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IEE Spotlight: Roseann Thompson

When Roseann Thompson first heard of WERC in 1992 she never imagined that she would end up so involved and dedicated to the program.  In 1994 she obtained a WERC certificate, became an employee in 1996 and along with a second Master’s degree in Public Administration in 1998, Rose made sure to pick up a…
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IEE rankings on Google climb

The Institute for Energy & the Environment’s new website now ranks anywhere from the third- to fifth- entry on Google, under a search for “Institute for Energy & the Environment.” The new website, unveiled at the end of June, is simpler and friendlier than the previous IEE page. Due to search engine optimization (SEO), the…
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Lights, camera, action: documenting IEE

Related News Meet IEE’s senior program coordinator Meet Ryle Yazzie, the video editor for the Institute for Energy & the Environment (IEE). Ryle assembles, shoots, and edits footage of IEE programs and events. Practically a one-man crew, Ryle studies digital filmmaking as a Creative Media major at New Mexico State University’s main campus. The video…
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Meet IEE’s senior program coordinator.

Related News Lights, camera, action: documenting IEE Barbara Valdez, senior program coordinator, has been at WERC for 21 years. She supports various day-to-day activities, academic classes, and budget-related issues. Valdez wears many hats, coordinating logistics for the International Environmental Design Contest, the Re-Energize America conference, training events and workshops. She received her associate’s degree from…
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Design Contest makes headlines

The International Environmental Design Contest has recently been publicized in as many as 6 different university news sites. It also has its own in-progress Wikipedia page and a Facebook page. A YouTube video for the 2011 contest is also available online. The design contest has been held annually since 1991 with some universities returning annually….
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Student teams awarded over $16,000

Las Cruces, NM— NMSU’s Institute for Energy & the Environment hosted their flagship event, the International Environmental Design Contest, this week in Las Cruces, NM at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum. Awards received during the contest totaled $16,250. Contestants traveled from around the U.S. and Canada to showcase their innovative solutions from…
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Student technology. Global Innovation.

Las Cruces, NM —  Nineteen student teams from 14 national and international universities will convene April 3-6 at the Las Cruces Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum to present their research and design solutions as part of the 21st International Environmental Design Contest. Hosted by New Mexico State University’s Institute for Energy & the Environment, the…
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Engineering competition marks 20th year

This year marks the 20th anniversary of New Mexico State University’s International Environmental Design Contest, created to bring innovative technologies to the marketplace. More than 5,000 students have participated in the engineering challenge focused on evolving proprietary technologies covering complex environmental challenges related to energy, water and overall sustainability. The Institute for Energy & the…
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Going ‘green’ not new for NMSU Institute

New Mexico State University proclaimed 2009 the Year of Sustainability-essentially maintaining the balance of economic, social and environmental needs for current generations to assure the same for future generations. The partners of the Institute for Energy and the Environment in NMSU’s College of Engineering have been facilitating such “green” or sustainability practices through education, outreach…
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Contest focuses on energy, environment

As part of the federal government’s stimulus bill, almost $39 billion is to be spent by the Department of Energy with an emphasis on developing clean, secure, energy technology through scientific research, commercial development, and infrastructure improvements. New Mexico State University’s Institute for Energy and the Environment in the College of Engineering has for 19…
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