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Tech Forging Partnership With Japanese University

Tech Forging Partnership With Japanese University

SOCORRO, N.M. December 5, 2013 – Dr. Manabu Sugiyama, a full professor at Gunma University in Japan, visited New Mexico Tech this fall to conduct research in the Tech Management Department, as part of...

Meet Dr. Stirling Colgate, Iconic Tech President

During the summer of 2011, former Tech president Dr. Stirling A. Colgate agreed to be interviewed over lunch for New Mexico Tech’s Gold Pan alumni magazine – and for Gold Pan readers only. This articl...

Former Tech Pres. Colgate Passes Away

Former Tech Pres. Colgate Passes Away

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. December 4, 2013 – Dr. Stirling A.Colgate, an internationally renowned astrophysicist and former New Mexico Tech president, died Sunday, Dec. 1, at his Los Alamos home.   ...

Tech Starts New Strategic Plan Initiative

SOCORRO, N.M. December 3, 2013 – New Mexico Tech has officially kicked off the process to develop a new Strategic Plan, which will be used to help guide the university’s near future. Graduate Dean Dr...

Board of Regents OKs 16 Percent Health Insurance Hike

SOCORRO, N.M. November 26, 2013 – The New Mexico Tech Board of Regents recently approved a 16 percent increase in health insurance premiums for its employees effective Jan. 1, 2014. Tech’s Human Reso...

Grammy Winner Robert Mirabal Comes To Tech

Grammy Winner Robert Mirabal Comes To Tech

SOCORRO, N.M. November 14, 2013 – Two-time Grammy winner Robert Mirabal, together with 10 singers/dancers/musicians from the Jemez Pueblo, will perform ceremonial pieces rarely, if ever, seen outside ...

Pygmies Draw Curtain on Long Season

Pygmies Draw Curtain on Long Season

SOCORRO, N.M. November 13, 2013 – The Santa Fe Rugby Club brought the New Mexico Tech Pygmies’ fall season to a rude ending Saturday in Socorro, brushing off the students by a 62-7 score. ...

Queens Finish Fall Campaign with Triumph

Queens Finish Fall Campaign with Triumph

SOCORRO, N.M. November 13, 2013 – With a little help from friends New Mexico Tech’s Queens finished their fall season at home Saturday, overcoming the challenge of the Red Mountain Rugby Club of Tempe...

Regents Dedicate Torres Residence Hall

SOCORRO, N.M. October 23, 2013 – The New Mexico Tech Board of Regents dedicated the new Steve S. Torres Residence Hall after the regular monthly meeting September 26 in Socorro. Mr. Torres, who serve...

Tech Rugby Grads Win Black & Blue Classic

Tech Rugby Grads Win Black & Blue Classic

SOCORRO, N.M. October 22, 2013 – A team composed of New Mexico Tech graduates survived a stern test from the current student team in the 49ers Black and Blue rugby match Friday evening, coming from be...

Philharmonic Presents Evening of Bach

Philharmonic Presents Evening of Bach

SOCORRO, N.M. October 31, 2013 – The New Mexico Philharmonic Orchestra will showcase the works of Baroque composer Johann Sebastian Bach in a New Mexico Tech Performing Arts Series concert at 7:30 p.m...

Showman Brings Variety Show to Macey Center

Showman Brings Variety Show to Macey Center

SOCORRO, N.M. October 21, 2013 – Professional showman Andy Gross has to be seen – and heard – to be believed; so prepare to be amazed when the master entertainer takes the stage at New Mexico Tech’s M...

Physics Prof Speaks at TEDxABQ

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. October 21, 2013 – Dr. Michelle Creech-Eakman has been working for years on a project of astronomical proportions and she recently gave a TEDxABQ talk to a packed Popejoy Hall at UNM...

49ers Celebration Schedule Set

The annual 49ers Celebration and Alumni Homecoming has another great series of events for students, alumni, employees and community members. The ritual trip up the mountain to give the 'M' a facelift...

