The University of New Mexico, (UNM) was founded in 1889 and presently occupies about 600 acres in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The UNM School of Engineering is ranked 14th in the nation by the Princeton Review. U.S. News & World Report ranks the UNM Medical School in the top 15 for primary patient care. The UNM Rural Medicine Department ranked second and Family Medicine ranks 6th in the nation. UNM researchers have been recognized with a Nobel Prize for Physics and one researcher is recognized as discovery the hantavirus. UNM has 40 doctoral programs, numerous undergraduate degrees and graduate programs. There are about 25,000 students in total attending UNM.

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Scientists study seedling survival in post-wildfire landscape

A team of scientists at The University of New Mexico is experimenting and learning about reforestation and the challenges presented by several environmental factors in the semi-arid southwestern United States where planted ...

Research team looks to past for insights on future of megafauna

Are elephants important? How about rhinoceros? Or lions? What happens if Earth loses its last remaining large animals? New research by Professor of Biology Felisa Smith at the University of New Mexico shows the profound impacts ...

Ghostly 'mirror world' might be cause of cosmic controversy

New research suggests an unseen "mirror world" of particles that interacts with our world only via gravity that might be the key to solving a major puzzle in cosmology today—the Hubble constant problem.

Scholars seek greater collaboration among zoos and museums

The animal collections housed at zoos and natural history museums—living specimens in the first case, preserved in the other—constitute an exhaustive trove of information about Earth's biodiversity. Yet, zoos and museums ...

Newly published research examines Mimbres immigration

For the past century, Southwestern archaeologists have debated what happened to the Mimbres people of southwestern New Mexico after AD 1150, a group known for their vibrant pottery with its distinctive geometric and animal ...

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