Category Archives: Research & Outreach

Professor explores bond between men and dogs

Adriana M. Chavez, For the Sun-News LAS CRUCES – About 13 years ago, Chris Blazina lost his best friend, Kelsey, his trustworthy companion who had experienced life’s ups and downs alongside him. Although Blazina, a psychologist and professor at the New Mexico State University College of Education’s Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology, grieved Kelsey’s…
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STEM Outreach events

Over the month of March, the STEM Outreach Center held 6 professional development events for teachers, totaling over 170 participants. Teachers of our afterschool programs in the Gadsden Independent School District received professional development on the program that they will be facilitating for students this semester. Through the STEM Up Project, staff members from different…
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Srikanta Mishra receives prestigious grant for research on children’s hearing

Srikanta Mishra, an assistant professor in the New Mexico State University College of Education’s Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders, recently received a prestigious research grant to study hearing mechanisms in children. The R03 grant from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders of the National Institutes of Health is the college’s…
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Dr. Wood collaborates with Industrial Engineering researchers

This article appeared in the Las Cruces Sun News Monday, January 17, 2016 Industrial Engineering Assistant Professor Alla Kammerdiner from the New Mexico State University College of Engineering is developing a wearable sensor technology that may alert older people when they are at risk of falling, enabling them to avoid serious injury. Each year, more…
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NMSU to host symposium on human-animal interaction

Writer: Adriana M. Chavez, 575-646-1957, adchavez@nmsu.edu Service animals and the bond between men and dogs will be the main topics discussed at the Human-Animal Interaction symposium Friday at New Mexico State University. The symposium will be from 12:20 to 2:20 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, in O’Donnell Hall Room 111. It is open to the public…
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Rocio Benedicto is PI on new CORE – RDA grant

Rocio Benedicto, Doctoral Candidate in Curriculum & Instruction, and a member of the NMSU College of Education STEM Center, is the Principal Investigator on a new $840,000 grant. CORE-RDA (Collaborating for Outstanding Readiness in Education – Results Driven Accountability) is a project that provides support through coaching to primarily K-3 classroom teachers in 64 schools…
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NMSU dance department shows students how to move to learn

Writer: Adriana M. Chavez, 575-646-1957, adchavez@nmsu.edu They run up to her to give her hugs and high-fives. Some of them hold up their fists with their pinkies, index fingers and thumbs raised, the American sign language sign for “I love you,” as she walks by them in the hallways. If Knapp is in the building,…
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NMSU College of Education professor part of research team in $55.5 million NSF grant

Susan Brown, associate professor and director of the STEM Outreach Center at New Mexico State University’s College of Education, is a member of a leadership team that will research nature-inspired soil engineering as part of a $55.5 million National Science Foundation grant. Last month, NSF officials announced the grant to fund three new Engineering Research…
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NMSU Research & Resources features STEM Education

Preview the 2015 Edition of NMSU’s Research & Resources magazine. Included in this edition, are several articles featuring College of Education Research and Outreach in the STEM Education field. On page 3, the 2015 Issue presents the Innovative Smart Grid Research (iCREDIT) project, an NSF funded grant which aims to enhance the efficiency of power distribution…
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NMSU Community Clinics receive a grant to train promotoras

Dr. Marlene Salas-Provance and Moumita Choudhury just heard about success on a grant to the American Speech-Language Hearing Association. This is the first grant through the College of Education Community Clinics. We are very excited about it.

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