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Monthly Archives: December, 2008

  1. Highlands University Math Instructor Discovers Asteroid, Names it Sapello

    When New Mexico Highlands University math instructor Carlos Martinez was star gazing as a child from his home in Sapello, he never dreamed that one day he would discover an asteroid and get to officially name it the Sapello asteroid.  The night sky in Sapello, 12 miles north of Las Vegas, is known for the…

  2. Media Arts Show

      Robots join in the excitement of this semester’s Media Arts student exhibition Dec. 8.

  3. NMHU’s “Almas de la Plaza” Video Art Public Opening Dec. 13

    New Mexico Highlands University’s Media Arts Program video project, “Almas de la Plaza — Spirits of the Plaza,” will open on Dec. 13 at 6:30 pm at historic Las Vegas Plaza Park; the free public event includes refreshments.  This cutting edge multi-video art installation is a first of its kind for Las Vegas.  It explores…

  4. Native American Pageant

    The Winter Buffalo Dance may have been the key to Kaylina Abeyta’s victory.  Kaylina Abeyta, a member of the Ohkay Owingeh tribe, was crowned Miss Highlands University Native American Queen during the third annual Native American Pageant at Sala de Madrid last week.  She replaces outgoing Queen Courtney Hudson.  Abeyta wowed the audience with the…

  5. Light Parade

    New Mexico Highlands University’s student ambassadors add to the holiday cheer of this year’s Light Parade in Las Vegas.

  6. NMHU Staff Make Rodgers Shine for the Holidays

    Each December Highlands University staff who work in Rodgers Administration Building decorate it for a festive holiday feeling.  Delia Roybal of accounts payable ties a bow on one of the trees in the lobby.

  7. NMHU’s Bilingual Social Work Students Study at University of Chihuahua

    Thirteen students from New Mexico Highlands University’s one-of-a-kind Social Work Bilingual/Bicultural Master’s Program completed a successful exchange with the University of Chihuahua School of Social Work in Mexico this fall.  The students experienced eight days of language, academic and cultural exchange, including a rigorous 40-hour clinical practicum, social work courses at the University of Chihuahua,…

  8. Miss NMHU Native American Pageant Dec. 4

    The third annual Miss NMHU Native American Pageant will be Dec. 4 in Highlands University’s Sala de Madrid Building.  The pageant includes performances and the crowning of the 2008-2009 Native American Queen.  General admission tickets are $5, free for students with a valid ID, $2 for students without a valid ID and free for children…

  9. HU Singers present A Tim Burton Christmas

    The HU Singers will perform “A Tim Burton Christmas” Dec. 5 and 6 at 8 p.m. in New Mexico Highlands’ Ilfeld Auditorium.  The program features musical numbers from of The Nightmare Before Christmas and The Corpse Bride.  The Nightmare before Christmas, a stop-motion movie tells the story of Jack Skellington, a being from Halloween Town…