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NMSU Hotline — December 18, 2015

NMSU-based NM FAST program makes strides to improve small business participation in technology

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Representatives from Arrowhead Center at New Mexico State University addressed New Mexico-based business concerns at a conference in Austin, Texas, earlier this month as part of a partnership program to help improve small business participation in research and technology.

Members of Arrowhead?s New Mexico Federal and State Technology Partnership Program, or NM FAST, team - Zetdi Sloan, Dana Catron and Todd Bisio - attended the Defense Energy Innovation Summit & Showcase, which was co-located with the Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer Innovation Summit in Austin.

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Campus Announcements

Santa?s visit at NMSU set for Saturday

The NMSU Fire Department is expecting Santa to visit the NMSU Las Cruces campus Student Family Housing Saturday, Dec. 19. Look for his sleigh to be escorted by the NMSU Fire Department. You will see the brightly lit fire engines and all the firefighters that cheerfully serve our community. Arrival will be shortly after sundown around 5:15 p.m. Santa?s elves will gladly accept any letters for Santa that the children have prepared. Join them in their holiday parade.

For more information call 575-646-2519.

New Desert Harmony Singers featuring the NMSU Gospel Choir holiday concert to be held Dec. 20

The New Desert Harmony Singers will wrap up their holiday season with a free public concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 20, at St. Paul?s United Methodist Church. Admission is free, but donations of non-perishable food items, cash or check will be accepted and provided to Casa de Peregrinos food bank.

Returning for their second year as special musical guests will be the NMSU Gospel Choir under the direction of Bobbie Green. In addition to joining NDHS for a couple of songs, the NMSU Gospel Choir will also perform a few of their own. This will be a wonderful afternoon of holiday music the whole family can enjoy.

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

NMSU Library announces opening of health subseries of Sen. Pete V. Domenici Papers

The New Mexico State University Library Archives and Special Collections Department announces that its Political Papers Unit has completed processing the Health subseries of the Sen. Pete V. Domenici Papers. The 13 boxes of documents and materials are now open to use by researchers. The subseries focuses on legislation, reports and policies related to health care both in New Mexico and the United States.

Researchers will find the materials related to mental health policy in the country, one of the key passions during Domenici?s tenure, of particular interest. ?One of the most important pieces would be sections that show Domenici?s work on mental health parity for insurance purposes,? said Adam Heien, Political Papers archivist. ?Domenici?s made major contributions for mental health care in this country.?

A guide for the Sen. Pete V. Domenici Papers can be found at http://lib.nmsu.edu/domenici/DomeniciFindingAid.pdf. Researchers can access the papers by visiting the Caroline E. Stras Research Room on the fourth floor of Branson Library or by contacting the department at archives@lib.nmsu.edu and by phone at 575-646-3839.

DACC Community Education course available

In the DACC Community Education course, Wine Appreciation, join them for an introductory course into the history, production, varietal types and characteristics of various wines and their country of origin. Students must be 21 or older since wine will be tasted at each session. The class will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Jan. 25-Feb. 29. The cost is $77.

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