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NMSU Hotline — June 1, 2017

NMSU Extension hosts large animal rescue training for emergency response teams


The emergency call comes into the 911 center: a horse and its rider have fallen into a deep arroyo and the horse is laying on the person. Another call asks for help getting a horse out of a water-filled drainage ditch. A third call tells of a livestock trailer that has rolled over during a traffic accident.

These may seem like scenes from a television show, but they are real-life scenarios where emergency response personnel must be ready to respond.

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NMSU?s MC2 MathLab to begin June 5, serve 24 school districts in New Mexico

During the school year, teachers usually teach their students important lessons in various subjects, including mathematics. This summer, teachers from across the state will be learning from their students instead.

Teachers and students from 24 districts will be participating in MathLab, hosted by New Mexico State University?s Mathematically Connected Communities program, or MC2, which is housed in the College of Education. Sessions will be held in Alamogordo, Las Cruces, Los Lunas and Espaņola. About 275 students entering grades 2, 5 and 8 and Algebra 1 are participating in the program, along with more than 350 teachers and school leaders. The MathLab for grade 8 is new this year.