NMSU Round Up

NMSU teams up with UNM for cancer survivor research study

NMSU teams up with UNM for cancer survivor research study

Aimee Ryan, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

The University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center will be teaming up with New Mexico State University’s Cooperation Extension Service to conduct a replication pilot study called Southwest Harvest for Health beginning in early 2020. The study will assess the relationship between home gardening...

ASNMSU passes resolution addressing lack of resources available for Spanish-speakers

ASNMSU passes resolution addressing lack of resources available for Spanish-speakers

Marianne Salas, Political Writer

November 11, 2019

The 63rd Senate of the Association Students of New Mexico State University passed a resolution Nov. 7 concerning the lack of accessibility to administration offices and resources for Spanish-speaking students and parents. Resolution 22 urges the NMSU administration to look into creating a Department...

Aggie Uptown infrastructure to be completed by January 2020, building tenants undecided

Aggie Uptown infrastructure to be completed by January 2020, building tenants undecided

Lauren Roman, Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

Phase I of Aggie Uptown, a new land development project at New Mexico State University, will be completed by January 2020.   The first phase of the development project involves 36 acres of land east of I-25 near University Avenue and Telshor Boulevard that will serve as a mixed-use commercial and public space area, a...

NMSU celebrates first-generation students at annual celebration

NMSU celebrates first-generation students at annual celebration

Victoria Del Toro, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

New Mexico State University will be participating in the nationwide annual First-Generation College Celebration on Nov. 8 to recognize first-generation students and bring awareness to the resources available to them through the university. According to Rosa De La Torre-Burmeister, director of TRIO...

Mark Medoff’s daughter opens up about final production ‘Time and Chance’

Mark Medoff’s daughter opens up about final production ‘Time and Chance’

Jensen Stell, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

The late Mark Medoff’s final play, Time and Chance, will be performed for the first time at the Rio Grande Theatre this weekend.  Starring Medoff’s daughter, Jessica, and Oscar-nominated actress Kathleen Quinlan, the play is being co-produced by the Medoff family and The Ri...

NMSU and UDA to begin first men’s developmental soccer team in US

NMSU and UDA to begin first men’s developmental soccer team in US

November 7, 2019

New Mexico State University has partnered with University Degrees Abroad to have their first UDA soccer program and men’s developmental soccer team in the United States at NMSU that will play in the United Premier Soccer League.   Director of graduate recruitm...

Construction set to begin in 2020 surrounding NMSU on Triviz and University

Construction set to begin in 2020 surrounding NMSU on Triviz and University

Aimee Ryan, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

Construction titled the 1-25/University Interchange Project is scheduled to begin in early 2020. According to the New Mexico Department of Transportation, the project has been in the planning process for two years and will cost $33.2 million to complete.  Work will be conducted on&nb...

NMSU to host fifth annual Military and Veterans Appreciation Week

NMSU to host fifth annual Military and Veterans Appreciation Week

Luis Rios, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

New Mexico State University will be celebrating their fifth annual Military and Veterans Appreciation Week from Nov. 8 to 16.   Director of NMSU Military and Veterans Programs Hector Sanchez said the week is focused on appreciating students, staff and faculty for their service.  “We...

ASNMSU fall elections show increasing voter turnout, re-elected senators

ASNMSU fall elections show increasing voter turnout, re-elected senators

Marianne Salas, Political Writer

November 5, 2019

The 63rd Senate of the Associated Students of New Mexico State University is set to experience changes in membership in the spring semester as new and reoccurring members were voted in during election week from October 21 to 25.   A total of 2,068 students voted in the Fall 2019 elections, with students from the College of Arts and Sciences comprising of a majority of the votes.    According to the most recent CENSUS data enrollment by the Office of Institutional Analysis, NMSU’s main campus has a...

Ranked-choice voting to be used for the first time in Las Cruces history

Ranked-choice voting to be used for the first time in Las Cruces history

Marianne Salas, Political Writer

November 4, 2019

Residents of Las Cruces set to vote on Election Day will encounter ranked-choice voting for the first time in the ballot box tomorrow, Nov. 5.  Las Cruces joins cities such as San Francisco and Minneapolis that have implemented the use of ranked-choice voting in local elections. Ranked-choice...

Amanda Skidmore named NMSU extension specialist for urban, small farms

Amanda Skidmore named NMSU extension specialist for urban, small farms

Victoria Del Toro, Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

Passion and energy are two words easily used to describe the new Integrated Pest Management Small Farm Specialist hired on to the New Mexico State University College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences, Amanda Skidmore.  Skidmore officially began her position as an...

Former NMSU journalism department head inducted into NMPA hall of fame

Former NMSU journalism department head inducted into NMPA hall of fame

Luis Rios, Staff Writer

November 1, 2019

A New Mexico State University former journalism department head and distinguished achievement emeritus professor is the first college educator inductee in the New Mexico Press Association Hall of Fame.  J. Sean McCleneghan earned the NMPA’s highest honor on Oct. 26, during the 1...

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