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Monday, July 28, 2014

Saturday, February 01, 2014

First Saturday Star Party (Sat. 1 Feb, 2014 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, February 03, 2014

Flash Resume Reviews (Mon. 3 Feb, 2014 11:30 am - 1:00 pm)

Stop by the Fidel Atrium to have your resume quickly reviewed and receive advice on how to improve it in time for the Career Fair. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Preparing for the Fair Workshop (Mon. 3 Feb, 2014 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Wondering what to expect at the Career Fair? Stop by the Career Services office to get all your questions answered and receive insider tips on how to catch the recruiters attention and get your dream job. Free pizza will be served to all attendees. Please RSVP to careerservices@admin.nmt.edu. 5 p.m. at Fidel Center 266.

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

Faculty Senate (Tue. 4 Feb, 2014 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.

Interviewing Skills (Tue. 4 Feb, 2014 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm)

Not sure what to expect at your big interview? Stop by the Career Serivces office to get tips on how to feel confident in any interview and impress the employer. Free pizza will be provided. Please RSVP to careerservice@admin.nmt.edu. 5:30 p.m. in Fidel Center 266.

SGA Meeting (Tue. 4 Feb, 2014 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

Come express any concerns you have to the Student Government. 8:30pm in third floor ballrooms of the Fidel Center, Contact nmt.sga.vp@gmail.com with any questions.

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

Do-it-yourself Bike Repair (Wed. 5 Feb, 2014 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

The New Mexico Tech Bicycle Club hosts a bike repair afternoon every Wednesday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Macey Center loading dock.. The club has tools for you to do your own repairs. Club members are on hand to offer advice.

Philosophy of Math and Science Seminar (Wed. 5 Feb, 2014 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

A weekly seminar and discussion group surrounding the philosophy of science and mathematics. Everyone is welcome to join in the Math Conference Room in Weir Hall.

Movie Night At Loma Theater (Wed. 5 Feb, 2014 9:15 pm - 11:15 pm)

Every first Wednesday of the month, the SAB sponsors a FREE movie night at the local theater - Loma Theater. The late show is FREE to Tech Students. Please bring your ID's or you will not be admitted in to the theater. The late show this week is "Anchorman 2."

Thursday, February 06, 2014

Career Fair Spring 2014 (Thu. 6 Feb, 2014 9:00 am - 2:30 pm)

Employers and graduate schools will staff booths in search of Tech students! 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Macey Center.

Earth & Environmental Science Seminar (Thu. 6 Feb, 2014 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

The Earth and Environmental Science Department will host Dr. Bill Barnhart of the United States Geological Survey for the weekly seminar. Barnhart will present, "Phantom Earthquakes: Vertical Strain Partitioning and the Punctuated Growth of Mountain Belts." Sponsored by the Department of Earth & Environmental Science and New Mexico Bureau of Geology & Mineral Resources. Hosted by Dr. Glenn Spinelli. 4 p.m. in MSEC 101. 

 

Physics Seminar (Thu. 6 Feb, 2014 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Christian Veillet, the Director of the Large Binocular Telescope Observatory, will present the weekly seminar. His talk is titled, "The Large Binocular Telescope Observatory: Morphing a High-Tech Prototype into a Production Machine." The LBT has two 8.4-meter mirrors on a single mount and is the largest optical telescope in the world, as powerful as an 11.8m telescope in collecting area. In the midst of financial ups and downs and political challenges, the pioneering vision of a few engineers and scientists and the optimism of its promoters morphed a technological dream into a one-of-a-kind highly-complex facility now sitting on Mt Graham in East Arizona in an international collaboration of German, Italian, and US research institutions and universities. More than 25 years after it first design and in spite of its extraordinary capabilities, the observatory has still some way to go to join the leading pack of modern large telescopes. Veillet will describe the status of LBT, its unique capabilities, and some of its scientific achievements. 4 p.m. in Workman 101

Friday, February 07, 2014

Chemistry Seminar Series (Fri. 7 Feb, 2014 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Dr. Michal Heagy, professor of chemistry at New Mexico Tech, will be presenting his talk, "The Real Story Behind an Abiotic Fluorescent Probe for Cardiac Troponin I." Noon in Cramer 101.

