NMSU Round Up

Parent nursing station installed in Devasthali Hall

Parent nursing station installed in Devasthali Hall

Jensen Stell, Staff Writer

January 29, 2020

New Mexico State University’s department of art has installed a Parent Nursing Pod on the first floor of Devasthali Hall.   The Parent Nursing Pod, distributed by the Vermont based company Mamava, is an air-conditioned space with two bench-like seats and a pull-out table. There is also a set of outlets. The pod arrived a...

2018 GO Bond construction set to begin Spring 2021

2018 GO Bond construction set to begin Spring 2021

Lauren Roman, Staff Writer

January 28, 2020

In 2018, the General Obligation Bond for Higher Education proposed a renovation of Agricultural Facilities at New Mexico State University. Though it was approved, construction has yet to commence despite the project receiving over 25 million dollars.   Heather Watenpaugh, university...

NMSU College of ACES receives grant supporting sustainable beef production research

NMSU College of ACES receives grant supporting sustainable beef production research

Victoria Del Toro, Staff Writer

January 27, 2020

The New Mexico State University College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences was awarded a grant of $8.9 million to conduct research concerning how to increase the sustainability of beef production in the Southwest region of the U.S. Project Director and Professor of Rangeland Science,...

Honors College dean passes the torch to next generation

Honors College dean passes the torch to next generation

Victoria Del Toro, Staff Writer

January 24, 2020

January 2009. A time New Mexico State University’s Dean of the William Conroy Honors College Miriam Chaiken fondly remembers as when she first came to join the New Mexico State University faculty and staff as a new department head of anthropology.   Before academia however, Chaiken was a traveler whose family...

NMSU student shot during November Kappa Sigma event

NMSU student shot during November Kappa Sigma event

Alanna Herrera, Editor-in-Chief

January 22, 2020

A New Mexico State University student who pledged the Kappa Sigma fraternity chapter suffered a gunshot wound to the leg on Nov. 9, 2019 during a fraternity camping event according to police records. Kappa Sigma has evidently been removed from NMSU Greek Life pages, and all social media has remained...

Criminal Justice majors to see heavy online-course load for spring 2020

Criminal Justice majors to see heavy online-course load for spring 2020

Aimee Ryan, Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

Criminal justice majors at New Mexico State University’s main campus have noticed that their course options will mainly be offered online this upcoming spring 2020 semester.   According to the online registration catalog, 16 out of the 27 undergraduate criminal justice course sections will be offe...

Local ransomware attacks pose questions of NMSU computer security

Local ransomware attacks pose questions of NMSU computer security

Luis Rios, Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

Ransomware attacks have struck public school districts in New Mexico, but are New Mexico State University departments able to prevent or operate against such hack attacks? NMSU Chief Information Security Officer and Information Technology Enterprise Director John Roberts, explained how a ransomware...

Giving Tuesday at NMSU shows increase in student donors

Giving Tuesday at NMSU shows increase in student donors

Victoria Del Toro, Staff Writer

December 4, 2019

Hosted in the Corbett Center Student Union Aggie Lounge, the New Mexico State University Student Foundation held the fifth annual Giving Tuesday.  Interim Vice President of University Advancement Tina Byford, Ph.D., said this Giving Tuesday she saw the most student donors.   The increased in student participation helped to contribute to the number of ...

NMSU EPWS department to offer new plant health management option

NMSU EPWS department to offer new plant health management option

Victoria Del Toro, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

New Mexico State University department of entomology, plant pathology and weed science will be offering a new degree option starting the Fall 2020 semester.  The plant health management option, under the agricultural biology major, will cater to students in...

U.S. Supreme Court to decide on case addressing end of DACA program

U.S. Supreme Court to decide on case addressing end of DACA program

Marianne Salas, Political Writer

November 22, 2019

On Nov. 12, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments concerning the legality of the procedure followed by the Trump administration in ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Their decision, expected to be released next June, will affect the futures of approximately 700,000 D...

CMI professor presents research on environmental design for Research and Creativity Week

CMI professor presents research on environmental design for Research and Creativity Week

Lauren Roman, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

Professor at the Creative Media Institute Derek Chase presented his research on environmental design to students and interdisciplinary attendants for New Mexico State University's Research and Creativity Week last week. Stephen Pate, physics professor and chair of the University Research Council, ...

Grant expands Arrowhead Center’s Studio G to better serve American Indians

Grant expands Arrowhead Center’s Studio G to better serve American Indians

Luis Rios, Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

New Mexico State University’s Arrowhead Center recognized Native American Heritage Month by opening the American Indian Business Enterprise Center which was created through a grant from the U.S. Minority Business Development Agency.  The $260,000 grant will expa...

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