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NMSU Hotline — August 1, 2016

NMSU plans fourth annual Ride for 4-H Clover motorcycle tour

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Scenic northern New Mexico will be the setting for riders in the fourth annual Ride for the 4-H Clover motorcycle tour Aug. 26-28.

Participants will experience the thrill of riding among some of New Mexico?s most dramatic settings, from colorful geologic formations at Abiquiu to the forests of Red River. They?ll also have a chance to learn about New Mexico State University Cooperative Extension Service and Agricultural Experiment Station Extension and outreach activities in northern New Mexico.

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Campus Announcements

Red to Green Money Management Workshop to be held Aug. 3

Red to Green Money Management Workshop, Student Loans: Ins and Outs, will be held from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3, in Garcia Annex Room 207. Taking out student loans is the easy part. It?s paying them back that?s tricky. We can help you with your options. Come check out Red to Green Money Management?s workshop on the ins and outs of student loans. All students, faculty and staff are welcome.

Schedule an appointment with a Peer Financial Literacy Coach by contacting finlit@nmsu.edu or 575-646-1631. You can also go to http://careerservices.nmsu.edu/career-services-appointment-request/ to submit a request online.

For more information, go to careerservices.nmsu.edu/red-to-green/. Also, sign-up for their social media to receive weekly updates. They are on Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter and Facebook.

Suicide prevention training on campus Aug. 4-5

There will be a two-day suicide prevention training from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 4 and 5, on campus. Attendance on both days is mandatory. It is free to all NMSU students, faculty and staff. If interested, register at http://wave.nmsu.edu/suicide-prevention/.

For more information call 575-646-5673.

NMSU-HHMI Poster Session to be held Aug. 5

Eleven New Mexico State University-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Scholars from the departments of biology, biochemistry, and plant & environmental sciences, will present their research conducted over the summer in a poster session from 3 to 4 p.m. Aug. 5, in O?Donnell Hall, atrium. Their research included DNA bar coding on chile plants, research on potential regulators of spindle orientation during cell division and early Sea Urchin embryo development, and iirradiation (x-ray) hormesis in Drosophila melanogaster, among others.

For more information visit http://hhmi.nmsu.edu.

Workforce open house includes tiny house

The Dona Ana Community College Workforce Center will host an open house featuring activities and displays for students, potential students and business professionals from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, at the Workforce Center 2345 East Nevada.

The event features the first tiny house constructed in Las Cruces by building construction students and faculty, the new ceramics laboratory for students interested in pottery making, a flight simulator used by the aerospace program, 3-D printers used by the manufacturing technology program, take a big-rig selfie in a truck used in the Commercial Driving License program, see a video on ?success in the new economy? by the Center for Career and Student Success, displays by the kids college, learning in retirement, customized training and more. Spaceport America will also have a display at the event.

Giveaways will include art and products from building construction, a steel art sculpture made by the welding program and art by the manufacturing program.

The tiny house is 240 square feet. It includes a living room, kitchen, loft bedroom, bathroom with a shower, composting toilet, air conditioner, heater, appliances, spray foam insulation, snap lock flooring, and metal roof.

For more information contact Saundra Castillo at 575-528-7076.

Wine Slushies and Patchwork Happy Hour

TAP (The Adjustment Project) presents Wine Slushies and music by Patchwork from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, in 100 West Café at Gerald Thomas Hall (Corner of Knox and College). They will offer complimentary appetizers with your drink purchase. Drinks are priced from $3 to $5.

They look forward to having you join them for fun, music, food and good times here at Gerald Thomas Hall. You must be 21 years old in order to attend. They gladly accept credit/debit cards (Sorry no AMEX). The proceeds from this event will benefit HRTM student clubs.

NMSU Board of Regents to meet Aug. 10

The Board of Regents of New Mexico State University will hold a regular meeting at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, in the Regents Room in the Educational Services Building on NMSU's Las Cruces campus.

Copies of the agenda for this meeting will be available at NMSU?s Zuhl Library not less than 72 hours prior to the meeting and will also be posted on the university website at http://regents.nmsu.edu/agenda.

This meeting of the Board of Regents will be available through webcast. You can access the link at http://panopto.nmsu.edu/bor/.