1. ABQ News.Net - "UNM regents to consider investing in high-tech hub"
UNM Board of Regents review proposals to invest $13 million in the Innovate ABQ initiative during a special meeting Friday. It will be their first opportunity to fully vet the project.

Story featured in numerous publications

2. Headlight Deming News - "Gov. Martinez proposes $2 million water research"
Gov. Susana Martinez proposes that the New Mexico Water Resources Research Institute be funded an additional $2 million to support research and innovation in water infrastructure in the state. The institute will distribute the funding to several universities including UNM.

3. Chemotherapy Advisor - "Fatigued Prostate Cancer Patients Benefit from Mind-Body Activity"
A team from the UNM Cancer Center share findings of study.

4. FM Link - “Natural Landscaping and Artificial Turf: Achieving Water Use and Pesticide Reduction"
Kim Sorvig, research associate professor in the UNM SAAP Landscape Architecture Program, and co-author of Sustainable Landscape Construction: A Guide to Green Building Outdoors, shares his concerns about soil conditions under artificial turf. 

5. ABQ Journal (Venue) - ‘Star Song’ seeks to ‘vibrate in harmony’
Bradley Ellingboe, director of choral activities at UNM, is featured regarding his new choral work, “Star Song,” created from the idea that “we are all made of the same stuff.”

6. News Fix - "Study Finds More Americans Living with some form of Paralysis"
The study was conducted by UNM researchers and colleagues.

7. ABQ Journal - "Hepatitis a team of 5 different viruses"
The article mentions UNM’s Dr. Sanjiv Arora who provides “excellent” telemedicine consultation service for treatment of hepatitis C throughout New Mexico.

8. GroupWeb Media - "Jefferson Nutrition Develops Garcinia Cambogia Extract: Claimed To Block The Fat Forming Enzyme"
UNM and the University of Houston, referred to in the article as prestige schools, confirm the claim, and in addition, confirm that the new formula is capable of reducing weight loss without the need for diet and exercise.

9. All About Jazz - "Christian Pincock: Plentiful Excitement"
A new release that was recorded in Albuquerque while Pincock held a teaching position in the music department at UNM.

10. ABQ Media Monitoring

Wednesday, Nov. 27

2 KASA 9:00 PM

SOME SICK KIDS LOOKED OUT THEIR HOSPITAL WINDOW.... AND SAW SUPER HEROS. TODAY TWO WINDOW WASHERS FROM TUX WINDOW CLEANING DRESSED UP AS THE HULK AND SPIDERMAN TO ENTERTAIN KIDS AT UNM'S CHILDRENS HOSPITAL. IT WAS AS PART OF AN EVENT SPONSORED BY KOOL 94.5. MANY CHILDREN WILL BE SPENDING THE HOLIDAY'S IN THE HOSPITAL... AND ORGANIZERS SAY THIS WAS A WAY SPREAD SOME CHEER. THE HOSPITAL IS TAKING TOY DONATIONS FOR THE KIDS. JUST CALL UNM'S VOLUNTEER SERVICES DEPARTMENT... OR STOP BY THE 6TH FLOOR OF THE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL TO DROP THEM OFF.

ANOTHER BIG STEP FORWARD TODAY TO GET A BUSINESS INCUBATOR HERE IN ALBUQUERQUE. U-S SENATORS TOM UDALL AND MARTIN HEINRICH ANNOUNCED NEARLY ONE AND A HALF MILLION DOLLARS IN FEDERAL GRANT MONEY... THAT WILL GO TOWARD BUYING PROPERTY TO HELP DEVELOP UNM'S NEW HIGH-TECH BUSINESS DISTRICT. THE GOAL IS TO SPUR THE GROWTH OF RESEARCH TO GENERATE AND ATTRACT NEW BUSINESSES AND CREATE JOBS. THE PLAN IS TO PURCHASE THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH AT BROADWAY AND CENTRAL FOR 7-MILLION DOLLARS. THAT'S WITHOUT RENOVATIONS. THE CITY HAS COMMITTED MORE THAN 2-MILLION TO THE PROJECT. ANOTHER 3-MILLION IS COMING FROM THE NEW MEXICO EDUCATORS FEDERAL CREDIT UNION.

