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Monthly Archives: May, 2011

  1. Three Business Students Receive Scholarships from Bloomberg Businessweek

    Three Business Students Receive Scholarships from Bloomberg Businessweek Three New Mexico Highlands University undergraduate business students received scholarships from Bloomberg Businessweek for writing outstanding business case studies.   Ines Molina won the $600 gold scholarship, Desiree Romero won the $400 silver scholarship, and Ashley Bryan won the $200 bronze scholarship. The students will all be…

  2. School of Education Names Outstanding Student Teachers

  3. Salif Mahamane Wins Top Research Award at Regional Psychology Convention

    Salif Mahamane Wins Top Research Award at Regional Psychology Convention New Mexico Highlands University psychology graduate student Salif Mahamane won a top Psi Chi Regional Research Award at the Western Psychological Association annual convention in Los Angeles in May.   Psi Chi is the international honor society for psychology students. Highlands University Psi Chi students…

  4. Geology Graduate Student Rhonda Trujillo Travels to France for Research

    Geology Graduate Student Rhonda Trujillo Travels to France for Research New Mexico Highlands University geology graduate student Rhonda Trujillo will conduct field research this summer on extinct volcanoes in the Chaine du Puys mountains of south-central France through Highlands’ exchange program with Blaise Pascal University.   This is the first year for the exchange program,…

  5. HU Recycling Center Closed Saturdays

  6. Media Arts Students Rianne Trujillo, Arianna Andreatta Receive Seabury Fellowships

    Media Arts Students Rianne Trujillo, Arianna Andreatta Receive Seabury Fellowships Two New Mexico Highlands University media arts students received $2,500 fellowships spring  semester, thanks to the Seabury Foundation and a full match from the university’s foundation.   Spring 2011 graduate Rianne Trujillo and junior Arianna Andreatta were tapped for the honor. They showcased their video…

  7. Hernandez To Graduates: Your Degree Can Show You The World

    Hernandez To Graduates: Your Degree Can Show You The World He has protected presidents and a former pope, met Nelson Mandela and other world leaders and traveled the world.   “If a small town kid like me with a couple of degrees from Highlands University can stand with the president of the United States of…

  8. Humorist to Graduates: Live Beyond Yourself

    Photo: Rick Loffredo/NMHU Slim Randles delivers the keynote address to the Albuquerque and Rio Rancho centers’ commencement ceremony on May 12 at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho. Humorist to Graduates: Live Beyond Yourself There are many people who sit around and wait to see what life brings to them. Cowboys are not those…

  9. Two Archaeology Graduate Students Receive Scholarships for Groundbreaking Research

    Two Archaeology Graduate Students Receive Scholarships for Groundbreaking Research Two New Mexico Highlands University archaeology graduate students received scholarships from the Archaeological Society of New Mexico that will help fund their groundbreaking thesis research.   Jason Nevins and Aaron Roth are the first to conduct in-depth forensic anthropological studies of human remains from the Sangre…

  10. Dr. Roy Lujan Retires After 29 Years of Distinguished Service to Highlands

    Photo Margaret McKinney/Highlands University Dr. Roy Lujan Retires After 29 Years of Distinguished Service to Highlands Dr. Roy Lujan, left, dean of the New Mexico Highlands University College of Arts and Sciences,  talks with anthropology professor emeritus Robert Mishler at Lujan’s retirement reception May 10. Lujan, who is a history and political science professor, gave…

  11. Chemistry Graduate Alexandr Fonari Accepted into Ph.D. Program at Georgia Tech

    Chemistry Graduate Alexandr Fonari Accepted into Ph.D. Program at Georgia Tech New Mexico Highlands University graduate student Alexandr Fonari has been accepted into a Ph.D. program at the Georgia Institute of Technology.   Fonari’s studies at Highlands emphasized computational chemistry. Georgia Tech is one of the leading scientific research institutions in the country and has…

  12. Media Arts Students Create Exhibit for NM Museum of Natural History and Science

    Photo: Sean Weaver/Highlands University Highlands University media arts student Gabriel Garcia discusses his timeline illustration during a presentation at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science.   New Mexico Highlands University media arts students developed the bulk of a new cutting-edge multimedia exhibit, “Emergence: A New View of Life’s Origins,” for the New…

  13. Three BFA Candidates Showing Work

  14. HU Students Present Studies at Emerging Researchers Conference in Washington, D.C.

            HU Students Present Studies at Emerging Researchers Conference in Washington, D.C. Two outstanding New Mexico Highlands University student researchers presented at the Emerging Researchers National Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math in Washington, D.C., with one taking home first prize in the ecology division. Antonio Garcia, a junior majoring in forestry with a…

  15. Renowned Acequia Scholar, Author Dr. Jose Rivera to Speak at HU May 4

  16. HU Soccer, Football Teams Paint Buildings for MainStreet de Las Vegas Facade Squad

    HU Soccer, Football Teams Paint Buildings for MainStreet de Las Vegas Facade Squad The New Mexico Highlands University soccer and football teams turned out in force April 30 to paint warehouses on 12th Street as part of the third MainStreet de Las Vegas Faí§ade Squad project.   Cindy Collins, executive director for MainStreet, said the…

  17. Jessica Gurley Wins Scholarships for Computer Science Conferences in Boston, San Francisco

    Jessica Gurley Wins Scholarships for Computer Science Conferences in Boston, San Francisco New Mexico Highlands University computer science graduate student Jessica Gurley participated in cutting-edge computer science conferences in Boston and San Francisco in April.   Gurley, a 31-year-old Las Vegas native, was awarded full scholarships to attend the Computer Research Association — Women Grad…