NSF awards 5-year grant to fund first-of-its-kind HSI STEM Resource Hub at NMSU

WRITER: Minerva Baumann The National Science Foundation recently announced its first research awards under the Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program. In addition to 31 projects awarded to community colleges and universities across the country, a $2.6 million, five-year grant will fund a first-if-its-kind HSI Resource Hub at New Mexico State University, in collaboration with Dona Ana Community…
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NMSU engineering professor receives Department of Energy grant

New Mexico State University Department of Civil Engineering Assistant Professor Ehsan Dehghan Niri has received a United States Department of Energy grant. This is a three-year award for $400,000 and is a collaboration with Arizona State University.

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NMSU Employee Council honors Carol Dyer

New Mexico State University’s Employee Council would like to announce that Carol Dyer, administrative assistant in the Department of Chemical and Materials, is the 2018 recipient of the Stephen W. & Robert E. Robert’s Memorial Staff Award in recognition of dedicated, outstanding service to the university. The award is presented annually to a staff member…
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NMSU leadership outlines strategic direction, performance metrics

New Mexico State University Chancellor Dan Arvizu and President John Floros presented their go-forward strategic direction for the university as well as their proposed performance management metrics to the NMSU Board of Regents Oct. 3.

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DOD STEM paid internship opportunities

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Bel Air High School Selects NASA Manager As Honored Ex for Homecoming

El Paso Herald-Post (El Paso, TX) Web Search Wednesday, September 26, 2018 On Wednesday, Bel Air High School officials announced Christopher Carson, Highlander Class of 1986, as the Brenda Sandoval Honored Ex for 2018. Of Carson, Bel Air school officials said, “His life exemplifies all that Bel Air expects from its graduates: a call to…
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An Engineer’s Bid to Modernize the Girl Scouts

Sylvia Acevedo, a former IBM executive with degrees in industrial engineering, is emphasizing science and technology in her effort to revive the storied organization

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Annual water conference at NMSU focuses on water scarcity, science, policy

The 63rd annual New Mexico Water Conference, presented by the New Mexico Water Resources Research Institute, will take place Oct. 17-18 at the Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E. University Ave. More than 250 participants are expected to attend.

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Staff spotlight: Juanita Miller, College of Engineering

A safety specialist in NMSU’s College of Engineering, Juanita Miller has worked at NMSU for three years. An alumnae, she earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering in 1986. After working in the Dallas, Texas, area and earning a master’s degree in civil/environmental engineering from the University of Texas-Arlington, Miller, who holds four U.S. patents,…
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U.S. Department of Energy – Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship Program

U.S. Department of Energy – Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship Program – Application now open and register for one of our webinars! We met a couple of years back during a visit to your campus where I shared information about the Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF) Program at the U.S. Department of Energy.  I want to…
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