Bureau of Geology Celebrates Earth Science Week

SOCORRO, N.M. October 11, 2013 –The New Mexico Bureau of Geology is celebrating Earth Science Week with an Open House from 2 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17, at the bureau’s offices on the New Mexico T...

Tech Receives $22 Million To Continue Training Program

SOCORRO, N.M. October 10, 2013 – New Mexico Tech has secured another year of funding from the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency to continue training the natio...

Austin Trio Brings Swing & Jazz To Macey

Austin Trio Brings Swing & Jazz To Macey

 SOCORRO, N.M. September 26, 2013 – Swing dancers and hot jazz lovers are in for a treat when the Austin-based Western swing-band trio, Hot Club of Cowtown, performs in concert at 7:30 p.m. on Fr...

Minutes - April 2013

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Board of Regents 9:00 a.m., Sunday, April 21, 2013 Macey Center Copper Room Socorro, New Mexico M I N U T E S   The New Mexico Tech Board of R...

Minutes - March 2013 Meeting

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Board of Regents 1:30 p.m., Thursday, March 28, 2013 Fidel Center, Ballroom A Socorro, New Mexico M I N U T E S   The New Mexico Tech Board of...

Minutes - February 2013 meeting

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Board of Regents 1:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 The Inn at Loretto, Tesuque Room 211 Old Santa Fe Trail Santa Fe, New Mexico M I N U T E S  ...

Ruggers Get Home Win Over UTEP

Ruggers Get Home Win Over UTEP

SOCORRO, N.M. September 19, 2013 – New Mexico Tech and the University of Texas at El Paso found a window between rainstorms of sufficient duration to renew a long-dormant rugby rivalry in Socorro Satu...

String Quartets Kick Off Chamber Music Series

String Quartets Kick Off Chamber Music Series

SOCORRO, N.M. September 18, 2013 -- “I love this program,” Willy Sucre said of the premier concert in the four-part Presidential Chamber Music Series scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23 a...

Nouveau Flamenco Guitarist Opens Season At Macey

Nouveau Flamenco Guitarist Opens Season At Macey

SOCORRO, N.M. September 17, 2013 – Internationally acclaimed nouveau flamenco guitarist Ottmar Liebert and his band, Luna Negra, will open the New Mexico Tech 2013-2014 Performing Arts Series season w...

Rugby Queens Exuberant Despite Loss

Rugby Queens Exuberant Despite Loss

SOCORRO, N.M. September 12, 2013 – The final outcome was never in doubt Saturday as New Mexico Tech's Queens rugby club were walloped 64-7 by the University of New Mexico in Socorro. For the home tea...

Fall Career Fair Features 43 Exhibitors

SOCORRO, N.M. September 4, 2013 – The Fall 2013 Career and Graduate School Fair is shaping up to be among the biggest ever, with several new recruiters attending. The event will be from 9 a.m. to 2:30...

Science Advisory Council Meets At Tech

SOCORRO, N.M. September 4, 2013 – The Math and Science Advisory Council will hold its next meeting at the MaceyCenter ballroom at New Mexico Tech from 1 to 5 p.m. September 6. State statute requires ...

Pygmy Ruggers Open With Losses in Santa Fe

SANTA FE, N.M. September 3, 2013 – The New Mexico Tech men's rugby club opened their 2013-2014 campaign over the Labor Day weekend with three losses in the 41st annual Santa Fe Tens tournament. This t...

Academic Affairs Support Services Restructured

SOCORRO, N.M. August 27, 2013 – Over the last few years, the academic support services for student learning housed within Academic Affairs have grown, and recently, the decision was made to restructur...

Performing Arts Series Season Showcases Diversity

Performing Arts Series Season Showcases Diversity

SOCORRO, N.M. August 22, 2013 – The upcoming New Mexico Tech Performing Arts Series season opens with a performance by an internationally acclaimed nouveau flamenco guitarist and closes with a visit f...

Prof.  Dr.  Igor V. Magedov (1964-2013)

Prof. Dr. Igor V. Magedov (1964-2013)

New Mexico Tech chemistry professor Dr. Igor Magedov passed away during the summer break. Several of his colleagues on campus put together the following memorial obituary to commemorate a man much bel...

