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Oil Producers To Share Four Corners Data At Conference

Oil Producers To Share Four Corners Data At Conference

FARMINGTON, N.M. December 20, 2012 – An oil-and-gas conference scheduled for March 18 and 19, 2013, will feature a series of announcements about new drilling for shale oil in the Four Corners Region k...

Hydrology Research Describes Underground Water Flows

Hydrology Research Describes Underground Water Flows

SOCORRO, N.M. December 19, 2012– New research by New Mexico Tech professor Dr. John Wilson and doctoral student Katrina Koski sheds new light on the transfer of groundwater between very fast flow path...

Tech President, Faculty Lobby For New Funding Formula

Tech President, Faculty Lobby For New Funding Formula

SOCORRO, N.M. December 17, 2012 – Two state legislators who represent Socorro visited campus Thursday to get a tour of a new laboratory and hear concerns from faculty and staff. State Rep. Don Tripp ...

Computer Science Couple Designing Android App

Computer Science Couple Designing Android App

         SOCORRO, N.M. December 6, 2012– Two computer science students are taking their senior research project to an international conference – the same projec...

Homes Tour Benefits Tech Scholarship Fund

Homes Tour Benefits Tech Scholarship Fund

SOCORRO, N.M. December 5, 2012 – The 2012 AAUW Christmas Tour of Homes will be 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, at four homes in Socorro. The cost is $10, which is to benefit the Socorro chapter of the AAU...

Mariachi Experience Coming To Macey On Dec. 7

Mariachi Experience Coming To Macey On Dec. 7

SOCORRO, N.M. November 30, 2012 – Treat your family to an evening devoted to the complete mariachi holiday experience, from traditional music to a graceful and delightful ballet folklorico, starting a...

Pet Circus Returning To Macey Center

Pet Circus Returning To Macey Center

SOCORRO, N.M. November 20, 2012 – Back by popular demand, Gregory Popovich’s Comedy Pet Theater will delight audience members of all ages with a performance at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, at New Mexic...

Regents Report: Enrollment, Finances, New Partnership

SOCORRO, N.M. November 20, 2012– The New Mexico Tech Board of Regents heard updates on a variety of university issues, including enrollment, state funding, finances and a pending partnership with Abu ...

Fall Arts Festival Adds Hands-On Workshops

SOCORRO, N.M. November 19, 2012– The Community Education Department is hosting its annual fall Art Festival on Saturday, Dec. 1, with a smattering of new offerings. In addition to the traditional off...

Dance Ensemble Punctuates Festival of the Cranes Week

Dance Ensemble Punctuates Festival of the Cranes Week

SOCORRO, N.M. November 15, 2012 – Nature in her fall elegance on display at the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, and grace and beauty onstage at New Mexico Tech’s Macey Center – what a deli...

Global Village Day Opens Doors To The World

SOCORRO, N.M. November 15, 2012– New Mexico Tech’s international students will put their cultures on display for the annual Global Village Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday in the gym. The event will...

Voters Approve $18 Million For New Bureau Building

Voters Approve $18 Million For New Bureau Building

SOCORRO, N.M. November 8, 2012 – As most New Mexicans watched election results filter in Tuesday night, administrators at New Mexico Tech were paying close attention to voting on Bond Issue C. ...

2013 Research Symposium Registration Now Open

SOCORRO, N.M. November 6, 2012 – Registration is now open for the 2013 Student Research Symposium at New Mexico Tech. The second annual symposium is set for April 5, 2013, and all students – graduate...

Queens, Pygmies Drop Closing Matches

Queens, Pygmies Drop Closing Matches

SOCORRO, N.M. November 6, 2013 – New Mexico Tech’s rugby clubs, the Queens and Pygmies, both fell in season-concluding matches in Socorro Saturday. The Lady Chiles of New Mexico State University upset...

Tech Grad Invites Students To Set A Guinness World Record

Tech Grad Invites Students To Set A Guinness World Record

SOCORRO, N.M. November 1, 2012 – NRAO engineer and New Mexico Tech graduate Ephraim Ford is working to eliminate one item from his bucket list – getting into the Guinness Book of World Records. ...

