As the UNM winter break approaches, we know that finding arrangements for your kids can be difficult. Here is a list of possible options for winter camps for kids: Explora! Winter Break Camps: http://www.explora.us/en/educational-programs/winter-camp/ The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History “Science is Everywhere” Winter Day Camps: https://www.nuclearmuseum.org/learn/kids-camp/science-is-everywhere-winter-day-camp-2018/ New Mexico Museum of Natural History […] Read More
Researchers at the University of New Mexico are hoping to better understand the campus climate for underrepresented minority and white women faculty in STEM fields and across the university as part of a five-year National Science Foundation grant. As part of their research to gauge general campus climate and support […] Read More
The NASA Swarmathon, directed by Professor Melanie Moses and her team at the University of New Mexico’s School of Engineering, in the Department of Computer Science is one of three global finalists in the Airbus Diversity Award 2018. For the last six years, Airbus, a leader in global aerospace engineering, has been honoring successful grassroots […] Read More
We’re excited to share our lineup of fall events with you! We’ll have workshops for new associate professors, a series on being successful with your research and a variety of writing-related opportunities. See our schedule here and check out our calendar for the latest information.
The newest faculty members in the College of Arts and Sciences are part of the most diverse group of educators college officials have hired in six years, Dean Mark Peceny said. The group of tenured and tenure track faculty hired in the 2017-2018 hiring season include two Native American faculty, two deaf scholars, three Hispanic […] Read More
Dr. Jenn Rudgers, a UNM Biology professor, examines soil crust samples at the Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge on June 25, 2018. Rudgers will lead a $6.4 million dollar National Science Foundation grant to study climate variability in dryland ecotones. Photo: Advance at UNM A $6.4 million grant from the National Science Foundation is helping scientists […] Read More
UNM researcher exploring influence of ancient humans on extinction and body size patterns of mammals finds size-selective extinction is a hallmark of human activities
Researchers including a UNM biology professor have demonstrated that mammal biodiversity loss, a major conservation concern today, is part of a long-term trend lasting at least 125,000 years. As archaic humans, Neanderthals and other hominin species migrated out of Africa, a wave of size biased extinction in mammals followed. This occurred on all continents and […] Read More