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NMSU Hotline — November 18, 2015

NMSU biology student receives Fulbright Fellowship for virus research

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New Mexico State University student Katherine Young was offered the prestigious Fulbright Fellowship to study dengue virus in Borneo. The U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board announced Young?s award this summer. As a Fulbright Fellow, she will receive funding to support her travel and research next year in Borneo, an island in southeast Asia.

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Campus Announcements

Colloquium to be held in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

A Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Colloquium by Julie Moreno, from Colorado State University, Fort Collins will be held at 11:45 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, in the Chemistry and Biochemistry Building Room 153. The talk is titled "Identification of Cellular Factors Required for Prion Susceptibility." Bring your lunch and enjoy the talk, coffee will be served at 11:30 a.m.

For more information, call 575-646-2505.

Author reading and signing to be held Thursday

Actor and author Pablo De Leon returns to the Barnes & Noble at NMSU Bookstore & Café in Las Cruces from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, to read and sign copies of his book ?Limitless.? On screen, he has been seen in TV?s ?The Good Guys,? ?Chase? and ?Friday Night Lights,? as well as the independent features, ?The Ugly,? ?Crossing the Enemy? and ?It?s Complicated.? Hear how he overcame his own complications to discover a world of ?Limitless? opportunities.

Barnes & Noble at NMSU is located at 1400 E. University Ave. and offers free public parking in designated spaces.

Call 575-646-4431 for more information and join the Facebook event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/1722445754657239/ for updates and reminders.

Cancer research to be discussed at Biology Colloquium sponsored by RISE

Jonathan Kelber from California State University at Northridge will present "Developmental Oncogenes: the Molecular Bridge Between Tissue Regeneration and Cancer" from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, in Foster Hall Room 231. Kelber seeks to characterize the molecular mechanisms and functions of genes that play critical roles in cancer and tissue regeneration. His group?s work integrates molecular/cellular biology, signaling biochemistry, animal models of normal development and disease, and microscopy imaging to answer questions in these fields. This colloquium is sponsored by the Biology Department and the RISE to the Postdoctorate program.

For more information contact gunguez@nmsu.edu.

DACC Financial Literacy Workshop to be held Nov. 19

The last DACC Financial Literacy Workshop for the semester will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, at DACC East Mesa DASR 232. The workshop is "Holiday Budgeting Tips." Learn how to create a budget, make financial goals and plan for the holidays.

For more information contact Melanie at 575-528-7296.

Outdoor Recreation end of semester blowout sale

NMSU Outdoor Recreation wants to help you end the semester on a good note. Get ready for adventure or start your holiday shopping early. The discounts include 15 percent off store wide, 20 percent off bike retail like bike locks, pedals, tire liners and more, 25 percent off all headlamps, 25 percent off bouldering and climbing accessories. Overstock bike tubes only $3.50.

The sale is one week only, Nov. 16-20. The NMSU Outdoor Center is open 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday through Friday and they are locating in Room 108 of the Activity Center.

For more information call 575-646-4047.

100 West Café to serve autumn food this week

100 West Café will serve autumn food from Nov. 17-20. Enjoy four days of a la carte lunch from noon to 1 p.m. The menu for the week will feature creamy tomato and orzo soup, fall salad with lemon and honey and your choice of grilled salmon or country braised chicken served with au gratin potatoes and green beans as your sides, or creamy pulled pork pasta with mushrooms and arugula. Dessert choices are apple crisp or old fashioned ginger bread cake.

All lunches are $10 payable by cash, check or credit card. They gladly accept Visa, MasterCard or Discover credit cards for your convenience. They look forward to having you for lunch and as always, they appreciate your support. They will be closed next week for Thanksgiving Break. Dec. 4 will be their last serving day.

Loadable gift cards are available for sale in Gerald Thomas Hall Room 119 in $10 increments. They are unable to provide to-go lunches and apologize for the inconvenience.

For more information, visit http://hrtm.nmsu.edu or call 575-646-5995.

DACC to honor NMSU art professor's mural

Renowned NMSU Art Professor Kenneth Barrick will have a commemorative plaque installed for his work on a mural at the Dona Ana Community College central campus Friday, Nov. 20. The commemoration will begin at 10 a.m. outside the Commons Area of Building DAMA near the corner of Espina and Gregg. Expected attendees include the artist?s daughter, Barbara Barrick Edmonds.

