NM Highlands signs agreement with Russian school

Created: 05/28/2014 8:03 AM
By: The Associated Press

LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico Highlands University has signed an agreement with a Russian university for a dual master's degree in a growing chemistry field.
The school recently announced it has signed a memorandum of agreement with the National Research University of Information Technologies in St. Petersburg, Russia. The agreement is aimed at developing educational research cooperation between the two universities in the field of photonics.
Photonics considers the changes in light, such as transmission and refraction, when photonic materials are applied.
Under the agreement, students from Highlands and University ITMO will complete one full semester of study and research at the partner university as part of the 120-hour graduate program in chemistry.
All the courses will be taught in English.

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