1. ABQ Business First - "UNM lands $1.5M grant for Innovate ABQ"
The U.S. Economic Development Administration announced today that UNM will receive a $1.5 million grant to assist in the building of Innovate ABQ business factory.
2. U.S. EDA Press Release – “U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $2.4 Million to Support Economic and Job Growth in Three States”
$1.5 million goes to STC.UNM, a nonprofit corporation at UNM that works with researchers, scientists and companies to help get technologies developed at UNM to market.
3. ABQ Journal - "Politics Notebook: Heinrich says NSA legislation not good enough"
Marie Q. Julienne, a UNM Ph.D. student and researcher studying education institutional structure, announces plans to run for lieutenant governor.
4. U.S. Department of Agriculture - "One Day of Gleaning Brings Joy to Thousands of Children"
Two hundred volunteers, including students from UNM, bring good cheer and pumpkins to schools in lower income neighborhoods.
5. Wall Street Journal (Blog) "The History of the 501(c)(4) Exemption"
New Mexico tax attorney Robert J. Desiderio, former dean of the UNM School of Law, says there is almost no history on the exemption and goes on to explain what is known.
6. Prevention Magazine - "The Holiday Stretch"
A preliminary study conducted by Bruce W. Smith, assistant professor of psychology at UNM finds that yoga diminishes binge eating by 51%, with participants losing an average of 6 pounds in 8 weeks.
7. Media Monitoring from Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013
KOB-4 5:00 AM News
AN ANNUAL LIST OF POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS TOYS WILL BE RELEASED TODAY. THE U.S. AND NEW MEXICO PUBLIC INTEREST RESEARCH GROUPS WILL ISSUE ITS REPORT ON TOYS THAT POSE DANGERS FROM CHOKING, LEAD CONTENT, TOXIC CHEMICALS AND OTHER PROBLEMS. CONSUMER ADVOCATES WARN PARENTS TO BE MINDFUL OF TOYS THAT COULD POSE HAZARDS TO CHILDREN OF CERTAIN AGE GROUPS. THERE WILL BE A NEWS CONFERENCE AT UNM’s CHILDREN'S CAMPUS TODAY AT TEN.
KRQE-13 5:00 AM News
EVER "GOOGLE" YOURSELF? PERCEPTION IS A POWERFUL THING... AND THE MOST WATCHED YOUTUBE VIDEOS ABOUT NEW MEXICO PAINT A STRANGE PICTURE OF OUR STATE. BUT AS NEWS 13'S ALEX GOLDSMITH REPORTS ... THAT PERCEPTION MAY BE STARTING TO CHANGE. YOUTUBE IS THE SECOND LARGEST SEARCH ENGINE USED ON THE INTERNET AND IF YOU SEARCH "NEW MEXICO" ON IT... YOU CAN SEE WHAT ABOUT OUR STATE HAS DRAWN THE MOST EYEBALLS. THE TOP OF THE LIST FOR MOST VIEWED VIDEO BY FAR? THIS 2009 INCIDENT WHERE UNM SOCCER DEFENDER ELIZABETH LAMBERT WAS CAUGHT USING SOME DIRTY TACTICS ... WHEN YOU COMBINE SEVERAL VIDEOS OF THE INCIDENT, ABOUT 15 MILLION PEOPLE HAVE SEEN LAMBERT IN ACTION. UNM SOCIAL MEDIA EXPERT BENSON HENDRIX SAYS TIME HASN'T ERASED ITS IMPACT. IT'S ALMOST LIKE RIPPLES IN A POND... AS THE RIPPLES GO OUT FURTHER THEY KIND OF START TO DIMINISH BUT THEY'RE STILL THERE AND AS YOU MIGHT IMAGINE-- ALIENS MAKE AN APPEARANCE. THE NEXT MOST-VIEWED NEW MEXICO VIDEO... NEARLY FOUR MILLION PEOPLE HAVE WATCHED THIS SO-CALLED UFO SCOUT SHIP LAND IN THE STATE. ROSWELL GETS PLENTY OF PLAY TOO... WITH VIDEOS ABOUT THE 1947 U-F-O CRASH LANDING GETTING MORE THAN TWO MILLION HITS. BUT IF YOU LOOK AT WHAT'S TRENDING NOW... IT'S A DIFFERENT STORY. IF YOU JUST TYPE NM IN THE SEARCH BOX AND HIT RETURN, YOU'D FIND QUITE A FEW TOURISM VIDEOS THAT OTHER PEOPLE WHO HAVE VISITED OUR STATE HAVE PUT UP THE MOST POPULAR NEW MEXICO VIDEO POSTED IN THE LAST MONTH? THIS TIMELAPSE OF THE BALLOON FIESTA. AND FURTHER DOWN THE PAGE... A NEW MEXICO TRUE MUSIC VIDEO POSTED BY THE STATE. JORDAN GUENTHER MANAGES DIGITAL MEDIA FOR THE STATE TOURISM DEPARTMENT. HIS GOAL-- IMPROVING THE STATE'S IMAGE ONLINE. WE'RE PUSHING OUT CONTENT THAT HELPS COMBAT THOSE MISCONCEPTIONS THAT WE'VE FOUND ON THE FOCUS GROUPS GUENTHER'S HOPE IS THAT OUT-OF- STATE VIEWERS WILL PICK UP ON THE MESSAGE AND PLAN A VISIT. I THINK THAT IT'S EVERYTHING WE'RE TRYING TO DO FROM A DEPARTMENT STANDPOINT IS REALLY JUST TO PORTRAY NM IN THE BEST LIGHT POSSIBLE AND BROADCAST OUR BEST SELF. THEY HAVE A LOT OF WORK TO DO. THE THIRD MOST POPULAR NEW MEXICO YOUTUBE VIDEO - THE CONSPIRACY THEORIES ABOUT AN UNDERGROUND ALIEN CITY AND MILITARY INSTALLATION NEAR DULCE. A LOT OF YOU ARE PROBABLY WONDERING WHERE THIS ONE STANDS THE STUFF BURQUENOS SAY IS ONE OF THE TOP ALBUQUERQUE VIDEOS ON YOUTUBE ... BUT NOT EVEN CLOSE TO SANTA FE'S TOP VIDEO.. NEARLY FOUR MILLION PEOPLE HAVE WATCHED A TEEN FALL OFF A CHAIRLIFT AT THE SKI AREA.
LATER TODAY... YOU'LL HAVE A BETTER IDEA WHAT TOYS ARE SAFE FOR YOUR KIDS... AND WHAT ONES ARE NOT. FOR THE 28TH YEAR --- NEW MEXICO'S PUBLIC INTEREST RESEARCH GROUP IS RELEASING ITS ..."TROUBLE IN TOYLAND" REPORT. THE NEWS CONFERENCE IS TODAY -- AT 10 AT THE UNM CHILDREN'S CAMPUS. IT HIGHLIGHTS DANGEROUS AND TOXIC TOYS THAT'VE SLIPPED THRU THE CRACKS AND COULD HARM YOUR KIDS.