Monthly Archives: October, 2022

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    NMHU’s Santos-Medina wins prestigious AMP award

    Non-traditional NMHU biology student’s research takes home top prize  LAS VEGAS, NM – New Mexico Highlands University biology major Laura Santos-Medina’s research poster won first place at the New Mexico Alliance for Minority Participation (NMAMP) conference on Friday, October 7, in Las Cruces, NM. The poster, which explains the influence of arsenic on various blood…

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    Free Community COVID Testing Continues at NMHU

    New Mexico Highlands University continues to offer twice-weekly COVID testing in Melody Park for the campus and Las Vegas community. The free testing is held on Tuesdays from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and Thursdays from 2 until 3:30 p.m. “Testing started in the fall of 2021 and will continue as long as we can,” said…

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    Fire- and Flood-related Assistance

    LAS VEGAS, NM — The Mora-San Miguel Long Term Recovery Group (LTRG) has paired with Neighbors Helping Neighbors (NHN) at New Mexico Highlands University to assist those affected by the recent fire and water disasters. The two groups – which share many of the same volunteers – have been collecting information on specific unmet needs…

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    New Mexico Highlands University Offers New Degree in Wildlife Biology and Conservation

    The new degree provides foundational skills for professions in wildlife and animal management. LAS VEGAS, NM—Following a soft launch in the spring, New Mexico Highlands University has now fully launched its new bachelor of science degree in wildlife biology and  conservation. Biology professor and department chair Dr. Jesus Rivas said creating the program was a…

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    NMHU Professor, Dr. PJ Sedillo Receives Advocate of the Year Award

    In his research, teaching, and advocacy, Dr. Sedillo champions LGBTQ+ students and Gifted students October 3, 2022 Highlands University Professor Dr. PJ Sedillo has been selected by the New Mexico Association for the Gifted as the 2022-2023 Advocate of the Year. Sedillo is an Associate Professor of Special Education and the Gifted Department Chair at…