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The Armas Center / Data On STEM at NMHU

STEM degree recipients included a higher percentage of students who began at NMHU as freshmen than did undergraduate degree recipients as a whole. This is at least partly due to the fact that the STEM majors are only offered on the main campus, which is also the only campus where students can begin as freshmen. 

Data On STEM at NMHU

The ARMAS Data Notebook


Organic Chemistry Student Has Pick of Seven Doctoral Programs ​An organic chemistry senior at Highlands University has his pick of seven top doctoral programs around the country.In December, Melecio Perea’s letters of acceptance started rolling in from Ph.D. programs at Yale, UC-Berkeley, UT-Austin, UCLA, Northwestern University, Colorado State University and Indiana University. “I feel very honored and thrilled to be accepted into these doctoral programs because they are all exceptional in organic chemistry research,” said Perea, a 21-year-old Las Vegas, New Mexico native. “I’m most interested in researching the synthesis of complex molecules that exhibit biological activity in the human body. For instance, molecules that could potentially have therapeutic




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