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Artwork Added to Fidel Center, May 24, 2007

Artwork Added to Fidel Center, May 24, 2007

by Kathy Hedges SOCORRO, N.M., May 24, 2007 - Denizens of New Mexico Tech's Fidel Center who have spent the past year wondering why bare wires were hanging from the ceiling of the building's statel...

MRO Tracks Asteroid Near Mars, Dec. 21, 2007

by George Zamora The latest data, including data provided by MRO, indicate that the asteroid will miss Mars. For details, see JPL release SOCORRO, N.M., Dec. 21, 2007 – New Mexico Tech’...

NMT Ph.D. Candidate Studies Upper Rio Grande Runoff Processes, Dec. 14, 2007

NMT Ph.D. Candidate Studies Upper Rio Grande Runoff Processes, Dec. 14, 2007

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., Dec. 14, 2007 – New Mexico Tech doctoral candidate Marty D. Frisbee can often be found hiking the high elevations of the northern San Luis Valley in south-cent...

Gingerbread House Donation Planned, Dec. 21, 2007

Gingerbread House Donation Planned, Dec. 21, 2007

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., Dec. 21, 2007 – Raymona Holter of Socorro got into the Christmas spirit when she recently decided to enter the annual New Mexico Tech Gingerbread House Contest...

NM Tech Student Team Assesses Feasibility of New Filtering Unit, Dec. 7, 2007

NM Tech Student Team Assesses Feasibility of New Filtering Unit, Dec. 7, 2007

by George Zamora Right: Standing next to a prototype of a New Mexico Tech -developed SMZ/ZVI water-filtering system are (left to right) Tech team members Ben Simpson, senior majoring in management ...

Biomoda Announces Collaborative Agreement with New Mexico Tech, Dec. 12, 2007

Contact: John Cousins (505) 821-0875 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., December 12, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Biomoda, Inc.of Albuquerque, NM, and New Mexico Tech reached an agreement today to collaborate on c...

Bureau Publication Wins New Mexico Book Award, Dec. 7, 2007

Bureau Publication Wins New Mexico Book Award, Dec. 7, 2007

by Jane Love SOCORRO, N.M., Dec. 6, 2007 - The popular geologic guide High Plains of Northeastern New Mexico—A Guide to Geology and Culture, recently published by the New Mexico Bureau of Geo...

Genome Sequencing Center Opens, Nov. 19, 2007

Center to conduct research that will improve life, help scientists with illness Contact: Peter St. Cyr (505) 319-3237 Joan Griffin (505) 261-4444 Santa Fe, NM – November 19, 2007 – T...

Dahm, Fernandez, and Hooten named Macey Scholars, Nov. 13, 2007

Dahm, Fernandez, and Hooten named Macey Scholars, Nov. 13, 2007

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., November 13, 2007 – A trio of New Mexico Tech students recently were named recipients of the university’s prestigious 2007-2008 Macey Scholars Program. The...

New Mexico Tech Extends Strategic Agreement with SAIC, Nov. 20, 2007

New Mexico Tech Extends Strategic Agreement with SAIC, Nov. 20, 2007

by George Zamora (Left to right) New Mexico Tech President Daniel H. Lopez; David Williams, SAIC vice president for business development; and Charles W. Zang, SAIC senior vice president and general...

Rodriguez Receives Linsteadt Technology Transfer Achievement Award, Nov. 20, 2007

by Eva D. Blaylock PHONE: (505) 846-6315 Email: eva.blaylock@kirtland.af.mil ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., November 20, 2006 -- Patrick A. Rodriguez, Director of the Technology Transfer Support Group of the A...

New Mexico Tech Researcher Ghosh Develops Bridge-Testing Laser, Nov. 12, 2007

New Mexico Tech Researcher Ghosh Develops Bridge-Testing Laser, Nov. 12, 2007

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., Nov. 12, 2007 – A New Mexico Tech researcher has developed a patented laser-based system that can accurately measure extremely small vibrations along structure...

