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Monthly Archives: March, 2013

  1. Grant to Fund Studies of Native Wildlife

    Jésus Rivas Las Vegas, N.M. — New Mexico Highlands University was awarded a $10,000 grant to research the impact of restoration activities at the Rio Mora National Wildlife Refuge and elsewhere in New Mexico have had on native wildlife.   The environmental protection, conservation and restoration division of CITGO, a petroleum company, awarded the research…

  2. Filmmaker Maureen Gosling to Teach at HU in April

    Maureen Gosling  Las Vegas, NM — Acclaimed documentary filmmaker, editor and director Maureen Gosling will teach at Highlands University April 1 — 12 through the university’s Nina Telsa Ballen Visiting Artist Program. Gosling will also present a lecture and lead a discussion April 1 after a free community screening of the documentary Smokin’ Fish. The…

  3. HU Students Present at Researchers’ Conference in D.C.

    Las Vegas, N.M. — Two outstanding New Mexico Highlands University students presented at the Emerging Researchers National Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math in Washington, D.C., with one winning second place in the ecology division. Antonio Garcia, a graduating forestry senior from Wagon Mound, N.M., won the award for his geographic information system study…

  4. Fiesta de la Hispanidad March 23 in Ilfeld

  5. Bookstore Opens in New Student Center

    Margaret McKinney/Highlands Jamie Baca stacks books in the Highlands University bookstore in the university’s new Student Center at 8th and National. Baca, a 23-year-old social work sophomore from Las Vegas, said she loves the way the bookstore is so open and filled with light. The bookstore, atrium and convenience store on the first floor of…

  6. Míºsica de Amor Recital March 24

    José Daniel Apodaca Las Vegas, NM –  The New Mexico Highlands University Department of Music presents Míºsica de Amor, a recital of Spanish music March 24 at 3 p.m. Music professor Andre Garcí­a-Nuthmann, a tenor vocalist, and guest vocal soloist José Daniel Apodaca, a baritone, will perform bolero music popular in Spain, Mexico, Cuba and…

  7. Iron Tribe 2013 at Highlands

    Photo Margaret McKinney/Highlands University An iron artist stokes the furnace during the New Mexico Highlands University performance casting event March 7. The performance was part of Iron Tribe, a biannual event fine arts professor David Lobdell established that has gained an international reputation. The event also included an iron art exhibit featuring the work of…

  8. International Women’s Day Celebration March 8

  9. Donnelly Library Awarded Grant for Muslim Collection

    April Kent Las Vegas, N.M — New Mexico Highlands’ Donnelly Library was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities grant that includes the Muslim Journeys collection of materials. Highlands was the only university in the state to receive the collection of 25 books, four films, and other resources that introduce the public to the complex…

  10. Senate Approves Sanchez, Martinez as Regents

    Las Vegas, N.M. — The New Mexico Senate approved Leveo V. Sanchez’ reappointment to the New Mexico Highlands University Board of Regents on March 4 and also approved biology student Michael J. Martinez as the new student regent. In February, Gov. Susana Martinez reappointed Sanchez to serve a second term on the Board of Regents…

  11. Las Vegas Music Students Featured in Band Fest