Monthly Archives: February, 2014

  1. HU Student Aims for 2016 Olympics

    Las Vegas, N.M. — The Sochi Winter Olympic flame was extinguished Feb. 24, but New Mexico Highlands University has its own Olympian with her sights set on the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.   Jessie Bates, a taekwondo athlete, wore the red, white and blue for the USA team in the 2010 Singapore…

  2. International Women’s Day Celebration March 6

  3. HU Offices Decorate Doors for Heart Month

    Margaret McKinney/Highlands University Highlands University junior Peter Castillon, a psychology major/Spanish minor, puts the finishing touches on the Recruitment Office’s door for American Heart Month in February. Castillon, a 20-year-old from Indio, Calif., is a student ambassador and work-study student in recruitment. He designed the recruitment door and decorating was a team effort. Door decorating…

  4. HU Singers Present Grease Musical Feb. 28, March 1

  5. HU Sigma Xi Named for Excellence

    Maureen Romine The New Mexico Highlands University Sigma Xi Chapter was named one of the top chapters in the world for this honorary research society. The university’s chapter was tapped for the Sigma Xi Chapter of Excellence award, an honor earned by only two-to-three percent of the organization’s global network of more than 520 chapters…

  6. Thomas Mishler Scholarship Recital on February 23

  7. Chemistry Student Awarded Research Internship in Paris

    Katie Hamann Las Vegas, N.M. — New Mexico Highlands University chemistry junior Katie Hamann will be conducting cutting-edge laser research at top universities in Paris this summer through a National Science Foundation internship program. Hamann is one of only 12 undergraduate chemistry students in the country selected for the Optics in the City of Lights…

  8. Piano Works by Russian Masters Concert Feb. 21

  9. Donnelly Library Offers Spring Reading Group

  10. National Printmaking Exhibit at Highlands Feb. 10 — 22

    Photo: Margaret McKinney/Highlands University World-renowned Navajo artist Melanie Yazzie’s original prints from left, Learning Through Touch” and “They Help Us,” are part of the Print, Printed, Printing exhibit at Highlands through Feb. 22. Las Vegas, N.M. — New Mexico Highlands University presents Print, Printed, Printing, anoriginal fine art printmaking exhibit featuring contemporary national and international artists, Feb. 10…

  11. New VP of Academic Affairs Reaches Out to Campus

    Photo: Margaret McKinney/Highlands University Teresita Aguilar, right, Highlands University’s new vice president of academic affairs, talks with environmental science major Marí­a Belen Muro and history professor Kristie Ross at a Feb. 6 reception in Aguilar’s honor. Las Vegas, N.M. — The New Mexico Highlands University campus community turned out to meet Teresita Aguilar, the university’s new provost and vice president…

  12. Meet New Vice President of Academic Affairs Feb. 6

  13. Cirque Zuma Zuma Wows Crowd at Ilfeld

    Margaret McKinney/Highlands University African performing artists from Cirque Zuma Zuma wowed a packed crowd at Ilfeld Auditorium Feb. 4. The acclaimed Zuma Zuma is the only performance troupe of its kind in the world. It showcases African culture through rhythmic high-energy performances in traditional dance, acrobatics, tumbling and more choreographed to African music. The university’s…

  14. Works by Dia Atman in Ray Drew Gallery

    Photo: Margaret McKinney/Highlands University Las Vegas artist Dia Atman’s exhibit I Sing the Body Eclectic is in the Ray Drew Gallery through Feb. 16, with an artist’s reception Feb. 16 from 2 — 4 p.m. Las Vegas, N.M. — The New Mexico Highlands University Ray Drew Gallery presents Dia Atman’s exhibit I Sing the Body Eclectic through…