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Physics Paper Examines How Storms Affect Ozone Levels

Physics Paper Examines How Storms Affect Ozone Levels

SOCORRO, N.M. December 15, 2015 – Storms in the tropical Pacific Ocean can drastically alter the composition of air over Socorro, according to a recent study completed by faculty and students from N...

Professor’s New Book Relates Math To Finance

Professor’s New Book Relates Math To Finance

SOCORRO, N.M. December 15, 2015 – Dr. Ivan Avramidi, professor in the Mathematics Department at Tech, has published a new book that delves into the math of high finance. Dr. Ivan Avr...

Demolition of Old Bureau Starts Tuesday

SOCORRO, N.M. December 14, 2015 -- The demolition of the old Bureau of Geology building begins Tuesday, Dec. 15. Crews will take about one week to tear down the building and another three weeks to cle...

Cricket Team Beats UNM Lobos by 9 Wickets

Cricket Team Beats UNM Lobos by 9 Wickets

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. November 12, 2015 – Fresh off two wins, New Mexico Tech's cricket team traveled to the University of New Mexico's Johnson Field November 7 for their second consecutive weekend of a...

Enjoy the Full Mariachi Experience At Macey Center

Enjoy the Full Mariachi Experience At Macey Center

SOCORRO, N.M. December 8, 2015 – Treat your family to an evening devoted to the complete mariachi holiday experience, from traditional music to a graceful and delightful ballet folklorico, starting ...

Professor Publishes Third Edition Of Earth Science Text

Professor Publishes Third Edition Of Earth Science Text

SOCORRO, N.M. December 8, 2015 – Geochemistry professor emeritus Dr. Kent Condie has published the third edition of his seminal textbook, Earth As An Evolving Planetary System. Condie is widely publi...

Tech Addressing Graduation Rates

SOCORRO, N.M. December 9, 2015 – New Mexico Tech faculty, staff and administrators are unveiling a series of new efforts designed to improve the university’s four-year graduation rate. At the Novemb...

NDI Youth Performance Returns Friday, Dec. 11

NDI Youth Performance Returns Friday, Dec. 11

SOCORRO, N.M. December 4, 2015 – The youth dance extravaganza returns to Socorro with public performances Friday, Dec. 11. The National Dance Institute is now in its 20th year in Socorro and returns...

Petroleum Students Visit Artesia Oil Fields

Petroleum Students Visit Artesia Oil Fields

ARTESIA, N.M. December 3, 2015 – Apache Corp.’s Permian Region hosted a field visit in Artesia on Tuesday, Nov. 17, for 18 petroleum engineering students from New Mexico Tech.  Javier Berdoza,...

MESA Students, Advisors Visiting Tech

Socorro, N.M. December 1, 2015 – More than 115 New Mexico MESA Students and advisors will participate in a campus visit to New Mexico Tech on Wednesday, December 2. The event will include an admiss...

MRO Tracks Space Junk And An Asteroid Over Two Days

MRO Tracks Space Junk And An Asteroid Over Two Days

SOCORRO, N.M. December 1, 2015 – Astronomers at the Magdalena Ridge Observatory recently assisted NASA and SETI track a piece of space junk with the 2.4-meter telescope as it impacted the Earth over t...

Four Outstanding Techies Win Tau Beta Pi Scholarships

Four Outstanding Techies Win Tau Beta Pi Scholarships

SOCORRO, N.M. November 30, 2015 – Four New Mexico Tech students were awarded exclusive scholarships from the national Tau Beta Pi engineering honor society. Each of the four students received $2,00...

Five Ruggers Play Play Against Touring Aussie Team

Five Ruggers Play Play Against Touring Aussie Team

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. November 12, 2015 – Five members of the New Mexico Tech Rugby Club took the rare opportunity to play in an international match without leaving the state on the evening of Monday, N...

Alumni Office Planning Tour of Peru In May ‘16

Alumni Office Planning Tour of Peru In May ‘16

SOCORRO, N.M. November 11, 2015 – The Office of Alumni Relations is offering an “Adventure in Peru” next summer! This is the second offering of a “Alumni and Friends” travel adventure to Peru, the S...

