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Monday, April 01, 2013

Materials Engineering Dissertation Defense (Mon. 1 Apr, 2013 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Yongming Tian, a doctoral candidate in the Materials Engineering Department, will present "Porphyrin Cooperative Binary Ionic Solids: Structures, Compositions and Photochemical Properties." 2 p.m. in Jones Hall 106.

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

Mechanical Engineering Seminar (Tue. 2 Apr, 2013 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Dr. John Schwarzkopf, a staff scientist at Los Alamos National lab and will be presenting the Mechanical Engineering Department Seminar. He will talk about predictive capability in modeling variable density shock driven turbulence. 2 p.m. in Cramer 124.

Faculty Senate (Tue. 2 Apr, 2013 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

The Faculty Senate will meet at 4 p.m. in Workman 101.

Python 01 (Tue. 2 Apr, 2013 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm)

Python Section 1 classes are free every Tuesday from 5:30 to 6:20 p.m. in Speare 116

SGA Meeting (Tue. 2 Apr, 2013 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Students are encouraged to come and express any concerns. 8 p.m. in the third floor Fidel ballrooms. A pizza and soda social in the SGA offices will begin at 7:15 before the Senate meeting.

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Wednesday, April 03, 2013

Bike Club Wrench-A-Thon (Wed. 3 Apr, 2013 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Students, staff, and community are welcome to bring their bikes for minor repairs. You do the work, but the NMT Bike Club will provide tools, instructions, and minor parts. No charge, but donations are appreciated. 4 to 6 p.m. at the Macey Center loading dock.

Grade Option Deadline (Wed. 3 Apr, 2013 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

This is the last day to change your grading option.

St. Patrick's Catholic Newman Center (Wed. 3 Apr, 2013 7:00 pm)

The Newman Center at New Mexico Tech is a Catholic organization which serves students seeking to grow in their faith. Meetings include fellowship, discussions, and dinner. All are welcome! 7 p.m. at the Newman Center on School of Mines Road.

American Society of Mechanical Engineers Meeting (Wed. 3 Apr, 2013 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The New Mexico Tech student chapter of the ASME meets at 7 p.m. in Weir 102.  All are welcome to join in the food and fun.

InterVarsity Large Group (Wed. 3 Apr, 2013 8:30 pm)

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship's large group meeting is a time for communal growth and personal transformation. It can involve anything from thought-provoking messages to worship nights, from quiet evenings of prayer to loud games.  Everyone is welcome! 8:30 p.m. every Wednesday at the SAC.

SAB Movie Night at the Loma theater (Wed. 3 Apr, 2013 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm)

Late show (9:15 p.m.) is free to all NMT students with ID. The movie this week is Mama. 

Thursday, April 04, 2013

Python 02 (Thu. 4 Apr, 2013 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Python 02 classes will be held every Thursday from 4 to 4:50 p.m. in Speare 116. 

Swing Dance (Thu. 4 Apr, 2013 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm)

Weekly Swing Dance held in the SAC hosted by the New Mexico Tech Ballroom Dance Club. Everyone is welcome. Lessons are held before the dance most nights. 8 to 10:30 p.m.

NMT Auto Racing Club Meeting (Thu. 4 Apr, 2013 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

The NMT Automotive Racing Club (NMTARC) meets weekly at 8 p.m. Thursdays in Workman 101. Come and help plan for upcoming autocrosses, rallycrosses, cruises, and shop nights. Everyone is welcome to join! Contact us at nmtarc@nmt.edu.

Friday, April 05, 2013

Student Research Symposium (Fri. 5 Apr, 2013 9:00 am - 5:00 pm)

The second annual Student Research Symposium will be all day in the third-floor ballrooms of the Fidel Center.  Students from all academic departments will present their research. The poster sessions will be in the morning, with oral presentations in the afternoon. A guest speaker will be scheduled for the lunch hour.

