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54 New Mexico robotics teams compete for spots at VEX world championship

By Ali Linan, Las Cruces Sun-News Published 6:00 p.m. MT Feb. 10, 2018 | Updated 7:29 p.m. MT Feb. 10, 2018 LAS CRUCES – Digit is eager, curious and weird because “being normal is overrated.” Built by the all-girls Vista Middle School robotics team — Vista Girl Power — Digit was one of 54 robots…
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Partnership creates opportunities for local students

by Jessica Salopek, For the Sun-News Published 2:06 p.m. MT Feb. 10, 2018 LAS CRUCES – On an average day at the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine, visitors will see medical students hustling between classes and huddled in study groups. They might also find students much too young to be enrolled in medical school. That’s…
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STEM Outreach Center – Project GUTS

Teachers from the Gadsden School District were invited to attend a day-long professional development given by the STEM Outreach Center, to fine tune their computer programming skills. Teachers learned how to use Starlogo Nova, a client-based modeling and simulation software that allows teachers and students to create 3D simulations for understanding complex systems. By the…
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Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social (MALCS)

On Friday, six prominent advocates and leaders of Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social, the professional organization of Women Active in Letters and Social Change, visited NMSU to speak about the need for an increase of Chicanas/Latinas and indigenous women in higher education. The panel was sponsored by the NMSU College of Arts and…
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February 2018 Core Values winner – Sarah Ramos

We would like to congratulate Sarah Ramos for winning the February Core Values Dean’s parking spot award. Sarah was nominated for the award by exemplifying one or more of the Core Values of the College of Education. Sarah has been an outstanding Program GA for the Counseling Psychology program as well as in the Training…
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Three generations of DeMund family pursue degrees at NMSU

Tiffany Acosta, For the Sun-News Published 2:58 p.m. MT Feb. 3, 2018 LAS CRUCES – A cross-country road trip to California in 2002 started the DeMund family’s journey to New Mexico State University. When the family was looking to relocate from the United States Virgin Islands and continue their academic studies, the DeMunds remembered travelling…
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Congratulations Dr. Salazar Pérez

Curriculum and Instruction – Early Childhood Education It is a pleasure for the us to share the news that Dr. Michelle Salazar Pérez has one of the Most Read Education Research Articles of 2017. (see http://www.aera.net/Newsroom/AERA-Announces-Most-Read-Education-Research-Articles-of-2017#RRE). “These articles exemplify the high quality of scholarship being published by American Educational Research Association (AERA) and being produced…
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Mathematically Connected Communities – Teacher Leader Cadre (TLC)

The Mathematically Connected Communities (MC2) Project is a partnership of math educators, teachers, mathematicians, researchers, and school administrators across New Mexico with a focus on professional opportunities for effective mathematics teaching and learning. As an essential component of MC2, the Teacher Leader Cadre (TLC) brings together a group of twenty-three dedicated classroom teachers who convene…
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Counseling Psychology Doctoral Student Awarded Scholarship

Ryan E. Flinn, M.A., was awarded the 2017 Steven David Judd Memorial Scholarship. This annual scholarship is awarded by NMSU’s Wellness, Alcohol and Violence Education (WAVE) Program to the NMSU student who has made the greatest contribution toward the reduction of high risk drinking at NMSU. Ryan has been involved in work related to reducing…
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Faculty Participate in Latinas in Leadership conference

Anita Hernandez, professor in NMSU’s College of Education, speaks during a panel discussion at today’s Latinas in Leadership conference and awards luncheon at the Hotel Encanto, hosted by the Las Cruces Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. The event recognized the tremendous contributions and accomplishments of Latinas in the community.  

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