Materials Undergrad Wins Conference Award For Research

Materials Undergrad Wins Conference Award For Research

SOCORRO, N.M. October 31, 2012 – Materials Engineering student Max Holliday earned second place for his research poster dealing with the testing of solder at the 24th Rio Grande Symposium on Advanced ...

Talking in Triangles: Communicating Science

Talking in Triangles: Communicating Science

SOCORRO, N.M. October 30, 2012– Professional communicator Dan Agan is presenting a workshop on communicating for scientists and engineers Friday. Dan Agan   Agan will p...

Memorial Services Set For Student Daniel Cox

Memorial Services Set For Student Daniel Cox

SOCORRO, N.M. October 29, 2012 – Memorial services for Tech student Daniel Cox will be Thursday in Los Alamos and Friday in Socorro. Cox passed away at his home in Socorro on Tuesday, Oct. 23. ...

Aerospace Conference Coming To Tech

SOCORRO, N.M. October 29, 2012 – The top minds in commercial space research programs will meet in Socorro for the second annual meeting of the Center of Excellence for Commercial Space Transportation ...

Alumni Ruggers Notch Close 49ers Win

SOCORRO, N.M. October 26, 2012 – Age and deceit overcome youth and vigor once again! New Mexico Tech’s alumni rugby team, the Ancestors, rallied in the second half of the school’s annual 49ers Black ...

Regents Approve Overhaul of Health Insurance Plan

 SOCORRO, N.M. October 24, 2012– As a result of mounting health insurance costs, the New Mexico Tech Board of Regents approved a new system that includes three PPO plans and scraps the three exis...

Shooting Club Hosts Smallbore Rifle Clinic

Shooting Club Hosts Smallbore Rifle Clinic

CAPITAN, N.M. October 24, 2012 – Eighteen shooters from throughout New Mexico and Texas, ranging in age from 9 to over 50, attended a smallbore rifle clinic hosted by the New Mexico Tech Shooting Spor...

Hitchcock Thriller Coming To Macey Stage

Hitchcock Thriller Coming To Macey Stage

SOCORRO, N.M. October 24, 2012 – Cue Funeral March of a Marionette. A stage play based on a movie directed by the Master of Suspense himself is dum-da-da-da-da-dum-da-dum-ing to New Mexico Tech’s Mace...

Tech Overhauling Employee Health Insurance

SOCORRO, N.M. October 15, 2012 – New Mexico Tech administrators will propose new health insurance programs for its employees at the Regents meeting Friday, Oct. 19. Health care costs are continually o...

Bollywood Visits Socorro During 49ers

Bollywood Visits Socorro During 49ers

SOCORRO, N.M. October 15, 2012 – “Bollywood” is coming to New Mexico Tech’s Macey Center at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, coinciding with the annual 49ers celebration, the university’s version of homecom...

49ers Celebration Schedule

SOCORRO, N.M. October 10, 2012 – The annual New Mexico Tech homecoming festivities are set! The 49ers Celebration will see a variety of activities organized for alumni, students and community members,...

Bureau Of Geology Celebrates Earth Science Week

SOCORRO, N.M. October 9, 2012 – The American Geological Institute (AGI) has sponsored Earth Science Week each year since 1998. This international event is designed to help the public, teachers, and st...

Pygmies Win Arizona 10s Tourney

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., October 9, 2012 – New Mexico Tech’s rugby clubs visited Flagstaff, Ariz., over the weekend for the 32nd annual Northern Arizona Tens tournament, returning with contrasting records. T...

Astrophoto Contest Caters To Stargazers

SOCORRO, N.M. October 2, 2012 – The Magdalena Ridge Observatory, New Horizons West, and the Enchanted Skies Star Party are hosting the inaugural High Altitude Astrophotography contest atop South Baldy...

Rugby Men Drop Second Home Match

  SOCORRO, N.M. October 3, 2012 – The autumn 2012 matchup between New Mexico Tech’s Pygmy Rugby Club and Albuquerque’s New Mexico Brujos indicated things have come full circle in the past few ye...

