Monthly Archives: December, 2020

  1. Partnership Provides Bus Service Between Mora and Las Vegas

    LAS VEGAS, NM – A ten-month pilot project for a bus route between Holman, New Mexico and Las Vegas will begin Dec. 17 thanks to a partnership between Highlands University, the city of Las Vegas, Mora County and Luna Community College. The North Central Regional Transit District’s Blue Bus will service 11 stops along the…

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    Student Teachers Overcome Pandemic to Succeed in Virtual Education

    December 14, 2020 Las Vegas, N.M – Student teachers from New Mexico Highlands University didn’t let the pandemic and the need for virtual education stop them during the fall semester, 2020, completing their training with excellence as demonstrated by improved K-12 student test scores and receiving teaching job offers. “Our student teachers stepped up and…

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    Ali Arshad Publishes on New Mexico Economy and COVID-19

    December 10, 2020 Las Vegas, N.M. – The 2020 pandemic poses a grave danger to the New Mexico economy and increases the potential unemployment rate throughout the state, according to a New Mexico Highlands University business professor’s study. Economic professor Ali Arshad’s research will be published in the International Journal of Business and Economic Perspectives later this…

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    Music Students Earn Recording Industry Certification 

    December 9, 2020 Las Vegas, N.M. – The Highlands University Department of Music is celebrating the accomplishments of students who earned Avid Pro Tools certification. Pro Tools is the industry standard software used in professional recording studios. Avid Pro Tools certification serves as a validation of a person’s expertise and is recognized by top music,…

  5. Lydia Gonzales, 3D Art Project, Salvador Dalí

    Virtual Fall Exhibit December 10 for Media Arts and Technology

    December 8, 2020 Las Vegas, N.M – New Mexico Highlands University media arts and technology students will showcase their work in the department’s annual fall exhibit, which will be virtual this year. This year’s web-based virtual exhibition in the McCaffrey Historic Trolley Building is using the platform Gather.Town and will be available online beginning Dec….

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    Julie Tsatsaros Publishes on Improving Water Quality Near Great Barrier Reef

    December 2, 2020 Las Vegas, N.M. – New Mexico Highlands University forestry professor Julie Tsatsaros published research that highlights water quality improvement for the Wet Tropics in Australia adjacent to the Great Barrier Reef, with an Aboriginal organization playing a key role. Tsatsaros is the lead author on the paper in the scholarly journal, Water,…