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NMSU Hotline — January 11, 2018

NMSU Extension faculty participating in nationwide student health research


New Mexico State University is one of several schools participating in the USDA grant-funded Fruved project based at the University of Tennessee, but NMSU researchers are hoping to use some of the data to determine how healthy NMSU students are.

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Campus Announcements

Zuhl Museum open Saturday

Be dazzled by one of the largest and finest collections of petrified wood, fossil and minerals on display in the country. Experience the History of Life Gallery and have a blast at the brand new Kid’s Corner. The newly renovated and expanded Zuhl Museum will be open from 12 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13. Located inside the NMSU Alumni Visitor’s Center at 775 College Dr.
For more information go to https://www.facebook.com/events/1960741870830514/.

Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management meals, events begin next month

The School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management has another great semester of meals and events planned. They start on Tuesday, Feb. 6, with our Chef Artist Dinner and Silent Auction featuring chef Andres Padilla, HRTM '03, Chef de Cuisine at Chicago's award-winning Topolobampo Restaurant. All proceeds benefit the HRTM Alumni Endowed Scholarship Fund and Student Travel Fund.

This is followed by our TAP Happy Hour on Feb. 9 "Olympic Openers," the 100 West Cafe Lunch series starting on Feb. 13 with Italian cuisine, and our first International Dinner, "Tour de France" on Feb. 15, and a Tequila Tasting and Mixology Community Presentation on Feb. 27.

Please visit our website at http://aces.nmsu.edu/100west/index.html for information about all of meals and events or stop by our office, Gerald Thomas Hall, Room 138 to pick up a brochure, ask questions or make reservations for the dinners or presentations.

Bringing the heat, NMSU’s annual Chile Conference set for Feb. 5-6

Registration is now open for the 2018 New Mexico Chile Conference hosted by New Mexico State University’s Chile Pepper Institute. Drawing attendees from all over the world, the conference runs Feb. 5-6 at Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces.

This year’s conference will discuss new updates in food modernization, the best agriculture practices and research solutions for diseases and pests. Along with Hank Giclas from the Western Growers Association who will give an update on innovations in the fresh produce industry, the conference will also feature booths from companies that can assist New Mexico chile pepper growers sustain excellent and profitable yields.


NMSU, Institute of American Indian Art host agriculture conference in Santa Fe

SANTA FE – The New Mexico Pueblo Beginning Farmer Rancher two-day agricultural conference will be held Thursday and Friday, Feb. 8-9, at the Institute of American Indian Art campus in Santa Fe, 83 Avan Nu Po Road.

New Mexico State University’s College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences is co-hosting the event with IAIA’s Land Grant programs.