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Sun. 16 Nov, 2014 - Sat. 22 Nov, 2014

Sunday, November 16, 2014

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Monday, November 17, 2014

Faculty Workshop: Teamwork in STEM Courses 1 (Mon. 17 Nov, 2014 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

Marie Paretti and Holly Matusovich, of the Virginia Tech Department of Engineering Education will present a special workshop "Teamwork in STEM Courses." Come explore resources and techniques to effectively and efficiently integrate teaming skills in your course. During this hands-on session, we will share data about Tech students' beliefs about teamwork to ground our discussion. We'll then discuss and practice strategies for forming teams, teaching teamwork skills, and evaluating team activities. No previous experience with teamwork pedagogies is necessary. 9 to 11 a.m. in Speare 113 (CITL)

Research Coffee Hour (Mon. 17 Nov, 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

Faculty Workshop: Teamwork in STEM Courses 2 (Mon. 17 Nov, 2014 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

Presented by Marie Paretti and Holly Matusovich of the Virginia Tech Department of Engineering Education will present a special faculty workshop titled, "Teamwork in STEM Courses." Come explore resources and techniques to effectively and efficiently integrate teaming skills into your course. During this hands-on session, we will share data about NMT students' beliefs about teamwork to ground our discussion. We'll then discuss and practice strategies for forming teams, teaching teamwork skills, and evaluating team activities. No previous experience with teamwork pedagogies is necessary. 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Tripp Room of the Skeen Library (room 212).

Psychology Faculty Candidate (Mon. 17 Nov, 2014 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Psychology and Biology departments welcome neuroscience faculty candidate Dr. Tafetta Elliott of Columbia University Department of Biological Sciences in New York, N.Y. Her seminar will be "Timbre and Speech Perception." 4 p.m. in MSEC 105.

Street Hockey (Mon. 17 Nov, 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. 17 Nov, 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

Chamber Music Concert (Mon. 17 Nov, 2014 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

Willy Sucre (viola) will be joined by Kryzystof Zimowski and Carol Swift Matton on violins, and James Holland on cello. The quartet will perform Five Pieces for String Quartet by Erwin Schulhoff and String Quartet No. 1 Op. 51 in C minor by Johannes Brahms. 7:30 p.m. at Macey Center. Free to all.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

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

Jim Henz will present "The Typical Work Day for an Engineer in the Workplace & How That Work Day is Rapidly Changing." 2 p.m. in Cramer 124

Fine Arts Show and Sale (Tue. 18 Nov, 2014 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Come to the Show!  Refreshments! Beautiful artwork, just in time for Christmas shopping! Come one, Come all! 4 p.m. at the Fine Arts Center

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Bicycle Repair (Wed. 19 Nov, 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).

State Department Information Session (Wed. 19 Nov, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

The U.S. Department of State will be Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. for information sessions. They are looking for interns and full-time positions in all fields of study. They will be holding the sessions in MSEC 103. All students are welcome to attend.

HACU Presentation (Wed. 19 Nov, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Jorge Burwick is a representative of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU). Burwick will speak about internships, scholarships and other opportunities provided by HACU. All are welcome.  6 to 8 p.m. in Weir 102.

SAB meeting (Wed. 19 Nov, 2014 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm)

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

Thursday, November 20, 2014

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

Dr. Alicia Cruz-Uribe from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute will present "The Universe is not at Equilibrium."  Dr. Cruz-Uribe is a candidate for the position of assistant professor in geochemistry.  4 p.m. in MSEC 101.

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

Dr. Harald Edens of New Mexico Tech will present the Physics Department seminar. His talk is titled, "The Discovery of the Quinary Rainbow." After decades of searching by atmospheric-optics enthusiasts, the natural fifth-order (quinary) rainbow was finally photographed on 8 August 2012 at Langmuir Laboratory in the Magdalena Mountains. The fifth-order rainbow appears as a broad green hue bordered by blue-violet, situated between the primary and secondary rainbows in a dark region of sky known as Alexander's dark band.Its red color band is overlapped by that of the secondary rainbow. This presentation gives an overview of the observations to date of the fifth-order rainbow, placing it in context with other recently discovered higher-order (tertiary and quaternary) rainbows, and rainbow physics.  4 p.m. in Workman 101.

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

Dr. Alicia Cruz-Uribe is a faculty candidate for a geochemistry position in the Earth and Environmental Science Department. She will present The Universe is not at Equilibrium" at 4 p.m. in MSEC 101.

 

LGBT Support Group (Thu. 20 Nov, 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, November 21, 2014

NRAO Colloquium (Fri. 21 Nov, 2014 11:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Dr. Thomas Pannuti of Morehead State University will present the weekly NRAO-NM colloquium. He will present, "Multi-Wavelength Observations of Mixed-Morphology Galactic Supernova Remnants." 11 a.m. in the auditorium of the Domenici Science Operation Center (NRAO).

Computer Science Distinguished Speaker Series (Fri. 21 Nov, 2014 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

Dr. Hal Berghel, Professor of Computer Science at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, is the guest for the Computer Science Distinguished Speaker Series. George Orwell and Aldous Huxley are frequently mentioned in the context of the recent spate of surveillance leaks from the NSA. While both Orwell and Huxley feared big government and big controls, they feared it for different reasons.This difference will set the tone for this talk.Dr. Berghel will begin with the history of the U.S. involvement in surveillance, from the early analog days to the latest digital technologies. He will explain the motivations, technologies and civil libertarian consequences of some noteworthy surveillance programs like Echelon, Carnivore, Narusinsight, Magic Lantern, ThinThread, Trailblazer, Stellar Wind/Ragtime, and TAO (Tailored Access Operations) to name but a few. Berghel will also cover corporate surveillance by high tech companies and cyber intelligence mercenaries.  1 p.m. Friday,Nov. 21, at Fidel Center Ballroom C

Regents Meeting (Fri. 21 Nov, 2014 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm)

The New Mexico Tech Board of Regents will meet in regular session at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21, at a location to be determined. 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.

Street Hockey (Fri. 21 Nov, 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.

Concert Series: Guitar Virtuosos (Fri. 21 Nov, 2014 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

Featuring six virtuoso guitarists from four countries—Japan, Canada, Belgium, and US—the California Guitar Trio and Montreal Guitar Trio fuse over 40 years of combined performing experience into one unique six-by-6-string phenomenon. 7:30 p.m. at Macey Center. $20 adults/$18 seniors/$10 youth/FREE to Tech students.  Click here to read about the show.

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Chamber Choir Recital (Sat. 22 Nov, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

The Tech Music Performance Program is presenting a series of concerts. The Chamber Choir will perform at 2 p.m. in Recital Hall of the Jean Macey Annex. 

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