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Current Issue:  March 25, 2002
Volume 37, Number 17

In Brief

Academe women in 21st century lecture topic

"Women in Academe: An Agenda for the Twenty-first Century," a lecture by Martha West, University of California at Davis Law School, will be held Tuesday, March 26 at 1 p.m. in Tapy Hall 201.

West, professor of law, will talk about discrimination in hiring and advancement, harassment and work/family issues.

The lecture, free and open to the public, is sponsored by the UNM Chapter of the American Association of Univ. Professors.

UNM ranked in Hispanic Magazine Top 25

UNM is ranked 24th on Hispanic Magazine’s top 25 list of Colleges and Universities for Hispanics in the March 2002 issue of the magazine and is the only school in New Mexico to be ranked on the list.

UNM President William C. Gordon said the ranking shows that UNM is committed to being a Hispanic serving institution.

The list mentions two of UNM’s strongest academic programs in Latin American affairs and Southwest Hispanic studies and recognizes UNM’s position in the second tier of America’s Best Colleges.

Criteria for the list includes number of Latinos graduating, number of Hispanic-related degree programs, Hispanic student organizations, recruiting, minority support programs and Hispanic faculty.

Donald Robb Composers Symposium March 25-27

The 31st annual internationally renowned John Donald Robb Composers' Symposium at UNM will be held March 25-27.

In addition to concerts held each evening at 7:30 p.m., activities include "Meet the Composer" events, composition seminars and demonstrations. Panel discussions take place Monday and Wednesday from 9-9:50 a.m. featuring visiting composers and UNM faculty.

Special tribute will be paid to Professor Emeritus Scott Wilkinson.
For information, call 277-8967 or 277-4449.

Correction

A story in our last issue announcing UNM Taos had achieved branch campus status contained the following misleading statement: "UNM Taos offers one four year degree." The branch offers courses that lead to degree completion for the Bachelor of University Studies through UNM Extended University, but a branch or two-year college does not award four-year degrees. We regret the error.