1. Jackson Free Press - "Stolen Cobalt-60 Found Abandoned in Mexico"
Fred Mettler, a UNM radiology professor and U.S. representative to the United Nations, comments on radiation safety and risk.

            Story featured in over 100 publications

2. Clinica Space "Tyrosine Pharma Names Seasoned Industry Exec Laslie President and CEO"
Laslie joins a strong leadership team at Tyrosine Pharma that includes associate professor of Neurosciences at UNM, Surojit Paul, the inventor of the technology.

            Story featured in 12 other publications

3. KRQE-13 - "Venter Hermann a trophy semifinalist" (story and video)
UNM senior defender Kyle Venter is one of 15 semifinalists for the Mac Hermann Trophy, the highest individual honor in college soccer.

4. Care2 Make a Difference - "5 Drug-Free Ways to Control High Blood Pressure"
According to extensive research conducted at UNM, high blood pressure has been linked to serious conditions such as heart attack, stroke, dementia and kidney failure, among others, and is now considered the number one killer in America, affecting almost 25 percent of the population.

5. Chronicle of Higher Ed - "Under Melting Ice, Climate Change Reveals a New Kind of Archaeology"
E. James Dixon, anthropology professor at UNM, who has led influential work in Alaska, views discovery as an unexpected benefit of climate change.

6. Media Monitoring from Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013

4 KOB 5:00 AM, 6:05 AM

A JUDGE ISSUED A TEMPORARY ORDER TO POSTPONE PUNISHMENTS FOR ANY UNM HOSPITAL EMPLOYEES WHO DON'T WANT TO GET A FLU SHOT. IN OCTOBER - THE HOSPITAL SAID IT WOULD DISCIPLINE OR FIRE ANY EMPLOYEES WHO DIDN'T GET A SHOT BY THE FIRST OF DECEMBER. THE ORDER LASTS UNTIL AFTER A HEARING IS HELD ON THE POLICY. A WORKERS’ UNION WANTS UNM HOSPITAL TO COVER TREATMENT FOR ANY EMPLOYEE WHO GETS SICK FROM THE VACCINATION. THE HOSPITAL SAYS 95 PERCENT OF EMPLOYEES HAVE ALREADY GOTTEN A FLU SHOT. WORKERS CAN GET AN EXEMPTION FOR MEDICAL AND RELIGIOUS REASONS.

05:10:04, 6:05 AM, NOON

A BOMB THREAT ON UNM'S CAMPUS CANCELLED TWO PERFORMANCES OF THE NUTCRACKER BALLET AT POPEJOY HALL. PEOPLE WHO HAD TICKETS FOR THE 10-15 OR 12-15 SHOWINGS YESTERDAY CAN SEE THE SAME SHOWS TOMORROW. IF YOU CAN'T MAKE IT, CALL THE NUMBER ON YOUR SCREEN TO REQUEST AN EXCHANGE OR A REFUND. MEANWHILE - UNM POLICE HAVEN'T RELEASED ANY NEW DETAILS ABOUT THE BOMB THREAT. MITCHELL, ORTEGA AND POPEJOY HALLS WERE EVACUATED YESTERDAY MORNING. THE BUILDINGS WERE CLEARED ABOUT 90 MINUTES LATER AFTER NOTHING WAS FOUND.

7 KOAT 5:00 AM, 5:04 AM, 6:04 AM, 6:52 AM

A BOMB THREAT AT UNM FORCED THE CANCELLATION OF HUNDREDS OF CLASSES YESTERDAY, AND KEPT SOME SCHOOL KIDS FROM SEEING THE NUTCRACKER. AFTER INVESTIGATING FOR TWO HOURS, ALBUQUERQUE POLICE DETERMINED THERE WAS NO DANGER. BUT THE SCARE MEANT TWO PERFORMANCES OF THE NUTCRACKER BALLET FOR SCHOOL CHILDREN WERE CANCELLED. POLICE SAY THE THREATENED BUILDING WAS ONE OF THE WORST POSSIBLE PLACES FOR A BOMB SCARE. :06 YOU KNOW POPEJOY IS PROBABLY ONE OF THE BIGGEST BUILDINGS THERE IT'S A HUGE HUGE AREA 1:11 THOSE PERFORMANCES HAVE BEEN MOVED TO FRIDAY. YESTERDAY'S TICKETS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

