Staff and supporters gathered today to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Staff Council, part of UNM Staff Appreciation Month. The celebration continues Saturday, July 24, with the annual UNM Staff Picnic.

Staff and their guests get all-day admission to the Albuquerque Biopark and Zoo for $5 per person. Picnic tickets are available at the main campus UNM Bookstore, Basic Medical Sciences Building room G49 (8:30-11:30 a.m. only), Student Support and Services Center on south campus, Physical Plant Department Service Building main office and cashier's offices at Taos and Valencia campuses. A Lobo ID is required.

Update, July 21: Tickets have sold out at all but one location. They are available only at the Cashier's Office at the University Advisement and Enrichment Center on main campus (formerly the Student Services Center).

For more information, contact Staff Council at (505) 277-1532 or