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Monthly Archives: January, 2020

  1. photo of Eric Griffin

    Biology Prof’s Paper Sheds Light on Tree Diversity and Pathogen Resilience

    January 31, 2020 Las Vegas, N.M. –New Mexico Highlands University biology professor Eric Griffin is the first author on a paper that was published in “Diversity” in December 2019, shedding new light on how tree diversity makes trees potentially more resilient to harmful pathogens. “For this paper in ‘Diversity,’ we used a large-scale tree diversity…

  2. Photo of April Kent

    Highlands Kicks Off NEA Big Read Program February 7  

    January 28, 2020 Las Vegas, N.M. – [Update 2.14.19: There will be a change in schedule for the Little Reads events scheduled at the Las Vegas Carnegie Library on the date of February 19 at 2 p.m. The new starting time will be February 19, 3:30 p.m. All other Little Reads events occur as scheduled.]…

  3. New NMHU Admissions Counselors Bring Student Insight

    January 24, 2020 Las Vegas, N.M. – Three new admissions counselors at New Mexico Highlands University bring special insight to their positions, thanks to being Highlands alumni and current students. Jasmine Archuleta, Rebekah Peoble, and Roberto Martínez joined the office of admissions in January 2020. “These three outstanding admissions employees will play a key role…

  4. Lithograph in black and white of a man sculpting a woman's face.

    Highlands Foundation Print and Painting Collection Opens Jan. 24

    January 22, 2020 Las Vegas, N.M. – New Mexico Highlands University presents “Selections from the Highlands Foundation Print and Painting Collection,” an art exhibition in the Burris Hall Gallery at 903 National Ave., with an opening reception Jan. 24 from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition continues through Feb. 14. Highlands fine arts faculty members…

  5. Photo of Sara Jo Mathews from Borracho's Craft Booze and Brews pouring wine for attendees at last year’s “Love and War” chocolate event.

    Highlands’ ‘Love and War’ Chocolate Competition February 6

    January 21, 2020 Las Vegas, New Mexico – Who will win the battle of the best chocolate dessert in Las Vegas? Find out on Thursday, Feb. 6 at 5:30 p.m. when the Highlands Foundation Office hosts a chocolate tasting competition and fundraiser for student success. The Highlands Loves Family “Love and War” event is in…

  6. Photo of two students with computers viewing media projection on the wall of La Posada Hotel.

    Students Create Installation for La Posada Hotel in Arizona

    January 16, 2020 Las Vegas, N.M. – Students at New Mexico Highlands University created a temporary projection installation for La Posada Hotel in Winslow, Arizona that highlights the hotel’s rich railroad history. During one weekend in January, the Highlands University students in the Media Arts and Technology Department designed a montage of typography and maps,…

  7. NMHU Student Angelica Aragon Accepted to UNM Law School

    January 14, 2020 Las Vegas, N.M. – New Mexico Highlands University psychology senior and student government leader Angelica Aragon is headed to law school at the University of New Mexico in August 2020. Aragon, a Mora, New Mexico native, has earned a 4.0 GPA at Highlands and is on track to graduate in May 2020….

  8. Photo: A Highlands University forestry student takes forest management measurements during fieldwork.

    $5-Million Grant To Improve Forest Health in New Mexico and Southwest

    January 13, 2020 Las Vegas, N.M.– The New Mexico Highlands University forestry program joins two other forestry organizations in a partnership to improve forest management in New Mexico and the Southwest, thanks to a five-year $5-million grant from the National Science Foundation. The overall goal of the grant, which extends through 2024, is to improve…