Tonigan named interim director; McCrady steps down to focus on research, student mentoring
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a five-year, $6.4 million grant in new support of the Sevilleta Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) site in central New Mexico with a research focus on environmental changes in dryland ecotones.
With rich and storied histories, it’s no wonder that organizations like Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA), have been so successful in helping millions of people on the path to recovery from alcohol and drug addiction. For Katie Witkiewitz, professor of Psychology at The University of New Mexico and a scientist with UNM’s Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, and Addictions (CASAA), the nuances of addiction run deep.
Students from all over the country have come to The University of New Mexico as part of the National Science Foundation’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program in the Physics and Astronomy Department.
It was the 1850s and people were hungry. They were moving by the thousands to northern California to strike it rich during the Gold Rush, but their appetite wasn’t just for precious metal, it was for basic food—there wasn’t enough of it to satiate bellies in the booming cities and towns.
In the United States, about one in 12 – or eight percent – of children have communication disorders. Researchers at the University of New Mexico and the University of Central Florida were recently awarded a National Institutes of Health grant to study how language therapy, combined with technology, can help kids with severe speech disorders communicate more effectively.