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Currie selected as senior director of development for School of Engineering
August 16, 2018
Leslie Currie, who joined The University of New Mexico School of Engineering development team as director of development in June 2017, has been promoted to senior director of development, effective Aug. 9. Read More...

UNM hosts NSF Day on Aug. 29
August 14, 2018
The University of New Mexico is partnering with the National Science Foundation New Mexico’s Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research to host a day dedicated to research funding opportunities. Read More...

ECE student receives AFRL Outstanding Scholar Award
August 8, 2018
Judith Brewer, a junior in electrical engineering at UNM, was awarded the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Outstanding Scholar Award at a ceremony on Aug. 1. Read More...

Brain-scan data discovery could lead to revolution in the treatment of bipolar disorder and depression
August 7, 2018
According to the National Institute of Mental Health, major depression is one of the most common mental disorders in the United States, affecting millions of people. Although pharmaceutical and other treatments have become more advanced over the years, diagnosis is often an unprecise science. A patient visits a doctor, and the doctor observes a patient’s symptoms and general demeanor, then decides on a treatment plan according to the patient’s self-reporting of their condition and what is observed by the doctor. Read More...

Third annual Resilience Colloquium to be held Aug. 8-9
August 5, 2018
The University of New Mexico will be host to the third annual Resilience Colloquium from Aug. 8-9. Read More...

Mysteries of the mind: Merging data could yield clues on risk of cognitive dysfunction, mental disorders
August 4, 2018
For decades, research has produced vast amounts of data on how the brain works — how we think, how we learn, what happens when the brain is injured, and moving toward diagnosing mental illnesses that affect millions, like depression or schizophrenia. Read More...

UNM awarded nearly $1.6 million in Department of Energy nuclear safety projects
August 1, 2018
Researchers from The University of New Mexico have been awarded more than $1.5 million in two separate multi-year grants beginning this fall announced recently from the Department of Energy’s Nuclear Energy University Program. Read More...

School of Engineering participates in pilot program to reward faculty research efforts
July 31, 2018
The University of New Mexico School of Engineering is participating in a pilot program that provides faculty with a financial incentive for participating in research. Read More...

Shen announced as chair of Mechanical Engineering
July 26, 2018
Yu-Lin Shen, who has served as interim chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering since 2016, has been selected as chair, effective Aug. 1. Read More...