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Current Issue: March 31, 2003
Volume 38, Number 16

In Brief

Law School presents gender conference

The School of Law Women’s Law Caucus will present a conference exploring the topic: “A Gender Neutral Legal Society: fact or fiction?” Saturday, April 5 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the UNM School of Law, 1117 Stanford NE.

Expert speakers will address gender issues arising in tort, business, criminal, immigration and employment law.

The UNM Feminist Research Institute and UNM Women’s Resource Center are co-sponsoring to provide free entry for the first 30 UNM students, staff and faculty who register. The event is $20 thereafter for the UNM community and public. Cost is $25 with CLE credits.
State Supreme Court Justice Pamela B. Minzner will talk. Bernalillo County District Attorney Kari Brandenburg will co-lead a session.

The Justice Mary Walter’s Award reception will be held from 4-6 p.m. to honor Chief Justice Petra Maes and Attorney General Patricia Madrid. School of Law Dean Suellyn Scarnecchia will also be introduced and honored.

PAD Web site links to war-related resources

The UNM Public Affairs Department has created a new Web site to provide information about campus issues related to the Iraq war.

Click on www. unm.edu and look for the link UNM in Time of War.
Resources include a guide to UNM counseling centers, pertinent UNM policies and professional advice on how to teach during turbulent times.

SW climate change conference is April 11-13

The Center for the Southwest hosts its second annual conference, “Heating Up: Coming to Terms with Climate Change in the Southwest,” April 11-13, in Albuquerque.

Scientists, writers, historians, resource law experts, activists and political leaders will discuss the science and social implications of climate change in the Southwest.

All events are free and open to the public. Call the Center for the Southwest at 277-7688.

Fall parking permits on sale online for students

UNM students purchasing 2003-04 commuter permits online at www.unm.edu/parking from Monday, March 31, through Sunday, April 6, will be automatically entered to win a refund for their permit. The drawing is April 7.

Commuter students buying permits online may also pay for their permits by charging to their Bursar’s account.