NM Tech Geoscientists Present Research at GSA Annual Meeting, Oct. 26, 2007

by George Zamora DENVER, Oct. 26, 2007 – Several New Mexico Tech geoscientists are in Denver this weekend and early next week, not to take in a World Series game, but to present talks and poste...

New Mexico Tech Hydrologist Fred Phillips Named AAAS Fellow, Oct. 25, 2007

New Mexico Tech Hydrologist Fred Phillips Named AAAS Fellow, Oct. 25, 2007

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., Oct. 25, 2007 – The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society, has awarded the distincti...

New Mexico Tech Bureau of Mine Safety Presents Awards, Oct. 23, 2007

by Terence Foreback SOCORRO, N.M., Oct. 23, 2007 -- New Mexico Tech’s Bureau of Mine Safety in conjunction with the New Mexico Mining Association (NMMA) recently celebrated the safety accomplis...

NM Tech Researcher Studies Ocean Acidity's Effects on Climate, March 6, 2007

NM Tech Researcher Studies Ocean Acidity's Effects on Climate, March 6, 2007

Right: Students Max Zeigler and Karl Haase were co-authors of the research paper, along with chemistry professor Oliver Wingenter. Max is now a grad student at the University of Washington, and Karl...

First Brenda Manos Memorial Rodeo at Playas Is a Success, Oct. 17, 2007

First Brenda Manos Memorial Rodeo at Playas Is a Success, Oct. 17, 2007

PLAYAS, N.M., Oct. 17, 2007 – The Playas Training and Research Center, a division of the Energetic Materials Research and Testing Center (EMRTC) of New Mexico Tech recently hosted the first-ev...

District Judge Richard Brown Addresses ILEA Graduation, Oct. 17, 2007

District Judge Richard Brown Addresses ILEA Graduation, Oct. 17, 2007

ROSWELL, N.M., Oct. 17, 2007 -- District Judge Richard Brown of Carlsbad told 29 law-enforcement officers from three Latin America countries it is important they rely on one another to combat transn...

New Children's Center Planned at NMT, July 18, 2007

by Carol Lynn Tiegs SOCORRO, N.M., July 18, 2007 -- Following more than a year of research, including examining 16 potential sites both on- and off-campus, the New Mexico Tech Children’s Center...

Mine Safety Exercise Conducted, Oct. 10, 2007

Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and New Mexico Bureau of Mine Safety Hosts Mine Safety Table Top Exercise with New Mexico Mine Operators by Carrie B. Moritomo, 505.699.2318 ...

Scientists Discover that Snowy River Is Flowing Once More, July 23, 2007

Scientists Discover that Snowy River Is Flowing Once More, July 23, 2007

by Dr. Penelope Boston, director of Cave & Karst Studies Program at New Mexico Tech Right: Photo of Snowy River by John Cochran FT. STANTON, N.M. – Snowy River, a sparkling underground &...

NM Tech Named "One of America's 25 Hottest Schools", Aug. 13, 2007

by George Zamora SOCORRO, Aug. 13, 2007 – New Mexico Tech has been named one of “The 25 Hottest Schools in America” in the 2008 Kaplan/Newsweek “How to Get into College”...

Cramer Hall wins 2007 Southwest Contractors Award, Oct. 2, 2007

Cramer Hall wins 2007 Southwest Contractors Award, Oct. 2, 2007

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., Oct. 2, 2007 – Additions and renovations made last year to New Mexico Tech’s Cramer Hall have garnered the historic building the “Best Renovation P...

Socorro is Moving! (From 505 to 575), Aug. 27, 2007

Socorro is Moving! (From 505 to 575), Aug. 27, 2007

by Kathy Hedges SOCORRO, N.M., Aug. 27, 2007 – OK, everybody, pick up all your stuff and move three steps to the right. Just kidding. Socorro is moving, but there is no heavy lifting involved....

Lopez Named Power Broker, Oct. 2, 2007

  by George Zamora SOCORRO – New Mexico Tech President Daniel H. López has been named again as one of the state’s top “power brokers” by New Mexico Business Weekly in it...

