COEHS professors 'work out' the importance of physical educators
The role of a teacher is one that has been heralded and applauded for decades. It’s not just the ones who come and help you at your desk, however, but the one who gets you out of it. UNM College of Education & Human Sciences (COEHS) faculty Karen Lux Gaudreault and Victoria N. Shiver, coordinators of the Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) program, are bringing that spotlight to physical educators. 

UNM OSE Program helped create optics ‘terrarium’ in N.M.
The University of New Mexico’s Optical Science and Engineering program recently celebrated 40 years of graduate education in optics with two days of lectures, lab tours, student poster presentations and more. The OSE Program is jointly administered by the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Department of Physics and Astronomy and offers master’s degrees and Ph.D.s in optical science, with concentrations offered in optical science, photonics, quantum optics, and imaging.

UNM Department of Mathematics & Statistics hosts Southwestern Undergraduate Mathematics Research Conference
The University of New Mexico's Department of Mathematics & Statistics encourages all undergraduate students who have been involved or are interested in mathematics research to participate in the 2024 Southwestern Undergraduate Mathematics Research Conference (SUnMaRC) at the Department of Mathematics & Statistics, Friday-Sunday, April 5-7. Conference participation is free.

UNM Art Studio alumna to be featured in Spring 2024 NMCCF exhibition
The works of University of New Mexico Art Studio alumna, Janie Gonzales, are that of 360 other diverse artists’ works featured in the ongoing Gallery With A Cause Spring 2024 exhibition, Movers and Shakers – Artists Who Teach, Lead, and Inspire, curated by Regina HeldThe exhibit is part of an ongoing event through May 17, 2024. The exhibit benefits New Mexico Cancer Center Foundation (NMCCF), the independent nonprofit branch of NMCC.

Entrance exam requirement removed for UNM's Executive MBA program
The UNM Anderson School of Management has announced the permanent removal of the GMAT or GRE entrance exam requirements for application to its Executive MBA program. This change is effective immediately for all applying now for a June 2024 start. Anderson joins the ranks of many top EMBA programs nationwide, including New York University, Northwestern University, the University of Southern California, and the University of Michigan.

UNM deepens sustainability commitment with campuswide AASHE membership
The University of New Mexico recently joined the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) to further its campus efforts toward building a thriving, equitable, and ecologically just world. AASHE empowers higher education faculty, administrators, staff and students to be effective change agents and drivers of sustainability innovation. Through membership in AASHE, UNM will receive support in advancing its sustainability initiatives throughout the institution and community.

First-ever Anderson Hall of Fame golf tournament set to tee off
Tee off for a purpose at the Anderson Hall of Fame Golf Tournament. The first-ever tournament is set for Friday, April 26, with an 8 a.m. shotgun start at the UNM Championship Golf Course. Join the Anderson community for an exciting day of golf and a chance to contribute to something meaningful. Individual players can register for $175 each or $700 per foursome. To register, visit Anderson Hall of Fame Golf Tournament.

On The Brinck Book Awards now accepting nominations
The University of New Mexico School of Architecture + Planning (SA+P) is currently accepting nominations for the 2024 On the Brinck Book Awards. Created by UNM SA+P Dean Robert Alexander González in 2020, this annual competition honors contemporary and emerging values in design by celebrating books that offer new perspectives and resonate with the formative writings of J.B. Jackson.

Additional world talent expands 37th Festival Flamenco ABQ
Presented by the National Institute of Flamenco, the University of New Mexico, PNC Bank and the National Hispanic Cultural Center, Festival Flamenco Alburquerque, the oldest and largest flamenco festival outside of Spain, will take place from June 21-29. The Festival will include 20 performances, over 60 free and paid workshops, 13 internationally based performance companies, one New Mexican company, two world premiere shows and over 90 performers.

NMiF looks at COVID 4, SCOTUS and water
This week, New Mexico in Focus looks back at how the COVID-19 pandemic has shaped the last four years. In the first of a two-part interview, Executive Producer Jeff Proctor sits down with Santa Fe-based public defender Jennifer Burrill and Michael Bird, former president of the American Public Health Association, to assess our state and country's handling of the pandemic and where we are now. NMiF airs on NMPBS 5.1 (KNME HD) on Friday, March 22 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, March 24 at 7 a.m., and streaming on the PBS video app.