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Engineering professor’s photo exhibit to be on display at New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum

NMSU civil engineering professor Nirmala Khandan’s photos will be featured in the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum arts corridor from Aug. 18 through Dec. 3. The opening reception, which is free to the public and includes refreshments, is from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 24. The show features 32 images by the Las…
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NMSU launches new geomatics program supported by national education award

The New Mexico State University Surveying Engineering program recently received a $10,000 National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying Education Award. The award will provide scholarships and state-of-the art instrumentation for the newly revamped surveying engineering program, which will be offered in the fall as geomatics.

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In Memoriam: Arthur George Scott, BS CE

Arthur George Scott, 79, also known as Pete and Art, of Bradenton, died July 11. Mr. Scott was born on Jan. 27, 1938, to Doris and Otis Seligman in Santa Fe, N.M. He was given his stepfather’s last name of Scott in 1943 following the death of his father. While working toward his bachelor’s of…
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NMSU team to live-stream eclipse footage as part of NASA national Eclipse Ballooning Project

A team of students and faculty from the New Mexico Space Grant Consortium at New Mexico State University will launch a high-altitude balloon on Monday, Aug. 21 as part of a nationwide, NASA-sponsored project to live-stream aerial video footage of the “Great American Eclipse.”

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NMSU launches new geomatics program supported by national education award

Writer: Linda Fresques The New Mexico State University Surveying Engineering program recently received a $10,000 National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying Education Award. The award will provide scholarships and state-of-the art instrumentation for the newly revamped surveying engineering program, which will be offered in the fall as geomatics. The NCEES annual award “recognizes…
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Engineering Learning Communities gain support to assist students

WRITER: Linda Fresques This past spring, the College of Engineering launched the first phase of its Engineering Learning Communities initiative with the offering of tutoring to all engineering students. The effort was successful, with a steady stream of students seeking tutoring assistance. Now, with the generous support of donors, Engineering Learning Communities will formally begin…
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NMSU engineering to be featured in “Informed” television series

WRITER: Linda Fresques The College of Engineering was selected to be featured on “Informed” — an award-winning program that highlights stories and innovative concepts through documentary presentation. The show highlights industry professionals and groundbreaking organizations as featured content providers for topics such as business, medicine, education, environmental issues. Hosted by Rob Lowe, the series is…
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Associate Dean Sullivan to lead engineering recruiting effort

WRITER: Linda Fresques Associate Dean Patricia A. Sullivan has assumed the critically important effort of recruiting for the College of Engineering. She will begin her expanded role as Associate Dean of Outreach and Recruiting beginning with the fall semester. “Increasing enrollment is crucial to the future of the college and is a primary focus during…
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In Memoriam: John J. Cunico, CE

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NMSU engineering students design unique processing machine for local small business

WRITER: Tiffany Acosta For their senior capstone project in the College of Engineering, Macklin Begaye, Austin Hilton and Jagg Lovato, all mechanical engineering technology students, knew they wanted a challenge. The trio, who graduated from New Mexico State University last month, selected a project to design and manufacture a machine for a local small business….
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