Contentious races for governor and Congress have gotten a majority of the attention this general election but voters are also being asked to approve a change to the way New Mexico’s education is funded.
Education Is a hot topic in this year’s governor’s race. Aldo Jurado looks at the education plans of Mark Ronchetti and Michelle Lujan Grisham.
Now that New Mexico introduced the Opportunity Scholarship to give undergraduate students free-tuition, campuses are seeing big numbers of returning students.
Classes are starting in northern New Mexico, where a wildfire left families without basics like running water. Searchlight New Mexico’s Alicia Inez-Guzmán explores how students learn after so much loss.
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?
Schools in New Mexico have observed the shortage workers and students leading them to introduce non-traditional courses
By Taylor A. Gibson / New Mexico News Port A year ago, Earth and Planetary Sciences major Cheyenne Livingston, 23, was struggling to finish her homework but more pressingly, she had to find a place to park overnight, because she was living in her car. “It definitely broke my spirit,” says Livingston, who lived in… Continue reading Housing Hardships threaten UNM students
As college students, we face dilemmas big and small. In this debut of The Dilemma Podcast, we explore your issues and let you know you are not alone.
By Taylor Gibson & Hope Munoz / New Mexico News Port Doj Pimentel is a 21-year-old nursing major at the University of New Mexico who also works as a Door Dash driver—but the increased cost of gas and food means he now depends on programs such as Lobo Food Pantry to make ends meet. Originally… Continue reading Inflation Squeezes Students, Too