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New Mexico Alliance for Minority Participation Student Research Conference set for Sept. 30

The New Mexico Alliance for Minority Participation Student Research Conference will be held on Friday, Sept. 30, at the Las Cruces Convention Center. Students and faculty from NMSU and from statewide alliance partner university and community college institutions will attend the conference. There will be speakers, relevant student workshops, and the opportunity for the students…
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NMSU engineer’s hard work earns big reward

Aaron Lindsay knows how valuable education is.

He came by this knowledge in the three years after he graduated high school, when he worked for a time in a scrapyard, then with adults with developmental disabilities in Alamogordo. He knows how people who don’t pursue higher education can become stuck in low-wage—albeit enjoyable—jobs with few opportunities for upward mobility.

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Local high-school student gets first-hand engineering experience

A Mayfield High School student gained research experience this past summer by working with graduate students in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department in the College of Engineering at New Mexico State University.

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Four civil engineering students receive $30,000 in federal fellowships

Four graduate students in New Mexico State University’s Civil Engineering Department recently were awarded sizable fellowships through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration.

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NMSU engineering students design cow camera to assist researchers

Imagine what you could learn if a rangeland cow wore a GoPro camera. What does the cow eat? How much does it eat? How often does it eat? And how much land does it cover in one day?

Four New Mexico State University electrical engineering students are designing a camera prototype that may provide the answers. Seniors Zach Abbott, Christian De La Pena, German Montes and Adrian Palos are in the process of developing a camera that can be affixed to a harness around a cow’s neck.

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NMSU students tie for first in international technology competition

Students from New Mexico State University’s Departments of Computer Science, Engineering Technology and Psychology recently won $13,000 and tied for first place in an international competition aimed at making first responders’ jobs safer.

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IEE student wins international fellowship

New Mexico State Univeristy’s Institute of Energy & the Environment announced that Ph.D. student Fattaneh Naderi Behdani has been awarded an International Doctoral Degree Fellowship of $20,000 from the American Association of University Women (AAUW). Founded in 1881, AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research and has been empowering…
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Big time: Valedictorian Christensen eyes college

Maddy Hayden, Carlsbad Current-Argus 6:07 p.m. MDT May 19, 2016   CARLSBAD — Nathan Christensen, Carlsbad High School’s Class of 2016 Valedictorian, has big plans. Christensen will attend New Mexico State University in Las Cruces this fall on a full ride scholarship. “A new adventure, definitely more responsibilities, but it’ll be fun,” he said. Christensen plans…
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NMSU to award 2,000 bachelor’s, advanced degrees at May 14 commencement

New Mexico State University is expecting 2,000 students to earn bachelor’s and advanced degrees this spring.

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Two NMSU scientists patent valuable research thanks to Arrowhead Center

Two scientists at New Mexico State University have secured patents for their revolutionary research thanks to the guidance offered at NMSU’s Arrowhead Center.

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