Exoplanet Instrument Coming Together

Exoplanet Instrument Coming Together

SOCORRO, N.M. August 15, 2013– The pieces are all coming together for New Mexico Tech’s new exoplanet instrument. The New Mexico Extrasolar Spectroscopic Survey Instrument, known as NESSI, is nearly ...

Tech Graduate Student Wins Teaching Award

Tech Graduate Student Wins Teaching Award

SOCORRO, N.M August 12, 2013 – A student in the Master’s of Science for Teachers program recently received the state teacher of the year award from the Air Force Association. Olga Vazquez wrote her th...

Physics Students At Radio Astronomy Boot Camp

Physics Students At Radio Astronomy Boot Camp

SOCORRO, N.M. August 8, 2013 – Four physics graduate students spent a week catching some waves in Puerto Rico in July. But they weren’t at the beach; they were catching radio waves at the Arecibo Obse...

Teachers Go Back To School In Summer Institute

Teachers Go Back To School In Summer Institute

SOCORRO, N.M. August 1, 2013– Dozens of high school and middle school teachers went “back to school” early this year. The science teachers spent a week at New Mexico Tech in the Summer Teacher Institu...

Tech Adding Parking Lot On College Ave.

SOCORRO, N.M. July 22, 2013 – New Mexico Tech is opening a new parking lot on College Avenue just east of campus. The currently vacant lot will be graded and gravel will be applied. Parking bumpers w...

State Of New Mexico Hosting Free Water Testing

SOCORRO, N.M. July 17, 2013 – The State of New Mexico is providing free water testing for local residents who have private wells. Bring a water sample to the FidelCenter atrium from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. ...

Rocket Team Wins International Flight Contest

Rocket Team Wins International Flight Contest

SOCORRO, N.M. July 12, 2013 – A New Mexico Tech team of mechanical engineering students won top prizes at the Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competition in Green River, Utah, in June. The Scepter...

Tech’s Observatory Hosts Meteor Shower Party

SOCORRO, N.M. July 8, 2013 – The Magdalena Ridge Observatory is hosting a special sky-observing event during the Perseid Meteor Shower on Saturday, August 10. Professional organizations and observato...

Technical Communication Club Jams Out

Technical Communication Club Jams Out

SOCORRO, N.M. July 3, 2013 – Three technical communication students participated in a Presentation Jam, organized by the statewide Society of Technical Communication chapter June 8 in Albuquerque. Eli...

Tech Alumnus Inspires Entrepreneurial Students

SOCORRO, N.M. July 1, 2013 – A core group of ambitious New Mexico Tech students took a crash course on entrepreneurship in June with a Tech graduate who has made a career out of launching successful c...

July 4 Celebration Features Popular Lineup

July 4 Celebration Features Popular Lineup

SOCORRO, N.M. June 27, 2013 – Tired of the crowds, the search for parking, high concession prices? Ditch the Big City for the small town of Socorro and enjoy Independence Day as it was meant to be cel...

Freshmen Research Projects Proving Successful

Freshmen Research Projects Proving Successful

SOCORRO, N.M. June 20, 2013 – A new initiative to engage freshmen is taking off like wildfire. The Living Learning Community program was initiated in 2011 with one cohort of students. This past year, ...

Senior Team Wins Conference Award

Senior Team Wins Conference Award

SOCORRO, N.M. June 10, 2013 – A New Mexico Tech team of mechanical engineering students won third place for their presentation at a design conference in April. The “Reduced-Cost Heliostat” team prese...

Academic Support Services Restructured

SOCORRO, N.M. June 6, 2013 – Over the last few years, the academic support services for student learning housed within Academic Affairs have grown, and recently, the decision was made to restructure h...

Tech Featured In Annual Rankings Again

SOCORRO, N.M. June 4, 2013 – Once again New Mexico Tech has received high ranking statistics from prominent sources. Tech has received high marks in a number of different areas from no less than four ...

