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Thursday, October 23, 2014

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Dept of Mech Eng Thesis Defense (Wed. 1 Oct, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 am)

Cynthia P. Romo will defend her master's thesis defense, titled "Background-Oriented Schlieren Analysis of Shock Wave Propagation From Encased and Uncased Explosives." 9 a.m. in Weir 132.

Bicycle Repair (Wed. 1 Oct, 2014 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Repair your bike with assistance from the NMT Bike Club. You do the work, but you can borrow tools and get advise. Donations accepted for parts and supplies. 4 to 6 p.m. every Wednesday at the Macey Center loading dock (south side).

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Earth Science Seminar (Thu. 2 Oct, 2014 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Dr. Jack Oviatt, professor of geology at Kansas State University, will be the guest speaker for the Earth Science Seminar. He will present a talk on the geologic history of Lake Bonneville in Utah. Sponsored by the Earth and Environmental Science Department and the Bureau of Geology. 4 p.m. in MSEC 101. 

International Student Green Chile Roast and Potluck (Thu. 2 Oct, 2014 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

All students and Tech community members are invited to come help welcome international students and their families to Tech with a New Mexico fall tradition: freshly roasted green chile! Also, students and community members are invited to bring traditional fall-time dishes from the U.S. or from their home countries. The chile roast will be at Epiphany Episcopal Church (across from the Skeen Library) from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, October 2.

LGBT Support Group (Thu. 2 Oct, 2014 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

LGBT Support Group is a safe space for LGBT individuals to discuss LGBT-related topics and drink coffee. 8 p.m. in the first-floor conference room of Jones Annex. Contact quasar@nmt.edu for questions or more information.

Friday, October 03, 2014

Verge Fund Speaker Series (Fri. 3 Oct, 2014 11:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Guest speaker Dr Tamara Monosoff (www.tamaramonosoff.com) is a best selling entrepreneurship author and consultant on brand development and marketing strategies for many institutions and businesses. She will speak via a live webcast from the Bay Area. This series is hosted by the Department of Management and sponsored by the Verge Fund. 11 a.m. in Cramer 101.

Street Hockey (Fri. 3 Oct, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

The Street Hockey Club invites you to join us for some fast-paced, no-contact street hockey fun! Who? Anyone! Doesn't matter if you have never rollerbladed or played hockey before. What to bring? Just YOU! We have spare equipment! Where? Parking lot between Speare and MSEC. For more info contact Jeff at jlapierr@nmt.edu . 5 p.m. on Mondays and Fridays.

Chinese Acrobats (Fri. 3 Oct, 2014 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

The Golden Dragon Acrobats represent the best of a time-honored tradition that began centuries ago. 7:30 p.m. at Macey Center. $20 adults/$18 seniors/$10 youth/FREE to Tech students.

Saturday, October 04, 2014

Chamber Orchestra at VLA (Sat. 4 Oct, 2014 11:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Chamber Orchestra, Gaby Benalil Conductor. concert at VLA. 11 a.m. October 4

First Saturday Star Party (Sat. 4 Oct, 2014 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm)

A public star party hosted by the NMT Astronomy Club. Drop in at the Etscorn Campus Observatory (north of the golf course) after dark until 11 p.m. or so. 

Monday, October 06, 2014

Research Coffee Hour (Mon. 6 Oct, 2014 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Research Coffee Hour is an opportunity for faculty and research division scientists and engineers to informally discuss research opportunities and collaborations.Bring proposal ideas, research questions and anything you would like to discuss. Coffee is provided, bring your own lunch if you would iike. Join us every Monday at noon in the CITL Speare 113. For more information, email Dale Henneke at henneke@nmt.edu

Street Hockey (Mon. 6 Oct, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

The Street Hockey Club invites you to join us for some fast-paced, no-contact street hockey fun! Who? Anyone! Doesn't matter if you have never rollerbladed or played hockey before. What to bring? Just YOU! We have spare equipment! Where? Parking lot between Speare and MSEC. For more info contact Jeff at jlapierr@nmt.edu . 5 p.m. on Mondays and Fridays.

