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NMSU engineering students design unique processing machine for local small business

WRITER: Tiffany Acosta For their senior capstone project in the College of Engineering, Macklin Begaye, Austin Hilton and Jagg Lovato, all mechanical engineering technology students, knew they wanted a challenge. The trio, who graduated from New Mexico State University last month, selected a project to design and manufacture a machine for a local small business….
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Engineering students’ confetti cannons the perfect end to graduation

Nothing makes a celebration more festive than confetti—especially at graduation time. This year, graduates and their guests were treated to a dazzling rain of crimson and white bits in Pan-American Center.

Some serious engineering made the gaiety possible.

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Arrowhead Center-supported company selected as NMSBA success story

WRITER: Lauren Goldstein, A technology company supported by Arrowhead Center, the economic development and innovation hub at New Mexico State University, has been recognized by the New Mexico Small Business Assistance program as one of 10 success stories during its annual Innovation Celebration. Earlier this month, Arrowhead Center co-hosted an NMSBA Innovation Celebration event to…
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Daniels Fund Boundless Opportunity Scholarships help non-traditional NMSU students

WRITER: Tiffany Acosta After spending eight years in the U.S. Army, Danielle Bustos wasn’t sure what the next step in her life would be. With a little help from a local surveying engineer in her hometown, the 29-year-old discovered a profession. Following her military service that included a 2010 deployment, Bustos returned home to Chimayo,…
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NMSU entrepreneur teams win seed funding through LAUNCH competition

WRITER: Amanda Bradford Two technology entrepreneurs were awarded substantial seed funding and other long-term support from New Mexico State University’s entrepreneurship and innovation hub, Arrowhead Center, during its annual LAUNCH competition, which wrapped up with a reception last week. Now in its sixth year, LAUNCH is a four-month proof-of-concept program in which the commercial potential…
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NMSU’s Design Build Fly student team climbs to record finish

WRITER: Tiffany Acosta In its eighth year competing in the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics’ Cessna/Raytheon Missile Systems Student Design Build Fly competition, the New Mexico State University flight crew recorded a program-best 42nd-place finish. The competition included 95 national and international teams and was held in Tucson, Arizona, April 20-23. In this competition,…
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NMSU works to build a culture of student philanthropy

Writer: Cassie McClure When Alexandra Tovar, a New Mexico State University senior studying Spanish, walked into NMSU’s Corbett Center Student Union on Nov. 29 and made her first Giving Tuesday donation, she was already part of a growing number of NMSU students who are learning that they can make a difference in the lives of future…
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NMSU students lend a hand and make friends in Las Cruces community

Writer: Kristie Garcia From raking leaves to picking up trash to painting, more than 700 New Mexico State University students helped more than 50 local organizations and businesses, including trails, parks, El Caldito Soup Kitchen and Habitat for Humanity, as part of The Big Event. The Associated Students of NMSU – the student government association –…
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NMSU student develops device to improve cattle grazing, partners with Aggie Innovation Space

WRITER: Tiffany Acosta New Mexico State University Department of Animal and Range sciences junior Josiah Brooks is creating a feed intake device for cattle, and he is working with the Aggie Innovation Space to design and develop parts for a prototype. Through an NMSU College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences USDA-Hispanic Serving Institution LEADERS…
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Engineering students assist with bilingual marketing survey

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