13 KRQE 5:00 AM

AFTER THREE BOMB THREATS WERE CALLED INTO UNM POLICE. AROUND EIGHT YESTERDAY MORNING A UNM DISPATCHER GOT A CALL FROM A MAN. HE SAID HE PUT BOMBS ON CAMPUS IN POPEJOY, ORTEGA AND MITCHELL HALLS. ALL THREE BUILDINGS WERE EVACUATED INCLUDING HUNDREDS OF SCHOOL KIDS WHO WERE AT POPEJOY HALL TO SEE THE NUTCRACKER. UNM POLICE SAY APD DOGS SEARCHED THE AREA AND NO BOMBS WERE FOUND. NOW POLICE ARE TRYING TO TRACK DOWN THE CALLER - WHO MUFFLED HIS VOICE. 3:11 I DON'T KNOW WHAT FURTHER UNTIL I GET BACK WHAT WE CAN DO FURTHER TO TRACE IT BUT THROUGH OUR SYSTEM WE WERE UNABLE TO FIND OUT WHERE IT CAME FROM 3:19 THE ALL CLEAR WAS GIVEN AND CLASSES RESUMED AROUND ELEVEN. IT IS FINALS WEEK. BUT POLICE AREN'T SPECULATING WHAT'S BEHIND THE BOMB THREATS. IF YOU HAD TICKETS TO YESTERDAY'S NUTCRACKER AND MISSED IT - YOUR TICKETS ARE GOOD FOR FRIDAY'S 10:15 AND 12:15 PERFORMANCES OR YOU CAN REQUEST A REFUND.

41 KLUZ 5:00 PM, 22:13

CONTINUAN LOS ESFUERZOS POR LA GOBERNADORA SUSANA MARTINEZ PARA EXPANDER EL NUMERO DE DOCTORES Y ENFERMEROS EN NUESTRO ESTADO... EL DIA DE AYER, MARTINEZ PROPUSO QUE EL NUMERO DE ENFERMEROS PRACTICANTES EN EL PROGRAMA DE LA UNIVERSIDAD DE NUEVO MEXICO AUMENTE A 24 ANUALMENTE AL IGUAL QUE EL NUMERO DE RESIDENTES MEDICOS... POR LO QUE SE NECESITARIA LA APROVACION DEPARTE DE LA LEGISLATURA DE 2.5-MILLONES DE DOLARES... CABE RECORDAR QUE SUSANA MARTINEZ HA PRESENTADO VARIAS PROPUESTAS PARA AUMENTAR EL NUMERO DE PROFESIONALES DE MEDICINA EN NEUSTRO ESTADO.

17:06:29, 10:00 PM

EL HOSPITAL DE UNM NO PODRA OBLIGAR A SUS EMPLEADOS A VACUNARSE EN CONTRA DE LA GRIPE, TRAS UNA DECISION TEMPORAL TOMADA POR LA CORTE DE DISTRITO DE ALBUQUERQUE EL REQUERIMIENTO LEGAL PERMANECERA EN EFECTO HASTA QUE LA JUNTA DEL MANEJO DE LABOR DE UNM, ESCUCHE LAS QUEJAS DEL SINDICATO DE EMPLEADOS....POR CONSIGUIENTE EL HOSPITAL, NO PODRA TOMAR ACCIONES DISCIPLINARIAS EN CONTRA DE LOS EMPLEADOS QUE NO SE HAYAN VACUNADO EN CONTRA DE LA INFLUENZA ANTES DEL PRIMERO DE DICIEMBRE....AUN ASI, REPORTES INFORMAN QUE EL 95 POR CIENTO DE LOS EMPLEADOS DEL HOSPITAL DE UNM SE HAN VACUNADO DESDE QUE IMPLEMENTARON ESTA NORMATIVA.