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NMSU Hotline — December 17, 2018

NMSU’s New Mexico Agricultural Leadership to fund scholarships through new endowment

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New Mexico Agricultural Leadership, an 18-month professional development program at New Mexico State University with a mission to develop dynamic leaders for the state’s agricultural, food and natural resource industries, will start funding scholarships for participants through a new endowment after receiving a final contribution from Farm Credit of New Mexico.


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Campus Announcements

NMSU Board of Regents to hold closed executive session Tuesday

The Board of Regents of New Mexico State University will hold a closed executive session meeting at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, in Hadley Hall, Room 127, Las Cruces Campus, 2850 Weddell St., Las Cruces, New Mexico.

The closed executive session meeting will be held to consider disposal of real property, in accordance with NMSA Section 10-15-1 H(8) of the New Mexico Open Meetings Act.

The agenda for the Dec. 18 closed meeting is as follows:

A. Consider Disposal of Real Property – Aggie Uptown Development Project, Chair Debra Hicks

Please contact the Office of the Board of Regents at 575-646-5997 for additional information.

NMSU fashion organization seeks used T-shirts

NMSU’s Student Association of Fashion Merchandising and Marketing is seeking donations of gently used, quality logo and fashion T-shirts to support the program and sustainable fashion ahead of the $5 T-shirt sale at NMSU in the spring. The organization is seeking both men’s and women’s T-shirts that are washed, and do not have stains or profanity. Contact kcoffeen@nmsu.edu to donate. Members will pick them up or you can drop them at Gerald Thomas Hall, Suite 300.

Cancer Research internships available for undergraduates, graduates

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, in collaboration with NMSU, will sponsor cancer research summer internships for undergraduate and graduate students.

The paid nine-week programs will be Monday, June 17 through Friday, Aug. 16, 2019. Students must be able to commit to this entire period in order to participate.

For the undergraduate internship program, eligible students must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident currently enrolled in a U.S. university or college, entering the summer before the final year (or semester or quarter) of undergraduate studies, and must have a strong background in the sciences or related areas of interest. The deadline for all undergraduate applications is Friday, Jan. 11. To apply, submit an application at http://www.fredhutch.org/en/education-training/undergraduate-students.html. For more information, visit http://www.fredhutch.org/en/labs/science-projects/pacr/interships-training/undergraduate.html or contact Graciela Unguez at gunguez@nmsu.edu or Lene Loest at hloest@nmsu.edu or 575-646-5104.

For the graduate internship program, students interested in diverse aspects of cancer research in human populations and are currently enrolled in a graduate degree program at NMSU are encouraged to apply. Accepted students are required to participate in a one-week Data Analysis Workshop to be held at NMSU the last week of May 2019. Eligible students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. The deadline for all graduate applications is Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. To apply, submit an application at http://www.fredhutch.org/en/labs/science-projects/pacr/interships-training/graduate-students.html. For more information please contact Ernesto Moralez at emoralez@nmsu.edu or Lene Loest at hloest@nmsu.edu or 575-646-5104.