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Sun. 6 Oct, 2013 - Sat. 12 Oct, 2013

Sunday, October 06, 2013

Rugby (Sun. 6 Oct, 2013 9:00 am - 5:00 pm)

The Pygmies and Queens rugby teams will travel to Flagstaff, Ariz., for the Northern Arizona 10s tourney. The teams will compete on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 5 and 6.

Monday, October 07, 2013

INBRE/Biology Seminar (Mon. 7 Oct, 2013 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

NMT Biology and NM-INBRE present Dr. Douglas C. Woodhams of the University of Colorado at Boulder, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. His talk will be "Ecology and Evolution on Amphibian Skin: Responding to Disease Emergence with Microbial Therapy." Hosted by Dr. Jamie Voyles. 4 p.m. in MSEC 105.

Air Rifle (Mon. 7 Oct, 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. 7 Oct, 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.

Tuesday, October 08, 2013

Mechanical Engineering Seminar (Tue. 8 Oct, 2013 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Dr. Hartono (Anton) Sumali of Sandia National Laboratory is the guest speaker fot the Mechanical Engineering Department faculty/graduate seminar. He will present" A MEMS Sensor Array for Biomedical Applications." 2 p.m. in Cramer 124.

Pat Miller Student Investment Club (Tue. 8 Oct, 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.

FE Exam Review - Fluid Mechanics (Tue. 8 Oct, 2013 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

The campus chapter of Tau Beta Pi, the engineering honor society, is organizing study sessions for this semester's Fundamentals of Engineering exam.
Dr. Michael Hargather of the Mechanical Engineering Department will lead the session on fluid mechanics at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Weir 102
Participants are invited to come with specific questions for the professors. Tau Beta Pi organizers encourage students to be as prepared as possible before the reviews in order to maximize the effectiveness of the review sessions.
The FE Exam will be all day Saturday, Oct. 26, in the West Gym. This is the only FE Exam to be offered in Socorro this semester.

Wednesday, October 09, 2013

Bike Repair Wednesday (Wed. 9 Oct, 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. 9 Oct, 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/.

FE Exam Review - Circuits (Wed. 9 Oct, 2013 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

The campus chapter of Tau Beta Pi, the engineering honor society, is organizing study sessions for this semester's Fundamentals of Engineering exam.
Dr. Kevin Wedeward of the Electrical Engineering Department will lead the session on circuits at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Weir 102.
These sessions are open to students and recent graduates who are going to take the FE Exam. Participants are invited to come with specific questions for the professors. Tau Beta Pi organizers encourage students to be as prepared as possible before the reviews in order to maximize the effectiveness of the review sessions.
The FE Exam will be all day Saturday, Oct. 26, in the West Gym. This is the only FE Exam to be offered in Socorro this semester.

InterVarsity Large Group (Wed. 9 Oct, 2013 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm)

Join the InterVarsity Christian Fellowship in the SAC at 8:30 every Wednesday for large group!  Come and see old friends and meet new ones while learning about staying true to your faith in college. Invite your friends!

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Earth Science Seminar (Thu. 10 Oct, 2013 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Dr. Nelia Dunbar, of the Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, will present the Earth Science Seminar. She will present "An Integrated Record of Explosive Volcanism in Antarctica: Blue Ice and Ice Cores." Hosted by Daniel Koning and Logan Robert. Sponsored by the Earth and Environmental Science Department. 4 p.m. in MSEC 101.

Physics Seminar (Thu. 10 Oct, 2013 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Michael Stock, graduate student in the Physics Department, will present the department seminar. His talk is titled, "Interferometric Observations of Intra-cloud Lightning." A state of the art lightning interferometer system at Langmuir Laboratory uses very wide bandwidth measurements to provide exceptional resolution and sensitivity to processes that comprise each flash. The added sensitivity allows the detailed study of features of lightning flashes which were difficult or impossible to study before. 4 p.m. in Workman 101.

FE Exam Review - Statics (Thu. 10 Oct, 2013 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

The campus chapter of Tau Beta Pi, the engineering honor society, is organizing study sessions for this semester's Fundamentals of Engineering exam.
Dr. David Burleigh of the Materials Engineering Department will lead the session on statics at 7 p.m. Thursday in Weir 102.
These sessions are open to students and recent graduates who are going to take the FE Exam. Participants are invited to come with specific questions for the professors. Tau Beta Pi organizers encourage students to be as prepared as possible before the reviews in order to maximize the effectiveness of the review sessions.
The FE Exam will be all day Saturday, Oct. 26, in the West Gym. This is the only FE Exam to be offered in Socorro this semester.

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

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

Waffles (Thu. 10 Oct, 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, October 11, 2013

Verge Fund Speaker Series (Fri. 11 Oct, 2013 11:00 am)

Peter Athertion, Senior Manager of Industry Partnerships at Sandia National Laboratories is the guest speaker for the Verge Fund Speaker Series. He will present "Issues in Technology Commercialization" at 11 a.m. in MSEC 103. Everyone is welcome! 

Street Hockey (Fri. 11 Oct, 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, October 12, 2013

Critical Reading Workshop for Grad Students (Sat. 12 Oct, 2013 7:30 am - 5:00 pm)

Graduate students can participate in a learning critical reading skills workshop needed for all levels of professional work. The workshop will be at the Sevilleta Wildlife station 20 minutes north of Socorro from 7:30 a.m. (when vans leave) to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct 12. Transportation, food and materials will all be provided to all participants – limited to 50 due to size of the facility. 
To sign up, send email to: reading@kestrel.nmt.edu and include your name, dept, email address, special food requirements and MS/PhD status. For more information, talk to organizers listed on the website:  http://physics.nmt.edu/~reading. Registration is required and is open until 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct 10. 
This event is co-sponsored by the Office of Graduate Studies and the PPOHA team, a federal grant administered by the Office of Academic Affairs.

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