SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A retired Santa Fe assistant fire chief continues to recover from severe burns after his own home was decimated last week in a blaze.
Ted Bolleter remains in the University of New Mexico Burn Center, the Santa Fe New Mexican reported.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Fewer people in New Mexico are donating their bodies to science when they die, making training harder for medical students preparing for their careers.
The University of New Mexico Anatomy Lab said Friday that it needs about 75 donated cadavers each year to train future doctors, but currently only has 18.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Sen. Ben Ray Luján, who is recovering from a stroke in January, says he plans to be back at work in “just a few short weeks” to vote on President Joe Biden's forthcoming Supreme Court nominee.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A judge on Tuesday sentenced an Albuquerque man to life in prison in the 2019 shooting death of a University of New Mexico baseball player outside a bar.
Darian Bashir was sentenced in Bernalillo County District Court three months after a jury convicted him on charges of first-degree murder and evidence tampering.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The pandemic is financially stressing New Mexico hospitals because the money they get for treating COVID-19 patients doesn't keep pace with rising costs, officials said.
New Mexico Hospital Association President and CEO Troy Clark said it's incorrect to think that hospitals are doing OK financially because they're full.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque and New Mexico's MLK State Commission announced Friday that they have decided to postponed Saturday's planned Martin Luther King Jr. march because of the increasing number of COVID-19 cases.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Officials with two of New Mexico's largest health care providers issued a warning Monday: People showing up at hospital emergency rooms with minor or mild complaints should be ready for long waits.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The University of New Mexico said Monday it will add coronavirus vaccination rules to a mask requirement for fans entering the Pit arena in Albuquerque starting after the Christmas weekend.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The University of New Mexico is requiring all employees and students to get a COVID-19 booster shot by Jan. 17.
The university said Wednesday the new requirement, which expands on the previous vaccination requirement, applies to all individuals eligible for booster shots but that some religious and medical-based exemptions may be granted.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The University of New Mexico plans to appeal a ruling that graduate student employees can unionize.
The Albuquerque Journal reported Sunday that UNM has filed notice of intent to appeal in 2nd Judicial District Court.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Officials with two of New Mexico’s largest hospitals said Thursday they have yet to see a reprieve from the latest wave of patients needing care despite enacting crisis standards of care that allow them to focus solely on patients who need immediate medical attention.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two of New Mexico's largest hospitals on Thursday announced that they would be focusing on patients who need care the most, meaning non-medically necessary procedures will likely have to be delayed.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A suspect in the 2019 death of a University of New Mexico baseball player was convicted Tuesday of first-degree murder.
The 2nd Judicial District Court jury began deliberating shortly before noon on the fifth day of the trial before returning with a verdict about 4 1/2 hours later against Darian Bashir.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The University of New Mexico is disenrolling 256 students from classes for not complying with university's requirement for vaccination against COVID-19.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A high school’s stolen truck that was filled with about $200,000 worth of band equipment has been recovered, according to Albuquerque police.
On the day of a major competition just a few hours before they were supposed to perform, the Las Cruces High School marching band discovered that all their equipment and instruments were gone.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A man who fell from a luxury suite at a university sports arena in Albuquerque onto concrete stairs below has been awarded $144,000 under a state-negotiated settlement, according to settlement documents obtained Monday.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Students at one of New Mexico’s largest public universities will be disenrolled if they don’t comply with a vaccine mandate or opt to get tested regularly.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Amid debate over New Mexico's system of releasing felony defendants, University of New Mexico research indicates that just under 5% of Albuquerque-area defendants awaiting trial commit violent crimes while free from jail.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police have charged a suspect in the death of a University of New Mexico student who was stabbed near campus more than 30 years ago, the Albuquerque Journal reported Thursday.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Top officials with New Mexico’s largest hospitals made another plea Tuesday for more people to get vaccinated, saying they want to avoid the staffing and bed shortages that hospitals in other states are seeing as COVID-19 cases rise nationwide.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's largest public university will require students, faculty and other workers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Sept. 30, while its second-largest university will implement the mandate only for staff.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The University of New Mexico will continue to encourage that students, faculty and staff get vaccinated against COVID-19 before returning to campus in August for the fall semester but no longer plans to require it.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Top state health officials said Wednesday that New Mexico is on track to meet its goal of a 60% vaccination rate for people 16 and older by the end of June that would allow the economy to reopen fully, amid new strategies aimed at breaking through hesitancy toward immunization...
