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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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NMSU to host WERC Environmental Design Contest, returns to competition

After a seven-year hiatus, New Mexico State University will have a student team compete in the 27th annual WERC Environmental Design Contest Sunday, April 2, to Wednesday, April 5, at the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces.

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Engineering Technology course blends creative, technical skills at NMSU

In a manufacturing laboratory in Engineering Complex I at New Mexico State University, 13 undergraduate College of Engineering students spent the fall semester preparing for the manufacturing workforce through a newly revamped course.

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NMSU College of Engineering students design, build wheelchair device for dog

During the fall semester, three College of Engineering students working as on-campus co-ops at New Mexico State University designed and built a wheelchair device to assist a dog who had his right hind leg amputated due to cancer this past spring. Through the Aggie Innovation Space, Aggie Innovators Natalia Perez, Abdiel Jimenez and Arturo Dominguez designed and created a customized device for the almost 17-year-old Kita and his owner Michelle Lebsock.

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Local high school students learn from Aggie Innovators at NMSU

The Engineering New Mexico Resource Network in New Mexico State University’s College of Engineering partnered with the Las Cruces Public Schools EXCEL program to host five high school students during the fall 2016 semester. The EXCEL students spent the term working in the Aggie Innovation Space learning about innovation, entrepreneurship and the engineering design process.

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NMSU engineering students design smart homes

The Aggie Innovation Space, a student-managed and Intel-funded program under the Engineering New Mexico Resource Network at New Mexico State University, recently hosted a home-automation design challenge for undergraduate engineering students. The challenge was an opportunity for engineering students to put their skills to use on a real-world application by designing smart sensors for use within a home.

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