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NMSU Hotline — November 7, 2016

NMSU professor?s jewelry incorporates objects of I-10 in San Francisco exhibit

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The stretch of highway between El Paso and Las Cruces sparked a conversation that led to a unique jewelry exhibition created by two borderland art professors. The show titled ?CrossPASS? recently ran at the Velvet Da Vinci gallery in San Francisco.

New Mexico State University assistant professor of art Motoko Furuhashi and her collaborator Demi Thomloudis, a former art professor at the University of Texas at El Paso who is now at the Lamar Dodd School of Art at the University of Georgia, used steel, sand, dry grass, acrylic, paint, silver and a land segment to create a series of brooches and necklaces for the exhibit based on locations along Interstate 10.

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Campus Announcements

Campus Health Center to be closed this afternoon

The Campus Health Center will be closed from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. today for staff meetings and trainings. Medical emergencies should be directed to the local emergency room. The CHC will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8.


Cityscapes: Chicago in Taos Restaurant today

Start your week off right with the authentic flavors of Chicago. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today Taos Restaurant, NMSU?s dining hall, will serve Chicago style deep dish pizza, Greek gyros, classic Italian wedding soup and Italian almond cookies. Admission is just one meal plan swipe or $8.50 plus tax. Full menu available while supplies last.

Discover hours, full menus and more for NMSU Sodexo Restaurants with the free Bite app. Search ?Bite by Sodexo? in the App Store or Google Play and enter menu code P2AJ9. Select going or interested at https://www.facebook.com/events/1177185092349010/ to receive a Facebook reminder or add the following event to your Google-enabled calendar: https://calendar.google.com/calendar/event?eid=dThpbWdtaGxwaWNkMXFmdHVnNDF2ZDY2ZjggaW5zaWRlci5ubXN1QG0&ctz=America/Denver.



Public Speaking workshop to be held today

Public Speaking will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. today at the Zuhl Library Conference Room (225 second floor).

Become aware of the ?do?s and don?ts? of public speaking. Learn and discuss strategies and techniques to help you control anxiety and to become a better public speaker.

Contact the Student Success Center in 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.

Office hours at University Registrar?s office have changed

Starting today, the University Registrar?s office will open at 8 a.m. and close at 4:30 p.m. For questions, contact the University Registrar?s office at 575-646-3411 or registra@nmsu.edu.

Domenici Student Scholars Forum set for Tuesday

The Domenici Student Scholars Forum is from 5 to 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, in the Pete V. Domenici Hall Yates Theater.

Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend a Domenici Institute Forum featuring oral presentations by four students ? the inaugural class of Domenici Student Scholars. Each student has prepared a 10-minute presentation on a contemporary public policy topic. Following each presentation, students will take a few questions from attendees. Listen to their talks and help them improve their project research with your input.

A reception will follow the forum. Please RSVP to di@nmsu.edu or call 575-646-2066 with questions.

Gourmet sandwich bar available at Taos Restaurant on Wednesday

Sodexo chef Mike Guerra is celebrating the humble sandwich, the perfect comfort food, during this week?s Mike?s Magnificent Meals. Drop by Taos Restaurant, NMSU?s dining hall, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, to chow down on an open face sandwich bar featuring roasted turkey, savory roast beef, creamy mashed potatoes with beef and turkey gravy, fried onion strings, full bodied Texas toast, sweet corn, peas and fresh dinner rolls. Admission is just one meal plan swipe or $8.50 plus tax. Full menu available while supplies last. Select going or interested at https://www.facebook.com/events/1785600871700105/ to receive a Facebook reminder or copy the following event to your Google-enabled calendar: https://calendar.google.com/calendar/event?eid=M29zbmk5OW51ZHV1cWhobG1mdWZrOG4zcHNfMjAxNjExMDlUMTgwMDAwWiBpbnNpZGVyLm5tc3VAbQ&ctz=America/Denver.

Discover hours, full menus and more for NMSU Sodexo Restaurants with the free Bite app. Search ?Bite by Sodexo? in the App Store or Google Play and enter menu code P2AJ9.

