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Sun. 4 Nov, 2012 - Sat. 10 Nov, 2012

Sunday, November 04, 2012

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Monday, November 05, 2012

Physics Dissertation Defense (Mon. 5 Nov, 2012 10:00 am - 11:00 am)

Luke Schmidt, doctoral candidate in physics, will defend his thesis, titled "Aperture Masking at Optical Wavelengths." Schmidt's dissertation describes the conception, design, construction and first light observations of AMASING (Aperture Masking And Speckle ImagiNG), a self contained optical aperture masking interferometer designed for the Magdalena Ridge Observatory 2.4m telescope. All are welcome at 10 a.m. Monday, November 5, in the CITL classroom in Speare Hall.

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (Mon. 5 Nov, 2012 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The campus chapter of ASME meets at 7 p.m. in Weir Hall.  All are welcome to join.

INBRE/Biology Seminar (Mon. 5 Nov, 2012 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Dr. Elliott J. Stollar, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry at Eastern New Mexico University, will speak on his research: "Dynamic Engagement Within SH3 Domain: Peptide Complexes." Noon MSEC 105.

GSA Meeting (Mon. 5 Nov, 2012 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

The Graduate Student Association will have its regular meeting Monday, November 5 at 1 p.m. in the Tripp Room of the Skeen Library (Library 212). Lunch will be served.

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

Mechanical Engineering Seminar (Tue. 6 Nov, 2012 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Dr. Yu-Lin Shen, professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of New Mexico will present the seminar in Mechanical Engineering, discussing "Deformation and Damage in Multilayer Thin Films." 2 p.m. in Cramer 124.

TCC design roundtable (Tue. 6 Nov, 2012 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm)

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

SWE General Meeting (Tue. 6 Nov, 2012 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The Society of Women Engineers meets on the first and third Tuesdays of the month at 7 p.m. in Weir 102.

Python 01 (Tue. 6 Nov, 2012 11:00 pm - Wed. 7 Nov, 2012 12:00 am)

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

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

TCC design roundtable (Wed. 7 Nov, 2012 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

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

Python 02 (Wed. 7 Nov, 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.

Etiquette Dinner & Fashion Show (Wed. 7 Nov, 2012 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm)

Less Jersey Shore, More Buckingham Palace! Learn how to navigate a four-course business meal at the Etiquette Dinner in the Fidel Ballroom from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Seating is limited, and preregistration is required. Sign up at or in Career Services.

St. Patrick's Catholic Newman Center (Wed. 7 Nov, 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. 7 Nov, 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.

Thursday, November 08, 2012

TCC design roundtable (Thu. 8 Nov, 2012 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Free-form software design clinic offered by the Tech Computer Center. Today's topic is extracting data from Web pages with Beautiful Soup. 4 p.m. in Speare 116

Alpha Sigma Kappa Spaghetti Dinner (Thu. 8 Nov, 2012 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm)

The Alpha Sigma Kappa sorority is hosting a fund-raising spaghetti dinner at the DAV Hall on 200 Fifth Street. 4 to 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 before hand or $8 at the door. Contact an ASK member to purchase a ticket

Auto Racing Club Meeting (Thu. 8 Nov, 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. 8 Nov, 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, November 09, 2012

NMT Chemistry Symposium (Fri. 9 Nov, 2012 8:00 am - 8:00 pm)

The New Mexico Chemistry Symposium is an annual meeting of chemists at New Mexico Tech. The event includes talks by notable scientists around a theme. The Symposium is also a venue for undergraduate and graduate students in chemistry and related fields to present their research. For undergraduates interested in graduate school, the event provides a venue to learn about the graduate degree programs in Chemistry at New Mexico Tech and to discuss specific opportunities with our faculty. Breakfast starts at 7 a.m. Talks in the morning, followed by lunch, tours and a poster session in the afternoon. Awards banquet and keynote talk in the evening. All events (except tours) will be in the third floor ballrooms of the Fidel Center.

Verge Fund Speaker Series (Fri. 9 Nov, 2012 11:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Mark McCausland is the guest speaker for the Verge Fund Speaker Series, which is a partnership between New Mexico Tech and the Verge Fund. McCausland joined Ultramain as a partner in 1984 and later took over as president and CEO. The firm makes maintenance and logistics software to monitor and plan for the upkeep and repair of vehicles, facilities and assets and sells to maritime and ground transport operators, but its biggest customers are in the aviation industry. 11 a.m. in MSEC 105.

NRAO Colloquium (Fri. 9 Nov, 2012 11:00 am - 12:00 pm)

John Bally of the University of Colorado at Boulder is the guest speaker for the NRAO Colloquium. Bally will present “Stellar Feedback and the Ecology of the Galactic ISM.” He will discuss how large-scale surveys of the Milky Way complemented by high-resolution studies of small fields are revolutionizing the understanding of the Galactic Interstellar Medium (ISM) and star formation. He will describe the feedback ladder a chain of increasingly powerful mechanisms that may be responsible for the Galactic ecology. All NRAO employees are invited to attend via video. Hosted by Miller Goss. 11 a.m. in the Domenici Science Operation Center.

Presidents Dance (Fri. 9 Nov, 2012 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm)

The annual President's Dance will begin at 7 p.m. at Macey Center.

Saturday, November 10, 2012

ACUI Billiards Local Qualifier (Sat. 10 Nov, 2012 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm)

The Billy Aards Club is organizing the local qualifying tournament for the national ACUI collegiate 9-ball tournament. Qualifiers will advance to the regional competition, with a chance to go to nationals. In the game room in the Fidel Center

Rocky Horror Picture Show (Sat. 10 Nov, 2012 11:00 pm - Sun. 11 Nov, 2012 3:00 am)

The Rocky Horror Picture Show will play at the SAC at 11 p.m.. Bring canned food to donate to the homeless shelter. Featuring returning "celebrity" emcee Billy Gaberina!

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