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New Maxwell exhibitions examine work of two photographers

During a recent exhibitions design class taught by professor Devorah Romanek, curator of exhibits at the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology at The University of New Mexico, the works of two photographers who chronicled life in New Mexico captured the interest of two graduate students.

UNM team finds new species of moth; Team discovers a total of 27 new species

The article, The Lepidoptera of Cuatrociénegas Protected Area 1. A new species in the genus Callistege Hübner, [1823] (Erebidae, Erebinae, Euclidiini) from the Chihuahuan Desert, Coahuila, Mexico, details their find, one of 27 new species of insects in a multi-year survey of arthropods in White Sands National Monument and Cuatrociénegas Protected Area.

UNM authors explore concept of 'querencia' in new book

Querencia: Reflections on the New Mexico Homeland, edited by UNM alumni Vanessa Fonseca-Chávez, Spencer R. Herrera, and UNM professor Levi Romero, was published in 2020 and was reviewed by The Western Historical Quarterly in June by Joseph Ukockis, a doctoral student in History at the UNM Center for the Southwest.

Jocelyn Colella receives 2021 Popejoy Dissertation Prize for research on weasels

Recent University of New Mexico Ph.D. graduate Jocelyn Colella has been awarded the 2021 Popejoy Dissertation Prize for her work studying the genetic diversity of weasels./p>

UNM biologists use genomic sequencing to inform preservation efforts for Gila trout

University of New Mexico Ph.D. student David Camak, professor and curator of fishes at the Museum of Southwestern Biology Thomas Turner, and professor Megan Osborne recently published a paper about their research on analyzing genomic sequences of fish, for which they used using computing resources at the Center for Advanced Research Computing.

Visiting Scholar seeks answers in UNM archives

The University of New Mexico's Center for Regional Studies recently selected Aimee Villarreal to participate in its Scholar-in-Residence Program as a short-term Visiting Research Scholar for the Summer 2021 term.

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