Tech Student Wins First Place for Research Poster

Tech Student Wins First Place for Research Poster

SOCORRO, N.M. November 11, 2015 – Senior chemical engineering student Kevin Reed recently won first place for his research poster at the INBRE Symposium in Albuquerque. Reed, who is also a current Ma...

Tech Sets Workplace Training Sessions

SOCORRO, N.M. November 11, 2015 – New Mexico Tech is providing employee training that focuses on developing and maintaining a respectful workplace this week, with expert presenters. The effort is...

 ‘Wunderkind’ Grace Kelly Performing at Tech

‘Wunderkind’ Grace Kelly Performing at Tech

SOCORRO, N.M. November 10, 2015 – The musical spotlight continues to follow multitalented Grace Kelly, the saxophonist/vocalist/composer/lyricist/arranger. She is bringing her quartet to Macey Cente...

Tech Cricket Club Wins Inaugural Match of UNM League

Tech Cricket Club Wins Inaugural Match of UNM League

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. November 10, 2015 – The New Mexico Tech Cricket Club participated in its first ever tournament on October 31, winning the inaugural match of the league. The Tech club defeated the ...

Bureau Published New Promotional Video

SOCORRO, N.M. November 4, 2015 – The Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources has released a new promotional video explaining the Bureau’s history, research and public service. Director Matt Rhoades...

Pygmies Win One of Three in High Desert Classic

Pygmies Win One of Three in High Desert Classic

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The New Mexico Tech men's rugby club fall record dropped to nine wins against four losses following a challenging October 24-25 weekend at the 44th annual High Desert Classic tourn...

'It's On Us' Campaign Targets Assault Awareness

SOCORRO, N.M. November 2, 2015 – New Mexico Tech administrators, staff and students are encouraging everyone on campus to join their collegiate peers from around the country and take a stand against...

Tech Prof Publishes River Research in ‘Nature Geoscience’

Tech Prof Publishes River Research in ‘Nature Geoscience’

SOCORRO, N.M. October 28, 2015 – New assistant professor of hydrology Dr. Jesus Gomez-Velez is the author of a new study in the journal Nature Geoscience. His research was conducted while he was a p...

Demolition of Old Bureau Beginning Soon

SOCORRO, N.M. October 27, 2015 – The demolition of the old Bureau of Geology building is beginning this week. Facilities Management crews have put a fence around the building, which will be in place f...

Tech Grad Wins Research Award For Thesis Project

Tech Grad Wins Research Award For Thesis Project

HOUSTON, Texas, October 27, 2015 – Arash Memarzadeh, a recent Tech graduate, placed first in the SPE International Student Paper Contest during the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition in ...

ZooZoo Brings Avant Garde Family Theater to Socorro

ZooZoo Brings Avant Garde Family Theater to Socorro

SOCORRO, N.M. October 23, 2015 – New Mexico Tech is hosting an exciting stage extravaganza on Halloween weekend, when Imago Theater brings their imaginative new show “ZooZoo” to Macey Center as part...

Graduate Ruggers Grab 32-22 Comeback Victory

Graduate Ruggers Grab 32-22 Comeback Victory

SOCORRO, N.M. October 21, 2015 – The student members of New Mexico Tech’s Pygmy rugby club honored the alumni team Friday evening, without going to the extremes of 2014’s 65-14 drubbing. ...

Computer Science Student Wins Research Poster Award

Computer Science Student Wins Research Poster Award

SOCORRO, N.M. October 20, 2015 – Computer science master's student Cristobal Gallegos won a top award for his research poster at the ACM Research in Adaptive and Convergent Systems 2015 conference i...

Air Force Supporting Observatory With $25 Million

SOCORRO, N.M. October 19, 2015 – New Mexico Tech signed a five-year, $25 million cooperative agreement with the Air Force Research Laboratory to support continued development of the interferometer at ...

