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New Mexico State University events April 19-25

AUTHOR SIGNING HOSTED AT NMSU BOOKSTORE


The New Mexico State University Department of Languages and Linguistics and the Bookstore will host an author signing for Carlota Caulfield from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 21 in the Corbett Center Bookstore. This event is free and open to the public.

For more information call (575) 646-1427.

NMSU TO HOST CENTENNIAL SPEAKER

The New Mexico State University Bookstore will host a lecture by Nancy Schockley as part of its Centennial Speaker Series at 6 p.m. April 23 at the University Museum located at Kent Hall.

Schockley's lecture, "Albert Fall Chase 1918-1944," will examine Chase's life leading up to his service in the Philippines.

This event is co-sponsored by the NMSU History Department and the University Museum.

For more information call (575) 646-1427.

NMSU BOOKSTORE SUPPORTS AUTHORS AT BOOK FESTIVAL

The New Mexico State University Bookstore will be supporting book sales for all guest authors of the 14th annual Border Book Festival April 18, 19 and 20 on the Mesilla Town Plaza.

The theme of this year's festival is "Return." The festival is a wonderful community event that offers fun activities for the entire family.

For more information call (575) 646-7660.

EDUCATORS' JOB FAIR BRINGS OUT-OF-STATE OPPORTUNITIES

New Mexico State University's Career Services and the College of Education have invited educators from all over the region to attend the 2008 Educators' Job Fair, where school districts from 13 states will be represented, including California, Texas, Colorado and Nebraska.

The fair will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 21 and 22 in the Corbett Center Student Union Ballrooms and will be open to the public.

Participants are encouraged to visit the NMSU Career Services Web site, http://careerservices.nmsu.edu, to register. They also can prepare for their job fair interviews by researching the districts in advance.

There will be an open forum with networking opportunities from 4 to 6 p.m. April 20 in the Dona Ana Room in Corbett Center.

For more information contact NMSU Career Services at (575) 646-2849 or hirenmsu@nmsu.edu.

NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION AT NMSU

New student orientation and registration for New Mexico State University will be held April 25 and 26 on campus.

During orientation and registration, students will take the Math Placement Exam, learn about opportunities and services at NMSU, meet with an academic adviser, register for classes, finalize residence hall reservations and confirm financial aid awards while parents and families meet with student support offices and learn how NMSU can help with student success.

To reserve a spot, students must register for the program which will close three days prior to each program date, unless the program reaches capacity earlier. Space is limited.

For registration and more information call (575) 646-5089, e-mail nsoinfo@nmsu.edu or visit http://newstudentprograms.nmsu.edu/.

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, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. April 19.

Participants of the "Earth Day Paper Making" will celebrate Earth Day by learning how to make their own paper out of recycled items.

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.

NMSU THEATRE ARTS AND ASTC PRESENT 'THE TAMING OF THE SHREW'

New Mexico State University's Department of Theatre Arts and the American Southwest Theatre Company will present William Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew" April 25 through May 4 at the Hershel Zohn Theatre on the NMSU campus.

Ticket prices vary from $10-$15 depending on performance dates. Call the ASTC box office at (575) 646-4515 or 1-800-646-ASTC for details.

LAS CRUCES SYMPHONY AT NMSU

The Las Cruces Symphony will perform "Pops 4 Kids" April 19 at the New Mexico State University Music Center Recital Hall. The Musical Instrument "Petting Zoo" will be held at 2 p.m. and the Family Concert will be held at 3 p.m.

For more information call (575) 646-2421.

NMSU HOSTS TROMBONE STUDIO RECITAL

New Mexico State University will conduct a Trombone Studio Recital at 7:30 p.m. April 20 in the NMSU Music Center Recital Hall. Allan Kaplan, the trombone professor at NMSU, will conduct the recital.

For more information call (575) 646-2421.

NMSU SYMPHONIC BAND AND SYMPHONIC WINDS PERFORMS

The New Mexico State University Symphonic Band and Symphonic Winds will perform "Season Finale" at 3 p.m. April 20 in the NMSU Music Center Recital Hall. The recital will be conducted by Ken Van Winkle, academic head of the Music Department and director of bands at NMSU, and Monty Hill, assistant director of bands at NMSU.

For more information call (575) 646-2421.

NMSU CHOIRS PERFORM

The New Mexico State University Choirs will perform "The Passion of St. John" by Bach April 25 at 7:30 p.m. and April 26 at 3 p.m. in the NMSU Music Center Recital Hall.

"The Passion of St. John" combines Bach's expressive music biblical narrative, 16th and 17th century hymns and German poetry popular in the mid-18th century. Jerry Ann Alt, choral director at NMSU, will conduct the performance.

For more information call (575) 646-2421.

AUTHOR DISCUSSES BOOK AT NASON HOUSE

Award winning poet Carlota Caulfield will present, read and discuss her latest book of poetry, "A Mapmaker's Diary," which is published in bilingual format by White Wine Press, at 4:30 p.m. April 21 at the Nason House, 1200 University Ave.

The discussion will be followed by a reception and a presentation on the literary journal of Arenas Blancas, a graduate student in Spanish at NMSU.

For more information call (575) 646-6814.

PRESENTATION DISCUSSES NEW MEXICO'S IDENTITY

The Center of Latin American and Border Studies will host a presentation by Dulcinea Lara, assistant professor in the History Department at New Mexico State University, titled "History and Hispanic Identity Formation in New Mexico" at 4:30 p.m. April 24 at the Nason House, 1200 University Ave.

During her presentation, Lara will present a historical analysis of Hispanic cultural identities in New Mexico.

For more information call (575) 646-6814.