Upcoming Events

School of Engineering Upcoming Events


Distinguished Alumni

2017 Distinguished Alumni Awards  A celebration of our student stars...past and future 

Thursday, November 2, 2017  6 PM

Embassy Suites, Albuquerque, NM 

View the invitation here

In celebration and appreciation, each year we take time to recognize those alumni who have made outstanding contributions to the profession of engineering. The Distinguished Alumni Award is the highest honor given by the School of Engineering, and for this reason the annual dinner ceremony is surrounded by great excitement. The Distinguished Alumni Awards dinner is an evening dedicated to honoring achievement, recognizing mentors, and inspiring future UNM engineers. Additionally, it is a wonderful opportunity to interact and reconnect with former colleagues, old friends, and students.

Our new dean is honored to continue this tradition and invite you to participate in the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Awards dinner, which will take place on November 2, 2017, at 6 p.m. at the Embassy Suites in downtown Albuquerque. This event is not only a great way to show support for our alumni, it also helps us provide scholarships for current and future Lobo engineers. There a number of ways to get involved:

Sponsor a table - $1,000
o table for eight
o name/logo recognition at event
o quarter-page ad in our event program

Secure ad space in our event program to showcase your business
o $1,000 - full-color, full-page
o $500 – full-color, half-page
o $250 – full-color, quarter-page

Purchase individual tickets at $75 each

Donate any amount to support student scholarship, special projects and/or initiatives

To place your ad in our program or for more information contact Courtney Holmes at (505) 277-0664 or courtg@unm.edu

Alumni Association Upcoming Events


Green chile

UNM Alumni Regional Chapters Chile Roasts

Can you smell it? We can! Our UNM Alumni regional chapters are gearing up to roast tons of green chile for our Lobos across the country! Roasts will be held August through October, be sure to find your chapter and click the link below to order your chile before the ordering closes.

  • Saturday, Aug. 19: Austin Chapter Green Chile Roast
  • Sunday, Aug. 20: Las Vegas Chapter Green Chile Roast
  • Sunday, Aug. 26: Orlando, Florida Green Chile Luncheon
  • Sunday, Aug. 27: Greater Los Angeles Chapter Green Chile Fest
  • Sunday, Aug. 27: San Diego Chapter Green Chile Roast
  • Saturday, Sept. 9, and Sunday, Sept. 10: Washington D.C. Chapter Green Chile Roast and Taco Picnic
  • Saturday, Sept. 16: NorCal Green Chile Roast
  • Saturday, Oct. 7: Atlanta Green Chile Roast

The first Green Chile Roasts were held in 1997 during the Alumni Association’s Centennial Celebration. UNM Alumni Chapters continue the tradition today, help to raise funds for Chapter Scholarship programs, which support students attending UNM from the chapters’ area. Complete details are available online.  For more information contact Sue MacEachen at (505) 277-9088 or smac14@unm.edu


Lobo Living Room

Lobo Living Room: Geology

Thursday, October 19, 2017  

More details to come. 

The Lobo Living Room is a venue that features notable UNM alumni discussing, demonstrating, or performing in their areas of expertise, or UNM alumni-related events.

Lobo Living Room discussions, demonstrations, or performances may feature topics that are currently making headlines or are historically significant. Lobo Living Room can be held at Hodgin Hall, other UNM venues such as The Pit or Popejoy Hall, and locations hosting UNM alumni events such as chapter events and alumni homes.