4 KOB 5:00 AM

A RECENTLY-FILED ETHICS COMPLAINT SURROUNDING A SANTA FE MAYORAL CANDIDATE IS BEING CALLED "VERY EXPOSED." THAT'S WHAT A UNM POLITICAL SCIENCE PROFESSOR TOLD OUR MEDIA PARTNERS AT THE SANTA FE NEW MEXICAN. THE COMPLAINT SURROUNDS CITY COUNCILOR PATTI BUSHEE - AND WAS FILED BY A FORMER CONSULTANT OF HERS. IT REVEALS PRIVATE EMAILS BETWEEN BUSHEE AND HER CAMPAIGN TEAM, A SUMMER CAMPAIGN PLAN AND STRATEGIES FOR WINNING THE RACE. IT ALSO ACCUSES HER OF VIOLATING THE CITY'S PUBLIC FINANCE CODE.

06:45:01, NOON, 6:00 PM

THE FOLKS AT UNM CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL HAVE A VERY FUN DAY AHEAD. NOT ONLY WILL THERE BE A TOY DRIVE GOING ON TODAY... BUT SUPERHEROES WILL BE CLEANING THE WINDOWS LIKE YOU SEE IN THIS PICTURE! THE TOY DRIVE RUNS FROM ONE TO THREE AT THE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL.

7 KOAT 5:00 AM, 6:35 AM

EVERY YEAR THOUSANDS OF CHILDREN SPEND COUNTLESS DAYS IN THE UNM CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL. AND TODAY, YOU CAN MAKE SURE THEY STAY BUSY WITH SOME NEW TOYS. THE HOSPITAL IS HOLDING A TOY DRIVE FROM 1 TO 3 P-M. YOU CAN ALSO DROP OFF NEW TOYS AT ANY NEW MEXICO BANK AND TRUST LOCATION.

13 KRQE 4:00 PM, 17:38 PM

SOME KIDS AT UNM HOSPITAL WERE TREATED TO QUITE A SURPRISE TODAY. BATMAN AND HIS FRIENDS--HULK AND SPIDERMAN-- WASHED THE HOSPITALS WINDOWS. MANY OF THE KIDS ARE SO SICK, THEY CAN'T HAVE VISITORS OR GO OUTSIDE...SO THIS WAS THE BEST WAY TO BRING THEM SOME JOY FOR THANKSGIVING SINCE THEY'LL BE COOPED UP INSIDE. ZACHARY TRACY: 10:15 SPIDERMAN GAVE ME KNUCKLES AND TWO HIGH FIVES 10;20. PEOPLE WERE ALSO ABLE TO DROP OFF TOYS FOR CHILDREN STAYING AT THE HOSPITAL TODAY UNTIL 3 AS PART OF THE EVENT SPONSORED BY KOOL 94.5. IN CASE YOU'RE WONDERING THOSE SUPER HEROS' ARE PROFESSIONAL WINDOW WASHERS FROM TUX WINDOW CLEANING.

13 KRQE 5:30 PM

UNM'S PLAN TO DEVELOP A BUSINESS INCUBATOR HERE IN ALBUQUERQUE GOT ANOTHER INANCIAL BOOST TODAY. U-S SENATORS TOM UDALL AND MARTIN HEINRICH ANNOUNCED NEARLY ONE AND A HALF MILLION DOLLARS IN FEDERAL GRANT MONEY. THAT MONEY WILL GO TOWARD BUYING PROPERTY TO HELP DEVELOP THE NEW HIGH- TECH BUSINESS DISTRICT. THE GOAL IS TO HARBOR NEW IDEAS AND SPUR THE GROWTH OF RESEARCH TO GENERATE AND ATTRACT NEW BUSINESSES AND CREATE JOBS. THE PLAN IS TO PURCHASE THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH AT BROADWAY AND CENTRAL... WHICH COMES WITH A PRICE TAG OF 7-MILLION DOLLARS WITHOUT RENOVATIONS. THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE HAS COMMITTED MORE THAN $2 MILLION TO THE PROJECT AND THE NEW MEXICO EDUCATORS FEDERAL CREDIT UNION HAS COMMITTED $3 MILLION.

13 KRQE 10:00 PM

THE PLAN BY UNM AND THE CITY TO DEVELOP A JOB CREATING, HIGH TECH INCUBATOR DOWNTOWN, GOT ANOTHER BOOST TODAY. THE FEDS HAVE NOW APPROVED A MILLION AND A HALF DOLLAR GRANT FOR "INNOVATE A-B-Q". THE CITY'S ALREADY PUTTING IN $TWO-MILLION AND NEW MEXICO EDUCATORS FEDERAL CREDIT UNION ANOTHER THREE. THE FIRST STEP IS TO BUY THE OLD FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH AT BROADWAY AND CENTRAL. IT WILL HOUSE HOUSE AND SUPPORT START UP FIRMS TRYING TO COMMERCIALIZE TECHNOLOGIES DEVELOPED AT THE UNIVERSITY.

