showcases at State Capitol Feb. 10
people and programs will be celebrated at the New Mexico State
Capitol on Monday, Feb. 10 from 9 a.m to 5 p.m.
20 departments will be represented during UNM Day at the
State Capitol including the Manufacturing, Training and
Technology Center (MTTC), KNME TV, Continuing Education/Extended
University and various departments from UNMs Health Sciences
Center (HSC). Highlights will include interactive robotics,
HSCs Chip Mobil Simulator, Chemistry Departments
distance learning experiment and hands-on activities from UNMs
is an excellent opportunity to showcase just some of what is
so great about our University the exciting, the remarkable,
even the inspiring, said Susan Moczygemba-McKinsey, director
of University Communications/Marketing. We want people
to realize that what UNM does touches every part of New Mexico.
So well take our showcase right into the State Capitol
when it is at its busiest, and well reach not only the
Executive and the Legislature, but a lively gathering of New
Mexicans from around the state as well.
the number of exhibits, but they are just one element of the
event. A major contribution will come courtesy of the
students, faculty, staff and alumni who will be visiting each
of the legislative offices and talking to their hometown elected
officials about UNM, she said.
the most anticipated events during every legislative session
is the UNM Alumni Reception that honors the Legislature, she
said. We are fortunate that our UNM Day on February 10
will coincide with and benefit from this long-standing tradition,
Students of UNM and the Graduate Professional Student Association
will represent the UNM students.
featured that day include Athletics, Family Development Program,
College of Fine Arts, New Mexico Poison Center, Public Affairs,
Communications and Marketing, Science and Technology Corporation
@UNM in conjunction with Zia Laser Technologies, Long Term Ecological
Research (LTER), College of Nursing, Cancer Research and Treatment
Center, College of Pharmacy, Consumer Health Information for
the Public, and School of Medicine.