Saturday, February 08, 2014

Community Arts Party (Sat. 8 Feb, 2014 10:00 am - 3:00 pm)

New Mexico Tech Performing Arts Series presents the 18th Annual Community Arts Party.; More than 30 hands-on arts workshops are available for all ages, including clay, tie-dye, jewelry, cards, candle dipping, leatherwork and much more!  Wear old clothes and prepare to have fun!  Volunteers to run or assist with workshops are always needed!  Free admission. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Finley Gymasium. For more information, visit: http://www.nmtpas.org.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Mechanical Engineering Seminar (Tue. 11 Feb, 2014 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Christy Neill of the New Mexico Tech Academic Affairs will present the Mechanical Engineering Department seminar. She will discuss " The Best Kept Secrets of a Great Interview." 2 p.m. Cramer 124.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

The Fantasticks (Wed. 12 Feb, 2014 7:30 am - 8:30 am)

New Mexico Tech Performing Arts Series presents The Fantasticks, the longest running musical in history. This show is a romantic comedy about a boy, a girl, their meddling fathers and the wall that divides them. This all-new Steampunk adaption is crafted with charming simplicity, captivating music and whimsy. Tickets are $20 for adults, $18 for seniors, $10 for youth, and free for Tech students. 7:30 p.m. at Macey Center. For more information visit http://www.nmtpas.org

Community Fair (Wed. 12 Feb, 2014 9:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Students can come see what the community of Socorro has to offer and get freebies in the process!  9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Fidel Center atrium,

Chemistry Seminar Series (Wed. 12 Feb, 2014 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

"A New Class of Catalyst for Enantioselective Organic Reactions: Metal-Containing Chiral Hydrogen Bond Donors." Noon in Cramer Hall.

Do-it-yourself Bike Repair (Wed. 12 Feb, 2014 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

The New Mexico Tech Bicycle Club hosts a bike repair afternoon every Wednesday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Macey Center loading dock.. The club has tools for you to do your own repairs. Club members are on hand to offer advice.

SWE Meeting (Wed. 12 Feb, 2014 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm)

The Society of Women Engineers will have a general meeting to discuss a fundraiser event and  other volunteering opportunities. 5:30 p.m. in Weir 102.

Philosophy of Math and Science Seminar (Wed. 12 Feb, 2014 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

A weekly seminar and discussion group surrounding the philosophy of science and mathematics. Everyone is welcome to join in the Math Conference Room in Weir Hall.

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Earth Science Seminar (Thu. 13 Feb, 2014 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

The Earth and Environmental Science Department will host Dr. Paul Winberry of Central Washington University for the weekly seminar. Winberry will present, "Polar Seismology: Buried Continents and Dynamic Ice Sheets." Sponsored by the Department of Earth & Environmental Science and N.M. Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources. Hosted by Dr. Glenn Spinelli and Steve Bernsen. 4 p.m. in MSEC 101.

Physics Seminar (Thu. 13 Feb, 2014 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Robert Hayward, who is retired from the NRAO, will give a special Physics Department Seminar titled, "The Colgate Paramp: The Story of Stirling Colgate and the Multifunction Array Radar and their Impact on Radio Astronomy." This talk is a historical account of the low-noise parametric amplifiers (or paramps) that were salvaged from an early Anti-Ballistic Missile radar built and tested at the White Sands Missile Range during the mid 1960's. The facility was known as the "Multifunction Array Radar" (MAR-I) and it was the first prototype of a phased-array radar developed for the Nike-X missile defense program. The MAR-I was salvaged during the fall of 1970 by New Mexico Tech. The salvaged MAR-I amplifiers came to be known as "Colgate Paramps", named after Stirling Colgate who was then president of Tech (1965-1975). . 4 p.m. in Workman 101

Friday, February 14, 2014

Materials Engineering Seminar (Fri. 14 Feb, 2014 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Dr. Chelsey Z. Hargather, adjunct professor in the Materials and Metallurgical Engineering Department, will present the department seminar. She will talk about "A Computational Investigation of the Effect of Alloying Elements on the Thermodynamic and Diffusion Properties of fcc Ni and its Alloys." Noon in Cramer 124.

