donor3

 

2011 News

NMT News Archives: 2011

Prev Next Page:

Student Regent Application 2012

STUDENT_REGENT_APPLICATION_2.pdf

Student Athlete Demonstrates Spirit of Community

Student Athlete Demonstrates Spirit of Community

SOCORRO, N.M. December 11, 2011 – Final exam week at New Mexico Tech is a solemn, anxious, and sometimes agonizing time. Young minds and spirits are tested to the utmost by a faculty noted, among oth...

Rugby Club Hands Out Fall Awards

SOCORRO, N.M. December 9, 2011 – The New Mexico Tech men's rugby club gathered Friday, December 2 for a rousing intrasquad touch match and team awards dinner. The Pygmies took the opportunity to revie...

International Journal Honors Tech Prof's Research

International Journal Honors Tech Prof's Research

SOCORRO, N.M. December 8, 2011 – New Mexico Tech management professor Dr. Toshiyuki Sueyoshi has won a top award for a scientific paper via the prestigious  Papers in Regional Science journal. ...

Tech Stays Closed Until Noon Tuesday

SOCORRO, N.M. December 5, 2011 -- New Mexico Tech will remain closed Tuesday, Dec. 6, until noon. All classes before noon are cancelled. Afternoon classes will proceed on schedule, but check the websi...

New Mexico Tech Closed Due To Snow

SOCORRO, N.M. December 5, 2011 -- New Mexico Tech is closing for today, Monday, Dec. 5. All classes are cancelled and staff offices are closed. A decision about Tuesday’s schedule will be made later t...

Flying J Wranglers Bring Cowboy Christmas To Macey Center

Flying J Wranglers Bring Cowboy Christmas To Macey Center

SOCORRO, N.M. December 1, 2011 – Yee-haw! Get ready for the Flying J Wranglers, a troupe of five outstanding musicians and vocalists known for their rich, western-styled harmonies, instrumentals and d...

River Guide Nets National Outdoor Book Award

River Guide Nets National Outdoor Book Award

SOCORRO, N.M. November 23, 2011 – Dr. Paul Bauer recently was named the winner of the 2011 Best Outdoor Adventure Guidebook for his recent publication.   Paul Bauer at the edge ...

Regents Weigh In: Keep the VLA Name

SOCORRO, N.M. November 22, 2011 – The New Mexico Tech Board of Regents approved a resolution urging the National Radio Astronomy Observatory to keep the name Very Large Array. The Board met in regula...

Three Petroleum Students Earn Industry Scholarships

Three Petroleum Students Earn Industry Scholarships

SOCORRO, N.M. November 21, 2011 – Three New Mexico Tech students in the Petroleum Engineering Department were awarded scholarships from the Research Partnership to Secure Energy for America, or RPSEA....

Hydrology Prof Publishes A Rio Grande History

Hydrology Prof Publishes A Rio Grande History

SOCORRO, N.M. November 10, 2011 – Hydrology professor Dr. Fred Phillips recently published a comprehensive history of New Mexico’s signature geological feature, Reining in the Rio Grande: People, Land...

ALERT: Campus Tightening Security Due To Threatening Letter

SOCORRO, N.M. November 9, 2011 -- New Mexico Tech is tightening security and asking everyone on campus to be vigilant and observant about suspicious activity in Socorro. Earlier this week, the Socorr...

Record Number of Hikers Take On ‘M’ Mountain

Record Number of Hikers Take On ‘M’ Mountain

SOCORRO, N.M. November 2, 2011 – A record number of Techies participated in the 100th anniversary edition of the ‘M’ Mountain Run and the Paint the ‘M’ event during the 2011 49ers Celebration. ...

Geophysics Student Wins National Research Award

Geophysics Student Wins National Research Award

SOCORRO, N.M. November 1, 2011 – Julien Chaput won a prestigious student research award from the Seismological Society of America for his work on imaging Mount Erebus Volcano in Antarctica. ...

2011 Halloween Costume Contest At Tech

2011 Halloween Costume Contest At Tech

SOCORRO, N.M. October 31, 2011 – Nearly 100 students and employees gathered in the atrium of the Fidel Center for the annual Halloween costume contest Monday.  Nowka Leviner, (le...

