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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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NMSU STEM Outreach Center receives nearly $12 million grant

New Mexico State University’s STEM Outreach Center, housed in the College of Education, recently received a nearly $12 million grant to fund after school STEM programs in the Las Cruces, Hatch and Gadsden school districts. The grant was awarded by the New Mexico Public Education Department’s 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program to implement programs…
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Summer camps provide fun learning opportunities

Damien Willis – Published 6/11 in the Las Cruces SUN NEWS In a computer classroom in Milton Hall on the campus of New Mexico State University, Jen England is teaching young girls that there’s a place for them in the world of technology. In the Girlhood Remixed Technology Camp, girls of middle-school age learn about…
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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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Grant leads to success for STEM outreach programs

ADRIANA M. CHAVEZ FOR THE SUN-NEWS FARMINGTON – A school program that will wrap up in May has helped more than 1,000 students in Farmington, New Mexico, receive high-quality education emphasizing science, technology, engineering and math fields thanks to after-school programs created by New Mexico State University’s STEM Outreach Center and funded by a grant from…
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