30 percent off presale offer on Harlem Globetrotters tickets

The Original Harlem Globetrotters return to the NMSU Pan American Center in Las Cruces at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7. A star-studded roster will have fans on the edge of their seats to witness the ball-handling wizardry, basketball artistry and one-of-a-kind family entertainment that thrills fans of all ages. Join Globetrotter stars after the game where they will stay for an autograph, photograph and high-five session for fans (subject to availability).

Experiencing the Globetrotters is even better live. Take advantage of this offer by using the offer code AMAZING at http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/0C00514E84C9281D?clickid=Ux7VxQ0Yi17C1HGV%253AiXFE0uPUkkWTj2W0yKkwc0&camefrom=CFC_BUYAT_253158&impradid=253158&REFERRAL_ID=tmfeedbuyat253158&wt.mc_id=aff_BUYAT_253158&utm_source=253158-Facebook-+TM&impradname=Facebook-+TM&utm_medium=affiliate&irgwc=1.

This offer ends at 10 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8. Offer valid on select seats and price levels. Fees will apply. Cannot be combined with any other offers. Player roster varies. Autograph and photograph session subject to availability. Please call 575-646-1420 for more information.

Diabetes Day screening event set for Thursday

In observance of National Diabetes Awareness Month, the Campus Health Center and the Southern New Mexico Diabetes Outreach program will be hosting a Diabetes Day tabling event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at Corbett Center. We will be offering free blood glucose screenings, blood pressure screenings and diabetes education to all interested students, staff and faculty. Don't miss out; stop by at your convenience.

For more information, contact Kirsta Bezenek at kbezenek@ad.nmsu.edu or at 575-646-5239.

Enjoy Italian Cuisine during this week?s Bistro Buffet

Back by popular demand, The 3rd Floor Bistro at the Danny Villanueva Victory Club will host our Taste of Italy Buffet. Visit the restaurant from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, to enjoy an all-you-care-to-eat buffet featuring chicken marsala, sausage lasagna, lemon caper asparagus, roasted red potatoes, fresh garlic bread, cranberry walnut salad and tiramisu. For just $11.99 plus tax you receive a non-alcoholic beverage and unlimited entry to this buffet. Select going or interested at https://www.facebook.com/events/189749481480944/ to receive a Facebook reminder or copy the following event to your Google-enabled calendar: https://calendar.google.com/calendar/event?eid=cjF1MzEyMWxpNGkxZnR2bWc1Ym5zcTljamMgaW5zaWRlci5ubXN1QG0&ctz=America/Denver.

The 3rd Floor Bistro at the Danny Villanueva Victory Club is located in the Stan Fulton Athletic Center, right next to Aggie Memorial Stadium. Call 575-646-4763 for reservations or visit http://nmsudining.sodexomyway.com for more information.


NASA senior scientist to present talk Thursday

Amy Simon, a senior scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and deputy instrument scientist on OSIRIS-REx's Visible and Infrared Spectrometer (OVIRS), will give a talk from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at the Pete V. Domenici Hall lecture room. Simon received her Ph.D from NMSU in 1998 and completed a postdoctoral position at Cornell University before becoming a civil servant at NASA. She has been involved in many NASA missions including Galileo and Cassini and is a frequent observer with the Hubble Space Telescope. The College of Arts and Sciences is sponsoring the public talk. For more information call 575-646-4438.

ASIST training to be held Nov. 12-13

An ASIST training (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 12 and 13 in Hardman and Jacobs Undergraduate Learning Center. This is a two-day training and you must attend both days. This is an evidenced based suicide prevention training and 15 CEU ?like? credits will be awarded which is honored by most professional boards. This training is free and is sponsored by the Counseling and Student Development Center and Southern Area Health Education Center (SOAHEC).

For more information about ASIST visit https://www.livingworks.net/programs/asist.