Pygmies Place Second in Arizona Tournament

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., October 14, 2015 –In a déjà vu from 2014, the  New Mexico Tech’s Queens and Pygmy rugby teams experienced decidedly different levels of competitive success at the Northern Arizo...

Tech Student Designs Test To Study Failing Batteries

Tech Student Designs Test To Study Failing Batteries

SOCORRO, N.M. October 8, 2015 – Mechanical Engineering student Austin Mier has developed a new experiment that will help scientists understand what happens when batteries fail.   &n...

49ers Weekend Full Of Fun Events

SOCORRO, N.M. October 6, 2015 – The annual 49ers Celebration includes all the favorite festivities. Once again, Tech students and alumni are encourage to participate in the 'Paint the M' event. After ...

Tech Ruggers Doubly Victorious in Las Cruces

Tech Ruggers Doubly Victorious in Las Cruces

LAS CRUCES, N.M. October 2, 2015 – The New Mexico Tech Queens and Pygmy rugby teams returned victorious from a hot Saturday on the campus of New Mexico State University in Las Cruces. The ladies got...

East L.A. Ensemble Performs During 49ers Weekend

East L.A. Ensemble Performs During 49ers Weekend

SOCORRO, N.M. October 2, 2015 – A blend of music based on a regional folk music style from Veracruz, Mexico, will be performed by Las Cafeteras, an ensemble that hails from East Los Angeles, during ...

Tech Formalizes Partnership With Guangdong University

Tech Formalizes Partnership With Guangdong University

SOCORRO, N.M. September 25, 2015 – New Mexico Tech officially formed a new partnership with Guangdong University in China this week. Tech President Dr. Daniel H. Lopez signed a Memorandum of Unders...

Regents Approve Building New Campus Residence

SOCORRO, N.M. September 24, 2015 – The New Mexico Tech Board of Regents is moving forward with the search for a new president and decided to replace the “President’s Residence.” At the September 21...

Tech Ruggers Open 15s Season with Win over UTEP

Tech Ruggers Open 15s Season with Win over UTEP

SOCORRO, N.M. September 23, 2015 – New Mexico Tech's men's rugby club watched their first half advantage over the University of Texas-El Paso disappear at home Saturday before finally putting the Mi...

String Quartets Open Chamber Music Series

String Quartets Open Chamber Music Series

SOCORRO, N.M. September 22, 2015 – String quartets by Beethoven and Bartókwill open the 2015-16 Presidential Chamber Music Series at New Mexico Tech at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 28, at the Macey Cente...

‘America’s Got Talent’ Star Honors Elvis

‘America’s Got Talent’ Star Honors Elvis

SOCORRO, N.M. September 15, 2015 – The King will be in the house – rather, behind the houselights – when Joseph Hall takes to the stage at New Mexico Tech’s Macey Center for a one-man show (with a ban...

Tech Mourns Loss of Alex Thyssen

Tech Mourns Loss of Alex Thyssen

SOCORRO, N.M. September 11, 2015 – New Mexico Tech and the Socorro community are mourning the sudden passing late Wednesday night of Alex Thyssen, a 33-year University employee and lifelong member o...

Fall Career Fair Boasts New Exhibitors

SOCORRO, N.M. September 9, 2015 – The Fall 2015 Career Fair is shaping up to be another excellent opportunity for Tech students to explore jobs, graduate schools and internship options. Tristine Hayw...

Pygmies Open Season with Three Tournament Wins

Pygmies Open Season with Three Tournament Wins

SANTA FE, N.M. September 9, 2015 – New Mexico Tech's Pygmy Rugby Club opened their fall season on a promising note Sunday at the Santa Fe Tens Tournament. The Pygmies were the only collegiate team out...

Regents Approve Demolition Of Old Bureau Building

SOCORRO, N.M. August 26, 2015 – The New Mexico Tech Board of Regents met in special session in early August to discuss upcoming construction projects. The Board approved demolition of the now-vacant ...

