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Professor of the Month: Christa Slaton | August 2018

  Hello Aggies,  My name is Christa Slaton. I have been at NMSU since 2010 and began teaching in 2017. I grew up in South Carolina, moved to Hawaii and lived there for nearly 20 years, taught at Auburn University in Alabama for many years before coming to Las Cruces. I went to undergrad school in Nashville,…
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Phi Eta Sigma Chapter President Wins Big

Congratulations to our Phi Eta Sigma president Viridiana Arellano!! She is the recipient of a $6,000 undergraduate scholarship from Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society. She is one of 64 outstanding members from across the country who received a national scholarship through Phi Eta Sigma this year. For more information on Phi Eta Sigma or…
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Kira Turnham wins the 2015 Honors College Scholarship for International Research

Congratulations to Kira Turnham, our 2015 Honors College Scholarship Recipient!!  If you are bobtail squid living off the coast of the Philippines your most threatening predators often sneak up on you from deep below the ocean’s surface. In the bright sunlight of the Pacific ocean your silhouette against the water’s surface can literally be a…
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Recent Graduate Shares His Experience at NMSU

Recent graduate Omed Noori shares what it means to graduate with University Honors through the Honors College. I was born in Kabul, Afghanistan and I am an Afghan citizen and an international student here at NMSU. I have an Associate Degree in Pre-Business from DACC and majored in Management with concentration on Managerial Leadership while at…
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Crimson Scholar Comes Closer to Acceptance in MD/PhD Programs

Here is what has been going on with Crimson Scholar Danielle Miyagishima and her interview process at some of the most esteemed MD/PhD graduate school programs in the country.   Danielle has been accepted to the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago, the Weill Cornell Medical College (as part of the Weill…
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Danielle Miyagishima Tours MD-PhD programs

Crimson Scholar Danielle Miyagishima continues her interview process, sharing her experiences at Washington University in St. Louis and Cornell University’s Tri-Institutional MD-PhD program. “I chose to apply to Washington University because of the great reputation of the institution and the value that is placed on their MD-PhD program. They have one of the largest programs…
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Susan DeMar Receives Recognition from Mayor’s Office

Congratulations Susan DeMar!! Susan is the recent recipient of a Mayor’s Citation for Community Service, presented to her October 20 by Mayor Ken Miyagishima, for her community service work with the NMSU Women’s Club and extensive community outreach. “I was awed at first, then felt honored to be recognized by the Mayor and blessed to…
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Annual Crimson Scholar Picnic, Fall 2014

October 23, 2014 saw students hosted at the Annual Crimson Scholar Picnic! Students and professors mingled with free food, drinks, and t-shirts for sale.

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NMSU Honors College Graduate Awarded Fulbright grant

Honors College graduate Sarah Casson has been awarded a Fulbright grant to teach English in Columbia. The full article can be found here.

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Danielle Miyagishima: Bound for MD/PhD program

Crimson Scholar Danielle Miyagishima has an interview today at NYU’s Langone Medical Center! Danielle, a senior at NMSU, is currently interviewing for MD/PhD programs across the country. Her initial motivations in medicine came from experiences when she was young. “A family member had died from leukemia, but I didn’t think about (the medical field) too…
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