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UNM School of Engineering students to benefit from alumnus’ gift

UNM School of Engineering students to benefit from alumnus’ gift

June 28, 2016 — Students in The University of New Mexico’s School of Engineering will benefit for decades to come, thanks to the generosity of one of its alumni. The estate of Dana C. Wood has provided a $150,000 endowed gift that will fund student scholarships in...

Pressing water concerns discussed at conference

Pressing water concerns discussed at conference

May 25, 2016 — Nearly a 140 participants gathered at The University of New Mexico Student Union Building recently to discuss the various water problems facing the state of New Mexico. The conference was sponsored by UNM’s Center for Water and the Environment. Concerns...

UNM engineering students organize to think about earthquakes

UNM engineering students organize to think about earthquakes

May 06, 2016 — More than 30 people gathered last week to form a new student chapter of the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute - EERI. There has been substantial interest in earthquake resistant structures since a group of UNM students formed to create an...

Civil Engineering students lead effort to rebuild in Nepal

Civil Engineering students lead effort to rebuild in Nepal

March 15, 2016 — Millions around the world offered sympathy, prayers, and even money after hearing about the April 2015 earthquake in Nepal that killed more than 8,000 people and devastated thousands of homes and businesses. But some were compelled to do even more. Two...

UNM studies effects of scouring on highway bridges in New Mexico

UNM studies effects of scouring on highway bridges in New Mexico

January 04, 2016 — The New Mexico Department of Transportation is responsible for the safety of highway bridges over rivers and arroyos in the state. But what are their methods and how do they determine if a bridge is safe? This, they have turned to the UNM Department of...

Two Lobos and an Aggie walk into a lab….

Two Lobos and an Aggie walk into a lab….

December 14, 2015 — The dormant volcanoes west of Albuquerque frame the view on the western horizon from anywhere in the city. Next summer westbound drivers on I-40 will be able to glance to their right as they rumble over the Westside I-40 diversion channel, and they just...

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