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NMSU Kinesiology research tracks physical activity across the lifespan

Eryn Murphy arrived at New Mexico State University as an undergraduate student on a swim scholarship. She initially majored in nutrition with a minor in exercise science, but eventually realized she was more interested in exercise science and switched majors. She quickly fell in love with NMSU’s Department of Kinesiology and Dance. She received her…
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NMSU STEM Outreach Center receives additional funding from APS Foundation for programs in Farmington, N.M.

DATE: 07/25/2017 WRITER: Adriana M. Chavez, 575-646-1957, adchavez@nmsu.edu CONTACT: Susan Brown, 575-646-1397, susanbro@ad.nmsu.edu For the second time in two years, the Arizona Public Service Foundation has awarded New Mexico State University’s STEM Outreach Center a generous grant that will provide hundreds of students in Farmington, New Mexico, with after-school extended science, technology, engineering and mathematics…
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Mathematically Connected Communities Opening Doors for HS Students to Continue their Education at NMSU

Authors: Sara Morales & Terri Sainz for MC2 Mathematically Connected Communities (MC2) in partnership with Creative Media Institute (CMI) has been opening doors for high school students to pursue a degree at New Mexico State University and seek majors in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM); teaching; journalism; and creative media fields.  MC2, a New…
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NMSU Kinesiology and Dance department recognized for 17th straight year

DATE: 11/23/2016 WRITER: Adriana M. Chavez, 575-646-1957, adchavez@nmsu.edu CONTACT: Joseph Berning, 575-646-3660, jberning@ad.nmsu.edu The Department of Kinesiology and Dance at New Mexico State University recently received a three-year recognition from the National Strength and Conditioning Association, marking the 17th consecutive year the department has received the recognition. This month, NSCA officials determined the undergraduate Strength…
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SOAR Lab allows student research, aids programs

LAS CRUCES – A group of students at New Mexico State University are getting hands-on experience with research that will benefit not only their overall learning experience, but the learning experiences of those utilizing outreach programs offered by the university. Six undergraduate and graduate students from various disciplines are working at the STEM Outreach Alliance Research…
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Rankings site lists NMSU among top online Educational Leadership doctoral programs

DATE: 09/29/2016 WRITER: Adriana M. Chavez, 575-646-1957, adchavez@nmsu.edu CONTACT: Azadeh Osanloo, 575-646-5976, azadeh@nmsu.edu The Educational Leadership doctoral program in the Department of Educational Leadership and Administration at New Mexico State University’s College of Education has been ranked as one of the top in the country by Educational Leadership Degree Programs, a national rankings website. “We…
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Research shows NMSU’s Math Snacks games improve student learning

Darrell J. Pehr, For the Sun-News 7:32 p.m. MDT June 25, 2016 LAS CRUCES – Spectacular flames shoot out of the exhaust pipes on a “monster” school bus as the sixth-grade driver races through neighborhoods, picking up friendly aliens and smashing glass flasks filled with a creepy green potion sitting in the middle of the…
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Teachers learn from students during NMSU MathLab summer program

Elementary, middle and high school students in 17 classrooms across New Mexico, including New Mexico State University, are helping their teachers improve their teaching skills by participating in the NMSU Mathematically Connected Communities, or MC2, MathLab this week. Students participated in a scavenger hunt Monday at O’Donnell Hall as part of the MC2 MathLab summer…
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NMSU sees first graduates in Spanish counseling minor program

Four graduate students at New Mexico State University’s College of Education were the first to graduate with a Spanish counseling minor when they received their degrees May 14. Another graduate student in the minor’s first cohort will receive her degree this summer. The five students were also recognized during a short ceremony May 11 hosted…
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More than 30 families attend free cleft palate clinic at NMSU

More than 30 families with children born with a cleft lip or palate got the chance to receive free medical care Friday, March 11, at a multidisciplinary clinic hosted by New Mexico State University’s Edgar R. Garrett Speech and Hearing Clinic. Families in southern New Mexico were eligible to attend the clinic and see specialists…
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