Regents Meeting (Fri. 14 Feb, 2014 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm)

The New Mexico Tech Board of Regents will meet in regular session at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, in the Tesuque Room at the Inn at Loretto, 211 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, N.M. 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. 

SWEet Valentine Raffle (Fri. 14 Feb, 2014 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

The Society of Women Engineers will draw the winner of its SWEet Valentine raffle. The winner of a dinner for two at Socorro Springs will be chosen! 2 p.m. in the Fidel Center atrium.

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Rube Goldberg Competition (Sat. 15 Feb, 2014 9:00 am - 2:00 pm)

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers is hosting the annual Rube Goldberg Competition from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the Student Activity Center. Come with your SGA Club, or create your own team to fabricate the most creative, complex, and captivating machine to accomplish our mystery task. We'll give you $50 for supplies, and pizza for fuel. We can't wait to see what you'll make!

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Mechanical Engineering Seminar (Tue. 18 Feb, 2014 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

New Mexico Tech professor Dr. John McCoy will present the Mechanical Engineering Seminar, titled "Polymeric Materials:The Utility of Nature's Designs." 2 p.m. in Cramer 124.

SGA Meeting (Tue. 18 Feb, 2014 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

Come express any concerns you have to the Student Government. 8:30pm in third floor ballrooms of the Fidel Center, Contact nmt.sga.vp@gmail.com with any questions.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Do-it-yourself Bike Repair (Wed. 19 Feb, 2014 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

The New Mexico Tech Bicycle Club hosts a bike repair afternoon every Wednesday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Macey Center loading dock.. The club has tools for you to do your own repairs. Club members are on hand to offer advice.

Philosophy of Math and Science Seminar (Wed. 19 Feb, 2014 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

A weekly seminar and discussion group surrounding the philosophy of science and mathematics. Everyone is welcome to join in the Math Conference Room in Weir Hall.

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Freeport Day! (Thu. 20 Feb, 2014 9:00 am)

Career Services and Freeport-McMoRan Copper and Gold will be hosting an activity-filled day for the students of New Mexico Tech. 

Morning Open House/Info Session: 9am-11am MSEC 203

Resume Workshop:12pm-1pm Fidel 262, lunch will be provided

Afternoon Open House/Info Session: 2pm-4pm MSEC 101

Mock Interviews: 1:20pm-4pm Fidel 262

Networking Reception: 5pm-7pm  Fidel Ballroom A

All events require an RSVP as there are a limited number of seats. Please send an email to sastudent@admin.nmt.edu indicating which sessions you are interested in or call 835-5060. 

 

Earth & Environmental Science Seminar (Thu. 20 Feb, 2014 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

The Earth and Environmental Science Department will host Dr. Giday WoldeGabriel of Los Alamos National Laboratory for the weekly seminar. WoldeGabriel will present, "Chaotic Geodynamic Processes and Hominid Records in the Afar Rift, Ethiopia." Sponsored by the Department of Earth and Environmental Science and N.M. Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources. Hosted by Dr. Nelia Dunbar and Peter Revelle. 4 p.m. in MSEC 101.

Physics Seminar (Thu. 20 Feb, 2014 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Mike Herman, graduate student in physics at New Mexico Tech, will present the department seminar. His talk is titled, "The Spectral Weak Temperature Gradient Approximation."  4 p.m. in Workman 101.

Open Mic (Thu. 20 Feb, 2014 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Can you sing, can you play guitar, do you have some poems you want to share? This is the time to shine and show off your talent. The Student Activity Board is sponsoring an open mic event in the Fire and Ice Coffee Shop in the Fidel Center open to the Tech community. Coffee will be provided. 7 p.m.

Friday, February 21, 2014

Blood Drive (Fri. 21 Feb, 2014 10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Residential Life is sponsoring a blood drive Friday, February 21, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the third floor ballrooms of the Fidel Center. Students, employees and local residents are all welcome to participate. Call 835-5900 or go on the web at www.unitedbloodservices.org and enter the sponsor code NMT to reserve a time slot. Those who donate will be entered to win two tickets to the Mountain West Championship Men’s Basketball Quarter Finals. 

