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Monday, September 02, 2013

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Faculty Senate (Tue. 3 Sep, 2013 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Faculty Senate regular meetings are the first Tuesday of the month September through April. The May meeting is held to conicide with commencement preparations. 4 p.m. in Workman 101.

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

Sports Clubs Meeting (Wed. 4 Sep, 2013 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm)

All sports clubs -- returning and prospective -- must have a responsible representative attend the first-of-the-year meeting at 12:15 p.m. in the third floor ballroom of the Fidel Center. 

Bike Repair Wednesday (Wed. 4 Sep, 2013 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Fix your bike! 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays at the Macey Center loading dock.

St. Patrick's Newman Center (Wed. 4 Sep, 2013 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The Newman Center at New Mexico Tech is a Catholic organization that 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.  For more information, visit https://sites.google.com/site/nmtechnewman/.

Thursday, September 05, 2013

Physics Seminar (Thu. 5 Sep, 2013 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Heather Bloemhard, Ph.D. candidate in the Physics Department, will present "Characterizing the Atmosphere of WASP1b." Bloemhard will present an infrared spectrum of the Jupiter-sized exoplanet, WASP1b, which was observed by the NASA Infrared Telescope Facility. She will also explain the suite of retrieval algorithms used to model the chemical composition and temperature structure of the atmosphere. Her findings imply that the atmosphere of WASP1b must have a strong temperature inversion and high abundances of methane and carbon dioxide. 4 p.m. in Workman 101. 

Swing Dance (Thu. 5 Sep, 2013 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm)

Swing dance in the SAC. 8 to 10:30 p.m.

Waffles (Thu. 5 Sep, 2013 10:30 pm - 11:30 pm)

Join the Waffle Club for free waffles and sometimes other things. 10:30 p.m. Thursday nights, outside the Fidel center on the north side by the Health & Counseling Center entrance.

Friday, September 06, 2013

Sports Club Registration Deadline (Fri. 6 Sep, 2013 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

All official, sanctioned sports clubs must return their registration packets by 5 p.m. to Dave Wheelock at the Tech gym. The Tech gym/sports/recreation folks provide support for clubs that are all-inclusive. 

Saturday, September 07, 2013

First Saturday Star Party (Sat. 7 Sep, 2013 7:00 pm)

The New Mexico Tech Astronomy Club holds a free public star party at the Frank T. Etscorn Observatory. The star party starts after sunset. Come out and join us for a night under the stars! If there are any questions please email the club at astro@nmt.edu.

Monday, September 09, 2013

INBRE/Biology Seminar (Mon. 9 Sep, 2013 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Linda Daily of Marine Reef International will be introducing and explaining the features of the Hitachi TM3030 Tabletop Scanning Electron Microscope. The SEM will be on loan to the Biology Department for the entire week for any Tech faculty/researcher to evaluate. Contact Dr. Rebecca Reiss at extension 5347 for more information. 4 p.m. in MSEC 105.

Air Rifle (Mon. 9 Sep, 2013 5:00 pm - 6:45 pm)

The Tech Shooting Club hosts an air rifle practice in the basement of the gym for all who are interested in learning or improving shooting skills. 5 to 6:45 p.m.

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Mechanical Engineering Seminar (Tue. 10 Sep, 2013 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

The Mechanical Engineering graduate student/faculty seminar will be presented by Jay D. Carroll of Sandia National Laboratory . Carroll will present "Material Deformation at the Microstructural Scale in BCC Tantalum." 2 p.m. in Cramer 124

Resume Writing Workshop (Tue. 10 Sep, 2013 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

The Career Services Office is hosting a resume writing workship from 4 to 5 p.m. in Career Services, Fidel Center, Room 262. Students are encourage to attend and get prepared for the career Fair on Thursday, Sept. 19.

Longboarding Club (Tue. 10 Sep, 2013 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

The Longboarding Club will kick off the semester's activities at 6 p.m. at La Raj (the patio by the gym). The club will discuss upcoming events, including the fall's first clinic/race later in September.  Pizza will be served, so come hang out, eat pizza and then skate.