Air Rifle (Mon. 6 Oct, 2014 5:00 pm - 6:45 pm)

The New Mexico Tech Shooting Sports Club hosts an air rifle practice for all who are interested in learning or improving shooting skills.  5 to 6:45 p.m. in room one of the Tech  Gym

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Mechanical Engineering Seminar (Tue. 7 Oct, 2014 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Dr David Grow, associate professor of mechanical engineering, will present at the next graduate/faculty seminar at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, in Cramer 124. Dr. Grow will be sharing about the design of robotic tools that aid humans in performing complex tasks. 

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Midsemester (Wed. 8 Oct, 2014 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Dept of Mech Eng Thesis Defense (Wed. 8 Oct, 2014 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Master's student Michael S Shattuck will defend his thesis. His talk is titled, "Determination of Detonation Velocity of Explosive Compounds Using Optical Technques." 2 p.m. in Weir 132.

Bicycle Repair (Wed. 8 Oct, 2014 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Repair your bike with assistance from the NMT Bike Club. You do the work, but you can borrow tools and get advise. Donations accepted for parts and supplies. 4 to 6 p.m. every Wednesday at the Macey Center loading dock (south side).

SAB meeting (Wed. 8 Oct, 2014 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm)

The Student Activities Board meeting is at 8:30 p.m. in Workman 101!.

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Earth Science Seminar (Thu. 9 Oct, 2014 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Doctoral candidate Amy Jordan will present the Earth Science Seminar. Her talk is "Simulation of Radionuclide Gas Migration From Underground Nuclear Tests." Sponsored by the Earth and Environmental Science Department and the Bureau of Geology. 4 p.m. in MSEC 101.

LGBT Support Group (Thu. 9 Oct, 2014 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

LGBT Support Group is a safe space for LGBT individuals to discuss LGBT-related topics and drink coffee. 8 p.m. in the first-floor conference room of Jones Annex. Contact quasar@nmt.edu for questions or more information.

Friday, October 10, 2014

Owl Bar Run (Fri. 10 Oct, 2014 8:00 am - 6:00 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. The Tech Track and Field Club will pay for green chile cheese burgers for 25 students who make the run and 10 for faculty/staff. Transportation back to Socorro is available at 11 a.m., and 6:30 p.m. The 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. To celebrate the 125th anniversary of Tech, the first 30 people to arrive will get a free green chile cheeseburger!

Verge Fund Speaker Series (Fri. 10 Oct, 2014 11:00 am - 12:00 pm)

State Rep. Don Tripp, who is Socorro's delegate to the New Mexico House of Representatives is the guest speaker. Mr Tripp will discuss the role of New Mexico State Government in the commercialization of technology. He is a graduate of New Mexico Tech and a successful local entrepreneur. This series is hosted by the Department of Management and sponsored by the Verge Fund. 11 a.m. in Cramer 101.

NRAO Colloquium (Fri. 10 Oct, 2014 11:00 am - 12:00 pm)

This week's NRAO-New Mexico Colloquium will feature Dr. Thomas Prince of Caltech. He will discuss "Exploring the Variable Sky: The Palomar Transient Factory and the Future Zwicky Transient Facility." In August, the NSF announced that it would be funding the completion of the Zwicky Transient Facility , a new imager for time domain astronomy at optical wavelengths. This talk will discuss some of the highlights of the observations and describe the next generation of the Palomar Transient Factory. Prince is a professor of physics, senior scientist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the director of the W.M. Keck Institute for Space Studies at CalTech. This colloquium starts at 11 a.m. in the Domenici Science Operations Center (NRAO) auditorium.

Street Hockey (Fri. 10 Oct, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

The Street Hockey Club invites you to join us for some fast-paced, no-contact street hockey fun! Who? Anyone! Doesn't matter if you have never rollerbladed or played hockey before. What to bring? Just YOU! We have spare equipment! Where? Parking lot between Speare and MSEC. For more info contact Jeff at jlapierr@nmt.edu . 5 p.m. on Mondays and Fridays.

