NMSU Extension presents youth webinar on skills for success beginning Oct. 1

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LAS CRUCES – Academic success is important whether continuing to higher education or pursuing a career after high school.

Developing effective skills is key for student success, especially when transitioning into the higher demands and workloads experienced in high school and post-secondary education.

New Mexico State University Cooperative Extension Service 4-H and Youth Development program will host a five-week webinar series, “Take it to the Next Level: Skills for Student Success,” for youth ages 12 to 18 to help them build and advance skills for student success in school, work and their personal lives.


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The 30-minute sessions will be at 7 p.m. every Thursday in October, beginning Oct. 1. To register for the webinar, visit http://rsvp.nmsu.edu/rsvp/nextlevel.

“This webinar series is presented by the

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In February of this year, the fund opened an application round for local universities, research institutions, science and technology enterprises and scientific researchers to apply for funding to pandemic prevention-related projects, with 74 applications received.

The 74 projects include 54 university projects, 16 projects from science and technology companies, one science and technology community project and three individual projects.

The expected duration range of the research projects varied from three to 12 months, with some 16 projects said to have already obtained results.

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What political, social, and cultural forces led to the election of Donald Trump and continue to impact his presidency? Political analyst Bradford Kane explores ten dynamics of American politics and society that played a role in the 2016 presidential election and exert an influence on our current politics. Some of these dynamics have deep historical roots, such as the cultural divide between those who define our national identity in terms of rugged individualism versus those who emphasize community collectivism. Kane notes that these opposing viewpoints helped craft our national identity as far back as the 1700s. He also considers the

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