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Bridge Inspection Program links NM Department of Transportation and higher education

WRITER: Kristen Sullivan

One of the highest bridges in the United States, the Rio Grande Bridge has stood proudly for 50 years. As the bridge enters its 50th year, a group of New Mexico State University engineers and students through the Bridge Inspection Program conducted an inspection to determine the status of the welded and bolted connections as well as examine the steel for signs of corrosion for the New Mexico Department of Transportation.¬† Continue Reading ¬Ľ

New Mexico State University engineering alum Walter G. Hines and Library Associate Professor and Library Archivist Martha Shipman Andrews have collaborated on a book about one of NMSU’s most remarkable leaders, Hugh meglone Milton

Book about former NMSU leader Hugh Milton to debut at Homecoming

WRITER: Linda Fresques

An introduction of the book, Hugh Meglone Milton: A Life Beyond Duty, will be held as part of the College of Engineering Homecoming festivities on Friday, Sept. 23, 2-3 p.m., in Hernandez Hall Room 103. A Conversation with Hugh M. Milton, featuring Professor Emeritus Richard Rundell as General Milton. Continue Reading ¬Ľ

Kramer Winingham, Program Manager of NMSU Arrowhead Center, welcomes judges and participants to the Aggie Shark Tank event at Pete Domenici Hall on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015. (Photo by Andres Leighton) SEP15

WRITER: Amanda Bradford

They‚Äôre circling. Four greats of the Las Cruces business community are lurking on campus, ready to sink their teeth into promising entrepreneurial ideas from New Mexico State University students. And on Oct. 23, the university‚Äôs entrepreneurship engine, Arrowhead Center, will chum the waters with presentations from some of its top clients who are ready to take the plunge. Continue Reading ¬Ľ

New Mexico State University receives PACE Silver Certification

New Mexico State University has recently been certified as a Partners for the Advancement of Collaborative Engineering Education (PACE) Silver Certified Program, which asserts that NMSU has met specific criteria for academic programs that align with automotive industry needs.¬† Continue Reading ¬Ľ

NMSU College of Education professor, former engineering dean recognized as local American Graduate Champions

WRITER: Adriana M. Chavez

New Mexico State University College of Education Associate Professor Azadeh Osanloo, the Stan Fulton Chair for the Improvement of Border and Rural Schools, and former College of Engineering Dean Ricardo Jacquez were recognized recently for their contributions to education and improving the lives of children. Continue Reading ¬Ľ

Forbes ranks NMSU as one of America’s Top Colleges in 2015

WRITER: Tiffany Acosta

New Mexico State University has been recognized as one of America‚Äôs Top Colleges in 2015 by Forbes. On the list of 650 institutions, NMSU ranked 417th overall and 92nd in the South, which are improvements of 25 spots nationally and 12 spots regionally from a year ago.¬†Continue Reading ¬Ľ

Students walk along the International Mall on the first day of class instruction. (photo by Darren Phillips)

NMSU TRiO Student Support Services Program receives $1.1 million in funding


The U.S. Department of Education has recently awarded a five-year grant for $1.1 million to the New Mexico State University TRiO Student Support Services Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics and STEM Health Services Program to serve 120 students each year. Continue Reading ¬Ľ