Research News 2008

NMSU Research News – 2008

NMSU Research News is a periodic newsletter from the Office of the Vice President for Research.

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December 2008December 2008

  • Vice President’s message
  • NMSU faculty member featured in Esquire magazine’s “Genius Issue”
  • NMSU psychology professor receives grant to study infants
  • NMSU CREST offers CS and bioinformatics summer program for community students
  • Recent publications/art
  • Celebrating NSF ADVANCE program’s accomplishments
  • Eye on graduate students: meet Jorge Achata
  • Winners of the eighth annual URC Fair


October 2008October 2008

  • NMSU faculty member studying the bird flu in Egypt
  • Fifty-one teams participate in eighth annual URC Fair
  • Disease vector biologist joins NMSU’s Institute of Applied Biosciences
  • Breast cancer research at NMSU
  • Gendered Injustice: Navajo Livestock Reduction in the New Deal Era
  • Ph.D. candidates in plant and environmental sciences win travel awards at international meeting
  • NMSU Ph.D. student wins Microscopy Society of America award for best poster at 2008 Microscopy and Microanalysis meeting in Albuquerque


August 2008August 2008

  • NMSU researchers receive NASA/EPSCoR award
  • Recipients of the eighth annual URC Awards
  • NMSU professor wins outstanding ornamental publication award
  • Recent Appointments: Dr. Jeffrey Arterburn, Dr. Bob Czerniak, and Dr. Wynn Egginton
  • Brandon Lawton, NMSU graduate working at NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope Science Institute
  • Not just a bedtime story: NMSU professor applies storytelling to business mangement
  • NMSU’s new Academic and Research Grants Information System


June 2008June 2008

  • Free ride for nanosatellite yields big success
  • IAS teaming conference focuses on New Mexico supercomputer
  • Office of Strategic Initiatives supporting grant writing efforts
  • Recipients of 2008 Interdisciplinary Research Grants
  • NMSU Undergraduate Research and Creative Arts Symposium
  • Grant and proposal writing development workshop for academia
  • Eighth Annual University Research Council Fair
  • XNS group members present at URCAS
  • Outdoor science field day


April 2008April 2008

  • Michele Nishiguchi, biosciences cluster leader
  • IEE’s 2008 Environmental Design Contest
  • College of Agriculture assistant professor finalist for AAAS Science Fellowship for 2008-2009 in D. C.
  • PSL’s Matrix project: preparing students for workforce of the future
  • 2008 PSL employee service awards


February 2008February 2008

  • NMSU honors “Millionaire” researchers
  • The University Research Council
  • Nominations Invited for the University Research Council Award for Exceptional Achievements in Creative Scholarly Activity
  • NMSU researchers to use ultra-short pulse laser to develop new applications
  • Interim associate dean Dan Howard cisits American University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates
  • Text to picture: improving UAV
  • NSF integrative and organismal systems
  • Open forum with VP for Research

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