4 Techies Earn NASA Research Awards

4 Techies Earn NASA Research Awards

SOCORRO, N.M. May 29, 2013 – Four Tech students have been recognized by NASA and the New Mexico Space Grant Consortium for their research projects and academic excellence. The N.M. Space Grant Consor...

Ruggers Compete in 7-man Tourney

Ruggers Compete in 7-man Tourney

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. May 24, 2013 – The New Mexico Tech men's rugby club could only manage one drawn match alongside two losses in the 15th Annual Celtic Sevens tournament in Albuquerque on Saturday, May...

Trujillo Wins Top Annual Rugby Award

Trujillo Wins Top Annual Rugby Award

SOCORRO, N.M. May 21, 2013 – The Jeremiah Wright Trophy, awarded each spring to New Mexico Tech’s most valuable male rugby player, has been awarded via team ballot to Blaine Trujillo for the 2012-2013...

Investigators Continue Work At Fire Site

SOCORRO, N.M. May 17, 2013 – The investigation into a fire that injured four people at a remote site on the EMRTC Test Range on Monday is still ongoing as of Friday morning. New Mexico Tech investigat...

Top Student Awards Unveiled

Top Student Awards Unveiled

SOCORRO, N.M. May 17, 2013 – Every year New Mexico Tech presents two awards for graduate students – the Langmuir Award and the Founders Award and three awards for undergraduation students – the Brown ...

Top Faculty Awards Announced

Top Faculty Awards Announced

SOCORRO, N.M. May 17, 2013 – Each year, New Mexico Tech recognizes outstanding research and teaching by a faculty members. The 2013 winners are Dr. Ali Fakhimi of the Mineral Engineering Department, ...

Student Groups Recognize Super Volunteers

Student Groups Recognize Super Volunteers

SOCORRO, N.M. May 16, 2013 – Every year, the Student Government Association and the Graduation Student Association presents awards to faculty, staff and students. Dr. Frank Reinow accepts...

Two Alumni Awarded; Honorary Doctorate Given

Two Alumni Awarded; Honorary Doctorate Given

SOCORRO, N.M. May 16, 2013 – Every year, the New Mexico Tech Alumni Association presents awards to Tech graduates who are exceptional in their field and have promoted the university. Tech also awarded...

2013 Commencement Will Stream Online

SOCORRO, N.M. May 9, 2013 -- Once again this year the department of Educational Outreach and Distance Instruction will be offering a live webcast of the commencement ceremony. The ceremony begins at 9...

Jacob Brown: Macey Scholar, Biology Major

Jacob Brown: Macey Scholar, Biology Major

SOCORRO, N.M. May 9, 2013 – Jacob Brown discovered a calling to be a dentist after coming to New Mexico Tech. The native of Truth or Consequences dropped in to the office of dentist Dr. Duane Beers i...

Tyler Robinson: Macey Scholar, Envirnomental Engineer

Tyler Robinson: Macey Scholar, Envirnomental Engineer

SOCORRO, N.M. May 9, 2013 – Tyler Robinson jumped right in to the life of a college student when he matriculated in 2010. The junior from Alamogordo joined the First Year Experience program and soon a...

Kelsey Meyer: Macey Scholar, Physics & Materials

Kelsey Meyer: Macey Scholar, Physics & Materials

SOCORRO, N.M. May 9, 2013 – Junior Kelsey Meyer is not only an outstanding scholar, but is quite ambitious as well. She expects to graduate in four years with two degrees – bachelor’s in physics and i...

Alex Stringer: Macey Scholar, Electrical Engineer

Alex Stringer: Macey Scholar, Electrical Engineer

SOCORRO, N.M. May 9, 2013 – Alex Stringer has made a long round trip that started and ended in Socorro – and includes being a 2013-2014 Macey Scholar. Stringer, a junior in electrical engineering, gre...

New Macey Scholars Represent Best Of The Best

New Macey Scholars Represent Best Of The Best

SOCORRO, N.M. May 9, 2013 – The four new Macey Scholars share certain traits, but they represent a cross-section of the New Mexico Tech. They are all from different academic disciplines. They are all...

