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The Department of Physics at New Mexico State University has received accreditation from the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) for its Bachelor of Science in physics, becoming the first ABET accredited fundamental-physics program in the nation.
To encourage collaboration across campus and celebrate the scholarly research and creative activity of faculty, staff and students, New Mexico State University will host Research and Creativity Week Nov. 11-15. Events are open to the public. More than 60 events will be held on campus, and will include keynote addresses, highlighted faculty talks, posters presentations, media installations, performances and musical events, presentations of film, theater and the arts along with professional development opportunities.
New Mexico State University was recognized on the sixth annual U.S. News & World Report Best Global Universities 2020 rankings. NMSU is among 1,500 institutions in 81 countries listed, and this year NMSU tied for 710th. NMSU also was listed on three subject rankings; 143rd in space science, tied for 474th in engineering and tied for 477th in plant and animal science.
Trying to navigate without a roadmap can be what it feels like for a first-generation student who decides to pursue higher education. In support of those students who are the first in their families to attend college, New Mexico State University will participate in a nationwide event, First-Generation College Celebration, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at Corbet Center Student Union.
Granite Construction Incorporated (NYSE: GVA) today announced that James D. Richards (“Dave”), a 28-year veteran with the Company, will serve as Senior Vice President of the Heavy Civil Group. Reporting to Granite President and Chief Executive Officer, James H. Roberts, Richards succeeds Dale Swanberg, effective October 25, 2019.
Retired Army Brig. Gen. and New Mexico native Eric Sanchez has been named deputy director of the Physical Science Laboratory at New Mexico State University. His first day as PSL deputy director was Oct. 22.