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New Mexico State University events July 3-9


The Player's Grill restaurant and bar inside the New Mexico State University Golf Course Clubhouse will remain open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. July 4 and 5.

All other campus food vendors will be closed in observance of Independence Day. The Player's Grill is open to the public and offers a $7 buffet between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The Player's Grill is located at located at 3000 Herb Wimberly Dr. Call 575-646-2457 or visit http://nmsugolf.com/golf/proto/nmsugolf/directions/directions.htm for directions.


The International Relations Institute, the Center for Latin American and Border Studies and the Department of Government at New Mexico State University will hold a Summer Institute on Immigration Reform and Human Rights July 6-14.

An opening presentation will kick off the event from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, July 6, at NMSU's Anderson Hall Auditorium, featuring Arizona State University Associate Professor Roxanne Doty, presenting a public lecture focused on recent legislation passed in Arizona and how it relates to broader issues of race, immigration and policy-making in the United States. Carlos Gonzalez Herrera, founding director of El Colegio de Chihuahua, Emily Carey of the New Mexico Regional Center for Border Rights, American Civil Liberties Union and profesor Luis Alfonso Herrera Robles of Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez will present on historical and comparative aspects of immigration and border policies from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, July 7, at Anderson Hall Auditorium.

Student presentations, a documentary film "Frozen Dreams," and a discussion on immigration reform will be held from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, July 10, at St. Albert's Newman Center Parish. The Institute will continue with a series of three sessions on different aspects of immigration policy and reform. These sessions will all be held from 6-8:30 p.m. July 12-14, at the Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum. All events are free and open to the public.

For more information contact Roberta Gran at 575-646-7041 or at rgran@nmsu.edu.