of Regents member Sandra Begay-Campbell, engineer and
a senior member of the Sandia National Laboratories technical
staff, has been selected to receive the Women of Color Emerald
Honor for Community Service by Career Communications Group (CCG),
Inc., publisher of U.S. Black Engineer and Information Technology
magazine, Hispanic Engineer and Information Technology magazine
and Women of Color Conference magazine.
will receive the award at the Third Annual Women of Color Research
Sciences and Technology Awards Conference scheduled for Sept.
12-13 in Nashville, Tenn.
P. Sims, faculty lecturer in the UNM College of Education
and Department of Linguistics, recently testified before the
U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs in Washington, D.C.
about the need for a training program focused on Native American
language revitalization in the Southwest.
introduced in July, would create a training center in UNMs
Native American Studies Department.
indigenous people across this nation, the significance of issues
related to language survival are inextricably entwined with
cultural survival, Sims testified.
the coming months, Senate Bill 575 will be scheduled for mark-up
and at that time hopefully the New Mexico proposal contained
in S.1377 will be added on and presented for support among members
of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, she said. From
there the entire bill will need to be approved by the full U.S.
Senate. Asimilar process will then take place in the House
A. Winograd, associate dean and professor at the UNM School
of Law, has been re-elected to a three-year term as member of
the Council of the American Bar Associations Section of
Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar. The council is the
body recognized by the United States Department of Education
to accredit law schools.
since 1976 and serving the council since 2000, Winograd chairs
the sections government relations committee and is a member
of its questionnaire committee. In 1999, he received the sections
Robert J. Kutak Award.
noted that his activities with the ABA give him a broad view
of the issues facing legal education. Helping to develop and
apply standards for the approval of law schools has been one
of the most interesting and challenging assignments of his career,