

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NMSU gift supports first chemical, materials engineering Endowed Chair to recruit top teaching talent

Two new investments in the College of Engineering will support an endowed chair for its fast-growing program, the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering.

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