Monthly Archives: November, 2007

  1. Miss Native American Pageant

    Photo by Sean Weaver/NMHUDancers from the Albuquerque-based Dineh Tah’ Navajo Dance Troupe perform the ribbon dance Nov. 29 at the Miss Native American Pageant at New Mexico Highlands University.

  2. Rodgers Administration decorates

    New Mexico Highlands President Jim Fries puts the final touch on a Christmas tree in Rodgers Administration Building.

  3. All Student Recital at Kennedy Lounge

    New Mexico Highlands music student Devin Barad rehearses for an upcoming Music Department all student recital. The free recital will be in the university’s Kennedy Lounge Dec. 3 at 6 p.m.

  4. Student Art Show

    Forget the primaries. Forget Super Tuesday.  The important voting will be in New Mexico Highlands University’s Fine Arts Building.  The top picks in this semester’s student art show, currently on display in Burris Hall’s gallery will be determined by popular vote.  The winners in each category, painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics and jewelry, as well…

  5. Music Dept. presents “Songs of Hispania”

    The Highlands University Department of Music will present “Songs of Hispania” in Ilfeld Auditorium on December 2 at 3:00 p.m. André Garcí­a-Nuthmann will conduct the Madrigal Choir with Elizabeth Bunch at the piano. The chorus will begin with a group of haunting and rhythmic Sephardic folksongs sung in Ladino, the dialect spoken by Spanish Jews….

  6. Student Multimedia display at Los Alamos Public Library

    A New Mexico Highlands University student multimedia display on the origins of life opened Nov. 19 at the Mesa Public Library in Los Alamos. The opening accompanied a lecture by noted biophysicist Harold Morowitz. The display, which began as a Highlands University Media Arts class project and was further developed by graduate students Lauren Addario…

  7. Important information regarding course evaluations

    Students and Faculty: A reminder that beginning Monday, November 19, access to online Student Course Evaluations will be available through Banner Self-Service, via NMHU’s homepage. Evaluations are open to all registered students. Responses and comments will remain confidential. To access evaluations: Go to www.nmhu.edu ; click on the “Student Course Evaluation” link under “In the…

  8. School of Education appeals finding

    New Mexico Highlands is appealing a decision from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, an accrediting agency for the university’s School of Education. A team from the council, or NCATE, visited the university’s School of Education during the fall of 2006, saying the department made improvements since the team’s 2004 visit, but the…

  9. Four faculty members awarded tenure

    Four New Mexico Highlands University faculty members were awarded tenure at NMHU Board of Regents meeting Nov. 9 at the Rio Rancho campus. They were Edward Martinez of the Natural Sciences Department, Erika Derkas of the Behavioral Sciences Department and Helen Blythe and Donna Woodford-Gormley of the English Department. Martinez has been an assistant professor…

  10. Sigma Xi Chapter Award

    The New Mexico Highlands University Chapter of Sigma Xi, a scientific research society, recently won a national award for its student research fund program. The award was given at Sigma Xi’s national meeting Nov. 2 in Orlando. “Being recognized at the national level for a job well done is important, particularly since we are a…

  11. Donnelly Library features latest in technology

    The New Mexico Highlands University Thomas C. Donnelly Library not only doubled its initial size as it was expanded to 59,000 square feet in 1997, but it also features the latest in technology where patrons can access information at any time. Although the exterior and interior of the library is quite remarkable, the resources available…