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Monthly Archives: February, 2015

  1. International Iron Tribe Exhibit Showcases Contemporary Cast Iron Art

    February 20, 2015     Fine arts professor David Lobdell stands with his cast iron art piece “Binary Mandala.” Lobdell established Iron Tribe at Highlands in 2001. Photo: Margaret McKinney/Highlands University Las Vegas, N.M. – Leading international and national contemporary iron artists are featured in an art exhibit at Highlands University that is part of…

  2. Community, Alumni Have Chance to Join Professors at Tropical Biosphere Reserve

    February 18, 2015 Highlands University biology professors Jesús Rivas and Sarah Corey-Rivas are pictured in Los Tuxtlas Biosphere Reserve in June 2014. Las Vegas, N.M. – Community members and alumni will have the chance to join two Highlands University biology professors on an expedition this summer to the tropical Los Tuxtlas Biosphere Reserve near Veracruz,…

  3. Queen of England Honors Alumnus for His Education Initiative in Cameroon

    February 12, 2015 Highlands alumnus Joannes Paulus Yimbesala, at the far upper right in orange, makes the sign for “up with school,” along with children at the Fujua government school in Fundong, Cameroon. To Yimbesala’s left is his twin brother, Joannes Petrus.   Las Vegas, N.M. – The Queen of England will honor a Highlands…

  4. Thomas Mishler Scholarship Recital on February 22

    February 13, 2015   Las Vegas, N.M. – Nine of Highlands University’s top music students will perform in the Thomas Mishler Scholarship Recital Feb. 22 at 3 p.m. in the Kennedy Alumni Hall at 905 University Ave. The program includes a wide variety of musical selections, ranging from Bach and Debussy to Broadway musicals like…

  5. French Geologist and Ballen Scholar to Shed Light on Local Geology

    February 11, 2015 Benjamin van Wyk de Vries   Las Vegas, N.M. – An international expert in volcanology from France will shed light on local extinct volcanoes during a series of public talks at Highlands University beginning Feb. 17. New Mexico has the most extinct volcanoes on the North American continent and Benjamin van Wyk…

  6. Music Faculty Concert Feb. 20 Features 19th and 20th Century Pieces

    February 5, 2015 Las Vegas, N.M. – A “Flores and Friends” music faculty concert at Highlands University Feb. 20 features 19th and 20th century music ranging from romantic to avant-garde compositions. The concert showcases clarinet and saxophone pieces performed by Yasmin Flores, new to the music faculty, as well as pieces with longtime music faculty…

  7. “Art of Being a Spectator” Theatrical Performance February 10

    February 2, 2015 Las Vegas, New Mexico – Highlands University presents French playwright, actress and director Isabelle Kessler in a one-person theatrical performance Feb. 10 that gives the audience a chance to explore the active and artistic role they play as spectators. “The Art of Being a Spectator” is a free public performance at 7…

  8. Highlands Embarks On Planning Initiative to Increase Enrollment

    February 2, 2015   Margaret McKinney/Highlands University Highlands provost and vice president of academic affairs Teresita Aguilar talks at the Jan. 28 kick-off event for the university’s strategic planning process. From the left are steering committee members Gene Parson, West Las Vegas Schools superintendent; Margaret Young, School of Business, Media and Technology dean; Arturo Marlow,…