Professor Barrick, who passed in 2007, was known for his art work, some of which remains to this day in and around NMSU. In 1984, he completed a mural at DACC. His other murals at the NMSU campus included works at Hadley Hall, the Chemistry Building, Jacobs Hall, Corbett Center and Guthrie Hall.

DACC?s permanent art collection has more than 250 original artworks and limited edition prints donated by artists and patrons. The collection includes representational, abstract and non-objective artworks in various media which are currently displayed at the Central and East Mesa Campuses.

For more information contact Eddie Binder at 575-528-7070.

Plant and Environmental Sciences seminar to be held Friday

The Plant and Environmental Sciences Graduate/Faculty Seminar by Subhankar Mandal, master?s candidate, titled ?Selection Progress For Fusarium Basal Rot Resistance In Onions? will be held from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, in Gerald Thomas Hall Room 200. Everyone is welcome.

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

Thanksgiving Week hours

Corbett Center Student Union will open 6 a.m.?6 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, Nov. 23-25, noon-6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, and 9 a.m.?midnight Sunday, Nov. 29. The building will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 26 and 27.

The Pan American Center Ticket Office will close Thanksgiving Day and open at noon Friday, Nov. 27.

Papa John?s will continue to accept Aggie Dining Dollars over the break and will deliver to campus at 575-521-3456.

Thanksgiving Week hours for all campus restaurants, convenience stores and Barnes & Noble at NMSU are available at http://dining.nmsu.edu/hours/.

For more information contact auxservices@nmsu.edu.

Apple products available at education pricing

Whether it?s for work, school, leisure or a holiday gift for someone else, the Aggie Tech Shop offers Apple products to NMSU students, faculty and staff at special educational pricing. Just show your Aggie ID at checkout and get an iPad Pro at prices starting at $779 or the new Apple TV starting at just $149. No more need for cable or satellite when there?s an app for that!

The Aggie Tech Shop is located on the second floor of the Barnes & Noble at NMSU Bookstore & Café in Las Cruces. Note that during Thanksgiving Week, the store will close at 3 p.m. on Monday and Wednesday, Nov. 23 and 25, 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 24 and will close for the holiday on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 26 and 27.

For more information call 575-646-1791 or email aggietech@nmsu.edu.

Stress Buster Days to be held in December

Counseling & Student Development will host Stress Buster Days to help students cope with the stress of getting ready for finals. They will be partnering with on and off campus organizations to provide students with fun, free activities in various locations on campus.

Pause for Paws will be back with therapy dogs from Therapaws to help students de-stress from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 1, in the Zuhl Library Lobby. Local businesses will provide free chair massages, makeup and nail painting Dec. 2, outside Zuhl Library. Sodexo Campus Dining will provide refreshments, Therapaws will be present with therapy dogs, and Counseling & Student Development will provide multiple relaxation stations with various activities.

For more information contact counsel@nmsu.edu or 575-646-2731.

Resilience in New Mexico Agriculture regional meeting in Roswell set for Dec. 2

New Mexico State University and New Mexico First are joining forces to help develop a strategic plan to maintain a resilient New Mexico food and agricultural system.

The first in a series of Resilience in New Mexico Agriculture regional meetings will be in Roswell from 9:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Dec. 2, at the Roswell Convention & Civic Center, 912 N. Main St. Lunch will be served at each meeting.

Ten additional regional meetings will be held around the state between December 2015 and March 2016.


Professional audio recording/editing/mastering classes at DACC

Are you a musician, singer, composer, voice actor, performance artist or film maker? If so, they have audio courses for you. Taught during the spring 2016 semester, this set of three concurrent audio courses teaches professional audio recording, editing, processing, mixing and mastering. All courses are taught, using industry-standard audio equipment, by the entertainment industry professional, Christian Robles. Meet your instructor by going to www.linkedin.com/pub/christian-robles/15/b62/463.

CMT 236: Digital Audio Fundamentals-CRN 41246-TR: 2:30-4:10 p.m.
CMT 247: Production Audio-CRN 34234-Thursdays: 6-10:10 p.m.
CMT 248: MUSIC PRODUCTION/MASTER-CRN 34235-Tuesdays: 6-10:10 p.m.

Note: all courses are taught at the Central Campus of Dona Ana Community College.

For more information call 575-528-7310.

DACC Customized Training class offered

Marketing with Social Media 2 will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1. The cost is $69. Are you interested in using videos to market your business? Do you know the value of video marketing? This is the workshop for you. Learn about the ins and outs of Google + and YouTube and how to use and share videos to advertise your business.

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