Donor Stories

“BEADING” THE WAY TO HEALING “BEADING” THE WAY TO HEALING

Beads of Courage Program at UNM Children’s Hospital Brings Comfort to Patients, Families By Miranda Fafard Posted December 11, 2019 When you first step into the Child Life playroom at UNM Children’s Hospital (UNMCH), you’re met with a sense of calm and warmth. Up on the sixth floor of UNM Hospital, with a 180-degree view... Read more »

ENGINEERING AN EVERLASTING GIFT ENGINEERING AN EVERLASTING GIFT

UNM Engineering Alumnus Creates Endowment to Support Students’ Senior Design Projects By Kim Delker Posted December 11, 2019 Editor’s note: The following article comes to us from Kim Delker, marketing manager of the UNM School of Engineering. Last fall, with a major gift to the UNM School of Engineering’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering,... Read more »

TO HONOR A MENTOR TO HONOR A MENTOR

UNM College of Fine Arts Professor Emerita Endows Graduate Scholarship By Hilary Mayall Jetty Posted December 11, 2018 Howling Wolf, a Cheyenne warrior from a proud lineage, was also a gifted and prolific artist. He drew and painted elaborate scenes from tribal life on lined ledger paper that he probably obtained from military outposts in... Read more »

ILLUMINATING INJUSTICE ILLUMINATING INJUSTICE

Endowed Professorship to Address Inequity from a Sociological Perspective By Hilary Mayal Jetty Posted December 11, 2018 The fascination of sociology lies in the fact that its perspective makes us see in a new light the very world in which we have lived all our lives.” This quote from the late Peter Berger, one of... Read more »

A LEGACY OF GOOD WORKS A LEGACY OF GOOD WORKS

Driven by Curiosity and Empathy, Two-Time UNM Alumnus Achieves Multifaceted Success By Katie Williams and Michelle G. McRuiz Posted April 4, 2018 Editor’s note: A version of this article originally appeared on the UNM Communication and Marketing Department’s website. Google Alexander Schauss (BA ’70, MA ’72), and the diversity of the results will prompt you... Read more »

RUNNING TO KEEP AHEAD OF CANCER RUNNING TO KEEP AHEAD OF CANCER

Architecture Alumnus Creates Memorial Run to Benefit UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center By Michelle G. McRuiz Posted April 3, 2018 By any account, Polly Rogers was a remarkable woman. A first-grade teacher, runner, cross-country and track coach, wife, and mother of three, Polly dedicated her life to helping others succeed. Those under her tutelage, including her... Read more »

A FAMILY TRADITION OF HISTORY A FAMILY TRADITION OF HISTORY

Couple’s Endowment Honors Founder of New Mexico Historical Review By Anna Adams Posted November 14, 2017 Lansing Bloom pursued his own research agenda in archives in Mexico, Spain, Italy and Washington, D.C.,” said Durwood Ball, editor of the New Mexico Historical Review (NMHR) and associate professor of history at UNM. “He recovered long-forgotten Spanish and... Read more »

REWARDING COLLABORATION REWARDING COLLABORATION

Former UNM Educators Support Two Colleges Engaged in Multicultural Arts Integration BY Hilary Mayall Jetty Posted November 14, 2017 Albuquerque’s International District is home to large populations of native New Mexicans, settled immigrants and recently arrived international refugees. It is culturally wealthy, yet economically impoverished. In the midst of this kaleidoscope of diversity, two UNM... Read more »