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Researchers show gender norms that favor women reverse gender disparities in health

A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences points to gender norms as a primary cause of health disparities between men and women.

Sandia, UNM sign agreement for nuclear security education, research collaboration

Sandia National Laboratories and The University of New Mexico have signed a memorandum of understanding to offer a collaborative program in nuclear security at UNM.

Anthropology professor to discuss Chaco jewelry finds; Maxwell Museum of Anthropology Fall lecture set for Nov. 18

The Jewelry of Pueblo Bonito: Insights into the Production, Use, and Meaning of Personal Ornaments at Chaco Canyon will be presented by assistant professor of Anthropology Hannah Mattson via Zoom, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 4:30 to 6 p.m. Registration required.

UNM women in STEM launch child language acquisition lab

Women in STEM researchers from UNM's Linguistics department have recently created the Lobo Language Acquisition Lab (LLA LLA), a new research lab focused on child minority language acquisition.

Yes, social justice and discrimination were driving issues for Latino voters in 2020

Although the coronavirus was the top issue on the minds of voters this cycle, Latino voters, particularly young Latino voters, were energized by demands for social justice and discrimination directed at their community.

UNM researchers receive NSF National Robotics Initiative grant to develop swarms of drones for volcano research

Now, with the help of a four-year, $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), an interdisciplinary team from The UNM Departments of Computer Science (CS), Earth and Planetary Sciences (E&PS), and Electric and Computer Engineering (ECE) received the research grant from NSF’s National Robotics Initiative to develop novel bio-inspired software and drones to measure and sample volcanic gases.