Category Archives: STEM

Scholarship Funding for Future HS Chemistry Teachers

ACS-Hach Land Grant Scholarship The American Chemical Society offers two $10,000 scholarships each academic year to NMSU students who commit to teaching high school chemistry. Once awarded, the scholarship can be renewed annually until graduation. For more information, Get the Flyer! Nominees are reviewed by the Chemistry & Biochemistry Department Scholarship Committee. Interested students and…
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Project GUTS summer camp offered in June

Project GUTS is offering a free summer camp for middle school students at NMSU from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. June 19-23. Join us to learn computer programming basics, make computer models in StarLogo Nova, use computer models to run experiments and turn your model into a game. To save a spot, sign up at…
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The STEM Outreach Center Hosts Astronomy night

The STEM Outreach Center Hosted Astronomy night in Dona Ana. This event included various activities for students to engage in to further their knowledge about outer space. Booths focused on different aspects of the astronomical realm, including; constellations, planets, and galaxies. Students were able to replicate constellations, make kaleidoscopes, and learn about rocketry by creating…
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STEM holds Center 21st Century Community Learning Center training

The STEM Outreach Center-NM at New Mexico State University hosted a training event Saturday for more than 300 teachers from southern New Mexico. The teachers — from Las Cruces Public Schools and the Gadsden and Hatch school districts — are teaching the center’s STEM after-school programs for the next full semester. The day included a…
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NMSU Carlsbad receives $4 million Title III STEM Grant

CARLSBAD – New Mexico State University Carlsbad will receive more than $4 million in federal money to fund science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs that cater to Hispanic and low-income students. The grant aims to increase the number of Hispanic and low-income students who attain a degree in those areas. The college plans to use…
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Eighth-graders get drone education inside Pan Am Center

Reprinted form the Las Cruces Sun News. LAS CRUCES – About 500 eighth-grade students from Las Cruces Public Schools packed into the Pan American Center Monday for the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Roadshow The Federal Aviation Administration selected New Mexico State University and Tuskegee University to host the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) Outreach events, which will…
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Legislative Committee Learns About Research at NMSU

New Mexico’s legislature meets in a 60-day session in odd-numbered years (e.g., 2017) and a 30-day session in even-numbered years.  Yet, legislative committees meet throughout the year to gather facts and allow input from citizens and institutions.  NMSU frequently hosts these committee meetings, allowing the university to keep the legislature apprised of our activities, needs,…
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Dr. Jodie Jawor to present on the NSF GRFP

The Office of Research Integrity, College of Education, College of Engineering, Honors College and Student Services is hosting Dr. Jodie Jawor, the NSF Program Director, Behavioral Systems Cluster Division of Integrative Organismal Systems/Directorate of Biological Sciences.  Dr. Jawor will be presenting on the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP), which can provide excellent…
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NMSU to host 500 middle-school students for UAS Roadshow

New Mexico State University will host an Unmanned Aircraft Systems Roadshow for local eighth-grade students Sept. 26 at Aggie Memorial Stadium. The 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. event will teach about 500 Las Cruces Public Schools students about science, technology, engineering and mathematics. “This is an event where students can come and interact, get hands-on…
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Dr. Susan Brown was honored for the STEM outreach programs offered to LCPS schools

Susan Brown, interim associate dean of research for the NMSU College of Education and director of the NMSU STEM Outreach Center, was recognized with a standing ovation Tuesday evening by the Las Cruces Public School board and LCPS interim superintendent Steven Sanchez. Brown (middle) was honored for the STEM outreach programs offered to LCPS schools…
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