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NMSU Hotline — February 26, 2015

NMSU Domenici Institute seeks student panelists for 2015 conference

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New Mexico State University?s Domenici Institute for Public Policy is now accepting nominations from faculty and administrators of universities across the state for student panelists to participate in the 2015 Domenici Public Policy Conference. The conference takes place Sept. 16 and 17 and nominations are due by April 30.

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Campus Announcements

FinLit workshop to be held today

The Red to Green Money Management workshop "Discover Financial Freedom" will be held from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. today, in Domenici Hall, room 102. Have you ever felt burdened by your finances? Red to Green Money Management is conducting a workshop that will unlock the key components to budgeting, credit cards, identity theft and financial aid, allowing you to gain financial freedom.

To schedule an appointment with a peer financial literacy coach, contact finlit@nmsu.edu or 575-646-1631. Sign up for social media to receive weekly updates.

For more information, visit careerservices.nmsu.edu/red-to-green.

Plant and Environmental Sciences graduate seminar to be held Friday

A Plant and Environmental Sciences graduate seminar with master?s degree candidate Sudhir Singla, titled ''Performance of Guar Genotypes Under Different Planting Dates in Desert Southwest," will take place from 3:30 to 4:20 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, in Gerald Thomas Hall, room 200. This seminar is open to everyone.

For more information, contact lmeyer@ad.nmsu.edu.

Computer science colloquium Friday covers big data technologies

Wei Cheng will present ?Big Data Technologies? at 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, in Science Hall, room 124. In many big data applications, data with complex structures can usually be modeled as network data. Usually, for one data mining problem, we have multiple networks. For one thing, data about the same object can be obtained from various sources.

For more information contact 575-646-3723.

'Run with Your Doc' event is Saturday

Come run, or walk with your doc Feb. 28. There will be a 1-mile, 5K, or 10K. It's all about health ? your health and the health of the clients of St. Luke's Health Care Clinic for the Homeless, to which 100 percent of the proceeds of this race will be donated.

Online registration is closed, but you can register in person at the DACC East Mesa campus on Sonoma Ranch Blvd from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, and 7 to 7:45 a.m. the morning of the race.

1 mile run/walk starts at 8 a.m., 5/10K races start at 8:30 a.m. Awards and prizes for the overall male and female 5 and 10K and medals to the top three in male and female age groups. Teams are encouraged to sign up, with a trophy going to the largest team.

There will also be more than 25 silent auction items to bid on. Post race breakfast will be provided by Chope?s and The Game. Music will be provided by Soulshine to groove to after the race.

For more information, contact Mike Coulter at 915-274-5222.

CAMP Student Council/Latino Week event to be held March 4

The NMSU CAMP Student Council will hold a day-long event as part of NMSU?s Latino Week, all of which will take place on Wednesday, March 4. This is a student-coordinated initiative and the students have worked hard to bring in the performers and keynote speaker, Joaquin Zihuatanejo.

Danza Azteca will be held from noon to 1 p.m. at the main entrance of Corbett Center. Socializing and refreshments will be held form 5 to 6 p.m. in the Corbett Auditorium. Mariachi Alma de Jalisco alongside Ballet Folklorico Tierra del Encanto will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Corbett Auditorium. Zihuatanejo's talk will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Corbett Center auditorium.

For more information, contact Josť Montoya at montojp@nmsu.edu or 575-646-7341.

DACC Community Education course covers healthy cooking for kids

In the DACC Community Education course "Healthy Cooking for Kids," children will learn to prepare dishes from different parts of the world in a healthy way. Discover nutritious ingredients and fun ways to cook that will remain with them for their whole life. The class will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, March 14 to May 2. No class on March 21 or 28. The cost is $63.

For more information or to sign up, email commed@dacc.nmsu.edu or call 575-527-7527.

DACC Customized Training class covers OSHA for managers

"OSHA for Managers" will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 17. The cost is $139. Learn and understand the provisions of the federal Occupational Safety and Health Act. This hands-on course will help participants become familiar with OSHA inspection procedures, safety and health citations, penalties, and the appeal process. You will also learn about key OSHA standards, the VPP, and even getting help from OSHA.

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