Chemistry seminar (Fri. 5 Apr, 2013 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Professor Craig Merlic of the Chemistry Department at UCLA will present the Chemistry Department seminar. His talk is titled, "Copper and Palladium Based Oxidative Coupling Strategies." Noon in Cramer 101

N.M. Science & Engineering Fair (Fri. 5 Apr, 2013 5:00 pm - Sat. 6 Apr, 2013 8:00 pm)

State Finals of the N.M. Science and Engineering Fair. Hundreds of students representing dozens of middle schools and high schools from all areas of New Mexico come to Socorro to have their science and engineering projects judged by faculty, scientists, engineers, and other professionals in 14 categories. Registration is Friday, with a pizza party sponsored by New Mexico Tech for contestants. The judging is all day Saturday. The awards ceremonies will be at Macey Center on Saturday evening.

Street Beat (Fri. 5 Apr, 2013 7:30 pm)

The Performing Arts Series presents Street Beat, a high energy, kinetic urban rhythm and dance with recycled percussion. Free for Tech students. General Admission: $20/Adult; $18/Senior; $10/Youth. 7:30 p.m. at Macey Center.

 

The Vagina Monologues (Fri. 5 Apr, 2013 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

NMT and ASK present The Vagina Monologues, by Eve Ensler. Based off of hundreds of interviews with different women, this play is funny, clever, shocking, uncomfortable, and uplifting all at once. Tickets are $8 for students, $12 for adults. All proceeds and donations will be going to El Puente del Socorro for domestic violence victims. The play will be performed in the Seery Gym at Socorro High School. 

Saturday, April 06, 2013

N.M. Science & Engineering Fair (Fri. 5 Apr, 2013 5:00 pm - Sat. 6 Apr, 2013 8:00 pm)

State Finals of the N.M. Science and Engineering Fair. Hundreds of students representing dozens of middle schools and high schools from all areas of New Mexico come to Socorro to have their science and engineering projects judged by faculty, scientists, engineers, and other professionals in 14 categories. Registration is Friday, with a pizza party sponsored by New Mexico Tech for contestants. The judging is all day Saturday. The awards ceremonies will be at Macey Center on Saturday evening.

New Mexico State Science and Engineering Fair (Sat. 6 Apr, 2013 8:00 am - 8:00 pm)

The annual New Mexico State Science and Engineering Fair features up to 300 high school and middle school research projects. The event will be all day Saturday in the gymnasium, with the awards assembly in the evening at Macey Center. Tech students, faculty, staff and alumni are invited to volunteer as judges.

Glass Workshop Fused Glass Jewelry (Sat. 6 Apr, 2013 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

The Community Education program is offering a workshop on fused glass jewelry in time for Mother's Day or graduation. Learn techniques from a master glass craftsman in this 4 hour workshop. Cost is $25 ($20 tuition and $5 materials fee). Class is non-credit and open to the public. Registar on Banweb or with the Registrar. 8 a.m. to noon at the Fine Arts Center.

First Saturday Star Party (Sat. 6 Apr, 2013 6:00 pm)

The Astronomy Club will have a star party after the VLA tours. The event is free and open to the public, so come out and join us at the Etscorn Observatory. The club hosts star parties on the first Saturday of each month starting at dusk.

Sunday, April 07, 2013

The Vagina Monologues (Sun. 7 Apr, 2013 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

NMT and ASK present The Vagina Monologues, by Eve Ensler. Based off of hundreds of interviews with different women, this play is funny, clever, shocking, uncomfortable, and uplifting all at once. Tickets are $8 for students, $12 for adults. All proceeds and donations will be going to El Puente del Socorro for domestic violence victims. 

The play will be performed in the Seery Gym at Socorro High School. 

Monday, April 08, 2013

Summer Preregistration for Grad Students and Tech Scholars (Mon. 8 Apr, 2013 6:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Graduate students and Tech Scholars can pre-register for summer classes beginning today -- either online or in person at the Registrar's Office in the Fidel Center.

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

Summer Preregistration for Seniors (Tue. 9 Apr, 2013 6:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Seniors can pre-register for summer classes beginning today -- either online or in person at the Registrar's Office in the Fidel Center.

GSA Meeting (Tue. 9 Apr, 2013 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm)

All graduate students are encouraged to attend GSA Meetings to discuss concerns.  Free food and drinks will be provided.  The meeting is at 12:30 p.m. in Library 212.

