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Current Issue: November 3, 2003
Volume 39, Number 8


UNM President Louis Caldera was one of four New Mexicans named to the “Hispanic Business 100 Most Influential Hispanics” compiled by Hispanic Business magazine. The list recognizes individuals who have had recent national impact. President Caldera was noted for his service as Secretary of the Army from 1998-2001. Other New Mexicans recognized include Gov. Bill Richardson; Secretary of State Rebecca Vigil-Giron; and PNM Vice President Patrick T. Ortiz.


Political Science Professor F. Chris Garcia has been named a recipient of the 2003 New Mexico Distinguished Public Service Award. The award, presented by Gov. Bill Richardson, is among the most prestigious given in the state and recognizes civic leaders and private citizens for contributions to the improvement of public
service at the federal, state and local levels.


School of Architecture and Planning faculty Karen J. King, lecturer, and Geoffrey Adams, assistant professor, are among ten recipients of the Architecture for Social Justice Award: Partnerships in Teaching.  

The program is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts. The award will support work in the introductory graduate studio at Architecture and Planning, addressing issues of diversity and offering an opportunity for integrating a user-expert/consultant, Rebecca Ingram, architect, in the spring studio sequence of projects.


Walter Miller, associate vice president for Student Affairs and New Mexico Student Union director, has been appointed chair of the Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) search committee for the chief executive officer position.

Miller also served on the search committee that hired present CEO Mary Kay Cline.

He serves on the 24-member ACVB board of directors focused on marketing the city of Albuquerque.