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Friday, November 28, 2014

Campus briefs

New Mexico African-American Legacy
The Health Science Library and Informatics Center and the Health and Sciences Center are hosting the “New Mexico African-American Legacy” exhibit in the lobby of the Domenici Center for Health Sciences Education from Jan. 23 to May 14. The exhibit focuses on the African-American Experience from the Civil War to the 1950s in various communities in New Mexico. The exhibit is produced by the African-American Museum and the Cultural Center of New Mexico.

UNM vs. NMSU Battle of I-25 Blood Drive
The Associated Students of the University of New Mexico Community Experience will be doing cheek swabs to register interested Blood Donors to be Bone Marrow Donors. This event will take place in Ballroom C on the second floor of the Student Union Building. Participants can sign up for an appointment at the United Blood Services website, do walk-ins or schedule an appointment for later in the week at the drive. This event will run Feb. 3 through 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Study Abroad Fair
There will be a Study Abroad Fair in the SUB atrium on Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Attendees will be able to speak with professors, program representatives and Global Education Office staff about studying abroad. They will also get the chance to speak with international students at UNM. The SUB atrium is located on the lower level of the SUB next to the Lobo Lair.

Anthropology Seminar
There will be an anthropology seminar at noon on Friday in room Anthropology 248 of the Maxwell Museum. The seminar, titled “How often are morphological changes actually adaptive?,” will focus on how to differentiate changes associated with morphology from changes associated with adaptations. The presentation will include examples from the human fossil record. Contact the JAR office for information.

What’s up my “N”?
The Civil Campus Council, the African American Student Services and the Office of the Dean of Students will sponsor the monthly Civility Speaker Series in the SUB atrium on Feb. 6 from noon to 1 p.m. This month’s lecture is titled “What’s up my “N?” and will focus on the use of the “N” word in contemporary society.