Eight Students Garner 2013 Appreciation Awards

Eight Students Garner 2013 Appreciation Awards

SOCORRO, N.M. May 3, 2013 – Eight students and one club won the 2013 Student Appreciations Awards, present at the annual banquet Friday on campus. Melissa Begay, the Director of Physical Recreation a...

Two Dedicated Athletes Take Annual Honors

Two Dedicated Athletes Take Annual Honors

SOCORRO, N.M. May 2, 2013 – Claire Honeyfield and Rick Cosentino have been named New Mexico Tech University’s Sportswoman and Sportsman for the 2012-2013 academic year. The pair were selected from nom...

New Dormitory On Schedule For Summer Completion

SOCORRO, N.M. May 1, 2013 – The Board of Regents received updates on construction, enrollment and international collaborations at its April meeting in Socorro. The Board approved an average tuition-a...

Tuition Increase Is $125 Per Semester In-State

SOCORRO, N.M. April 30, 2013 – Financial took center stage at the April meeting of the New Mexico Tech Board of Regents – the annual budget, a tuition increase, faculty salaries, and the Lottery Schol...

Miners Are ‘Everyday Heroes’ At Safety Conference

Miners Are ‘Everyday Heroes’ At Safety Conference

SOCORRO, N.M. April 29, 2013 – Macey Center will once again host the annual New Mexico Mine Health and Safety Conference, May 6-8. The 2013 theme is “Everyday Heroes.” State Mine Inspector Terence Fo...

Statewide Summit Addresses Future Of Lottery Scholarship

Statewide Summit Addresses Future Of Lottery Scholarship

SOCORRO, N.M. April 25, 2013 – A two-day experiment in lobbying by Tech students has mushroomed into a statewide discussion about the future of the flagging New Mexico Lottery Scholarship Fund. Sohai...

Mineral Engineer Wins 2 National Scholarships

Mineral Engineer Wins 2 National Scholarships

SOCORRO, N.M. April 25, 2013 – New Mexico Tech senior Ashleigh Mitchell earned two competitive national scholarships from the Society of Mining Engineers this year. Dr. Navid Mojtabai...

Pygmies Drastically Improved in Closing Loss

Pygmies Drastically Improved in Closing Loss

SANTA FE, N.M. April 24, 2013 – For graduating senior captain Enrique Koerdell of New Mexico Tech's men's rugby team, it was "closure." Koerdell's Pygmies didn't beat the Santos RFC in Santa Fe Saturd...

‘Night at the Opera’ Features Concert, Elegant Dinner

‘Night at the Opera’ Features Concert, Elegant Dinner

SOCORRO, N.M. April 23, 2013 – Enjoy a “Night at the Opera” with the Santa Fe Opera Apprentices at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 2, at New Mexico Tech’s Macey Center – and celebrate the evening in style, wi...

Tech Grad Elected American Bar Association Officer

Tech Grad Elected American Bar Association Officer

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. April 18, 2013 – Adding yet another milestone in her continued leadership of local, state, and national bar associations, Socorro native and New Mexico Tech graduate Mary T. Torres h...

“Smart” Classroom Brings Guest Speakers From Afar

SOCORRO, N.M. April 17, 2013 – In past years when chemistry Professor Michael Heagy wanted to bring in some guest speakers to his graduate seminar, he had to rely on “the kindness of strangers, “ so t...

Tech Rugby Teams Prove Generous Hosts

Tech Rugby Teams Prove Generous Hosts

SOCORRO, N.M. April 17, 2013 – New Mexico Tech’s men’s and women’s rugby clubs combined to host the “Eighth Sometimes Annual Socorro Challenge” April 13 and although neither team managed a victory, fr...

Macey Scholars Named For 2013-2014

SOCORRO, N.M. April 17, 2013 – New Mexico Tech has announced the 2013-2014 Macey Scholars, the university’s top academic award, usually given to four rising seniors. This year’s winners: Kelsey Me...

