A. Bader, assistant professor in the Electrical and Computer
Engineering Department, has been selected as an Institute of
Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Computer Society
Distinguished Speaker. Bader is named to a group of about three
dozen speakers from throughout the country and will serve a
am honored that I have been nominated and selected for this
prestigious program, Bader said. As a distinguished
speaker, I will have the support to visit with IEEE Computer
Society student and professional chapters and give presentations
related to my high-performance computing research.
this is an exciting way to disseminate his students and
his latest results from research sponsored by the National Science
Foundation and collaborations with industrial partners such
as IBM, Sun and Myricom.
can request Bader as a speaker at any given time. Bader said
he will limit his travel to once a month and will arrange travel
only during days when he is not teaching.
UNM women were among the ten honored recently by the YWCA as
Women on the Move. Teresa Cordova, associate professor
in the School of Architecture and Planning, was nominated by
Roger Schluntz, dean of the school. Cordova is a leader in Raza,
or traditional community planning. She also promotes student
involvement in the universitys relationship with Albuquerques
South Valley neighborhood.
is the author of more than 40 published works and the recipient
of the schools third largest federal grant from the U.S.
Department of Housing and Urban Development.
associate professor of pediatrics, Loretta Cordova de Ortega
advances medicine and science as career options for Hispanics
and other minorities. Her nomination came from UNM Hospitals
de Ortega has served as the medical director for General and
Specialty Outpatient Pediatric Services at UNM Hospital, and
she has been involved in award-winning research efforts. She
has also received the Khatali Award for Excellence in Volunteer
Women on the Move award was created 19 years ago to recognize
outstanding women. Each recipient received a bronze sculpture
created by New Mexico artist Betty Sabo.
UNM President F. Chris Garcia has been appointed by New
Mexico Governor Bill Richardson and confirmed by the New Mexico
Senate to serve on the National Hispanic Cultural Centers
Board of Directors.
15-member board of directors oversees the center.
Kastman and Sharon Steely, graphic designers with
the UNM Division of Continuing Education marketing department,
have earned national recognition from the University Continuing
Education Association (UCEA).
UCEA, located in Washington, D.C., in the National Center for
Higher Education, is the principal U.S. organization for promoting
standards of good practice and high quality in continuing education
two will receive an honorable mention for design of the Spring
2003 Continuing Education catalog at the UCEA annual Awards
for Excellence for Marketing and Publications held this month
in Chicago, Ill.
and Kastman wrote promotional copy, designed supporting graphics
and completed the layout and prepress production for the publication.
catalog, published three times per year, is a 148 to 172 page,
two-color publication printed on a web fed press with a full-color
cover. Between 55,000 to 65,000 catalogs are published each
Spring 2003 catalog marked the first of the divisions
75th year and celebrated the theme A Lifetime of Learning.
The publication highlighted instructors featuring their career
biographies and art.
Steely said they designed the catalog to be accessible.
Montoya-Lewis, lecturer at the UNM School of Law, has been
appointed a member of the New Mexico Commission on Higher Education
an enrolled member of the Pueblo of Isleta, practiced law specializing
in federal Indian law prior to joining the law school in 2000
to teach legal writing. She was a law clerk for New Mexico Supreme
Court Justice Pamela B. Minzner, 1996-98.
a commissioner, I look forward to making higher education in
New Mexico accessible to more of our states Native American
populations, Montoya-Lewis said. Once students get
to college, Id like to see the institutions become more
responsive to this populations needs.