NMSU Round Up

NMSU American Indian Programs celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day virtually

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Gabriel Chavez, Staff Writer

October 19, 2020

New Mexico State University celebrated its second annual Indigenous People’ Day this year on Oct.12 with virtual events held throughout the day. NMSU American Indian Programs welcomed virtual participants via Facebook last Monday to celebrate the holiday and learn throughout the week. The community...

Dean Titus retires after establishing online library archives for NMSU students

Former Library Dean Elizabeth Titus retired from NMSU following a 20-year career.

Ryker Bilvado, Staff Writer

October 15, 2020

Elizabeth Titus, former Library dean at New Mexico State University for 19 years who led the mission in creating an online library archive for students, retired Oct. 1 of this year.  During her years as dean, Titus took it upon herself to make archives at the Library available for stu...

NMSU faculty raise questions about campus COVID-19 dashboard, untimely updates

NMSU faculty question accuracy and handling of COVID-19 on main campus.

Selema Graham, Staff Writer

October 14, 2020

With COVID-19 infections rising, some faculty members at New Mexico State University are concerned about the lack of information being sent out.  On Oct. 4, in an email sent to The Round Up, a faculty member noted via the faculty listserve that the COVID-19 dashboard ...

NMSU community in favor of gateway design proposal

Image Courtesy of NMSU News Center

Gabriel Chavez, Staff Writer

October 13, 2020

New Mexico State University has approved the new 'Gateway to NMSU' project to be placed at the intersection of Triviz Drive and University Avenue to welcome students and visitors to main campus. The monument design is a combination of NMSU's "Be Bold" slogan and ...

Annual Drag Show held virtually for OUTober events

LGBT+ Programs at NMSU performed annual drag show to commemorate OUTober and National Coming Out Day Oct. 11.

Selema Graham, Staff Writer

October 12, 2020

LGBT+ Programs at New Mexico State University hosted their annual OUTober drag show via Zoom in partnership with ASNMSU and NMSU Black Programs on Oct. 11.  Students who joined gained access to the event via a link, and the first 100 participants received free hats fr...

ASNMSU recognizes Society of Engineering Physics for PPE production

ASNMSU recognizes Society of Engineering Physics for PPE production

Luis Rios, Political Writer

October 12, 2020

On Oct. 8 at their fourth meeting of the year, the 64th Senate of the Associated Students of New Mexico State University convened over Zoom and passed legislation to recognize a student organization’s efforts to produce over 1,000 units of personal prote...

GO Bond C will fund agricultural modernization, advance NMSU research

Voters will decide on funding for NMSU agricultural modernization this November.

Gabriel Chavez, Staff Writer

October 8, 2020

If approved this November, general obligation bond C will bring $30.46 million to New Mexico State University's agricultural modernization and educational facilities. GO Bond C would fund projects including Water Conservation & Rangeland Ecology, Human Health & Biomedical Research, Food Security...

Task force welcomes student, faculty input for College of Health, Education and Social Sciences

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Victoria Del Toro, Staff Writer

October 7, 2020

A task force at New Mexico State University led by Provost Carol Parker held virtual listening sessions open to students and employees on Sept. 25 and 30 to receive  feedback on a project to merge the College of Education, College of Health and Social Services, and some social science departments...

NMSU announces classes will move fully online Nov. 30

NMSU will return to a fully virtual class delivery format beginning Nov. 30

Alanna Herrera, Editor-in-Chief

September 30, 2020

New Mexico State University announced face-to-face and hybrid style class structures will move fully online come Nov. 30, and the Fall 2020 commencement will be celebrated virtually. President John Floros released a statement detailing the information early Wednesday morning and noted within the email...

NMSU utilizes tents for outdoor classrooms

NMSU erected new tents to hold outdoor classes this September. Image Courtesy NMSU Facebook.

Raul Flores, Staff Writer

September 28, 2020

Amidst living in a COVID-19 world, some classes at New Mexico State University this semester are being taught outside underneath large tents to allow for better social distancing among students and instructors and to provide shade. In addition, NMSU will be installing 20 more tents around campus next...

ASNMSU encourages students to vote at third annual registration event

Two students from ASNMSU tabled near the Business Complex  on Sept. 22 to talk to students about registering to vote.

Selema Graham, Staff Writer

September 24, 2020

The Associated Students of New Mexico State University helped students at NMSU register to vote as a part of National Voter Registration Day on Sept. 22 for the third year in a row.   To reach students, ASNMSU tabled at three different campus locations including Corbett Center Student Union,...

NMSU Town hall discusses COVID-19 reporting, random testing options

NMSU discussed the possibility of optional random testing for COVID-19 at a town hall meeting Sept. 22.

Victoria Del Toro, Staff Writer

September 23, 2020

New Mexico State University leaders hosted a town hall meeting via Zoom Sept. 22 to discuss the research and programs the university has dedicated to COVID-19 tracing and tracking. The session began with questions submitted to the panelist from the public of any concerns they may have and want to...

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