Regents Hear About 2013 Legislative Successes

SOCORRO, N.M. April 12, 2013 – The 2013 legislative session, according to President Daniel H. Lopez’ report, included several highlights worthy of mention regarding New Mexico Tech, including a succes...

Famed Second City Troupe Highlights Spring Fling

Famed Second City Troupe Highlights Spring Fling

SOCORRO, N.M. April 9, 2013 – The Second City just might be the first name in contemporary comedy theatre, dating back over a half century – and its “Best of Second City” troupe is headed to New Mexic...

Albuquerque’s Hip Hop Poet Laureate Speaks At Tech

Albuquerque’s Hip Hop Poet Laureate Speaks At Tech

SOCORRO, N.M. April 9, 2013 – New Mexico Tech welcomes the poet laureate of Albuquerque to campus for a workshop and poetry reading to commemorate National Poetry Month. Hakim Bellamy, who recently r...

New Film ‘Switch’ Delves Into Global Energy Questions

New Film ‘Switch’ Delves Into Global Energy Questions

SOCORRO, N.M. April 3, 2013 – A new documentary about global energy systems is coming to New Mexico Tech. Switch will show at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 11, in Workman 101. The film is free and open to th...

 ‘Street Beat’ Features Urban Rhythm & Dance

‘Street Beat’ Features Urban Rhythm & Dance

SOCORRO, N.M. April 2, 2013 – “Street Beat,” billed as an explosion of urban rhythm and dance and featuring modern “street” choreography is bringing its rollicking, high-energy show to New Mexico Tech...

Research Symposium Features 68 Projects

SOCORRO, N.M. March 26, 2013 – The second annual Student Research Symposium at New Mexico Tech features a wide range of innovative projects, including 39 posters and 29 oral presentations. The event ...

Weeklong Workshop Focuses On Launching A Company

Weeklong Workshop Focuses On Launching A Company

SOCORRO, N.M. March 22, 2013 – New Mexico Tech students, researchers and faculty – particularly those with an entrepreneurial spirit and an idea – are invited to enroll in an intensive one-week worksh...

Chiles Burn Pygmies in High Heat

LAS CRUCES, N.M. March 21, 2013 – The Chiles rugby club of New Mexico State University easily repelled a challenge at home from New Mexico Tech’s Pygmies, tallying four five-point tries in each half t...

‘Order of the Engineer’ Reborn At New Mexico Tech

‘Order of the Engineer’ Reborn At New Mexico Tech

SOCORRO, N.M. March 21, 2013 – Six Techies were initiated into the Order of the Engineer at a ceremony on Tuesday, Feb. 19. One professor and five students pledged the “Obligation of the Engineer,” si...

Etiquette Dinner Offers Professional Advice

SOCORRO, N.M. March 20, 2013 – Which fork to use? What is appropriate attire for a company barbecue? What’s the appropriate manner to eat spaghetti? The Career Services Office will answer all those q...

Grad Students Staging Three Minute Speech Competition

SOCORRO, N.M. March 19, 2013 – Associate professor Dr. Julie Ford, who splits time between mechanical engineering and technical writing instruction, started the project to give her students an opportu...

Tech Instructor: Have iPad, Will Travel (and Teach)

Tech Instructor: Have iPad, Will Travel (and Teach)

SOCORRO, N.M. March 19, 2013 -- When Tech instructor Tom Stephenson had to travel recently, he didn’t need to worry about missing any of his weekly Engineering Management classes. He knew he could sta...

Arts Party for Adults Features Hands-On Fun

Arts Party for Adults Features Hands-On Fun

            SOCORRO, N.M. March 19, 2013 – Ronna Kalish is super busy these days in preparing for Saturday’s Adult Arts Party for Adults. The Dir...

Groundwater: Out Of Sight, But Not Out Of Mind

SOCORRO, N.M. March 8, 2013 – Beneath the desert landscape that covers most of New Mexico lies the future of the state. Stored within cracks or between grains of sand and gravel is our most precious r...

