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Current Issue: January 21, 2003
Volume 38, Number 12

In brief

Policy Office issues vendor, travel revisions

The UNM Policy Office recently issued revisions to the Outdoor Vendor Policy 2160 and Exhibit C of the Travel Policy which provides per diem amounts for high costs destinations. Recent changes made by the Internal Revenue Service result in increased per diem rates for 191 destinations and the removal of thirteen destinations from those that qualify as high cost destinations under the travel policy. The changes are effective Jan 21.

MLK commemorative service to be held Jan. 24

African American Studies (AAS) will hold a commemorative service in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Friday, Jan. 24, from noon to 1 p.m. at the Alumni Chapel.

A birthday celebration will follow at AAS, Mesa Vista Hall, rm. 4023.

For information, call 277-5644.

Broken pipe closes Redondo Drive

Work to repair a broken water pipe that crosses Redondo Drive between the UNM Bookstore and Center for the Arts will keep that section of Redondo Drive closed for several weeks.

Campus visitors and patrons of Popejoy Hall and other UNM Center for the Arts venues-as well as UNM faculty, staff and students-are asked to plan their trips to UNM and their routes around campus.

Provost's Awards nominations due Feb. 14

Nominations for the UNM Provost’s 2003 Outstanding Staff Awards are due Friday, Feb. 14, to the UNM Committee on Staff Assessment and Development.

To nominate a permanent, current, non-faculty member of the staff, complete the form and include a description of the nominee’s job, service and initiative. A workgroup, such as an office, department, division or section, is also eligible.

Nominations should be sent to Provost’s Staff Awards, Susan Quintana, College of Pharmacy, MSC09 5360.

Space forum set

“Expanding the Frontiers of Space” is the theme for the 20th annual UNM Institute for Space and Nuclear Power Studies (ISNPS) Space Technology and Applications International Forum (STAIF-2003) set for Sunday-Wednesday, Feb. 2-5, at the Albuquerque Hyatt Regency Hotel.

Questions concerning the forum can be directed to (505) 277-0446.

Lamadrid to be honored by UNM General Library

The UNM General Library honors Professor Enrique Lamadrid, Spanish and Portuguese, as the 2003 Faculty Acknowledgement Recipient from the College of Arts and Sciences, on Thursday, Jan. 23 from 3-4 p.m. in the Willard Reading Room in Zimmerman Library.

Lamadrid, a New Mexico native, will present, “Tormentos del Coyote: Hybridity, Essentialism, and the Perils of Inter-Cultural Work.”

The event is free and open to the public.