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UNM researcher delves into water politics affecting our state’s most beloved crop

UNM researcher delves into water politics affecting our state’s most beloved crop

Doctoral student Holly Brause packed her trunk this summer and hit the road for a lengthy drive down south. While most students travel for fun and to relax, Brause made the trip to roll up her sleeves and get to work on understanding how water issues are affecting New Mexico’s most treasured, above ground, resource. 

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NSF announces $750,000 EQuIP award for quantum information processing to The University of New Mexico

NSF announces $750,000 EQuIP award for quantum information processing to The University of New Mexico

The National Science Foundation announced today $6 million for quantum research as part of its RAISE-EQuIP: Frontiers of Quantum Engineering effort, an initiative designed to push the frontiers of engineering in quantum information science and technology.

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STC.UNM receives Economic Development Administration University Center Grant

STC.UNM receives Economic Development Administration University Center Grant

STC.UNM, The University of New Mexico’s technology-transfer and economic-development organization, announced today that it has received a University Center Grant from the federal Economic Development Administration (EDA) to support high-growth entrepreneurs and provide training and technical assistance at all UNM campuses.

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Brain-scan data discovery could revolutionize treatment of bipolar disorder & depression

Brain-scan data discovery could revolutionize treatment of bipolar disorder & depression

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, major depression is one of the most common mental disorders in the United States, affecting millions of people. Although pharmaceutical and other treatments have become more advanced over the years, diagnosis is often an unprecise science. A patient visits a doctor, and the doctor observes a patient’s symptoms and general demeanor, then decides on a treatment plan according to the patient’s self-reporting of their condition and what is observed by the doctor.

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UNM, USF scientists find stable sea levels during last interglacial

UNM, USF scientists find stable sea levels during last interglacial

Visualize the following: The Earth’s climate swings between cold glacial and warm interglacial periods; the last glacial interval was about 20,000 years ago; sea level was about 126 meters (413 feet) below modern sea level at that time; and the Holocene, which represents the last 12,000 years of climatic change, is an interglacial period.

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The quiet persistence of segregation: reconstructing the housing industry

The quiet persistence of segregation: reconstructing the housing industry

In theory, society has changed a great deal since the Fair Housing Act of 1968. Many laws have been passed penalizing discrimination based on race, sex, disability and sexuality, to name a few. Diversity in the U.S. is on the rise, and social media is peppered with substantive buzzwords like inclusion and internationality. However, after delving into her recently published study on housing and segregation, University of New Mexico (UNM) Sociology professor Elizabeth Korver-Glenn found a very different reality.

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