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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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!


I-Design program symposium events to raise awareness of new undergrad certificate program
February 12, 2024 In February and March, the Certificate in Interdisciplinary Design program will host a symposium to raise awareness about the new certificate for undergraduates, as well as design opportunities and career trajectories for students.


Rosalie Otero receives 2023 National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) Founders Award
November 13, 2023 Rosalie Otero, UNM honors faculty emeritus and former director was awarded the National Collegiate Honors Council's 2023 Founders Award during the recent Annual Conference in Chicago. Read more about Rosalie's national recognition.

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