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Monthly Archives: January, 2014

  1. Geology Postdoctoral Fellow Zeigler Publishes Audiobook

    Kate Zeigler  Las Vegas, N.M. — New Mexico Highlands University geology postdoctoral fellow Kate Zeigler published an audiobook aimed at making geology accessible and telling the story of planet Earth. The Modern Scholar published Zeigler’s audiobook, The Geology Story, of four CDs and eight lectures. “Geology is often thought of as simply the study of…

  2. Students Turn Out for Stalking Awareness Event

    Margaret McKinney/Highlands University Highlands University freshman Jacob Baca, center, and David Cuevas, right, get information about the Jan. 28 educational scavenger hunt the Campus Violence Prevention Program organized for Stalking Awareness Month. Baca is a forestry major from Los Lunas, N.M. and Cuevas is a pre-engineering major from Coachella, Calif. At far left is Corilia…

  3. Cirque Zuma Zuma from Africa in Ilfeld February 4

    Las Vegas, N.M — New Mexico Highlands University presents Cirque Zuma Zuma from Africa Feb. 4 at 7 p.m. in the university’s historic Ilfeld Auditorium, 900 University Ave. Cirque Zuma Zuma is the only performance troupe of its kind in the world and has toured for sell-out crowds in Europe, Australia and the United States….

  4. Media Arts Graduate Featured in MAKE Magazine

    William Grassie Las Vegas, N.M. –New Mexico Highlands University media arts graduate William Grassie was featured in MAKE magazine for his cutting-edge thesis project that created a three-dimensional photographic model that will help guide the restoration of the historic trolley building in Las Vegas. Grassie’s article, “Quadcopter Photogrammetry,” details how he developed his novel idea…

  5. HU Marks Stalking Awareness Month With Outreach

  6. Henry O. Sanchez Scholarship Honors Local Legacy

    Jayme Quintana and Connie Trujillo Las Vegas, N.M. — Jayme Quintana is the first New Mexico Highlands University student to be awarded the new Henry O. Sanchez Scholarship in memory of the New Mexico coaching legend and former Las Vegas mayor who died in 2011. Sanchez was a beloved basketball coach and educator at New Mexico…

  7. Forestry Program First to be Accredited in New Mexico

  8. Spring Semester Begins at HU

    Margaret McKinney/Highlands University Daniel Sanabria reviews his course schedule in Donnelly Library on the first day of spring semester Jan. 13 at New Mexico Highlands University. Sanabria is from Thermal, Calif. and is a sophomore with a double major in mathematics and computer science.

  9. Teresita Aguilar is New Highlands Provost

    Teresita Aguilar Las Vegas, N.M. — Teresita Aguilar is the new provost and vice president of academic affairs at New Mexico Highlands University. She replaces Gilbert Rivera, the university’s former vice president of academic affairs who retired in December 2013 after many years of service to the university. Aguilar, a graduate dean in the Office…

  10. Christopher Thomson Exhibit in Burris Hall

    Courtesy photo by David Fenton Las Vegas, N.M. — New Mexico Highlands University presents the Christopher Thomson art exhibit Forged Sculpture — Steel and Bronze from Jan. 7 — Jan. 29 in Burris Hall Gallery, with an artist reception and gallery talk Jan. 24 from 4 — 6 p.m. The gallery is at 903 National…