The Dunwells Lead The Latest British Invasion

The Dunwells Lead The Latest British Invasion

SOCORRO, N.M. October 1, 2012 – Gear up for “The Dunwells,” an up-and-coming British group that channels the British Invasion of the early 1960s, but with an exuberant sound uniquely their own, at 7:3...

Regents Hear About Enrollment Spike

SOCORRO, N.M. September 28, 2012– The official tally of students this semester hit an all-time high, New Mexico Tech Board of Regents learned at the regular meeting Tuesday in Socorro. The official e...

Record Turn-out For Fall Career Fair

Record Turn-out For Fall Career Fair

SOCORRO, N.M. September 27, 2012 – The Fall 2012 Career and Graduate School Fair had the largest student turn-out and one of the largest number of exhibitors.   'Meet the Recruite...

NMSU Ruggers Mar Tech’s Field Debut

NMSU Ruggers Mar Tech’s Field Debut

SOCORRO, N.M. September 25, 2012 – New Mexico Tech’s two rugby clubs may have taken the spirit of hospitality a step further than desired Saturday as both the Queens and Pygmies lost their first match...

High-Tech Entrepreneur Giving Two Talks

High-Tech Entrepreneur Giving Two Talks

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. September 20, 2012 – Noted businessman, investor and author Dr. Milton Chang (http://miltonchang.com) is giving a free talk about entrepreneurship on Thursday, Sept. 27, at the WESST...

Tech’s Rugby Queens Open Season Well

Tech’s Rugby Queens Open Season Well

LAS CRUCES, N.M. September 19, 2012 – New Mexico Tech’s Queens Rugby Club started their season with a bang Saturday in Las Cruces, ringing up a five-point try with their first touch of the ball agains...

Students Invited To Apply For Student Regent Position

SOCORRO, N.M. September 18, 2012 – New Mexico Tech is now accepting applications for the position of Student Regent. Omar Soliman’s term ends at the end of the year. The next Student Regent will serve...

Management Prof Publishes 5-in-1, Noted As Top Reviewer

Management Prof Publishes 5-in-1, Noted As Top Reviewer

  SOCORRO, N.M. September 18, 2012 – New Mexico Tech Department of Management Professor Dr. Toshi Sueyoshi recently had five research articles in one edition of Energy Economics and was recogniz...

Physicists Set Regional Meeting In Socorro

SOCORRO, N.M. September 13, 2012 – New Mexico Tech will host the regional conference of the American Physical Society in October for the first time. “The conference being held here is a result of a f...

Career Fair Includes 49 Employers

SOCORRO, N.M. September 12, 2012 – The Fall 2012 Career and Graduate School Fair continues to add new recruiters with just a week before the event. 49 exhibitors have signed up and 16 companies are sc...

Mining Grad Student Gets Best Student Paper Award

Mining Grad Student Gets Best Student Paper Award

SOCORRO, N.M. September 12, 2012– New Mexico Tech graduate student Ali Tarokh recently won the Best Student Paper Award at the 46th annual U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium in Chicago. ...

Convocation 2012 Video Now Online

SOCORRO, N.M. September 11, 2012 – The 2012 Convocation ceremony was a rousing success, with hundreds of new students in attendance. Fabian Vigil, 2008 graduate in mechanical engineering, gave the ke...

Mechanical Engineers Win ITEA Scholarships

Mechanical Engineers Win ITEA Scholarships

SOCORRO, N.M. September 11, 2012– Two mechanical engineering students earned scholarships from the International Testing and Evaluation Association this year. Undergraduate Steve...

NSF Grant To Foster Community College Transfers

SOCORRO, N.M. September 10, 2012 – New Mexico is the lead institution for a new National Science Foundation grant that aims to bring more community college students into fields of Science, Technology,...

Pygmies Win 1 of 3 In Santa Fe

SOCORRO, N.M. September 6, 2012 – Following just six practice sessions the New Mexico Tech Pygmy Rugby Club got their 2012-2013 campaign underway at the Santa Fe Tens tournament over the Labor Day wee...

