Monthly Archives: August 2009

Size Matters

August 30, 2009 by Tom Sandford NMSU Round Up Aggies and faculty discuss their ideal class size When it comes to size, in the world of academia bigger isn’t always better. Many New Mexico State University students and faculty prefer…
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Emergency alert system goes high-tech to inform students

DATE by Kristina Medley NMSU Round Up Employees at the New Mexico State University Police Department are using cutting-edge technology to alert the campus community in case of an emergency. Everbridge Deputy Police Chief Stephen Lopez said the Police Department…
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Chips and salsa heat up downtown Las Cruces in first ever SalsaFest

August 29, 2009 by Andi Murphy NMSU Round Up SalsaFest incorporates all different kinds of salsa – including dancing Saturday is going to be a hot and spicy day for salsa lovers – and those acquainted with it – who…
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Expertly Crafted

August 29, 2009 by Katy Barnitz NMSU Round Up Cultural Center Welcomes Unconventional Art Exhibit Jean McLaughlin Cowie’s quilt “Wisteria” shows the different textures and 3-D effects quilts can take on. The walls in the Branigan Cultural Center gallery are…
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NMSU’s Housing and Residential Life to receive $88,000 rebate for energy efficiencies

August 28, 2009 by Louie Calderon NMSU NewsCenter In the past three years, New Mexico State University’s Housing and Residential Life has made several moves toward sustainability. The latest is scrapping old, energy-wasting appliances and bringing in new, more energy-efficient…
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The New York Times: Nudges by Chopstick

August 26, 2009. Retrieved online October 13, 2009 from Freakonomics, The New York Times Brian Wansink and Collin Payne recently examined the relationship between Body Mass Index (BMI) and eating behaviors at all-you-can-eat Chinese buffets. The researchers found that customers…
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Policies students should know about

August 25, 2009 by Kristina Medley NMSU Round Up News Editor Kristina Medley sits down with Deputy Chief of Police Stephen Lopez Kristina Medley: Policies for underage drinking on campus: What are the consequences for a minor who is found…
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Risk Manager Cheryl Johnson scheduled for November Visit

August 21, 2009 by Staff As part of its Risk Manager in Residence program, the Department of Finance at NMSU’s College of Business will host Cheryl Johnson on November 4th and 5th. Johnson is the risk manager for the Dallas…
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NMSU energy conference has impressive list of speakers

August 21, 2009 by Mario Montes NMSU News Center An impressive list of keynote speakers topped by U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu; Van Jones, Special Advisor for Green Jobs at the White House Council on Environmental Quality; New Mexico’s…
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A Moveable Feast

August 19, 2009 by Carlos A. Lopez NMSU Round Up Left to their own culinary devices, most college students would either starve or set dorm rooms ablaze – both unacceptable outcomes. It’s with good fortune, then, that there is a…
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