Professor Receives National Cultural Award in El Salvador

Professor Receives National Cultural Award in El Salvador

SOCORRO, N.M. November 1, 2011 – Professor Dr. Rafael Lara-Martinez is flying high. The professor of Spanish is headed to his native El Salvador this week, where he will receive the National Cultural ...

‘Jungle Book’ Ballet  Features Local Talent

‘Jungle Book’ Ballet Features Local Talent

SOCORRO, N.M. October 28, 2011 – The Jungle Book, en pointe, is coming to New Mexico Tech’s Macey Center at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, and a number of Socorro children will be part of the Performing Ar...

Tech Police Chief Retires After 40 Years In Law Enforcement

Tech Police Chief Retires After 40 Years In Law Enforcement

SOCORRO, N.M. October 27, 2011 – Billy Romero, 62, director of Campus Police at New Mexico Tech, is hanging up his badge for the final time Monday, ending a law enforcement career that spanned four de...

Two Techies Get Organizational Scholarships

Two Techies Get Organizational Scholarships

SOCORRO, N.M. October 24, 2011– Two New Mexico Tech undergraduates studying mechanical engineering recently won scholarships from the International Test and Evaluation Association. C...

New Symposium Puts Tech Students In The Spotlight

New Symposium Puts Tech Students In The Spotlight

SOCORRO, N.M. October 18, 2011 – New Mexico Tech is launching a new public event that will open the windows to all the interesting student research and design projects on campus. The Student Research...

Tech Ruggers 2-1 in High Desert Classic

Tech Ruggers 2-1 in High Desert Classic

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. October 18, 2011 – A young and improving New Mexico Tech's men's rugby club reveled in two comfortable wins Saturday at the 40th annual High Desert Classic tournament in Albuquerque....

49ers Schedule: "Things That Make You Go 'Mmm'"

SOCORRO, N.M. October 18, 2011 -- The annual homecoming festivities at New Mexico Tech have been set. The events for the 2011 49ers Celebration include activities for alumni, students and community me...

Test Your Knowledge For Chemistry Week!

Test Your Knowledge For Chemistry Week!

SOCORRO, N.M. October 17, 2011 – The Chemistry Department at New Mexico Tech is celebrating two important events this week: National Chemistry Week, an annual event, and the International Year of Chem...

Sign Up Now To Paint The ‘M’

Sign Up Now To Paint The ‘M’

SOCORRO, N.M. October 14, 2011 – Calling all Techies! The annual ritual of hiking up Socorro Peak and painting the ‘M’ is next week. Students are encouraged to make the 2.5 mile trek up the mountain...

Tech Teams Find Redemption in Flagstaff

Tech Teams Find Redemption in Flagstaff

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., October 4, 2011 – Following disastrous starts on a rainy weekend at the 31st annual Northern Arizona Tens tournament in Flagstaff over the weekend, each of New Mexico Tech's rugby cl...

Tech Researcher Leads Study Of Arctic Ozone Loss

Tech Researcher Leads Study Of Arctic Ozone Loss

SOCORRO, N.M. October 4, 2011 – A NASA-led study has documented an unprecedented depletion of Earth's protective ozone layer above the Arctic last winter and spring caused by an unusually prolonged pe...

Classical Cello and Guitar Concert on Friday

Classical Cello and Guitar Concert on Friday

SOCORRO, N.M. September 28, 2011 – Sit back, relax and prepare to be charmed by cello and guitar music performed by the Richter Uzur Duo in their Performing Arts Series debut at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept...

Tech Awarded Third Multi-Million Dollar Education Grant

  SOCORRO, N.M. September 27, 2011 – New Mexico Tech has landed a multi-million dollar grant from the U.S. Department of Education for the third straight year. President Dr. Daniel H. Lopez announced...

Tech Lands Second $1 Million Grant For Border Security Classes

Tech Lands Second $1 Million Grant For Border Security Classes

SOCORRO, N.M. September 27, 2011 – U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman announced last week that New Mexico Tech has been awarded a $999,999 Department of Justice grant to help train local law enforcement agenc...

