Campus News - April 23, 2001

Briefs

Acequia Roundtable set for April 25 at Maxwell

A roundtable focusing on the acequia systems of northern and central New Mexico will be held on Wednesday, April 25 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the UNM Maxwell Museum of Anthropology North Gallery. The public is invited.

The discussion will feature community scholars, ditch rights owners (parciantes), acequia activists and academic researchers who share a mutual interest in the history, workings, problems and the future of New Mexico’s acequia systems.

Career Services opens campus satellite office

The grand opening of the Career Services Engineering Satellite office will be held on Tuesday, May 1, in room 117 of the Farris Engineering Center

Interim Dean Joe Cecchi and Leslye Ellison, Career Services director, will jointly cut the ribbon announcing the opening of the first satellite office of Career Services on campus.

Hot topic focus of reading, booksigning

To commemorate Cinco de Mayo, the UNM Bookstore features veteran KUNM reporter and award winning journalist Kent Paterson who will read from his new book, “The Hot Empire of Chile.”

Compiled over 10 years, the book chronicles the growth and decline of the chile pepper industry in New Mexico during the 20th century.

The reading and booksigning is scheduled for Saturday, May 5 at 2 p.m. at the UNM Bookstore.

Volunteers sought for osteoporosis study

The UNM School of Medicine seeks volunteers to participate in a study of a non-hormonal treatment of osteoporosis.
Women who are post-menopausal, under age 76 and have not been on hormone replacement therapy for the past six months are sought.

The study will be conducted at the Clinical Trials Center at UNM Hospital. For information, call Rita at 272-2836.

Alcohol use, violence in high school discussed

The UNM Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse and Addictions (CASAA) will present a colloquium featuring Becky Baumann, a grantee from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, titled “Alcohol Use and Violence: A High School Prevention Model.”

The colloquium, free to the public, will be held Monday, April 23, from 4 - 5 p.m. at CASAA, Bldg. 2, in the conference room.

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