Online’s Not Fine?

By Rayes Gallegos / New Mexico News Port Online classes were increasingly popular at UNM before the pandemic pushed all classes to Zoom, but now students and professors are starting to reevaluate how online classes fit in the overall picture.  Associate Provost of Student Success Pamela Cheek says since the pandemic online class offerings have… Continue reading Online’s Not Fine?

UNM Training Grant to Improve Special Ed Teaching

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By Jacob Trasen / New Mexico News Port The University of New Mexico Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences was recently awarded an $830,000 grant that will help create the “Project SCENES” program at UNM.  This program is designed to help teach UNM students to more effectively work with young students with autism and other… Continue reading UNM Training Grant to Improve Special Ed Teaching

Women in sports disagree with Transgender athletes

University of Pennsylvania Women’s Swimming and Diving roster.

By Jacob Trasen and Juan Baeza / New Mexico News Port When University of Pennsylvania swimmer Lia Thomas won a national championship event in March, 2022 some saw it as a monumental victory for a trans athlete. But others felt that it was unfair for the other women that she competed with and against. New… Continue reading Women in sports disagree with Transgender athletes

ABQ Sunport to Double Food Court Area

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By Jacob Trasen / New Mexico News Port The City of Albuquerque plans to renovate the Sunport in 2023, expanding the food court in order to accommodate passengers who are spending more time in the airport before their flights. The project for New Mexico’s largest commercial airport has three goals, Sunport marketing coordinator Cassandra Scott… Continue reading ABQ Sunport to Double Food Court Area

Psychedelic-assisted therapy comes to New Mexico 

By Annya Loya / New Mexico News Port Some New Mexicans living with severe depression, anxiety and similar conditions now have another treatment option: psychedelic drugs. Psychiatrists are now able to prescribe the anesthesia drug ketamine in small doses that researchers say have powerful therapeutic effects. Other drugs such as MDMA, also known as ecstasy,… Continue reading Psychedelic-assisted therapy comes to New Mexico 

Famous journalist visits UNM C&J department 

Dr. David Weiss (left) and presenter Alexander Heffner (right) in the UNM C&J department. By Annya Loya

PBS “The Open Mind” host, Alexander Heffner discussed the importance of open discussions regarding societal issues.

“I think my point is that we have to recognize the infrastructure necessary to preserve that free and open discussion,” Heffner said.