A new policy giving staff at the University of New Mexico paid parental leave went into effect at the start of the month.
Regular full- and part-time employees are eligible for four weeks of paid leave after having or adopting a child.
A story on Page C-1 in the Sunday, May 12, 2019, edition of The New Mexican, about the Santa Fe County jail’s policy regarding opiod-based medication, incorrectly said Dr. Laura Brown treats addiction patients at University of New Mexico Hospital.
Days remaining in session: 30
No interference: Democratic state Sens. Jerry Ortiz y Pino of Albuquerque and John Arthur Smith of Deming say senior leadership in the Senate has no desire to overturn the University of New Mexico’s decision to eliminate four intercollegiate sports programs: men’s soccer, beach volleyball, and men’s and women’s skiing.
Judging from the noise at the state Legislature, the most important problem facing the state’s higher education system is whether the University of New Mexico keeps the sports of soccer and skiing afloat.
The University of New Mexico is offering a new course that is sparking a lot of interest. It’s a course on cannabis and communication. UNM is one of only 12 schools across the U.S. with a cannabis course.
Eleven games into Paul Weir’s inaugural run with the University of New Mexico men’s basketball team, the Lobos had endured a pair of four-game losing streaks, were swept by New Mexico State, had been blown out three times and were sitting on a 3-8 record.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A blond-haired, blue-eyed man gazes forward from the decades-old, controversial mural, his arms stretched out holding the hand of a faceless Hispanic man on one side and a faceless Native American on the other...
As a University of New Mexico professor who studies student retention and success, I read the recent Santa Fe New Mexican editorial on UNM’s enrollment decline with interest, and think there’s another angle to the decline that continues to be overlooked by administrators and legislators narrowly focused on improving four-year graduation rates (“UNM must find out where students went,” Our View, Sept.
So you’re Eddie Nuñez and, according to the calendar on your smartphone, you’ve got four weeks to decide what teams under your charge get the ax.
“Who would be a leader in this wicked world?”
— Francis Urquhart, House of Cards
Sen. Robert F. Kennedy died at 1:44 a.m., June 6, 1968. He was surrounded by his family, including Mrs. John F.
After this Great Southwest, Kjia Stith will be doing the extreme Great Southwest.
First up for Stith is the 43rd annual Great Southwest Track & Field Classic at the University of New Mexico.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A black Moroccan slave who explored present-day Texas, New Mexico and Arizona with Spanish conquistadors is credited with being the first person of African descent to enter the American Southwest, but he's all but absent from the states' histories.
The New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department has awarded a $5.5 million contract to The University of New Mexico to provide free staff training, technical aid and other support services aimed at improving day care centers and preschool providers throughout the state.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A bake sale at the University of New Mexico set up by a nonprofit group to charge students based on race and ethnicity ended after outraged opponents disrupted it...
Academic year in-state tuition (2015-2016): $7,071Academic year out-of-state tuition (2015-2016): $21,302Total 2015 enrollment: 27,285Type of institution: Public, 4-year or aboveMedian income 10 years after graduation: $34,900Median college graduate income range in New Mexico: $29,300 - $34,900Income rank in New Mexico: 1
Regarding the imminent closure of Santa Fe University of Art and Design — there should be a local push encouraging The University of New Mexico to open a satellite campus on the soon-to-be vacated site.
ALBUQUERQUE — The last time Esteban Alcaraz stepped onto the track in the south athletic complex at The University of New Mexico, he experienced one of the worst feelings imaginable when he jumped the gun and was disqualified in the finals of the boys’ 300-meter hurdles at the Class 4A State Track Championships.
The Mountain West Conference has suspended The University of New Mexico men’s basketball player Elijah Brown for one game after he was found to have repeatedly violated the league’s sportsmanship rule.
A state House committee on Friday tabled two pieces of legislation aimed at stopping public school superintendents, college presidents and university coaches from getting what some lawmakers referred to as a “golden parachute” when their contracts are terminated early.