Welcome to the Honors College

Creativity, Community, and Curiosity

Welcome to the Honors College at the University of New Mexico! The UNM Honors College provides rewarding opportunities for intensive, interdisciplinary and cross-cultural, liberal-arts education to motivated, talented, and creative undergraduates in all majors and to build a community of scholars. From unique, interdisciplinary seminar courses to study abroad to research opportunities with professors, the Honors College provides students from all majors across campus a space to broaden their entire educational experience. We hope that you will join us in the Honors College as you create your journey at UNM.

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7 Honors College Students to be selected for publication in premiere nonfiction student review, Limina!
April 29, 2024 Five of these outstanding students submitted works cultivated in their Honors classes, with the invaluable support of their dedicated professors. These students and their respective works are:

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UNM Honors Student Ian Hutchinson Receives Prestigious Global Research Awards for Studies in Paraguay
April 25, 2024 Congratulations to Honors student Ian Hutchinson who has been awarded both the 2024 UNM Deborah Rifenbary Memorial Globally-Engaged Research Undergraduate Student Award and an Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language Field Research Awards for research that he has undertaken in the Honors College!


New Mexico Basic Needs Consortium part of $1.7 billion effort to end hunger and build healthy communities
March 14, 2024 The New Mexico Basic Needs Consortium was one of 141 new commitments from stakeholders nationwide who stepped up as part of the White House Challenge to End Hunger and Build Healthy Communities announced recently by the Biden-Harris administration.


UNM Honors College Associate Professor Awarded 2023 Southwest Book Award!
February 13, 2024 We are thrilled to announce that Myrriah Gómez, an associate professor of the UNM Honors College, has been honored with the 2023 Southwest Book Award for her remarkable work, Nuclear Nuevo México!

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