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

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 

Asian business group helps members weather crime

By Aldo Jurado and Juan Baeza / New Mexico News Port “It’s been a tough past few weeks,” says Dipo Alam, an Indonesian American who owns three different restaurant concepts with locations all over New Mexico. One of his restaurants near Cottonwood Mall was burgled in February. Earlier this year, a location in Santa Fe… Continue reading Asian business group helps members weather crime

Student athletes’ mental health suffers during pandemic

By Brigid Driscoll and Jacob Trasen / New Mexico News Port When the pandemic first hit University of New Mexico baseball player Jack Silverman, realizing the team might not be able to play, it took a toll on his mental health thinking about what his future looked like. That’s one silver lining of the COVID… Continue reading Student athletes’ mental health suffers during pandemic