Native News to be produced at KUNM
March 31, National Native News (NNN) will be consolidated with
Native America Calling (NAC); NNN will be produced in the KUNM,
89.9 FM, studio at UNM.
is honored to serve as the production center for National Native
News. The consolidation enlarges UNM’s long-standing commitment
to broadcast Native voices and to share the Native-American
perspective with the diverse communities we serve.
Broadcast Corporation (KBC) owns both NNN and NAC. NNN has a
long tradition of carrying reports from New Mexico and the southwest.
Albuquerque, Santa Fe and most of central and northern New Mexico.
up for spring
semester enrollment at UNM is up 3.78 percent as compared to
last year, according to the Official 2003 Spring Enrollment
As of the
Feb. 7 census date, 23,813 students were attending UNM’s main
campus, compared with 22,946 last spring, making it the largest
spring enrollment total since 1999. Returning student enrollment
is 20,297 students, or 3.04 percent compared with last spring,
while beginning freshmen retention (fall-to-spring) is 88.4
to the Office of Academic Affairs, another notable increase
came in the area of evening and weekend enrollment with a spring
credit hour increase of 11.7 percent or 5,548 additional credit
hours, mostly upper-division and graduate, reported over last
Studies looks at Barbarian Europe
for Medieval Studies presents “Barbarian Europe: The Creation
of a Civilization,” Monday-Thursday, March 24-27 in Woodward
Hall, rm. 101 on the UNM campus.
lecture series features a team of five acclaimed experts delivering
seven lectures exploring major transformations and achievements
of the centuries following the collapse of the Roman Empire.
will cover history, literature, women’s studies, art and archaeology
and music. All lectures are free and open to the public. Free
parking and a shuttle service are available.
information, visit the Institute for Medieval Studies on the
Web at http:// www.unm.edu/~medinst or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
earns good neighbor award
Restaurant has been named Restaurant Neighbor of the Year by
the New Mexico Restaurant Association.
was presented recently to Larry and Dorothy Rainosek at the
annual Hospitality Industry Awards. The Rainoseks are the owners
of the Frontier Restaurant and Golden Pride Restaurants in Albuquerque.
individuals and groups from the UNM community sent letters in
strong support of the Rainoseks.
are charter members of the President’s Club, a group of high-level
donors who directly support initiatives designed to reduce the
freshman dropout rate. Additionally, as advocates for the Presidential
Scholarship Program, the Rainoseks helped raise more than $53,000
in new scholarships last fall. Mrs. Rainosek is also a member
of the UNM Foundation Board of Directors.
event showcases runaway youth program
on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse and Addictions (CASAA) will host
an open house Friday, March 21, from 1 to 4 p.m., at 317 Washington
S.E. to showcase its new Runaway and Homeless Youth Program.
provides many services coordinated onsite. “Albuquerque is facing
a crisis in which the welfare and future of its adolescents
and young adults are at risk,” said Natasha Slesnick, research
assistant professor at CASAA.
contact Isela Roeder at 925-2395.