Aggie Ingeniero, June 2016

June 2016



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04/25/2016: NMSU football legend Charley Johnson (Photo by Darren Phillips)Diverse talents lead NMSU grad Charley Johnson to the top of multiple careers


WRITER: Justin Bannister

Few people are as athletically and academically talented as New Mexico State University’s Charley Johnson. The NMSU graduate not only became an NFL star and an NMSU professor, he also served his country in the Army. Johnson received an honorary degree from the university on May 14 in recognition of these and other achievements throughout his life. …Continue Reading »

Large group with checkCancer research at NMSU gets another boost of local support

The American Cancer Society projects that an estimated 1,685,210 new cancer cases can be expected this year in the United States. In an ongoing effort to support research at New Mexico State University into innovative methods of cancer detection and treatment, representatives from Cowboys for Cancer Research and NMSU Aggies are Tough Enough to Wear Pink presented another $250,000 in immediately available funding to four research projects. …Continue Reading »

NMSU to award 2,000 bachelor’s, advanced degrees at May 14 commencement

NMSU Doctorial graduates participate in a special hooding ceremony the Friday evening before commencement on Saturday. (NMSU photo by Jane Moorman) APR16


WRITER: Jane Moorman

New Mexico State University is expecting 2,000 students to earn bachelor’s and advanced degrees this spring.University officials expect 1,600 students to walk across the stage at the spring 2016 commencement ceremonies at New Mexico State University Saturday, May 14, at the Pan American Center. …Continue Reading »

The New Mexico State University Physical Science Laboratory’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems Flight Test Center helped Vanilla Aircraft with a 25-hour flight at the Las Cruces International Airport, April 4. (Courtesy photo) APR16NMSU UAS Flight Test Center helps Vanilla Aircraft complete milestone flight

WRITER: Dennis Zaklan


NMSU’s UAS FTC provided the Vanilla team with flight testing, operations expertise and crew support to successfully conduct the 25-hour long test. This flight was a major milestone in expanding the envelope toward achieving their goal of 10 days of flight. …Continue Reading »