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Monthly Archives: May, 2013

  1. Highlands Helps MainStreet Paint Historic Buildings

    Photo by Margaret McKinney/Highlands UniversityHighlands University MBA student and MainStreet de Las Vegas intern Eugenia Leonova paints May 25 as part of MainStreet’s ongoing Faí§ade Squad project. Las Vegas, N.M. — New Mexico Highlands students and staff lent a hand again to paint commercial buildings May 25 as part of MainStreet de Las Vegas’ ongoing Faí§ade…

  2. Trudell Film, Poem Home, to Screen in Ilfeld June 1

    Tara Trudell Las Vegas, N.M. — New Mexico Highlands University presents Tara Trudell’s narrative documentary film Poem Home June 1 at 6:30 p.m. in the university’s historic Ilfeld Auditorium at 900 University Ave. Trudell, 44, of Las Vegas is an award-winning filmmaker and poet who will graduate from Highlands University fall semester with a BFA…

  3. Social Work Student Featured in Bloomberg Businessweek

    Gina DeLuca Las Vegas, N.M. — New Mexico Highlands University social work graduate Gina DeLuca was featured in Bloomberg Businessweek for advocating to increase the sub-minimum wage for waitresses. Congress is debating legislation that would increase both the national regular minimum wage of $7.25 per hour and the sub-minimum wage of $2.13 for workers who…

  4. Highlands and State Land Office Sign Agreement

    Photo by Margaret McKinney/Highlands University Highlands University President Jim Fries, left, signs a Memorandum of Understanding May 16 with Commissioner of Public Lands Ray Powell of the New Mexico State Land Office. In the background is Ken Bentson, Dean of Arts and Sciences at Highlands. Las Vegas, N.M. — New Mexico Highlands University and the…

  5. Carpenter Urges Graduates to Persevere

  6. Foundation/Alumni Office Honors Graduates

    Photo by Margaret McKinney/Highlands University New Mexico Highlands University 2013 graduate Shanoaleigh Roseby, right, signs the book that will be placed in a time capsule in the university’s new Student Union Building while fellow graduate Arianna Andreatta waits her turn. Roseby of Portland, Ore., and Andreatta of Trinidad, Colo., both earned BFAs in media arts….

  7. HU Students Create Exhibit for Children’s Museum

    Photo by Rick Loffredo/Highlands University New Mexico Highlands media arts student Roxy Avalos shows Elliot MacCarthy-Jacobs, 3, a panel in The Science of Cities exhibit Avalos and other media arts students designed for the Santa Fe Children’s Museum. Las Vegas, N.M. — New Mexico Highlands University media arts students created a hands-on multimedia exhibit, The Science of…

  8. Higher Education Center Moves Forward

    New Mexico Highlands University School of Education interim dean Belinda Laumbach, left, joins New Mexico State Rep. Jim Trujillo and Santa Fe Higher Education Center director Tina Ludutsky-Taylor at the April 23 groundbreaking for the new HEC building. Las Vegas, N.M. — New Mexico Highlands University representatives joined Santa Fe Higher Education Center officials for…

  9. Cutting-Edge Geospatial Technology Lab Open

      Photo: Rick Loffredo/Highlands University Joe Zebrowski, director of Highlands University’s new cutting-edge Geospatial Technology Laboratory, teaches a workshop about using the latest geographic information systems (GIS) software tools for hydrologic modeling to the New Mexico Office of the State Engineer. The U.S. Department of Agriculture funded the university’s geospatial technology lab and classroom for…

  10. Biology Student Wins First Place for Research

    Las Vegas, N.M. –New Mexico Highlands biology student Marcus Garcí­a won first place for his research at the Western Alliance to Expand Student Opportunities annual conference in Tempe, Ariz. Garcí­a, a 24-year-old Las Vegas native, will graduate May 11 with a bachelor’s degree in biology and a minor in chemistry. “My research focused on identifying…

  11. Students Receive Bloomberg Businessweek Scholarships

    Photo: Margaret McKinney/Highlands UniversityAshley Haprov, left, and Elena Martí­nez were two of four business students awarded Bloomberg Businessweek scholarships on May 1 for writing outstanding business case studies. Martí­nez was tapped for the first-place gold scholarship and Haprov won a second-place silver scholarship. Las Vegas, N.M. — Four New Mexico Highlands University business students received scholarships from…

  12. Professor Andrew Israel Named as Fulbright

    Andrew Israel  Las Vegas, N.M. — New Mexico Highlands social work professor Andrew Israel was named a Fulbright Specialist by the United States Department of State. Israel’s Fulbright service will be this summer at Ndejje University in Kamala, capital of the Republic of Uganda in East Africa. He will advise the university’s administration and social…