NMT Selected for FEMA Training Partnership, Oct. 1, 2007

DOMENICI: N.M. TECH RECEIVES $20.8M FEMA TRAINING PARTNERSHIP by Hannah Vanderbush, (202) 224-7073 WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pete Domenici announced today that New Mexico Tech has been s...

Leader of the Pack, Sept. 21, 2007

Leader of the Pack, Sept. 21, 2007

Right: Photo courtesy of Dr. Scott Zeman. Click for larger photo. In celebration of National Run at Work Day, Sept. 21, 2007, Dr. Daniel H. Lopez, president of New Mexico Tech, led a group of run...

NM Tech Geochem Professor Awarded Honorary Doctorate

NM Tech Geochem Professor Awarded Honorary Doctorate

by George Zamora PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA, Sept. 2007 – New Mexico Tech geochemistry professor Kent Condie recently was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Pretoria in the Republic of ...

Presentation Will Highlight 50 Years of Space Exploration

Presentation Will Highlight 50 Years of Space Exploration

by Dave Finley SOCORRO, N.M., Sept. 26, 2007 -- The Space Age turns 50 on October 4, the anniversary of the launching of Sputnik, the world's first man-made Earth satellite, by the Soviet Union in ...

NMT Receives Funding for Upward Bound Program

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., Sept. 21, 2007 – The United States Department of Education has selected New Mexico Tech as the latest recipient of a competitive federal grant to establish an Up...

"Breaking The Mold" Student Research Conference to be Held

by Shasta Marrero, M.S. candidate in hydrology at New Mexico Tech SOCORRO, N.M., Sept. 19, 2007 – “Breaking the Mold: Groundbreaking Student Research,” a two-day conference for univ...

Beard-Growing Contest Returns for 49ers

by Kathy Hedges SOCORRO – The beard-growing contest, a classic feature of 49ers Celebrations of the past, makes its return for the 2007 event. Some champion beards On Saturday, Oct. 20, judg...

Longtime N M Tech Research Foundation Board Member Retires

Longtime N M Tech Research Foundation Board Member Retires

by George Zamora Right: Alex Thyssen and John P. Eastham SOCORRO, N.M., Aug. 23, 2007 – Longtime Albuquerque attorney John P. “Jack” Eastham recently was honored by the New Mexic...

Human Skeletal Remains Found near NM Tech Research Area

by George Zamora SOCORRO, Aug. 29, 2007 - Human skeletal remains, including a skull, which were recently found in a secluded area near a New Mexico Tech research facility, may be those of missing Soc...

Mine Safety Meeting with New Mexico Mine Operators

by Carrie B. Moritomo 505.699.2318 Santa Fe, NM, Aug. 27, 2007 – The New Mexico Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (NMDHSEM), in conjunction with New Mexico Tech Bureau o...

Socorro is Moving! (From 505 to 575)

by Kathy Hedges SOCORRO, N.M., Aug. 27, 2007 – OK, everybody, pick up all your stuff and move three steps to the right. Just kidding. Socorro is moving, but there is no heavy lifting involved....

NM Tech Grad was Co-Discoverer of Snowy River Cave

NM Tech Grad was Co-Discoverer of Snowy River Cave

by Tiffany Chisum Right: Andrew Grieco in his native setting. SOCORRO, N.M., Aug. 17, 2007 – Andrew Grieco, one of the discoverers of the underground Snowy River calcite formation near Fort ...

NMT Holds Summer Computer Boot Camp

NMT Holds Summer Computer Boot Camp

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., Aug. 20, 2007 –Several New Mexico Tech entering freshmen are participating in Tech’s five-day Computer Boot Camp — an innovative First-Year Experie...

New Mexico Tech named one of The Princeton Review's Best Colleges

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., Aug. 21, 2007 – New Mexico Tech is again ranked as one of the nation’s best institutions for an undergraduate education, according to the recently publishe...

