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Campus News
     
Your faculty and staff news since 1965
Current Issue: February 3, 2003
Volume 38, Number 13

In brief

HSC receives grant to help the dying

The Project on Death in America (PDIA) recently awarded seven palliative care fellowship program grants across the country, including one for $150,000 to the Hospice/Palliative Training Program at the Health Sciences Center.

Palliative care, offered to patients with progressive and advanced disease and a limited prognosis for survival, relieves suffering and helps the patient and family achieve the best possible quality of life.

The two-year grants will support the training of physicians in the principles of palliative care.

Nominations due for Student Service Awards

Service awards will be presented to faculty, staff, alumni and community members with outstanding contributions to UNM student life.

Nominations for the awards are due Friday, Feb. 21 to Natalie Brigance: Office of Student Affairs, Scholes Hall, rm. 123.

Nomination forms are available from the Office of Student Affairs, 277-0952.

The awards will be presented Thursday, April 17 at a recognition reception.

Conference on healing to be held Feb. 14-15

UNM will sponsor a conference “Return to Wholeness: Healing and the Humanities” on the blend of medicine and the arts Feb. 14-15 at Keller Hall.

Learn what healthcare providers investigating benefits introducing the arts and creativity as integral components of the healing process have learned.

Registration is $130. Continuing medical education and nurse education credits are available.

For information, contact the UNM Office of Continuing Medical Education, 272-3942, or visit the UNM CME website at http://hsc.unm.edu/cme.

Documentary Filmmaker to Speak at UNM

The 21st Century Speakers Series, sponsored by the UNM Board of Regents presents Ken Burns, noted producer of acclaimed documentaries such as Emmy award winning "The Civil War," at Popejoy Hall Thursday, Feb. 20, at 7:30 pm.

Tickets are $25, $20, and $15. UNM students and staff get a $5 discount with valid ID. Tickets are also available through tickets.com online or by calling (800) 905-3315.

Tickets can also be purchased at UNM Ticket Offices.