NMSU to unveil new Southwest Survey Research Center this semester

Date: 2013-09-24 Writer: Isabel A. Rodriguez, (575) 646-7066, [email protected] New Mexico State University’s College of Health and Social Services has named Joe Tomaka as its new associate dean for research. Born and raised in Buffalo, N.Y., Tomaka previously worked at UTEP for 18 years. He will lead the development and operational phase of the Southwest … Read more

NMSU studying heritage landrace chile varieties to create consumer guide

Date: 2013-09-17 Writer: Jane Moorman, (505) 249-0527, [email protected] New Mexico is known for its chile. The spicy vegetable is part of the state’s history, tradition and culture. There is even a state question – “Red or Green?” As the chile industry strives to improve the chile pods for uniformity of size and shape, mechanical harvest … Read more

NMSU statistics professor helps Costa Rican researchers improve their study methods

Date: 2013-09-09 Writer: Amanda Bradford, (575) 646-1996, [email protected] Researchers visit Costa Rica all the time to study its rich biodiversity – after all, it has more than 500,000 species of plants, animals and fungi. Most of the time, the researchers collect their data and head back home to summarize and publish the information they’ve collected. … Read more

NMSU engineering students deliver product to NASA

Date: 2013-08-06 Writer: Emily C. Kelley, 575-646-1957, [email protected] Not all recent college graduates can say that they have designed real world products for delivery to government organizations like NASA, but that is exactly what four New Mexico State University electrical engineering students did during their final year of undergraduate study. Dylan Anderson, CJ Barberan, Chris … Read more

New line of research ready to bloom at NMSU’s Fabian Garcia Science Center

Date: 2013-07-23 Writer: Justin Bannister, 575-646-5981, [email protected] Some flowers and bedding plants can beat the New Mexico summer heat. Others can stand up to a soggy spring in Seattle. But, only a few perform well in regions across the country. New Mexico State University is about to team with other research centers across the U.S. … Read more