Monthly Archives: June, 2021

  1. Highlands Launches New Online Professional MA in Cultural Resource Management Program

    June 30, 2021 Ongoing demand for project management training in Cultural Resource Management (CRM) led Dr. Orit Tamir, professor of cultural anthropology at New Mexico Highlands University, to design a new online master’s program for professional anthropologists. In addition to providing comprehensive training, this new master’s in CRM will help graduates earn higher salaries in…

  2. Free STEAMM Day Camp for Local Middle School Students

    June 29, 2021 Middle school students from Las Vegas and Mora will have a chance to learn to fly fish, tie flies, and make art in free, three-day science, technology, engineering, art, music, and math, or STEAMM, camp.  The camp will run on July 20, 21, and 22. Registration is open now and closes on July…

  3. Online Criminology Master’s Program to Launch Fall Semester

    New Mexico Highlands University’s brand-new Master of Arts degree in criminology is ready to begin enrolling students for the fall semester. Designed to provide students with a comprehensive academic foundation, the program will help professionals working in criminal justice and social service fields to pursue federal jobs, gain promotions, and increase their salaries.   The criminology program will be offered through Highlands University’s Department of…

  4. NSF Grant to Study Microbes and Tree Diversity

    Las Vegas, N.M. – New Mexico Highlands University is a partner in a National Science Foundation grant that will explore how microbes like fungi and bacteria influence forest diversity and health. The four-year NSF grant is for $913,236 and will involve a partnership between scientists from Highlands, the University of Maryland and the Smithsonian Environmental…

  5. Professor Recognized for GLBTQ Advocacy

    Las Vegas, NM – As PJ Sedillo stood on the pitcher’s mound, he was “scared as heck.” All eyes, it seemed, were on him as Sedillo held the baseball in his hand, ready to make the first pitch in the minor-league matchup between the Albuquerque Isotopes and the Las Vegas, Nevada Aviators. There was a time…