Pat Miller Student Investment Club (Tue. 10 Sep, 2013 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The Pat Miller Student Investment Club meets every Tuesday at 7 p.m. in Speare 116. the club manages a live fund and offers a great way to learn about long-term investment strategies. All are welcome.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Bike Repair Wednesday (Wed. 11 Sep, 2013 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Fix your bike! 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays at the Macey Center loading dock.

P.A.S. Volunteer Orientation (Wed. 11 Sep, 2013 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm)

The first Performing Arts Series show is around the corner (September 20) and everyone is welcome to join the ranks of PAS volunteers! Anyone interested should attend the orientation meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, at the Macey Center up-stairs lobby. We want all our volunteers, if possible, to attend this orientation--whether you are a long-time or first-time volunteer, so we can all start the year on the same page. You will get to sign up for the shows you want to work. Volunteers do not need to buy a ticket and will typically get to see most of the show, depending on volunteer assignments. Please RSVP to dchavez@admin.nmt.edu. If you can't make it but you do want to volunteer, please let us know.

St. Patrick's Newman Center (Wed. 11 Sep, 2013 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The Newman Center at New Mexico Tech is a Catholic organization that 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.  For more information, visit https://sites.google.com/site/nmtechnewman/.

InterVarsity Large Group (Wed. 11 Sep, 2013 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm)

The InterVarsity Christian Fellowship meets at :30 p.m. every Wednesday for large group! Come and see new and old friends while learning about staying true to your faith in college. Invite your friends! 2 p.m. Cramer 124. This week's topic is "Leadership", presented by Joel Runnels.

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Physics Seminar (Thu. 12 Sep, 2013 4:00 pm - 5:01 pm)

Dr. Ruth Chabay, professor emerita at North Carolina State University, will present "Computational Modeling in Introductory Physics" as the Physics Department Seminar. Dr. Chabay is the author of "Matter & Interactions," a modern calculus-based introductory physics textbook now in its third edition. 4 p.m. in Workman 101.

SWE Meeting (Thu. 12 Sep, 2013 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Join the regular meeting of the Society of Women Engineers to discuss general club affairs as well as volunteering opportunities. 6 p.m. in Weir 102.

Swing Dance (Thu. 12 Sep, 2013 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm)

Swing dance in the SAC. 8 to 10:30 p.m.

Waffles (Thu. 12 Sep, 2013 10:30 pm - 11:30 pm)

Join the Waffle Club for free waffles and sometimes other things. 10:30 p.m. Thursday nights, outside the Fidel center on the north side by the Health & Counseling Center entrance.

Saturday, September 14, 2013

Fused Glass Workshop (Sat. 14 Sep, 2013 8:30 am - 12:30 pm)

"Autumn Leaves" is the theme of the September workshop at the Fine Arts Center. Learn to create and take home beautiful glass artwork, even if you have never worked with glass before. Cost is $25 at the door, which includes all materials. 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Fine Arts West, across from the golf course on Canyon Drive at New Mexico Tech.

Pygmy Rugby (Sat. 14 Sep, 2013 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

The Pygmies rugby team will host the University of Texas-El Paso at 1 p.m. on the Athletic Field. Come support the Tech ruggers!

Monday, September 16, 2013

INBRE/Biology Seminar (Mon. 16 Sep, 2013 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Michael Gonzalez, co-ordinator for the SoyMap II Summer Research Program (soymap.org) will explain the program in his talk "Using Biology, Math and Computers to Make New Discoveries: Summer Research Opportunities in Bioinformatics, Genomics and Molecular Biology." Two participating Tech students from Summer 2013 will also present on their projects. Kayla Engstrom will discuss "GC3 Content Zea Mays: Exploring GC3 Content in Maize and its Relationship to Other Genomic Parameters." Jonathan Tsosie will present "Influence of Transposable Elements on the Structure and Function of the Glycine Max Genome." 4 p.m. in MSEC 105

Preparing for the Career Fair Workshop (Mon. 16 Sep, 2013 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

The Career Services Office is hosting a workshop focused on preparing for the Career Fair. All students are encouraged to attend 4 to 5 p.m. in Fidel Center, Room 262. 

