NMSU Regents Professor named Fellow by national science association

Congratulations to Honors College Professor Serrano. She teaches HON 306V Science, Ethics and Society and the HON 115 Journeys of Discovery freshman seminars: Plants, Brain and  Behavior and the Art of Scientific Discovery.  Professor Serrano thanks the Honors students for inspiring her to be at her best and sends congratulations to the Fall 2012 students and their families.

From the NMSU News Release:

New Mexico State University Regents Professor Elba Serrano has reached a pinnacle in her career. Serrano was recently named as a 2012 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
She will be recognized in a ceremony along with 700 other honorees at the Fellows Forum on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, in Boston, where she will receive a certificate and a blue and gold rosette for her accomplishments.

“This is a wonderful recognition of Dr. Serrano and reflects well on the ability of NMSU to attract top quality faculty to our university,” said NMSU Interim President Manuel Pacheco. “Our congratulations go to her.”

Election as a fellow of AAAS is an honor bestowed upon members by their peers. Fellows are recognized for meritorious efforts to advance science or its applications.

“NMSU has provided me with the opportunity and resources to achieve recognition for fulfilling my professorial duties. I’m especially honored and grateful to have worked with the students at NMSU,” Serrano said.

Serrano, a neuroscientist in the College of Arts and Sciences, will be recognized for her contributions to neuroscience, research, teaching and service, as well as program leadership and efforts to diversify the fields of science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM.


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