NM Tech Professor Lara's Latest Book Published

SOCORRO, N.M., Aug. 17, 2007 – New Mexico Tech Associate Professor of Humanities Rafael Lara-Martínez’s latest book, Remembering a Massacre in El Salvador: The Insurrection of 1932, Roque ...

NM Tech Professor Ghosh Awarded Patent

by Tiffany Chisum SOCORRO, N.M., Aug. 17, 2007 – New Mexico Tech Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Ashok Kumar Ghosh has been awarded a patent from India for his invention of &ldquo...

NM Tech MST Alumnae to Continue PATHS Program

by Tiffany Chisum SOCORRO, N.M., Aug. 16, 2007 – Two local alumnae from New Mexico Tech’s Master of Science for Teachers degree program will be continuing the mathematics curricula progra...

New Mexico Tech Student Featured in Racing West Article

by Tiffany Chisum SOCORRO, N.M., Aug. 16, 2007 – New Mexico Tech student Porter Smith was recently featured in a question–and–answer article in Racing West. The article covers Smit...

NM Tech Professor Lighting Up Radio Waves with Research

by Tiffany Chisum SOCORRO, N.M., Aug. 16, 2007 – New Mexico Tech Associate Professor of Physics Richard Sonnenfeld will soon have his lightning research featured on the Pulse of the Planet&rsqu...

U.S.News & World Report Ranks New Mexico Tech Third in West

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., Aug. 17, 2007 – New Mexico Tech has again been highly ranked among the nation’s top universities after being listed as third in “The Top Public Unive...

N M Tech Listed First in the Nation in Industrial R and D Funding

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., Aug. 14, 2007 – When ranked by percentages, New Mexico Tech is the nation’s top recipient of research and development funding from industry, according to a...

NM Tech Featured in Popular Science

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., Aug. 13, 2007 – New Mexico Tech’s Energetic Materials Research and Testing Center (EMRTC) is featured prominently in an article in the newest issue of &ldq...

N M Tech's Enrique Vivoni Awarded "Most Promising Engineer"

N M Tech's Enrique Vivoni Awarded "Most Promising Engineer"

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., Aug. 6, 2007 – New Mexico Tech’s Enrique R. Vivoni has been named this year’s “Most Promising Engineer — Advanced Degree” award w...

New Mexico Tech Signs MRO Telescopes Contract with Amos

New Mexico Tech Signs MRO Telescopes Contract with Amos

by Dr. Eric Bakker and Dr. Michelle Creech-Eakman Right: Artist's impression of the MRO interferometer telescope to be designed and built by AMOS (courtesy of AMOS). SOCORRO, N.M., Aug. 2, 2007 &n...

Summer Conferences at New Mexico Tech

by Kathy Hedges and Malcolm Montgomery SOCORRO, N.M., June 6, 2007 – Over the course of the summer, New Mexico Tech welcomes many groups who come from out of town to hold workshops, have meetin...

New Lighting Added to New Mexico Tech Campus

by Tiffany Chisum SOCORRO, N.M., Aug. 1, 2007 – New outdoor lighting on the New Mexico Tech campus offers improved safety and security at night. In addition, the newly installed lights are in f...

Capital Campaign Begins for Children's Center

Capital Campaign Begins for Children's Center

by Kathy Hedges Right: Architect's view of proposed Children's Center. SOCORRO, N.M., July 27, 2007 – The capital campaign for a new children’s center at New Mexico Tech has been offi...

N M Tech Grad Student Wins Second in "Strength in Glass" Essay

N M Tech Grad Student Wins Second in "Strength in Glass" Essay

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., July 27, 2007 – New Mexico Tech graduate student Julie Heffernan was still an undergraduate student at the research university when a severe hailstorm devastat...

Gifted High Schoolers Complete Asteroid Determinations

Summer Science Program students complete asteroid orbit determinations by Richard Bowdon, SSP Executive Director SOCORRO, N.M. – Thirty-five teenage scientists from New Mexico and 18 other st...

New Mexico Tech Welcomes Thirteen New Faculty Members

by Tiffany Chisum SOCORRO, N.M., July 24, 2007 – New Mexico Tech recently announced the hiring of 13 new faculty members who will begin their appointments starting with the 2007 fall semester a...

