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NMSU team earns second-place district finish in national Solar District Cup

A student team from New Mexico State University was awarded a second-place finish in the United States Department of Energy’s Solar District Cup Collegiate Design Competition April 27.

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NMSU Alumni Association to honor outstanding spring graduates

The New Mexico State University Alumni Association has selected eight students set to graduate this spring for its top honor, the Outstanding Graduate Award. Selected for the Spring 2020 award are:

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NMSU, DACC receive nearly $5 million NSF grant to help students earn engineering degrees

New Mexico State University and Doña Ana Community College have been awarded a five-year, almost $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation. The funds will support scholarships and guided pathways to help students earn bachelor’s degrees in engineering.

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NMSU design team to compete at international finals

Microplastics polluting the Pacific Ocean could be cleaned up and recycled with the help of an invention created by Crustacean, a design team at New Mexico State University.

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NMSU engineering alumnus honors father with scholarship

DATE: 02/26/2020 WRITER: Tiffany Acosta, 575-646-3929, tfrank@nmsu.edu CONTACT: Cindy Gwaltney Nicholson, 575-646-4665, cindynic@nmsu.edu To honor his father’s legacy as a lifelong educator who was happiest in the classroom, Roy Trujillo knew he wanted to help students. As a result, Trujillo established a scholarship in the College of Engineering at New Mexico State University. The Mr. Ben Trujillo Memorial…
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NMSU PREP Academy accepting applications

DATE: 02/06/2020 WRITER: Clara Welles, 575-646-7854, cwelles@nmsu.edu CONTACT: Clara Welles, 575-646-7854, cwelles@nmsu.edu The College of Engineering at New Mexico State University is accepting applications for the 2020 NM PREP Academy, a summer residential program designed to engage high-achieving middle and high school students in hands-on STEM activities. Selected students will gain insight on life as…
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NMSU engineering students investigate new thermal power technology

New Mexico State University engineering students have been assessing how a cutting-edge thermal power technology developed in the cold climes of Sweden might work in our arid environment. Their work may someday lead to an installation of the technology on campus—the first-of-its-kind in the United States and the first in a desert climate.

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Vega honors father with scholarship for engineering students

Since joining Dow Chemical in 1998, Louis Vega ’91 has carried the Olympic torch at the Sochi, PyeongChang and Rio Olympics, and held executive positions across the globe in Switzerland, the United Arab Emirates and Australia.

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NMSU Career Services to host 15th annual Career Connections Career Fair

With more than 100 employers registered, New Mexico State University students and alumni along with community members can attend the 15th annual Career Connections Fair Feb. 4-5. NMSU Career Services will host the two-day event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Corbett Center Student Union throughout the third floor.

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Eight NMSU students honored as outstanding graduates

The New Mexico State University Alumni Association will honor its fall 2019 Outstanding Graduates at a luncheon today at the Danny Villanueva Victory Club in the NMSU Stan Fulton Athletic Center.

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