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New Mexico State University events March 15-21

NMSU MUSEUM HOSTS FAMILY WORKSHOP


The New Mexico State University Museum will host a children and family workshop, with craft projects that reflect a 1930s theme, Saturday, March 15, from 2 to 3:30 p.m.

During the workshop "San Patricio Retablos," participants will learn the techniques behind Spanish-inspired tin artwork, retablos, as they build and paint their own design on tinfoil renditions.

The workshop is free and the materials are provided. Sign up is not required, but large groups should call ahead to make reservations. The University Museum is located at University Avenue and Solano Drive.

For more information call (575) 646-5161.

STUDENT EXHIBITION HOSTED AT NMSU ART GALLERY

The New Mexico State University Art Gallery's Student Exhibition, which opened March 7, will run through March 20.

Every year the art gallery hosts a student exhibition. Main campus students are encouraged to submit artwork. A juror decides which pieces make it into the exhibition and also which pieces receive awards.

Gallery hours are from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. The gallery is located in D.W. Williams Art Center, University Avenue at Solano Drive. For more information call the gallery at (575) 646-2545.

THIRD ANNUAL TRI-UNITY CONFERENCE TO BE HELD ON NMSU CAMPUS

"Early Intervention" will be the focus of the third Tri-unity Conference, presented by NMSU's Special Education/Communication Disorders Department, Aprendamos Intervention Team and Direct Therapy Services.

The conference will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 14 and 15 throughout Corbett Center Student Union. It will inform families, professionals and students on a broad-based range of topics, including brain development in young children, parents impacting academic success physical education.

For more information call (575) 646-1348.

ASNMSU HOSTS 'THE BIG EVENT' TO REACH OUT TO THE COMMUNITY

The Associated Students of New Mexico State University will kickoff their fifth annual community service project, "The Big Event," at 8:30 a.m. March 15 at the Corbett Center Student Union outdoor stage.

"The Big Event" is an annual off-campus university community service project started in the 1970s by Texas A&M University. There are 75 universities participating in "The Big Event" during the spring semester.

For more information on "The Big Event" or if you have a non-hazardous job that needs to be done, call (575) 646-4415, visit asnmsu.nmsu.edu or e-mail bigevent@nmsu.edu.

DELTA ZETA SORORITY HOSTS MR. NMSU PAGENT

The Mr. NMSU pageant will be held at 7 p.m. March 20 in the Corbett Center Student Union Ballrooms by the Delta Zeta Sorority. Mr. NMSU is a male pageant designed to raise money that will support local and national philanthropies.

For more information call (575) 646-5134.

ZAPATISTA MOVEMENT SPEAKER WILL COME TO NMSU

The Center for Latin American and Border Studies will host Mexican author Gloria Munoz Ramirez at 7 p.m. March 18 in Hardman Hall Room 208.

The author will speak and show video footage during her lecture titled "The Fire and the Word: An oral history of the Zapatista movement in Chiapas, Mexico." The lecture will be in Spanish with English translations. The lecture is free to the public.

For more information call (575) 646-6816.