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NMSU Hotline — February 13, 2015

Intel Innovation Apprenticeship program kicks off in NMSU College of Engineering

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Engineering students in New Mexico State University?s College of Engineering now have a new resource to make their project and business ideas come to life with the help of a team of Intel Student Innovation Apprentices. Through a grant from the Intel Foundation, the college has established an apprenticeship program within the Aggie Innovation Space to assist students with engineering projects, innovative ideas and entrepreneurial endeavors.

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Campus Announcements

Studio G Networking Hour continues Disciplined Entrepreneurship Speaker Series today

Studio G Networking Hour will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. today at Studio G, located at 1620 Standley Drive, Academic Research Building A. Studio G Networking Hour is a chance to meet people who are starting businesses and interested in starting businesses. This week's talk continues the Disciplined Entrepreneurship Speaker Series, and will cover how to articulate your product offering, quantify your value proposition and develop an expansion plan. Learn more about Disciplined Entrepreneurship and Studio G.

Studio G helps Aggies start businesses. For information, visit studiog.nmsu.edu.

Crimson Creations to sell brownies and roses today

Crimson Creations will have individual roses for sale for $2.50 each today, just in time for Valentine's Day. Also, the shop's Valentine's special will be a pint of gelato or sorbet and two brownies for $10. Supplies are limited.

For more information or if you would like to be added to the Crimson Creations mailing list, email crimsoncreations@nmsu.edu.

NMSU Mail Services open, Post Office closed on Presidents Day

The Corbett Center Student Union USPS Post Office will close Monday, Feb. 16, in observance of Presidents Day. NMSU Mail Services will be open normal hours.

Visit http://mailservices.nmsu.edu, call 575-646-7333, or email mailservices@nmsu.edu for more information.

Fourth finalist for dean of graduate school on campus Feb. 16-17

The fourth finalist for dean of the graduate school at New Mexico State University, Loui Reyes, will interview Feb. 16 and 17. He is currently the interim dean of the graduate school here at NMSU. An open forum is scheduled from 4:15 to 5:15 p.m. Monday, Feb. 16, in O?Donnell Hall Room 111, where the candidate will present his vision for graduate education.

The open forums are open to all faculty, students, staff and community members. After each presentation, there will be time for questions, followed by a reception for the candidate. The search committee encourages everyone to attend.

The candidate feedback link is available at http://provost.nmsu.edu/candidate-feedback.

Qualitative grant-writing seminar presentations are Feb 19 and 20

Two qualitative grant-writing seminars will be presented next week. Mary Alice Scott, Michelle Salazar Perez and Anna Lopez will present their research topics and proposal ideas from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, at the Physical Science Lab. Senior research scientist Cathleen Willging from the Behavioral Research Center of the Southwest, will present her work in the area of health disparities and mental health from 2 to 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, in O'Donnell Hall, room 111.

Willging's qualitative work, available online at http://www.pire.org/detail2.asp?core=37966&cms=95, has been funded through numerous programs with the NIH.

Because the Thursday session is in PSL, RSVP to Robert Wood at bobwood@nmsu.edu for that session. The Friday session does not require an RSVP.

Book presentation to be held Feb. 19

The Center for Latin American and Border Studies will hold a book presentation by Charles H. Harris III and Louis R. Sadler, Professors Emeriti, New Mexico State University, Department of History titled ?The Great Call-Up: The Guard, the Border, and the Mexican Revolution? at 4 p.m. February, 19, at the Nason House.

For more information contact 646-6814.

Friends and Family Conference to be held Feb. 19-20

The Department of Philosophy will hold a Friends and Family Conference Feb. 19 and 20. The conference is a celebration of the accomplishments of NMSU philosophy department alumni. All four speakers did their undergraduate work at NMSU and have gone on to earn Ph.D.'s in philosophy. What is more, the conference is funded by a generous donation from another NMSU alumnus, Richard L. Hedden. Attendance is free and open to the university community.

Conference details can be found at http://philos.nmsu.edu/friends-and-family-conference.

For more information, email mwalker@nmsu.edu.

DACC Customized Training class explores MS Excel 2010

"Intermediate MS Excel 2010" will be held from 8:30 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 6. The cost is $139. Learn advanced features and discover how this powerful program can boost your productivity. Practice creating macros that eliminate repetitive tasks and manipulate your data with the push of a button.

For more information, contact 575-527-7776 or ctp@nmsu.edu.