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UTEP to host centennial open house

In honor of its 100-year anniversary, The University of Texas at El Paso invites the Paso del Norte community to join in a campus-wide open house and celebration spanning three days, April 10-12.

NMSU experts expect little impact this year from chile-damaging virus

As chile production season approaches, three New Mexico State University professors say the danger of curly top virus is higher than last year, but still in the low percentage range.

Eastwood Middle earns National Excellence honor

Eastwood Middle School is among 16 U.S.

EPISD to redistribute high school teaching facilitators

The El Paso Independent School District Board of Managers is moving forward with a plan to redistribute teacher instructional coaches.

Medical students celebrate their hard work on Match Day

The students at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center’s Paul L. Foster School of Medicine were among those who participated in Match Day.

NMSU Aggie football, Facilities and Services, team up to plant trees

New Mexico State University Aggie football players and NMSU Facilities and Services Grounds department employees teamed up Thursday morning to plant 35 trees in honor of New Mexico’s observance of Arbor Day.

Texas College of the Mines day underway at UTEP

UTEP's Texas College of the Mines (TCM) Day kicked off with the Miners whitewashing the "M" Friday morning.

TEA commissioner authorizes calculator apps for 8th grade STARR mathematics

Commissioner of Education Michael Williams has advised superintendents he will allow districts to satisfy a requirement to use graphing calculators for the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) grade 8 mathematics assessment

Rojas/Campestre robotics camp

Students at all academic levels from Campestre Elementary School and Robert R. Rojas Elementary School have been working in teams, building and programming Lego Mindstorm Robots at a week-long robotics camp.

Early college high schools proliferate

Last Monday, Anabel Garza received news that a student was out sick. She wasn’t convinced.

Franklin High School student returns from Honeywell Academy

A Franklin High School Student was awarded a special scholarship from Honeywell to attend this year's Honeywell Leadership Challenge Academy (HLCA).

NMSU to host International Festival this weekend

New Mexico State University’s Office of International and Border Programs and the City of Las Cruces will host the International Festival 2014 from 12-4 p.m. Saturday, March 22, at the Las Cruces Convention Center.

NMSU students finish third in Yuma Art Symposium challenge

You might not think that pin exchanges, pool parties and timed ring-making challenges sound like the typical environment for students to learn about their major, but that’s exactly what a group of New Mexico State University art students

Las Cruces robotics team reaches semi-finals in Lubbock

The LCPS Project NEO robotics team reached the semi-finals at the FIRST Robotics Hub City Regional event March 6-8, 2014 in Lubbock, TX, said LCPS Director of Technical Support Services and Project NEO mentor Jeff Harris.

Aggie fans are excited for the NCAA Tournament

The New Mexico State University men's basketball team now know who they're playing in the NCAA Tournament and fans are feeling good.