1. Knoxville Times - "Innovate ABQ gets a $3M kickstart"
UNM president Bob Frank presented his ideas for the Innovate ABQ business model to the Board of Regents.
2. Virtual-Strategy Magazine - "Penguin Computing Launches New HPC Cloud Appliance"
Jason Byars, UNM senior research specialist weighs in.
3. KOAT-7 (story & video) "University student groups discussing what to do with lottery scholarship"
4. Cities & Towns - "Prestigious Charter Awards jury for ‘14"
Jury chair reveals list of urbanists who have agreed to judge the 2014 CNU Charter Awards, the global award for excellence in urban design, which includes Michaele Pride, professor of Architecture at UNM.
5. Penn State News - "IST professor aims to educate citizen scientists through beauty of auroras"
“Real-time Auroral Imaging on the ISS,” an idea conceived by Elizabeth McDonald of the New Mexico Consortium (NMC), was recently named the grand prize winner in the crowdsourcing contest What Would You Send to the ISS? The NMC is a nonprofit research and educational institution formed by UNM, NMSU and New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology.
6. UNM Media Watch from Thursday, November 14, 2013
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CHILD WELFARE IN RURAL AREAS IN NEW MEXICO. THAT'S THE FOCUS IN ONE DISCUSSION WITH GOV.SUSANA MARTINEZ TODAY. SHE WILL MEET WITH VARIOUS LEADERS IN SANTA FE TO TALK ABOUT HER ONGOING EFFORTS TO PROTECT THE STATE'S CHILDREN. LAST JUNE NEW MEXICO WAS RANKED THE WORST STATE IN THE COUNTRY FOR CHILDREN'S WELL- BEING - ACCORDING TO THE KIDS COUNT GROUP. THE GOVENOR WILL ALSO DELIVER A KEYNOTE ADDRESS TO SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS AT A LUNCHEON. 30 STUDENTS AROUND THE STATE WERE SELECTED FOR THE HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND. THE NEW MEXICO ALLIANCE FOR HISPANIC EDUCATION HELPS RAISE MONEY TO HELP HISPANIC STUDENTS GET A HIGHER EDUCATION. THE LUNCHEON WILL START AT ELEVEN-30 THIS MORNING AT SANDIA RESORT AND CASINO.
THERE'S A COYOTE KILLING CONTEST SLATED FOR THIS WEEKEND IN VALENCIA COUNTY. IT'S SPONSORED BY LOS LUNAS PAWN SHOP "GOLD AND GUNS". ACTIVISTS WHO SAY THE CONTEST IS CRUEL, ARE PLANNING A RALLY AGAINST IT THIS WEEKEND AT UNM. GUNHAWK FIREARMS WILL HOLD ANOTHER CONTEST IN DECEMBER. GUNHAWK HELD A SIMILAR ONE LAST YEAR, IN WHICH 39 COYOTES WERE KILLED. SUPPORTERS SAY THE CONTESTS HELPS CONTROL THE COYOTE POPULATION.
KOAT-7 5:00 AM News
CONTEST" INSIST THE ANIMALS "NEED" TO BE KILLED.... TO KEEP RANCH CATTLE, SAFE. "GUNS AND GOLD" PAWN SHOP IN LOS LUNAS IS PUTTING THE CONTEST TOGETHER. THE WINNER GETS THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS, AND SOME OF THE MONEY RAISED GOES TO CHARITY. BUT, ANIMAL RIGHTS GROUPS SAY IT'S SETTING A BAD EXAMPLE. WHAT WE ARE TEACHING OUR CHILDREN THAT KILLING IS NOT ONLY OK, IT'S SOMETHING TO CELEBRATE AND GET PAID FOR. RANCHES ARE JUST TRYING TO MAKE A LIVING AND EACH CALF MEANS SOMETHING TO THEM. AND WHEN YOU HAVE COYOTES OUT THERE KILLING CALF THAT'S MONEY OUT OF THEIR POCKET. THE CONTEST TAKES PLACE STATE-WIDE THIS WEEKEND. A RALLY TO "PROTEST" THE HUNT IS SET FOR SATURDAY AT UNM.
KRQE-13 5:00 AM News
UNM HAS A NEW WEBSITE TO RAISE AWARENESS OF CAMPUS CRIME. PEOPLE CAN CLICK ON A RED MARKER TO LEARN ABOUT WHAT KINDS OF CRIME ARE BEING COMMITTED AND WHERE. THE IDEA IS TO ALERT STUDENTS SO THEY CAN BE MORE AWARE OF POSSIBLE DANGER.