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UNM grads navigate next steps

12 ViewsThough the COVID-19 pandemic has posed a unique set of difficulties for college students, some have been able to take these changes in stride and find unique opportunities to connect. Fall 2021 University of New Mexico graduates Datenzing Tamang, Sami Sosa and Mia Amin have found ways to blaze

Media students sharpen skills with new Ice Wolves opportunity

8 ViewsALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – At the New Mexico Academy for the Media Arts, students are using skills learned in the classroom out in the real world. A new paid internship with the New Mexico Ice Wolves is teaching students how to film and broadcast live sports.

Rural New Mexico school buys Starlink internet for students

14 ViewsSANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A school district in northwestern New Mexico is announcing a $1.2 million deal to provide hundreds of families with high-speed internet. Cuba schools superintendent Karen Sanchez-Griego says installations of SpaceX’s Starlink receivers at students’ homes started in November. She says her students can’t wait any

New Study Finds Food Insecurity Improving In New Mexico

12 ViewsA new study says nearly 300,000 New Mexico residents, including almost 20-percent of children, face food insecurity on a regular basis. The new report by Hunger Free America found that from 2018 to 2020 an average of 291,489 New Mexico residents lived in food insecure homes. That means they were unable

Las Cruces Public Schools Seeks To Encourage Greater Gender Inclusivity

10 ViewsLas Cruces Public Schools is taking steps toward greater gender inclusivity—seeking to implement new policy to prevent discrimination. LCPS Deputy Superintendent Wendi Miller-Tomlinson presented the proposed policy to the board of education for a second reading, describing how it will better support student safety, well-being and success.