Donor Stories

2012 Paul Ré Peace Prize 2012 Paul Ré Peace Prize

2012 Paul Ré Peace Prize Winners and Honorees Selected for Outstanding Peace Promotion Activities On April 26, two co-winners and four honorable mention recipients were awarded the biannual Paul Ré Peace Prize at a reception at the Zimmerman Library on the University of New Mexico’s main campus in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The Peace Prize is... Read more »

Presidential Scholarship Celebration Presidential Scholarship Celebration

Nearly 400 people celebrated the long standing UNM Presidential Scholarship Program (PSP) Tuesday, April 17th at the UNM Student Union Ballroom. Presidential Scholars and their sponsors, UNM staff and program supporters from local and corporate businesses gathered for a dinner program, highlighting the incredible success of the scholars and honoring the graduating seniors within the... Read more »

UNM People Changing Worlds: Changing Worlds on Two Continents UNM People Changing Worlds: Changing Worlds on Two Continents

Scholarships Foster Economic, Academic and Humanitarian Ties to Latin America By Hilary Jetty Many years before he served as chair of the UNM Department of Economics, Julian Duncan’s calling to the ministry and his passion for learning led him to personal and professional missions dedicated to changing lives. His daughter, Georgia Duncan, certainly inherited her... Read more »

New Horizons Luncheon New Horizons Luncheon

New Horizons Luncheon Celebrates Donor Generosity UNM’s New Horizons Society members were celebrated on Tuesday, March 20th as they joined UNM President David Schmidly, UNM Foundation staff, UNM Foundation Board of Trustees and academic leaders for the annual New Horizons Society luncheon.  New Horizons Society (NHS) members are forward-minded friends and alumni of the university who have included UNM in... Read more »

Local Cyclist Honored

Bike Ride Honors Local Cyclist, Benefits UNM Cancer Center On Sunday, March 18, local cyclists will meet at the University of New Mexico Cancer Center to kick off the first annual Scott Schroeder Memorial Bike Ride. The event will honor Schroeder, a local businessman and avid cyclist who passed away from lung cancer in 2009.... Read more »

Agnes Martin Agnes Martin

UNM Harwood Museum Celebrates History and Beloved Artist On February 25, 2012, UNM’s Harwood Museum marked the beginning of a five month long exhibit featuring artist Agnes Martin’s early work and celebration of the centennial of her birth. Located in Taos, New Mexico, the Harwood Museum is one of the community’s most historic and prized... Read more »

A Roundabout Route to Fulfillment A Roundabout Route to Fulfillment

Native American student credits UNM librarian for helping him succeed in college By Felipe Medina-Marquez For many students, the path to graduation is a difficult and bumpy one. But for Alan (Sixtus) Dominguez, a Raramuri/Apache undergraduate student, the journey has been more like Homer’sOdyssey. By the time he graduates this May with a degree in... Read more »

Betty Sabo – An Artful Life Betty Sabo – An Artful Life

Local artist and former UNM Foundation Board member subject of new documentary The documentary “Betty Sabo – an artful life” premieres on KASA FOX 2 February 11, 2012 from 5:00 – 6:00 PM. Born in Kansas City, Missouri on September 15, 1928, Betty devoted most of her artistic career to creating realistic scenes in oils... Read more »

UNM Children’s Hospital Receive Handmade Quilts UNM Children’s Hospital Receive Handmade Quilts

Babies in UNM Children’s Hospital Receive Handmade Quilts from Lea County Inmates Newborn babies in the UNM Children’s Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit will be warmer this winter thanks to a gift of seven handmade quilts recently received at the UNM Foundation. The quilts were made and donated by inmates of the Lea County Correctional... Read more »

Grantsmanship Course for Nonprofit and Government Grantseekers Grantsmanship Course for Nonprofit and Government Grantseekers

UNM Foundation to Host Grantsmanship Course for Nonprofit and Government Grantseekers Nonprofit and government grantseekers can learn proven grantsmanship techniques at a workshop to be held in Albuquerque February 13-17, 2012. UNM Foundation will host an intensive, five-day, hands-on workshop for nonprofit and government grantseekers that will take participants step by step through all stages... Read more »