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NMSU Hotline — November 1, 2016

NMSU SOAR Lab provides student research opportunities, program assistance


A group of students at New Mexico State University are getting hands-on experience with research that will benefit not only their overall learning experience, but the learning experiences of those utilizing outreach programs offered by the university.

Six undergraduate and graduate students from various disciplines are working at the STEM Outreach Alliance Research Lab, or SOAR Lab, which is housed at NMSU?s College of Education. The lab came about in the spring as part of the reorganization of the Alliance for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning.

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Southwest/Mexican food offered at 100 West Café

Join us for a week of Southwest/Mexican food in 100 West Café the week of Tuesday, Nov. 1, through Friday, Nov. 4. These meals are prepared by our HRTM 363 students under the direction of chef John Hartley.

Enjoy four days of a la carte lunch from 12 to 1 p.m. The menu for the week will feature Caldo Tlalpeño, southwest salad with cilantro-lime vinaigrette or marinated jicama salad. The main entrée choices are red chile rubbed chicken, tequila braised Mexican pork ribs, tilapia Veracruz or green chile asadero enchiladas. The sides for this week are black beans and rice. Your dessert choices are mocha mousse, arroz con leche or pastel tres leches. All lunches are $10 payable by cash, check or credit card. We gladly accept Visa, MasterCard or Discover credit cards for your convenience. We look forward to having you for lunch and appreciate your support.

The HRTM 363 students are looking forward to serving you.

Gift cards are available for sale in Gerald Thomas Hall Room 138 in $10 increments.

For more information, please visit our website at http://hrtm.nmsu.edu or call our office at 575-646-5995.

Motivation and Goal Setting: Achieving Success set for Wednesday

Motivation and Goal Setting: Achieving Success will be held from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, at the Zuhl Library Conference Room (225, Second Floor).

If you don?t plan where you are going, you?ll probably end up somewhere else. Feeling troubled, lost and confused about college life? Come learn about short- and long-term goal planning and how to gather the motivation to stay engaged in your classes.

Contact the Student Success Center - Room 128 in Hardman and Jacobs Undergraduate Learning Center or call 575-646-3136 for more information. Like us on Facebook @NMSU Student Success Center.

Department of Geological Sciences Colloquium set for Wednesday

The New Mexico State University Department of Geological Sciences Colloquium will feature Dustin Sweet, from Texas Tech University's Department of Geosciences. His talk "Unaweep Canyon: An Enigmatic Landscape" will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, at Gardiner Hall, Room 230.

Red to Green Money Management Workshops offered

Keys to Saving and Investing will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, Domenici Hall, Room 005.

What?s the difference between saving and investing? Why should I save? How can I invest? We?ll answer all these questions and more. Learn what you can do now to help your future self by saving and investing wisely.

Red to Green Financial Wellness Meet-Up! will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, at Domenici Hall.

We know Garcia Annex seems so far away, so we?re coming to you. Look for our table and grab some great resources on budgeting and financial aid. You can also find more information on workshops or schedule a one-on-one appointment.

All students, faculty and staff are welcome. For more information, go to careerservices.nmsu.edu/red-to-green/. Also, follow us on Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter and Facebook for weekly updates and financial tips.

To schedule an appointment with a Peer Financial Wellness Coach, contact us at finlit@nmsu.edu or 575-646-1631, or go to http://careerservices.nmsu.edu/career-services-appointment-request/.

Nursing scholarly project final defenses to be held Thursday, Monday

In the NMSU School of Nursing, Adam Rodriquez will present his final DNP scholarly project "Implementation of a Metabolic Syndrome Screening Program of Mentally Ill Patients at an Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital" before a committee of Linda Summers, Conni DeBlieck, Anita Reinhardt and Susan Burns from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, at the CHSS Building, Room 226.

Sonda Boulware will present her DNP scholarly project "The Effectiveness of a Web-Based Education Tutorial on Acute Care and Family Nurse Practitioners' Knowledge of 12 Lead Electrocardiogram Interpretation" before a committee of Linda Summers, Conni DeBlieck, Anita Reinhardt and Hwiman Chung from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7, at the CHSS Building, Room 226.

All are welcome to attend.

DACC architecture students offer 'Architecture Film Night' and fundraiser

As part of this year's "Architecture Film Series" and fundraising efforts, the American Institute of Architecture Students of DACC will be showing "The Land of Many Palaces" at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, in the Fountain Theater in Mesilla. Tickets are on sale in advance and on the day of the event. Purchase of admission ticket automatically enters buyer in door prize drawings, and the student organization will also be having a 50/50 raffle during the event. Costs are $3 for students, $5 for members of the local AIA (American Institute of Architects) and $7 for the general public.

This one-hour documentary is about recent and ongoing efforts by the Chinese government to relocate 250 million people over the next 20 years; a feat of not only monumental architectural and engineering challenges, but of concern for social and economic consequences. For more information on the film, visit http://www.thelandofmanypalaces.com/.

This event will not only serve to raise funds for this year's AIAS events, including attendance to workshops and conferences, but will help bring together the architectural community and the general public for a fun event.

To purchase tickets in advance, contact Luis Rios, professor and adviser, at luirios@nmsu.edu or 575-527-7747. Students will be glad to deliver tickets.

English graduate programs open house set for Nov. 9

Next Wednesday, Nov. 9, the English Department will hold its 2016 Graduate Programs Open House, "Grad School in English: What, How, and Why?" from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. in Clara Belle Williams Hall, Room 229. This is an opportunity for anyone considering graduate programs in English to learn more about what such programs can offer and ask questions of faculty in the field. Our faculty panel will also talk from their experiences about what admissions committees look for, how star applications stand out and other topics. The English Department offers the master's degree in English in four areas of emphasis ? creative writing, literature, rhetoric and professional communication, and English studies for teachers ? as well as the master's of Fine Arts in creative writing and Ph.D. in rhetoric and professional communication (requires prior master's in a related field). For more information, see https://english.nmsu.edu/graduate-programs/ or email Tracey Miller-Tomlinson at tomlin@nmsu.edu.

Military and Veteran's Programs and Student Veteran Organization sponsor donation drive

Military and Veterans Programs, partnered with the NMSU Student Veteran Organization, are collecting donations for Camp Hope. Donations (tents, tools, batteries, nonperishable foods, etc.) will be accepted now until Veterans Day, Nov. 11, as part of our Military and Veteran Appreciation Week. Donation boxes can be found at Military and Veterans Programs located in Corbett Center, Room 244, the Activity Center and the Business College. We appreciate your support. Contact mvp@nmsu.edu or 575-646-4524 for any questions.

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.

College of Arts and Sciences now accepting 'A Starry Night' nominations

The College of Arts and Sciences is seeking nominations for the ?A Starry Night? fundraiser on Feb. 3, 2017. The Stars of Arts and Sciences recognizes living individuals who have achieved state, national or international distinction by their accomplishments and leadership, all while supporting their community and the NMSU College of Arts and Sciences. The College of Arts and Sciences is seeking nominations for four awards (referred to as the Stars of Arts and Sciences): the Town and Gown award, the Star of the Arts award, the Star of the Sciences award and the Star of the College of Arts and Sciences award.

Nomination forms must be submitted to the NMSU College of Arts and Sciences Dean?s Office prior to Nov. 30. Nomination forms must be complete and thorough. This information will be used as the basis for the evaluation and selection of the Starry Night Committee.

You can either print the nomination form or submit the form online through the website at http://artsci.nmsu.edu/en/starry-night.

Please contact Ashley Jurado if you have any questions at ajurado@nmsu.edu or 575-646-5886.