NMSU Chancellor Garrey Carruthers announces retirement

New Mexico State University Chancellor Garrey Carruthers plans to retire from his position July 1, 2018, at the end of his contract period.

“I have tremendously enjoyed my time here at NMSU, as a student, professor, dean and for the past four years serving as chancellor and president of this great university,” Carruthers said. “I’m enthusiastically looking forward to what we can accomplish in the next 11 months.”

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NMSU ranks No. 1 in nation in science, engineering funding for minority-serving institutions

New Mexico State University ranks first in the country for federal obligations for science and engineering activities for minority-serving institutions according to a report from the National Science Foundation’s National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics.

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In Memoriam: Arthur George Scott, BS CE

Arthur George Scott, 79, also known as Pete and Art, of Bradenton, died July 11. Mr. Scott was born on Jan. 27, 1938, to Doris and Otis Seligman in Santa Fe, N.M. He was given his stepfather’s last name of Scott in 1943 following the death of his father. While working toward his bachelor’s of…
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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 launches new geomatics program supported by national education award

Writer: Linda Fresques The New Mexico State University Surveying Engineering program recently received a $10,000 National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying Education Award. The award will provide scholarships and state-of-the art instrumentation for the newly revamped surveying engineering program, which will be offered in the fall as geomatics. The NCEES annual award “recognizes…
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Engineering Learning Communities gain support to assist students

WRITER: Linda Fresques This past spring, the College of Engineering launched the first phase of its Engineering Learning Communities initiative with the offering of tutoring to all engineering students. The effort was successful, with a steady stream of students seeking tutoring assistance. Now, with the generous support of donors, Engineering Learning Communities will formally begin…
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NMSU engineering to be featured in “Informed” television series

WRITER: Linda Fresques The College of Engineering was selected to be featured on “Informed” — an award-winning program that highlights stories and innovative concepts through documentary presentation. The show highlights industry professionals and groundbreaking organizations as featured content providers for topics such as business, medicine, education, environmental issues. Hosted by Rob Lowe, the series is…
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Associate Dean Sullivan to lead engineering recruiting effort

WRITER: Linda Fresques Associate Dean Patricia A. Sullivan has assumed the critically important effort of recruiting for the College of Engineering. She will begin her expanded role as Associate Dean of Outreach and Recruiting beginning with the fall semester. “Increasing enrollment is crucial to the future of the college and is a primary focus during…
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New Mexico MESA high school team repeats as national champion

PHILADELPHIA – New Mexico MESA students from Deming High School are celebrating another huge accomplishment. At the 2017 MESA USA National Engineering Design Competition held in Philadelphia, the Deming High School team beat thousands of students and again won first place honors on June 23.

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UAS student research opportunity in Denmark

NMSU graduate student research exchange program in Unmanned Aerial Systems with University of Southern Denmark.  For more information please contact Ruey-Hung Chen, department head, mechanical engineering. Current research topics: Applications Precision farming, environmental monitoring. Inspection and surveillance Surveying Transportation and logistics Emergency management Technology Micro, small and large drones Computer vision Precise positioning and navigation…
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