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Biden picks Taos Pueblo member for top post

This week, confirmation hearings got underway in Washington, D.C., to approve several picks by the Biden administration for top military posts, which include a Taos Pueblo tribal member.

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In memoriam: Daniel Nicholas Montes

Las Cruces – Daniel Nicholas Montes passed to his Lord on Saturday, July 3rd in Las Cruces, NM. He was born August 30, 1939 in Fort Worth, TX to Ignacio Montes and Maria del Refugio Dominguez Montes. He was the fourth of five children.

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NMSU middle school girls group encourages exploration of STEM careers, pathways

Writer: Adriana M. Chávez, adchavez@nmsu.edu In the fall of 2019, the Chaparral Outreach Program in Chaparral, New Mexico, kick-started the STEM Sisterhood program to encourage seventh- and eighth-grade girls to explore science, technology, engineering and math careers and pursue their education at New Mexico State University. While the program was met with a successful start,…
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NMSU engineering to hold EPA Pollution Prevention Roundtable

DATE: July 8, 2021 WRITER: Linda Fresques,575-646-7416, lfresque@nmsu.edu Contact: Jalal Rastegary, 575-646-1510, rastegar@nmsu.edu The College of Engineering at New Mexico State University is holding the EPA Region 6 Pollution Prevention Roundtable.  The event will be held July 13, 1-4 p.m. MT via Zoom. Anyone interested in environmental issues and sustainability  (water, energy, waste reduction) is…
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In memoriam: Beairsto, Richard “Dick” Peter

On June 7, Richard “Dick” Peter Beairsto passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his family and creating love and laughter even in his final hours.

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Douglas L. Davis appointed to Oshkosh Corporation Board of Directors

Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK), a leading innovator of mission-critical vehicles and essential equipment, announced today that Douglas L. Davis has been appointed to its Board of Directors effective July 1, 2021. With the appointment of Mr. Davis, Oshkosh Corporation will have 11 board members.

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In memoriam: Jacques Bajer

Bajer, a former Ford Motor Co. engineer specializing in tires, the founder and president of Tire Systems Engineering Inc., passed away at 91.

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USRA Announces Elections of 2021 Members to Board Positions

Universities Space Research Association (USRA), an association of 114 universities, today announced the election of new members to its Board of Trustees — the governing body of USRA. 

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Nexus program taps into NMSU expertise to solve food, energy and water challenges

A new food, energy and water nexus program launched by the Center of Excellence in Sustainable Food and Agricultural Systems at New Mexico State University’s College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences will bring together researchers from across the NMSU campus to find solutions to problems found across the state.

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PSL at NMSU, partners conduct pioneering stratospheric launch at Spaceport America

New Mexico State University’s Physical Science Laboratory partnered with Stratodynamics and UAVOS to perform a series of stratospheric flights with HiDRON, an autonomous aircraft, at Spaceport America.

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