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Monthly Archives: September, 2012

  1. Faculty Lecture Series Oct. 4 — 5 for Homecoming

    Dick Greene, left, Ester OFearghail, Belinda Laumbach, Carol Linder, Mario Gonzales and Gil Gallegos will present lectue series during this year’s homecoming week.  Las Vegas, N.M. —  New Mexico Highlands University presents a faculty lecture series on a wide variety of topics  Oct. 4 — 5 during homecoming week. The lectures are free and open to the public. The…

  2. Music Faculty Presents Lyrical Passion Oct. 7

    Linda King Las Vegas, NM –  New Mexico Highlands University music  faculty Linda King and Andre Garcia-Nuthmann will present a concert, Lyrical Passion, Oct. 7 at 3 p.m., featuring the music of Schumann, Brahms and Franck. King, a concert pianist, and Garcia-Nuthmann, a tenor vocalist, will be joined by Krzysztof Zimowki, a violinist who is the…

  3. Media Arts Students Present at International Symposium

    Photo: Megan JacobsHighlands University media arts student Shanoaleigh Roseby models one of the high-tech garments the university’s media arts students created that are featured in the International Symposium on Electronic Art. Las Vegas, N.M — Media arts students from New Mexico Highlands University presented their cutting-edge electronic design work at the International Symposium on Electronic…

  4. Department of Music to Perform at Mayor’s Ball

    Karliz de Marco, on stage, and LInda King perform during last year’s Mayor’s Ball at the Plaza Hotel in Las Vegas. Las Vegas, N.M. — The New Mexico Highlands University Department of Music will present a medley of songs from Les Miserables at the 3rd Annual Las Vegas Mayor’s Charity Ball Sept. 29 at the…

  5. ‘God Particle’ Science Talk Sept. 21

  6. Highlands Receives Grant for Geospatial Tech Lab

    Jennifer Lindline and Michael Petronis Las Vegas, N.M. — New Mexico Highlands University was awarded a $300,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture grant that will fund a new cutting-edge geospatial technology lab for advanced map making. Highlands will be the first university in the state to provide this kind of facility for classroom instruction and research….

  7. World Suicide Prevention Day

    Photo Margaret McKinney/Highlands University Corilia Ortega, left, an advocate with the Highlands Campus Violence Prevention Program, shares information about CVVP services with Ashlee Valdez Sept. 10 at the university’s event to mark World Suicide Prevention Day. The university’s Campus Suicide Prevention Program organized the awareness-raising event at Central Park. Ortega is a clinical psychology graduate…

  8. Kosovar Student Chooses Highlands

    Biljana_Nikolic Las Vegas, N.M. —  New Mexico Highlands University welcomed an exchange student from Kosovo this semester through the U.S. Department of State’s Kosovo Undergraduate Exchange Program. The purpose of the exchange program is to advance youth leadership and promote mutual understanding. Biljana Nikolic, 23, is from the small village of Laplje Selo on the…

  9. Rio Grande Rift Talk Sept. 19

    Jennifer Lindline Las Vegas — Highlands University geology professor Jennifer Lindline will lecture Sept. 19 on the evolution of Rio Grande rift volcanism in Northern New Mexico. Her research sheds new light on one of the world’s great continental rifts. The Rio Grande Rift stretches from Leadville, Colo. south to the state of Chihuahua, Mexico….

  10. Applegate-Aguilar Wins Thesis Competition

    Casey Applegate-Aguilar Las Vegas, NM — New Mexico Highlands University clinical/counseling psychology graduate Casey Applegate-Aguilar won the university’s 2011 — 2012 thesis award competition for her groundbreaking research on adolescents. Applegate-Aguilar researched adolescent development in the frontal lobe of the brain responsible for thinking, planning and organizing, which cognitive psychologists call executive function. She tested…

  11. Parents Weekend Sept. 22 — 23 at Highlands

  12. Mareses Present Check to HU Foundation

    Ruth Mares, left, and Ken Mares, right, present a check to Sharon Caballero, executive director of the Highlands University Foundation. The $500 check from the Las Vegas Board of Realtors Community Fund benefits the Territorial Title Endowed Scholarship that the Mares’ established at Highlands in 1997, the year after they purchased the title company. The…

  13. Highlands Marks World Suicide Prevention Day Sept. 10

  14. Career and Internship Fair Sept. 11