Chemistry Seminar Series (Fri. 21 Feb, 2014 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Dr. Frank Huang, professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at New Mexico Tech will present the Chemistry Department seminar. He will present "Selenium Removal From Oil Refinery Wastewater Effluent." All are invited. Noon in Cramer 101.

Materials Engineering Seminar (Fri. 21 Feb, 2014 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Dr. Frank B. van Swol, researcher at Sandia National Laboratories, will deliver the Materials Engineering Department seminar. He will present, “Diffusion and Reaction at Solid-Fluid Interfaces.” Noon in Cramer 124. 

Saturday, February 22, 2014

28th NM Science Olympiad (Sat. 22 Feb, 2014 8:00 am - 8:00 pm)

New Mexico Tech hosts the 28th annual New Mexico Science Olympiad competition. More than 300 "intelletes" from high schools and middle schools around the state will spend the day testing their knowledge of science, engineering, math and communications in 24 events at each level. the awards assembly will begin at 6 p.m. at Macey Center.

Monday, February 24, 2014

Association for Computing Machinery meeting (Mon. 24 Feb, 2014 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Join the Tech student chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery, the premier professional society for computer scientists. Weekly meetings are at 8 p.m. Mondays in Cramer 101. Meetings include technical lectures and planning for events including programming competitions, outreach activities, game jams, and other items.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Alumni Reception: Salt Lake City (Tue. 25 Feb, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Join the Office for Advancement and Alumni Relations for an alumni receptoin during the Annual Society of Mineral Engineers conference in Salt Lake City, Utah. The reception will be at Cafe Molise, 55 West 100 South, Salt Lake City. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Do-it-yourself Bike Repair (Wed. 26 Feb, 2014 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

The New Mexico Tech Bicycle Club hosts a bike repair afternoon every Wednesday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Macey Center loading dock.. The club has tools for you to do your own repairs. Club members are on hand to offer advice.

Philosophy of Math and Science Seminar (Wed. 26 Feb, 2014 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

A weekly seminar and discussion group surrounding the philosophy of science and mathematics. Everyone is welcome to join in the Math Conference Room in Weir Hall.

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Materials Engineering Dissertation Defense (Thu. 27 Feb, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 am)

Eric Scheid, doctoral candidate in the Materials Engineering Department, will present and defend his Ph.D. dissertation titled "Correlating Shape Charge Performance with Processing Conditions and MIcrostructure of an Aluminum Alloy 1100 Liner Enabled by a New Method to Arrest Nascent Jet Formation." 9 a.m. in Jones 106.

Physics Seminar (Thu. 27 Feb, 2014 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Dr. Jean Eilek, professor emerita at New Mexico Tech and research associate at the /NRAO, will present the weekly Physics Department seminar. She will present, "Magnetic Fields on Extragalactic Scales." 4 p.m. in Workman 101. This will be an "equation-free" talk.

Friday, February 28, 2014

Chemistry Seminar Series (Fri. 28 Feb, 2014 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Dr. Aaron Rowland, professor in the Department of Chemistry at New Mexico State University, will present "A Transcriptomic Approach to Identifying an Orphan's Home." Noon in Cramer 101. All are welcome.

Materials Engineering Dissertation Defense (Fri. 28 Feb, 2014 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Eric Scheid, a doctoral candidate in the Materials Engineering Department, will present the weekly seminar. His talk is titled, "Shaped Charge Liner Early Collapse Experiment Execution and Validation." Noon in Cramer 124.

Carlos Nuñez (Fri. 28 Feb, 2014 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

The New Mexico Tech Performing Arts Series presents Carlos Nuñez, renowned Celtic bagpiper, flutist, and honorary Cheiftain direct from Galicia, Spain. He has the quality of a classical music virtuoso and the charisma of a rock star, expanding borders from Celtic music to flamenco, fado, Cuban, Mexican, Brazilian and classical. Tickets are $16 for adults, $14 for seniors, $8 for youth, and free for Tech students. 7:30 p.m. at Macey Center. For more information visit http://www.nmtpas.org

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