Thursday, Nov. 28

4 KOB 10:00 PM

TONIGHT, A PLAN TO BUILD A HIGH- TECH BUSINESS DISTRICT IN DOWNTOWN ALBUQUERQUE ALMOST HAS ALL THE MONEY NEEDED TO GET STARTED. UNM'S ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ARM WANTS TO BUY THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH SITE DOWNTOWN, FOR THE PROJECT CALLED "INNOVATE ABQ." IT AIMS TO ATTRACT MORE BUSINESS AND CREATE NEW COMPANIES. THE COMMERCE DEPARTMENT HAS NOW AWARDED THE PROJECT ONE AND A HALF MILLION DOLLARS. THAT BRINGS TOTAL FUNDING TO SIX AND A HALF MILLION. THAT'S CLOSE TO THE APPRAISED VALUE OF THE CHURCH SITE.

7 KOAT 6:00 PM

SOME BIG CHANGES AHEAD FOR DOWNTOWN ALBUQUERQUE.... UNM RECEIVED A $ 1-POINT-FIVE MILLION DOLLAR FEDERAL GRANT. THE MONEY WILL BE USED TO CREATE A NEW HIGH TECH BUSINESS DISTRICT DOWNTOWN CALLED INNOVATE A.B.Q .. U.S. SENATORS UDALL AND HEINRICH SAY IT WILL HELP PURCHASE THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH SITE. THE GOAL IS TO ATTRACT MORE BUSINESS AND CREATE NEW COMPANIES FROM UNM RESEARCH AND NEW MEXICO'S GOVERNMENT, EDUCATION, AND BUSINESS COMMUNITIES.

13 KRQE 5:00 AM

IF YOU'RE ONE OF THE NEW MEXICANS WHO'S JUST BE THANKFUL TO FIND A JOB THIS YEAR --- HERE'S SOME GOOD NEWS THAT MAY HELP YOU GET ONE.. UNM AND THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE'S PLAN TO CREATE A HIGH -TECH JOB-CREATING INCUBATER DOWNTOWN IS ONE STEP CLOSER TO REALITY. THE FEDS APPROVED A MILLION AND A HALF DOLLAR GRANT FOR "INNOVATE A-B-Q". THE CITY'S ALREADY PUTTING IN TWO-MILLION AND NEW MEXICO EDUCATORS FEDERAL CREDIT UNION ANOTHER THREE. THE FIRST STEP IS TO BUY THE OLD FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH AT BROADWAY AND CENTRAL. IT WILL HOUSE HOUSE AND SUPPORT START UP FIRMS TRYING TO COMMERCIALIZE TECHNOLOGIES DEVELOPED AT THE UNIVERSITY.

41 KLUZ 10:00 PM

LA CIUDAD DE ALBUQUERQUE Y LA UNIVERSIDAD DE NUEVO MEXICO TIENEN ALGO QUE AGRADECERLE AL GOBIERNO FEDERAL SE DEBE A QUE HA SIDO APROBADA LA BECA FEDERAL DE UNO PUNTO CINCO MILLONES DE DOLARES A FAVOR DE FUNDAR EL PLAN "INNOVATE ALBUQUERQUE"... MENDIANTE ESTE, LA CIUDAD DE ALBUQUERQUE Y UNM ESPERAN CREAR UN CENTRO TECNICO EN EL CENTRO DE LA CIUDAD PARA ATRAER NUEVOS TRABAJOS...LA CIUDAD YA HA APORTADO DOS MILLONES DE DOLARES Y NEW MEXICO EDUCATORS FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, OTROS TRES MILLONES.

Friday, Nov. 29

4 KOB 5:00 AM, 6:35 AM

THERE'S A PLAN IN THE WORKS TO BUILD A HIGH-TECH BUSINESS DISTRICT IN DOWNTOWN ALBUQUERQUE. AND THERE'S NEARLY ENOUGH MONEY TO GET STARTED. UNM'S ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ARM WANTS TO BUY THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH SITE DOWNTOWN, FOR THE PROJECT CALLED "INNOVATE ABQ." THE GOAL IS TO ATTRACT MORE BUSINESS AND CREATE NEW COMPANIES. THE COMMERCE DEPARTMENT HAS NOW AWARDED THE PROJECT ONE AND A HALF MILLION DOLLARS. THAT BRINGS TOTAL FUNDING TO SIX AND A HALF MILLION. THAT'S CLOSE TO THE APPRAISED VALUE OF THE CHURCH SITE.

