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Monthly Archives: July, 2017

  1. Highlands a National Leader in Boosting Students Social Mobility and Earnings

    Las Vegas, N.M –  New Mexico Highlands University is one of the leading colleges in the country for boosting its students’ social mobility, according to the Brookings Institution. In a study published in July 2017, the Brookings Institution ranked Highlands 19th among 342 four-year public teaching colleges nationwide that help push students up the income…

  2. HU Homecoming Sept. 8 – 17

    Las Vegas, N.M. – New Mexico Highlands University’s homecoming festivities begin early this year, kicking off Sept. 8 and continuing through Sept. 17. The theme this year is “Highlands Home Field Advantage – Blazing New Trails” in recognition of the the successful campaign the Highlands Foundation conducted to replace the university’s 14-year-old artificial football field…

  3. Susan Chavez New Financial Aid Director

    Las Vegas, N.M. – Susan Chavez knows firsthand the power financial aid has to help achieve a higher education with most of her 11 siblings completing degrees, thanks in part to financial support from New Mexico. Chavez, a Bloomfield, New Mexico native, is the new financial aid director for New Mexico Highlands University. “My siblings…

  4. Professor Publishes Albuquerque Gay Pride Book

    Las Vegas, N.M – A Highlands University special education professor earned national recognition for his book which is the first to chronicle the gay pride movement in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Paul James, “PJ,” Sedillo and his 2017 book, Solidarity Through Pride: LGBT Pride in Albuquerque 1976 – 2016,” were featured in USA Today’s Faces of…

  5. Reflections of the West Exhibit Opens August 4 in Kennedy Alumni Hall

    Las Vegas, N.M. – New Mexico Highlands University presents the art exhibit, Reflections of the West, featuring artists such as nationally known sculptor Duke Sundt, with an opening reception Aug. 4 from 4 – 7 p.m. The free exhibit, which coincides with Las Vegas Heritage Week, is in the university’s Kennedy Alumni Hall at 905…

  6. Students in Media Arts Create Manhattan Project Exhibits for Bradbury Science Museum

    Las Vegas, N.M – Visitors to the Bradbury Science Museum will experience the history of the Manhattan Project in a visually compelling way, thanks to new multimedia exhibits created by New Mexico Highlands University students. The interactive exhibit, Manhattan on the Mesa: Manhattan Project Properties at Los Alamos, opens July 14 at the museum at…

  7. Students in Anthropology Explore Famous Native American Archaeological Sites

    Las Vegas, N.M. – New Mexico Highlands University students explored some of the most famous Native American archaeology sites in the world like Chaco Canyon and Mesa Verde during a summer field experience. The students in anthropology professor Warren Lail’s course, World Heritage Archaeology of the American West, experienced 13 sites in 17 days, from…