Award-Winning Bluegrass Singer Opens PAS Season

Award-Winning Bluegrass Singer Opens PAS Season

SOCORRO, N.M. August 25, 2015  – The Claire Lynch Band, featuring its eponymous International Bluegrass Association’s Female Vocalist of the Year, opens the 2015-2016 Performing Arts Series sched...

Tech Launches Presidential Search Forums

SOCORRO, N.M. August 24, 2015 – The New Mexico Tech community is invited to provide input for the upcoming search for a new university president. Members of the Presidential Search Committee and Al...

Travel Office Sets New Reimbursement Rates

SOCORRO, N.M. July 30, 2015 -- The New Mexico Tech Business/Travel Office has issued new travel reimbursement rates, effective immediately. Now, employees will be reimbursed 57.5 cents per mile. The m...

NMT Spin-Off Moving into New Albuquerque Office

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. July 16, 2015 – The company that New Mexico Tech helped launch nine years ago is reaching a significant milestone Monday, July 20. RiskSense, formerly known as CAaNES, will celebrate...

Socorro Company Expanding With Help From Tech

Socorro Company Expanding With Help From Tech

SOCORRO, N.M. July 14, 2015 – Gov. Susana Martinez and Economic Development Cabinet Secretary Jon Barela on Monday afternoon hailed the technological partnership between the state and New Mexico Tech ...

Renowned Technology Developer Joins Tech Center

Renowned Technology Developer Joins Tech Center

SOCORRO, N.M. July 8, 2015 – New Mexico Tech announces the appointment, as of July 1, 2015, of Professor Lawrence J. Udell as adjunct faculty in the Center for Leadership and Technology Commercializ...

Tech Scientist Finds Methane In Martian Meteorites

Tech Scientist Finds Methane In Martian Meteorites

SOCORRO, N.M. July 9, 2015 – New Mexico Tech adjunct professor and alumni Dr. Nigel Blamey recently published research that shows meteorites from Mars have elevated levels of methane – suggesting the ...

Tech Hosts Cybersecurity Program for Teachers

SOCORRO, N.M. July 7, 2015 – New Mexico Tech kicked off a new two-week learning opportunity for high school teachers on Monday, July 6. The program, called GenCyber, will help teachers gain knowledge ...

Memorial Service Set for Dori Long

Memorial Service Set for Dori Long

Doris Ann “Dori” Long July 7, 1952 – July 2, 2015 Doris Ann “Dori” Long, 62, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 2, 2015.  Dori was an admired and beloved employee at Facilities Manageme...

Biology Prof’s New Paper Eyes Microbes, Hosts

Biology Prof’s New Paper Eyes Microbes, Hosts

SOCORRO, N.M. June 30, 2015 – Biology professor Dr. Tom Kieft has published a new paper that details his discovery of a consistent mathematical relationship between the abundance of microbes that li...

Teenagers Tracking Killer Asteroids At Tech Observatory

SOCORRO, N.M. June 30, 2015 –  The 57th Summer Science Program is now underway, kicking off Sunday with 36 of the world's top high school science students converging on New Mexico Tech ...

ICASA Team Secures Cyber-Security Patent

SOCORRO, N.M. June 23, 2015 – A team of scientists and engineers at the Institute for Complex Additive Systems Analysis recently learned that their patent application was accepted.   ICASA is...

Tech Taps Matthew Rhoades As New State Geologist

SOCORRO, N.M. June 23, 2015 – New Mexico Tech announced Friday, June 19, that the Matthew Rhoades has been selected as the new State Geologist and Director of the Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resou...

Celebrate July 4th in Socorro:  Entertainment, Food, Fun

Celebrate July 4th in Socorro: Entertainment, Food, Fun

SOCORRO, N.M. June 22, 2015 – Tired of the crowds, the search for parking, high concession prices? Wouldn’t you like to listen and dance to New Mexico’s favorite Hurricanes – for free?   Here...

Introducing the 2015-16 Macey Scholars

SOCORRO, N.M. May 27, 2015 – New Mexico Tech has announced the recipients of the 2015-206 Macey Scholarships, the university’s top academic honor for undergraduates. This year’s honorees include fo...

