Rights leader Morris Dees speaks
leader Morris Dees, co-founder and chief trial counsel of the
Southern Poverty Law Center, will speak at Woodward Hall Wednesday,
Nov. 6, from 7 to 9 p.m.
will be broadcast live on TalNet, KNME-TVs Teach and Learn
Cable Channel 28.
than 20 years, Dees has fought domestic terrorism, sued hate
groups and educated students about respecting differences and
the consequences of discrimination.
for the event are $10 for adults, $5 for students and are available
through Tickets.com at 1-800-905-3315, or the UNM bookstore
call the New Mexico Foundation for Human Rights Projects at
for the Gerald W. May Staff Recognition Awards are due Friday,
forms have been sent via campus mail.
will be honored during an awards ceremony Tuesday, Dec. 10,
from 3-4:30 p.m. at University House.
faculty and students may nominate non-faculty, permanent and
current UNM employees with a minimum of three years of service
for the award. Criteria include exceptional service and positive,
effective representation of UNM.
call Theresa Everling, 272-4155
Ph.D, of Santa Clara Pueblo, is the new director of Native American
Studies (NAS). He is an associate professor with NAS and the
UNM College of Education.
forefront of a teaching movement that encourages students to
be creative and productive within their social and cultural
contexts, Cajetes research also focuses on holistic ways
that indigenous cultures sustain and preserve natural environments.
He is also known for his design of integrated curriculums.
Cajete will sculpt curriculum in a quest to create a bachelors
degree program in Native American Studies.
American Student Day planned
American high school students will learn the ins and outs of
higher education at African American Student Day Wednesday,
Nov. 6, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Keller Hall, Center for
The event is hosted by UNMs Office of Recruitment Services,
African American Student Services and student organizations.
sessions will cover the admissions process, scholarships, financial
aid, tutoring and student life. Academic department representatives
will be on hand.
international work to be honored
of International Programs and Studies is seeking nominations
for the UNM International Excellence Awards.
faculty, staff or students, submit a letter of nomination and
copy of the nominees resume to the Office of International
Programs and Studies in Mesa Vista Hall, rm. 2111 by Friday
a free KUNM 89.9 FM live performance and recording of INET Radio,
Bruce Kings radio play addressing cultural trends affected
by Native traditions, at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center Tuesday,
Dec. 10 at 7 p.m.
call is Nov. 2. Call 277-3027.
past presidents present at Zimmerman
is right to look back at some of UNMs former leaders.
To that end, Open Doors presents Crossroads in UNM History:
Presidential Voices and Visions on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2-4
p.m. in the west wing of Zimmerman Library.
is an opportune time to discuss leadership and the qualities
of an effective leader, says Carolyn Mountain, manager,
Division of Iberian and Latin American Resources and Services
(DILARES), and co-coordinator of the Open Doors series with
Teresa Marquez, Center for Southwest Research librarian.
Presidents Tom Farer, Bud Davis, Ferrel Heady, John Perovich
and Richard Peck will each have a chance to respond to three
questions and then the floor will be opened up to the audience
speaks at NMEH 30th year gala
Mexico Endowment for the Humanities will hold its 30th Anniversary
Celebration Friday, Nov. 1, at the KiMo Theatre.
N. Scott Momaday is the featured speaker. He won the Pulitzer
Prize for the novel House Made of Dawn and has received
numerous other awards.
is free, but a ticket is required. Call 277-3705.