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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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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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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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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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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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McDowell receives Emmy

News Release Oct. 2, 2017 WRITER: Tiffany Acosta, 575-646-3929, tfrank@nmsu.edu SOURCE: Stephanie Armitage Sichler, 575-646-5457, starmita@nmsu.edu NMSU alumnus to take home Emmy award McDowell Signal Processing and Colin McDowell, McDSP founder and chief technology officer and New Mexico State University electrical engineering alumnus, will receive an Emmy award for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering Development. The…
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