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Chamber Orchestra at VLA (Sun. 12 Oct, 2014 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Join the New Mexico Tech music program for a special performance of the Concert Series 2014, with Gaby Benalil, coordinator. The event features Cello Piano Sonata Concert with David Schepps, cello, and Alexander Schwarzkopf, piano. 4 p.m. in the recital hall at Macey Center. Free admission.

 

Monday, October 13, 2014

Research Coffee Hour (Mon. 13 Oct, 2014 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Research Coffee Hour is an opportunity for faculty and research division scientists and engineers to informally discuss research opportunities and collaborations.Bring proposal ideas, research questions and anything you would like to discuss. Coffee is provided, bring your own lunch if you would iike. Join us every Monday at noon in the CITL Speare 113. For more information, email Dale Henneke at henneke@nmt.edu

Street Hockey (Mon. 13 Oct, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

The Street Hockey Club invites you to join us for some fast-paced, no-contact street hockey fun! Who? Anyone! Doesn't matter if you have never rollerbladed or played hockey before. What to bring? Just YOU! We have spare equipment! Where? Parking lot between Speare and MSEC. For more info contact Jeff at jlapierr@nmt.edu . 5 p.m. on Mondays and Fridays.

Air Rifle (Mon. 13 Oct, 2014 5:00 pm - 6:45 pm)

The New Mexico Tech Shooting Sports Club hosts an air rifle practice for all who are interested in learning or improving shooting skills.  5 to 6:45 p.m. in room one of the Tech  Gym

ASME Club Meeting (Mon. 13 Oct, 2014 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

NMT American Society of Mechanical Engineers bi-weekly meeting, usual topics: 49ers volunteers, golf tourney, SPDC, workshops (welding and arduino), and more.  Newcomers are welcome!  6 p.m. Weir 132.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Computer Science Dissertation Defense (Tue. 14 Oct, 2014 8:00 am - 9:00 am)

Doctoral candidate Manoj Cherukuri will present his dissertation in Computer Science and Engineerring. His dissertation is titled, "Stepping Up Against Watering Hole Attacks: Analysis and Detection of Drive-By Download Attacks." 8 a.m. in Cramer 221.

Mechanical Engineering Seminar (Tue. 14 Oct, 2014 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Dr. Michael Fortner will present"Energetic Material Solutions to Insensitive Munitions Issues." 2 p.m. in Cramer Hall.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Bureau of Geology Open House (Wed. 15 Oct, 2014 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

The New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources is celebrating Earth Science Week with an Open House from 2 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, at the Bureau's office on the New Mexico Tech campus. The public is invited to attend and learn more about the role of the New Mexico Bureau of Geology, the state's geological survey. Activities will include geologic mapping displays, and Earth science education demos. For the first time, we are featuring a free Great Book Giveaway, where you can enhance your library with fantastic geology publications. Door prizes including impressive mineral specimens, refreshments, and a 20 percent discount on all sale publications during the Open House.

Bicycle Repair (Wed. 15 Oct, 2014 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Repair your bike with assistance from the NMT Bike Club. You do the work, but you can borrow tools and get advise. Donations accepted for parts and supplies. 4 to 6 p.m. every Wednesday at the Macey Center loading dock (south side).

49ers Celebration and Alumni Homecoming (Wed. 15 Oct, 2014 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

The first evening of 49ers Celebration events: 
 
New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources is celebrating Earth Science Week with an Open House from 2 to 5 p.m. 
Engineering BBQ 5 p.m. La Raj
"A Shot of Reality" 8 p.m. SAC http://bass-schuler.com/a-shot-of-reality/

Thursday, October 16, 2014

49ers Celebration and Alumni Homecoming (Thu. 16 Oct, 2014 10:00 am - 10:00 pm)

The annual 49ers Celebration, noting the 125th anniversary of the founding of the New Mexico School of Mines in 1889, continues with special events.  