Mechanical Engineering Seminar (Tue. 9 Apr, 2013 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Shane C. Schumacher with Sandia National Labs will present " Multiphysics Modeling of Structures Subjected to Terminal Ballistics and /or Blast." 2 p.m. in Cramer 124.

Mechanical Engineering Seminar (Tue. 9 Apr, 2013 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Shane C Schumacher with Sandia National Laboratory will present " Multiphysics Modeling of Structures Subjected to Terminal Ballistics and/or Blast." 2 p.m. in Crame 124.

Python 01 (Tue. 9 Apr, 2013 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm)

Python Section 1 classes are free every Tuesday from 5:30 to 6:20 p.m. in Speare 116

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Summer Preregistration for Juniors (Wed. 10 Apr, 2013 6:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Juniors can pre-register for summer classes beginning today -- either online or in person at the Registrar's Office in the Fidel Center.

Bike Club Wrench-A-Thon (Wed. 10 Apr, 2013 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Students, staff, and community are welcome to bring their bikes for minor repairs. You do the work, but the NMT Bike Club will provide tools, instructions, and minor parts. No charge, but donations are appreciated. 4 to 6 p.m. at the Macey Center loading dock.

St. Patrick's Catholic Newman Center (Wed. 10 Apr, 2013 7:00 pm)

The Newman Center at New Mexico Tech is a Catholic organization which serves students seeking to grow in their faith. Meetings include fellowship, discussions, and dinner. All are welcome! 7 p.m. at the Newman Center on School of Mines Road.

InterVarsity Large Group (Wed. 10 Apr, 2013 8:30 pm)

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship's large group meeting is a time for communal growth and personal transformation. It can involve anything from thought-provoking messages to worship nights, from quiet evenings of prayer to loud games.  Everyone is welcome! 8:30 p.m. every Wednesday at the SAC.

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Summer Preregistration for Sophomores (Thu. 11 Apr, 2013 6:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Sophomores can pre-register for summer classes beginning today -- either online or in person at the Registrar's Office in the Fidel Center.

Python 02 (Thu. 11 Apr, 2013 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Python 02 classes will be held every Thursday from 4 to 4:50 p.m. in Speare 116. 

Film Screening: "Switch" (Thu. 11 Apr, 2013 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

New Mexico Tech and the Bureau of Geology are hosting a screening of the film "Switch: Discover the Future of Energy." Get the straight answers to today's most important energy questions in Switch, the acclaimed new documentary and web video series. Is fracking polluting our water? How dangerous is nuclear? Will we run out of oil? Can we clean up coal? Will renewables power our future? In "Switch," energy scientist Dr. Scott Tinker travels the world, exploring leading energy sites from coal to solar, oil to biofuels, most of them highly restricted and never before seen on film. He seeks the truth from the international leaders of government, industry and academia. In the end, he cuts through the confusion to discover a path to our energy future as surprising as it is practical. "Switch" will screen at 250 universities across the country. 4 p.m. in Workman 101.

Swing Dance (Thu. 11 Apr, 2013 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm)

Weekly Swing Dance held in the SAC hosted by the New Mexico Tech Ballroom Dance Club. Everyone is welcome. Lessons are held before the dance most nights. 8 to 10:30 p.m.

NMT Auto Racing Club Meeting (Thu. 11 Apr, 2013 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

The NMT Automotive Racing Club (NMTARC) meets weekly at 8 p.m. Thursdays in Workman 101. Come and help plan for upcoming autocrosses, rallycrosses, cruises, and shop nights. Everyone is welcome to join! Contact us at nmtarc@nmt.edu.

Comedy Night (Thu. 11 Apr, 2013 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Mike Super is an illusionist and a magician. He will perform at the Macey Center at 8 p.m. to kick off Spring Fling. 

Friday, April 12, 2013

Summer Preregistration for Freshmen and Non-Degree Students (Fri. 12 Apr, 2013 6:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Freshmen and non-degree can pre-register for summer classes beginning today -- either online or in person at the Registrar's Office in the Fidel Center.

Computer Science & Engineering Seminar (Fri. 12 Apr, 2013 11:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Representatives of Ultramain Systems will give a presentation as part of the Computer Science and Engineering Department Speaker Series. They will provide an overview of the company, and a demo of new software. 11 a.m. in Cramer 221. 

