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Monthly Archives: April, 2008

  1. Student of the Year

  2. Highlands professor invited to Washington

  3. Rosina Conde entertains Highlands community

    NMHUPhoto/Rick Loffredo. Rosina Conde, the last speaker of the Chicano/a literature symposium, sings to Highlands faculty, staff and students, April 24, in Ilfeld Auditorium.  Conde closed off the lecture series with stories and ballads from the 60s and 70s.

  4. Denise Chavez lecture

  5. Alumni Golf Tournament

  6. Support Services Award banquet

    New Mexico Highlands academic advisor Kenneth Yara, right, gives Matthew Trujillo, an international business major, the Super Initiative Award April 24 during the annual Student Support Services Award banquet. The banquet recognized exceptional students, staff and tutors in the university’s Trio Program.

  7. Mother’s Day Mariachi concertNew Mexico Highlands’ Ilfeld Auditorium will feature A Mother’s Day Mariachi May 11 at 2 p.m.

  8. PUT ON THE RITZ WITH THE NMHU JAZZ CHOIR

    The NMHU Jazz Choir will be “Puttin’ on the Ritz” in Ilfeld Auditorium May 2 at 7:30 p.m. Directed by André Garcí­a-Nuthmann, the singers will present a program of sophisticated Broadway tunes by such giants as Irving Berlin, Cole Porter and the Gershwins, along with traditional spirituals.      The presentation will be enlivened by several…

  9. Geology receives software grant

  10. Remembrance Run successful

  11. Student Art Show

    The biannual New Mexico Highlands Student Art Show will be on display in the university’s Burris Hall gallery through May 1. “New Mexico Highlands has a long tradition in the arts,” said art professor David Lobdell. “We have a good crop of students in this show — they’re interesting people, and they make interesting work.”The…

  12. Environmental geology receives grant

    Environmental geology students and faculty at New Mexico Highlands University are collaborating with researchers from Ireland and France on geologic rifts thanks to a recent grant from the National Science Foundation. “To me, it’s important not just to teach the fundamentals of geology, but to have students learn how to communicate and work with people…

  13. School of Education receives grant

  14. Highlands students remember Virginia Tech

    Photo by Sean Weaver/NMHUNew Mexico Highlands students Levell Lee, left, and Tiffany Neeley observe a moment of silence April 17 at the university’s Central Park to commemorate the anniversary of the campus shooting at Virginia Tech. On April 16, 2007, Virginia Tech student Seung-Hui Cho killed 32 people and wounded several others before committing suicide,…

  15. National Library Week

    NMHU Photo Rick Loffredo. As part of National Library Week, Highlands Mariachi Vaqueros de la Sierra performed for patrons of Donnelly Library on the New Mexico Highlands University campus. The library staff also provided free refreshments to visitors during the event.

  16. President Jim Fries talks with high school students and their families

  17. SWING WITH THE BAND

    Lively numbers by Chuck Mangione, Duke Ellington, Dean Sorenson and Dizzy Gillespe will ring Ilfeld Auditorium during the Swing and Latin pulse of the New Mexico Highlands University Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble in a concert on April 18 at 7:00 p.m. Featured pieces include Fly Me to the Moon, Caravan and Birdland. This semester’s…

  18. Dr. Gonzales-Berry speaks on Chicano/a literature

    Dr. Erlinda Gonzales-Berry speaks to Highlands faculty, staff and studentsApril 10 at Ilfeld Auditorium. Gonzales-Berry, who spoke about Chicano/aliterature, is the fifth speaker of a lecture series that will continuethrough the end of April.

  19. Concert Choir to perform Singing Sondheim

    The New Mexico Highlands Concert Choir will perform works by one of America’s most distinguished Broadway composers and lyricists for its spring program April 20 at 3 p.m. in Ilfeld Auditorium. directed the program, Singing Sondheim, will include a wide variety of selections from such well known musicals as “Sweeny Todd”, “A Funny Thing Happened…

  20. Science students participate in research

    New crystal growth equipment in New Mexico Highlands’ Department of Science will open the doors for research collaboration around the region, according to university officials. New Mexico Highlands unveiled its new single-crystal x-ray diffractometer March 20 by highlighting projects conducted with the equipment by researchers from Los Alamos Laboratories, the New Mexico Institute of Mining…