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Monthly Archives: May, 2010

  1. Highlands Cutting-Edge Water Harvesting Cisterns Conserve Water, Beautify Campus

    Highlands’ Cutting-Edge Water Harvesting Cisterns Conserve Water, Beautify Campus  New Mexico Highlands University is installing cutting-edge rainwater harvesting cisterns on its main campus, with the latest under construction adjacent to the university’s Centennial Tower Flagship of Diversity on 8th Street.   “We are investing in our infrastructure to both conserve water and beautify our campus…

  2. Six Highlands University Chemistry Students Awarded Paid Summer Research Internships

  3. Michael Petronis Named Professor of the Year at Highlands

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  4. HU Biology Graduate Tania Ruiz Accepted Into Medical School at UNM

    HU Biology Graduate Tania Ruiz Accepted Into Medical School at UNM When she was a young child growing up in Mexico City, New Mexico Highlands University biology graduate Tania Ruiz dreamed of becoming a doctor. She made a major step towards achieving her lifelong goal when the University of New Mexico accepted her into medical…

  5. HU Department of Music Presents ‘Mozart Madness’ May 20

  6. NMHU’s Class of 2010 Graduates

    NMHU’s Class of 2010 Graduates Seventy percent of Highlands University’s graduates May 8 were women.   The capacity crowd at the 2010 commencement ceremony at Wilson Complex cheered the news the day before Mother’s Day.   “What a tremendous and impressive statement,” Highlands President Jim Fries said to applause.   Fries also noted that students…

  7. HU Performing Arts Club Presents ‘A Night of Cabaret at the Moulin Rouge’ May 13 — 15

  8. Kimberly Ann Aragon-Nunez’ Memory Honored With Posthumous Degree

    New Mexico Highlands University President James Fries, right, presents Noel Nunez and his family with a posthumous degree in honor for Kimberly Ann Aragon-Nunez, a NMHU-Rio Rancho graduate social work student at who was killed in an April car accident.

  9. School of Education Opens Upgraded Curriculum Library With Office Space for The Literacy Council

    Photo: Margaret McKinney/Highlands University  Brown Bear, left, a member of The Literacy Council of Northeastern New Mexico, with Highlands University education professors Loretta Salazar and Susan Rumann at the May 5 open house for the School of Education’s remodeled and upgraded curriculum library. The library now houses an office for The Literacy Council. School of…

  10. HU Geology Graduate Accepted into Doctoral Program at University of North Dakota

    HU Geology Graduate Accepted into Doctoral Program at University of North Dakota After Richard Ashu graduates with a master’s degree in environmental geology from New Mexico Highlands University May 8, he is headed for a geology doctoral program at the University of North Dakota.   Ashu’s graduate studies at Highlands University emphasized geophysics. The University…

  11. Hispanic Outlook Magazine Recognizes Highlands for Number of Hispanic Graduates

  12. Two Highlands’ Students Receive Scholarships to Attend National Leadership Conference

    Two Highlands’ Students Receive Scholarships to Attend National Leadership Conference Two outstanding New Mexico Highlands University students will attend the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders, thanks to  scholarships from the American Association of University Women New Mexico.   Yolie Elias and Crystal Montoya will participate in the leadership conference at the University of…

  13. Highlands Students Help Launch Rocket

    New Mexico Highlands professor David Olivas, left, and students Crystal Encinias, Ryan White, April Ortega, and Quang Tran, helped launch a rocket May 4 at Spaceport America. Highlands Students Help Launch Rocket As the 20-foot, 1,100-pound rocket fired gracefully skyward against the backdrop of a New Mexico sunrise May 4, something struck a chord in…

  14. Two Highlands Archaeology Students Accepted into Competitive Forest Service Career Path Program

    Two Highlands Archaeology Students Accepted into Competitive Forest Service Career Path Program  Two archaeology graduate students from New Mexico Highlands University were hired for the U.S. Forest Service Student Career Experience Program.   The program is a highly competitive Forest Service career path program. Adam Fuselier and Adam Clark were the only two students appointed…