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Monthly Archives: January, 2022

  1. Image of the book "Shakespeare in Cuba" authored by Donna Woodford Gormely with statue of Hamlet on the cover

    Highlands University Professor Donna Woodford-Gormley Publishes Book about Shakespeare in Cuba 

    January 28, 2022 Donna Woodford-Gormley, an English professor at New Mexico Highlands University, has published “Shakespeare in Cuba: Caliban’s Books” and will be giving a reading as a part of the Highlands Speaker Series and in conjunction with the Highlands Gender & Women’s Studies Brown Bag Lecture series at 12 p.m. on Friday, March 4…

  2. Team members from the New Mexico Watershed and Forest Restoration InstituteNew Mexico gather with foresters in the Gila National Forest to discuss catastrophic wildfire mitigation

    Forest Restoration Institutes to Receive $20 Million for Wildfire Mitigation and National Database

    January 26, 2021 Three institutes working to improve forest health and reduce catastrophic wildfires in the West will get a $20 million financial boost from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act passed by Congress in November. The funding will help expand a vegetation treatment database nationwide and measure the effectiveness of forest treatments. The funds…

  3. Highlands University Enhances Free Program Offering Micro Courses for Online Learners  

    January 24, 2022 (Leer este artículo en español) A free online learning program offered by New Mexico Highlands University and sponsored by other New Mexico colleges and organizations has some new features to enhance user experience.   When school and work moved online at the beginning of the pandemic, Highlands University stepped in to offer…

  4. New Mexican Historical Artifacts on View at Highlands University Ray Drew Gallery 

    January 14, 2022 An exhibition featuring TT Hagaman’s Southwest Collection, which includes a wide range of historical artifacts from across New Mexico, is open to visitors in the Highlands University Ray Drew Gallery through Feb. 18, 2022.   The Rarities of New Mexico Territory exhibition includes artifacts such as illustrative oil paintings, old newspapers, Thomas Mullarky’s early twentieth century Native American photographs, and furniture—including the…

  5. Image of COVID-19 Virus

    New Mexico Highlands University Adopts Updated COVID Protocols 

    January 11, 2022 New Mexico Highlands University is implementing new COVID protocols to ensure the safety of all students, staff, and faculty on campus.   These changes are being implemented at on the main campus and the Highlands University centers in an effort to curb the spread of the Omicron variant, but leadership at the university anticipates that these measures will help to keep the campus…

  6. Professors at New Mexico Highlands University Publish Research on Diversity and Inclusion in the Classroom 

    January 6, 2022 Four professors at New Mexico Highlands University have published recent research articles in national education journals assessing a variety of strategies needed to implement culturally sustaining classroom instruction.   In 2018, findings from the Yazzie/Martinez v. State of New Mexico lawsuit determined that public education in the state was lacking the funding and quality programming needed to…

  7. Highlands University Professor Sebastian Medina Publishes Research on the Effects of Arsenic and Uranium on Human Health 

    January 4, 2022 Sebastian Medina, biology professor and alumnus of Highlands University, is on a roll. In 2021 alone, he published eight research articles and one book chapter that investigate the correlation between arsenic and anemia, and the effects of arsenic and uranium on immune system disorders.  Medina, who began teaching at Highlands University in the fall of 2020, said…