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Las Cruces selected as USDA Southwest Regional Climate Hub

February 5, 2014 by Emily C. Kelley, NMSU News Center Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today the locations for seven Regional Hubs for Risk Adaptation and Mitigation to Climate Change. “Climate Hubs” will address increasing risks such as fires, invasive pests, devastating floods and crippling droughts on a regional basis, aiming to translate science and research into information More »

NMSU takes steps to achieve guaranteed utility savings through energy performance contract

February 3, 2014 by Emily C. Kelley, NMSU News Center Editor's Note: joni newcomer is intentionally lowercase. Around the country, energy use is increasing and utility bills are growing larger and more unaffordable, especially for colleges and universities with hundreds of buildings on campus. That is not the case at New Mexico State University. In the past year, NMSU’s utility More »

NMSU competes in RecycleMania tournament

February 3, 2014 by joni newcomer, NMSU News Center Editor's Note: joni newcomer is intentionally lowercase. New Mexico State University kicked off its participation in RecycleMania, a national tournament for colleges and universities to promote waste reduction, on Feb. 2. The competition motivates students, faculty and staff to increase recycling efforts and reduce waste generation. More »

NMSU Las Cruces Competes In National Recycling Effort

KRWG News By KRWG NEWS AND PARTNERS: Fred Martino interviews joni newcomer (lowercase intended), NMSU Manager, Environmental Policy and Sustainability. Listen to the interview http://krwg.org/post/nmsu-las-cruces-competes-national-recycling-effort New Mexico State University is participating in a national competition designed to increase recycling. RecycleMania is a friendly c More »

$600,000 gift to fund nondenominational chapel at NMSU

November 15, 2013 by Justin Bannister, NMSU News Center A $600,000 gift from New Mexico State University alumnus Jim Wetherbe and his wife, Brynn, will fund construction of a nondenominational campus chapel at NMSU. The facility would be available for weddings, memorial services and as a location for peaceful meditation, regardless of faith. “Campus chapels have been wonderful additions t More »

LC Bulletin: Conference examines NM energy outlook

November 1, 2013. Retrieved online November 4, 2013 from Alta LeCompte , Las Cruces Bulletin Peach: Renewables to grow, remain small [Excerpts below reprinted with permission: Read the complete Las Cruces Bulletin article] Renewables have a promising future in New Mexico, economist and self-described optimist Jim Peach told the third annual New Mexico Green Chamber of Commerce Renewable E More »

LC Bulletin: Energizing the state

October 18, 2013. Retrieved online October 22, 2013 from Carrie Hamblen , Las Cruces Bulletin [Excerpts below reprinted with permission: Read the complete Las Cruces Bulletin article] There is no question about the abundance of sunshine New Mexico has to offer. It is why many of us, including myself, originally from Wisconsin, choose to live here. With approximately 350 days of sunshine a ye More »

NMSU to participate in nationwide Campus Sustainability Day celebration

October 16, 2013 by Justin Bannister, NMSU News Center Editor's Note: joni newcomer is intentionally lowercase. The New Mexico State University Office of Sustainability, NMSU Sustainability Council and NMSU student sustainability-related organizations will host a series of events as part of the nationwide celebration of Campus Sustainability Day on Wednesday, Oct. 23. The Office of Sustai More »

LCSN: Former U.S. ambassador United Nations says U.S. should act like a world power

September 19, 2013. Retrieved online September 23, 2013 from Steve Ramirez, Las Cruces Sun-News [Excerpts below reprinted with permission: Read the complete Las Cruces Sun-News article] LAS CRUCES >> John Bolton, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, told more than 900 people who attended the second day of the sixth annual Domenici Public Policy Conference that the U.S. should pr More »