Former Regent Abe Silver Jr., 89, Passes Away

Former Regent Abe Silver Jr., 89, Passes Away

SANTA FE, N.M. May 22, 2015 – Abe Silver Jr., a former member of the Board of Regents at New Mexico Tech, died Saturday of congestive heart failure at the age of 89. Silver joined the Board of Regent...

Tech Creates Campus Security Authority Positions

SOCORRO, N.M. May 21, 2015 – New Mexico Tech has developed new employee and student training videos to address harassment and sexual assault on campus and created departmental positions as Campus Se...

Top Student Awards Announced At Graduation

Top Student Awards Announced At Graduation

SOCORRO, N.M. May 13, 2015 – Kyle Benalil won the top undergraduate award, the Brown Award, which was announced at commencement on May 9. The two top engineering students won the Cramer Award – Trac...

Grigg, Razavi Win Top Faculty Awards

Grigg, Razavi Win Top Faculty Awards

SOCORRO, N.M. May 13, 2015 – New Mexico Tech recognizes two faculty members each year as the Distinguished Researcher and Distinguished Teacher.  Dr. Reid Grigg of the PRRC won the research awa...

Alumni Association Honors Alumnus and Donors

Alumni Association Honors Alumnus and Donors

SOCORRO, N.M. May 13, 2015 – The New Mexico Tech Alumni Association gave two awards at commencement this year. Ed Fries won the Distinguished Achievement Award. Chuck and Jessie Headen won the Disti...

Tech Names Finalists For Bureau Directorship

SOCORRO, N.M. May 11, 2015 – A search committee of nine faculty members, administrators, and Bureau of Geology staff reviewed application materials and interviewed candidates to settle on three fina...

Commencement Live Streaming

SOCORRO, N.M. May 8, 2015 -- 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...

Six Techies Win Student Appreciation Awards

Six Techies Win Student Appreciation Awards

SOCORRO, N.M. May 7, 2015 – New Mexico Tech honored six individuals and one club with the 2015 Student Appreciation Awards in late April at a special banquet at the Bodega Burger Co. The student hono...

Stiles Awarded Wright Rugby Trophy

Stiles Awarded Wright Rugby Trophy

SOCORRO, N.M. May 6, 2015 – Junior engineering student John Mark Stiles has been named recipient of the Jeremiah Wright Memorial Trophy as New Mexico Tech’s top rugby player for the 2014-2015 term. ...

Outstanding Student Athletes Honored

Outstanding Student Athletes Honored

SOCORRO, N.M. May 6, 2015 – Brigitte Ek of Albuquerque and Kyle Benalil of Socorro were named New Mexico Tech Sportswoman and Sportsman of the Year at a year-end barbecue for Tech’s 16 sport clubs. ...

Tech Community Mourns The Loss Of A Student

Tech Community Mourns The Loss Of A Student

SOCORRO, N.M. May 5, 2015 – The New Mexico Tech community is grieving the loss of a student over the weekend. Bryce McKenzie, a senior in the Physics Department, died late Friday night or Saturday m...

Bureau Of Geology Sets Grand Opening For Friday

SOCORRO, N.M. May 5, 2015 – The campus community is invited to a ceremonial ribbon-cutting and grand opening of the new Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources building, known as the Chuck and Jessi...

All Are Invited To Commencement 2015

SOCORRO, N.M. May 4, 2015 – Everyone is welcome to attend the 2015 Commencement ceremony, which will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday on the lawn between Brown Hall and the Library. Tech expects about 260 ...

Spring Arts Show and Sale

SOCORRO, N.M. April 27, 2015 – The Community Education Department is hosting its annual spring Art Show and Sale on Wednesday, April 29, with a smattering of new offerings.    ...

Mining Prof Selected For Fulbright Specialist Exchange

Mining Prof Selected For Fulbright Specialist Exchange

SOCORRO, N.M. April 22, 2015 – Mineral engineering professor Dr. Navid Mojtabai has been selected for the prestigious Fulbright Specialist Program, which will see him spend three weeks at a universi...

