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Campus News
     
Your faculty and staff news since 1965
Current Issue: November 25, 2002
Volume 38, Number 10

Briefs

Student Affairs seeks faculty interns

Student Affairs is looking for two faculty interns to work for a year with the vice president for Student Affairs.

Faculty interns have the opportunity to enhance leadership skills through direct experience in project and program management and development.

Interns receive $2,500 in four installments as compensation for extra duties.

Under the guidance of Vice President Eliseo “Cheo” Torres and other mentors, the faculty remain in their current positions while interning.

Previously, interns have worked on summer bridge programs for low-income and under-represented student groups, college prep, concurrent high school and college prep, gifted and talented, freshman summer programs and more.

Interested faculty can contact the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs, 123 Scholes Hall. Deadline for the application is Dec. 13.

Call 277-0952.

Popejoy hosts holiday classic Nutcracker

The New Mexico Ballet Company and the New Mexico Symphony Orchestra will combine creative forces to produce their 13th production of The Nutcracker Ballet in conjunction with Popejoy Hall.

The ballet opens Nov. 29 at 7:30 p.m. Other performances are Nov. 30 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Dec. 1 at 2 p.m., and 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 3.

Under the leadership of Artistic Director Patricia Dickinson, the New Mexico Ballet’s Nutcracker has become the pre-eminent holiday attraction in the state. Filled with the traditional elements that has made the ballet an international favorite, the ballet includes such well-known music as the delightful “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairies,” “Battle of the Toy Soldiers,” “Waltz of the Flowers” and others.

Tickets are $27, $24 and $22 and $22, $17 and $13 for children 12 and under. Patrons may purchase tickets through tickets.com online or by calling (800) 905-3315. Tickets are also sold at UNM Ticket Offices.

Ecologist to lecture

Native American Studies (NAS) will host a visit from Raymond Pierotti, Ph.D., professor in the University of Kansas Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, on Monday, Nov. 25.

Pierotti will present from 10 a.m. to noon at NAS, Mesa Vista Hall, rm. 3080, and from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Biology Department, rm.100.

An open discussion will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. in Biology, rm. 139.

Call 277-3917.