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Thursday, November 29, 2012

Spring Preregistration for Sophomores (Thu. 29 Nov, 2012 6:00 am - 7:00 am)

Sophomores can pre-register for Spring 2013 classes. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Registrar's office or online beginning at 6 a.m.!

NRAO Colloquium (Thu. 29 Nov, 2012 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Yasuo Fukui of Nagoya University in Japan will present the NRAO Special Colloquium. Dr. Fukui will speak about “The Giant Molecular Clouds in the Magellanic Clouds.” The Large and Small Magellanic Clouds are the nearest galaxies to our own. Surveys of these galaxies using the NANTEN 4m telescope in Chile have revealed more than 300 resolved giant molecular clouds and allowed scientists to make a first statistical study on their evolution and formation. 2 p.m. in the DSOC Auditorium, broadcast by video.

Chemistry Department Seminar (Thu. 29 Nov, 2012 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Dr. Rodolfo Tello-Aburto, a candidate for a faculty position in chemistry, will present a department seminar. The title of the talk is "Chemistry of Natural Products: Total Synthesis and Methodology Development." Tello-Aburto earned his Ph.D. at the University of Minnesota and is a post-doc at New Mexico State University. 2 p.m. in Weir 129.

Thurs 11/29/12

TCC design roundtable (Thu. 29 Nov, 2012 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Free-form software design clinic offered by the Tech Computer Center. Today's topic will be Using pyparsing to extract information from log files and other complex text structures. 4 p.m. in Speare 116

Physics Department Seminar (Thu. 29 Nov, 2012 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Dr. Thomas Greathouse of Southwest Research Institute will present the Physics Department seminar. He will present two topics: Part 1 is “Seasonal Temperature Variations in Saturn’s Stratosphere: Radiative Seasonal Model versus Observations;” Part 2 is “The Thermal Response to Waves Propagating Through Jupiter’s Middle Atmosphere.” Each portion of Dr. Greathouse’s talk will be followed by a brief Q&A session. 4 p.m. in Workman 101.

Earth Science Seminar (Thu. 29 Nov, 2012 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

The Earth and Environmental Science Department, the Hydrology Program and the New Mexico Bureau of Geology & Mineral Resources present the last seminar of the semester. David Schneider of the National Center for Atmospheric Research will discuss "Antarctic Climate, Recent and Future: Do the Global Climate Models Get It Right?" Hosted by Penny Boston. 4 p.m. in MSEC 101.

NMT Chamber Orchestra and Chorus Concert (Thu. 29 Nov, 2012 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Come hear instrumentalists and vocalists from the Tech community, ages 7 to 70, in a concert featuring Handel's "Music for the Royal Fireworks," Mozart's "Marriage of Figaro," Hayes, and others.  On the main stage at the Macey Center. 6 p.m., November 29.

Auto Racing Club Meeting (Thu. 29 Nov, 2012 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

The New Mexico Tech Auto Racing Club has weekly meetings at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays in Workman 101. Club members discuss upcoming events, vehicle maintenance and other topics related to auto racing. All are welcome to join.

Swing Dance (Thu. 29 Nov, 2012 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm)

Weekly swing dance held in the SAC. Everyone is welcome. Lessons held before the dance most nights. 8 to 10:30 p.m.

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