New Strategic Plan Now Online

SOCORRO, N.M. April 22, 2015 – The official 2015-2020 Strategic Plan is now online. The Board of Regents approved the draft earlier in April and the document can be accessed at http://www.nmt.edu/imag...

Santa Fe Beats Depleted Tech Rugby Team

SANTA FE, N.M. April 20, 2015 – A short-handed New Mexico Tech rugby side went down to a 33-10 defeat at the hands of the Santa Fe Rugby Club in the capital city Saturday. The Santos used the occasion...

Regents Report: Tuition To Increase 5 Percent

SOCORRO, N.M. April 17, 2015 – The Board of Regents approved a 5 percent tuition increase at the regular meeting on Sunday, April 12, in Socorro. New members asked many questions about tuition incr...

Res Life Mounts Campaign Against Sexual Assault

SOCORRO, N.M. April 17, 2015 – New Mexico Tech staff and students are encouraging everyone on campus to take a stand against sexual assault and harassment. The ongoing effort is part of the nationa...

Etscorn Returns To Speak At Student Research Symposium

Etscorn Returns To Speak At Student Research Symposium

SOCORRO, N.M. April 13, 2015 – Throughout the history of New Mexico Tech, many professors stand out as legendary figures. Among the largest figures – both literally and figuratively – is Dr. Frank E...

Mine Safety Conference Sets The Standard

Mine Safety Conference Sets The Standard

SOCORRO, N.M. May 1, 2015 – When it comes to safety, YOU set the standard. That’s the message of the 8th Annual New Mexico Mine Health and Safety Conference, taking place May 4 to 6 at New Mexico Te...

Pygmies Shock UNM and UTEP, Capture Title

Pygmies Shock UNM and UTEP, Capture Title

SOCORRO, N.M. April 7, 2015 – The New Mexico Tech Rugby Club defied the odds – and 75% of recent history – to become 2014-2015 collegiate champions of the Rio Grande Rugby Union in Socorro on Saturd...

Regents Report: Enrollment Continues To Rise

SANTA FE, N.M. March 27, 2015 – The New Mexico Tech Board of Regents heard about rising enrollment and options for tuition increases for the fall 2015 semester at the March meeting in Santa Fe. The...

NEA Grant Brings Innovative Percussionists To Tech

NEA Grant Brings Innovative Percussionists To Tech

SOCORRO, N.M. March 30, 2015 – The Performing Arts Series at New Mexico Tech is one of just a few organizations to receive the 2015 National Endowment for the Arts Challenge America grant. That awar...

Chewbacca Actor Featured During Spring Fling

Chewbacca Actor Featured During Spring Fling

SOCORRO, N.M. March 24, 2015 – This year’s Spring Fling features a series of special Comic Con type of events, culminating with appearances by four personalities from the Star Wars franchise. Most ...

Campus Invited To Accreditation Re-affirmation Forums

Students, faculty, staff and administrators are invited to the Open Forum Discussions and the Drop-In Open Discussion Sessions with the Higher Learning Commission re-accreditation review team on Mon...

Nelson Illusions: ‘Smoke & Mystery’ At Macey Center

Nelson Illusions: ‘Smoke & Mystery’ At Macey Center

SOCORRO, N.M. March 17, 2015 – Magic at its best, from a woman sawed in half to incredible death-defying stunts, will take center stage at New Mexico Tech’s Macey Center at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 27,...

Energy Expert Presents Battery Breakthroughs In Santa Fe

Energy Expert Presents Battery Breakthroughs In Santa Fe

SANTA FE, N.M. March 16, 2015 – New Mexico Tech and the Center for Energy Policy is hosting a guest speaker Dr. Donald Sadoway, professor of chemistry and materials at MIT, for an open forum at the ...

Legendary Professor Dr. Cormack Passes Away

Legendary Professor Dr. Cormack Passes Away

SOCORRO, N.M. March 16, 2015 – Dr. Robert Cormack, professor of psychology, passed away Saturday, March 14, 2015, in Socorro. A service of remembrance will be held on campus later in the semester. ...

