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Monthly Archives: November, 2015

  1. Original Music Concert Dec. 4 in Student Union Building Theatre

    Las Vegas, N.M. – The Highlands University Department of Music presents an Original Music Concert Friday, Dec. 4, at 7 p.m. in the Student Union Theatre, 800 National Ave. The concert features original works written and produced by Highlands University music students, many of whom are in the Music Technology Program. The musical styles include…

  2. Biology Prof Helps Brazilian University Launch Yellow Anaconda Research

    Las Vegas, N.M. – A Highlands University biology professor helped Brazilian researchers launch a study of yellow anacondas aimed at ecosystem conservation in the largest tropical wetland in the world. Highlands biology professor Jesús Rivas is internationally known for his research on anacondas. In October, he led the Brazilian Moto Grosso University expedition to study…

  3. New Center for Teaching Excellence Open House Draws Crowd

         

  4. New MFA for Media Arts Expands Students Employment Opportunities

    Media arts students will have expanded employment opportunities thanks to a new degree program at Highlands University. The new Master of Fine Arts degree in media arts and cultural technology is the first terminal degree in Highlands University’s history. A terminal degree is the highest degree awarded in a particular field. “Because this MFA is…

  5. Sixth Graders Visit Highlands for Science Day

    Sixth grade students from West Las Vegas Middle School watch a chemistry demonstration by Gabriel Lovato, left, for a STEM Day at Highlands Nov. 12. Lovato is a senior pre-health major from Las Vegas, New Mexico, and a member of the university’s American Chemical Society chapter. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and math. ARMAS…

  6. HU Singers Present Jazz and Laughs November 21, 22

    Las Vegas, N.M. – The Highlands University HU Singers will present Jazz and Laughs Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 22 at 3 p.m. in the university’s Ilfeld Auditorium, 900 University Ave. Andre García-Nuthmann, director of the Highlands choral and vocal program, will direct the musical production and accompany on piano. Don Evans is…

  7. Photography Exhibit of Life, Land and Culture of Canyon de Chelly

      Las Vegas, N.M. – Highlands University presents the photography exhibition Crossing Between Worlds: Life, Land, and the Culture of Canyon de Chelly. The exhibition of Charles Winters’ photographs continues through Dec. 11 in the Kennedy Alumni Hall, 905 University Ave., with an artist and curator reception Nov. 23 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m….

  8. Native American Week Celebrated

       

  9. New Center for Teaching Excellence Open House November 20

    Las Vegas, N.M. – Increasing student success through ongoing faculty development is the aim of the new Center for Teaching Excellence at Highlands University. There will be an open house at the Center for Teaching Excellence Nov. 20 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., with opening remarks at 10 a.m. The center is in the…

  10. Highlands Honors Veterans at Veterans Day Ceremony

      Highlands University criminal justice sophomore and U.S. Navy veteran Christopher Potter delivers a speech Nov. 11 at the Veterans Day Ceremony sponsored by the university’s Alumni Office. Potter served three tours of active duty from 2009 – 2013 as an aviation boatswain’s mate during Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, and Operation New Dawn….

  11. New Reading Group Tackles Higher Education Issues

      Las Vegas, N.M. – Trends and issues in higher education are the focus of a new Big Ideas Reading Group at Highlands University. The reading group is a joint initiative of the Office of the President and the Faculty Senate. This semester, the Big Ideas Reading Group read Aspiring Adults Adrift: Tentative Transitions of…

  12. Jazz Ensemble Concert November 13, Madrigal Choir Concert November 21

    Las Vegas, N.M. – The Highlands University Department of Music presents two concerts in November featuring jazz and Christmas songs. The Highlands University Jazz Ensemble performs Nov. 13 a 7 p.m. in the Student Union Building Ballroom, 800 National Ave. The Highlands Madrigal Choir performs “Canciones de Navidad y Amor,” Songs of Christmas and Love,…

  13. Highlands To Honor Veterans at November 11 Ceremony

    Las Vegas, N.M. – Highlands University will honor local veterans at a Nov. 11 Veterans Day ceremony at 2 p.m. at the university’s Centennial Park. The Highlands Alumni Office is sponsoring the event. Centennial Park is at the southwest corner of National Avenue and 8th Street. Light refreshments will be served. “Highlands recognizes that we…

  14. Record Number of Students Participate in Fall Career Fair

         

  15. Media Arts Students Capture World War II Vets Memories in Video Oral Histories

        Las Vegas, N.M. – The war memories of 18 New Mexico World War II veterans were captured in video oral histories before their stories are lost forever, thanks to the work of two Highlands University media arts students. Jacob Erickson and Ivana Vidal from Highlands produced the videos for the New Mexico History…

  16. Concert Choir Performs Cherubini Requiem November 8

    Las Vegas, N.M. – The Highlands University Concert Choir will perform Luigi Cherubini’s Requiem Nov. 8.  The concert will be at 3 p.m. in the university’s historic Ilfeld Auditorium at 900 University Ave. “I’m really excited about this concert because we have never performed any of Cherubini’s music in Las Vegas,” said Andre García-Nuthmann, director…

  17. Halloween Costume Contest Fun

     

  18. Campus and Community Turn Out for Out of the Darkness 5K

         

  19. Career Fair Nov. 4 for Students and Alumni

    Las Vegas, N.M. – Forty employers will be at Highlands University Nov. 4 looking to hire the university’s students and alumni. The free Career and Internship Fair will be from 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom, 800 National Ave. “Career fairs provide students and alumni with an opportunity to meet in…