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Monthly Archives: August, 2012

  1. Gomez Awarded Media Arts Scholarship

    Elizabeth Gomez and Pete LeRoy Las Vegas, NM — New Mexico Highlands University student Elizabeth Gomez was awarded a $1,000 scholarship in memory of the late Bryan “Dutch” Cokeley, a media arts student who died in 2008. Gomez, a Las Vegas resident who graduated from Robertson High School in 2003, is a senior with a…

  2. Golden Dragon Acrobats in Ilfeld Sept. 16

    LAS VEGAS – New Mexico Highlands University presents the Golden Dragon Acrobats Sept. 16 at 3 p.m. in the university’s historic Ilfeld Auditorium, 900 University Ave. For more than 30 years, the Golden Dragon Acrobats have dazzled audiences around the world with shows of breathtaking skill and spellbinding beauty. They are considered the premiere Chinese…

  3. Immigration Forum at Highlands Aug. 29

  4. Fall Semester Begins at Highlands

      Photo: Margaret McKinney/Highlands University Mariah White, a Highlands University junior biology major from Surprise, Ariz., studies at the Achieving in Research Math and Science center on campus Aug. 22. White, 20, is also a middle hitter for the Cowgirl volleyball team. Fall semester started at Highlands on Aug. 20. 

  5. Rehab Counseling Program Receives Accreditation

    Doug Main  Las Vegas, N.M. — The New Mexico Highlands University School of Education’s Rehabilitation Counseling Program received official notice of accreditation from the Council on Rehabilitation Education. The accreditation is for eight years, the maximum level possible. The Rehabilitation Counseling Program at Highlands is the only master’s degree program of its kind in New…

  6. Author, Journalist Writes Cowboy Code for Highlands

    Slim Randles Las Vegas, N.M. — Award-winning author and journalist Slim Randles wrote a Cowboy Code this summer for New Mexico Highlands University’s students. “I was delighted and honored to be asked to write the Cowboy Code for Highlands,” Randles said. “Real cowboys live by the code that enables them to be kind, loyal, honest,…

  7. Renowned Poet, Daughter at Ilfeld August 19

    Tara Tudell Las Vegas, N.M — World-renowned poet John Trudell will join his poet daughter, New Mexico Highlands University student Tara Evonne Trudell, on stage at Highlands University’s historic Ilfeld Auditorium Aug. 19 at 5 p.m. for an evening of spoken word and poetry. Ilfeld Auditorium is at 900 University Ave. John Trudell is also…

  8. Fries Joins Football Team in Annual Run

    Photo by Sean Weaver/NMHU New Mexico Highlands President Jim Fries, in blue shirt, joins the HU football team Aug. 9 in the traditional run from the university stadium to H Hill near the interstate. 

  9. Tour Highlights Wildfire Concerns in Gallinas Watershed

    Photo: Margaret McKinney/Highlands UniversityNew Mexico Forest and Watershed Institute Director Andrew Egan, center, talks during an Aug. 6 Gallinas River watershed tour the institute organized for community leaders. Anna Rael-DeLay, left, field representative for U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, and Bob Lineback, right, forester and wildfire specialist, were among the 21 people who participated in the…

  10. Student Presents Research at Prestigious Conference

    Aaron Roth Las Vegas, NM — A New Mexico Highlands University anthropology graduate student is the first to do in-depth, cutting-edge forensic research on the origins and death of a man archaeologists call Urraca Man.  Aaron Roth will present his master’s thesis findings on Urraca Man Aug. 9 — 12 at the Pecos Conference, a…

  11. Media Arts to Offer Courses at Museum in Albuquerque

    The Emergence exhibit at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Las Vegas, NM — Through a new partnership with the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, the New Mexico Highlands University Media Arts Department will begin offering courses onsite at the museum in Albuquerque beginning Aug. 27. The courses include…

  12. Alumni Winery Tour August 11

  13. Three Students Receive AAUW Scholarships