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NMSU grad student assists in statewide project for ‘green jobs’ documentary

April 13, 2009 by Daniella De Luca NMSU News Center It could be a wake-up call. One that screams – “This is our planet. We live here, and it’s the only one we’ve got!” This is the way in which…
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NMSU’s 19th environmental contest covers energy, environment, water

April 1, 2009 by Therese Shakra NMSU News Center As part of the federal government’s stimulus bill, almost $39 billion is to be spent by the Department of Energy (DOE) with an emphasis on developing clean, secure, energy technology through…
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NMSU No. 1 in nationwide Recyclemania competition

March 24, 2009 by Mario A. Montes NMSU News Center Call it Aggie pride for the environment, because New Mexico State University is leading 510 universities and colleges nationwide in collecting the most recyclable material competing for the Grand Champion…
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Recyclemania sweeps across nation, NMSU

March 19, 2009 by Sylvia Quintanilla NMSU Round Up New Mexico State University is ranked third nationally in Recyclemania, a competition involving 513 colleges and universities, and with 2009 being the Year of Sustainability, the campus is off to a…
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NMSU studies turning gray water into green landscapes

March 17, 2009 by Justin Bannister NMSU News Center Every day, New Mexico’s most valuable resource is literally being flushed away. Now, in an effort to save millions of gallons of water each year, researchers at New Mexico State University…
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NMSU Regents approve construction of two, ‘green’ buildings

March 13, 2009 by Darrell J. Pehr NMSU News Center The New Mexico State University Board of Regents approved two buildings with a combined construction cost of more than $11 million during their meeting Monday that are expected to meet…
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See a bin, drop it in: Recycling on campus gets boost

Mar. 12, 2009 by Vanessa Tarango NMSU Round Up “See a bin, drop it in,” is the new slogan that was created in efforts to boost recycling on campus in this Year of Sustainability. Recycling at NMSU has significantly increased…
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NMSU grant funds research for algal biofuel industry models

Feb. 24, 2009 by Louie Calderon NMSU News Center To support the research for the potential of algal-based fuel, an internal award of $50,000 was recently presented to two New Mexico State University faculty members by the Office of the…
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KRWG Aggie Almanac Webcast: Memories of an Historic Home and Department of Energy grant (Jim Peach and Meghan Starbuck)

Feb. 22, 2009: Memories of an Historic Campus Home and Department of Energy Grant (Jim Peach and Meghan Starbuck) It’s a red brick house on University Avenue that served as home sweet home to ten NMSU presidents. In this week’s…
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NMSU’s OASIS group to host World Café networking event on sustainability

Jan. 23, 2009 by Justin Bannister NMSU News Center As part of New Mexico State University’s designated Year of Sustainability in 2009, the university will host a World Café networking event from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31,…
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