Materials Engineering Seminar (Fri. 12 Apr, 2013 11:45 am - 12:45 pm)

Deidre A. Hirschfeld, Ronald Geoke and David Adams of the Coatings and Surface Engineering Department at Sandia National Labs will present " Thin Film Deposition and Characterization of MoS2-Au Nano-Composites and Exothermic Foils." 11:45 a.m. in Cramer 124.

Chemistry Department Seminar (Fri. 12 Apr, 2013 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Munawar Khalil, Tech graduate student, will present the Chemistry Department seminar. His talk is titled, "Hematite Nanoparticles Based Catalyst for Catalytic Upgrading of Heavy Oil in Aquathermolysis." Noon in Cramer 101.

Spring Fling (Fri. 12 Apr, 2013 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm)

Spring Fling officially kicks off with a barbecue at the Pavilion (north of the gym) at 2 p.m. Free for students.

A "butt sketch artist" will be on hand from 2 to 6 p.m.

The drag show will begin at 3 p.m.

"Second City: Laughing Matters" comedy show will begin at 7:30 p.m. at Macey Center.

A Waffle Rave will be from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. at the SAC. The Chem Club will be making ice cream with liquid nitrogen.

Saturday, April 13, 2013

Fundamentals of Engineering Exams (Sat. 13 Apr, 2013 9:00 am - 10:00 am)

Many engineering majors are required to take the Fundamentals of Engineering exams to graduate. This is the only opportunity to take the exam in Socorro during this semester.

Spring Fling (Sat. 13 Apr, 2013 9:00 am - 9:00 pm)

Spring Fling continues with Student Activity Board festivities:

The Alpha Sigma Kappa golf scramble begins at 9 a.m. See tinyurl.com/askscramble for details. ($35 for students/$50 for others).

The annual mud bog begins at 10 a.m. Admission is free with a Tech ID, $5 for others.

A free barbecue and movie will be on the Athletic Field. The barbecue begins at 5:30 p.m. and the movie, "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy" will begin at dark, courtesy of Residential Life. Barbecue will be served until the end of the movie.

A bonfire will be at 9:30 p.m. in the parking lot by the SAC.   S'MORES!!!

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Spring Fling (Sun. 14 Apr, 2013 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Spring Fling continues with Student Activities Board festivities:

The Longboard Downhill Race begins at 11:30 a.m. at the Fine Arts Center. Registration starts at 11:15 a.m. A "black tar slalom" will begin at 1 p.m. on East Road just past EMRTC.

The Knife Throwing Club will be on hand from 11 to 7 p.m. with demonstrations and knives for people to throw.

The Awesome Carnival starts at noon at the Athletic Field, with sno cones, popcorn, cotton candy, foam party, the Explosives Club thermite booth, belly dancing, butt sketch artist, bikini barbecue and much, much more.

Comedian Sean Carlin and guests will perform at 5 p.m. at the Athletic Field.

Monday, April 15, 2013

Fall Preregistration for Grad Students and Tech Scholars (Mon. 15 Apr, 2013 6:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Graduate students and Tech scholars can pre-register for fall classes beginning today -- either online or in person at the Registrar's Office in the Fidel Center.

Physics Master's Defense (Mon. 15 Apr, 2013 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Jacob Trueblood, master's student in the Physics Department, will present his thesis defense titled "Triggered Upward Negative Lightning Leaders." 3 p.m. in Workman 101.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Fall Preregistration for Seniors (Tue. 16 Apr, 2013 6:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Seniors can pre-register for fall classes beginning today -- either online or in person at the Registrar's Office in the Fidel Center.

Python 01 (Tue. 16 Apr, 2013 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm)

Python Section 1 classes are free every Tuesday from 5:30 to 6:20 p.m. in Speare 116

SGA Meeting (Tue. 16 Apr, 2013 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Students are encouraged to come and express any concerns. 8 p.m. in the third floor Fidel ballrooms. A pizza and soda social in the SGA offices will begin at 7:15 before the Senate meeting.

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Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Fall Preregistration for Juniors (Wed. 17 Apr, 2013 6:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Juniors can pre-register for fall classes beginning today -- either online or in person at the Registrar's Office in the Fidel Center.