MythBusters Features Tech This Week; Watch At MACEY Center

MythBusters Features Tech This Week; Watch At MACEY Center

SOCORRO, N.M. September 26, 2011 -- The Discovery Channel show MythBusters has developed a home-away-from-home in New Mexico. The popular TV show has visited New Mexico Tech four times and filmed eigh...

Professor Publishes Textbook On Planet’s Geologic History

Professor Publishes Textbook On Planet’s Geologic History

SOCORRO, N.M. September 26, 2011– Geochemistry professor Dr. Kent Condie has published the second edition of his seminal textbook, Earth As An Evolving Planetary System, the first edition of which app...

Engineering Students Launch Experiment Into Space

Engineering Students Launch Experiment Into Space

SOCORRO, N.M. September 27, 2011– A team of mechanical engineering students successfully launched a structural health monitoring experiment into space last spring, thanks to support from the New Mex...

‘Yesterday: A Tribute to the Beatles” At Macey On Friday

‘Yesterday: A Tribute to the Beatles” At Macey On Friday

SOCORRO, N.M. September 22, 2011 – Return to the happy and carefree days of your youth with an evening-long tribute to the Beatles, when the Performing Arts Series kicks off its new season with “Yeste...

CANCELLED: MIT Energy Expert Talk

CANCELLED: MIT Energy Expert Talk

September 28, 2011 -- This event has been cancelled due to illness.SOCORRO, N.M. September 22, 2011 – An internationally renowned expert on energy policy is giving a special public presentation on the...

Petroleum Student Rakes In Scholarships

Petroleum Student Rakes In Scholarships

SOCORRO, N.M. September 23, 2011– New Mexico Tech is full of exceptional students aiming for a career in science or engineering. Some of them just take a short detour before landing in Socorro … and K...

Big-Screen Crew Shoots Scenes At EMRTC

SOCORRO, N.M. September 21, 2011– A Hollywood film crew spent a day in Socorro filming scenes for “The Banshee Chapter” on the EMRTC test range on the campus of New Mexico Tech. Zachary Quinto's prod...

Environmental Engineering Club Named Best In The West

Environmental Engineering Club Named Best In The West

SOCORRO, N.M. September 23, 2011– The campus environmental engineering club is officially the Best in the West! Members of the Environmental Engineering Club pose for a picture with ...

Undermanned Pygmies Punished in Santa Fe

Undermanned Pygmies Punished in Santa Fe

SANTA FE, N.M. September 20, 2011 – Revenge was sweet for one rugby team, but it wasn't New Mexico Tech. The Santa Fe Santos exacted retribution for the upset loss inflicted by the Pygmies last April ...

Mechanical Engineering Undergrad Lands Space Grant Scholarship

Mechanical Engineering Undergrad Lands Space Grant Scholarship

SOCORRO, N.M. September 15, 2011 – Mechanical engineering junior Miquela Trujillo was awarded a competitive scholarship from the New Mexico Space Grant Consortium, based on her research proposal. ...

Undergraduate Publishes In Prestigious Digital Humanities Journal

Undergraduate Publishes In Prestigious Digital Humanities Journal

SOCORRO, N.M. September 15, 2011 – Management student Jacoby Boles, , is the author of a recently published webtext in the online journal Kairos.  Boles is the editorial assistant for the ejourna...

Extreme Golf Added To President's Golf Tourney

SOCORRO, N.M.. September 14, 2011 – New Mexico Tech is preparing for the 17th annual President’s Golf Tournament on Thursday and Friday with a new wrinkle. As usual, Thursday’s VIP flight will allow ...

Paint the ‘M’ Moved To 49ers Friday

Paint the ‘M’ Moved To 49ers Friday

SOCORRO, N.M. September 14, 2011 – New Mexico Tech is planning an intensive work day to refurbish and paint the ‘M’ atop Socorro Peak during 49ers this year. Instead of the traditional Sunday morning ...

