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New Mexico State University events March 7-13

ART GALLERY TO HOST JURIED ART STUDENT EXHIBITION


The NMSU Art Gallery will host the annual Juried Art Student Exhibition at 5 p.m. on Friday, March 13 at DW Williams Hall.

Awards will be announced at 6 p.m. All main campus students, full and part-time, are eligible to submit works for consideration by the juror for inclusion in the show. This year's juror is Joy Miller, curator of the Las Cruces Museum of Art.

For more information call (575) 646-2545.

CLABS WILL PRESENT IMMIGRATON LECTURE AND PANELPRESENTATIONS

The Center for Latin America and Border Studies will offer two events dealing with the subject of immigration.
The first lecture entitled "Mexican Immigration to the U.S.: 2009 and Beyond" will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 12 at Anderson Hall Auditorium The lecture will be presented by Jorge Bustamante, UN Special Rapporteur for the Human Rights of Migrants, and Eugene Conley Professor of Sociology at the University of Notre Dame

The "Economic Crisis and Immigration Policy" panel and discussion will be from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Friday, March 13 at Anderson Hall Auditorium and will include presentations by four scholars and experts on development and migration from Mexico.

Both events are free to attend and open to the public and are co-sponsored by the International Relations Institute, the Department of Government and the Center for Latin American and Border Studies.

For more information contact Neil Harvey at (575) 646-6816.

UNIVERSITY MUSEUM FAMILY WORKSHOP

The University Museum will host its Saturday Family Workshop from 2-3:30 p.m. on March 7.

The workshop will include a project making "Neanderthal Masks." The workshop is free of charge and open to the community.

For more information call (575) 646-5161

UNIVERSITY MUSEUM PRESENTS LECTURE SERIES

The University Museum will hold to lectures as part of their lecture series.

The first lecture, "Kipp Ruin: A Salado Pueblo on the Banks of the Mimbres River," will be held from 7-8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 11 and will be presented by Dr. William Walker.

Lecture "The Return of Quetzalcoatl: Pilgrimage and Political Investiture at Chichen Itza" will be presented by Dr. Rani Alexander from 7-8 p.m. on Thursday, March 12.

The lectures are free and open to the public. For more information call (575) 646-5161.

NMSU THEATER PRESENTS 'PIXIE'

The American Southwest Theater Company at NMSU Theatre Arts will present "Pixie" a full production from the High Desert Play Development program on March 7 and 8.

When Terrence accidentally kills Pixie, an extraordinarily small dog, it starts a series of events that reveals Terrence's deepest secrets and fears, unraveling his life before his own eyes. And when Pixie actually begins speaking to him, Terrence feels his sanity unraveling as well.

Times and ticket prices will vary. Call the ASTC box office (575) 646-4515 or 1(800) 646-ASTC for details.