Fall Career Fair Features New Workshops, More Interviews

SOCORRO, N.M. September 5, 2012 – The Fall 2012 Career and Graduate School Fair is shaping up to be among the biggest ever, with several new recruiters attending. Christina Anthony, Career Services C...

Tech Receives $900,000 For Border Security Training

SOCORRO, N.M. September 5, 2012 – The Bureau of Justice Assistance announced last week that it would provide a third year of funding for New Mexico Tech’s anti-drug trafficking training program. Dave...

Society of Petroleum Engineers Chapter Wins National Award

SOCORRO, N.M. September 4, 2012 – The Roswell Section of the Society of Petroleum Engineers will be awarded an Excellence Award from the national chapter this fall. The Roswell Section includes all o...

Seismology Intern Enjoyed Socorro And Greenland

Seismology Intern Enjoyed Socorro And Greenland

Alan Shi recently completed a summer internship at the IRIS/PASSCAL Instrument Center at New Mexico Tech. A sophomore from Woodinville, Wash., Shi is a mechanical engineering student at New Mexico Tec...

New Mexico Rock Helps to Explore Mars

New Mexico Rock Helps to Explore Mars

SOCORRO, N.M. September 4, 2012 – Thanks to the Bureau of Geology, a division of New Mexico Tech, a piece of the Land of Enchantment is on Mars. The Curiosity rover is carrying a small disc of basalt,...

Rifle Team Scores At State  Championship

Rifle Team Scores At State Championship

SOCORRO, N.M. August 28, 2012 – Seventeen smallbore rifle competitors from New Mexico, Colorado and Texas gathered in Capitan, N.M., for the New Mexico State Conventional Prone .22 Rifle Championship....

Student Films Recruitment Video For Freshmen

Student Films Recruitment Video For Freshmen

SOCORRO, N.M. August 27, 2012– Junior Tyler Robinson took his role as Peer Facilitator quite seriously. The environmental engineering major made a recruitment video for the “grab bag”...

Tech Enrollment Reaches New High Of 2,100

UPDATE: SOCORRO, N.M. August 28, 2012– New Mexico Tech once again has a record-setting student population this year, with 2,100 students enrolled. Last year's official total was 2,009. The figures ar...

First Week Full Of Activities For Techies

SOCORRO, N.M. August 17, 2012 – New Mexico Tech is bursting at the seams and has plenty of activities to keep the Techie population entertained and engaged to start the new semester. The residence ha...

Convocation Officially Kicks Off Career Of 2012 Freshmen

Convocation Officially Kicks Off Career Of 2012 Freshmen

SOCORRO, N.M. August 17, 2012 – The 2012 school year officially kicks off with a special Convocation Ceremony at 4 p.m. Monday, August 20. Fabian Vigil, Class of 2009, will be the gue...

Brown Award Winner Lands Graduate Scholarship

Brown Award Winner Lands Graduate Scholarship

SOCORRO, N.M. August 15, 2012 – 2012 Brown Award winner Alyssa Rose Hensley continues to rack up the honors. The chemical engineering graduate was named a Fife Fellow by Tau Beta Pi, the engineering h...

Rugby Clubs Gearing Up For Fall Semester

SOCORRO, N.M. August 15, 2012 – New Mexico Tech’s Pygmy rugby club will kick off their 38th (or 39th – it seems not many of the players were counting in the 1970s) year of play on a brand new pitch. ...

Freshman Earns National Industry Scholarship

Freshman Earns National Industry Scholarship

SOCORRO, N.M. August 13, 2012 – Incoming freshman Devon Castro of Albuquerque is headed to New Mexico Tech with a national scholarship to help defray his room and board costs. Devon C...

Photo Contest Caters To Astronomy Buffs

Photo Contest Caters To Astronomy Buffs

SOCORRO, N.M. August 10, 2012 – The Magdalena Ridge Observatory, New Horizons West, and the Enchanted Skies Star Party are pleased to announce an astrophotography contest, High Altitude Astrophotograp...