7 KOAT 6:00 PM

UNM'S BOARD OF REGENTS IS CONSIDERING A $13 MILLION DOLLAR INVESTIMENT IN A PROJECT AIMED AT BOOSTING ALBUQUERQUE'S ECONOMY. THAT PROPOSAL IS INNOVATE ABQ. DEVELOPERS ARE HOPING TO BUILD A HIGH TECH RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER DOWNTOWN. THEY WANT TO TURN THE CITY'S CORE INTO A CENTER FOR TECHNOLOGY-BASED ECONOMIC GROWTH. "INNOVATE ABQ" JUST RECEIVED A 1-POINT-5 MILLION DOLLAR FEDERAL GRANT. THE UNIVERSITY'S REGENTS WILL TALK ABOUT ITS OWN POTENTIAL INVESTMENT, AT A SPECIAL MEETING NEXT FRIDAY.

7 KOAT 10:00 PM

THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HAS KICKED IN FUNDING FOR A HUGE PLAN TO BUILD A HIGH TECH CENTER IN DOWNTOWN ALBUQUERQUE ... NOW UNM REGENTS WILL DECIDE IF THEY'RE ON BOARD, TOO. THE PLAN CALLED "INNOVATE A-B-Q"... WOULD BE A HIGH TECH RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER. BUSINESS WOULD TEAM UP WITH UNM AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT WITH THE GOAL OF ATTRACTING "MORE" BUSINESS TO NEW MEXICO. NEXT WEEK, UNM REGENTS WILL TALK ABOUT INVESTING $13 MILLION DOLLARS INTO THE PROJECT.

Saturday, Nov. 30

7 KOAT 5:00 PM

RESEARCHERS AT UNM ARE BREAKING NEW GROUND..WITH SCIENCE AND SATELLITES. FIRST ALERT METEOROLOGIST BYRON MORTON REPORTS ON SOMETHING THE UNIVERSITY IS DOING FOR THE FIRST TIME. ...A VERY EXCITING TIME FOR US. ALL EYES ARE ON THIS MONITOR... THIS IS THE TRAILBLAZER SATELLITE. ...WATCHING THEIR INVENTION RACE THROUGH SPACE. ...GOING AROUND AT FIVE MILES A SECOND. OR THIRTY-SIX HUNDRED MILES PER HOUR. IT'S SOMETHING RESEARCHERS AND STUDENTS HERE AT THIS UNM RESEARCH FACILITY HAVE WORKED YEARS TO SEE. ...TO BUILD...TEST ...DESIGN...INTEGRATE AND NOW LAUNCH THE SATELLITE. ABOUT THE SIZE OF A RUBIX CUBE...AT ONLY FOUR-INCHES BY FOUR-INCHES. IT'S A VERY SMALL SATELLITE ON A "BIG" MISSION. ...FOR MEASURING RADIATION IN THE UPPER ATMOSPHERE. KNOWING HOW MUCH OF THE SUN'S RAYS PENETRATE THE ATMOSPHERE COULD SAVE A LOT OF MONEY WHEN IT COMES TO BUILDING SATELLITES. RIGHT NOW THE SATELLITE'S COMING UP ONTO THE WEST COAST. AND...WITHIN ANOTHER TEN MINUTES IT'S GOING TO COME OVER US... EIGHTEEN-FOOT ANTENNAS ON THE ROOF OF THE RESEARCH FACILITY WILL TRY TO COMMUNICATE WITH THE SATELLITE AS IT PASSES OVERHEAD. THIS IS THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO'S FIRST SATELLITE. NOW, WE WAIT FOR THE SATELLITE TO PHONE HOME. BYRON MORTON...K-O-A-T ACTION SEVEN NEWS. THE SATELLITE PASSES OVERHEAD ABOUT EVERY 90-MINUTES.

