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NMSU Atomic Aggies Launch at Spaceport America

New Mexico State University’s student rocket team the “Atomic Aggies” held two successful rocket launches at Spaceport America on Saturday, September 19.

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NM Alliance for Minority Participation conference is scheduled for Oct. 9 2020

The New Mexico Alliance for Minority Participation 2020 Virtual Student Research Conference will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 9. The conference offers a forum for students to present their STEM-research projects in two categories of university and community college competitions and also provides several interesting professional development workshops, including a workshop for…
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NMSU to offer BEST Robotics Outbreak Online, virtual robotics competition open call for teams

New Mexico BEST Robotics in partnership with the College of Engineering at New Mexico State University announces open recruitment for teams to participate in the 2020 BEST Robotics Program and Competition: Outbreak Online.

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Download College of Engineering Virtual Backgrounds

To download the virtual backgrounds right-click on your mouse and select “Save Image”.

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NMSU TRIO STEM-H Student Support Services Program receives $1.2 million in funding

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a $1.2 million grant to the New Mexico State University TRIO STEM-H Student Support Services Program. The grant will continue to fund services for students through 2025.

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NMSU reminds campus visitors that masks, social distancing are required

New Mexico State University’s Las Cruces campus continues to allow community members to access outdoor spaces for walking, exercising and enjoying the sunshine, but university leaders are reminding visitors to all NMSU system campuses that they must comply with state public health orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic, and that closing campus is an option if needed.

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NMSU Pride band plays on with the help of student-designed masks

New Mexico State University’s Pride of New Mexico Marching Band, known as “The World’s Most Dangerous Marching Band,” may now be the world’s safest, after a student created two different types of masks that allow members to continue playing the music they love while still reducing the spread of COVID-19.

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NMSU engineering grant to focus on first-generation, low-income student success

As a land-grant institution, as well as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, New Mexico State University’s principle goals are to enhance student success and social mobility. A recently awarded $2.1 million National Science Foundation grant to the College of Engineering is directly aimed at achieving that, helping first-generation, low-income students succeed in engineering.

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Aggie One-Stop provides convenient, streamlined student experience

Beginning Aug. 3, New Mexico State University students will be able to find information about financial aid, admissions, bill payments and more in one convenient place – the Aggie One-Stop.

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NMSU engineering graduate awarded National Science Foundation fellowship

Ryan Quintana found his passion for research as an undergraduate student at New Mexico State University. The Santa Fe, New Mexico, native earned his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering in May 2020 and is a recipient of a highly-competitive 2020 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.

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