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.
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.
the associations goals for this year include increasing
professional development opportunities for individuals involved
in recruitment, admissions and registrar office responsibilities.
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.
Grounds and Landscape crew recently received a Pollution Prevention
Award from the City of Albuquerques 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
UNM has done is followed the best management practices for pollution
prevention in Albuquerques wastewater ordinance that protects
the Rio Grande, said Douglas Dailey, Wastewater Utility
Division manager for the city. Its a volunteer program
and were happy to give UNM the recognition of the award
in the area of pollution prevention.
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.