An alumni reception will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Alumni Office on the second floor of the Fidel Center. Alumni can sign in for the weekend's events.

Campus tours will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Tech Talks! from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Faculty and alumni will deliver fun and informative talks about science, engineering, discovery, careers, life and more. $10 for alumni; $20 for others; FREE for current students. Third floor ballrooms of the Fidel Center (A schedule of talks will be released later.)

Pink Pong 2 p.m. 5 p.m. Fidel

Hard hat tour of the new Bureau of Geology building, which is under construction on campus. Meet in the Fidel Center atrium at 3:45 p.m.

Comedy Night: "Mission IMPROVable" 8 p.m. Macey

49ers Opening Reception -- 7 to 9 p.m. on the second floor of the Fidel Center. Appetizers and a cash bar.

Vigilante Band at the Capital Bar -- 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Tech Traditional Initiation Digging Ceremony 10 p.m. Mud Bog pit

Regents Meeting (Thu. 16 Oct, 2014 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm)

The New Mexico Tech Board of Regents will meet in regular session at 10 a.m. Thursday, October 16, 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.

International Humanizing Technology Summer Seminar (Thu. 16 Oct, 2014 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm)

The "International Humanizing Technology Summer Seminar: Addressing the Human" will hold a brainstorming meeting to discuss interest in promoting the seminar, organizing committee, brainstorming contents, schedule, mode and other aspects of of the seminar. The event will be at 3:30 p.m. in Speare 113 (CITL), athough interested people can participate via Skype. Via Skype: write to rdurao@nmt.edu for details.

 

Earth Science Seminar (Thu. 16 Oct, 2014 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Dr. Ingar F. Walder will present the seminar in the Earth and Environmental Science Department. His talk is titled, "From Ore Deposits to Environmental Issues: The Geochemist's View." Dr. Walder is affiliated with the Kjeoy Research and Education Center and a visiting professor at New Mexico Tech. He is also a candidate for the position of assistant professor in geochemistry/hydrology at Tech. 4 p.m. in MSEC 101.

LGBT Support Group (Thu. 16 Oct, 2014 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

LGBT Support Group is a safe space for LGBT individuals to discuss LGBT-related topics and drink coffee. 8 p.m. in the first-floor conference room of Jones Annex. Contact quasar@nmt.edu for questions or more information.

Friday, October 17, 2014

49ers Celebration and Alumni Homecoming (Fri. 17 Oct, 2014 8:00 am - 8:00 pm)

The annual 49ers Celebration continues with events all day.

Students, employees, alumni and community members are invited to participate in the Paint the 'M' event, a.k.a. the 'M' Mountain Run. Registration deadline is noon Thursday, Oct. 16. Email paintm@nmt.edu to register. The run begins at 9 a.m. Participants will be treated to lunch at the top of the mountain. The first 20 students to reach the top with a bag of lime get cash prizes.

Alumni Reception: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Alumni Office on the second floor of the Fidel Center.

Computer Science and Engineering, informal welcome 10 a.m. to noon in Cramer 221. Lunch with faculty at noon, Meet the CSE students 2 to 4 p.m.

Guided campus tours (for alumni): 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Society of Petroleum Engineers' Gold Rush golf tournament: Two flights (morning and afternoon). Call 575-835-5412 for more information or visit www.nmt.edu/~spe.

Strategic Plan Review open forum for alumni. 11 a.m. to noon in the third floor ballrooms of the Fidel Center.

Magdalena Ridge Observatory tours: Meet at 11:45 a.m. at the post office in the Fidel Center for a noon departure. $25 includes lunch, transportation and tour.

Alumni reunion - Electrical Engineering, 1 p.m., Bodega Burger Co.

Tech Traditional Ceremony Log Challenge 2 p.m. Mud Bog pit

Alumni reception - Physics Department, 2:30 to 4 p.m., Third floor lobby of Workman Center, with a reunion at the Bodega Burger Co. from 4 to 6 p.m.

