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Campus News
     
Your faculty and staff news since 1965
Current Issue: October 20, 2003
Volume 39, Number 7

In brief

Forum on 'Future of UNM' set for Oct. 30

A forum, “The Future of UNM” is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 30 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the SUB Ballroom. 

Co-sponsored by Faculty Senate, the UNM Staff Council, ASUNM and GPSA and moderated by Hugh Witemeyer, president of the UNM chapter of the American Association of University Professors, all staff, students, faculty and retirees are encouraged to attend.

At a recent Board of Regents meeting UNM President Louis Caldera expressed his support of the event and asked university departments to allow staff to attend, as they are able.

Give blood, get t-shirt at the SUB Oct. 29-30

ASUNM Community Experience and United Blood Services want your blood! The two are sponsoring a blood drive Oct. 29-30 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m in the New Mexico Student Union ballroom. 

“Just show up with a picture ID. You will receive a free t-shirt for donating. Students have shown up in force for this annual drive, but we really want faculty and staff to contribute this year. Please help out,” said Susan Corban, Student Activities Center assistant director.

Volunteer Fair is Oct. 21

More than 75 community organizations will converge on the UNM campus Tuesday, Oct. 21, for the third annual UNM Volunteer Fair. It will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Student Union ballroom.

“The Volunteer Fair provides a wonderful opportunity for staff and other members of the university community to get more information about various volunteer organizations,” said Provost Brian L. Foster. “It also is a way to promote and honor the importance of service to the greater community.”

The event is organized by the Provost’s Committee for Staff.

City Council forum organized by students

A City Council District 6 candidate forum focused on planning and economic development issues is set for Monday, Oct. 20, from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Woodward Hall 101.

Co-sponsored by UNM Planners Network and the Southwest Organizing Project (SWOP), the session will be moderated by Community and Regional Planning Professor Claudia Isaac.
District 6 candidates are Bob Anderson, Shane Canfield, Linda Doran, Martin Heinrich, Javier Martinez, Johanna Tighe and Donna Upson.