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NMSU Hotline — October 31, 2016

NMSU wraps up National Park series highlighting education and volunteerism


The U.S. National Park Service has been called ?the world?s largest university without walls? because of its educational mission.

Julia Washburn calls it ?having fun and learning too.? She will be the final speaker in the ?NMSU Celebrates the National Parks? series at New Mexico State University, capping a number of events sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences over the fall semester including classes and public lectures on campus along with a blog series by traveling history professor Jon Hunner to raise awareness about America?s national parks.

Washburn is the associate director for interpretation, education and volunteers at the U.S. National Park Service. She will talk about the next chapter in the parks' efforts to reach students of all ages in her lecture titled ?Achieving Relevance: A Vision for the Next 100 Years of the National Park Service Interpretation and Education? from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, at O?Donnell Hall, Room 111.

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'GEOMAGIC:' Art, Science and the Zuhl Collection lecture to be held Thursday

Join us for the "GEOMAGIC" lecture, "Mythologizing Natural Phenomena, Scientific History, and New-Age Idealism" at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, at the NMSU University Art Gallery, 1390 E. University Ave. The Skype lecture will feature artists Christine Gray and Emily Nachison. This program is free and open to the public. For more information about upcoming events please visit our website at https://uag.nmsu.edu/. The University Art Gallery is located in D.W. Williams Hall, at the intersection of University and Solano avenues.

For more information contact the gallery at 575-646-2545 or check out the links for Christine Gray at http://www.christinegray.com/ and Emily Nachison at http://www.emilynachison.com/.

AAUW Las Cruces branch hosts information meeting for NMSU female students Saturday

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) Las Cruces will host a kick-off meeting for the new AAUW Student Affiliate at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, in Conroy Honors Center. All NMSU women, undergraduate and graduate students, are invited.

This campus organization will show you ways to improve your leadership skills and self-confidence, take action on issues that matter to you and your community and apply for funding to reach your educational and career goals. You will also get the opportunity to meet Cassie Marrs, College/University State Chair, AAUW-New Mexico.

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is the nation?s leading voice promoting equity and education for women and girls. For more information or to RSVP please contact Susan DeMar, AAUW NMSU University Liaison, at sdemar@nmsu.edu.

Nursing scholarly project final defenses to be held this week

In the NMSU School of Nursing, Humberto Beltran will present his final DNP scholarly project "Routine Use of a Self-reported Questionnaire to Predict Medication Adherence Versus Provider Perception of Medication Adherence in a Community Counseling Center" before a committee of Shelly Noe, Conni DeBlieck, Linda Summers and Dominic Simon at 9 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, at the CHSS Building, Room 226.

Guadalupe Telford will present her DNP scholarly project "Comparing Pregnancy Outcomes in Infertile Women: Single versus Double Intrauterine Insemination" before a committee of Stephanie Lynch, Linda Summers, Conni DeBlieck and Jill McDonald from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, at the CHSS Building, Room 226.

All are welcome to attend.

Military and Veterans Appreciation Week begins Nov. 11

This year kicks off NMSU?s second annual tradition, Military and Veterans Appreciation Week, which focuses on enhancing and supporting NMSU?s military and veteran friendly community. Students, faculty and staff who have served, past and present, are extremely valuable to us and we thank them deeply for their sacrifice and service.

Join us in celebrating and recognizing this unique and important population:
Nov. 11 - Military & Veterans Week Kickoff, Veterans Day Parade and Paws & Stripes
Nov. 13 - Armed Forces 5K Run
Nov. 14 - Military & Family Panel Discussions
Nov. 15 - SVO & MVP Awareness Day
Nov. 16 - Annual Veterans Day Picnic and Local Recruiters Day
Nov. 18 - NMSU Faculty & Staff Military Veteran Banquet
Nov. 19 - Military Appreciation Football Game

For more information on the week?s events or if you would like to become a sponsor visit http://mvp.nmsu.edu/military-and-veterans-appreciation-week.

Post Graduate Immigration Options & Election Ramifications workshop set for Nov. 11

NMSU invites you to attend the Post Graduate Immigration Options & Election Ramifications Workshop from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, at the Business Complex, Room 102 and 103.

To register for this workshop visit https://trainingcentral.nmsu.edu/Saba/Web/Main/goto/GuestOfferingDetails?offeringId=class000000000009723.

For more information contact Greg Smart at 575-646-7013 or gsmart@nmsu.edu.

Education majors course changes announced

ELA 101 and ELA 250 will be listed as EDUC 101 Freshman Orientation and EDUC 250 Introduction to Education starting in spring 2017. The course content and information will remain the same. Also, the course number changes will not affect graduation planning.

NMSU to host pesticide applicators workshop in Socorro

SOCORRO, N.M. ? New Mexico State University will host a pesticide applicators workshop from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, at the Cooperative Extension Service office, 198 Neel Avenue in Socorro.

?This workshop is for anyone who holds either a private or commercial pesticide applicator license,? said John Allen, Socorro County Extension agricultural agent. ?It?s important for pesticide applicators to remain up to date on rules and regulations as well as proper use and safety of chemicals they use.?