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Monthly Archives: March, 2014

  1. Students Work With Ballen Scholar Yolanda Domí­nguez

    Photo: Margaret McKinney/Highlands UniversityYolanda Domí­nguez, left, a visiting Ballen scholar and Spanish artist and professor, works with Highlands media arts senior and Las Vegas native Brianna Alderete on her pose for the Posesperformance art installation. Las Vegas, N.M. — New Mexico Highlands University media arts students are working closely with visiting professor and artist Yolanda Domí­nguez…

  2. Sex-Signals Production April 1

  3. Las Vegas Music Students Featured in Band Fest April 3

    Edward Harrington Las Vegas, N.M — Music student from Las Vegas school districts and New Mexico Highlands University will share a common stage April 3 for Band Fest 2014. The concert will be at 7 p.m. in Highlands University’s historic Ilfeld Auditorium, 900 University Ave. “The audience will have the chance to see and experience…

  4. Chemistry Student to Present Solar Cell Study

    Sergiu Draguta Las Vegas, N.M. — New Mexico Highlands University chemistry student Sergiu Draguta will present a nano-crystal solar cell study at the international Materials Research Society Spring Meeting and Exhibit April 21 — 25 in San Francisco. In May, Draguta completes his master’s in chemistry from Highlands. He has excelled academically — earning a…

  5. Fiesta de la Hispanidad March 28 in Ilfeld

  6. Biology Prof to Give March 24 Talk on Spermatogenesis

  7. Renowned Artist, Activist to Visit HU

    Yolanda Domí­nguez Las Vegas, N.M. — Yolanda Domí­nguez, a world-renowned visual and performance artist and social activist from Spain, will present her first street art installation in the United States during a visit to New Mexico Highlands University March 24 — April 4. Domí­nguez is at Highlands thanks to the university’s Ballen Visiting Scholar Program….

  8. Nacho Jaramillo Art Exhibit in Burris Hall

    “Sabio” by Nacho Jaramillo Las Vegas, N.M. — New Mexico Highlands University presents the Nacho Jaramillo portrait art exhibit Caras Masacaras: Drawings and Paintings in the Burris Hall Gallery, with an artist’s reception March 20 from 5 – 7 p.m. The gallery is at 903 National Ave. The exhibit continues through March 21. Jaramillo is…

  9. Campus Life Sponsors BMX Show

    Margaret McKinney/Highlands University Eric Trombley of the AGA BMX professional bicycle motocross team performs a stunt at Highlands University’s Central Park March 17. The Office of Campus Life sponsored the BMX show, which is part of the National Guard’s “Bring Your A Game to School” program. Sgt. 1st Class David Muñiz, a native of Las…

  10. Highlands Presents Dr. Bell Fine Art Print Lecture Series

  11. Student Union Achieves LEED Gold for Green Building Practices

    Las Vegas, N.M – New Mexico Highlands University’s new Student Union Building was certified as LEED Gold for its state-of-the-art green building features like ground-source technology to help heat and cool the building and large computerized external shades that maximize natural light while helping regulate building temperature. The 67,000-square-foot student union opened in Spring 2013…

  12. University’s Research Park Hires First Chemistry Student

    Las Vegas, N.M. — New Mexico Highlands University chemistry graduate student Greg Rael is the first student to work full time as a chemist for the university’s Research Park. The Research Park includes two university enterprises: Highlands Stable Isotopes and ZeenKleen. Highlands University chemists developed and patented a process called ZeenKleen,® the safest hydrazine abatement…

  13. Students Design National Hispanic Cultural Center Exhibit

    Highlands University media arts students Jonathon Lujan and Eli Menchaca designed the title wall and other elements for the Getting Up Pa’L Pueblo art exhibit at the National Hispanic Cultural Center.  Las Vegas, N.M. — Two New Mexico Highlands University media arts students designed the Getting Up Pa’L Pueblo exhibit that opened Feb. 28 to acclaim at…

  14. HU Singers Present Crowd-Pleasing Grease Production

    Margaret McKinney/Highlands University Highlands University students Autumn Woods and Michael Rascon belt out the finale song “You’re the One that I Want” during the HU Singers crowd-pleasing production of the popular musical Grease on Feb. 28 and March 1 in Ilfeld Auditorium. Woods played the lead role of Sandy while Rascon led as Danny. The…