According to a UNM press release, the University sends students nationwide in a program formed around the interrelated ideas of scholarly research, faculty mentoring and community support networks.

A class that was started over 30 years ago by New Mexico author Tony Hillerman continues to bring local writers to UNM campus.

This semester, the lineup includes poet Hakim Bellamy, Western writer Melody Groves and comedian Eddie Tafoya.

According to a University press release, a researcher from UNM’s School of Engineering will serve as lead investigator on a three-year study, funded by the National Science Foundation, to examine links among some common and incurable neurodegenerative disorders.

According to a UNM press release, a project to install new LED lighting in the UNM South Parking Lot will have students feeling much safer in the early morning and evening hours.

The project is already underway and is scheduled for completion at the end of September.

PATS launches nighttime shuttle service

UNM Parking and Transportation Services launched a brand new nighttime shuttle service route this past Monday, meeting the demand of many students who have enrolled in evening classes in recent semesters.

The new route is a direct result of feedback from students parking on one end of campus who have to walk far to classes on the other side, according to Barbara Morck, director of PATS.

New scholarship to provide food for Lobos

The Associated Students of UNM, Chartwells and UNM Food Services have partnered to offer a new scholarship providing "Food 4 Lobos."

The trio of organizations are collaborating to create two new, needs-based scholarships that will provide students with a full-year meal plan, allowing them to eat at La Posada and other locations on campus.

UNM connection to Suzie Chavez controversy

On Tuesday the Party for Socialism and Liberation gathered at a county commissioners meeting demanding justice for Suzie Chavez, the prison inmate assaulted by officers at Albuquerque Metropolitan Detention Center last year.

UNM Bookstore working to lower costs, appeal to students who opt to buy online

The UNM Bookstore has actively worked to reduce textbook costs in recent year, the average price dropping from $88 to $69 per book, according to Bookstore Director Carrie Mitchell.

The Bookstore’s business practices have undergone a number of changes to increase affordability for students, including where it purchases textbooks from.

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