Rugby Tailgate 3 p.m. Field

Rugby! Black and Blue Match featuring the Pygmies vs. the Ancestors. 4:30 p.m. on the Athletic Field.

QUASAR Meet and Greet 5 p.m. La Raj

Undie Run 5:30 p.m. Field

Alumni Reunion - Earth and Environmental Science and the Bureau of Geology, 1307 Lopezville Rd., 5 to 8 p.m.

Alumni Reunions -- Chemistry, Biology, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Macey Center upper lobby, 6:30 to 9 p.m.

Alumni Reunion -- Math Department, 1226 Calle de Lago, 6 to 8 p.m.

Alumni Reunion - Petroleum Engineering and Chemical Engineering, 7 p.m. at the Balch residence, Call 835-5412 for directions.

Waffle Rave 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. SAC

Bonfire 9:30 p.m. Mud Bog pit

The Vigilante Band at the Capital Bar; Live music at the Bodega Lounge. 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Strategic Plan Town Hall Meeting (Fri. 17 Oct, 2014 11:00 am - 12:00 pm)

The Strategic Planning Committee is hosting town hall meetings on campus in October to solicit opinions and comments from the campus community and the general public. Everyone is welcome to read the proposals for the university's new five-year strategic plan, the mission statement, vision statements, institutional values and strategic priorities. Those documents are posted online at http://www.nmt.edu/spc-home. 11 a.m. in the third-floor ballrooms of the Fidel Center. 

Academic Holiday (Fri. 17 Oct, 2014 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Physics Alumni Open House & Reception (Fri. 17 Oct, 2014 2:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

The Physics Department is hosting an alumni open house in the Workman Center third floor lobb from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. An alumni reception will be at Bodega Burger, 606 North California from 4 to 6 p.m. with hors d'ouevres and a cash bar. Please RSVP to physics@kestrel.nmt.edu by Wednesday, October 8,.

 

Black & Blue alumni rugby match (Fri. 17 Oct, 2014 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

A signature 49ers event -- the student rugby team, the Pygmies, tackle the alumni Ancestor team. Kickoff is at 4:30 p.m. on the Tech rugby pitch. Food, give-aways and play-by-play commentary. The Pygmies wish Tech a Happy 125th!

Street Hockey (Fri. 17 Oct, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

The Street Hockey Club invites you to join us for some fast-paced, no-contact street hockey fun! Who? Anyone! Doesn't matter if you have never rollerbladed or played hockey before. What to bring? Just YOU! We have spare equipment! Where? Parking lot between Speare and MSEC. For more info contact Jeff at jlapierr@nmt.edu . 5 p.m. on Mondays and Fridays.

Saturday, October 18, 2014

49ers Celebration and Alumni Homecoming (Sat. 18 Oct, 2014 10:00 am - 8:00 pm)

The annual 49ers Celebration, noting the 125th anniversary of the founding of the New Mexico School of Mines, continues with activities all day.

Bookstore special hours -- open 8 a.m. to noon -- for alumni and friends.

Billy Aards Club reunion 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. www.nmt.edu/~billiard 

49ers Parade: 11 a.m. on California Street. Lineup starts at 10 a.m. Contact Theresa Kappel at 835-6209 or tkappel@admin.nmt.edu to register your parade entry. Prizes in 10 categories.

After parade fun: Entertainment for all ages on the Socorro Plaza -- arts, crafts, food, fun and games. Starting at 11:30 a.m.

New Mexico Tech Alumni Association annual general meeting. Agenda items include a brief history of the Association, the new 501(c)3 status and the new MOU with New Mexico Tech. Also, members will elect new officers and board members. 1 p.m. in Workman 101. 

ASME Photo Thermo Booth noon to 3 p.m. TBD

NMTARC Car Show Noon to 5 p.m. Field

Belly Dance Seminar with Aditi Natesa 1 p.m. Gym

Res. Life North v. South Football game 1 p.m. Athletic Field

Alumni Soccer Game 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Athletic Field

Coed Soccer Game 3 to 5 p.m. Athletic Field

Tech Traditional Ceremony Tug O' War and Mud Wrestling 3 p.m. Mud Bog pit

Casino Night for students, alumni and friends. 4 to 11 p.m. Macey

Silent Auction 4:30 p.m. Macey

AIChE Cap Canter 5k Run 5 p.m. TBD

Victor J. Saracini Memorial Scholarship fundraiser. Hosted by the Alumni Association. Free food and drinks. 21-and-over. Social hours is 5 to 6 p.m. Live music from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Garcia Opera House on California Street. (Victor Saracini was a Tech graduate who was one of the pilots who died in the 9/11 attacks).

Class of 1989 25th year reunion dinner: 6 to 9 p.m. at the Garcia Opera House in conjunction with the Saracini fundraiser. RSVP to Theressa Kappel at (575) 835-6209 or tkappel@admin.nmt.edu by October 10.

Belly Dance Performance featuring Aditi Natesa 8 p.m. Macey

Bordello Performance 8:45 pm Macey

NMTARC Laser Tag after Bordello Fidel 3rd Floor.

Vigilante Band at the Cap; Ladies Night at the Bodega. 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Paintball Tournament (Sat. 18 Oct, 2014 10:00 am - 1:00 pm)

The Paintball Club is hosting a fundraising tournament. It is 3-on-3 tourney with a 4-person roster. Takes place at 10 a.m. on the paintball field on Canyon Road west of the golf course.  Email jmidyett@nmt.edu or call or text at (386) 682-9892 to pre-register your team. You may also register on site the day of the event. Fee of $30 per team or $20 indivisual and includes rental equipment and a bag of paint (500 rounds). 

Knife Throwing Club Event (Sat. 18 Oct, 2014 11:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Knife throwing club will be teaching students and alumni how to throw knives and tomahawks beginning at 11 a.m. and all afternoon on the Athletic Field.

Sunday, October 19, 2014

49ers Celebration and Alumni Homecoming (Sun. 19 Oct, 2014 11:00 am - 12:30 pm)

The annual 49ers Celebration wraps up with an alumni farewell brunch from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Fidel Center cafeteria 

The Silver Lines Band Performance 1 p.m. Pavilion (in front of Fidel)

Monday, October 20, 2014

Strategic Plan Town Hall Meeting (Mon. 20 Oct, 2014 9:00 am - 10:00 am)

The Strategic Planning Committee is hosting town hall meetings on campus in October to solicit opinions and comments from the campus community and the general public. Everyone is welcome to read the proposals for the university's new five-year strategic plan, the mission statement, vision statements, institutional values and strategic priorities. Those documents are posted online at http://www.nmt.edu/spc-home. 9 a.m. in the third-floor ballrooms of the Fidel Center.

Research Coffee Hour (Mon. 20 Oct, 2014 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Research Coffee Hour is an opportunity for faculty and research division scientists and engineers to informally discuss research opportunities and collaborations.Bring proposal ideas, research questions and anything you would like to discuss. Coffee is provided, bring your own lunch if you would iike. Join us every Monday at noon in the CITL Speare 113. For more information, email Dale Henneke at henneke@nmt.edu

Street Hockey (Mon. 20 Oct, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

The Street Hockey Club invites you to join us for some fast-paced, no-contact street hockey fun! Who? Anyone! Doesn't matter if you have never rollerbladed or played hockey before. What to bring? Just YOU! We have spare equipment! Where? Parking lot between Speare and MSEC. For more info contact Jeff at jlapierr@nmt.edu . 5 p.m. on Mondays and Fridays.

Air Rifle (Mon. 20 Oct, 2014 5:00 pm - 6:45 pm)

The New Mexico Tech Shooting Sports Club hosts an air rifle practice for all who are interested in learning or improving shooting skills.  5 to 6:45 p.m. in room one of the Tech  Gym

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Strategic Plan Town Hall Meeting (Tue. 21 Oct, 2014 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

The Strategic Planning Committee is hosting town hall meetings on campus in October to solicit opinions and comments from the campus community and the general public. Everyone is welcome to read the proposals for the university's new five-year strategic plan, the mission statement, vision statements, institutional values and strategic priorities. Those documents are posted online at http://www.nmt.edu/spc-home. Noon in the third-floor ballrooms of the Fidel Center.

Mechanical Engineering Graduate-Faculty Seminar (Tue. 21 Oct, 2014 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Dr. Greg Pitz will present "Electric Hybrid Lasers." 2 p.m. in Cramer Hall. 

Strategic Plan Town Hall Meeting (Tue. 21 Oct, 2014 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

The Strategic Planning Committee is hosting town hall meetings on campus in October to solicit opinions and comments from the campus community and the general public. Everyone is welcome to read the proposals for the university's new five-year strategic plan, the mission statement, vision statements, institutional values and strategic priorities. Those documents are posted online at http://www.nmt.edu/spc-home. 3 p.m. in the third-floor ballrooms of the Fidel Center.

Earth Science Special Seminar (Tue. 21 Oct, 2014 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

The Earth and Environmental Science Department is hosting a special seminar, featuring Carlos E. Molano, P.E., who was named the 2014 McIlhenny Lecturer by the National Ground Water Association. Molano is the cofounder and president of Hidrogeocol (formerly Hidrogeología Colombiana Ltd.) with headquarters in Colombia, Ecuador, and Panama. He is also a professor of groundwater flow and pollution in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Los Andes University in Bogota. His talk is titled "Groundwater Spreadsheets: Efficient and Practical Resource for Solving Simple and Complex Flow, Pollution, and Environmental Problems." 4 p.m. in MSEC 101.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Bicycle Repair (Wed. 22 Oct, 2014 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Repair your bike with assistance from the NMT Bike Club. You do the work, but you can borrow tools and get advise. Donations accepted for parts and supplies. 4 to 6 p.m. every Wednesday at the Macey Center loading dock (south side).

SAB meeting (Wed. 22 Oct, 2014 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm)

The Student Activities Board meeting is at 8:30 p.m. in Workman 101!.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Strategic Plan Town Hall Meeting (Thu. 23 Oct, 2014 10:00 am - 11:00 am)

The Strategic Planning Committee is hosting town hall meetings on campus in October to solicit opinions and comments from the campus community and the general public. Everyone is welcome to read the proposals for the university's new five-year strategic plan, the mission statement, vision statements, institutional values and strategic priorities. Those documents are posted online at http://www.nmt.edu/spc-home. 10 a.m. in the third-floor ballrooms of the Fidel Center.

Strategic Plan Town Hall Meeting (Thu. 23 Oct, 2014 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

The Strategic Planning Committee is hosting town hall meetings on campus in October to solicit opinions and comments from the campus community and the general public. Everyone is welcome to read the proposals for the university's new five-year strategic plan, the mission statement, vision statements, institutional values and strategic priorities. Those documents are posted online at http://www.nmt.edu/spc-home. 2 p.m. in the third-floor ballrooms of the Fidel Center.

Physics Seminar (Thu. 23 Oct, 2014 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Dr. Peter Turchi, IEEE Distinguished Lecturer, will present the Physics Department Seminar. His talk is titled, "Plasma and Megagauss Fields." 4 p.m. in Workman 101.

LGBT Support Group (Thu. 23 Oct, 2014 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

LGBT Support Group is a safe space for LGBT individuals to discuss LGBT-related topics and drink coffee. 8 p.m. in the first-floor conference room of Jones Annex. Contact quasar@nmt.edu for questions or more information.

Friday, October 24, 2014

Verge Fund Speaker Series (Fri. 24 Oct, 2014 11:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Lawrence Udell, founder and chairman emeritus of the Silicon Valley Licensing Executives Society (www.les-svc.org) is the guest speaker. An internationally-recognized expert on the licensing of technology, Mr. Udell will speak about New Mexico Tech's licensing efforts and will also be available throughout the day to meet with students and faculty. This series is hosted by the Department of Management and sponsored by the Verge Fund. 11 a.m. in Cramer 101.

