KRWG.org features a report about the condition of New Mexico’s workforce and the recommendation that we enact a package of policies that set the table for job creation. Mentioned in the story is Andy Lim, an international student from Taiwan, who studied at UNM and went on to found the Albuquerque-based software company Lavu, which currently employs over three dozen New Mexicans and is growing rapidly. Read more:
http://krwg.org/post/group-proposes-ways-boost-new-mexico-employment

Solar Power World.com features a story about the Solar Decathlon Kick Off that involves collegiate teams from around the world, including UNM, who convene this weekend in Irvine, Calif. to showcase their highly energy-efficient, solar-powered houses for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013. Read more:
http://www.solarpowerworldonline.com/2013/10/solar-decathlon-2013-kicks-cali/

Joshua Trujeque, a senior at UNM is quoted in a recent Watchdog.org article regarding the N.M. Health Insurance Exchange that rolled out Tuesday. The success of the program is largely predicated on whether a significant number of uninsured young adults, like Trujeque, sign up. Read more:
http://watchdog.org/109070/nms-health-exchange-tries-to-lure-young-invincibles/

The Enquirer Herald highlights the ASU-UNM student collaboration to create a net-zero-energy home that will be entered in a national competition.
http://www.enquirerherald.com/2013/09/29/2714440_asu-unm-team-builds-net-zero-energy.html