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UNM establishes Medical Cannabis Research Fund

UNM establishes Medical Cannabis Research Fund

September 28, 2016 — The Medical Cannabis Research Fund (MCRF) at the University of New Mexico was created by Associate Professor Jacob Vigil in the Department of Psychology to support wide-ranging scientific research on medical Cannabis across all areas of the social and...

McCrady receives RSA Marlatt Mentorship Award

McCrady receives RSA Marlatt Mentorship Award

August 11, 2016 — Barbara McCrady, Distinguished Professor of Psychology, and Director of UNM's Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, and Addictions (CASAA), received the Research Society on Alcoholism RSA Marlatt Mentorship Award at the RSA’s annual meeting in New...

Moderate to heavy alcohol drinkers needed for UNM research study

Moderate to heavy alcohol drinkers needed for UNM research study

August 03, 2016 — The UNM Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, and Addictions (CASAA) and the Mind Research Network (MRN) seeks moderate to heavy alcohol drinkers, ages 22-55, to participate in an ongoing research study. The study involves how the brain changes over...

UNM leading first-of-its-kind drug abuse prevention effort

UNM leading first-of-its-kind drug abuse prevention effort

June 14, 2016 — With one of the highest drug overdose death rates in the country, New Mexico is now looking to college campuses to affect change in surrounding communities. A new, first-of-its-kind effort designed to curb prescription drug opioid use and underage...

Despite father's death, Mendez perseveres to earn degree

Despite father's death, Mendez perseveres to earn degree

May 11, 2016 — University of New Mexico student Maria Mendez will graduate this May. Even after losing her father to suicide, she pushed to finish college. Mendez came to UNM from Pomona, Calif. She attended CEP orientation and got in contact with an advisor who was ...

UNM Departments host talk, ‘Galileo’s Middle Finger…”

UNM Departments host talk, ‘Galileo’s Middle Finger…”

September 12, 2015 — The University of New Mexico hosts a talk by Alice Dreger titled, “Galileo’s Middle Finger: Why Social Progress Depends on the Protection of Academic Freedom,” Thursday, Sept. 17 at 8 p.m. in Anthropology rm. 163. Dreger is an historian of medicine and...

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Awareness Day at UNM

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Awareness Day at UNM

September 04, 2015 — To raise awareness of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), University of New Mexico Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, and Addictions (CASAA) FAS Prevention Program invites students, faculty and staff to wear red shoes or red socks on Wednesday, Sept. 9,...

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