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Monthly Archives: December, 2013

  1. Students Win Top Awards for Robotic Research

    Miguel Maestas  Las Vegas, NM — Two New Mexico Highlands University computer science students received top awards from the Santa Fe Institute for their cutting-edge three-dimensional robotic vision system research. Graduate student Miguel Maestas won first place for graduate research and senior Jared Leyba won first place for undergraduate research at the Santa Fe Institute’s…

  2. Prof Speaks About Benefits of Women’s Friendships

    Ruthy Watson  Las Vegas, N.M. — New Mexico Highlands health education professor Ruthy Watson spoke at the TEDxABQ Women 2013 event Dec. 5 about the important wellness benefits of women’s friendships. TED, which stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design, is a nonprofit that formed in 1984 as a clearinghouse of free knowledge from the world’s…

  3. Anthropology Prof Publishes Groundbreaking Research

    Warren Lail Las Vegas, N.M. — New Mexico Highlands University anthropology professor Warren Lail published groundbreaking research that is the first to find evidence of human occupation of the Cimarron Archaeological District of northeastern New Mexico between A.D. 1415 and 1495. Lail used cutting-edge luminescent dating technology to analyze soil compacted in an ancient human…

  4. Students Receive Bloomberg Businessweek Scholarships

    Photo: Margaret McKinney/Highlands UniversityBusiness students Sam Roybal, left, and Gregory Siqueiros and Joseph Mascarena were awardedBloomberg Businessweek Scholarships Dec. 5 for writing outstanding business case studies. Roybal was tapped for the first-place gold scholarship.   Las Vegas, N.M. — Three New Mexico Highlands University business students received scholarships from Bloomberg Businessweek for writing outstanding business case…

  5. Alumni Association Scholarship Fundraiser Dec.12

  6. World War II Navajo Code Talker to Present Dec. 7

  7. Deadline Dec. 15 for Literary Magazine Submissions

    Daniel Martí­nez  Las Vegas, NM — The deadline for submitting entries for the New Mexico Highlands University Picayune Literary Magazine is Dec. 15. Each spring, graduate students in the Department of English graduate produce Picayune, which features national and international submissions of short fiction, poetry, flash fiction of no more than 250 words, and black-line…

  8. HU Singers Present ‘And All That Jazz’ Dec. 6, 7