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New Mexico State University events Aug. 30-Sept. 10

CELEBRATION OF LIFE TO BE HELD FOR FORMER DEAN


The College of Arts and Sciences, with the University Foundation and Central Administration, are sponsoring a Celebration of Life for the late Tom Gale, a former dean at New Mexico State University. The celebration will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 31, at Atkinson Recital Hall inside the Music Center. The event will feature music from La Catrina String Quartet, Professor Fred B. Bugbee and a choral group under the direction of Professor Jerry Ann Alt, with a reception to follow.

Those who would like to attend the celebration for Dean Gale can RSVP by calling 575-646-1105, or by emailing rsvp@nmsu.edu.

HEALTH ORIENTATION TO INFORM GRADUATE STUDENTS

Human Resources Services Benefits Services will present a health orientation on Sept. 2 to inform New Mexico State University graduate assistants about health care opportunities and deadlines. Graduate assistants enrolling in health benefits for the first time must attend the orientation.

The orientation will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in Anderson Hall.

For more information, contact Jacki Griffin at 575-646-7731.

SAFETY STANDARD CLASS OFFERED AT NMSU

New Mexico State University Environmental Health and Safety will provide four safety classes, two in English and two in Spanish, at the Safety Training Facility from Aug. 30-Sept. 2. The community outreach classes are free and open to NMSU and the Las Cruces community. Class size is limited, and those interested must register with Melissa Barker, New Mexico OSHA.

The two training courses on general industry and construction safety standards should be of interest to maintenance and construction workers, supervisors and contractors. The courses are provided by New Mexico OSHA, the Alliance Agreement with the New Mexico Chapter of ASSE, Zia Section, the Building Industry of Southern New Mexico and the Construction Trades Partnership.

For more information, visit http://www.safety.nmsu.edu/news/updates/index.html.

NMSU TEACHING ACADEMY HOSTS TELECONFERENCE

The New Mexico State University Teaching Academy will host the teleconference Critical Thinking Skills Across the Curriculum from 2:30 to 4 p.m. on Sept. 3 in Milton Hall Room 50.

Diane Halpern, professor at Claremont McKenna College, will demonstrate research-proven methods that promote long-term retention and transfer across domains during the interactive workshop.

For more information, contact the Teaching Academy at 575-646-2204.

LIBRARY TO HOST FREE TOURS

Members of the campus community will have the opportunity to take a 40-minute tour of both libraries at New Mexico State University. Students will learn how to get help with a research paper, how to check out books from libraries worldwide and more.

Tours will begin at the reference desk at Zuhl Library on the following dates and times: Tuesday, Aug. 31, 1-1:40 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 2, 3-3:40 p.m. Friday, Sept. 3, 9:30-10:10 a.m. Individual tours can also be arranged. Students can get a certificate of attendance that instructors may count toward extra credit.

For more information, contact Wendy Simpson, library specialist, at 575-646-4129, the reference desk at 575-646-5792, or visit http://www.lib.nmsu.edu/instruction/tours.shtml.

NMSU ART GALLERY PRESENTS AMERICAN ART EXHIBIT

The New Mexico State University Art Gallery will feature Unmute: Text and Image in American Art 1970-2000 from Aug. 20 through Oct. 1. The display focuses on post-Minimalist late twentieth century art and images and text within the art.

The NMSU Art Gallery, located inside D.W. Williams Hall on University Avenue east of Solano Drive, is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday.

For more information, call 575-646-2545, or e-mail artglry@nmsu.edu.

NMSU TEACHING ACADEMY HOSTS ONLINE TEACHING SEMINAR

New Mexico State University teachers are encouraged to attend "Let's Talk Online Teaching" from 3 to 4 p.m. on Sept. 7 in Milton Hall Room 81.

Workload and time management strategies will be discussed.

For more information, contact the NMSU Teaching Academy at 575-646-2204.

ASTC PRESENTS ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW AT NMSU

The American Southwest Theatre Company and the New Mexico State University Department of Theatre Arts will present one showing of the film "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" at 8 p.m. on Sept. 10 at Hershel Zohn Theatre.

Tickets will go on sale at 7 p.m. Tickets cost $6, and prop bags cost $4. Attendees may come in costume and participate in the costume parade and contest before the show.

For more information, call 575-646-4515.