Civil Engineer Enjoyed Semester In Botswana

Civil Engineer Enjoyed Semester In Botswana

SOCORRO, N.M. July 31, 2012 – Civil engineering student Gwen Brown might not finish her degree in four years, but she will finish her studies with an international experience that she’ll never forget....

Student Engagement Program Welcomes New Director

Student Engagement Program Welcomes New Director

SOCORRO, N.M. August 1, 2012 – The Student Engagement and Success program has a new director. Lisa Majkowski is stepping up from Activities Director to Program Director, as Dr. Michael Pullin takes ov...

Tech Sponsoring Mining Job Fair For Military Veterans

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. July 16, 2012 — New Mexico Tech and the Bureau of Mine Safety are among the lead sponsors of a new job fair for military veterans. “Mining for Veterans” is a free job fair in Albuqu...

Dormitory Construction Getting Started

Dormitory Construction Getting Started

SOCORRO, N.M. July 5, 2012 – Construction of the new dormitory will commence officially later this week. Pavilion Construction of Albuquerque, with headquarters in Portland, Ore., has begun fencing of...

Tech Grad Selected As ‘Einstein Fellow’

Tech Grad Selected As ‘Einstein Fellow’

SANTA FE, N.M. July 6, 2012 – A New Mexico Tech graduate has been selected as an “Einstein Fellow” and will serve as an educational advisor in Washington, D.C., next year. Marcia Barton is a high sch...

Longtime Landscape Guru Leaves Lasting Visual Legacy

Longtime Landscape Guru Leaves Lasting Visual Legacy

  SOCORRO, N.M. July 29, 2012 – Karyn DeBont did, indeed, bloom where she was planted. When she first arrived in Socorro in 1983, she admits that her initial reaction to the central New Mexico ...

Sawmill Fire 3 Miles from Mountaintop Research Facilities

Sawmill Fire 3 Miles from Mountaintop Research Facilities

JULY 2, 2012, UPDATE -- The Sawmill Fire is smoldering, but is nearly all contained and does not pose an immediate threat to New Mexico Tech's research facilities atop South Baldy, which is about thre...

Mechanical Engineer Wins Tau Beta Pi Award

  SOCORRO, N.M. June 28, 2012 – The Tau Beta Pi engineering honor society at Tech has selected the recipient of the 2012-2013 scholarship. June Stanley, a mechanical engineering major, was sele...

Hurricanes, Remedy, Bluegrass, Jazz and Much More!

Hurricanes, Remedy, Bluegrass, Jazz and Much More!

SOCORRO, N.M. July 2, 2012 – The 20th annual Fourth of July celebration on the New Mexico Tech campus may be the best one yet – so arrive early to stake out a site for you and your family in the grass...

Summer Science Program Challenges Top H.S. Students

SOCORRO, N.M. June 14, 2012 – Three dozen of the world’s top high school science students are spending six weeks in the 10th annual Summer Science Program at New Mexico Tech. For the next 39 days the ...

Three Techies Gather Medical Research Awards

Three Techies Gather Medical Research Awards

SOCORRO, N.M. June 7, 2012 – Three Tech students came home with top awards at the annual INBRE Conference in Santa Fe in April. Mika Myers in a chemical engineering lab at New Mexico ...

Wildfires Continue To Burn In Gila National Forest

CATRON COUNTY, N.M. June 5, 2012 -- The Whitewater and Baldy Fire Complex has reached 260,000 acres and is still only 20 percent contained. The fires, ignited May 16, have produced excessive smoke in ...

Enrique Koerdell Wins Annual Rugby Honor

Enrique Koerdell Wins Annual Rugby Honor

SOCORRO, N.M. June 4, 2012 – Enrique Koerdell, a junior in civil engineering at New Mexico Tech, has been named recipient of the Jeremiah Wright Memorial Cup as the outstanding men’s rugby player for ...

State Issues Smoke Advisory For Southern New Mexico

SANTA FE, May 24, 2012 – The New Mexico Department of Health and New Mexico Environment Department today issued a smoke advisory for areas of New Mexico affected by smoke from wildfires in the Gila Wi...

