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

UNM Alums Express Emotion in Poetry During Lightning Lounge Event

By Lara Sullivan / New Mexico News Port Professor of math and statistics Billy Brown introduced himself and the poetry group he hosts, Fixed and Free, at a UNM faculty Lightning Lounge on Wednesday afternoon. He read an emotionally heart wrenching poem about his young daughter, who tragically passed away in a car accident in… Continue reading UNM Alums Express Emotion in Poetry During Lightning Lounge Event

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.

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