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Video from the human-animal interaction

Dr. Chris Blazina – When Man Meets Dog: Attachment, Loss, and the Continued Bond https://youtu.be/qSvgw_qEy2I Dr Gaylene Fasenko – Service Animals & The American With Disabilities Act (ADA) What Mental Health Care Professionals Need to Know – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1oVr6wy1FLE

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Coach Wimberly creates scholarship in memory of his wife Carleene

Retired men’s golf coach Herb Wimberly is fulfilling one of his late wife Carleene’s wishes by establishing a scholarship endowment in the College of Education in her memory. The Carleene Wimberly Memorial Endowed Scholarship will be awarded to a master’s level graduate student in the Counseling and Educational Psychology Department. Carleene Wimberly earned two degrees…
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Faculty member helps children understand their emotions

People often think of grade school as the place for learning reading, writing and arithmetic, but is there room to teach children social skills and how to deal with their emotions? Ivelisse Torres-Fernandez, assistant professor of counseling and educational psychology, says yes. Torres came to New Mexico State University in 2008 and along with teaching…
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NMSU One of 10 Universities Selected for APLU Minority Male STEM Study

Having created a strong record of achievement in developing STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) programs that focus on recruitment of Hispanic students and enhancement of their academic success, NMSU was recently selected as one of 10 institutions to participate in a study of minority males in STEM fields. The study is funded by the…
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Cleft Palate Clinic

The Communication Disorders Clinic was a hive of activity March 3, 2011, during the semi-annual Cleft Palate Clinic. The hallways were filled with parents and their children taking advantage of the free clinic to meet with physicians and other professionals who donate their time and expertise to assist families coping with the health and learning…
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NMSU Speech and Hearing Center celebrates 50 years of service to community

By Gabriella D. Ferrari In 1962, New Mexico State University professor Edgar R. Garrett opened a speech and hearing center and the communication disorders undergraduate and graduate academic program. This year, the facility celebrates its 50th anniversary of serving the community. In those 50 years, there have been scientific breakthroughs and the technology has changed….
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College of Education Hosts Literacy Kick-Off

The O’Donnell Hall Atrium served as the site for the May 13th Children’s Reading Foundation Kick-Off for Dona Ana County. Those collaborating to make the event possible included the NMSU College of Education’s Alliance for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, the Children’s Reading Foundation of Dona Ana County, the Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce,…
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Turning Kids and Teachers on to Science

Dr. Brown’s programs are all taking advantage of the development of Spaceport America 40 miles from the NMSU campus. In the fall of 2010, middle school students will have the opportunity to be a part of aeronautic history when a sounding rocket will carry 20 of their experiments into space and return to the ground….
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Professor Candace Kaye Returns to Mongolia

After a 16-year hiatus, Dr. Candace Kaye is returning to Ulaan Baatar, the capital of the Republic of Mongolia, to carry out a study of the impact of educational policies on young children in the emerging nation.  She will be supported by a year-long Fulbright Lecturing and Research Award. From 1992 to 1994, Kaye served…
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NMSU Leads State in Developing Math Educators

MC² has shown that involvement of the entire school community—students, teachers, administrators, and parents—in support of standards-based mathematics teaching and learning can result in significantly increased achievement scores. Through carefully designed and nested programs, the College of Education is partnering with the Colleges of Arts and Sciences and Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences; 25 school…
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