Blasting into the Big Leagues - Matt Wells and Gigablast

Blasting into the Big Leagues - Matt Wells and Gigablast

by Tiffany Chisum SOCORRO, N.M., July 19, 2007 – New Mexico Tech alumnus Matt Wells is the architect, owner, and operator of the very successful Gigablast.com—the third largest Internet...

Verge Funds N M Tech Management Department Speaker Series

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., July 19, 2007 – Verge, an Albuquerque-based venture capital fund, has agreed to provide financial support for an ongoing speaker series at New Mexico Tech, in co...

Great Work by NM Tech at South Dakota Mini Baja Competition

Great Work by NM Tech at South Dakota Mini Baja Competition

by Tiffany Chisum Right: Tech's Mini Baja vehicle at rest. SOCORRO, N.M., July 11, 2007 – An all-terrain vehicle designed, built, and raced by a team of engineering students at New Mexico Te...

Socorro's First "Community Yard Sale" Set for August 18

by Tiffany Chisum SOCORRO, N.M., July 11, 2007 – Socorro is scheduled to have its first “Community Yard Sale” on Saturday, August 18, 2007. The community wide event will be centered...

Two New Issues of New Mexico Geology Published

by Tiffany Chisum SOCORRO, N.M., July 9, 2007 – The two newest issues of New Mexico Geology are now available. One focuses on sediment and its ability to explain ancient (300 million years ago)...

Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament comes to NM Tech

by Tiffany M. Chisum SOCORRO – The latest installment of the Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament will be held at the New Mexico Tech Swim Center parking lot on July 21 and 22. The tournam...

Photo Shoot for College Guide

Photo Shoot for College Guide

"ANOTHER PHOTO SHOOT . . ." - Several New Mexico Tech students recently were asked to stand in as "models" as professional photographers roamed the campus taking various images o...

Mini-Courses at New Mexico Tech To Focus on Forensics

by Valerie Kimble SOCORRO, N.M., June 20, 2007 – We have an insider’s tip that the Fidel Student Services Center on the New Mexico Tech campus will be the scene of a crime on June 27, and...

Students To Track Asteroids from New Mexico Tech

Summer Science Program now underway at Etscorn Observatory by Richard Bowdon, SSP Executive Director SOCORRO, N.M., June 19, 2007 -- On Sunday three dozen of the world’s top high school scienc...

NM Tech Assoc. VP Dan Walsh named ILEA Director

NM Tech Assoc. VP Dan Walsh named ILEA Director

by Jack Swickard SOCORRO, N.M., June 13, 2007 -- Dr. Dan Walsh has been named program manager of the International Law Enforcement Academy in Roswell. The announcement was made Monday, June 11, in...

New Mexico Tech hosts Fulbright Scholar from Poland

New Mexico Tech hosts Fulbright Scholar from Poland

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., June 11, 2007 – New Mexico Tech currently is hosting a Fulbright Visiting Scholar from Poland who chose to come to the state-supported research university in S...

Minor Earthquake Detected near Socorro

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., May 23, 2007 – A minor earthquake occurred last night, May 22, near the central New Mexico town of Socorro, measuring at local duration magnitude 2.9 at almost 1...

NM Tech at International Science Fair

NM Tech at International Science Fair

SOCORRO, N.M., May 15, 2007 - Several New Mexico Tech administrators, faculty and staff are working this week at the university’s information booth and display at the Intel International Scienc...

NMT Senior Places Second in Speaking Competition

by Kathy Hedges SOCORRO, N.M. – New Mexico Tech senior Sam Gabay placed second in a student speaking competition at AISTech 2007, a conference for the Association for Iron and Steel Technology....

Researchers Develop New Photosensitizers For Cancer Therapy

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., May 11, 2007 – New Mexico Tech researchers have developed a new agent to treat certain cancers by using the unique light-emitting properties of specific nanopart...

