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New Mexico State University events during March

NMSU CELEBRATES WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH


en Studies Program at New Mexico State University is sponsoring several events during March in celebration of Women's History Month.
Women studies scholar Erin Sestock will give the presentation "New Orleans, a Personal Perspective" at noon Thursday, March 2, in the Women Studies Center at NMSU. Sestock will show photos of New Orleans and will discuss her efforts to rebuild an elementary school destroyed by Hurricane Katrina.

Attorney Mirna Torres will discuss immigration issues at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 7, in the Colfax Room of Corbett Center.

There will be a "Re-dressing Injustice" workshop at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 11, at the Court Youth Center, 402 W. Court Ave. Those who attend will create dresses with Arizona State University artist Irene Simmons. The dresses will be used as part of a public exhibit later in the month during the J. Paul Taylor Social Justice Symposium.

The panel discussion "Women During the Wars: Workers, Warriors and Wives" will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, at the University Terrace Good Samaritan Village, 3025 Terrace Drive. Veterans and active duty women of the U.S. Armed Forces will join the panel to speak about their contributions to the military during war time.

For more information contact the Women Studies Program at (505) 646-3448.


NMSU ART GALLERY PRESENTS ANNUAL STUDENT SHOW
The New Mexico State University Art Gallery will present its annual student show with an opening reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 10. Awards will be announced at 6 p.m.

The student exhibition is a juried show in which Kate Bonansinga, this year's juror, will select which works will be included in the show and which will receive the awards. Bonansinga is the director of UTEP's Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Center for the Visual Arts
The exhibit will run through March 30. For more information call (505) 646-2545.


NMSU PROFESSOR TO TALK ABOUT FUTURE OF JAZZ AND CLASSICAL MUSIC
New Mexico State University music professor James Shearer will present "Frank Zappa was Right! Perspectives on the Future of Jazz and Classical Music" at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 14, in Science Hall room 107 on the NMSU campus.

The presentation is sponsored by NMSU's College of Arts and Sciences as part of its spring 2006 colloquium events. For more information call (505) 646-5282.


NMSU TO PARTICIPATE IN INTERNATIONAL BORDERS CONFERENCE
New Mexico State University will take part in "Lineae Terrarum," an international borders conference that will bring more than 300 researchers from all over the world to discuss border policies in the Middle East, the United States, Mexico, Africa, Asia and Europe. The conference is scheduled for March 27-30.

UTEP, Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez and NMSU will hold conference events. NMSU will host the conference Wednesday, March 29 in the Corbett Center Student Union. For more information visit http://www.research.utep.edu/lineaeterrarum.


NMSU GEOLOGY PROFESSOR TO GIVE PRESENTATION ON CENTRAL GREECE
New Mexico State University geological sciences professor Greg Mack will give the presentation "Crustal Extension and Historical Earthquakes in Central Greece" at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, in Science Hall room 107 on the NMSU campus.

The presentation is sponsored by NMSU's College of Arts and Sciences as part of its spring 2006 colloquium events. For more information call (505) 646-5282.


J. PAUL TAYLOR SOCIAL JUSTICE SYMPOSIUM SCHEDULED AT NMSU
The J. Paul Taylor Social Justice Symposium is scheduled for March 29, 30 and 31 and will include presentations, panel discussions and exhibits across the NMSU campus. This year's symposium will focus on justice for women.

The J. Paul Taylor Social Justice Symposium is dedicated to J. Paul Taylor, former educator and New Mexico representative, who dedicated many years to social justice issues.

The three-day symposium is free and open to the public. For more information contact the College of Arts and Sciences at (505) 646-2001.

Natisha Hales
Feb. 21, 2006