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In Memoriam: Layne Waresback

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NMSU graduate, father of two credits family and CAMP program with his success

David Rodriguez will cross the stage to collect his degree this Saturday with hundreds of other graduates at this year’s commencement ceremony at New Mexico State University. He will earn his degree in chemical engineering, but this father-of-two’s non-traditional path began in Mexico, where he was born and raised. Rodriguez arrived in Deming, New Mexico as part of a farmworker family at age 17 and faced a culture shock. 

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NMSU to award more than 1,900 bachelor’s, advanced degrees at spring commencement

More than 1,900 New Mexico State University students are projected to participate in the spring commencement ceremony. 
Commencement weekend will begin the evening of Friday, May 10, with a hooding ceremony for doctoral candidates at the Pan American Center at 6 p.m.

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‘CANstruction’ builds awareness to feed those in need

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Amador Hotel Foundation receives state preservation award

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In memoriam: Kevin L. Wildenstein

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NMSU alum named CEO, Chairman of Board of Directors

(Nasdaq: CADC), a construction company engaging in the production of advanced construction materials for large scale infrastructure, commercial, and residential developments, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Yang (Sean) Liu as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company, succeeding Xianfu Han as the Company’s CEO and Chairman.

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NMSU engineering extension programs find money-saving, efficiency resources for small businesses

For small business owners, finding ways to cut expenses can be essential. New Mexico State University’s College of Engineering is uncovering cost-saving methods for small business owners across the state. “We’ve implemented several of their recommendations that have led to a reduction in our utility bills and helped us improve our waste management streams,” said Josh White, owner of Syzygy Tile in Silver City, New Mexico. 

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NMSU professor receives NASA funding for virtual telescope

Steven Stochaj is often referred to as the father of New Mexico State University football’s adored and famed tee receiver, Striking the Wonder Dog. Yet, Stochaj’s accolades go beyond training and handling the beloved pup.  
Currently, Stochaj serves as a professor and interim department head for the Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NMSU, and recently received funding from National Aeronautics and Space Administration to develop a virtual telescope for X-Ray observations.

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NMSU Network and Security Group takes third at cyber defense competition

Keeping hackers away is critical for businesses, and the New Mexico State University Network and Security Group faced that issue at the Southwest Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition. The team recorded a third-place finish, its best since first qualifying for the regional in 2015. 

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