Loea’s 75th E-Band Wireless Link Purchased by New Mexico Tech

CONTACTS: Loea: Linda Jameson, 808-221-3552 OR ljameson@loeacom.com New Mexico Tech: George Zamora, 505-835-5617 OR gzamora@admin.nmt.edu HONOLULU, HI, May 10, 2007 -- Loea Corporation, the fir...

Breakfast for the Brain

Breakfast for the Brain

by George Zamora Photo provided by Roger Renteria, Paydirt editor. SOCORRO, N.M., May 7, 2007 – About 40 New Mexico Tech administrators and faculty served up a “Breakfast for the Brain...

Student Steel Bridge Competition

Student Steel Bridge Competition

The 2006-2007 Student Steel Bridge Competition team of the New Mexico Tech Student Chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) traveled to Boulder, Colo. last month to compete in the R...

Student Appreciation Awards 2007

Student Appreciation Awards 2007

by George Zamora Photo: (back row, left to right) Nathan Goulding (Tau Beta Pi); Tobias Hartman, and Graham Walsh. (front row, left to right) Victoria Aston (Tau Beta Pi); Jason Speights; Ariel Dic...

Society for Women Engineers Wins Award

Society for Women Engineers Wins Award

Photo courtesy of Society of Women Engineers The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Student Chapter at New Mexico Tech recently was awarded the 2006-2007 Outstanding Collegiate Section Award (First P...

Bureau Sets Decision-Makers Field Conference

by L. Greer Price, NM Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources SOCORRO, N.M., May 7, 2007 – On May 16-18, 2007, the New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources will conduct its fifth Decisi...

New Mexico Supercomputing Challenge 2007

Dr. Michael Topliff of the Tech Computer Center and Dr. Lorie Liebrock of the Computer Science Department were both judges at the recent New Mexico Supercomputing Challenge. Congratulations to winner...

NM Tech Student Recognized by STC

by Ellen Cline Albuquerque, N.M., April 24, 2007 — New Mexico Tech senior JW McFarland was presented with a certificate and a scholarship check for $250 at a ceremony held April 21 at the Unive...

New Mexico Tech Listed as "Best Value" in The Princeton Review

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., April 24, 2007 – New Mexico Tech is one of the nation’s "best value" undergraduate institutions, according to The Princeton Review. The New York-...

NM Tech Senior Named to Monster's Diversity Leadership Program

NM Tech Senior Named to Monster's Diversity Leadership Program

by Monster.com SOCORRO, N.M., April 17, 2007 — New Mexico Tech senior Vanessa Barela of Rio Rancho, New Mexico has been selected for Monster’s 2007 Diversity Leadership Program in Dalla...

NMT Grad Student Megan Curry Wins Wilson Schp

NMT Grad Student Megan Curry Wins Wilson Schp

by Dr. John Mylroie, Karst Waters Institute Right: Megan Curry in her native habitat. Photo courtesy of Kenneth Ingham. POSTOJNA, SLOVENIA, April 14, 2007 – Megan Curry, a graduate student i...

Giannetti Chosen for Otto C. Winzen Award

Giannetti Chosen for Otto C. Winzen Award

by Kathy Hedges SOCORRO, N.M., April 13, 2007 -- Arthur Giannetti, Jr., New Mexico Tech’s consultant with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) in Albuquerque, was recently chosen as the r...

55th Annual New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair

by Kathy Hedges SOCORRO, N.M., April 14, 2007 – Winners have been announced for the 2007 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair. Albuquerque-area students dominated the senior division grand ...

New Mexico Tech Joins Romanian Police Training

New Mexico Tech Joins Romanian Police Training

by Jack Swickard, ILEA-R Dan Valentin Fatuloiu (left), chief of Romanian National Police, receives a copy of New Mexico Tech's Annual Report from Dr. Michael Hensley during a visit to Bucharest in ...

Student Association Election

The election for officers of the New Mexico Tech Student Association is on Thursday, April 19, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., at Fidel Center. How can I run for office? Pick up your candidacy form across fr...

