ENMU receives gift from Texas Tech
Eastern New Mexico University received a piece of equipment from Texas Tech University called a single crystal X-ray diffractometer that allows the faculty and students at the school to determine the structure of molecules, according to a press release.
The department of chemistry and biochemistry at Texas Tech decommissioned the 10-year-old piece of equipment and gifted it to ENMU’s chemistry department, the release said.
The piece of equipment would have cost ENMU about $400,000, the release said.
Texico recognized as top school
Texico was one of 16 New Mexico high schools recognized as America’s best high schools by the U.S. News and World Report, according to a press release from New Mexico Public Education Department.
Texico received the bronze medal, an honorable mention which is awarded to schools by state.
Academic and enrollment data from more than 18,000 public high schools was analyzed using data from the 2006-2007 school year.
For the complete list of America’s Best High schools, visit http://www.usnews.com/highschools. To learn more about a specific school or compare schools side-by-side, visit www.schoolmatters.com.
Education Digest is compiled by CNJ staff writer Liliana Castillo. She may be contacted at 763-6991, or by e-mail: email@example.com