Clarinet Takes Center Stage in Year's Last Chamber Music

Clarinet Takes Center Stage in Year's Last Chamber Music

SOCORRO, N.M. March 16, 2015 – The spotlight will shine on the single-reed instrument clarinet when Willy Sucre and Friends take to the stage at N.M. Tech's Macey Center for the final of four concer...

Research Symposium Features 90 Projects

SOCORRO, N.M. March 13, 2015 – The fourth annual Student Research Symposium at New Mexico Tech features a wide range of innovative projects, including 48 posters, 20 oral presentations and 22 three-...

Tech Welcomes H.S. Counselors To Campus

SOCORRO, N.M. March 12, 2015 – Counselor Day is for high school counselors and college advisors to come visit the New Mexico Tech campus Wednesday, April 8. This is the first such event that Tech ha...

Three Techies Named ‘Engineering Students of the Year’

Three Techies Named ‘Engineering Students of the Year’

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. March 9, 2015 – Three New Mexico Tech students won awards as the Engineering Students of the Year at the annual meeting of the Society of Professional Engineers in Albuquerque on F...

Chemistry Prof Presenting At Geo-Engineering Conference

Chemistry Prof Presenting At Geo-Engineering Conference

SOCORRO, N.M. March 9, 2015 – Dr. Oliver Wingenter wants to spread the caution about engineering the Earth’s Climate. A professor of chemistry at New Mexico Tech and a research scientist in the Geo...

Tech Shooters Begin March Madness In Phoenix

Tech Shooters Begin March Madness In Phoenix

PHOENIX, Ariz. March 5, 2015 – Smallbore rifle competitors from throughout the United States gather in Phoenix for their own version of March Madness – six regional or state championships over six w...

HLC Site Visit Preparatory/Discussion Meetings

The Higher Learning Commission peer reviewer team for New Mexico Tech's reaffirmation of accreditation process will be visiting campus and meeting with administration, faculty, staff and students on...

Pygmies Fall in El Paso

Pygmies Fall in El Paso

SOCORRO, N.M. February 24, 2015 – Carrying just one substitute player, 16 New Mexico Tech Pygmies fulfilled their travel obligation to the University of Texas at El Paso Saturday, but their version ...

Celtic Band Lúnasa to Perform at Macey Center

Celtic Band Lúnasa to Perform at Macey Center

SOCORRO, N.M. February 24, 2015 – Following successful summer performances at three of the biggest music festivals in the world is the highly acclaimed Celtic band Lúnasa, scheduled to appear at New...

New Issue of Xchanges Technical Communication Journal Online

New Issue of Xchanges Technical Communication Journal Online

SOCORRO, N.M. February 23, 2015 – Dr. Julianne Newmark and her undergraduate technical editor, Andy Keith, recently unveiled the latest version of Xchanges, an interdisciplinary online journal highl...

Tech Students Present Research at Explosives Conference

Tech Students Present Research at Explosives Conference

SOCORRO, N.M. February 23, 2015 – Five New Mexico Tech students attended the 41st annual International Society of Explosive Engineers conference in New Orleans in late January, with three of them pr...

What’s Happening At The New Bureau of Geology Building?

What’s Happening At The New Bureau of Geology Building?

SOCORRO, N.M. February 19, 2015 – Many people have been wondering and asking about the earth work going on in what was formerly a drainage area at the corner of Leroy Place and Bullock Street. No, ...

Biology Grad Student Earns Two Research Awards

Biology Grad Student Earns Two Research Awards

SOCORRO, N.M. February 18, 2015 – Biology graduate student Rachel Perez won two awards for her research project presented at the Society of Integrated and Comparative Biology in West Palm Beach, Fla.,...

2015 Earth Science Awards Announced

SOCORRO, N.M. February 17, 2015 -- The New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources announced that the 2015 New Mexico Earth Science Achievement Awards will go to Charles Nylander and Dr. Fraser...