NMSU Round Up

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Meet NMSU’s new student regent: Neal Bitsie

Rachel Baggett, Staff Writer March 30, 2021

The New Mexico State University Board of Regents welcomed fourth-year Engineering Physics student, Neal Bitsie, as the new Student Regent on March 13, 2021.   To be appointed as Student Regent,...

Classes at NMSU will continue online for the remainder of the semester in response to the spread of COVID-19 in the state. 

*Image and caption written March 16 2020*

Transition to Online Learning: NMSU reflects one year later

Raul Flores, Staff Writer March 24, 2021

It has been a year since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States, forcing a major lifestyle change for everyone which included nationwide school closures, curfews and a lockdown. New Mexico State...

Get Through This, a film completed in 48-hours by students in the Creative Media Institute at NMSU, was showcased at the Las Cruces International Film Festival.

NMSU students participate in Las Cruces International Film Festival

Xavier Dominguez, Video Specialist March 16, 2021

Get to know the film students who kicked off the 48-hour film challenge at the 2021 Las Cruces International Film Festival. Story by Visual Specialist, Xavier Dominguez.

Karen Trujillo, Ph.D. Courtesy Image LCPS. Karen Trujillo left a legacy at Las Cruces Public Schools as well as the community.

Memorial fund for Karen Trujillo to establish a scholarship for Education students at NMSU

Raul Flores, Staff Writer March 8, 2021

A memorial fund aimed to honor the late Dr. Karen Trujillo was approved by the New Mexico Senate on Monday, March 1, and it will be used by New Mexico State University to establish a scholarship for...

Dzaki Sukarno explains his journey to receiving an in-person audition for American Idol

Local musician and NMSU student receives American Idol audition

Rachel Baggett and Xavier Dominguez February 25, 2021

Dzaki Sukarno, a Las Cruces native and New Mexico State University student, has made his way from the phone screen to the big screen nationwide. Sukarno recently broke into the music scene when he first...

George Lopez's visit to NMSU February 21, 2019 following production of Walking with Herb. Pictured: Ross Marks (Left), George Lopez (Right).

“Walking with Herb” set to premiere in April, pay tribute to late Mark Medoff

Hannah Zamora, Staff Writer February 25, 2021

Directed by New Mexico State University professor, Ross Marks, and adapted for the screen by Mark Medoff, “Walking with Herb” is set to premiere in select theatres April 30 and will be available for...

Alfredo Cadena reflects over his 45 years working at NMSU.

Alfredo Cadena retires from NMSU after 45 years

Xavier Dominguez, Visual Specialist February 23, 2021

After a 45-year career dedicated to working for New Mexico State University, custodial worker Alfredo Cadena retired with fulfillment knowing he’s been able to grow with the university since 1975....

10/26/2017: Herb Zuhl, far left, and New Mexico State University Chancellor Garrey Carruthers, far right, lead the ribbon cutting ceremony during the reopening of Zuhl Museum which was recently renovated and expanded. (NMSU photo by Andres Leighton)

Remembering Herbert Zuhl

Selema Graham, Staff Writer February 22, 2021

Herbert Zuhl, the namesake for Zuhl Library at New Mexico State University, died Feb. 12 at the age of 97.  According to an article in the NMSU News Center from 2003, In 2000, Herbert Zuhl and...

Angela Owens, newly hired director of Glass Family Research Institute for Early Childhood Studies, holds Samson the dog, associated with Guide Dogs for the Blind NMSU Community Puppy Raisers

Passion forward: Angela Owens to lead NMSU early childhood studies institute with heart

Ryker Bilvado and Jason McNabb February 17, 2021

Angela Owens, newly hired director of New Mexico State University’s Glass Family Research Institute for Early Childhood Studies, has a resume that demonstrates a passion to lead future students, teachers...

Phame Camarena, was  selected mid-July to lead the William Conroy Honors College as the third appointed dean at New Mexico State University. (Courtesy photo)

Phame Camarena takes on Honors College as newly appointed dean

Luis Rios, Political Writer August 28, 2020

Phame Camarena is the third dean to the William Conroy Honors College at New Mexico State University. Camarena is the successor to former dean Miriam Chaiken, as announced on July 17 by NMSU Provost...

Hundreds of spectators gathered at NMSU for the first Juneteenth celebration at the university.

Hundreds gather for NMSU’s first Juneteenth celebration

Alanna Herrera, Editor-in-Chief June 22, 2020

Underneath the glow of a summer sun, hundreds gathered to celebrate Juneteenth for the first time at the Corbett Center Outdoor Stage Friday evening. The event, hosted by the New Mexico State University...

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New Mexico State University Honors College Dean Miriam Chaiken is retiring this summer as the college’s second dean. (Courtesy photo by Tom Conelly

NMSU Honors College dean retires following accomplished career

NMSU News Center June 16, 2020

As the second dean of New Mexico’s first Honors College, Miriam Chaiken created an impressive legacy at New Mexico State University. Chaiken will retire this summer with several accomplishments under...

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