Dr. Frank Huang: Distinguished Teacher 2012

Dr. Frank Huang: Distinguished Teacher 2012

SOCORRO, N.M. May 24, 2012 – Each year, Tech recognizes outstanding two faculty members at commencement with special awards. Dr. Frank Huang (left) is introduced as the 2012 Distingu...

Dr. Philip Kyle: Distinguished Researcher 2012

Dr. Philip Kyle: Distinguished Researcher 2012

SOCORRO, N.M. May 24, 2012 – Each year, Tech recognizes outstanding two faculty members at commencement with special awards. Dr. Philip Kyle (left) receives the Distinguished Researc...

Regents Report: Construction, Graduation, Enrollment, Raises

SOCORRO, N.M. May 23, 2012– The Board of Regents officially approved the graduation list for May 2012 and heard about enrollment, salary increases and construction projects at two recent meetings. Du...

Tips for Watching The Eclipse On May 20

Tips for Watching The Eclipse On May 20

SOCORRO, N.M. May 16, 2012 -- The Magdalena Ridge Observatory has published several items related to the upcoming annular eclipse on Sunday evening, May 20. The Tech astronomy facility helped sponsor ...

Top Student Awards Announced At Graduation

Top Student Awards Announced At Graduation

SOCORRO, N.M. May 15, 2012 – The top student awards were announced at Commencement on Saturday, including the Brown and Cramer Awards for undergraduates and the Langmuir and Founders Awards for gradua...

Mechanical Engineering: A New Mexico Tech Success Story

Mechanical Engineering: A New Mexico Tech Success Story

SOCORRO, N.M. May 9, 2012 – In eleven short years, the Mechanical Engineering Department has exploded to become the largest on campus, comprising more than 25 percent of the undergraduate population. ...

Professor Emeritus Gets Top Industry Award

Professor Emeritus Gets Top Industry Award

SOCORRO, N.M. May 8, 2012 -- Dr. Cathy Aimone-Martin has dedicated her career to explosions. The retired Tech professor spent 25 years educating mineral engineers in the finer points of explosives, ...

Space Test Experiment Gets Federal Grants For 2 Launches

Space Test Experiment Gets Federal Grants For 2 Launches

SOCORRO, N.M. May 10, 2012 – Dr. Andrei Zagrai and Dr. Anders Jorgensen will be flying another experiment into space in coming months – twice actually.  A diagram of the soon-to...

Mineral Engineers Win National Scholarships

Mineral Engineers Win National Scholarships

SOCORRO, N.M. May 8, 2012 – Two mineral engineering undergraduates received competitive industry scholarships recently. Lee Gagnon and Renee Kafka were selected by professional groups to receive awar...

Graduation To Be Broadcast Live

Graduation To Be Broadcast Live

SOCORRO, N.M. May 9, 2012 – The trees are being trimmed; the lawn manicured; the flowers planted and the bleachers are in place. The Class of 2012 takes center stage during commencement ceremonies at ...

Latest Xchanges E-Journal Features Undergrad Research

Latest Xchanges E-Journal Features Undergrad Research

SOCORRO, N.M. May 7, 2012 – New Mexico Tech students steal the show in the latest edition of Xchanges. Three of the four articles in the technical communications online journal are authored by Tech un...

Tech Cuts Ribbon On New Children’s Center Friday

Tech Cuts Ribbon On New Children’s Center Friday

SOCORRO, N.M. May 2, 2012 – New Mexico Tech will officially cut the ribbon at the new Macey Family Children’s Center. The university invites the local community to the special occasion at 2 p.m. Frida...

Chemistry Club Donates Biodiesel To Honor Earth Day

Chemistry Club Donates Biodiesel To Honor Earth Day

SOCORRO, N.M. May 1, 2012 – To commemorate Earth Day, the Chemistry Club at New Mexico Tech donated 30 gallons of biodiesel that the members had made from waste vegetable oil. Chem...

