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NMSU receives NSF cyber infrastructure award to train local high school students

New Mexico State University is one of only 12 universities in the country to receive a cyber infrastructure training grant from the National Science Foundation. The award, worth more than $460,000, will help local high school students gain experience on how information technology is integrated into various disciplines to help them be better informed and skilled when they choose a career.

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Aggie Innovators give engineering students unique opportunities

NMSU’s Aggie Innovators are looking to help out in any way they can this semester for students of the College of Engineering and throughout the university.

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NMSU Arrowhead Center to host first Aggie Pop-Up

DATE: 10/04/2017 WRITER: Adriana M. Chavez, 575-646-1957, adchavez@nmsu.edu CONTACT: Lydia Hammond, 575-646-5230, lh@ad.nmsu.edu Clients of New Mexico State University’s Arrowhead Center and Studio G will be selling their wares ranging from jewelry and clothing to art and salsa at the first Aggie Pop-Up in downtown Las Cruces. The pop-up event will be from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6,…
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Involving NMSU freshmen in engineering research increases retention

Launching a high-altitude balloon to 100,000 feet or remotely carrying out a complex heat transfer experiment in a sounding rocket may sound daunting, but professors in the College of Engineering at New Mexico State University have found that involving freshmen in these types of research projects early in their academic careers have kept students interested…
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NMSU team to live-stream eclipse footage as part of NASA national Eclipse Ballooning Project

A team of students and faculty from the New Mexico Space Grant Consortium at New Mexico State University will launch a high-altitude balloon on Monday, Aug. 21 as part of a nationwide, NASA-sponsored project to live-stream aerial video footage of the “Great American Eclipse.”

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NMSU engineering students design unique processing machine for local small business

WRITER: Tiffany Acosta For their senior capstone project in the College of Engineering, Macklin Begaye, Austin Hilton and Jagg Lovato, all mechanical engineering technology students, knew they wanted a challenge. The trio, who graduated from New Mexico State University last month, selected a project to design and manufacture a machine for a local small business….
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Engineering students’ confetti cannons the perfect end to graduation

Nothing makes a celebration more festive than confetti—especially at graduation time. This year, graduates and their guests were treated to a dazzling rain of crimson and white bits in Pan-American Center.

Some serious engineering made the gaiety possible.

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Arrowhead Center-supported company selected as NMSBA success story

WRITER: Lauren Goldstein, A technology company supported by Arrowhead Center, the economic development and innovation hub at New Mexico State University, has been recognized by the New Mexico Small Business Assistance program as one of 10 success stories during its annual Innovation Celebration. Earlier this month, Arrowhead Center co-hosted an NMSBA Innovation Celebration event to…
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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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