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The Network World website published an article about RiskSense, the NMT spinoff company that focuses on cybersecurity and computer forensics. The company recently landed a $7 million investement. Click here for the article

Longtime geophysics professor Dr. Allan Sanford passed away Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, at his home in Woodinville, Wash. Dr. Sanford spent his entire career at New Mexico Tech, from 1957 to 1997. He and his wife, Alice, continued to live in Socorro until 2013. Dr. Sanford won the Distinguished Research Award at Tech in 1985. Click here for a touching and personal obituary.

El Defensor Chieftain published an article about Danielle Turner, the first Ph.D. student in the new biotechnology doctoral program. Turner earned her bachelor's and master's at Tech in biology. Click here for the full article.

Kinross Gold Corp. announced this week that Tech graduate Lauren M. Roberts has been appointed Chief Operating Officer. Roberts earned his bachelor's in mining engineering at Tech in 1988. He has been with Kinross since 2004, most recently as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development. Roberts had previously been with Barrick Gold and Hecla Mining. Click here for the press release

The Packer, an industry publication for agriculture, recently announced that Tech graduate Justin Clements (B.S. in biology, 2010) received a $10,000 scholarship from the National Potato Council.  Clements is a doctoral student at the University of Wisconsin. His research focuses on pesticide resistance in the Colorado potato beetle. Click here for the article

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