La Catrina Quartet Joins Willy Sucre For Chamber Concert

La Catrina Quartet Joins Willy Sucre For Chamber Concert

SOCORRO, N.M. September 13, 2011 -- La Catrina Quartet will perform string quartets by Latin American composers Ginastera and Revueltas in the first half of the program, and then be joined by violist ...

Tech Ruggers Take Tourney Title in Santa Fe

Tech Ruggers Take Tourney Title in Santa Fe

SANTA FE, N.M. September 10, 2011 – The New Mexico Tech Rugby Club captured the Santa Fe Tens Tournament over the Labor Day weekend, winning four of out five matches. The Pygmies defeated the Las Vega...

Rugby World Cup Reunites Teammates Down Under

Rugby World Cup Reunites Teammates Down Under

SOCORRO, N.M. September 7, 2011 -- Most U.S. residents can be forgiven for not knowing, but one of Earth's most-watched sporting events is just days away. For two athletes who've made their marks loca...

Materials Engineers Win National Contest

Materials Engineers Win National Contest

SOCORRO, N.M. August 29, 2011 – Three students in the Materials Engineering Department won $500 in the 2011 Materials Radio Podcast competition by ASM: The Materials Information Society. ...

Innovative Teaching Center Sets Grand Opening

Innovative Teaching Center Sets Grand Opening

SOCORRO, N.M. August 26, 2011 – The newly-revamped Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning has new programs on tap and a new director in place. Pier Gutierrez, director of the Ce...

Tech Graduate Office Launching Peer Mentoring Program

SOCORRO, N.M. August 25, 2011 – Undergraduates have a new mentoring resource at New Mexico Tech. The Graduate Studies Office is launching a Peer Mentoring Program to partner undergrads with grad stud...

MythBusters Star Presents Special Event at New Mexico Tech

MythBusters Star Presents Special Event at New Mexico Tech

SOCORRO, N.M. August 22, 2011 – The Discovery Channel show MythBusters has developed a home-away-from-home in New Mexico. Now, one of the stars is coming to Socorro to speak to his legions of fans at ...

Introducing Janet Ward, New Mexico Tech Counselor

Introducing Janet Ward, New Mexico Tech Counselor

SOCORRO, N.M. August 16, 2011 – Janet Ward feels right at home in Socorro, and in her office on the ground floor of the Fidel Center, where she assumed duties three months ago as the new Director for ...

Carbon Sequestration Pilot Project Enters Phase III

SOCORRO, N.M., August 12, 2011–– The Southwest Regional Partnership on Carbon Sequestration is moving forward with field deployment operations for Phase III of the Carbon Capture and Storage in the Go...

Tech Benefits From Stock Market Tumble

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. August 10, 2011– When the Dow Jones Index lost 5 percent in one day, New Mexico Tech benefited. The university sold $14.5 million in revenue bonds on Friday, August 5, as the perfect...

Tech Leader Named Chairman Of National Consortium

Tech Leader Named Chairman Of National Consortium

SOCORRO, N.M. August 8, 2011 – Dr. Dan Walsh, associate vice president of research at Tech, has a new hat to wear for the next three years. Walsh was elected the chairman of the National Domestic Prep...

Macey Center To Close For Renovations

SOCORRO, N.M. August 2, 2011 – Macey Center will get a much needed renovation over the next six months. New Mexico Tech will spend about $1 million on replacing the building’s antiquated and inadequa...

Bureau Director Not Slowing Down In ‘Retirement’

Bureau Director Not Slowing Down In ‘Retirement’

SOCORRO, N.M. August 1, 2011 – Dr. Peter Scholle is wearing new hats these days. Instead of leading one of Tech’s largest research divisions, Scholle will now devote his time to research, instruction...

State Finance Committee Meets In Socorro

State Finance Committee Meets In Socorro

SOCORRO, N.M. July 20, 2011 – The state Legislative Finance Committee (LFC), which makes recommendations to the Legislature for funding state government, higher education and public schools, wrapped u...

Foreback Reappointed As State Mine Inspector

Foreback Reappointed As State Mine Inspector

SANTA FE, N.M. July 20, 2011 – Terence Foreback, a 24-year New Mexico resident and third-generation coal miner, recently was reappointed as State Mine Inspector by Gov. Susana Martinez, and thus retai...

