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National Hispanic Heritage Month at UNM going on now

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — Hispanic Heritage Month is being celebrated during September at the University of New Mexico. The highlights recognize the contributions of Hispanic Americans tracing their roots to Spain, Mexico, Central America, South American and the Spanish-speaking nations of the Caribbean. The school says these individuals have contributed much to American society and…MORE

UNM jumps in 2021 Best Colleges Rankings released by ‘US News & World Report’

(press release from UNM) Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) –The University of New Mexico improved to No. 187 in the recently released 2021 U.S.News & World Report Best Colleges Rankings, a jump of 31 spots from last year. The list includes more than 350 surveyed institutions. “UNM’s faculty, students, and staff should be proud to see our academic…MORE

UNM asks some employees to retire

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB)–In an effort to cut costs, the University of New Mexico is asking hundreds of employees to take early retirement. The Albuquerque Journal reports that UNM recently sent out information to more than 600 employees asking them to consider what’s being called a “Voluntary Retirement Incentive Option”. Spokesman Daniel Jiron says it would…MORE

Family of late New Mexico lineman sues former coach, school

Rio Rancho, NM AP) –Former New Mexico coach Bob Davie ignored a player’s plea for help in his fight against depression and instead made the lineman play a game before he took his own life, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday. The lawsuit filed in federal court alleges the University of New Mexico, Davie and…MORE

TLC Plumbing partners with local sports encouraging kids to stay motivated

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB)–With the hopes of having a sports season being repeatedly let down due to the current pandemic, TLC, along with the New Mexico Activities Association, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque Isotopes, and New Mexico United, collaborated to create a motivational message for athletes of all ages across the state. The initial collaboration took…MORE

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