Higher Education

Fight For Our Lives shuts down permanently

After three years of civic engagement initiatives dedicated to education, justice and service in Albuquerque, Fight for Our Lives, a student-led organization established to propel social justice causes, announced their self-decided shutdown on Oct. 2.

Dual credit high school students exempted from UNM vaccination requirement

With the COVID-19 vaccination deadline now behind University of New Mexico students, staff and faculty, an additional exception to the medical and religion exemptions remains: dual credit high school students. These students will be allowed to continue at UNM and on its campuses regardless of vaccination status, and they will

COVID cases remain low at New Mexico colleges, where vaccination rates are high

Albuquerque, NM – Colleges and universities around the state have been requiring many students to be vaccinated against COVID-19, for others frequent COVID-19 testing is required. At the University of New Mexico, there are 18,986 confirmed fully vaccinated students, faculty and staff. For most New Mexico universities, the case counts are low

NMSU, Navajo Technical University receive grant funds to support Native American students

Indian Resources Development at New Mexico State University, in partnership with Navajo Technical University, received a four-year, $250,000 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture to develop experiential learning opportunities to increase retention and graduation of Native American students at New Mexico land-grant

2 NMMI graduated headed to West Point

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- Two seniors from the New Mexico Military Institute will be taking their next steps on the famous grounds of West Point. It was a rigorous journey to get there for Jasmine Munoz.