17:43:57

THIS YEAR, AN ALBUQUERQUE SCHOOL IS JUST ONE OF 12 CHARTER SCHOOLS IN THE ENTIRE COUNTRY HONORED AS A BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL; A DISTINCTION GIVEN TO THE NATION'S TOP SCHOOLS. KOAT ACTION 7 NEWS REPORTER MIKE SPRINGER SHOWS US HOW THE ALBUQUERQUE INSTITUTE FOR MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE STANDS OUT. TARA MAESTAS SAYS THOUGH THE WORKLOAD AT THE ALBUQUERQUE INSTITUTE FOR MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE IS MORE THAN WHAT SHE WAS USE TO, IT PUSHED HER TO BECOME A BETTER STUDENT. AS SOON AS I GOT THROUGH WITH THAT FIRST MONTH OR SO I STARTED DEVELOPING HABITS. I STARTED REALIZING IF I SPENT THIS TIME ON THIS I COULD SPEND THIS TIME ON THIS IT'S A CHANGE MANY STUDENTS AT AIMS SAY THEY'VE SEEN. IT'S PART OF THE REASON WHY IT'S CONSIDERED NOT JUST ONE OF THE BEST SCHOOLS IN ALBUQUERQUE, BUT THE ENTIRE COUNTRY. THE SCHOOL WAS HONORED THIS YEAR AS A BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL. AN HONOR GIVEN EACH YEAR TO THE COUNTRY'S TOP SCHOOLS. BRIANNA LOGAN TEACHES WORLD HISTORY AT AIMS. SHE SAYS IT'S A DIFFERENT ENVIRONMENT FROM OTHER SCHOOLS. WE'RE A SMALLER SCHOOL, OUR KIDS REALLY GET TO INTERACT WITH US AS TEACHERS LOGAN SAYS THEIR SUCCESS IS NOT JUST A RESULT OF THE CLOSE RELATIONSHIPS TEACHERS HAVE WITH STUDENTS.. LOGAN CREDITS A BIG PART OF THE SCHOOL'S SUCCESS FROM THE SUPPORT TEACHERS GETS NOT ONLY FROM THE ADMINISTRATION, BUT FROM PARENTS TOO IT'S SUPPORT LIKE THAT MAESTAS SAY HAS ENCOURAGED HER TO TAKE COURSES AT C-N-M AND UNM. I DON'T FEEL SCARED TO GO INTO A COLLEGE COURSE AND FEARLESSLY TAKE ON ANY CHALLENGES THAT MAY LAY AHEAD OF HER ... REPORTING FROM ALBUQUERQUE, MIKE SPRINGER KOAT ACTION 7 NEWS TWO OTHER NEW MEXICO SCHOOLS ALSO WERE HONORED AS BLUE RIBBON SCHOOLS. THEY INCLUDE HOLLOMAN MIDDLE SCHOOL IN ALAMOGORDO AND ANTHONY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN ANTHONY, NEW MEXICO.

Sunday, Dec. 1

7 KOAT 6:00 AM, 7:05 AM, 8:05 AM

RESEARCHERS AT UNM ARE BREAKING NEW GROUND..WITH SCIENCE AND SATELLITES. FIRST ALERT METEOROLOGIST BYRON MORTON TELLS US ABOUT SOMETHING THE UNIVERSITY IS DOING FOR THE FIRST TIME. ...A VERY EXCITING TIME FOR US. ALL EYES ARE ON THIS MONITOR... THIS IS THE TRAILBLAZER SATELLITE. ...WATCHING THEIR INVENTION RACE THROUGH SPACE. ...GOING AROUND AT FIVE MILES A SECOND. OR THIRTY-SIX HUNDRED MILES PER HOUR. IT'S SOMETHING RESEARCHERS AND STUDENTS HERE AT THIS UNM RESEARCH FACILITY HAVE WORKED YEARS TO SEE. ...TO BUILD...TEST ...DESIGN...INTEGRATE AND NOW LAUNCH THE SATELLITE. ABOUT THE SIZE OF A RUBIX CUBE...AT ONLY FOUR-INCHES BY FOUR-INCHES. IT'S A VERY SMALL SATELLITE ON A "BIG" MISSION. ...FOR MEASURING RADIATION IN THE UPPER ATMOSPHERE. KNOWING HOW MUCH OF THE SUN'S RAYS PENETRATE THE ATMOSPHERE COULD SAVE A LOT OF MONEY WHEN IT COMES TO BUILDING SATELLITES. RIGHT NOW THE SATELLITE'S COMING UP ONTO THE WEST COAST. AND...WITHIN ANOTHER TEN MINUTES IT'S GOING TO COME OVER US... EIGHTEEN-FOOT ANTENNAS ON THE ROOF OF THE RESEARCH FACILITY WILL TRY TO COMMUNICATE WITH THE SATELLITE AS IT PASSES OVERHEAD. THIS IS THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO'S FIRST SATELLITE. NOW, WE WAIT FOR THE SATELLITE TO PHONE HOME. BYRON MORTON...K-O-A-T ACTION SEVEN NEWS. THE SATELLITE PASSES OVERHEAD ABOUT EVERY 90-MINUTES.