Sohaib Soliman: Campus Leader, Lifelong Techie

Sohaib Soliman: Campus Leader, Lifelong Techie

SOCORRO, N.M. April 30, 2012 – Sohaib Soliman is proud to have been a Techie all his life – virtually. As a pre-schooler, he started “going to school” at the New Mexico Tech Children’s Center. ...

Laura Montoya: Loves The Magic Of Chemistry

Laura Montoya: Loves The Magic Of Chemistry

SOCORRO, N.M. April 30, 2012 – Laura Montoya is a rare sophomore who is being named a Macey Scholar for her junior year. She worked at Sandia National Laboratory two summers – before entering school a...

Hannah Sullivan: Pursuing Her Dreams In Science, Life

Hannah Sullivan: Pursuing Her Dreams In Science, Life

SOCORRO, N.M. April 30, 2012– Hannah Sullivan fits the mold for a Macey Scholar – even if she didn’t come to Tech with the same pedigree that many students bring.  Hannah Sulliv...

All in the Family: Brian Stanley Keeps Up Tradition

All in the Family: Brian Stanley Keeps Up Tradition

SOCORRO, N.M. April 30, 2012 – Welcome to the 2012 version of “All in the Family.” Brian Stanley – third generation Techie, Macey Scholar and younger brother of a Macey Scholar. &nbs...

Bureau Of Geology Welcomes New Chief

Bureau Of Geology Welcomes New Chief

SOCORRO, N.M. April 30, 2012 – After nearly a year-long search, the N.M. Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources has found a new chief executive. New Mexico Tech President Dr. Daniel H. Lopez told the...

Four Super-Students Named Macey Scholars

Four Super-Students Named Macey Scholars

SOCORRO, N.M. April 30, 2012 – New Mexico Tech has selected four stellar students to be the 2012-2013 William B. and Jean M. Macey Scholars, the university’s most prestigious and competitive scholarsh...

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Mariachi, Dancing

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Mariachi, Dancing

SOCORRO, N.M. April 30, 2012 – Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in style, when Mariachi Buenaventura, the state’s first all-female mariachi troupe; singer Reynaldo Maestas and the Baila! Baila! folkloríco danc...

New Instrument Will Join Study of Exoplanets

New Instrument Will Join Study of Exoplanets

SOCORRO, N.M. April 26, 2012 – New Mexico Tech professors and students are making headway in the burgeoning field of exoplanet study. Now, three years after initial funding, the Tech team has complete...

Sports Clubs Bestow Annual Awards

Sports Clubs Bestow Annual Awards

SOCORRO, N.M. April 26, 2012 – Members of New Mexico Tech’s 16 sport clubs gathered at the open air golf pavilion on the evening of Sunday, April 15 to share dinner and honor standout student athletes...

Tech Rugby Rally Falls Short Against Brujos

  SOCORRO, N.M. April 23, 3012 – It may have been a week too late for the New Mexico Tech men’s rugby team to be challenging a men’s club side. With many players passing on the club’s last scheduled ...

Campus Heroes Get Student Appreciation Awards

Campus Heroes Get Student Appreciation Awards

SOCORRO, N.M. April 24, 2012 – Four New Mexico Tech students and two student organizations are the 2012 winners of the Student Appreciation Awards. These outstanding contributors to campus life are A...

Initial ‘Career Cab’ Is A Rousing Success

Initial ‘Career Cab’ Is A Rousing Success

SOCORRO, N.M. April 23, 2012– The Career Services Office staged its first “Career Cab” event on Wednesday, ferrying students across campus and quizzing them about careers, resumes, interviews and camp...

Athletic Field Getting New Irrigation System

SOCORRO, N.M. April 19, 2012 – The Athletic Field has been fenced off and is off limits as contractors install a new irrigation system. The field will be re-opened in time for the UTEP football team's...

Freshmen Loving Their Hands-On Research Project

Freshmen Loving Their Hands-On Research Project

SOCORRO, N.M. April 19, 2012 – The new Living-Learning Community program will reach its big finale in coming weeks. Three dozen freshmen will see how well they predicted the power output from their so...