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An Inspiring Week

It’s been another busy yet inspiring week in the NMSU Chancellor’s Office. I had an opportunity to visit Sandia National Labs with a team from NMSU, including Vice President for Research Luis Cifuentes, Dean Lakshmi Reddi, Assoc. Dean Jim Murphy, and Chief of Staff Lenny Martinez. We toured Sandia’s National Solar Thermal Test Facility –…
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Fortifying K-16 Education

A few months ago, I spoke at the Great Minds in STEM summit in California. I challenged those in attendance to find outside investment, including partnerships with corporations, philanthropy and government agencies, to improve education funding and methodology from kindergarten through college with a focus on science, technology, engineering and math. Earlier this week, NMSU…
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The Grand Challenges

TO: NMSU Faculty and Staff – It has certainly been a busy week and a half. I attended the Great Minds in STEM summit in California last week. That was followed by a conference on creating an innovative ecosystem in utilities. I also met with the Council of University Presidents and had a chance to speak…
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