An all-American story starring an immigrant

By Milan Simonich | msimonich@sfnewmexican.com Dec 9, 2018 Updated 15 hrs ago Santa Fe New Mexican: Ringside seat Breakthroughs are rare at the state Capitol. One occurred in 1922, the midst of Prohibition. Democrats won their first majority in the New Mexico House of Representatives that year. Republicans were in charge throughout the first decade…
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Johnson joins Skanska

By: Selah Farmer in DJC People December 10, 2018 8:44 am Michael G. Johnson CONSTRUCTION Michael Johnson joins Skanska as a quality engineer. He has in-depth experience with industrial water and waste treatment systems, including new construction documentation, source inspections, instrumentation and controls, and hazardous chemicals. He earned his degree in electrical engineerng from Arizona State…
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Latino students learn about STEM careers

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From toilet to tap: how El Paso is fighting drought

By: Dr. Sanjay Gupta cnn.com Posted: Dec 04, 2018 06:36 PM CST Updated: Dec 04, 2018 06:45 PM CST EL PASO, Texas – The parched southwestern United States is no stranger to drought.  In El Paso, they are treating sewage water that comes from toilets, sinks and washing machines and sending it back into the…
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State to collaborate with New Mexico State University

The Hindu (Chennai, India) Saturday, November 10, 2018 Universities should be engines of economic and community development. The Andhra Pradesh government wants to collaborate with the New Mexico State University (NMSU) in the area of extension, which focusses on the economic and cultural development of the community, said Rolando A. Flores, Dean and CEO of…
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Civil engineer to evaluate effectiveness of water disinfection treatments

WRITER: Linda Fresques As in other arid and semiarid parts of the world, water is a precious commodity in the southwestern United States. New Mexico State University civil engineering Assistant Professor Yanyan Zhang is working to evaluate if commonly used disinfection processes are effective in keeping the water supply pathogen-free and safe. Zhang recently received…
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NMSU to award more than 1,200 bachelor’s, advanced degrees during fall commencement

WRITER: Melissa R. Rutter More than 1,200 New Mexico State University students are projected to participate in the fall commencement ceremony. Commencement weekend will begin the evening of Friday, Dec. 7, with a hooding ceremony for doctoral candidates at the Pan American Center at 6 p.m. Following that, students receiving their bachelor’s and master’s degrees…
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Music, engineering an unlikely duo for NMSU Pride Marching band members

It’s an average week for New Mexico State University’s Pride of New Mexico Marching Band members as they learn “Hips don’t lie” by Shakira for a medley during a halftime show at Aggie football games.

What might be surprising is the number of engineering majors in the ensemble – 27 members.

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Space Grant Consortium awards fellowships, scholarships to NMSU students

WRITER: Paulo Oemig On November 28, 2018, New Mexico Space Grant Consortium at New Mexico State University awarded four College of Engineering students with Undergraduate Research Scholarships or Graduate Research Fellowships for the spring 2019 and fall 2019 semesters. Ten College of Arts and Sciences also received awards. Students in the College of Engineering include:…
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Meet The Former Rocket Scientist Who Is Bringing STEM To Girl Scouts One Badge At A Time

www.forbes.com Nov 29, 2018, 09:45am Lauren Aratani Forbes Staff   It’s not a stretch to say Girl Scout CEO Sylvia Acevedo lives and breathes science. For an interview, the former NASA rocket scientist has been known to show up with a sweater — and footwear — adorned with planets and stars. As a Girl Scout…
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