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Media Contacts: Sari Krosinsky, (505) 277-1593,
Jazmen Bradford,

February 26, 2010

Video and Photo Opportunities at UNM March 1-6

Monday, March 1, 2-3:30 p.m.
The Department of American Studies presents “Before Avatar Made Native Cool: Native Women’s Activism in the Red Power Movement,” a lecture by speaker Elizabeth Castle, assistant professor of American Indian studies, University of South Dakota. The lecture is in Ortega Hall, room 335. For more information, call 505-277-6357.

Monday, March 1, all day
To celebrate Women’s History Month, the Women’s Resource Center brings the New Mexico Women’s Hall of Fame Exhibit to UNM. Meet WRC staff on the exhibit’s opening day, March 1, in the Student Union Building atrium. The exhibit moves to Zimmerman Library on March 8, to the Health Sciences Library and Informatics Center on March 22, and to the School of Law on March 29.

Wednesday, March 3, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
The Maxwell Museum of Anthropology offers an Indian bread baking demonstration in the museum courtyard.

Friday, March 5, 1:30-3 p.m.
The Tamarind Institute hosts its final monthly presentation, video and tour before the move to the new location. Visit or call (505) 277-3901.

Saturday, March 6, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures presents the 11th World Language Expo in Ortega Hall. Workshops, food and presentations from more than 50 different countries complement the theme, “What in the world…?!”. Admission is $2 at the door. Call (505) 277-4771.

Saturday, March 6, 1-3 p.m.
The Maxwell Museum Passport to People Family Program presents “Journey on the Nile: an Egyptian Adventure” in the Hibben Center. Call (505) 277-4405.


The University of New Mexico is the state's largest university, serving more than 32,000 students. UNM is home to the state's only schools of law, medicine, pharmacy and architecture and operates New Mexico's only academic health center. UNM is noted for comprehensive undergraduate programs and research that benefits the state and the nation.