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NMSU engineering students earn accolades at international design competition

After spending two years working on a personal mobility device, a group of New Mexico State University College of Engineering students were rewarded with top honors at the Partners for the Advancement of Collaborative Engineering Education (PACE) Global Annual Forum held in Detroit, Michigan, at the General Motors Warren Tech Center in late July.

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OTEC promotes Tracy to engineering director

Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative has promoted Charlie Tracy to director of engineering.

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Los Ranchos trustee, mayor pro tem to fill late mayor’s term

Donald T. Lopez, elected seven times as trustee for the Village of Los Ranchos, has been named by the board of trustees to serve as mayor, filling the unexpired term of the late Mayor Larry Abraham, who died suddenly last month.

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Engineering students and alumni to be honored at graduation

Approximately 300 New Mexico State University engineering students will receive diplomas on December 12. Among the two who have earned special honors. They will be joined by two alumni who will also be recognized for their distinctive engineering careers.

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Book about former NMSU leader Hugh Milton to debut at Homecoming

New Mexico State University engineering alum Walter G. Hines and Library Associate Professor and University Archivist Martha Shipman Andrews have collaborated on a book about Hugh Meglone Milton, one of NMSU’s most remarkable leaders. Milton’s achievements included military leadership, serving as Major General and Under Secretary of the Army; as well as success in academia, holding positions as professor, dean and president of the institution now known as NMSU.

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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.

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NMSU researcher teams with student entrepreneur to develop a better protective shield

A New Mexico State University researcher and an engineering graduate student have partnered with Arrowhead Center’s student business incubator, Studio G, to further develop a protective shield technology that could help reduce concussions and even save lives. The partnership is supported by a $50,000 award from the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps program.

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NMSU names Steven Stochaj interim dean of the College of Engineering

Steven Stochaj has been selected as interim dean for the New Mexico State University College of Engineering. An electrical engineering distinguished professor, Stochaj will begin his term on Aug. 1. He replaces Ricardo Jacquez, who is retiring this month.

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Beyond the classroom: Internships teach valuable lessons about work, life

In a time when the job market is starting to show gains after the recent recession, more job-seekers in the U.S. are earning college degrees. The percentage of Americans age 25 to 29 who obtained a bachelor’s degree or higher has risen from 23 percent in 1990 to 34 percent in 2013, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

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NMSU Distinguished Alumni, service award recipients to be honored at Homecoming

Through a rigorous nomination and selection process, the New Mexico State University Alumni Association has selected its 2015 Distinguished Alumni and James F. Cole Award for Service recipients.

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