A sneak peek for student housing at the Lobo Rainforest Building will be held Wednesday, April 26 from 3:30 to 5 p.m.

Interested residents will be able to tour the model room of the new student-housing at the Lobo Rainforest Building located at the corner of Central and Broadway at 101 Broadway Blvd. NE.

Applications are now being taken for the new student-housing open to Innovation Academy students, current UNM Residents and UNM upper-classmen. Be one of the first to live, work and play at the new downtown site

The beautiful 2 bedroom/2 bath apartment-style units include a full kitchen, living space, washer and dryer, and scenic views of the city.

An artist's rendition of the northeast corner of the Lobo Rainforest building.

Additional amenities include:

  • Fitness center
  • Café
  • Nusenda Credit Union
  • Designated Parking Area
  • Steps from the ABQ Rapid Ride, the Railrunner and the new ART system as well as all the great downtown arts and entertainment venues!

For more information and to apply, visit Lobo Rainforest.

Also, on site that day will be Albuquerque Rolling Video Games—a mobile party on wheels. The game truck trailer has four windscreen highdef TVs that cover the walls in front of custom stadium seats with surround sound speakers. Games will be available on Xbox, PlayStation, Wii, and Playstation VR. Everything is linked, so 16 players can play the same game, against each other, or play different games on multiple consoles.

The Innovation Academy is UNM’s new program, which is an innovation in learning theory itself. It’s a mindset, it’s for everyone, and it’s a new, nontraditional curriculum. While the Innovate ABQ concept is a movement to transform New Mexico’s economy, the Innovation Academy concept represents the academic component that is a movement to transform higher education.

The Innovation Academy inspires the beginning of the problem-solving ‘idea pipeline,’ whereas Innovate ABQ implements the applied outcomes of the ‘idea pipeline.’

For more information, visit Innovation Academy.