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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In Memoriam: William Mershon

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WERC Environmental Design Contest at NMSU becomes a 2020 IEEE Conference

DATE: 11/17/2020 WRITER: Ginger Scarbrough , 575-646-8171, gscarbro@nmsu.edu CONTACT: Ginger Scarbrough, 575-646-8171, gscarbro@nmsu.edu The 30th WERC Environmental Design Contest, sponsored by the College of Engineering at New Mexico State University, resulted in the publication of four team papers in conference proceedings by the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit…
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Pistol Pete’s Six-Shooter Whiskey is nation’s first collegiate-licensed spirit

DATE: 11/11/2020 WRITER: Justin Bannister, jbannist@nmsu.edu New Mexico State University and Dry Point Distillers have launched Pistol Pete’s Six-Shooter, the first collegiate-licensed whiskey in the country. The whiskey will be available for purchase beginning Nov. 12 in and around Las Cruces. A portion of the proceeds will go to support NMSU’s more than 400 student-athletes….
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In Memoriam: Antonio Aguirre

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NMSU, Los Alamos National Laboratory to collaborate on joint appointments

DATE: 11/09/2020 WRITER: Tiffany Acosta, 575-646-3929, tfrank@nmsu.edu CONTACT: Alisha Giron, 575-646-1590, agiron@nmsu.edu New Mexico State University and Los Alamos National Laboratory have signed a new institutional agreement to support joint appointments. The joint appointments will provide opportunities for NMSU and LANL to attract, retain and recognize science and engineering staff and faculty with the goal…
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NMSU, Los Ranchos help connect hops farmers with craft brewing industry

DATE: 11/09/2020 WRITER: Jane Moorman, 505-249-0527, jmoorman@nmsu.edu CONTACT: Kevin Lombard, 505-960-7757, klombard@nmsu.edu Craft brewing is one of the fastest growing niche markets in New Mexico. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions on businesses, including taprooms, there were 90-plus microbreweries in New Mexico, 40 of which were in the Albuquerque metroplex, according to the New Mexico…
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NMSU professor studies Madagascan lemur to revolutionize non-destructive testing methods

Deep in the rainforests of Madagascar lives an endangered lemur whose unique evolution is paving the way to improve non-destructive testing on aging infrastructure and composite materials.

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NMSU’s U.S. EDA award boosts New Mexico’s clean energy economy

DATE: 11/02/2020 WRITER: Tiffany Acosta, 575-646-3929, tfrank@nmsu.edu CONTACT: Olga Lavrova, 575-646-2611, olavrova@nmsu.edu After receiving an award from the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s 2019 Regional Innovation Strategies i6 Challenge program, New Mexico State University continues to lead a statewide focus on creation of a clean energy economy to advance economic and workforce development. In partnership with…
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NMSU to host virtual Research and Creativity Week Nov. 10-13

New Mexico State University will host a completely virtual Research and Creativity Week Nov. 10-13 to highlight scholarly research and creative activity of faculty, staff and students. The interactive program is open to the NMSU campus and community.

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