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NMSU middle school girls group encourages exploration of STEM careers, pathways

Writer: Adriana M. Chávez, adchavez@nmsu.edu In the fall of 2019, the Chaparral Outreach Program in Chaparral, New Mexico, kick-started the STEM Sisterhood program to encourage seventh- and eighth-grade girls to explore science, technology, engineering and math careers and pursue their education at New Mexico State University. While the program was met with a successful start,…
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Smart Robot Bed prototype earns recognition for NMSU engineering team

A team of New Mexico State University engineering students have won accolades for their design and prototype of the Smart Robot Bed, a device that can assist elderly and bedridden people regain some sense of independence as well as caregivers.

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Two NMSU Teams Funded by NASA EPSCoR Rapid Response Research Program

NASA EPSCoR program provides seed funding to eligible institutions to enhance nationally-competitive capabilities in aerospace and aerospace-related research in EPSCoR states.

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NMSU celebrates spring graduates with in-person, virtual commencement ceremonies

Twin siblings Jennakay and Matthew Colquitt will walk across the commencement stage clad in crimson as the top students from their colleges, becoming their family’s first college graduates. Susan Stoltzfus will fulfill a lifelong dream of completing the college education she started more than 50 years ago. And Janet Kwakye will be one step closer on her journey to earning a Ph.D.

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NMSU among four universities offering AI4ALL College Pathways program

While assistants like Siri and Alexa are a common part of our daily lives, self-driving cars are still on the horizon. A report from the World Economic Forum predicts more than 58 million new artificial intelligence jobs will be available by 2022. Who will be steering the future of AI?

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NMSU, New Mexico Workforce Connection to host 2021 Southwest Region Virtual Job, Resource Fair

New Mexico Workforce Connection in collaboration with New Mexico State University’s Office of Experiential Learning will host the 2021 Southwest Region Virtual Job and Resource Fair Tuesday, May 4. This virtual career event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. via Handshake.

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NMSU to offer NM PREP Virtual in June, July

With COVID-19 impacting the New Mexico State University College of Engineering on-campus summer programs, college officials decided to offer multiple programs for middle school and high school students throughout the summer.

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NMSU, Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education awarded grant to aid engineering students

With funding from a National Science Foundation grant, New Mexico State University and the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education will create a transfer model to help electrical engineering students.

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New members join NMSU Board of Regents

The New Mexico State University Board of Regents on Tuesday bid farewell to one of its members and welcomed a pair of new and familiar faces who joined the university’s governing body.

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NMSU Career Services to host 17th annual Employment Extravaganza

New Mexico State University’s Office of Experiential Learning will host the 17th annual Employment Extravaganza Career Fair March 10. This virtual career event will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. via Handshake. Employers looking to recruit talented candidates can register in Handshake as well as set up schedules to meet with candidates individually or in group sessions.

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