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Current Issue:  June 3, 2002
Volume 37, Number 21

Tours highlight best of campus

Southwestern history, culture, art, architecture, plants and animals will be explored during UNM's Summer Walking Tours.

Sponsored by the University Communications and Marketing Department, the tours are free and refreshments are provided courtesy of the New Mexico Student Union.

The tours are scheduled as follows:

Hodgin Hall

Leader: Susan MacEachen, associate director, Alumni Relations. Offered June 13 and July 23, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Built in 1892, Hodgin Hall is the oldest building on the UNM campus. Meet: Near the Gazebo on the east side of Hodgin Hall.

UNM Museum of Southwestern Biology

Leader: Timothy K. Lowrey, Ph.D., Department of Biology
Offered Wednesday, June 19 and July 10, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The Museum of Southwestern Biology (MSB) contains more than two million preserved specimens of plants and animals. Meet: Near the fountain between Castetter Hall and the museum.

Maxwell Museum

Leader: Professor Garth Bawden, director, Maxwell Museum. Offered June 26, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Maxwell Museum of Anthropology is the University’s chief repository of human cultural material. Meet: Maxwell Museum Court Yard east side of Maxwell.

Architecture, outdoors

Leader: Anne Taylor, director, Institute for Environmental Education. Offered July 17, 9-10:30 a.m.
This Architecture Tour has been designed for both adults and children. Meet: East side of the Center for the Arts (Popejoy Hall.)

Public Art, outdoors

Leader: Kim Feldman, associate director, Alumni Relations.
Offered July 31 and August 7, 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Learn about the history of the many public sculptures, fountains and murals that accentuate the UNM campus.  Meet: At the "Center of the Universe" on Yale Mall (between Mitchell Hall and Ortega Hall).

Tour participants are encouraged wear comfortable shoes and sunscreen and sport a favorite summer hat for the outdoor tours. Space is limited. Call 277-1889 to reserve a place or email: evsanch@unm.edu. Please request special needs accommodations when making a reservation.