This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Megan Kamerick interviews the new president of The University of New Mexico, Garnett S. Stokes, who is the first woman to serve in the highest leadership position at UNM. They will talk about her priorities for the university and how she will address big questions about the culture and future of UNM.
NMiF host Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists continue to look at contested races in the upcoming June primary, focusing this week on Congressional District 1. They also examine the effects of stable housing on child well-being, and discuss safety record violations among the top contenders to manage Los Alamos National Labs.
New Mexico in Focus is involved, informed, in-depth media airing weekly on New Mexico PBS. The program debuts Friday nights at 7 p.m. on NMPBS 5.1 and appears online. The show rebroadcasts on NMPBS 5.1 Sundays at 7 a.m. and on NMPBS 9.1 on Saturdays at 5 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m.
Garnett Stokes, president, The University of New Mexico
Jeffrey Candelaria, Konnection Now & host on KKOB
Sophie Martin, attorney
Laura Sanchez-Rivét, attorney at Cuddy and McCarthy, LLP
H. Diane Snyder, former state senator
The producer of New Mexico in Focus is Sarah Gustavus with associate producer Kathy Wimmer. NM PBS Public Affairs executive producer is Kevin McDonald.
Funding for New Mexico in Focus is provided in part by the McCune Charitable Foundation.