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Sun. 23 Mar, 2014 - Sat. 29 Mar, 2014

Sunday, March 23, 2014

There are no events on this day.

Monday, March 24, 2014

Health Insurance Information Session (Mon. 24 Mar, 2014 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

March 31 is the deadline for open enrollment into the Insurance Marketplace. Representatives from the N.M. Health Insurance Exchange and Centennial Care will be giving short presentations and will answer questions. The presentation is in two parts: Noon to 1 p.m. will be about Business (SHOP) and Individual NMHIX; 1 to 2 p.m. will be about Centennial Care and Student Health Insurance Options. Skeen Library 212.

Association for Computing Machinery meeting (Mon. 24 Mar, 2014 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Join the Tech student chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery, the premier professional society for computer scientists. Weekly meetings are at 8 p.m. Mondays in Cramer 101. Meetings include technical lectures and planning for events including programming competitions, outreach activities, game jams, and other items.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Career Cab (Tue. 25 Mar, 2014 9:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Hop on board the Career Cab for a ride to class while you ansewr career-related questions and win prizes!! 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. all over campus -- just look for the golf cart. 

Mechanical Engineering Seminar (Tue. 25 Mar, 2014 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Dr.L.Roy Xu of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at New Mexico State University will present the department seminar. His talk is titled "Dynamic Failure and Materials Design for Advanced Structures-From Naometer Measurements to Microsecond Observations." 2 p.m. in Cramer 124. 

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Women in STEM - from Lady Ada to Today (Wed. 26 Mar, 2014 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm)

The Women's Resource Center invites all students and faculty to join us in the Ananda Lounge (Jones Annex 218), on March 26, for two excellent presentations. First, Cheri Burch, the New Mexico STEM chair of the American Association of University Women, will speak about "Women in STEM" at 2 p.m. Then, Lady Ada (looking just a tad different than last year), Ms. Beatrix Potter, and Drs. McClintock and Goodall (plus Mr. Babbage) invite you to stay for afternoon tea and chat about the changes women have faced in the STEM fields over the last 150 years. Tea is served at 3:30 p.m.!

Do-it-yourself Bike Repair (Wed. 26 Mar, 2014 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

The New Mexico Tech Bicycle Club hosts a bike repair afternoon every Wednesday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Macey Center loading dock.. The club has tools for you to do your own repairs. Club members are on hand to offer advice.

Philosophy of Math and Science Seminar (Wed. 26 Mar, 2014 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

A weekly seminar and discussion group surrounding the philosophy of science and mathematics. Everyone is welcome to join in the Math Conference Room in Weir Hall.

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Department of Energy Listening Session (Thu. 27 Mar, 2014 9:00 am - 2:30 pm)

The New Mexico State Department of Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources has set a listening session in Socorro to solicit technical and science-based input on concerns related to energy development. Discussion topics will include Water Use, Induced Seismicity Associated with Water Injection, Hydrology Considerations, Interwell Communication and the Possibility of Fresh Water Contamination due to Hydraulic Fracturing, Stray Gas Emissions, Carbon Production and Sequestration, Advanced Nuclear Technology and Development of Small Modular Reactors, Public Health and Public Safety Issues, and Providing Information to Counties in the State. Following presentations from Tech professors about the topics above, the audience will be invited to ask questions. 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Fidel Center. 

Physics Department Seminar (Thu. 27 Mar, 2014 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Chuanxi Liu will present the Physics Department seminar. The talk is titled, "Northern Hemisphere mid-winter vortex-displacement and vortex-split stratospheric sudden warmings: Influence of the Madden-Julian Oscillation and Quasi-Biennial Oscillation."  4 p.m. in Workman 101.

Etiquette Dinner (Thu. 27 Mar, 2014 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm)

Students are invited to the annual Etiquette Dinner and Fashion Show to learn how to navigate a four-course meal, what to wear what not to wear. Door prizes will be available, and dinner, but limited spaces available. Presentation by Marty Apodaca, Career Development facilitator at UNM. Registration required -- either in person at Fidel 262 or online at http://www.nmt.edu/career-services.

Open Mic (Thu. 27 Mar, 2014 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Can you sing, can you play guitar, do you have some poems you want to share? This is the time to shine and show off your talent. The Student Activity Board is sponsoring an open mic event in the Fire and Ice Coffee Shop in the Fidel Center. Open to the Tech community. Coffee will be provided. 7 p.m.

Automotive Racing Club Meeting (Thu. 27 Mar, 2014 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

The New Mexico Tech Automotive Racing Club is a highly energized group of students that share a common interest in cars. Our members enjoy both working on and racing their cars. Feel free to join us in Workman 101 at 8 p.m. on Thursdays.

Friday, March 28, 2014

New Mexico Tech Biomaterials Workshop (Fri. 28 Mar, 2014 8:00 am - 4:00 pm)

The Graduate Student Association is hosting the first interdisciplinary workshop focused on biomaterials. The workshop will feature talks from scientists from universities and national laboratories. This is an excellent opportunity for interested students to learn from and converse with experts in the field of biomaterials. All students are welcome to attend. The event will be in the third-floor ballrooms of the Fidel Center.

8 a.m. -- Welcome and Overview, Dr. Van Romero, New Mexico Tech

8:15 a.m. Continuum Modeling of In Vitro Tissue Engineering, Andrew Krause, New Mexico Tech Graduate Student

9 a.m. -- Materials needs for Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology, Dr. Paul Calvert, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

9:45 a.m -- Break

10:15 a.m. -- Targeted Drug Delivery, Dr. Michaelann Tartis, New Mexico Tech

11:00 a.m. -- MS in Biotechnology at Texas Tech, Dr. Jatindra N. Tripathy, Texas Tech

11:45 a.m. -- Lunch

1p.m. -- Nanoinformatics, Big Data Meets Small Dimensions, Dr. Rebecca Reiss, New Mexico Tech

1:45 p.m. -- Soft, Biological and Composite Nanomaterials, Dr. Millicent A. Firestone, Los Alamos National Laboratory

2:30 p.m. -- Break

3 p.m. -- Protein Structure, Dynamics and Stability, Dr. Eva Chi , University of New Mexico

3:45 p.m. -- Discussion Session

Owl Bar Run (Fri. 28 Mar, 2014 3:00 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., 3 p.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. 

Guy Forsyth Band (Fri. 28 Mar, 2014 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

New Mexico Tech Performing Arts Series presents Guy Forsyth Band, featuring Texas blues-rockin’ songwriter, master of electric and slide guitar, harmonica, ukulele, and singing saw, with powerful vocals and engaging live shows. Tickets are $16 for adults, $14 for seniors, $8 for youth, and free for New Mexico Tech Students. 7:30 p.m. at Macey Center. For more information visit http://www.nmtpas.org

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Chess Tournament (Sat. 29 Mar, 2014 9:00 am - 5:00 pm)

New Mexico Tech's first Chess Tournament will offer competition for both rated and unrated players. Prizes will be awarded. No entry fee for unrated (casual) players. Registration is free to all players through March 24 so pre-register now! Registration March 25 to 28 is $10. Registration on the day of the event is $15. The New Mexico Chess Organization will be running the rated section of the tournament and will have information posted at www.nmchess.org. 9 a.m. in the Fidel Center.

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