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Current Issue: August 25, 2003
Volume 39, Number 3

Welcome event features food, fun

A week of fun-filled activities is planned to celebrate a new school year. Welcome Back Days will take place Sunday, Aug. 24 to Friday, Aug. 29, with plenty of free food, live entertainment and information about the university.

“UNM’s anticipation of potential record enrollment for the new freshmen and overall main campus enrollment presents unique challenges,” UNM Dean of Students Randy Boeglin said. “We should be mindful that as staff members, we help define what UNM is to the students.”

Events include:

Monday, Aug. 25: UNM Ice Cream Social - Free ice cream served by university VIP’s to students, faculty and staff.

Tuesday, Aug. 26: Safety, Health and Wellness Day - Free massages, a climbing wall, healthy food alternatives and information from the Safety Health, Wellness and Recreation departments at the duck pond from noon to 1 p.m. Check out the Vertical Horizon Concert in the SUB Ballroom, 7 p.m. Get tickets at www.tickets.com outlets and the UNM Bookstore ticket office.

Wednesday, Aug. 27: Women’s and Cultural Day - Information about UNM’s ethnic, cultural and women’s center programs and departments. Enjoy free green chili stew and Pepsi along with live music throughout the day at the duck pond.

Thursday, Aug. 28: Student Organization Day - Student leaders will share information about the more than 340 student organizations on campus. Enjoy free pizza, Pepsi and live music at the Duck Pond from noon to 1 p.m. Something Corporate will be in concert at the SUB Ballroom at 7 p.m. Get tickets at www.tickets.com outlets and the UNM Bookstore ticket office.

Thursday, Aug. 28: Welcome Back Day at North Campus - UNM Alumni will serve free hotdogs and Pepsi in the Nursing and Pharmacy Building courtyard from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 29: Community Service and Employment Day - UNM staff and community organizations will offer job and volunteer information. UNM Alumni will serve free hot dogs and Pepsi from noon to 1 p.m.

Monday - Thursday: Welcome Back Nights - Will run daily from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the duck pond for quick snacks and information for non-traditional and commuter students.