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Grad finds satisfaction in studying, advocating for student food security
December 17, 2022

Inspiring Graduate kiana Frederick

Just after her freshman year in 2020, University of New Mexico student Kiana Frederick decided to take a course with associate professor Sarita Cargas in the Honors College. Cargas was looking for students who wanted to explore food and housing security of college students in New Mexico....

UNM student publication Scribendi awarded Pacemaker Award
November 3, 2022


On Friday, Oct. 28, Scribendi magazine’s 2022 edition was honored as one of 19 winners of the 2022 Pacemaker Award by the Associated Collegiate Press out of 45 finalists. Student magazines nationwide apply for this award, with 45 being named as finalists, according to the ACP. Scribendi is a...

Scribendi named a finalist for the 2022 Pacemaker awards
October 27, 2022


Scribendi, the Honors College publication of the Southwest headquartered here at UNM, is a finalist for the 2022 Pacemaker award from the Associated College Press in the category of Undergraduate Publications. Pacemaker awards are given to publications including magazines, newspapers,...

ABQ Zine Fest showcases ama-zine artists
October 3, 2022

abq zine fest showcase

This past Saturday, Oct. 1 marked the 11th annual ABQ Zine Fest, hosted at the Sanitary Tortilla Factory in downtown Albuquerque. Founded by Mayra Errin Jones, a Master of Fine Arts candidate in dramatic writing at the University of New Mexico, and co-produced by Liza Bley, the event served as a...

Anna Westfall’s ”Bright Field” places identity under the microscope
August 15, 2022

spectra gallery

On Monday, Aug. 1, artist and University of New Mexico graduate Anna Westfall’s “Bright Field” installation opened at the Spectra Gallery housed in the UNM Honors College. Westfall is an associate professor at Eastern Mennonite University, as well as a Master of Fine Arts recipient from UNM....

Five UNM students receive Fulbright Awards for 2022-2023 academic year
May 5, 2022

Full bright scholars 2022

  Five students from the University of New Mexico have received the Fulbright Awards for the 2022-2023 academic year. Two Ph.D. students (Noelani Villa and Korey Tillman) will continue their dissertation research in the host countries. Three recent and new graduates (Solana Armijo, Arthur Lopez,...

Honors students release 2022 Scribendi magazine
May 3, 2022


The 36th annual edition of Scribendi was unveiled at the Western Regional Honors Council (WRHC) Conference last month and was a key feature of the opening night of the conference, held at Hotel Andaluz.Scribendi is primarily produced by Honors students at the University of New Mexico (UNM)...

UROC showcases student research
March 15, 2022

uroc showcases student

  At first glance, a research conference may sound like an event reserved for professors or graduate students. However, conducting research is a crucial skill for undergraduate students. For students planning to go to graduate school, undergraduate research can make them more competitive for...

LoboEats app connects food insecure students with extra meals
March 4, 2022

Lobo Eats App

  Between classes, exams, and learning to live on their own – college can be a difficult time of growth for students. On top of that stress, 29 percent of undergraduate students at UNM report they are food insecure and are not able to consistently access the nutrition they need to maintain a...

UNM student chosen as Truman Scholar finalist
February 18, 2022

truman scholar

  For the fourth consecutive year, a UNM Honors College student was selected as a Truman Scholar finalist. Abrianna Morales, a psychology and criminology student, is the latest Lobo to be recognized.Every year, hundreds of students are nominated by their institutions based on their records of...