After a 2012 trip to Germany shed light on the history of her discipline, University of New Mexico Senior Lecturer Lisa Whalen knew she wanted to share a similar experience with her chemistry students. Now, more than four years later, Whalen, along with another UNM professor, is getting ready to take a group of undergrads to the other side of the world as part of a rare and unique learning experience.
Growing up in rural Ethiopia, in a village with no running water or electricity, University of New Mexico Assistant Professor Terefe Habteyes says he was always fascinated by light. Now, as a faculty member in UNM’s Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, his research into the interaction between light and material has earned him one of the most celebrated science awards for junior faculty in the nation.
Women faculty in The University of New Mexico's STEM fields can now apply for a variety of grants as part of the 2017 Women In STEM awards.
The awards are supported by an anonymous gift made to UNM to support research by, and professorships for, women...
The University Communication and Marketing (UCAM) Department at The University of New Mexico annually compiles a list of its top-10 research news stories during the course of the year. Below is the list of UNM's top-10 research news stories for 2016. The...
The UNM department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology hosts the Alumni Day celebration ribbon cutting to see the brand new renovation of the teaching and research labs on Friday, Sept. 30 starting in the SMLC Atrium.
Mariah Austin, a student from the University of New Mexico, has been selected by the American Chemical Society as part of an elite group of students spending the summer abroad participating in the International Research Experiences for Undergraduates (IREU) Program. She is spending the summer at Freidrich Schiller University in Jena, Germany.
Having grown up in Nepal, Ramesh Giri knows what it’s like to not have many opportunities and resources in school. So now, as a professor of chemistry at The University of New Mexico, Giri thought of a way to give back to this community by starting a program to bring local high school students into his lab to learn about chemistry in a hands-on way.
Katarina Pacheco, an alumna from The University of New Mexico, has been awarded a $5,000 Fellowship by The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi — the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Pacheco is among 57...
The advancement of the study of the human genome is considered by many to be one of the most significant scientific achievements in modern history. Now, a new technique developed at The University of New Mexico will change the way researchers sequence DNA, what they’re able to learn from it and how many lives they’re able to save.