Air Rifle (Mon. 16 Sep, 2013 5:00 pm - 6:45 pm)

The Tech Shooting Club hosts an air rifle practice in the basement of the gym for all who are interested in learning or improving shooting skills. 5 to 6:45 p.m.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Mechanical Engineering Seminar (Tue. 17 Sep, 2013 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Sean Williams of Los Alamos National Labortory will present "Science in a Complex World" as the Mechanical Engineering Department graduate/faculty seminar. 2 p.m. in Cramer 124.

Job Interview Skills Workshop (Tue. 17 Sep, 2013 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

The Career Services Office is hosting a special workshop on interview skills. Theresa Hollis, formerly from Amazon, will be the guest speaker. 4 to 5 p.m. in Career Services, Fidel Center, Room 262.

Pat Miller Student Investment Club (Tue. 17 Sep, 2013 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The Pat Miller Student Investment Club meets every Tuesday at 7 p.m. in Speare 116. the club manages a live fund and offers a great way to learn about long-term investment strategies. All are welcome.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Bike Repair Wednesday (Wed. 18 Sep, 2013 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Fix your bike! 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays at the Macey Center loading dock.

St. Patrick's Newman Center (Wed. 18 Sep, 2013 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The Newman Center at New Mexico Tech is a Catholic organization that 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.  For more information, visit https://sites.google.com/site/nmtechnewman/.

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Fall Career and Graduate School Fair (Thu. 19 Sep, 2013 9:00 am - 2:30 pm)

The Fall 2013 Career Fair will be at Macey Center from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. More than 43 exhibitors will be on hand, with internship, career and graduate school opportunities available. For more info, click here.

President's Golf Tournament (Thu. 19 Sep, 2013 9:00 am - 3:00 pm)

The annual fund-raising golf tournament tees of with a VIP round on Thursday.  Over the past 19 years, the tournament has raised enough scholarship money to help more than 220 students complete their degrees!  

Geology Thesis Defense (Thu. 19 Sep, 2013 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

Laura Jones, master's student in geology, will defend her thesis, "Terrestrial Laser Scanning (TLS) Observations of Erebus Volcano, Antarctica: Insights into the Near-Surface Magmatic System," 1 p.m. in MSEC 203.

Swing Dance (Thu. 19 Sep, 2013 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm)

Swing dance in the SAC. 8 to 10:30 p.m.

Waffles (Thu. 19 Sep, 2013 10:30 pm - 11:30 pm)

Join the Waffle Club for free waffles and sometimes other things. 10:30 p.m. Thursday nights, outside the Fidel center on the north side by the Health & Counseling Center entrance.

Friday, September 20, 2013

President's Golf Tournament (Fri. 20 Sep, 2013 7:00 am - 6:00 pm)

The annual fund-raising golf tournament continues with two rounds of golf.  Over the past 19 years, the tournament has raised enough scholarship money to help more than 220 students complete their degrees!

NMT Blood Drive (Fri. 20 Sep, 2013 10:30 am - 4:00 pm)

The Residential Life Office is hosting the fall blood drive from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the third-floor ballrooms of the Fidel Center. Sign up at www.unitedbloodservices.org and enter the sponsor code: NMT. Walk ins are always welcome. Donors can register to win a Football Frenzy Package, which includes two tickets to see the Dallas Cowboys take on the Denver Broncos at Cowboys Stadium on October 6. Two nights' lodging would be included. 

NRAO Colloquium (Fri. 20 Sep, 2013 11:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Dr. Laurent Loinard of UNAM will present the NRAO Colloquium. His talk is titled "The Gould's Belt Distances Survey: Mapping the Distribution of Star-Forming Regions in the Milky Way." In the last decade, it has become possible to measure the distance and the velocity vector of young stars located within 500 pc of the Sun using Very Long Baseline Interferometry (VLBI) techniques. This opens the door to some extremely high-accuracy astrophysics. Loinard will focus on a legacy VLA/VLBA project that aims at mapping in three dimensions all the nearby regions of star-formation. All NRAO employees are invited to attend via video. 11 a.m. Friday in the DomeniciScienceOperationsCenter auditorium.