Record Size Student Body Puts Dorms At Capacity … Again

SOCORRO, N.M. July 12, 2011 – For the second year in a row, the incoming freshman class is expected to be the largest ever at New Mexico Tech. New student enrollment has exceeded last year’s pace, le...

Regents Approve $14.5 Million Bond For New Dorm

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. July 6, 2011 – The New Mexico Tech Board of Regents approved sale of $14.5 million in bonds for dormitory construction at a special meeting Tuesday. The university has experienced i...

Mary Dezember Named New Associate V.P.

Mary Dezember Named New Associate V.P.

SOCORRO, N.M. July 6, 2011 – Dr. Mary Dezember, a member of the New Mexico Tech faculty since fall 2000, assumed new duties on July 1 as Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, succeeding Dr. S...

New Mexico Star Highlights July 4th Jams

New Mexico Star Highlights July 4th Jams

SOCORRO, N.M. June 29, 2011 – One of New Mexico’s most popular musicians is returning to Socorro for the annual July 4 bash at Tech. Tobias Rene is a featured performer at the July 4...

Library Director Right At Home In Socorro

Library Director Right At Home In Socorro

SOCORRO, N.M. June 29, 2011 – New Mexico Tech Skeen Library Director Dr. Lisa Beinhoff is celebrating her first year on campus in typical university fashion – she is putting more student computers in ...

Register Now for One-Day Saturday Summer Workshops at NMT

SOCORRO – The New Mexico Tech Community Education Program (former Community College) is offering a series of eight, all-day summer arts workshops, and a discount for students who register for two work...

Advisory Issued Regarding Smoke and Ash from Wildfires

The New Mexico Tech community is advised to take special precautions regarding smoke and ash from several wildfires burning in Arizona and parts of New Mexico that continue to affect air quality in th...

Notice: NM Tech's Property Office Moving Locations

NM Tech's Property Office is moving to the West end of the Facilities Management Building (ground floor room 120C, D & E). The phone numbers and email address for the property office remain the s...

BBC Films Seismology Documentary Piece At Tech

BBC Films Seismology Documentary Piece At Tech

SOCORRO, N.M. May 23, 2011 – A film crew from the BBC television network visited New Mexico Tech in early May to use school facilities to support a new documentary on the current state of knowledge ab...

Isaiah Sanchez Named Rugby Player of the Year

Isaiah Sanchez Named Rugby Player of the Year

SOCORRO, N.M. May 23, 2011 – Junior civil engineering student Isaiah Sanchez of Mora, N.M., has been selected by his New Mexico Tech Men's Rugby Club teammates as the recipient of the Jeremiah Wright ...

Introducing The Class of 2011

Introducing The Class of 2011

SOCORRO, N.M. May 19, 2011 – New Mexico Tech held Commencement on Saturday, May 14, on the lawn north of Macey Center. About 200 students walked, out of the 340 graduates who have finished degrees s...

Physics Junior Dies After Skateboarding Fall

Physics Junior Dies After Skateboarding Fall

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. May 18, 2011 – New Mexico Tech physics student Graham Bultemeier, 21, died Saturday afternoon, May 14, after a skateboarding fall.  Graham Bultemeier with his fa...

Regents Report: Fall Enrollment Looks Solid

SOCORRO, N.M. May 18, 2011 – The New Mexico Tech Board of Regents met in regular session Friday, May 13, to officially approve the May 2011 graduation list, which was previously recommended by the Fac...

Three Associations Present Appreciation Awards At Graduation

Three Associations Present Appreciation Awards At Graduation

SOCORRO, N.M. May 17, 2011 -- Every year at commencement, three organizations give awards to honor individuals who have provided exceptional service to New Mexico Tech. The Student Association, the Gr...

Two Faculty Members Take Top Annual Awards

Two Faculty Members Take Top Annual Awards

SOCORRO, N.M. May 17, 2011 -- Each year, Tech recognizes outstanding research and teaching by a faculty or staff member of the Institute. This year’s winners are Dr. Bill Winn for the Distinguished Re...

