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Monthly Archives: January, 2018

  1. Biology Prof’s Fulbright Award to Expand Knowledge of Anaconda Snakes in Brazil

    Las Vegas, N.M. – A New Mexico Highlands University professor’s Fulbright Scholar Award to study green anaconda snakes in Brazil aims to shed light on possible new species of the largest snake in the world, aiding conservation efforts. Highlands biology professor Jesús Rivas will collaborate in his research with Brazilian scientists in 2018 and 2019…

  2. Highlands Offices Move to Make Way for Historic Rodgers Hall Renovation

    Las Vegas, N.M. – The New Mexico Highlands University Business Office and Human Resources Office are now open in the university’s Communications West Building at 901 University Ave. directly across from the university’s historic Ilfeld Auditorium. The two offices are among the university offices relocating to make way for the historic Rodgers Hall renovation slated…

  3. Project Aims to Make Earth Science Approachable

    LAS VEGAS, NM – The general public may more easily understand complex earth science processes thanks to the work of a Highlands researcher and his colleagues around the globe. Highlands geology professor Michael Petronis, along with 17 earth scientists from Europe, the Americas, Africa and Oceana published an article in the December issue of the…

  4. Third annual Highlands Loves Alumni Event Feb. 10

    Las Vegas, NM – Valentine’s Romance – with a cause – will be in the air Feb. 10 from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at the third annual Highlands Loves Alumni event Feb. 10 in the university’s Student Center Ballroom. Proceeds from the free event help fund Highlands scholarships, recruitment activities and help promote a stronger…

  5. Black Violin to Perform at HU

    LAS VEGAS, NM – Two classically trained musicians who blend traditional strings music with hip hop beats will perform at Highlands University’s Ilfeld Auditorium March 2. Musicians Wil B. and Kev Marcus form Black Violin, which creates a distinctive multigenre sound is often described as “classical boom.” Black Violin has shared stages with top names…

  6. Program Offers Activities to Bring the Spanish Language Alive

    Las Vegas, N.M – The New Mexico Highlands University Spanish Program is planning activities for 2018 that aim to bring the language alive through enriching students’ understanding of Hispanic history and culture in Northern New Mexico and the U.S. “We’re offering activities like a field trip to the Taos Pueblo, Hispanic movie nights, guest speakers…

  7. Reading Group to Focus on Social Mobility

    LAS VEGAS, NM – An upcoming reading group at Highlands University will focus on social mobility in the United States. The reading group, led by Highlands professor Rebecca Álvarez, is the latest reading group programs sponsored by the Donnelly Library. The three books in this spring’s reading group are Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a…

  8. HU Business Program Reaccredited for 10-Year Term

    LAS VEGAS, NM – The Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs announced the continued accreditation of New Mexico Highlands Department of Business Administration. The university’s graduate and undergraduate programs have been accredited by ACBSP for 20 years and have remained in good standing since their initial accreditation. “We’ve always been confident in our business…

  9. Josh Turner to Perform at HU

    Las Vegas, NM – Multiplatinum country artist Josh Turner will perform in Highlands University’s Wilson A. Complex Feb. 3. Tickets are on sale online at www.outhousetickets.com or at the university’s radio station, KEDP at 901 University Ave. Turner received several Grammy, Country Music Association, and Academy of Country Music nominations starting with his 2003 platinum-selling…