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Monthly Archives: March, 2015

  1. Regents Honor Track Team for Third Place Finish at NCAA Nationals

    March 30, 2015 The Highlands University Board of Regents honored the Women’s Indoor Track and Field team March 30 for the teams’ third place finish at the 2015 NCAA DII National Championships in Birmingham, Ala. – the highest placing national finish of any sports team since Highlands joined the NCAA in 1992. Pictured from the…

  2. Dino-Light Electroluminescent Theater in Ilfeld April 9

    March 25, 2015 Las Vegas, N.M – Highlands University presents the Dino-Light theatrical show of dramatic electroluminescent creatures that light up the darkness April 9 at 6:30 p.m. in the university’s historic Ilfeld Auditorium, 900 University Ave. Corbian Visual Arts and Dance created Dino-Light and performs this unique and visually dazzling show. The production tours…

  3. March 30 Public Forum To Explore Student Community Partnerships

      Las Vegas, N.M. – A public forum March 30 will explore more opportunities for Highlands University students to contribute to the Las Vegas community. The forum will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Charlie’s Bakery & Cafe, 713 Douglas Ave. Light refreshments will be served. The forum is part of Highlands Vision 2020…

  4. Fiesta de la Hispanidad March 27 in Ilfeld

    March 23, 2015 Las Vegas, N.M. – The 21st Annual New Mexico Highlands University Fiesta de la Hispanidad brings music and dance center stage to Ilfeld Auditorium March 27 at 6 p.m. “Over the past 21 years, fiesta has earned its place in the community as a beloved and valued celebration of Hispanic culture,” said…

  5. HU Student Develops Cough Monitor for Children With Cystic Fibrosis

    March 19, 2015   Photo: Miles Tokunow Highlands graduate student Rianne Trujillo tests her cough monitor prototype for children with cystic fibrosis in media art’s software systems design classroom at the Natural History Museum in Albuquerque.   Las Vegas, N.M. – A Highlands University graduate student developed the first prototype for a wearable cough monitor…

  6. Mental Health Events March 23 – 26 Dispel Common Myths

    March 19, 2015 Las Vegas, N.M. – Highlands University presents a series of free public events March 23 – 26 aimed at dispelling common myths about mental illness and raising awareness about mental health resources on campus. The university’s Center for Advocacy, Resources, Education and Support (CARES) is sponsoring the week of activities. “When we…

  7. 3 HU Regent Nominees Confirmed

      Las Vegas – The New Mexico State Senate voted March 13 to confirm two Highlands University alumnae and a student to serve as new members on the university’s Board of Regents. LouElla Marr-Montoya of Las Vegas and Sandra Turner of Clovis were named to serve six-year terms that end Dec. 31, 2020. New Mexico…

  8. Highlands Celebrates International Women’s Day

    March 8, 2015 Photo Margaret McKinney/Highlands University Lauren Harris, a sociology junior who minors in women’s studies, was the emcee for the International Women’s Day Celebration at Highlands March 5. Harris was also one of the students to read original poetry and led a panel discussion, “Black Girls Matter.” The university’s Women’s Studies Program, Women’s…

  9. Iron Tribe 2015 at Highlands

    March 8, 2015 Photo Margaret McKinney/Highlands University An iron artist creates a firestorm of molten iron during the Highlands University performance casting event March 5 attended by a record-breaking crowd. The performance was part of Iron Tribe, a biennial event fine arts professor David Lobdell established in 2001 that has gained an international reputation. Iron…

  10. International Women’s Day Celebration March 5

    March 2, 2015 Las Vegas, N.M. – An International Women’s Day Celebration at Highlands University March 5 aims to raise awareness and inspire social activism on issues ranging from challenges facing African American women today to reproductive justice. Highlands University students will be at the heart of the celebration, whether they are reading original poetry,…