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Monthly Archives: February, 2013

  1. Alumnus Joe McCaffrey Recognized at Legislature

    Joe McCaffrey Las Vegas, N.M. — The New Mexico Legislature declared Feb. 27 “Dr. Joe McCaffrey, Jr. Day” to recognize the scientific achievements of the distinguished New Mexico Highlands University alumnus. State Sen. Pete Campos introduced the senate bill to honor McCaffrey, who lives in Las Vegas and is a part-time physics professor at Highlands….

  2. Social Work Student Jesse Davila Tapped for Honor

    Jesse Davila Las Vegas, N.M. — An outstanding New Mexico Highlands University social work student was named Student Social Worker of the Year by the National Association of Social Workers New Mexico Chapter. Jesse Davila, a member of the San Ildefonso Pueblo, has earned a 3.95 GPA and will graduate from Highlands with his BSW…

  3. LUNAFEST Women’s Film Festival March 7 in Ilfeld

  4. Iron Tribe Art Exhibit Returns to HU

    Photo: Margaret McKinney/Highlands UniversityDavid Habicht’s iron sculpture of the Dalai Lama is part of the Iron Tribe Exhibit at Highlands University through March 9. Las Vegas, N.M. — New Mexico Highlands University presents Iron Tribe, a contemporary iron art exhibit featuring local, national and international artists, Feb. 18 – March 9. Other public iron art…

  5. Thomas Mishler Scholarship Recital March 3

  6. Forestry Major Jauregui Earns $45,000 Scholarship

    Juan Jauregui  Las Vegas, N.M. — Outstanding New Mexico Highlands University forestry major Juan Jauregui received a $45,000 scholarship funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. This is the first scholarship awarded at Highlands as part of a $300,000 USDA grant the university garnered in 2012 to establish a cutting-edge geospatial technology lab for advanced…

  7. Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals Forum Feb. 15.

  8. Media Arts Students Travel to Cuba for Cultural Exchange

    New Mexico Highlands University media arts graduate student Mariano Ulibarri  photographed this night image of the historic capitol building in Havana, Cuba during a student cultural exchange in January. Las Vegas, N.M. — Six New Mexico Highlands University media arts students traveled to Havana, Cuba in January for a cultural exchange that included creating three-dimensional…

  9. Outstanding Forestry Student Tapped for National Honor

    Antonio Garcia Las Vegas, N.M. — An outstanding New Mexico Highlands University forestry major is one of 10 college students in the country to be tapped for the honor of Federal Service Student Ambassador for the U.S. Forest Service. The Partnership for Public Service named Antonio Garcia as an on-campus resource to promote forest service…

  10. Country Music Star Matt Mason in Ilfeld Feb. 16

    Matt Mason Las Vegas, N.M. — New Mexico Highlands University presents rising country music star Matt Mason in concert Feb. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the university’s historic Ilfeld Auditorium, 900 University Ave. In 2011, Country Music Television honored Mason as the ‘Next Superstar’ in country music. The acclaimed singer-songwriter’s national visibility and fan base…

  11. College Night Feb. 12 at Abe Montoya Rec Center