New GES professor continues natural hazards research at UNM Dr. Yolanda Lin, an assistant professor of Geography and Environmental Studies, brings research on computational modeling and disaster risk for natural hazards to UNM. Lin, who joined UNM in January 2021, said her research is focused on the intersection of human, environmental and built systems. “My training was […] Read More
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UNM Law Professor publishes work examining AI in the criminal justice system Dr. Sonia Gipson Rankin, assistant professor of Law at UNM, recently published an article in the Washington & Lee Law Review about her ongoing research examining the potential impact of untrustworthy or faulty artificial intelligence (AI) in the criminal justice system. “My scholarship and activism […] Read More
Dr. Diana Northup, a visiting associate professor in UNM’s department of Biology, was recently featured in an episode of Alien Worlds, a new docufiction series streaming on Netflix for her cave exploration work.
The four-part miniseries, according to Netflix, “blends fact with science fiction and conceptualizes what alien life might be like by applying the laws of life on Earth to imagined exoplanets.” The series was released in December of 2020.
Northup was featured in the second episode, “Janus,” which focused on extreme conditions we might think of as uninhabitable but that might be able to support alien life.
Dr. Hannah Mattson, an assistant professor in UNM’s Department of Anthropology, is interested in the role and uses of ancient jewelry — also known as personal adornments — in ritual practices. In this video, Mattson shares what materials and shapes were used in ancient jewelry found in Pueblo Bonito and how they are connected to identity.
Dr. Patricia Crown, a distinguished professor in UNM’s Department of Anthropology, is collaborating with UNM students and Professor W.H. Wills to conduct fieldwork in Chaco Canyon. In this video, Crown shares her research on the use of cylinder jars, drinking rituals, and the use of cacao in Pueblo Bonito.
Dr. Clare Cardinal-Pett, Lecturer II at UNM’s School of Architecture + Planning, studies the history of architecture and urbanism. In this video, Cardinal-Pett shares her research about the water crisis in Lima, Peru – explaining the history of the city’s hydraulic system and its urgency for change.
Looking for something fun for the kiddos to do this summer? Check out this list of summer camps and programs, (in-person and virtual) around Albuquerque! Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to add to our list. Virtual camps and classes Please note: participants should have access to a wifi-enabled device with a […] Read More
Undergoing a mid-pro review, applying for P&T, or for promotion to professor? Summarizing your career can be daunting. In this virtual workshop held April 30th, learn strategies and tips on preparing your dossier and telling your story.
Four UNM researchers from several disciplines recently were awarded a three-year National Science Foundation grant for their project to create new career opportunities for rural craftspeople by blending traditional craft practices with computational fabrication. The project, “Expanding Rural Ceramics Craft and Computational Fabrication: A Synergy” is led by Dr. Leah Buechley, principal investigator and […] Read More