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Iranian Students Page

To improve ISO services and make it more beneficial to Iranian Students, ISO decided to have personal page for Iranian students who are interested in having their name on ISO page. You can tell us about your publications and achievements and a short biography so we will put it on our page. You should just […]

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History of Iran

Here in this video you can see history of Iran in 5 minutes A summary of the rich History of Iran & Greater Iran from 3200 BCE to 2013 CE (present).

Cultural Bazzar

There is a cool event on October 5th, 10am- 1pm  in cultural center downtown mall Las Cruces, Since we as a Iranian society in NMSU will be given a place there, any of you who would like to participate is very welcome. We really need your active participation to represent our country here in NMSU. The more […]

ISO Election

As the new year started, we are looking for some active students to take control of ISO. Please feel free to nominate your self or your friends for ISO positions. Available positions are: President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer For more information of each position tasks and any other question feel free to contact us through iso@nmsu.edu. […]

Web Site New Look

Our web site got updated and now is using WordPress CMS as its core. We are trying to improve this web site and keep it up to date.  Feel free to tell us any comments or suggestions by emailing us through iso@nmsu.edu If you feel interested in helping us to improve this web site and have […]

Volleyball Game

One of the things that shouldn’t be forgotten is our health. A working mind with a weak body is not a good idea at all. So every Week, on Saturdays 16:00, Iranian Students of NMSU get together and play volley ball at Activity Center. There we try to teach each other how to play and the […]

Achaemenid empire

During the Achaemenid era, especially at the time of Cyrus the Great, the Persian imperial flag was square in shape, divided kite-like into four equal triangles alternating between two colors. In the excavations at Persepolis archaeologists found a standard depicting a golden eagle (oghabe talaii) or shahbaz with open wings. The current belief is that […]


To best understand Iran, their related societies and their people, one must first attempt to acquire an understanding of their culture. It is in the study of this area where the Iranian people’s identity optimally expresses itself. As the first sentence of prominent Iranologist Richard Nelson Frye’s latest book on Persia reads: “Iran’s prize possession […]