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Faculty retreat with Dr. Kevin Kumashiro

The College of Education brought external consultant, Dr. Kevin Kumashiro to facilitate discussions at a faculty retreat for developing the mission/vision, organization and governance structure, and a time line for implementation of the new School of Teacher Preparation, Administration and Leadership.

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SEMAA Spaceport Professional Development

STEM Outreach Center Twenty instructors attended SEMAA Spaceport Professional Development to kick off the Spring 2018 semester. This Professional Development was presented by the STEM Outreach Program staff. Instructors ranged from 6th to 8th grade. Instructors in 6th grade learned that they will be teaching students about adobe structure building and the effects of earthquakes…
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NMSU researchers receive mini-grants for interdisciplinary projects

Eight wide-ranging interdisciplinary projects by New Mexico State University researchers were awarded with Interdisciplinary IMPACT Mini-Grants in December. Funded through a partnership between NMSU’s Provost Dan Howard and Interim Vice President for Research Luis A. Vázquez, the Mini-Grants Program is designed to stimulate interdisciplinary research projects that will build a foundation of collaboration among NMSU…
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54 New Mexico robotics teams compet for spots at VEX world championship

By Ali Linan, Las Cruces Sun-News Published 6:00 p.m. MT Feb. 10, 2018 | Updated 7:29 p.m. MT Feb. 10, 2018 LAS CRUCES – Digit is eager, curious and weird because “being normal is overrated.” Built by the all-girls Vista Middle School robotics team — Vista Girl Power — Digit was one of 54 robots…
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Partnership creates opportunities for local students

by Jessica Salopek, For the Sun-News Published 2:06 p.m. MT Feb. 10, 2018 LAS CRUCES – On an average day at the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine, visitors will see medical students hustling between classes and huddled in study groups. They might also find students much too young to be enrolled in medical school. That’s…
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STEM Outreach Center – Project GUTS

Teachers from the Gadsden School District were invited to attend a day-long professional development given by the STEM Outreach Center, to fine tune their computer programming skills. Teachers learned how to use Starlogo Nova, a client-based modeling and simulation software that allows teachers and students to create 3D simulations for understanding complex systems. By the…
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Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social (MALCS)

On Friday, six prominent advocates and leaders of Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social, the professional organization of Women Active in Letters and Social Change, visited NMSU to speak about the need for an increase of Chicanas/Latinas and indigenous women in higher education. The panel was sponsored by the NMSU College of Arts and…
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February 2018 Core Values winner – Sarah Ramos

We would like to congratulate Sarah Ramos for winning the February Core Values Dean’s parking spot award. Sarah was nominated for the award by exemplifying one or more of the Core Values of the College of Education. Sarah has been an outstanding Program GA for the Counseling Psychology program as well as in the Training…
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Three generations of DeMund family pursue degrees at NMSU

Tiffany Acosta, For the Sun-News Published 2:58 p.m. MT Feb. 3, 2018 LAS CRUCES – A cross-country road trip to California in 2002 started the DeMund family’s journey to New Mexico State University. When the family was looking to relocate from the United States Virgin Islands and continue their academic studies, the DeMunds remembered travelling…
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Congratulations Dr. Salazar Pérez

Curriculum and Instruction – Early Childhood Education It is a pleasure for the us to share the news that Dr. Michelle Salazar Pérez has one of the Most Read Education Research Articles of 2017. (see http://www.aera.net/Newsroom/AERA-Announces-Most-Read-Education-Research-Articles-of-2017#RRE). “These articles exemplify the high quality of scholarship being published by American Educational Research Association (AERA) and being produced…
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