Physics Master's Defense (Wed. 17 Apr, 2013 9:00 am - 10:00 am)

Alisa Shtromberg master's student in the Physics Department, will present her thesis defense titled "Magdalena Ridge Observatory Interferometer Automated Alignment System" at 9 a.m. in Speare 113 (CITL). 

Bike Club Wrench-A-Thon (Wed. 17 Apr, 2013 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Students, staff, and community are welcome to bring their bikes for minor repairs. You do the work, but the NMT Bike Club will provide tools, instructions, and minor parts. No charge, but donations are appreciated. 4 to 6 p.m. at the Macey Center loading dock.

Spring Semester Student Forum (Wed. 17 Apr, 2013 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm)

Students are encouraged to share their thoughts, concerns and/or issues with Tech President Dr. Daniel Lopez, the vice presidents, and staff members at an open forum in Ballroom A of the Fidel Center from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 17. Students, please send your thoughts and/or concerns to the Student Government President Sohaib Soliman at sohaib@nmt.edu 

St. Patrick's Catholic Newman Center (Wed. 17 Apr, 2013 7:00 pm)

The Newman Center at New Mexico Tech is a Catholic organization which serves students seeking to grow in their faith. Meetings include fellowship, discussions, and dinner. All are welcome! 7 p.m. at the Newman Center on School of Mines Road.

American Society of Mechanical Engineers Meeting (Wed. 17 Apr, 2013 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The New Mexico Tech student chapter of the ASME meets at 7 p.m. in Weir 102.  All are welcome to join in the food and fun.

InterVarsity Large Group (Wed. 17 Apr, 2013 8:30 pm)

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship's large group meeting is a time for communal growth and personal transformation. It can involve anything from thought-provoking messages to worship nights, from quiet evenings of prayer to loud games.  Everyone is welcome! 8:30 p.m. every Wednesday at the SAC.

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Fall Preregistration for Sophomores (Thu. 18 Apr, 2013 6:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Sophomores can pre-register for fall classes beginning today -- either online or in person at the Registrar's Office in the Fidel Center.

Macey Scholar Presentations (Thu. 18 Apr, 2013 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

The public is invited to join us for the 2012-2013 Macey Scholar presentations. The students will present on their current research and/or topics of current intersest.  The 2012-2013 Macey Scholars are Laura Montoya, Hannah Sullivan, Sohaib Soliman and Brian Stanley. The presentations will be at 2 p.m. in Cramer 221.

Python 02 (Thu. 18 Apr, 2013 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Python 02 classes will be held every Thursday from 4 to 4:50 p.m. in Speare 116. 

Earth Science Seminar (Thu. 18 Apr, 2013 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Dale Anderson is a seismologist at Los Alamos National Laboratory and will present an Earth and Environmental Science Department seminar. He will talk on "Nuclear Weapon Test Treaties: Brief History and Enabling Research."  4 p.m. in MSEC 101.

Physics Dept. Seminar Series (Thu. 18 Apr, 2013 4:00 pm)

Two graduate students in the department will be presenting results of research. Lorraine Bowman will discuss "Power Law Structure of the Interstellar Medium" and Virginie Montes will discuss "How Do Massive Stars Form?" 4 p.m. in Workman 101.

'Valles Caldera' on PBS (Thu. 18 Apr, 2013 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The PBS mini-series, Valles Caldera, will be broadcast on Channel 5 at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 18, and again at 5 p.m. Sunday, April 21. The three-part science show features Tech graduate students Jesus Gomez and Paul Gabrielson, and Fraser Goff, who now works for the Bureau in the StateMap Program, is an adjunct faculty in the Earth and Environmental Science Department and is retired from Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Swing Dance (Thu. 18 Apr, 2013 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm)

Weekly Swing Dance held in the SAC hosted by the New Mexico Tech Ballroom Dance Club. Everyone is welcome. Lessons are held before the dance most nights. 8 to 10:30 p.m.

