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NMSU Hotline — October 23, 2015

NMSU cancer researchers collaborate for a cure


Since their arrival to New Mexico State University in 2009, Kevin and Jessica P. Houston?s investigations into cancer research have developed into a multidisciplinary partnership, coupling cancer biology with engineering for this husband and wife team.

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Campus Announcements

Motivation & Goal Setting: Achieving Success Workshop to be held Monday

Motivation & Goal Setting: Achieving Success Workshop will be held from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 26, in the Zuhl Library Conference Room, 225 second floor. If you don?t plan where you are going, you?ll probably end up somewhere else. Feeling troubled, lost and confused about college life? Come learn about short- and long-term goal planning and how to gather the motivation to stay engaged in your classes.

For more information contact the Student Success Center at 575-646-3136.

DNP scholarly project defense to be held Oct. 26

The School of Nursing will host Kerry Atkinson as she formally defends her scholarly project titled "Impact of Wearable mHealth on Activation and Motivation (Wham)" from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 26, in CHHS Annex 202 before a committee comprised of Kristynia Robinson (chair), Pamela Schultz, Shelly Noe and Traci White. All are welcome.

For more information contact kpech@ad.nmsu.edu.

EPPWS free movie night to be held Oct. 29

The Department of Entomology, Plant Pathology, and Weed Science?s third annual Fright Night featuring Jumanji will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, in Gerald Thomas Auditorium Room 194. Free movie admission, free popcorn, candy, sodas/water and a chance to win prizes.

For more information call 575-646-3225.

NMSU Theatre Arts to present ?A Wrinkle in Time?

The American Southwest Theatre Company and New Mexico State University Department of Theatre Arts will present an onstage performance of the beloved children?s story ?A Wrinkle In Time? at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, and 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, at the ASNMSU Center for the Arts.

The Madeleine L?Engle story of two children who must rescue their scientist father is adapted for the stage by John Glore and directed by Larissa Lowery, assistant professor of theater in the College of Arts and Sciences.

?This science fiction story is ultimately about how members of a family can travel through their own separate adventures and can come back together stronger and more caring than ever before,? Lowery said.


Department of Curriculum and Instruction now accepting applications

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction at New Mexico State University is now accepting applications to the face-to-face and online cohort doctoral programs from Oct. 1 until Jan. 15. The program offers both the Ed.D. and Ph.D. degrees. The online cohort program uses a distance-education and face-to-face instruction model (two weeks in June for three summers). The major focus of the entire doctoral program centers on issues of social justice, multicultural settings and schooling in a diverse society. For more details about the doctoral programs it is suggested to review the doctoral handbook for the Department of Curriculum and Instruction (http://ci.education.nmsu.edu/candi-handbooks/)

Anyone interested in obtaining information and/or applying to the program can visit the website http://ci.education.nmsu.edu/programs/graduate-programs/phd/ or contact David Rutledge at 575-646-5411 or rutledge@nmsu.edu.

Fall Tuition Waiver deadline is Nov. 1

The online Tuition Waiver submission process for fall 2015 is currently available through Nov. 1.

Haven?t submitted your form but need to? Follow these instructions:
1. Login into MyNMSU at https://my.nmsu.edu/
2. Select the Employee tab from the menu.
3. In the Banner Self Services window in the center of the page, click the Employee hyperlink.
4. On the Employee page click the hyperlink for the waiver you would like to submit.
a. Select Tuition Waiver ? Employee/Spouse to submit a waiver for yourself or your spouse/domestic partner?s classes; or
b. Select Tuition Waiver ? Dependents to submit a waiver for your child.
5. Whenever a change is made to the student schedule, the tuition waiver must be re-submitted online to re-calculate taxability. The previous credit will be removed from the student account and re-applied when the waiver is re-submitted, and approved (if applicable), by the deadline.

Tuition Taxability:
Visit our taxability website at http://benefits.nmsu.edu/other/tuition-tax/ to determine if your enrollment situation is taxable. All taxes will be assessed on the employee?s paycheck that is issued on Nov. 30. You will need to plan ahead to ensure to budget accordingly.

If you need further assistance with this process, contact Benefit Services at 575-646-8000 or benefits@nmsu.edu.

Armed Forces 5K Endzone Dash to be held Nov. 8

The Armed Forces 5K Endzone Dash will be held Nov. 8. The run will take place to kickoff Military Appreciation Week, and will start at the Aggie Memorial Stadium parking lot, and finish in the endzone. Five obstacles will take place along the way, and will remain a secret until raceday.

Race start time is 7:30 a.m. with 6 a.m. registration and bib/T-shirt pickup. T-shirts for the first 250 runners, and trophies will be given to the top three male and female finishers. They will start the race with a cannon from Army ROTC. The event is sponsored by Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC and the Military and Veterans Programs/Student Veterans Organization on campus.

Registration is available at http://mvp.nmsu.edu/5k/

For more information contact Captain Michael Vetri at mvetri@nmsu.edu or 575-646-5468.

33rd annual jewelry sale to be held Nov. 9

The NMSU Department of Art?s Jewelry and Metalsmithing students will host their jewelry sale from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9, in the lobby of the D.W. Williams Hall, 1390 E. University next to Barnes & Noble. Parking on campus will be free after 4:30 p.m.

All the pieces are unique, one-of-a-kind handmade jewelry created in our Metalsmithing and Jewelry studio. They invite you to support the NMSU Jewelry and Metalsmithing program and find amazing jewelry for friends, family and yourself. The profits from this sale will be used to support the activities of the students in the jewelry and metalsmithing area.

For more information, contact Motoko Furuhashi at motoko@nmsu.edu or 575-646-1238 or go to their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/NMSUjewelrysale.