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Aggie Innovators give engineering students unique opportunities

NMSU’s Aggie Innovators are looking to help out in any way they can this semester for students of the College of Engineering and throughout the university.

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NMSU Arrowhead Center to host first Aggie Pop-Up

DATE: 10/04/2017 WRITER: Adriana M. Chavez, 575-646-1957, adchavez@nmsu.edu CONTACT: Lydia Hammond, 575-646-5230, lh@ad.nmsu.edu Clients of New Mexico State University’s Arrowhead Center and Studio G will be selling their wares ranging from jewelry and clothing to art and salsa at the first Aggie Pop-Up in downtown Las Cruces. The pop-up event will be from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6,…
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NMSU to debut innovative TECH Center to engage students in STEM

New Mexico State University Chancellor Garrey Carruthers uses one a flight simulator at the new TECH (Test and Evaluation Collaboration Hub) Center, which will open its doors during a ribbon-cutting ceremony from 10 to 11 a.m. Sept. 27 in the atrium of O’Donnell Hall, home of the College of Education. NMSU, in conjunction with White…
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Arrowhead Center small business program awarded $125K in federal funding

The New Mexico Federal and State Technology Partnership Program, housed at New Mexico State University’s Arrowhead Center, was one of just 21 universities and organizations nationwide to receive a FAST grant this year from the U.S. Small Business Administration. NM FAST, which is entering its third year of funding, will use the $125,000 award to…
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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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Arrowhead Center-supported company selected as NMSBA success story

WRITER: Lauren Goldstein, A technology company supported by Arrowhead Center, the economic development and innovation hub at New Mexico State University, has been recognized by the New Mexico Small Business Assistance program as one of 10 success stories during its annual Innovation Celebration. Earlier this month, Arrowhead Center co-hosted an NMSBA Innovation Celebration event to…
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NMSU entrepreneur teams win seed funding through LAUNCH competition

WRITER: Amanda Bradford Two technology entrepreneurs were awarded substantial seed funding and other long-term support from New Mexico State University’s entrepreneurship and innovation hub, Arrowhead Center, during its annual LAUNCH competition, which wrapped up with a reception last week. Now in its sixth year, LAUNCH is a four-month proof-of-concept program in which the commercial potential…
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NMSU College of Engineering students design, build wheelchair device for dog

During the fall semester, three College of Engineering students working as on-campus co-ops at New Mexico State University designed and built a wheelchair device to assist a dog who had his right hind leg amputated due to cancer this past spring. Through the Aggie Innovation Space, Aggie Innovators Natalia Perez, Abdiel Jimenez and Arturo Dominguez designed and created a customized device for the almost 17-year-old Kita and his owner Michelle Lebsock.

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NMSU College of Engineering staff helps small businesses with energy efficiency

A team from New Mexico State University has spent the past year providing technical assistance to two small businesses in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico. Funded under a two-year grant from the Environmental Protection Agency, the work has focused on encouraging pollution prevention, and economic and energy efficient practices among rural hospitality-based businesses in the southern portion of the state.

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Local high school students learn from Aggie Innovators at NMSU

The Engineering New Mexico Resource Network in New Mexico State University’s College of Engineering partnered with the Las Cruces Public Schools EXCEL program to host five high school students during the fall 2016 semester. The EXCEL students spent the term working in the Aggie Innovation Space learning about innovation, entrepreneurship and the engineering design process.

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