April 14, 2009 ENMU briefs

Employee/Student Briefs

ENMU student Noel Hunt has been named Mrs. New Mexico and is running for Mrs. United States.

Michael R. Elrod, president of ENMU-Ruidoso, has announced that he will retire next January.

Michael F. Shaughnessy of ENMU and Dan Greathouse of Portales Municipal Schools have had an interview accepted for publication in the October issue of “Exceptional Parent.”

John Andrew Morrow, associate professor of Spanish, recently returned from Panama City, Panama, where he delivered two papers at the 2009 CILCA Conference, an international congress on Central American Literature.

Zhiming Liu and his postdoctoral research associate, Jasvinder K. Dhillon, presented a research paper at the New Mexico Bioinformatics Symposium and IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence March 19 -21 in Santa Fe.

Chris Taylor, College of Business, has had three papers he co-authored accepted for stand-up presentations and proceedings at the International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education-Annual Conference in San Francisco this summer.

Human Rights film series presents “The Take”

The movie “The Take” is scheduled to show at 7:30 p.m. today in the College of Education, Room 120. In the movie, unemployed auto-parts workers refuse fight to restart machines at their idle factory in Buenos Aires, Argentina, after the country’s economic collapse.

Pyrodisiac Poi workshops on April 15-16

Area residents can learn the art of fire dancing technique with Pyrodisiac Poi workshops 5-6:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday in the ENMU Campus Union Building Pecos Room. No fire will be used. All ages and levels are welcome.

Information: e-mail Yolanda Chavez at fusionfunkcollective@yahoo.com.

April Clearance Sale at Bookstore

The Campus Bookstore is having a sale during April. It is offering 50 percent off all clearance clothing and gifts, $1 bargain books, 25 percent off all Red Shirt brand clothing and 25 percent off all polos.