This category will combine all universities that are not in Silver City, i.e. not WNMU, into one category under Non-Local News Releases

When this category is created, we have NMSU and ENMU that send us notices. 

NMSU student awarded prestigious fellowship

New Mexico State University social work student Nicole Johnson was selected out of more than 1,000 candidates across the country for the prestigious Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship. Funded by the U.S. Department of State, the Rangel Fellowship supports extraordinary individuals pursuing careers in the Foreign Service.Johnson will graduate with honors in May with a BA in social work with minors in government, public law and American government and politics. As a first-generation college student, Johnson faced challenges in earning her degree.

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NMSU graduate students receive proclamation from Doña Ana County Commission

Students from New Mexico State University’s Graduate School were recognized earlier this week by the Doña Ana Board of County Commissioners with a proclamation that celebrates their remarkable achievements and engagement throughout the county. 

The proclamation highlights the impact of graduate students at NMSU and their diverse talents, perspective, and contribution to a dynamic and inclusive society. 

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NMSU criminal justice department partners with Tulsa Police Department

The Department of Criminal Justice at New Mexico State University is partnering with the Tulsa Police Department (TPD) for a student internship program. TPD also will be on campus later this month.

The paid internship offers students hands-on law enforcement experience while earning the final 15 credit hours needed for their bachelor’s degrees in criminal justice.

“Being in the criminal justice program and working for the agency gives students the ability to undergo training and receive employment upon graduation, supporting a student’s education costs as a result,” said Marija Dimitrijevic, criminal justice professor and coordinator of the partnership.

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NMSU researchers contribute to understanding flowering plant ‘tree of life’

Two New Mexico State University professors are among a group of scientists from around the world to use a breakthrough DNA-sequencing toolkit, involving 138 organizations internationally and contributing to a major milestone for plant science built on 15 times more data than any comparable studies of the flowering plant tree of life.

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NMSU celebrates Arab American, Asian American, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander communities

Celebrations are currently underway to recognize Arab American, Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander communities at New Mexico State University.

NMSU’s Asian and Pacific Islander Program has commemorated Arab American Heritage Month throughout April and will host additional activities in May to celebrate Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month. It is the second consecutive year APIP has hosted events to mark AANHPI Heritage Month.

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NMSU art museum features student work in BFA Exhibition

“Truly, Lovingly, Viciously” will run from April 25 to May 11 in the Mullennix Bridge Art Gallery in Devasthali Hall and features work from undergraduate art students Reyes Chavez, Ace Gabrentina, Pamela Herrera-De Los Santos, Eleazar Maslian, Thaddeus McRae and Trisha Quintero.

“The BFA Exhibition reflects everything they have done throughout these years of their degree at NMSU,” said assistant professor of art Motoko Furuhashi. “They worked hard to develop their ideas, understand how to articulate and communicate to the public and developed a fine level of technical skills.”

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NMSU's Hunt Center, SWHEA to explore healthcare consumer needs, angel investing

The Hunt Center for Entrepreneurship, housed at New Mexico State University's Arrowhead Center, SunCruces Angels and the Southwest Healthcare Executives Association (SHEA) are joining forces to host the event, “Meeting the Needs of Today's Healthcare Consumer.”

The Hunt Center for Entrepreneurship is committed to growing the entrepreneurship ecosystem in the region by empowering diverse groups of people to explore and practice entrepreneurship; educating and encouraging students to bring innovative products and services to commercial markets; and increasing access to early-stage investment.

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NMSU Art Museum awarded $300,000 Mellon Foundation grant

The University Art Museum at New Mexico State University has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the Mellon Foundation. This grant will be instrumental in supporting the museum's general operations over the next three years.

“This new Mellon funding will support the UAM’s operations as it implements major initiatives, including exhibitions, residencies and programs, as well as bolster the long-range goals set forth in our recently completed 2024-2027 Strategic Plan,” said Marisa Sage, Director of the University Art Museum. “Over the next three years, the UAM will deepen engagement, impact, and quality of artwork by increasing the time, energy and research dedicated to each project.”

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