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New Mexico State University events, March 24-April 9

NMSU TO PARTICIPATE IN INTERNATIONAL BORDERS CONFERENCE


ico 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 host 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 symposium is dedicated to Taylor, a 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.

LAS CRUCES SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA TO PERFORM AT NMSU

A performance by the Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra will be held at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 1, and at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 2, at the New Mexico State University Music Center Recital Hall. The performance of Classics V will feature mezzo-soprano Lucille Beer.

The orchestra also will host an instrument petting zoo at 6 p.m. April 7, in the recital hall followed by the family concert "Magic at the Symphony" at 7 p.m. The concert will feature guest artist Lyn Dillies. Admission is $5.

For ticket information call (505) 646-3709.

FICTION WRITER TO GIVE READING AT NMSU

Fiction writer and NMSU professor Antonya Nelson will read from her new book "Some Fun" at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 7, at NMSU's Hardman Hall Room 106. NMSU graduate student Brent Delanoy will read from his fiction thesis.

Nelson is NMSU's first recipient of the Louletia B. Valentine Fellowship. She is the author of eight books of fiction and has taught at NMSU for 17 years.

The reading is free and is sponsored by NMSU's La Sociedad Para Las Artes. For more information call (505) 646-2027.

MUSIC CENTER TO HOST EVENTS

The New Mexico State University Jazz Ensembles will present "Jazz Extravaganza" at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 8, in the NMSU Music Center Recital Hall. For ticket information call (505) 646-1420.

A trumpet studio recital will be held at 5 p.m. Monday, April 10, in the recital hall. For more information call (505) 646-2421.

Natisha Hales
March 20, 2006