1) The ABQ Journal is reporting that UNM research and funding has been affected by the government shutdown. UNM grad student Anny Chung and Scott Collins, UNM ecologist and biology professor, talk about how their research has been directly impacted. Read more: http://www.abqjournal.com/282519/news/shutdown-hits-unm-research-funding.html

2) WFSB Channel 3 - Hartford, reports that the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society awarded grants, UNM among others, from the Marshall A. Lichtman Specialized Center of Research. Awardees will attempt to identify the causes of high-risk acute lymphoblastic leukemia and to characterize the role of mutations in childhood relapse. Read more:

3) The ABQ Journal reported on research by UNM School of Medicine’s Elaine Bearer, which may explain why kids ‘act out.’ Bearer and her team are working with scientists at the California Institute of Technology, near Los Angeles, and the University of Southern California School of Social Work. Read more:
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4) Numerous publications report that Len Kravitz, UNM Associate Professor in Health Exercise & Sports Science has been named as one of the nationally-recognized advisors to the Professional Advisory Team on Health (PATH) by The Golden Door, to curate the areas of nutrition, exercise physiology, longevity, skin health and stress management. Read more:

5) Harvard Business Review published an article on Emotional Agility for leaders, using a list of values from the Personal Values Card Sort developed by W.R. Miller, J. C’de Baca, D.B. Matthews and P.L. Wilbourne, from the University of New Mexico. Read more:

6) ABQ Business First reports that UNM has crafted some concept images for its business idea factory, Innovate ABQ, which could ultimately include entrepreneur dorms. UNM’s President Bob Frank said, “What we want Innovate ABQ to be is a research district that would be a live/work/play environment to be an incubator that would go beyond that, create an entrepreneurial environment for students, professors and retail.” Read more: