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Sun. 30 Sep, 2012 - Sat. 6 Oct, 2012

Sunday, September 30, 2012

Billy Aards Cut-Throat Tourney (Sun. 30 Sep, 2012 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

The cut-throat tourney will be in the game room in Fidel Center, hosted by the Billy Aards Club. The schedule for cash prizes is on the Billy Aardd's Club web-site at http://infohost.nmt.edu/~billiard/tournaments/index.html. Open to students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

Monday, October 01, 2012

Billiards Tourney Kickoff (Mon. 1 Oct, 2012 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

The Billy Aards Club kicks off its fall campus tournaments in 7-ball, 8-ball and 9-ball. Three divisions are being offered: "A", B", and "C". All competition will be in the Game Room in the Fidel Center.

Tuesday, October 02, 2012

TCC design roundtable (Tue. 2 Oct, 2012 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Free-form software design clinic offered by the Tech Computer Center. 4 p.m. in Speare 116

Functional Cafe (Tue. 2 Oct, 2012 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

Enough with the imperative languages! Let's get together to talk about functional programming: using, Lisp, Haskell, Erlang and others. For people interested in playing with functional languages, or drop by to see what the fuss is all about at 'M' Mountain Cafe on the plaza.

SWE General Meeting (Tue. 2 Oct, 2012 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The Society of Women Engineers will meet at 7 p.m. in Weir 102. All students are welcome to attend.

Python 01 (Tue. 2 Oct, 2012 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm)

Free, non-credit class in programming in the Python language.  4 p.m. in Speare 15.

Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Mechanical Engineering Seminar (Wed. 3 Oct, 2012 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Dr. Nikolai Kalugin, associate professor of Materials Engineering will present "Graphene Properties and Devices." 2 p.m. in Cramer 124.

Python 02 (Wed. 3 Oct, 2012 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm)

Free non-credit class on programming in the Python language offered by the Tech Computer Center.  5:30 p.m. in Speare 116.

St. Patrick's Catholic Newman Center (Wed. 3 Oct, 2012 7:00 pm - 8:00 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 Christian Fellowship (Wed. 3 Oct, 2012 8:45 pm - 10:15 pm)

InterVarsity, or IV, is an interdenominational Christian ministry and fellowship led by students and geared toward evangelism in a campus environment. Our vision is to see students and faculty transformed, campuses renewed, and world changers developed. Intervarsity is a place of community and fellowship, worship and Bible study, and a place to make a difference on this campus and in this world. All are welcome. 8:45 p.m. in the SAC.

SAB Loma Movie Night (Wed. 3 Oct, 2012 9:15 pm)

The SAB is sponsoring Loma Movie Night. Free for students with a Tech ID. 

TCC design roundtable (Wed. 3 Oct, 2012 11:30 pm - Thu. 4 Oct, 2012 12:30 am)

Free-form software design clinic offered by the Tech Computer Center. 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 04, 2012

TCC design roundtable (Wed. 3 Oct, 2012 11:30 pm - Thu. 4 Oct, 2012 12:30 am)

Free-form software design clinic offered by the Tech Computer Center. 5:30 p.m.

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

R.T. James McAteer, of NMSU, will present “The Science of Solar Storms, Space Weather, and the Trillion Dollar” as the Physics Department seminar. 4 p.m. in Workman 101

Engineers Without Borders (Thu. 4 Oct, 2012 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

The campus chapter of Engineers Without Borders meets on Thursdays at 6 p.m. in Jones Annex 108.

Auto Racing Club Meeting (Thu. 4 Oct, 2012 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

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

Swing Dance (Thu. 4 Oct, 2012 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm)

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

Friday, October 05, 2012

Owl Bar Run (Fri. 5 Oct, 2012 8:00 am)

Enjoy the breath taking views and the beautiful fall 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 6 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. 

Verge Fund Speaker Series (Fri. 5 Oct, 2012 11:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Tom Stephenson is an investor and co-founder of the Verge Fund, which sponsors the Verge Fund Speaker Series at New Mexico Tech. He was previously a General Partner of various funds under Murphree Venture Partners and Director of Education and Research for the Austin Technology Incubator (ATI), a world-recognized leader in fostering the development of high-technology start-up companies. Tom represents Verge Fund on several boards and is active in several non-profit organizations. He earned his M.B.A. in Information Management and Technology Transfer from the University of Texas at Austin. 11 a.m. in MSEC 105.

Chemistry Graduate Seminar (Fri. 5 Oct, 2012 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Daniel Leonard, master's student at Tech, will present "Photochemical Reduction of CO2 to Methanol Using Dye-Doped ZnS Nanoparticles."  Noon in Cramer Hall.

Functional Cafe (Fri. 5 Oct, 2012 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

Enough with the imperative languages! Let's get together to talk about functional programming: using, Lisp, Haskell, Erlang and others. For people interested in playing with functional languages, or drop by to see what the fuss is all about at 'M' Mountain Cafe on the plaza.

The Dunwells (Fri. 5 Oct, 2012 7:30 pm)

This up-and-coming British pop, folk, bluesy harmonizing rock band will perform at Macey Center. Free for Tech students. General Admission: $16/Adult; $14/Senior; $8/Youth. 7:30 p.m. at Macey Center.

Hailstorm Day (Fri. 5 Oct, 2012 8:30 pm - 8:31 pm)

Anniversary of the Great Socorro Hailstorm of 2004.

Saturday, October 06, 2012

Regional Magnetic Resonance Meeting (Sat. 6 Oct, 2012 9:00 am - 3:00 pm)

The 61st regional magnetic resonance meeting will be on the Tech campus Saturday, Oct. 6. All talks held in MSEC 101. Some general interest talks include the following:

  • 9:05-9:30 "The Zeeman Effect: A Unique Probe of Star Formation." Dr. Emmanuel Momjian (NRAO).
  • 9:35-10:50 "NMR Provides New Insights Into How The Influenza Virus Enters Its Host." Dr. Ad Bax (Laboratory of Chemical Physics, National Institutes of Health.
  • 11:30-11:50 "Magnetic Isotope Effect and the Activation of Drug Action." Dr. Graham Timmins (College of Pharmacy, University of New Mexico).
  • 2:05-3:20 "NMR and MRI Methods for Elucidating the Structure of Spider Silks In- & Ex-Vivo." Dr. Jeffery Yarger (Professor of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Physics; Director - Magnetic Resonance Research Center, Arizona State University).
  • 3:55-4:20 "Four Years in Exile." Dr. Tanja Pietraß (Deputy Division Director, National Science Foundation).

For a complete schedule and/or other information, contact Larry Werbelow, Office of Independent Study, Speare 109 or email, werbelow@nmt.edu.

First Saturday Star Party (Sat. 6 Oct, 2012 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.

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