NMT Auto Racing Club Meeting (Thu. 18 Apr, 2013 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

The NMT Automotive Racing Club (NMTARC) meets weekly at 8 p.m. Thursdays in Workman 101. Come and help plan for upcoming autocrosses, rallycrosses, cruises, and shop nights. Everyone is welcome to join! Contact us at nmtarc@nmt.edu.

Friday, April 19, 2013

Fall Preregistration for Freshmen and Non-Degree Students (Fri. 19 Apr, 2013 6:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Freshmen and non-degree students can pre-register for fall classes beginning today -- either online or in person at the Registrar's Office in the Fidel Center.

Materials Engineering Dissertation Defense (Fri. 19 Apr, 2013 8:00 am - 9:00 am)

Janelle Villone, a doctoral candidate in the Materials Engineering Department, will present "Ion Beam-Induced Luminescence of Advanced Materials and Their Application in Ion Photon Emission Microscopy." 8 a.m. in Cramer 127.

 

Computer Science & Engineering Seminar (Fri. 19 Apr, 2013 11:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Allan Stavely, professor emeritus in the Computer Science and Engineering Department, presents "Do You Need That While-loop? Probably Not." 11 a.m. in Cramer 221.

Materials Engineering Seminar (Fri. 19 Apr, 2013 11:45 am - 12:45 pm)

Tech graduate Nikhilesh Chawla is the Fulton Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Arizona State University.  He will present the Materials Engineering Department seminar, titled "In Situ X-ray Synchrotron Tomography of Deformation in Metallic Materials." 11:45 a.m. in Cramer 124

Chemistry seminar (Fri. 19 Apr, 2013 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Melissa Candelaria-Lyons, graduate student in chemistry, will present the department seminar. She will present, "The Synthesis and Characterization of Biocidal Energetics." Noon in Cramer 101.

Saturday, April 20, 2013

Spring Arts Festival (Sat. 20 Apr, 2013 11:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Join us for art displays & sales, demonstrations, studio tours, entertainment, and $5 workshops.
The workshops include Stained Glass Mosaics and Paint Your Own Pottery.
Entertainment Schedule:
11:15 a.m. Guitar with Julian Paquin
Noon Belly Dancing
1 p.m. Poetry Reading and Slide Show by ceramicist  Scott Goewey
2 p.m. Medieval Fighting Demonstration

International Potluck/Picnic (Sat. 20 Apr, 2013 1:00 pm)

Both international students and American students are invited to join us for an end-of-the-year picnic at 1 p.m. at La Raj (the picnic area on the south side of the gym). You are invited to bring a dish from home to share with others, or you can just come and enjoy the food. It is a good break for students working hard on end-of-semester projects. Co-sponsored by the Writing and Oral Presentation Center and International Programs.

Sunday, April 21, 2013

Regents Meeting (Sun. 21 Apr, 2013 9:00 am - 10:00 am)

The New Mexico Tech Board of Regents will meet in regular session at 9 a.m. Sunday, April 21, in the Copper Room of the Macey Center on campus in Socorro. A complete agenda will be available at the Office of the President, Brown Hall 217, or by email at pio@nmt.edu. An executive session is scheduled to discuss personnel and legal matters.  [This is not a mistake. The meeting is on Sunday.]

'Valles Caldera' on PBS (Sun. 21 Apr, 2013 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

The PBS mini-series, Valles Caldera, will be broadcast on Channel 5 at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 18, and again at 5 p.m. Sunday, April 21. The three-part science show features Tech graduate students Jesus Gomez and Paul Gabrielson, and Fraser Goff, who now works for the Bureau in the StateMap Program, is an adjunct faculty in the Earth and Environmental Science Department and is retired from Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Monday, April 22, 2013

Earth Day (Mon. 22 Apr, 2013 10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Earth Day: Origins, Meaning, and Challenges. Join New Mexico Tech faculty and students in exploring the history, science, and political challenges the movement to sustain life on earth faces in 2013. Everyone is welcome. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, April 22, in Speare Hall Room 113. For information or contributor information contact Roland Rowe 835-6719 krrowe@nmt.edu

Earth Science Thesis Defense (Mon. 22 Apr, 2013 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

Michaela Gorospe, master's student in the Earth and Environmental Science Department, will defend her thesis, "Uranium Mobility in Vegetation, Soils and Water Below The Jackpile Uranium Mine, New Mexico." 1 p.m. in MSEC 203.

