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Monthly Archives: November, 2018

  1. Original Music Concert December 7 in Ilfeld

    Las Vegas, N.M. – The Highlands University Department of Music presents its Original Music Concert Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. in the university’s historic Ilfeld Auditorium at 900 University Ave. The concert features original works written and produced by Highlands University music students in the Music Technology Program and special guest musicians from the Las…

  2. García-Nuthmann Receives Media Praise for Vocal Performance

    Las Vegas, New Mexico – A New Mexico Highlands music professor received media praise for his vocal performance in the New Mexico Bach Society Chorale Winter Solstice concerts in Santa Fe and Albuquerque. Andre García-Nuthmann, a tenor, directs the vocal and choral program in the Highlands Department of Music. He is a longtime member of…

  3. HU Students in Cultural Exchange With Kazakhstan University

    Las Vegas, New Mexico – New Mexico Highlands University students are increasing their cultural understanding of Kazakhstan in Central Asia, thanks to a Spanish professor’s Fulbright-Hays Scholar Award experience in the country in summer 2018. Students in Edgar Vargas Blanco’s Intermediate Spanish as a Heritage Language and Advanced Spanish for Health classes at Highlands are…

  4. Highlands a Navajo Family Tradition for Rushanna Sándoval

      Las Vegas, New Mexico – For Rushanna Sándoval of the Navajo Nation, coming to New Mexico Highlands University is a family tradition with two of her cousins graduating from the university. Sándoval, a junior psychology major, is born into the Zia Weaver clan and Red Running Into the Water clan. Her maternal clan is…

  5. Fine Arts Student Work in Exhibition With Reception December 7

    Las Vegas, New Mexico – The New Mexico Highlands Fine Arts Department presents the 2018 Student Art Show with an artists’ reception Dec. 7 from 4 – 7 p.m. The exhibition is in the university’s Burris Hall Gallery at 903 National Ave. and is already on display. “The student show is a snapshot of what’s…

  6. HU Singers Present Production, A Variety Show, Dec. 1 and 2

    Las Vegas, N.M. – The Highlands University HU Singers present a production titled, A Variety Show, Dec. 1 at 8 p.m. and Dec. 2 at 3 p.m. in  the university’s historic Ilfeld Auditorium, 900 University Ave. The majority of the musical selections include Elton John songs such as “Philadelphia Freedom” and “I Know the Truth.”…

  7. Business Students Participate in Ethics Competition

      Las Vegas, N.M – New Mexico Highlands University business students participated in the Fourth New Mexico Business Ethics Case Competition Nov.  9 – 10 at the University of New Mexico. Students in business faculty Melanie Zollner’s Business Ethics course represented Highlands at the competition. Zollner coached the students for the competition along with business…

  8. HU Student-Athletes Post Strong Graduation Rates

    Las Vegas, New Mexico – Student-athletes at New Mexico Highlands posted some strong graduation rates, according to the NCAA. The NCCA released the Academic Success Rate report in a Nov. 14 news release, referencing graduation rates for the Division II 2008-2011 student-athlete cohort. Some highlights of the report for Highlands graduation rates include: Women’s volleyball…

  9. HU Psychology Professor Works With Farmington Police Department on Research

    Las Vegas, New Mexico – A Highlands University psychology professor collaborated with the Farmington Police Department on research that determines its Victim Advocate Program increases conviction rates. Sarah Tracy, who teaches at the Highlands University Farmington Center, studied the Farmington Police Department victim advocate database to examine domestic violence cases from 2016. “Our major finding…

  10. Social Work Student to Speak November 9

    Las Vegas, N.M. – A social work graduate student at New Mexico Highlands will give a talk about her Washington, D.C. internship Nov. 9 from 12 – 12:50 p.m. in the university’s Student Center at 800 National Ave. Jennifer Smith, the recipient of the Joseph Montoya $5,000 stipend, worked as an intern with the Community…