Sen. Heinrich Tours Tech Campus

Sen. Heinrich Tours Tech Campus

SOCORRO, N.M. March 6, 2013 – Sen. Martin Heinrich visited the campus of New Mexico Tech on Friday, Feb. 22, to tour various facilities and become acquainted with Tech's capabilities. ...

MythBusters Putting On Free Show Wednesday

MythBusters Putting On Free Show Wednesday

SOCORRO, N.M. March 4, 2013– The MythBusters are back in Socorro filming new episodes; and three of the show’s stars are presenting a new behind-the-scenes video and interacting with students. ...

Distance Education Launches Virtual Tour

SOCORRO, N.M. March 1, 2013 – Tech’s Educational Outreach and Distance Instruction department has created an online virtual tour of the institution’s multimedia-rich, Distance Education-ready “Smart” ...

3 Students, 1 Prof Honored by Engineering Society

3 Students, 1 Prof Honored by Engineering Society

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. February 28, 2013 – Three New Mexico Tech students were honored by the Society of Professional Engineers on Friday, Feb. 22, in Albuquerque as the Engineering Student of the Year and...

Petroleum Students Invited To Research Competition

Petroleum Students Invited To Research Competition

SOCORRO, N.M. February 27, 2013– Two petroleum engineering master’s students presented their research posters in a national research contest next week in Oklahoma City. Chris Silva and Olufolahanmi “...

Techies Fly Instrument To Edge Of Space

Techies Fly Instrument To Edge Of Space

MADRAS, Oregon, February 26, 2013 – NASA’s Flight Opportunities Program marked its first high-altitude balloon payload flight recently when one of the program’s flight providers, Near Space Corporatio...

‘Rhythm of the Dance’ Highlights Irish Culture

‘Rhythm of the Dance’ Highlights Irish Culture

SOCORRO, N.M. February 25, 2013 – “Rhythm of the Dance,” a two-hour dance and music extravaganza that marries the traditional with the contemporary, is coming to New Mexico Tech’s Macey Center at 7:30...

Regents Hear Update On Legislative Session

SOCORRO, N.M. February 25, 2013 – The New Mexico Tech Board of Regents learned that the state legislature seems to be leaning toward providing the needed funding to complete construction of the new Bu...

Bureau Announces Earth Science Achievement Awards

Bureau Announces Earth Science Achievement Awards

SANTA FE, N.M. February 14, 2013 – The 2013 New Mexico Earth Science Achievement Awards were presented on February 4 to John Fleck, for outstanding contributions advancing the role of earth science in...

Tech Grad Develops New iPhone Camera App

Tech Grad Develops New iPhone Camera App

SOCORRO, N.M. February 14, 2013– New Mexico Tech graduate Jeremiah Gage has an app for all you iPhone users. Available in the App Store, Crazy Camera gives users more than a t...

Two Petro Students Finalists In Essay Contest

Two Petro Students Finalists In Essay Contest

UPDATE February 20, 2013 -- Eric Angelos, junior in petroleum engineering, was the big winner. His essay was selected as the best in the state. He won $500 and was invited to read his essay in the rot...

Tech Formalizes Computer Science Pact With Ruidoso College

Tech Formalizes Computer Science Pact With Ruidoso College

SOCORRO, N.M. February 12, 2013 – Officials from Eastern New Mexico University-Ruidoso and New Mexico Tech signed a memorandum of understanding on Friday, Feb. 1, that paves the way for computer scien...

Tech Rifle Teams Wins State Collegiate Championship

Tech Rifle Teams Wins State Collegiate Championship

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. February 7, 2013 – Six New Mexico Tech Shooting Sports Club members competed in the 2013 New Mexico Intercollegiate Rifle Championships in Albuquerque on Sunday, February 3. ...

Celebrate Valentine’s Day With Hawaii’s Renaissance Man

Celebrate Valentine’s Day With Hawaii’s Renaissance Man

              SOCORRO, N.M. February 7, 2013 – It would be great to celebrate Valentine’s Day on the tropical shores of Hawaii, but such an...