Master of Science for Teachers (Mon. 22 Apr, 2013 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm)

Olene Lambson, graduate student in the Master's of Science for Teachers, presents her Independent Study "My Favorite Dinosaur is a Kidasaurus." The public is invited. 1 p.m. in Cramer 108.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Mechanical Engineering Seminar (Tue. 23 Apr, 2013 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Dr. Daniel Livescu, a scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory, will present the Mechanical Engineering Department seminar. He will present "Spikes and Bubbles in Turbulent Mixing: The Rayleigh-Taylor Instability." 2 p.m. in Cramer 124

Computer Science Master's Thesis Defense (Tue. 23 Apr, 2013 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

John Franks, master's student in the Computer Science department, will defend his thesis, "Automated Capture and Comparison of Ladder Logic Programs." 2 p.m. in Cramer 221

Master's of Science for Teachers Seminar (Tue. 23 Apr, 2013 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm)

Manessa Padilla, graduate student in Master's of Science for Teachers, presents her Independent Study, "Writing Across the Curriculum In A High School Science Classroom."  3 p.m. in Cramer 108.

Python 01 (Tue. 23 Apr, 2013 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm)

Python Section 1 classes are free every Tuesday from 5:30 to 6:20 p.m. in Speare 116

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Master's Defense - Computer Science (Wed. 24 Apr, 2013 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

James Wernicke, master's student in the Computer Science and Engineering Department, will defend his thesis "Detecting Suspicious Android Applications By Permission Requests."  Anyone interested in learning about the risks of permissions requested by applications on your Android device without being an expert in Android security,is encouraged to attend.  2 p.m. in Cramer 221

Bike Club Wrench-A-Thon (Wed. 24 Apr, 2013 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Students, staff, and community are welcome to bring their bikes for minor repairs. You do the work, but the NMT Bike Club will provide tools, instructions, and minor parts. No charge, but donations are appreciated. 4 to 6 p.m. at the Macey Center loading dock.

St. Patrick's Catholic Newman Center (Wed. 24 Apr, 2013 7:00 pm)

The Newman Center at New Mexico Tech is a Catholic organization which serves students seeking to grow in their faith. Meetings include fellowship, discussions, and dinner. All are welcome! 7 p.m. at the Newman Center on School of Mines Road.

InterVarsity Large Group (Wed. 24 Apr, 2013 8:30 pm)

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship's large group meeting is a time for communal growth and personal transformation. It can involve anything from thought-provoking messages to worship nights, from quiet evenings of prayer to loud games.  Everyone is welcome! 8:30 p.m. every Wednesday at the SAC.

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Python 02 (Thu. 25 Apr, 2013 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Python 02 classes will be held every Thursday from 4 to 4:50 p.m. in Speare 116. 

Graduate Studies Spring Picnic Potluck (Thu. 25 Apr, 2013 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

The Center for Graduate Studies and the Graduate Student Association invite all graduate students, faculty, staff, and families to the 2013 Spring Picnic Potluck in the ballrooms of the Macey Center. (This is a change of location, due to expected windy conditions). Barbecue fare will be provided. Please bring your favorite side dish or dessert! A raffle of great prizes will be held to raise funds for graduate student scholarships.  Please join us!

Swing Dance (Thu. 25 Apr, 2013 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm)

Weekly Swing Dance held in the SAC hosted by the New Mexico Tech Ballroom Dance Club. Everyone is welcome. Lessons are held before the dance most nights. 8 to 10:30 p.m.

NMT Auto Racing Club Meeting (Thu. 25 Apr, 2013 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

The NMT Automotive Racing Club (NMTARC) meets weekly at 8 p.m. Thursdays in Workman 101. Come and help plan for upcoming autocrosses, rallycrosses, cruises, and shop nights. Everyone is welcome to join! Contact us at nmtarc@nmt.edu.