Street Hockey (Fri. 20 Sep, 2013 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

The Street Hockey club invites anyone interested to join us for some friendly, no contact, street hockey fun! Even if you have never rollerbladed or played hockey before, come see what it is all about! Equipment is provided (limited stock) so you don't have to worry about buying your own. We play in the parking lot between Speare and MSEC. For more information email Jeff Lapierre at: jlapierr at nmt dot edu.

Ottmar Liebert and Luna Negra (Fri. 20 Sep, 2013 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

The Performing Arts Series presents Ottmar Liebert and Luna Negra as the season-opening show. Liebert is an internationally acclaimed 'nouveau flamenco' guitarist who has recorded more than a dozen albums. Tickets are $20 for adults, $18 for seniors, $10 for children and free to Tech students.  7:30 p.m. at Macey Center

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Pygmy Rugby (Sat. 21 Sep, 2013 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

The Pygmies rugby team will host the New Mexico State University Chiles at 1 p.m. on the Athletic Field. Come support the Tech ruggers!

Queens Rugby (Sat. 21 Sep, 2013 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

The Queens rugby team will travel to Albuquerque to take on the Atomic Sisters at a time to be announced. Come support the Tech women ruggers!

Monday, September 23, 2013

Air Rifle (Mon. 23 Sep, 2013 5:00 pm - 6:45 pm)

The Tech Shooting Club hosts an air rifle practice in the basement of the gym for all who are interested in learning or improving shooting skills. 5 to 6:45 p.m.

Street Hockey (Mon. 23 Sep, 2013 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

The Street Hockey club invites anyone interested to join us for some friendly, no contact, street hockey fun! Even if you have never rollerbladed or played hockey before, come see what it is all about! Equipment is provided (limited stock) so you don't have to worry about buying your own. We play in the parking lot between Speare and MSEC. For more information email Jeff Lapierre at: jlapierr at nmt dot edu.

Presidential Chamber Music Series (Mon. 23 Sep, 2013 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

The Performing Arts Series presents the first of four chamber music concerts, featuring host and violist Willy Sucre. This edition will highlight string quartets. Admission is free. 7:30 p.m. at Macey Center

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

GSA Meeting (Tue. 24 Sep, 2013 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

The Graduate Student Association will meet in Library 212 to discuss Thanksgiving, along with several items items of interest. 1 p.m.

Mechanical Engineering Seminar (Tue. 24 Sep, 2013 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

One of New Mexico Tech graduates will be speaking at the next graduate/faculty seminar. Brandon Runnels, currently enrolled at Caltech, will present " An Analytical Model for Predicting Energy and Morphology of Arbitrary Crystal Interfaces." 2 p.m. in Cramer 124.

Pat Miller Student Investment Club (Tue. 24 Sep, 2013 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The Pat Miller Student Investment Club meets every Tuesday at 7 p.m. in Speare 116. the club manages a live fund and offers a great way to learn about long-term investment strategies. All are welcome.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Bike Repair Wednesday (Wed. 25 Sep, 2013 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Fix your bike! 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays at the Macey Center loading dock.

St. Patrick's Newman Center (Wed. 25 Sep, 2013 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The Newman Center at New Mexico Tech is a Catholic organization that 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.  For more information, visit https://sites.google.com/site/nmtechnewman/.

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Board of Regents Meeting (Thu. 26 Sep, 2013 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm)

The New Mexico Tech Board of Regents will meet in regular session at 1:30 p.m. at the new Torres Residence Hall. An agenda will be available 10 days prior to the meeting via email at pio@nmt.edu.

Torres Hall Dedication (Thu. 26 Sep, 2013 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm)

New Mexico Tech administrators and the Board of Regents will officially dedicate the new dormitory as the Steve Torres Hall. 4 p.m. at the entrance. All are welcome to attend.

