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Monthly Archives: July, 2021

  1. Painting of cowboy on a horse who has all four hooves off the ground

    Fourth Annual Cowboy Art Show on View Virtually at Highlands University 

    July 30, 2021 The Ray Drew Gallery at Highlands University has contemporary cowboy art on exhibit in honor of the National Day of the Cowboy. The show is virtual and will be on view through the end of August.   The National Day of the Cowboy was created in 2005 to celebrate both historical and contemporary cowboy culture. The day falls every fourth Saturday…

  2. Close up of a hand with chalk writing a mathematical equation on a blackboard

    Six Highlands Graduate Students Earn a Degree in a Pilot Program in Math Leadership 

    July 28, 2021 Six Highlands graduate students have earned a degree from a new pilot program designed to help improve math education in New Mexico.   The cohort will receive their diplomas in Educational Leadership with a math teacher leader concentration in a small ceremony scheduled for August 4.  Highlands already offered a master’s degree in Educational Leadership but worked in partnership with Los Alamos National Laboratory to…

  3. Woman with a tablet leans over to examine plants in a hemp field.

    Highlands to Offer New Emerging Business Markets Certificate in Industrial Hemp 

    July 19, 2021 This fall, entrepreneurs will be able to enroll in a new undergraduate certificate program at Highlands focused on the business and production of industrial hemp.   Highlands developed the Emerging Business Markets certificate in response to the growth of the industrial hemp industry following the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill, which legalized industrial hemp growing at the federal level. The industry is growing across the U.S.,…

  4. Two women look at a cell phone screen together

    New Program at Highlands University Provides Free Support for Online Learners across New Mexico

    July 15, 2021 Highlands University is launching a free program to provide skills to parents, teachers, and caregivers who are navigating the changing online learning landscape. Highlands is participating in the Technology Learning Support Specialists program with other New Mexico colleges and organizations. As part of the learning support program, instructional mentors will work with…

  5. Highlands Professors Awarded $150,000 Grant for a Raman Microscope

    July 7, 2021 This fall, New Mexico Highlands University will acquire a Raman microscope, giving students an opportunity to use cutting-edge technology. The Raman microscope functions as both a microscope and a spectrometer, which means it can measure things at the micron scale and it can collect light waves to measure variation in physical characteristics…

  6. View of Great Barrier Reef, in Australia, from above.

    Highlands Professor Publishes on the Importance of Indigenous Leadership in Improving Water Quality

    July 1, 2021 Forestry professor Julie Tsatsaros published research about the vital role played by aboriginal people in Australia in the protection and improvement of water quality.   Tsatsaros spent five years in Australia, between 2009 and 2013, where she helped implement a community-led pilot water quality monitoring program in the Tully River basin. The freshwater basin is adjacent to the…