Friday, April 26, 2013

Spring 2013 Owl Bar Run (Fri. 26 Apr, 2013 7:00 am - 7:00 pm)

Enjoy the breath-taking views and the beautiful spring weather along the Rio Grande as you walk, jog or run the 13 mile course from Tech gymnasium to the Owl Bar in San Antonio, N.M. This is a non-competitive event. Participation can be individual or as a group. Participants can leave anytime during the day. Water stations will be placed along the trail at the 4 mile marker, 6, 8, 10, and 12. Once you reach the Owl, the friendly folks inside will give one complimentary non-alcoholic drink of your choice. Transportation back to Socorro is available at 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. The Tech Physical Recreation Department will have Owl Bar Run T-shirts free for participants or $5 for non-participants. Maps can be picked up at the gym. 

NRAO Colloquium (Fri. 26 Apr, 2013 11:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Joanna Rankin of University of Vermont will present the New Mexico NRAO Colloquium. She will discuss "Synchronous X-ray and Radio Mode Changing in Pulsar B0943+10: Evidence for a Rapid Global Transformation of the Magnetosphere." All NRAO employees are invited to attend via video. The following rooms have been reserved at NRAO sites: CVAUD/GB137/TUC525. The colloquium is at 11 a.m.

Chemistry Department Seminar (Fri. 26 Apr, 2013 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Oluwaseun Ogunro, graduate student at Tech, will present the Chemistry Department seminar. His talk is titled, "Macromolecular Sources Of Marine Organic Aerosols." All are welcome to attend. Noon in Cramer 101.

Master's of Science for Teachers Seminar (Fri. 26 Apr, 2013 4:15 pm - 6:45 pm)

Jamie Spears, graduate student in the Master's of Science for Teachers, presents her independent study, "Bridging the Gap Between a Current High School Scientific Method and College Readiness Expectations." The public is invited. 4:15 p.m. in Cramer 108.

NM Tech Press Board of Directors Annual Meeting (Fri. 26 Apr, 2013 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

The New Mexico Tech Press is a new publishing house set up under the auspices of the university. The annual meeting is open to anyone. 11 a.m. in Fitch 106/107. 

NMT Caregivers (Fri. 26 Apr, 2013 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

The NMT Caregivers will be assembling medical kits to send overseas to nurses and doctors in Africa.  The kits will help medical professionals assist those living with AIDS, as well as help provide medical services to rural communities. Meet at the Macey Center from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday to help package the kits and prepare them for shipping!

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Star Wars marathon (Sat. 27 Apr, 2013 9:30 am - 11:30 pm)

Attention Star Wars fans!  Starting at 9:30 a.m. in Workman 101 and continuing until 2 a.m. (or so) Sunday.  The screening will proceed in order that the films were made, starting with Episode IV: A New Hope, followed by The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. Then, the prequel movies will shown in order.

Monday, April 29, 2013

Master's of Science for Teachers Seminar (Mon. 29 Apr, 2013 10:00 am - 12:30 pm)

Sue Martin-Trujillo, graduate student in Master of Science for Teachers, presents her independent study "STEM for Girls: the Effects of an All-Girl Middle School Elective STEM Class on the Perception and Interest of Females in STEM fields." The public is invited. 10 a.m. in Cramer 108.

INBRE/Biology Seminar (Mon. 29 Apr, 2013 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Dr. Terry Lowe, visiting professor of Materials Engineering at Tech, will be the last featured speaker of the semester in the INBRE/Biology seminar. His talk is titled "Nanostructured Metals for Bio-Medical Devices." 4 p.m. at MSEC 195.

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

GSA Meeting (Tue. 30 Apr, 2013 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm)

All graduate students are encouraged to attend GSA Meetings to discuss concerns.  Free food and drinks will be provided.  The meetings is at 12:30 p.m. in Library 212.

Mechanical Engineering Seminar (Tue. 30 Apr, 2013 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Lt. Col. Richard E. Huffman Jr. will present the Mechanical Engineering Department seminar. He will present "Mission Overview of the 96th Test Group." 2 p.m. in Cramer 124.

Python 01 (Tue. 30 Apr, 2013 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm)

Python Section 1 classes are free every Tuesday from 5:30 to 6:20 p.m. in Speare 116

SGA Meeting (Tue. 30 Apr, 2013 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Free food and drinks will be provided.  Students are encouraged to come and express any concerns. 8 p.m. in Workman 101.

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