Category Archives: Featured Articles

Video from the human-animal interaction

Dr. Chris Blazina – When Man Meets Dog: Attachment, Loss, and the Continued Bond https://youtu.be/qSvgw_qEy2I Dr Gaylene Fasenko – Service Animals & The American With Disabilities Act (ADA) What Mental Health Care Professionals Need to Know – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1oVr6wy1FLE

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Coach Wimberly creates scholarship in memory of his wife Carleene

Retired men’s golf coach Herb Wimberly is fulfilling one of his late wife Carleene’s wishes by establishing a scholarship endowment in the College of Education in her memory. The Carleene Wimberly Memorial Endowed Scholarship will be awarded to a master’s level graduate student in the Counseling and Educational Psychology Department. Carleene Wimberly earned two degrees…
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NMSU’s kinesiology program moves in right direction

Posted: 09/12/2013 on the Las Cruces SunNews by Dana Beasley danab@nmsu.edu Strides are not just being made within New Mexico State University’s human movement laboratories. The kinesiology program, within the Department of Human Performance, Dance and Recreation, is also making advances in terms of enrollment and academic reputation. As one of the fastest growing majors…
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Faculty member helps children understand their emotions

People often think of grade school as the place for learning reading, writing and arithmetic, but is there room to teach children social skills and how to deal with their emotions? Ivelisse Torres-Fernandez, assistant professor of counseling and educational psychology, says yes. Torres came to New Mexico State University in 2008 and along with teaching…
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ISME Celebrates the 40th Anniversary of the flight of Apollo 14

The College’s Institute for Excellence in Math and Science Education celebrated the 40th Anniversary of the flight of Apollo 14 The College’s Institute for Excellence in Math and Science Education, directed by Dr. Susan Brown, celebrated the 40th Anniversary of the flight of Apollo 14 with two days of exciting and well-attended events on the NMSU…
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Brenda Porter Establishes Endowed Scholarship

The father-daughter team of Bob and Brenda Porter is dedicated to NMSU The father-daughter team of Bob and Brenda Porter established the Bob Porter Point Guard Endowed Scholarship in 2007, but that wasn’t the beginning or the end of either’s dedication and generosity to New Mexico State University. The Porters’ dedication to their alma mater…
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Faculty Gaining Technical Know-How

Teachers at all levels will admit that their students are way ahead of them in terms of understanding how to use new technology.   The gap is especially noticeable in higher education.  A recent workshop sponsored by the College of Education with support from the NMSU Learning Games Lab and Apple helped faculty members catch up…
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College of Education Student Ambassadors

The College of Education ambassador organization is an amazing opportunity for students with a desire to help others and promote New Mexico State University. We are looking for outgoing, friendly students with a genuine love for NMSU who want to give campus tours, provide excellent customer service, recruit new students and be positive role models….
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Confucius Institute Speakers Series will be held March 5

The Confucius Institute Speakers Series will present “Perspectives of John Dewey and His Pedagogy” from 1 to 2 p.m. and from 5 to 6:15 p.m. Monday, March 5, in O’Donnell Hall Room 111. Zhang Lili, visiting professor at Pennsylvania State University-Erie, and Candace Kaye, associate professor in the College of Education at NMSU, will give…
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NMSU One of 10 Universities Selected for APLU Minority Male STEM Study

Having created a strong record of achievement in developing STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) programs that focus on recruitment of Hispanic students and enhancement of their academic success, NMSU was recently selected as one of 10 institutions to participate in a study of minority males in STEM fields. The study is funded by the…
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