Top Student Awards Announced at Graduation

Top Student Awards Announced at Graduation

SOCORRO, N.M. May 16, 2011 – Five New Mexico students earned the top annual awards at commencement Saturday. Three undergrads and two graduate students were recognized for their exceptional academic p...

Class of 2011 Officially Graduates Saturday

Class of 2011 Officially Graduates Saturday

SOCORRO, N.M. May 10, 2011 – More than 350 students are eligible to walk in commencement exercises Saturday at Macey Center. Ceremonies will begin at 10 a.m., an hour later than last year. The event ...

Macey Scholar Lindsay Snyder

Macey Scholar Lindsay Snyder

SOCORRO, N.M. May 10, 2011 – A rising senior in the Biology Department, Lindsay Snyder has been a standout student and an involved campus community member since arriving in Socorro in 2008.   ...

Macey Scholar Alyssa Rose

Macey Scholar Alyssa Rose

SOCORRO, N.M. May 10, 2011 – A native of Albuquerque, chemical engineering major Alyssa Rose not only will graduate in four years, but has a perfect GPA.   Alyssa RoseMacey Scholar 2...

Macey Scholar Nikki Porch

Macey Scholar Nikki Porch

SOCORRO, N.M. May 10, 2011 -- A graduate of Gallup High School and the McKinley County Senior of the Year, Nikki Porch is a standout student and consummate community member in the Biology Department. ...

Macey Scholar Ahmed Hussien

Macey Scholar Ahmed Hussien

SOCORRO, N.M. May 10, 2011 -- A graduate of Los Lunas High School, Ahmed Hussien has been active in a variety of academic and extracurricular activities since coming to New Mexico Tech. In addition ...

Computer Scientists Developing New Remote Smart Sensor Network

Computer Scientists Developing New Remote Smart Sensor Network

SOCORRO, N.M. May 9, 2011 – Computer Science & Engineering Department researchers at New Mexico Tech are developing the next generation of intelligent remote network of sensors designed to remotel...

Class of 2011 Invited To Blow Up Memorabilia

SOCORRO, N.M. May 9, 2011 -- The Office of Research at New Mexico invites menbers of the Class of 2011 to blow up their memorabilia on the 'M' Mountain test range at 2 p.m. Friday, May 13.Graduates ca...

Four Standouts Named 2011-12 Macey Scholars

Four Standouts Named 2011-12 Macey Scholars

SOCORRO, N.M. May 10, 2011 – New Mexico Tech has selected four stellar students to be the 2011-2012 William B. and Jean M. Macey Scholars. The four students are Ahmed Hussien, civil engineering; Ni...

Management Project Wins Statewide Accolades

Management Project Wins Statewide Accolades

SOCORRO, N.M. May 9, 2011 – A New Mexico Tech student project from the management and computer science departments is one of 10 statewide awards from the N.M. Small Business Assistance program for 201...

Environmental Engineers Qualify For National Contest

Environmental Engineers Qualify For National Contest

SOCORRO, N.M. May 9, 2011 – Four environmental engineering students have earned finalist honors in the Water Environment Federation contest to build a homemade water treatment system. ...

Civil Engineers Show Off Concrete Canoe, Steel Bridge

Civil Engineers Show Off Concrete Canoe, Steel Bridge

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. May 4, 2011 – Students in civil engineering put on a good show at the annual Rocky Mountain Conference of the American Society of Civil Engineers in early April. ...

Tech Rugby Club Scores Historic Victory

Tech Rugby Club Scores Historic Victory

SOCORRO, N.M. May 3, 2011 -- The Pygmies of the New Mexico Tech Rugby Club got a huge monkey off their backs Saturday, April 30, with a 52-36 victory over men's club division Santa Fe Santos. The home...

Author Will Critique Space Shuttle Program

Author Will Critique Space Shuttle Program

SOCORRO, N.M. April 29, 2011 – New Mexico Tech and the Civil Air Patrol are hosting a special presentation on the history of the Space Shuttle – “the most complex machine devised by man.” Author, his...

