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NMSU Hotline — August 12, 2015

NMSU professor studies complex relationship between horses and humans

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Horses and humans have had an interesting and complex bond for centuries, but a New Mexico State University professor wants to explore that bond by researching whether a horse?s heartbeat synchronizes with the heartbeat of its rider.

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Campus Announcements

Savor the essentials of Italian cuisine on Wednesday

Enjoy all the essential foods of Italian cuisine with the Italian Essentials Buffet, available for $10.99 plus tax from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12, at The 3rd Floor Bistro at the Danny Villanueva Victory Club. This special buffet will feature chicken parmesan, traditional spaghetti and meatballs, tiramisu cheesecake and more. Buffet price includes access to this all-you-care-to-eat buffet and a non-alcoholic beverage.

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.

Housing & Campus Life informational tabling space available

Tabling Spaces is still available for Move-In Day, Sunday Aug. 16, for NMSU departments and organizations whose services have a direct impact on incoming housing students. Housing and Campus Life will provide one table, two chairs and a tent (if needed) for each unit. You must be able to commit to being present from 7:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 16.

Also, still in need of volunteers help students move-in.

For more information contact Jenn Montes at jdmontes@nmsu.edu.

Volunteers needed for 'Ask Me! Where?s My Class?' tables during Aggie Welcome and Orientation Week

As a part of Aggie Welcome and Orientation Week, there will be "Ask Me! Where's My Class?" tables at six different locations across campus from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, and Thursday, Aug. 20 (broken down into one-hour shifts for both days). Volunteers are needed to help guide new Aggies in the right direction. Two individuals per shift are needed to staff the tables. Faculty, staff and student employees are encouraged to volunteer.

Supplies will be provided by the Aggie Welcome and Orientation program.

For more information, contact Angela Bates at aarvizo@nmsu.edu or call 575-646-1722.

CALL no longer in operation

Effective immediately the Crisis Assistance Listening Line (CALL) will no longer be in operation due to funding constraints. There are several other warm lines and hotlines available including:
New Mexico Crisis and Access Line 1-855-662-7474
Agora 1-505-277-3013
Santa Fe Crisis Response Hotline 1- 505-820-6333
1-800 Suicide (1-800-784-2433)
1-800-273-Talk (1-800 273-8255)

Southwest Institute for Health Disparities Research 2015 Conference to be held Sept. 11

Register now for the Southwest Institute for Health Disparities Research (SWIHDR) 2015 Conference: Academic-Community Partnerships to Address Health Disparities in the Border Region. Find the registration link, the most current conference agenda, and the breakout session details at their website http://health.nmsu.edu/swihdr/2015-swihdr-conference/

This conference will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11, in the Pete V. Domenici Hall, Yates Theater. This conference is free and open to the public and the entire NMSU community. They look forward to seeing you there.

For more information email Anna Martin at aemartin@nmsu.edu.

DACC Customized Training class offered

Skills for Spanish Interpreters will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 24 through Oct. 19. No class Sept. 7. The cost is $499. Don?t just be bilingual ? be an interpreter. Focus on consecutive interpreting, simultaneous interpreting, sight translation and skills for vocabulary building to improve your ability to interpret correctly. Participants interested in taking the court interpreter exam or medical interpreter exam can benefit from the practice sessions.
Must be fluently bilingual.

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

NMSU lands on Center for World University Rankings list for 2015

According to the Center for World University Rankings for 2015, New Mexico State University is listed at No. 519 on this year?s rankings. With more than 22,000 degree-granting institutions of higher education worldwide, this ranking would place NMSU in the top 2.4 percent.

?We?ve long known that New Mexico State University is a world-class institution and we?re proud of how that is reflected in this and other rankings,? said NMSU President Garrey Carruthers. ?As the state?s land-grant university, it?s our mission to deliver the highest quality education, research and outreach to the people of New Mexico. Much credit belongs to our students, faculty and staff, who work hard each day to make this a great university.?

The Center for World University Rankings distributes the only global university performance tables that gauge both the quality of education and training of students along with prestige of faculty members and the quality of their research without the use of surveys and university data submissions.

http://newscenter.nmsu.edu/Articles/view/11313/nmsu-lands-on-center-for-world-university-rankings-list-for-2015