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Current Issue: October 14, 2002
Volume 38, Number 7

Notables

Institute for Public Law Director Paul Nathanson and Judicial Education Center Director Paul Biderman and other School of Law staff and faculty recently addressed a visiting delegation of law faculty from Colombia. The 19-member delegation was here to learn about American forms of legal education. Nathanson and Biderman presented information on distance learning techniques of interest to delegates due to travel difficulties within Colombia.

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Kathleen F. Sena, University Registrar, has been elected to serve as president of the Rocky Mountain Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (RMACRAO) for 2002-2003.
Sena has been a member of RMACRAO for 15 years and during that time has served as newsletter editor, local arrangements chairperson three times, treasurer and president-elect.

Sena said the association’s goals for this year include increasing professional development opportunities for individuals involved in recruitment, admissions and registrar office responsibilities.

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Leslie A. Shively, a Biology Department employee, was recently named the 2002 Naval Reserve photographer of the year. In addition, Shively, a journalist second class in Naval Mobile Construction Battalion-22 (NMCB-22) of the U.S. Naval Reserve in Albuquerque, garnered two first place awards, a pair of second place awards and an honorable mention in five categories of competition.

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A UNM Grounds and Landscape crew recently received a Pollution Prevention Award from the City of Albuquerque’s Wastewater Utility Division for following “Best Management Practices” according to city, state and federal guidelines. Employees David Trujillo and Felix Vallejos, each of whom have been with the Physical Plant Department for about 19 years, accepted the award.

“What UNM has done is followed the best management practices for pollution prevention in Albuquerque’s wastewater ordinance that protects the Rio Grande,” said Douglas Dailey, Wastewater Utility Division manager for the city. “It’s a volunteer program and we’re happy to give UNM the recognition of the award in the area of pollution prevention.”

The best practices included recycling cooler tower blow down water from Ford Utilities, minimized number and types of pesticides uses, reduction of fertilizer and pesticides applied annually, proper storage of chemicals; and conserving water or energy resources.