Automating the watering hole
from Albuquerque Journal
By Kevin Robinson-Avila
A small Cloudcroft startup is helping Navajo Nation ranches get a lot more bang for their solar-powered water system for rural areas. Remote Well Solutions LLC will install its system on five Navajo ranches under a $1.25 million contract with the tribal government... An economic impact study by New Mexico State University's Arrowhead Center, helped the company's founder and owner Mike List build his company. NMSU estimates the construction phase for the first 5 ranches will create about a dozen jobs with a $1.2 million economic impact.
Blizzard Buried Some Dairy Cows in the Snow; 35,000 Die
from The New York Times
LUBBOCK, Tex. — After a mild and dry Christmas Day, a fierce blizzard whipped across the rolling plains of West Texas and eastern New Mexico. The wind blew mercilessly for 48 hours, leaving snow drifts as high as 14 feet.
Check It Out: App makes fighting graffiti, bad smells easy
from FOX News Channel
A “Check It Out” segment on FOX News Channel’s “Happening Now” program on Nov. 12, 2015, featured an app developed by New Mexico State University graduate student Tyler Burgett with the help of the Studio G student business incubator at Arrowhead Center, NMSU’s economic development engine.
Check It Out: In-store marketing encourages healthy eating
from FOX News Channel
A “Check It Out” segment on FOX News Channel’s “Happening Now” program on Nov. 5, 2015, featured New Mexico State University College of Business professor Collin Payne and his research on using in-store marketing to encourage healthier eating.
Innovative College Productions That Thought Outside the Theatrical Box
From re-imagined productions to immersive operas, college musical theatre programs are bursting with students who aren't afraid to push boundaries and think outside the box. Increasingly, students are also reaching out to their theatre idols and engaging their help in producing their shows – with well deserved payoff. As part of Playbill.com's Back to School week (#BwayBacktoSchool), here are a few inspired college productions that have caught the attention of our staff.