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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.

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.

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.

Advance announces 2021 Women in STEM award winners

Twelve faculty members at The University of New Mexico have been selected for the 2021 Women in STEM awards. The Women in STEM awards are hosted by Advance at UNM in collaboration with the UNM Office of Academic Affairs and the Office of the Vice President for Research.

Scientists discover new exoplanet with an atmosphere ripe for study

An international group of collaborators, including scientists from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and The University of New Mexico, have discovered a new, temperate sub-Neptune sized exoplanet with a 24-day orbital period orbiting a nearby M dwarf star.

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