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NMSU to work with nine Las Cruces schools for children’s book evaluation program

About 2,500 elementary and middle school students in Las Cruces will participate in a two-year reading program that will help the International Reading Association identify the country’s best and most popular children’s books over the next two years, said Anita Hernandez, who holds New Mexico State University’s Kidd Chair in Literacy. Hernandez is coordinating the…
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BoCES director committed to education, closing opportunity gap

Michelle Valverde’s O’Donnell Hall office is filled with a medley of items reflecting her community outreach work at NMSU. There’s the laminated paper wheel she has used in workshops, explaining to parents the components of equal opportunity to learn. Then there’s the colorful pictures drawn by children she’s worked with. Books and other reference materials…
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Dr. Debra Knapp and Dr. Pierre Orelus were honored at the Fall Convocation.

Chosen as the 2013 Scholar/Artist of the Year was Dr. Debra Knapp, of the Department of Human Performance, Dance and Recreation in the College of Education. Four faculty members were selected for the University Research Council Awards for Exceptional Achievements in Creative Scholarly Activity. Early Career Awards were given to Wenxin Liu, Klipsch School of…
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NMSU education professor mingling research interests in Africa this summer

New Mexico State University education professor Prentice Baptiste calls his summer plans, “a serendipitous opportunity to explore the ecology and natural environments of wildlife in the national parks of Kenya as well as examine the culture of the people.” Baptiste leaves for Kenya, Africa, July 6 and will spend most of the month mingling his…
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Dr. Candace Kaye invited to be Keynote Speaker

Dr. Candace Kaye has been invited by the Institute for Early Childhood Education at Beijing Normal University (BNU) to be the keynote speaker at an International Conference titled “University-district-school Partnership and Culture Blending: An International Symposium of Preschool in Three Cultures’ Reform and Development”. The symposium will be held in Beijing Normal University from 11th…
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NMSU Professor Shares Passion for Languages

LAS CRUCES — Growing up in Encino, N.M., Hermán Garcia would go to school, come home and help his father work on cars. Garcia spent his entire childhood in northern New Mexico following in the footsteps of generations of Garcias before him. In fact, his family has been in New Mexico for more than 300…
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2013-0relus

Dr. Pierre Orelus Receives Research Award Dr. Pierre Orelus, Assistant Professor in NMSU’s Department of Curriculum and Instruction, has been selected by the University Research Council as the recipient of the Early Career Award for the thirteenth annual University Research Council Award for Exceptional Achievements in Creative Scholarly Activity. Orelus has published 8 books and…
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