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Diverse dance styles to be featured during ‘Rhythm Nights’ at NMSU

Date: 04/13/2018 Writer: Adriana M. Chavez, 575-646-1957, adchavez@nmsu.edu Two successful New Mexico State University dance companies will showcase their talented students during the “Rhythm Nights” dance concert April 20-21. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 20, and at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at Rentfrow Hall, 3161 Williams Avenue on the…
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STEM Outreach Center presents at the NMSTE Spring 2018 Meeting

STEM Outreach Center The STEM Outreach Center was invited to present at the NMSTE Spring 2018 Southern New Mexico Chapter Meeting on March 29th. NMSTE is the New Mexico Society for Technology in Education and is a valued affiliate of ISTE. This meeting gave educators the opportunity to engage with other educators, administrators, technologists and…
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STEM Summer Camp Program, Tombaugh Elementary School

Tombaugh Elementary School and our very own NMSU STEM Outreach Center-NM are featured in this video on the National Association of Elementary School Principals’ website. For more information, visit http://afterschool.naesp.org/.

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March 2018 Core Values winner – Gaspard Mucundanyi

We would like to congratulate Gaspard Mucundanyi for winning the March Core Values Dean’s parking spot award.  Gaspard was nominated for the award by exemplifying one or more of the Core Values of the College of Education.  “Gaspard Mucundanyi is a doctoral student and graduate assistant in the Curriculum and Instruction Department.  He exemplifies excellence…
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Game Testing Opportunities at NMSU’s Learning Games Lab

MathSnacks! NMSU’s Learning Games Lab will host fifth-graders to test new Math Snacks games for a half day during Las Cruces Public School’s Spring Break and Spring Holiday. Participants will play our games and discuss their experiences to help us improve gameplay and design. Interested fifth-graders will attend one of our sessions. The dates and…
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NMSU’s Arrowhead Center offers free classroom materials to elementary teachers in NM

Just in time for National Entrepreneurship Week, which takes place this week, a new resource is available to elementary school teachers throughout New Mexico who want a fun and free way to introduce concepts of entrepreneurship and teamwork into their classrooms. Innoventure Jr. – part of the Innoventure suite of K-12 entrepreneurship education programs created…
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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 compete 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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