October 24, 2014
Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Ecology
- The National Resource Career Tract is sending 5 FWCE students to the national Wildlife Society Meeting in Pittsburgh, PA (Oct 20-25) where (among other things) they will compete in the national TWS student quiz bowl competition.
Media Productions/Learning Games Lab
- NMSU's Media Productions and Learning Games Lab is participating in a research study with GlassLab in California. The group was chosen as a beta partner with four other game developers through a competitive process with GlassLabs. Game Over Gopher, a recently developed math game through a collaboration with the College of Education, will be one of the NMSU games included in initial research efforts. GlassLabs will use telemetry data to track keystrokes when learners use the games, so they can evaluate more precisely what learning is occurring and how. For more information, go to: Glass Lab Article.
Animal and Range Science
- Graduateprograms.com announced its Fall 2014 Animal Science Graduate Programs rankings based on ratings and reviews from current or recent graduate students posted on graduateprograms.com. More than 70,000 students participating in over 1600 programs nationwide participated in the review. New Mexico State University's Animal and Range Sciences Department placed 5th in the Top 25 Animal Science Programs, receiving a score of 8.83 on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the best). Rankings cover topics such as academic competitiveness, career support, financial aid, and quality of network.
- The men's rodeo team came in 1st place in the nation and the women's team came in 3rd. The rodeo team has brought a positive recognition to NMSU and we are proud they are Aggies!