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Monthly Archives: October, 2013

  1. Career and Internship Fair Nov. 7 for Students and Alumni

    Ron Garcia Las Vegas, N.M. – New Mexico Highlands University’s Office of Career Services will host a career and internship fair Nov. 7 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for the university’s students and alumni. The event will be in the ballroom of the university’s Student Union Building at the northwest corner of National Avenue…

  2. Graduate Student Studies New Mexico Black Bears

    Highlands University biology graduate student Casey Taylor, left, and her adviser, Jésus Rivas, measure the hind foot of a black bear. Las Vegas, NM — A Highlands University biology graduate student is studying black bears that move between wild and urban areas in Northern New Mexico. While urban wildlife like coyotes and raccoons are a growing area…

  3. Trudell Film to Screen at American Indian Film Festival

    Tara Trudell Las Vegas, N.M. — New Mexico Highlands University media arts student Tara Trudell’s documentary narrative film Poem Home will screen at the 38th annual American Indian Film Festival in San Francisco Nov. 1 — 10. The festival is the oldest and most prominent media showcase of its kind in the world. Filmmakers whose…

  4. Gurule Awarded MANA del Norte Scholarship

    Scholarship winner Daniela Gurule, left, and Thomasinia Ortiz-Gallegos, director of the Highlands University centers in Santa Fe and Española.  Las Vegas, N.M. — New Mexico Highlands University business management senior Daniela Gurule was awarded a $1,000 scholarship from MANA del Norte. MANA stands for Mexican-American Women’s National Association, a nonprofit that has worked since 1974…

  5. The House I Live In Documentary Screens Oct. 29

  6. Reid Named Director of Forest Institute

    Kent Reid  LAS VEGAS — After a national search, Kent Reid has accepted an appointment as director of the New Mexico Forest and Watershed Restoration Institute at Highlands University.  Reid has been with the institute since 2007 and has been serving as the interim director since early June. The institute was established to promote practices that…

  7. Hall of Honor Named for Coach Don Gibson

    Margaret McKinney/Highlands University Don Gibson, right, beloved legendary Highlands University football and basketball coach, greets former player James Lott at the dedication of the Coach Don Gibson H-Club Athletic Hall of Honor Oct. 17. Gibson is known for both his stellar success as a football and basketball coach in the 1950s and 60s and for…

  8. College Night Oct. 22 at Abe Montoya Rec Center

  9. Donnelly Library Screens Islamic Art Documentary

    Ester OFearghail Las Vegas, N.M — Highlands University’s Donnelly Library presents a screening of the acclaimed PBS documentary Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. Donnelly Library is at 802 National Ave. and the free public screening will be in Room 141. The 2012 film is narrated by award-winning actress…

  10. Students’ Work to Shine at Highlands Birthday Bash

    Margaret McKinney/Highlands University Media arts senior Derek Gold of Las Vegas hangs a banner in the Student Union Building Oct. 15 for the Highlands 120th Birthday Bash Oct. 18 sponsored by the Highlands University Foundation. Gold is one of 15 students in media arts professor Kerry Loewen’s Surround and Installation class this semester who are…

  11. HU Soccer Team Lends a Hand at City Shelter

      Photo by Sean Weaver New Mexico Highlands soccer forward Andrea Duke plays with Orion, a year-old heeler mix at the Animal Welfare Coalition shelter in Las Vegas. Duke joined her teammates for a morning of volunteer work at the shelter Oct. 12. 

  12. Dating Violence Topic of Oct. 21 Event

  13. Dr. Bell Art Collection Opens Oct. 18 in Kennedy

  14. Homecoming Kicks Off With Sashing Barbecue

    Margaret McKinney/Highlands University Highlands University homecoming queen candidate Devon Allen, left is “sashed” at the annual sashing barbecue Oct. 10, with campus life director Margaret Gonzales doing the honors. Allen is from Philadelphia and is a senior majoring in media arts, with a minor in fine arts. Homecoming continues through Oct. 19, and is jam-packed…

  15. Students Present at Binational Border Health Fair at HU

    Photo Margaret McKinney/Highlands University New Mexico Highlands University exercise and sport sciences students Adrianna Allemand, left of Las Vegas, and Chris Rodela of Ruidiso prepare for presenting their project at the Binational Border Health Fair at Highlands. Las Vegas, N.M. — New Mexico Highlands University exercise and sport sciences students presented projects on obesity and…

  16. Student Presents Research in Sydney, Australia

    Felicia Archuleta  Las Vegas, N.M. — A New Mexico Highlands University natural resource management graduate student was a guest speaker at the 22nd International Grassland Congress in Sydney, Australia Sept. 15 — 19. Felicia Archuleta presented her research paper, Prescribed Fire: A Proposed Management Tool to Facilitate Black-Tailed Prairie Dog, to scientists from throughout the…

  17. HU Music Presents Musica Romantica Oct. 13

    Andre Garcia-Nuthmann Las Vegas, NM – New Mexico Highlands University music faculty Linda King and Andre Garcia-Nuthmann will present a “Musica Romantica” concert Oct. 13 at 3 p.m. King is a concert pianist and Garcia-Nuthmann is a tenor vocalist. Guest musicians for the concert include Krzysztof Zimowski, a violinist and concertmaster for the New Mexico Philharmonic…

  18. Politics as Unusual Show Benefits Ilfeld Auditorium

  19. HU Receives Grant to Expand Geology Lab