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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Grateful NMSU alumnus pays it forward with engineering endowed scholarship

WRITER: Tiffany Acosta Growing up in rural Kansas, Richard Aldridge knew he didn’t want to be a rancher or a farmer. So, after high school, he traded in the cold winters on the family ranch for New Mexico State University and sunny days in Las Cruces in 1961. “I enjoyed math and science in high…
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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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Howard University Professor and Chair Dr. Nadir Yilmaz Named SAE International Fellow

WARRENDALE, Pa. (May 8, 2017) – SAE International announced that Professor Nadir Yilmaz was elected as a 2016-2017 SAE Fellow. Dr. Yilmaz was one of 23 Fellow inductees recognized during ceremonies at the WCX 17: SAE World Congress Experience in Detroit, Michigan. The highest grade of membership, SAE Fellow recognizes and honors long-term members who…
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Female engineer and rocket scientist honored

BY MARÍA G. ORTIZ-BRIONES mortizbriones@vidaenelvalle.com SACRAMENTO  When Sylvia Acevedo was a young girl, she had an epiphany that made her realized that science was just like cooking. “I had a big aha moment when I realized when you cook, you put ingredients together, you mixed them all up, and put heat to them, and that…
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NMSU’s Design Build Fly student team climbs to record finish

WRITER: Tiffany Acosta In its eighth year competing in the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics’ Cessna/Raytheon Missile Systems Student Design Build Fly competition, the New Mexico State University flight crew recorded a program-best 42nd-place finish. The competition included 95 national and international teams and was held in Tucson, Arizona, April 20-23. In this competition,…
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In Memorium: Matthew D. Hinde, BSEE

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NMSU works to build a culture of student philanthropy

Writer: Cassie McClure When Alexandra Tovar, a New Mexico State University senior studying Spanish, walked into NMSU’s Corbett Center Student Union on Nov. 29 and made her first Giving Tuesday donation, she was already part of a growing number of NMSU students who are learning that they can make a difference in the lives of future…
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NMSU students lend a hand and make friends in Las Cruces community

Writer: Kristie Garcia From raking leaves to picking up trash to painting, more than 700 New Mexico State University students helped more than 50 local organizations and businesses, including trails, parks, El Caldito Soup Kitchen and Habitat for Humanity, as part of The Big Event. The Associated Students of NMSU – the student government association –…
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In Memoriam: Matthew D. Hinde, BS EE

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