12 hrs ago
Atlanta redevelopment expert shares views with Albuquerque
Ryan Gravel, a senior urban designer with Perkins + Will since 2008, will discuss what Albuquerque might learn from Atlanta's redevelopment experience Monday at the University of New Mexico. The Atlanta BeltLine is a 22-mile "greenway" that is transforming a former railroad corridor with transit, parks and trails while protecting the quality of life of 45 surrounding neighborhoods in the city's central corridor.
17 hrs ago
The Daily Lobo
Professor pay pales compared to peers
The American Association of University Professors conducted a survey in 2014 and found that average salaries for faculty at UNM are far below those of its peer institutions. According to the survey, average salary offered by UNM to full professors during the financial year 2012, was $106,900, which is far below the median - the 24th percentile of doctoral institutions in the survey.
21 hrs ago
Unm Er Audit
The University of New Mexico is not meeting federal guidelines designed to keep students safe. That's according to an internal audit.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
UNM Sex Assault Team
A UNM Program created to address sexual assault is expanding. It was established a year ago.
Climate change threatens New Mexico birds
File-This undated file image provided by the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge shows sandhill cranes at the refuge near Socorro, N.M. About 50 bird species in New Mexico are being threatened by climate change, according to the study released earlier this week. The study said New Mexico birds at risk include the Bullock's oriole, the prairie falcon, the pinyon jay and the mallard duck, the Santa Fe New Mexican reported Sunday, Sept.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Donut Mart looks to expand in Rio Rancho, Bernalillo
The family-owned business has expanded rapidly with five locations operating in Albuquerque from the Westside to the Northeast Heights. Its latest location opened earlier this year at 1916 Central Ave. NE, across from the University of New Mexico's main campus, right next to Dunkin' Donuts.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
UNM planning for renovations
The University of New Mexico is turning to taxpayers in November, pushing for a measure to help pay to fix a very important building. UNM has already brought in more than $30 million in contract and grant research money, and it is hoping taxpayers will pitch in another $20 million to renovate the Farris Engineering building.
This Week at Bookworks Includes Eleni Bastea, Sarah Bird, and More
Below are this week's events at Bookworks. For more information on any of these events, visit bkwrks.com/event .
NM Gov.'s Challenger Won't Back Off 'Latino Heart' Remark
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez's Democrat opponent, Gary King, is not apologizing for remarking that she "does not have a Latino heart," saying he was using a quote from a labor activist to point out that he does not believe Martinez shares the values of the state's Hispanic families. The Republican Governors Association is demanding an apology from King for his statements made over the weekend at a Democratic fundraiser, reports USA Today.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
KOB-TV New Mexico
UNM campaign aims to educate students, eliminate sexual violence
From June 2014 to August 14, UNM faculty members, along with community members and local police, met to discuss how sexual violence is handled at the University of New Mexico. They say they aimed to identify ways to educate students in order to reduce and, hopefully, eliminate sexual violence within the community.
William Conger Exhibit Runs 9/18-10/18 at Studio Vendome Projects
An exhibition of work by Chicago-based artist William Conger will be on view at Studio Vendome Projects September 18-October 18, 2014. Organized by Saul Ostrow, the show will include paintings, drawings and gouaches on paper.
UNM adding sand volleyball
The University of New Mexico will add sand volleyball in 2015. The first contest is scheduled for March of 2015.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
The Daily Lobo
Five and Why: Rachel Williams
Books have the power to reveal who we are, and they also have the power to influence what we do. The Associated Students of the University of New Mexico President Rachel Williams said she feels books have changed her perspective on the world.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
NM high court to hear death-row appeals
New Mexico's remaining death row inmates are asking the state's highest court to spare them from potential execution because lawmakers repealed capital punishment after they were sentenced to die by lethal injection. Timothy Allen and Robert Fry contend their death sentences violate state and federal constitutional protections because New Mexico abolished capital punishment in 2009 for future murders but left it in place for them.
Audit: UNM not meeting federal safety guidelines
A new report shows the University of New Mexico has a lot of work to do on keeping campus safe, according to federal standards. The university audited its own procedures and found there's no organized way to track crime and no plan if there's a big emergency.
Innovate ABQ supporters issue challenge to private sector
From left, moderator Paul Silverman of Geltmore Inc., University of New Mexico President Dr. Robert G. Frank, ABQid Chairman Bill Bice and The Bioscience Center founder Stuart Rose speak at NAIOP's Sept.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
KOB-TV New Mexico
Former teacher accused of groping student now working at UNM golf course
A former Cibola High School teacher accused of inappropriately touching a student last year has found a new job where he could come in contact with minors.
UE hires new athletic director
Following a national search that lasted nearly 3months, the University of Evansville has a new Athletic Director to replace John Stanley, who announced his retirement in early June.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Painter Michael Cook leads MRAC Artist Lecture Series
SILVER CITY, N.M. >> The Mimbres Region Arts Council, in partnership with Western Institute for Lifelong Learning and WNMU, is pleased to feature painter Michael Cook in the first lecture of the 2014-2015 Artist Lecture Series at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept.
Neighbors seek solution to speeding skateboarders
Speeders, both behind the wheel and behind the board, are raising concern in a northeast Albuquerque neighborhood.