NM Tech's Top Engineering Students for 2007 Are Named

NM Tech's Top Engineering Students for 2007 Are Named

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., March 23, 2007– Victoria J. Aston, a senior majoring in chemical engineering at New Mexico Tech, recently was named the 2007 Engineering Student of the Year at...

NM Tech Researchers Study Methods to Thwart Biofouling

NM Tech Researchers Study Methods to Thwart Biofouling

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., April 10, 2007 – New Mexico Tech researchers are studying the cannibalistic nature of certain bacteria in hopes of finding new ways to prevent other bacteria s...

NM Tech Initiates Pre-college Program Curricula

by George Zamora SOCORRO – New Mexico Tech has initiated a pre-college division at the state-supported research university, which allows high school students from throughout the state, as well ...

NM Tech Professor Lara-Martinez Awarded Fulbright

NM Tech Professor Lara-Martinez Awarded Fulbright

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., April 3, 2007 – New Mexico Tech foreign languages professor Rafael Lara-Martinez has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program grant in the humanities and ...

NM Tech Grad Student Ranks Highly in Putnam Math Contest

NM Tech Grad Student Ranks Highly in Putnam Math Contest

by George Zamora Right to left: Craig Nicholas, Prof. Brian Borchers (team advisor), and John Corbin. Not pictured: Henry Horton and Ian Schroeder. Photo by Emma Lujan de Rison. SOCORRO, N.M., Ma...

Dennise Trujillo Appointed Student Regent at NM Tech

  by George Zamora SOCORRO – Dennise M.Trujillo, a junior majoring in management of technology at New Mexico Tech, recently was appointed by Governor Bill Richardson to fill the position ...

Two NM Tech Students Awarded Statewide Student Speech Contest Scholarships

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., March 20, 2007 – New Mexico Tech undergraduates Thomas Erbes and Jonathan Gardner are the winners of the first round of a statewide student speech contest sponso...

CARE's Statewide Student Speech Contest to Award Scholarships

Contact: Marita Noon, Executive Director, CARE marita@responsiblenergy.org, 505.239.8998, www.responsiblenergy.org Is It Possible to Embrace the Earth and Embrace Energy? March 15, 2007 (Albuquer...

First Socorro Community Clean-Up To Be Held

by George Zamora SOCORRO – New Mexico Tech, the City of Socorro, and the Socorro County Chamber of Commerce are teaming up to give the town a good spring cleaning. “The First Socorro Com...

International Expert on Adaptive Optics to Give Public Lecture

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., March 5, 2007 – An internationally renowned expert on adaptive optics will give a public lecture later this month on the New Mexico Tech campus, which explores t...

New Mexico Tech Student Dies in Nighttime Climbing Accident

New Mexico Tech Student Dies in Nighttime Climbing Accident

To contribute to a memorial scholarship fund in memory of Michael Hogan, please send donations to: Advancement Office ATTN: Cheryl Pulaski, director New Mexico Tech 801 Leroy Place Socorro...

N M Tech Research Division Hosts "Energetic" Conference

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., March 1, 2007 – New Mexico Tech’s Energetic Materials Research and Testing Center (EMRTC) recently hosted the Second Annual Center for Energetic Materials ...

Science Olympiad 2007 Winners

by George Zamora SOCORRO – Two teams from Albuquerque took home an abundance of Olympic-style medals and won top honors in the high school and middle school divisions at the 21st annual New Mex...

Langmuir Lab Researchers' Volcanic Lightning Study In Science

Langmuir Lab Researchers' Volcanic Lightning Study In Science

by George Zamora SOCORRO, N.M., Feb. 26, 2007 – Researchers at New Mexico Tech’s Langmuir Laboratory for Atmospheric Research have studied lightning in thunderstorms for more than 40 ye...

Tech Profs Publish Volcano Lightning Research in Science

Today's Albuquerque Journal has a report on by Tech professors Paul Krehbiel (physics), Ron Thomas, and Bill Rison (both in electrical engineering) have published a paper in the journal Science on the...