A $1 million grant from the National Institute of Food and Agricultural will support a campus collaboration at New Mexico State University that wants to transform the educational experience and increase workforce opportunities for underrepresented students in natural resources and agriculture. Alvaro Romero, associate professor of urban entomology, will leadRead More →

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute selected Mayfield science teacher Alexis Black, as a member for the Bio-Interactive Ambassador Academy. Black has been an educator for more than 22-years, joining Las Cruces Public Schools in 2012. She currently teaches freshmen Honors Biology and AP Biology to juniors and seniors. Black wasRead More →

City Council Hears from Business Owners About Proposed Changes to the City’s Minimum Wage The Las Cruces City Council met Tuesday, September 22, via video conference, for a Special Work Session regarding the City’s proposed minimum wage for 2021. City Council especially sought input from employees, business owners or managersRead More →