Monthly Archives: February, 2023

  1. Snowy scene outside Ilfeld Auditorium.

    Highlands University Brings Community Together with Love and Chocolate

    The annual Love & War chocolate dessert contest at NMHU supports student services on campus February 28, 2023 Earlier this month, chocolate dessert creators from around Las Vegas came together in the NMHU Student Center ballroom to battle it out for first place in the annual competition. This year, competitors included Charlie’s Café, Buffalo Hall,…

  2. Iron Tribe

    Iron Tribe Exhibition and Gathering Reconvenes at New Mexico Highlands University 

    Following a pandemic hiatus, in-person events will culminate in a public performance and iron pour  February 15, 2023 The biannual Iron Tribe Exhibition and Gathering kicked off on Monday, Feb. 6, with the opening of the art exhibition featuring a range of work by metal casting artists from across the United States. The exhibition can…

  3. Ehling to step down as Athletic Director in March

    February 9, 2023 Andrew Ehling will conclude his term as athletic director on March 17. He leaves Highlands University in order to attend to personal responsibilities closer to family. HU Athletics will be led by interim leadership until a new athletic director is named. Andrew said he is grateful for the opportunit​​y President Minner gave…

  4. Forestry students using a large saw to cut a tree trunk.

    NMHU Professor Blanca Céspedes Advocates for More Women in Fire and Forest Management 

    Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon Fires show need for more women in fields like firefighting  February 2, 2023 According to Dr. Blancas Céspedes, gender discrimination is a widespread problem in academia, and when it comes to fire and forest management, it can be a barrier for women entering those fields. Only four percent of firefighters…