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NMSU Regents select Dan Arvizu as chancellor, John Floros as president

New Mexico State University’s Board of Regents announced the selection of Dan Arvizu, Ph.D., as the university system’s next chancellor and John D. Floros, Ph.D., as president of NMSU.

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Meridian Energy Group, Inc. Continues to Strengthen its Management Team in Preparation for Davis Refinery Construction

Meridian Energy Group, Inc., the leading developer of innovative and environmentally-compliant oil refining facilities, today announced the hiring of three key management personnel for the Davis Refinery, including, Miguel A. Martinez. Having successfully secured the Permit to Construct (“PTC”) for the Davis Refinery earlier this month, Meridian is quickly moving ahead to strengthen not only its Environmental Engineering team, but also Refinery Operations. Each new member brings extensive knowledge and unique expertise to the innovative Meridian project.

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NWEA Appoints Abby Javurek as Senior Director of Large Scale Assessment Solutions

NWEA, the not-for-profit provider of assessment solutions, today announced the appointment of Abby Javurek as the organization’s new Senior Director of Large Scale Solutions, effective July 23.

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NMSU custodian overcomes language barriers, earns engineering degree

DATE: 06/25/2018 WRITER: Tiffany Acosta, 575-646-3929, tfrank@nmsu.edu CONTACT: Oscar Murillo, 575-646-8079, aarmando@nmsu.edu Since 2005, Oscar Murillo has worked full-time at New Mexico State University. At the same time, he studied in the classroom and this spring, earned an NMSU bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. A custodian with the Facilities and Services department, Murillo has worked…
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Retired regional businessman bridges communities with endowed scholarship

DATE: 06/12/2018 WRITER: Daphne Griffin , 575-646-2073, daphneg@nmsu.edu CONTACT: Leslie Cervantes, 575-646-1613, leslie86@nmsu.edu Retired Las Cruces businessman and engineer, Orlando Cervantes, recently gifted the New Mexico State University Foundation $50,000 to create the Orlando Cervantes Endowed Scholarship. The scholarship is special in that it specifically bridges the El Paso and Las Cruces communities by awarding…
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In Memoriam: Alfredo Moreno, ET

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In Memoriam: Jerome Shaw, BSEE ’49, Honorary Ph.D. ‘91

Jerome Shaw, a pioneering businessman and co-founder of Volt Information Sciences, died at home in La Jolla on May 3, 2018. He was 91 years old.

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In Memoriam: Edward Warren Marsh, ME

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Cowgirl, engineer form bond

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Vogue: The Women of NASA

March 8, 2017 By Robert Sullivan Photographed by Jonas Bendiksen https://www.vogue.com/projects/13528185/american-women-nasa-kennedy-space-center-female-nasa-programmers-employees/   Kathy Lueders, program manager, Commercial Crew Program. In college, she studied business. “I wanted to work on Wall Street, but then in my senior year I wanted to switch to my roommate’s major, engineering.” After getting married and having kids, she decided to…
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