Barbershop Chorus Celebrates Hollywood Harmonies

Barbershop Chorus Celebrates Hollywood Harmonies

SOCORRO, N.M. April 30, 2011 – Hooray for the New MexiChords, one of the premier barbershop choruses in the Southwest, as they bring their specialized blend of harmonic melodies to town for a two-act ...

Subway's Jared Fogle Speaks At Mining Conference

Subway's Jared Fogle Speaks At Mining Conference

SOCORRO, N.M. April 27, 2011 – Jared Fogle, the longtime spokesman for Subway restaurants, will be speaking about health during next week’s New Mexico Mine Safety Conference. Jared F...

Barteau, Douglass Win Top Sports Honors

Barteau, Douglass Win Top Sports Honors

SOCORRO, N.M. April 26, 2011 -- Elizabeth Barteau and Jacob Douglass won the New Mexico Tech's Sportswoman and Sportsman of the Year for 2010-2011. Jacob Douglass and Elizabeth Bartea...

Math Trio Earns Honorable Mention In Global Contest

Math Trio Earns Honorable Mention In Global Contest

SOCORRO, N.M. April 26, 2011 – A New Mexico Tech trio of students earned Honorable Mention accolades in the 2011 Mathematical Contest in Modeling. Aaron Meurer, Ian Burch and Henry Horton were among ...

Professor Gets Patent For A Multifunction Composite

Professor Gets Patent For A Multifunction Composite

SOCORRO, N.M. April 22, 2011 – Tech professor Dr. Ashok K. Ghosh recently learned that the U.S. Patent Office has approved his application and granted him Patent Application No. 2009-044475A1. ...

Industry Group Honors Petroleum Professor

Industry Group Honors Petroleum Professor

SOCORRO, N.M. April 21, 2011 – Petroleum Engineering Professor Dr. Tom Engler won the inaugural educational award from a professional society. Dr. Tom EnglerProfessor of Petroleum Eng...

Duo Wins Statewide Survival Kit Design Competition

Duo Wins Statewide Survival Kit Design Competition

SOCORRO, N.M. April 21, 2011 – Two of New Mexico Tech’s bright, ambitious and innovative engineering students won a statewide contest for their independent design project through the American Society ...

Regents Approve 8 Percent Tuition Increase

SOCORRO, N.M. April 20, 2011 – The New Mexico Tech Board of Regents approved the administration’s recommendation to raise tuition 8 percent for next year during its meeting Tuesday at Macey Center. T...

Pygmies Win One in Home Tourney

Pygmies Win One in Home Tourney

  SOCORRO, N.M. April 20, 2011 – First-year rugby club Las Cruces Horny Toads made the most of their local debut Saturday, winning championship honors in the Socorro Challenge Tens Tournament. With ...

Shooting Club Competes At Nationals

Shooting Club Competes At Nationals

CHARLESTON, S.C. April 20, 2011 -- Four New Mexico Tech Shooting Sports Club members and coach Virginia McLemore traveled to Charleston, S.C. April 6-11 to compete in the NRA National Intercollegiate ...

Mexican Brass Quintet Will Jam At Macey

Mexican Brass Quintet Will Jam At Macey

SOCORRO, N.M. April 19, 2011 – The vibrant brass sounds that celebrate the culture of our southern neighbor, mixing tradition with innovation in moving from the blues to opera, Bach to the roads of Mi...

Memorial For Osman Inal Is Thursday

Memorial For Osman Inal Is Thursday

SOCORRO, N.M. April 12, 2011 – New Mexico Tech lost a dear and beloved professor Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010, when Dr. Osman T. Inal passed away. Dr. Inal’s family has scheduled a memorial service and ce...

Appreciation Awards Tap Five Students, One Club

Appreciation Awards Tap Five Students, One Club

SOCORRO, N.M. April 11, 2011– Five New Mexico Tech students and one student club are the 2011 winners of the Student Appreciation Awards. The 2011 Student App...

Faculty Members Launch Publishing Company

Faculty Members Launch Publishing Company

SOCORRO, N.M. April 7, 2011– New Mexico Tech professors officially have launched a new publishing house under the name of the university.Retired computer science professor Dr. Allan Stavely recently p...