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Monthly Archives: February, 2019

  1. West Las Vegas and Robertson High Students Register for HU

    Nazeki Greene, left, a Robertson High School senior, talks with Jane Clark,  Highlands University campus visits specialist about financial aid options. Photo by Rick Loffredo         Las Vegas, N.M. – New Mexico Highlands visited West Las Vegas High and Robertson High students Feb. 27 at their schools for a college application blitz. Local…

  2. María Villarreal Haase, New to Bilingual Education and Spanish Faculty

    Las Vegas, N.M – María Villarreal Haase said it’s a dream come true to be teaching bilingual education and Spanish at New Mexico Highlands University. Villarreal Haase, a veteran college bilingual education professor who started her career as an educator teaching kindergarten through high school Spanish and bilingual education, joined the Highlands faculty spring semester…

  3. Devotional Art Exhibition at Ray Drew Gallery

    Las Vegas, N.M. – New Mexico Highlands presents its annual Northern New Mexico Devotional Art exhibition February 18 to March 29 in the Ray Drew Gallery in Donnelly Library at 802 National Ave. The closing artists’ reception is March 22 from 4 to 6 p.m. “Northern New Mexico devotional art is artistic expression that reflects…

  4. Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular Show at Ilfeld March 1

    Image Courtesy of MEM Productions LLC   Las Vegas, N.M – Highlands University presents a Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular show March 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the university’s historic Ilfeld Auditorium, 900 University Ave. “This is the perfect show for classic rock fans of all ages,” said Donna Martínez, Ilfeld Auditorium manager. “This show combines…

  5. Board of Regents Retreat Friday, March 8

    UPDATE The New Mexico Highlands University Board of Regents retreat scheduled for March 8, 2019 is canceled. The retreat will be scheduled at a later date.   The New Mexico Highlands University Board of Regents will hold a retreat on Friday, March 8, 2019 at 9:00 a.m., in the Margaret J. Kennedy Alumni Hall, 905…

  6. Highlands Hosts Business Ethics Workshop March 1

     Las Vegas, N.M. – New Mexico Highlands University is hosting a free business ethics workshop March 1 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the university’s Student Center, 800 National Ave., Room 322. Las Vegas business community members are welcome at the workshop along with Highlands University business students and faculty. Melanie Zollner, a Highlands…

  7. February 28 Iron Tribe Performance Pour

    Las Vegas, N.M. – Molten metal flung against a wall will burst into a spectacular display of pyrotechnics during Highlands University’s Iron Tribe 2019 performance casting event on Feb. 28 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Students from 10 universities will participate in Iron Tribe 2019. The sparkling highlight of the iron pour performance is based…

  8. Be part of the NMHU website redesign. Your input is vital.

    Las Vegas – Highland University’s web strategy consultant, Chantal Forster, will be on campus Feb. 20 and 21 to give an overview of the website overhaul process to students, faculty and staff; conduct listening sessions; and perform usability studies. Ms. Forster will conduct three listening sessions: Feb. 20, 12 p.m. in Lora Shields Room 265…

  9. President Minner to Speak at Statewide Human Resource Conference

       Las Vegas, N.M– New Mexico Highlands University President Sam Minner is one of the featured speakers at the Society for Human Resource Management of New Mexico’s annual conference in Albuquerque April 1 – 2. The conference aims to help prepare the state’s workforce for 2020. It will also focus upon what business leaders must…

  10. Highlands Welcomes New Website Content Manager

    Las Vegas, NM – As part of President Sam Minner’s top priorities for this fiscal year, New Mexico Highlands University has hired a web content manager and a website consultant to oversee the creation of a new website for the university. Anne Maclachlan has a background in online journalism, print publishing and website content development,…

  11. Thomas Mishler Scholarship Music Recital February 24

    Las Vegas, N.M. – Eleven of Highlands University’s top music students will perform in a free recital February 24 at 3 p.m. in the Kennedy Alumni Hall, 905 University Ave. The program for the Thomas Mishler Scholarship Recital includes a wide variety of musical selections, ranging from Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to Frédéric Chopin and Giacomo…

  12. New Mexico Highlands University Welcomes New Staff

    The following people joined the Highlands family in January:          

  13. Latina Alumna’s Play Produced in Santa Fe

    Las Vegas, N.M. – A play written by Highlands University alumna Patricia Crespin is running in Santa Fe through February 24. We Are Hispanic-American Women…Okay? premiered at Highlands in 2006. It was the Latina playwright’s first play; she is now completing her 12th. Crespin summarized We Are Hispanic-American Women…Okay? this way: “Four generations of women…

  14. Marrujo Accepted to Eight Chemistry Doctoral Program

      Las Vegas, N.M. – A New Mexico Highlands University chemistry graduate has her pick of eight doctoral programs around the country. In December, Santiana Marrujo’s letters of acceptance started rolling in from Ph.D. programs at Notre Dame, Purdue University, Iowa State University, Colorado State University, Brigham Young University, Kansas State University, New Mexico State…

  15. International Iron Tribe Exhibit Showcases Contemporary Cast Iron Art

    Las Vegas, N.M. – Leading international and American contemporary iron artists are featured in a sculpture exhibit that is part of the Iron Tribe 2019 event at Highlands University. The Iron Tribe art exhibit opens February 8 in the university’s Burris Hall Gallery, 903 National Ave. It continues through Friday, March 1 with a closing…

  16. HU Presents Free Vocal Master Class February 13

    Las Vegas, NM – The New Mexico Highlands Department of Music presents a free vocal master class with two world-renowned vocalists on Feb. 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Plaza Hotel Ballroom on the historic Las Vegas Plaza. The vocalists teaching the class are soprano Cynthia Lawrence, a Pavarotti Competition winner who has…

  17. Lula Washington Dance Theatre Performs at Highlands Feb. 15.

    Image Courtesy of Lula Washington Dance Theatre   Las Vegas, N.M – As part of Black History Month, the Arts @HU initiative at Highlands University is sponsoring the Lula Washington Dance Theatre on February 15 at 7 p.m. in the university’s historic Ilfeld Auditorium, 900 University Ave. The Lula Washington Dance Theatre is one of…

  18. New Officers Elected for HU Staff Advisory Senate

      Las Vegas, N.M – The New Mexico Highlands Staff Advisory Senate elected a new slate of officers in January to lead the organization in the new year. Adele Ludi is the new Staff Advisory Senate president. The Highlands alumna is the technology support services manager for Information Technology Services. “The purpose of the Staff…

  19. New Geologic Research Instrument Opens Up Exciting Research Opportunities

    Rick Loffredo/Highlands University   Las Vegas, New Mexico – A new geologic research instrument at New Mexico Highlands University will open up opportunities for student research that will advance knowledge across the science disciplines of geology, chemistry and physics. Thanks to a $550,000 grant from the National Science Foundation, Highlands has added a superconducting rock…