Street Hockey (Fri. 24 Oct, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

The Street Hockey Club invites you to join us for some fast-paced, no-contact street hockey fun! Who? Anyone! Doesn't matter if you have never rollerbladed or played hockey before. What to bring? Just YOU! We have spare equipment! Where? Parking lot between Speare and MSEC. For more info contact Jeff at jlapierr@nmt.edu . 5 p.m. on Mondays and Fridays.

Monday, October 27, 2014

Research Coffee Hour (Mon. 27 Oct, 2014 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Research Coffee Hour is an opportunity for faculty and research division scientists and engineers to informally discuss research opportunities and collaborations.Bring proposal ideas, research questions and anything you would like to discuss. Coffee is provided, bring your own lunch if you would iike. Join us every Monday at noon in the CITL Speare 113. For more information, email Dale Henneke at henneke@nmt.edu

Street Hockey (Mon. 27 Oct, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

The Street Hockey Club invites you to join us for some fast-paced, no-contact street hockey fun! Who? Anyone! Doesn't matter if you have never rollerbladed or played hockey before. What to bring? Just YOU! We have spare equipment! Where? Parking lot between Speare and MSEC. For more info contact Jeff at jlapierr@nmt.edu . 5 p.m. on Mondays and Fridays.

Air Rifle (Mon. 27 Oct, 2014 5:00 pm - 6:45 pm)

The New Mexico Tech Shooting Sports Club hosts an air rifle practice for all who are interested in learning or improving shooting skills.  5 to 6:45 p.m. in room one of the Tech  Gym

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Alumni Reception - Silver City (Tue. 28 Oct, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The Tech Office of Advancement and Alumni Relations will host a reception in Silver City, N.M., for alumni and their family and friends. Join us from 6 to 8 p.m. at Tre Rosat Cafe, 304 N Bullard St., Silver City, N.M. Contact Theresa Kappel at 575-835-6209 or tkappel@admin.nmt.edu to RSVP.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Bicycle Repair (Wed. 29 Oct, 2014 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Repair your bike with assistance from the NMT Bike Club. You do the work, but you can borrow tools and get advise. Donations accepted for parts and supplies. 4 to 6 p.m. every Wednesday at the Macey Center loading dock (south side).

Thursday, October 30, 2014

"A Complete History of Comedy (Abridged)" (Thu. 30 Oct, 2014 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

They've skewered history, the Bible and the world's most celebrated playwright. Now, the Reduced Shakespeare Company tackles the subject it was born to reduce. From the high-brow to the low, The Complete History of Comedy (abridged) covers comedy through the ages. 7:30 p.m. at Macey Center. $20 adults/$18 seniors/$10 youth/FREE to Tech students.

LGBT Support Group (Thu. 30 Oct, 2014 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

LGBT Support Group is a safe space for LGBT individuals to discuss LGBT-related topics and drink coffee. 8 p.m. in the first-floor conference room of Jones Annex. Contact quasar@nmt.edu for questions or more information.

Friday, October 31, 2014

Street Hockey (Fri. 31 Oct, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

The Street Hockey Club invites you to join us for some fast-paced, no-contact street hockey fun! Who? Anyone! Doesn't matter if you have never rollerbladed or played hockey before. What to bring? Just YOU! We have spare equipment! Where? Parking lot between Speare and MSEC. For more info contact Jeff at jlapierr@nmt.edu . 5 p.m. on Mondays and Fridays.

Association for Computing Machinery meeting (Fri. 31 Oct, 2014 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

The New Mexico Tech chapter of the Association for Computing Machines hosts Richard Stallman, Hon. Ph.D. and president of the Free Software Foundation. Stallman will give a one-hour non-technical talk on surveillance and society, titled "Should we have more surveillance than the USSR?" 6 p.m. in Workman 101, October 31.