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Dr. Susan Brown was honored for the STEM outreach programs offered to LCPS schools

Susan Brown, interim associate dean of research for the NMSU College of Education and director of the NMSU STEM Outreach Center, was recognized with a standing ovation Tuesday evening by the Las Cruces Public School board and LCPS interim superintendent Steven Sanchez. Brown (middle) was honored for the STEM outreach programs offered to LCPS schools…
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NMSU STEM Outreach Center receives nearly $12 million grant

New Mexico State University’s STEM Outreach Center, housed in the College of Education, recently received a nearly $12 million grant to fund after school STEM programs in the Las Cruces, Hatch and Gadsden school districts. The grant was awarded by the New Mexico Public Education Department’s 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program to implement programs…
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Grant leads to success for STEM outreach programs

ADRIANA M. CHAVEZ FOR THE SUN-NEWS FARMINGTON – A school program that will wrap up in May has helped more than 1,000 students in Farmington, New Mexico, receive high-quality education emphasizing science, technology, engineering and math fields thanks to after-school programs created by New Mexico State University’s STEM Outreach Center and funded by a grant…
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STEM Outreach Center offers free middle school summer camps

Registration is now open for the free middle school summer camps offered through the STEM Outreach Center. The camps fill up fast, so do not delay in getting your middle schooler registered. For more information, camp descriptions and to register, visit http://stem.nmsu.edu. If you have any questions, please contact Kassi Simpson at kassig@nmsu.edu.

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STEM Day for Girls

STEM Day for Girls to be held Jan. 23 STEM Day for Girls at NMSU is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23. This incredible one-day event will include fun and creative hands-on STEM workshops for girls in 5th–10th grades, led by role models in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The…
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NMSU engineering to hold robotics camps

Two robotics summer camps will be held at New Mexico State University for students ages 10-17. Advanced Robotics Summer Camp will be held July 14-16 and Beginning Robotics Summer Camp will be held July 21-23. The camps are provided by the Engineering New Mexico Resource Network, part of the College of Engineering. The beginning camp…
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Math camp right formula for Las Cruces students, teachers

By Damien Willis Posted on 06/04/2015 in the Las Cruces Sun-News This week, at University Hills Elementary and the New Mexico State University campus, students from across the city are learning how useful math can be — from calculating areas of countries to understanding the dangers of the Ebola virus. At the MC² Math Lab,…
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College of Education’s Math Snacks project at AERA

Dr. Wiburg & the Math Snacks team was selected by AERA as a premier project to represent them at the Coalition for National Science Foundation Expo. The visit to Washington D.C. was very worthwhile. Below is an update on the visit: On Wednesday morning we attended Senator Udall’s breakfast and returned later to have a…
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Southern NM STEM Fest

The first Southern NM STEM Fest on April 4 hosted by the NMSU STEM Outreach Center at the Las Cruces Convention Center proved to be a successful event, with more than 1,600 attendees learning more about the importance of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. “The goal of the STEM Fest was to promote and celebrate…
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