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Daniels Fund Boundless Opportunity Scholarships help non-traditional NMSU students

WRITER: Tiffany Acosta After spending eight years in the U.S. Army, Danielle Bustos wasn’t sure what the next step in her life would be. With a little help from a local surveying engineer in her hometown, the 29-year-old discovered a profession. Following her military service that included a 2010 deployment, Bustos returned home to Chimayo,…
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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’s Design Build Fly student team climbs to record finish

WRITER: Tiffany Acosta In its eighth year competing in the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics’ Cessna/Raytheon Missile Systems Student Design Build Fly competition, the New Mexico State University flight crew recorded a program-best 42nd-place finish. The competition included 95 national and international teams and was held in Tucson, Arizona, April 20-23. In this competition,…
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NMSU works to build a culture of student philanthropy

Writer: Cassie McClure When Alexandra Tovar, a New Mexico State University senior studying Spanish, walked into NMSU’s Corbett Center Student Union on Nov. 29 and made her first Giving Tuesday donation, she was already part of a growing number of NMSU students who are learning that they can make a difference in the lives of future…
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NMSU students lend a hand and make friends in Las Cruces community

Writer: Kristie Garcia From raking leaves to picking up trash to painting, more than 700 New Mexico State University students helped more than 50 local organizations and businesses, including trails, parks, El Caldito Soup Kitchen and Habitat for Humanity, as part of The Big Event. The Associated Students of NMSU – the student government association –…
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NMSU student develops device to improve cattle grazing, partners with Aggie Innovation Space

WRITER: Tiffany Acosta New Mexico State University Department of Animal and Range sciences junior Josiah Brooks is creating a feed intake device for cattle, and he is working with the Aggie Innovation Space to design and develop parts for a prototype. Through an NMSU College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences USDA-Hispanic Serving Institution LEADERS…
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Engineering students assist with bilingual marketing survey

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NMSU to host WERC Environmental Design Contest, returns to competition

After a seven-year hiatus, New Mexico State University will have a student team compete in the 27th annual WERC Environmental Design Contest Sunday, April 2, to Wednesday, April 5, at the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces.

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Engineering Technology course blends creative, technical skills at NMSU

In a manufacturing laboratory in Engineering Complex I at New Mexico State University, 13 undergraduate College of Engineering students spent the fall semester preparing for the manufacturing workforce through a newly revamped course.

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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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