Physics Seminar (Thu. 26 Sep, 2013 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Dr. Ken Minschwaner, professor in the Department of Physics at Tech, will present the department seminar.  Over the past six weeks, Minschwaner and a team of students have launched 30 balloon-borne instrument packages as part of the SEACIONS (Southeast American Consortium for Intensive Ozonesonde Network Study) project. This field campaign involved balloon flights from eight sites across the southern and central U.S., which were timed to coincide with overpasses of the NASA Aura Earth Observing Satellite. SEACIONS is part of a larger NASA project called SEAC4RS (Studies of Emissions and Atmospheric Composition, Clouds and Climate Coupling by Regional Surveys). This project aims to validate satellite measurements, improve understanding of convective and wave signatures in ozone, study interactions of urban pollution with convection, and derive empirical tropospheric ozone budgets. Minschwaner will present some of our preliminary findings. 4 p.m. in Workman 101.

Society of Women Engineers' Tea Party (Thu. 26 Sep, 2013 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Join us for a regular Society of Women Engineers meeting to discusss general club affairs, volunteering opportunities, and past events. Tea, cookies, and cake. 6 p.m. in Weir 102.

Swing Dance (Thu. 26 Sep, 2013 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm)

Swing dance in the SAC. 8 to 10:30 p.m.

Waffles (Thu. 26 Sep, 2013 10:30 pm - 11:30 pm)

Join the Waffle Club for free waffles and sometimes other things. 10:30 p.m. Thursday nights, outside the Fidel center on the north side by the Health & Counseling Center entrance.

Friday, September 27, 2013

Retirement Party - Bill Schattschneider (Fri. 27 Sep, 2013 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

The Purchasing Office is hosting a retirement party for Bill Schattschneider, Friday, Sept. 27, from 3 to 5 p.m. in Brown 210, with slideshow, video, finger foods and cake. Everyone is welcome.

International Student Green Chile Roast (Fri. 27 Sep, 2013 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm)

The Writing and Oral Presentation Center and the Office of International Programs are hosting a green chile roast for international students and their families. Come learn about New Mexico's signature food! (American students are more than welcome to join us!) We will meet at La Raj (by main entrance of the gym) at 3:30 p.m. Please contact the Writing Center with questions (write@nmt.edu).

Street Hockey (Fri. 27 Sep, 2013 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

The Street Hockey club invites anyone interested to join us for some friendly, no contact, street hockey fun! Even if you have never rollerbladed or played hockey before, come see what it is all about! Equipment is provided (limited stock) so you don't have to worry about buying your own. We play in the parking lot between Speare and MSEC. For more information email Jeff Lapierre at: jlapierr at nmt dot edu.

Saturday, September 28, 2013

Rally Cross (Sat. 28 Sep, 2013 8:00 am - 4:00 pm)

The New Mexico Tech Automotive Racing Club will host a rally cross event at the mudbog pit. Anyone with a vehicle and a driver's license is welcome to enter. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Alpha Sigma Kappa Car Wash (Sat. 28 Sep, 2013 10:00 am - 2:00 pm)

The ladies of Alpha Sigma Kappa are having a carwash! It will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in from the Napa Auto Center. 

Minecraft Club 'Block Party' (Sat. 28 Sep, 2013 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Come and prove your worth in a Minecraft tournament, preceded by multiplayer minigames and team matches!  Both light and heavy players are invited to join and compete in team and single player matches to try and win one of several prizes!  Starting at 1 p.m. in the SAC.

Monday, September 30, 2013

INBRE/Biology Seminar (Mon. 30 Sep, 2013 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Andrew Krause, undergraduate in the Mathematics Department, will present the INBRE/Biology seminar. He will speak on "Continuum Modelling of In Vitro Tissue Engineering." Monday, September 30 at 4 p.m. in MSEC 105.

Air Rifle (Mon. 30 Sep, 2013 5:00 pm - 6:45 pm)

The Tech Shooting Club hosts an air rifle practice in the basement of the gym for all who are interested in learning or improving shooting skills. 5 to 6:45 p.m.

Street Hockey (Mon. 30 Sep, 2013 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

The Street Hockey club invites anyone interested to join us for some friendly, no contact, street hockey fun! Even if you have never rollerbladed or played hockey before, come see what it is all about! Equipment is provided (limited stock) so you don't have to worry about buying your own. We play in the parking lot between Speare and MSEC. For more information email Jeff Lapierre at: jlapierr at nmt dot edu.

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