To register visit https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf_wf97rMSj3UCVyY34fhR-m_SMEs6WIMs4nA4xTWKpyWIwbg/viewform.

You will be contacted with details following registration.

Don?t miss this Sunday?s decadent brunch at Taos Restaurant

Everyone?s talking about the all-you-care-to-eat Sunday Brunch at Taos Restaurant. This Sunday, Nov. 13, NMSU's campus dining hall will continue to host the weekly Sunday Brunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with menu items such as prime rib with jus and horseradish sauce, made-to-order omelets, oatmeal and waffle bars, a kids station and assorted breakfast pastries featuring freshly made doughnuts.

Event information, including the full menu, can be found at http://bit.ly/2elgzpy. Admission, including buffet and beverage access, is $9.75 plus tax or one meal plan swipe. Children ages 3 to 12 pay $8.50, and children under 3 eat for free. As always, Taos Restaurant is open to the public. Full menu available while supplies last. Call 575-646-1749 for more information. Select https://www.facebook.com/events/364177903917415/ to receive a Facebook reminder or copy the following event to your Google-enabled calendar: https://calendar.google.com/calendar/event?eid=MnZudWhiZGRidmVqbXFlZzlxMTFvMGRlOGtfMjAxNjExMDZUMTcwMDAwWiBpbnNpZGVyLm5tc3VAbQ&ctz=America/Denver.



Ninth annual CAMP Poster Expo to be held Nov. 16

The College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) will be presenting the ninth annual Poster Expo. We will highlight CAMP student experiences in research, study abroad and internships. Posters will be on display and students will illustrate their posters individually or as a group. This event will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 16, in Corbett Center Aggie Lounge.

For more information contact Sarah Gallegos at 575-646-5079 or sarahgal@nmsu.edu.

Sam Steel Cafe offers pecan pie

Thanksgiving's around the corner. Order your pecan pie with Sam Steel Cafe for only $15. Last day to order is at 12 p.m. Nov. 17, and pick up date is before 4 p.m. Nov. 18. All orders must be paid in advance. Call us or come in to place your order. We are located at Gerald Thomas Hall first floor, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. We accept Aggie Cash, credit/debit cards and cash.

For more information contact Sam Steel Cafe at samsteelcafe@nmsu.edu or 575-646-2230.

RePete, NMSU?s Property and Supplies marketplace, available to campus community

The Central Property Office would like to remind the university community about RePete, NMSU?s Property and Supplies marketplace. RePete (http://repete.nmsu.edu) is a web application to facilitate the exchange of useful university-owned property and supplies among university departments. Prior to turning unneeded, but still serviceable property or supplies into Central Property, departments should list items on RePete to offer them to other departments. Interested NMSU departments in need of item(s) may search on the site for something desired, or subscribe to receive email notifications from RePete when items in selected categories are listed on the system. Clicking ?Request Item? on the item?s listing page sends an email to the department expressing interest. Departments then work together to complete transfers. Access to the system only requires login using myNMSU credentials.

Departments should follow university procedures for property transfer, including those for tagged property and those governing exchanges involving transfer of funds. For information about specified procedures, please refer to the Central Property Office section of the Business Procedures Manual. The related forms used in property transfer are linked from the Central Property Forms page on the RePete website. Questions related to RePete can be emailed to nmsuproperty@nmsu.edu.

Many items become available and are claimed and/or purchased by other units daily. As examples, NMDA listed three trucks on Friday: a Dodge Ram 3500, a Ford F-250 and another Dodge Ram 3500. For information about acquiring these, click on the links or visit RePete at http://repete.nmsu.edu.

We receive many computers and monitors on a regular basis. Because of space constraints, we cannot list each one received at the Surplus Property Warehouse on RePete. We very much appreciate those departments listing these items before sending them to the warehouse. If you have a need for computers or monitors and do not see what you need listed on RePete, please contact us at nmsuproperty@nmsu.edu or 575-646-3139 to let us know what is needed and whether there are specific requirements, such as a particular operating system; we can notify you when we receive something that meets your needs.