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Young girls find role models in NMSU’s Society of Women Engineers

Nothing can get in the way of New Mexico State University’s Society of Women Engineers’ mission to inspire the next generation of women in STEM. Not even a global pandemic.

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Faculty Focus: Abdessattar Abdelkefi, College of Engineering

Abdessattar Abdelkefi, mechanical and aerospace engineering associate professor, received the Westhafer Award, NMSU’s highest award for research at the spring 2021 convocation. From a recent study by Stanford University, he has earned the distinction of being among the top 2 percent of scientists worldwide, in all research disciplines and over their entire career, as measured by the impact of their research publications.

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Holmdel Vet, A Bell Works Engineer And Math Professor, Dies At 77

HOLMDEL, NJ – Powell Whalen of Delray Beach, Florida, and Holmdel, New Jersey passed away peacefully at his Florida home on April 10 at the age of 77. Whalen was born February 1, 1944 in Waukegan, Illinois to the late Kemener and Avis Whalen. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Rutgers University shortly…
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Water wonk with Hill, Interior chops to lead Army Corp

Jeremy P. Jacobs and Hannah Northey, E&E News reportersPublished: Friday, April 30, 2021 President Biden’s pick this week to oversee the Army’s vast natural resources operation would bring to the job decades of water experience at the Interior Department and on Capitol Hill. The president tapped Michael Connor to be the Department of Defense’s assistant secretary of…
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NMSU among four universities offering AI4ALL College Pathways program

While assistants like Siri and Alexa are a common part of our daily lives, self-driving cars are still on the horizon. A report from the World Economic Forum predicts more than 58 million new artificial intelligence jobs will be available by 2022. Who will be steering the future of AI?

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NMSU-DACC partnership aims to develop smart-farming workforce

Date: April 26, 2021 Writer: Linda Fresques, lfresque@nmsu.edu, 575-646-7416 Contact: Young Ho Park, ypark@nmsu.edu, 675-646-3092   The New Mexico State University’s College of Engineering and College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences along with Doña Ana Community College have formed a partnership to prepare the next-generation workforce to use innovative smart farming skills including cutting-edge…
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NMSU, New Mexico Workforce Connection to host 2021 Southwest Region Virtual Job, Resource Fair

New Mexico Workforce Connection in collaboration with New Mexico State University’s Office of Experiential Learning will host the 2021 Southwest Region Virtual Job and Resource Fair Tuesday, May 4. This virtual career event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. via Handshake.

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In memoriam: Manuel Tso Jr.

Farmington – Manuel Tso, Jr. a resident of Farmington, New Mexico, suddenly went home to be with his Heavenly Father on March 14, 2021 at San Juan Regional Medical Center. He was 49 years old. He was the husband of Magreda Tso and the proud father of his two boys, Brandon and Ryan Tso. Born…
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Foudazi named honoree of first NMSU Intellectual Property Award

In celebration of World Intellectual Property Day April 26, New Mexico State University’s Office of the Vice President for Research and Arrowhead Center will recognize Reza Foudazi with the first NMSU Intellectual Property Award, which honors NMSU faculty or staff who have developed intellectual property with demonstrated societal, industrial or commercial benefits.

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NMSU Chancellor Dan Arvizu to serve on Border Industrial Association Board of Directors

New Mexico State University Chancellor Dan Arvizu has been named to the Border Industrial Association Board of Directors. The move will allow both the BIA and the NMSU system to better leverage their respective economic development operations in support of the regional economy.

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