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NMSU to host youth ranch management camp at Valles Caldera National Preserve

New Mexico State University’s Cooperative Extension Service hopes to build on the success of its New Mexico Youth Ranch Management Camp when it hosts the event June 8-13 at the Valles Caldera National Preserve in northern New Mexico.

NMSU research team builds computerized hummingbird feeder

New Mexico State University’s Manufacturing Technology and Engineering Center designed and manufactured a computerized hummingbird feeder that will bring insight to hummingbirds and their territorial behavior.

Scott named Dona Ana Community College President

Dr. Daniel J. Howard, Executive Vice President and Provost of New Mexico State University today announced Dr. Renay M. Scott as the new President of Doña Ana Community College (DACC). The three presidential candidates including, Dr.

NMSU to host presentation on colonial Latin America

New Mexico State University’s Center for Latin American and Border Studies will host a presentation on colonial Latin America featuring Sara Vicuna Guengerich at 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, at the Nason House, 1070 University Ave.

LIST: State releases study rating Borderland school districts on academic progress, spending

El Paso area school districts received ratings from the Financial Allocation Study for Texas (FAST) to reflect both academic progress and spending at their school districts and campuses.  

Burges teacher resigns after alleged assault

A spokesperson with El Paso Independent School district has confirmed that a Burges High School Business teacher has resigned following an alleged assault that occurred on Wednesday, March 5.

Professor’s travels through Poland highlighted in NMSU ‘Global Connections’ talk

In September 2013 Mary Benanti went on a pilgrimage to central Europe – a trip she describes as a “Pilgrimage of Discovery.” She and a church group traveled to Warsaw, Krakow, the Wieliczka Salt Mine, Jasna Gora, Auschwitz, Bu

Students react to new principal choice at Austin High

There will be a new man on campus at Austin High School when students return from spring break.

NMSU graduate helps restore mule deer population

It’s no secret the mule deer population in most parts of the West have been experiencing dramatic fluctuations throughout the last 40 years in response to changes in their habitat.

Tobacco free kids day

Every day in the United States, more than 3,200 children under the age of 18 smoke their first cigarette and it is estimated that 5.6 million of these youth will die prematurely from a smoking-related illness.

Cabrera takes consolidation questions at Jefferson meeting

The El Paso Independent School District Superintendent found himself Wednesday evening reasserting that two of the city’s oldest high schools will not be merging.

Wells Fargo supports several NMSU programs

Wells Fargo has announced that it will provide more than $45,000 to various programs at New Mexico State University this year.

El Paso team wins Regional Science Bowl Competition

U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today announced that a team of students from El Paso was among 27 teams of middle and high school students who won their regional competitions for the 2014 National Science Bowl.

Baja buggy race is back at UTEP

It’s an exciting engineering challenge that was last at The University of Texas at El Paso in 1998.

Eastwood HS students qualify for state science fair

Students from Eastwood High School competed at the Sun Country Regional Science and Engineering Fair last month.