The Deming Headlight published an article about NMT grad Tommie McSherry, who hails from Deming. McSherry is a teacher at Cottonwood Valley Charter School in Socorro, and recently was named a finalist for a $100,000 STEM education grant. McSherry earned her bachelor’s in biology at Tech in 2004, with a minor in chemistry. She also earned a Master’s of Science Teaching at NMT in 2014. Click here for the article.
Environmental Research Web published an article about recent research by Tech professor Dr. Dan Cadol and grad student Michael Wine. They published a paper in Environmental Research Letters in August. The online article is titled “Wildfires in Southwest U.S. Have Boosted Streamflow” and includes a video produced by Wine. Cadol and Wine have examined the effects of a 2011 fire in Santa Fe National Forest. Click here for the article and video.
The UNM chapter of Sigma Xi is hosting a Science and Society Distinguished Public talk at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, in the UNM Conference Center Auditorium. Dr. Eileen Ryan of New Mexico Tech will present “Near Earth Object Research using the Magdalena Ridge Observatory 2.4-meter Telescope.”
Diversity in Action magazine published a short profile of NMT biology grad student Talysa Ogas. She is doing Ph.D. research on anti-cancer agent AKS7. Click here for the magazine feature.
El Defensor Chieftain reported that the N.M. Association of Counties will meet in Socorro for its annual meeting in the summer of 2017. The participants may use dorms on campus. The organization also required that the host city have a golf course. Click here for the article.
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