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Virtual New Mexico AMP Student Research Conference brings statewide audience

DATE: 11/20/2020 WRITER: Jeanne Garland , 575-646-7801, garland@nmsu.edu CONTACT: Jeanne Garland , 575-646-7801, garland@nmsu.edu Approximately 225 attendees were present for the 2020 Virtual New Mexico Alliance for Minority Participation Student Research Conference. New Mexico State University hosted the event that included university and community college students and faculty; high school juniors, seniors; and advisers from…
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NMSU’s Aggies Without Limits live up to their name

New Mexico State University’s Aggies Without Limits have been doing community service projects both abroad and locally since 2007, often facing challenges such as having no running water, lodging, or even electricity. But the can-do attitude of these hearty volunteers always prevails — even when it comes to hauling 700-pound steel beams by hand for a pedestrian bridge being erected on the Otero County Fairgrounds in Alamogordo.

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NMSU civil engineers receive national award for railroad testing research

New Mexico State University Civil Engineering Assistant Professor Ehsan Dehghan-Niri and Ph.D. candidate Sina Zamen received a 2020 fellowship from the American Society for Non-Destructive Testing. The fellowship award was based on their proposal, “Evaluation of Rolling Contact Fatigue cracks on railheads using nonlinear ultrasound in phase-space domain.”

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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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