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NMSU Hotline — May 16, 2017

NMSU alumna receives prestigious Fulbright grant to teach in South Korea

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Tiffany Cox is quite familiar with studying in other countries. The New Mexico State University graduate and Artesia, New Mexico, native studied abroad in England and South Korea during her undergraduate career at NMSU.

And she?ll soon head back to South Korea.

Cox has been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholar grant for a 2017 English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) in South Korea. She leaves for Korea in early July and will be there for 13 months.

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Campus Announcements

Rudolfo Chavez Chavez?s retirement reception to be held today

Rudolfo Chavez Chavez, Regents Professor and Distinguished Achievement Professor in the College of Education in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction, will be retiring after many years of teaching and service. Please join us from 3 to 5 p.m. today to celebrate his retirement. Food and drinks will be provided in the O?Donnell Hall atrium.

Summer hours for NMSU eateries

Whether you are looking for fine dining or a quick snack, you can view the summer hours for all campus restaurants, cafés and convenience stores managed by NMSU Auxiliary Services at https://dining.nmsu.edu/holiday/ or on the dining tab of the NMSU INSIDER mobile app available free of charge at https://aux.nmsu.edu/app/. Please note that all hours are subject to change. Contact auxservices@nmsu.edu for more information.

Acting Intensive discounts available

The National Michael Chekhov Association will once again be in residence at NMSU Theatre Arts, June 4-9, for our acting intensive through June 10 for the certification program, and June 12-16 for Deeper by Design - advanced work. Already participants from Israel, India and Lithuania will be coming to Las Cruces for this unique program.

For two days only local artists and educators can enroll at a reduced rate of only $695 instead of $895 for the acting intensive, and the text fee which is supplied.

To get your discount use the coupon code wil kilroy at https://www.lisadalton.com/product/chekhov-training-intensive-actors/.

For more information go to http://chekhov.net or feel free to contact Wil Kilroy at wkilroy@nmsu.edu.

If you are an NMSU student and would like to take this as a workshop, your fee, if enrolled in the next two days is only $500.

Young Women in Computing Summer Camp offered in June

The Young Women in Computing program, housed in the NMSU Department of Computer Science, invites all high school aged young women to join us for a fun two weeks. Camp will be held from 12:30 to 4 p.m. June 5-16, in Science Hall at NMSU. Projects will include designing wearable tech creations with Lilypad Arduino, Cybersecurity exploration (aka: hacking) with encryption, amping up your home with smart grid technologies, and setting up full computer and wifi access using Raspberry Pi's. This session is for rising ninth to 12th grade newcomers to the YWiC summer intensive. For more information, and to see all of the amazing summer opportunities for young women in middle and high school, visit http://ywic.nmsu.edu.

Please direct questions to Rebecca Galves at rgalves@cs.nmsu.edu or 575-646-1901.

Kids Kollege registration now open for summer classes

Hurry and get your kids registered for Kids Kollege. Class are filling fast. Don?t miss out on these new classes. Call Dona Ana Community College at 575-527-7776 to get registered or visit us online at dacc.augusoft.net.

CPR for Teens for ages 12-18. Looking for a summer job? Interested in babysitting or as a lifeguard? Or do you just want to learn a new skill? Join us to learn Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED. In this course you?ll learn when CPR is needed, how to give CPR to a child and infant, and how to use an AED. CPR stands for cardiopulmonary resuscitation. It consists of pushing on the chest (compressions) and giving breaths. First Aid is the immediate care that you give someone with an illness or injury before someone with more advanced training arrives and takes over. First Aid may help someone recover more completely or more quickly and may mean the difference between life and death. A two-year certification from the American Heart Association will be awarded for the course. The course is $50 and is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 2.

Pottery for Kids is for age 6?9 from 1 to 2:10 p.m. June 12-16 and is $65. Have fun making three projects ? a serving bowl for the family, a study buddy for yourself and a ceramic frame with a mirror. Through making each of the projects, you will learn all about working with clay. Come join us and have some fun. Fee of $4 is payable to the instructor at first class meeting.

Chemical Magic for age 6?11 and registration for this course ends on May 23.
Presto, change-o, it?s magic. No it?s science. Learn to make batteries from fruits or potatoes, invisible ink and be a chemical detective. Make a glob from glue, use paper chromatography to separate colors, and make dirty pennies clean and clean pennies green. At the end of the week, you will have a good understanding of chemical interactions, how they work and had lots of fun. The class cost $155 and is from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. June 5-9.

Robotic Arm Science is for age 9?13. Registration for this course ends on May 23.
Your dream of owning, building, commanding and taking home your own five motor robotic arm will come true when you enroll for our Robotic Arm Science course. You will be able to command your gripper to open and close, move your robotic wrist, elbow, base and command vertical and horizontal reaching moves. Your robot will be equipped with 100 grams of lifting capacity. Additional features include a search light on the gripper for night operation. With your Robotic Arm you will have total command and visual manipulation using the five switch wired controller. Plus, have fun building a wide range of additional robotic designs with the robotic building system. The possibilities are endless when you build with science. The course cost $155 and is from 1 to 4 p.m. June 5-9.

NMSU Arrowhead Center to host NIH SBIR funding workshop

The New Mexico Federal and State Technology Partnership Program, housed at New Mexico State University?s Arrowhead Center, will host a Small Business Innovation Research National Institute of Health funding workshop next month in Las Cruces.

The workshop will take place from 8 a.m. to noon Tuesday, June 6, at the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine. The workshop is free, and tickets are available at https://nih_funding_workshop.eventbrite.com. Refreshments will be provided.

The workshop will feature NIH SBIR program manager John Kim, who will provide a presentation on current NIH SBIR program initiatives and tips to consider when applying for NIH SBIR funding. NM FAST program specialist Del Mackey will provide an in-depth look at how to prepare and submit a strong proposal.

For more information, contact Dana Catron, program coordinator for the NM FAST program, at 505-358-4039 or dderego@ad.nmsu.edu.