News Archives


Wilterding Named Executive Director for SHAC
January 11, 2021


The Division of Student Affairs is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. James Wilterding as Executive Director of University of New Mexico Student Health and Counseling (SHAC).  A role…

Villar Named Interim Director for CEOP
January 4, 2021


Dr. Eliseo “Cheo” Torres, Vice President for Student Affairs is pleased to announce the appointment of Jose Villar, as the interim director of The University of New Mexico Student College …


Johnson Center Reopening March 1 (Updated date)
February 24, 2021

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UPDATE:  The date for the Johnson Center reopening is Monday, March 1. 

Due to a COVID-19 exposure reported at Johnson Center all facilities including the weight room, cardio mezzanine, east…

UNM Lobo Social Packs
February 24, 2021

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The Student Activities Center is creating Lobo Social Packs to help students find ways to be involved in our COVID-restricted environment.  The Lobo Social Packs match up four students with one i…

UNM Earns 2021-2022 Military Friendly Gold Designation
February 18, 2021

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The Military Friendly ratings program recently named The University of New Mexico as a desired destination for military-affiliated students within New Mexico and throughout the country.

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February is Black History Month
February 1, 2021


Please join us in celebrating Black History Month!  UNM African American Student Services has several events planned.  The celebration kicked off with the virtual Flag Raising Ceremony …

Celebrate Kindness
February 1, 2021

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It's February and that means BeKind Week is right around the corner.  There are a few COVID-safe ways you can celebrate with us.  This year, we launched the BeKind to Yourself BINGO game whi…


Res Life Initiates #LoboTrue Student Staff Selection
March 24, 2021


Residence Life is initiating a new #LoboTrue Student Staff Selection for the 2021-2022 school year. Aanyone who is interested in becoming a student leader, gaining resume experience, and building rela…

BeKind UNM Team Creates #bekindunmdaily
March 17, 2021


The BeKind UNM team has created another initiative to help us be kind all year long...and win prizes!  Each month we will pick a particular day to have people post photos with the #bekind…

Torres to Retire After 25 Years at UNM
March 5, 2021

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Dr. Eliseo "Cheo" Torres  has decided to retire on August 1, 2021 after 25 years as UNM Vice President for Student Affairs.  He will, however, remain at UNM quarter-time as a faculty member …

Celebrate Women's History Month
March 3, 2021

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March is Women’s History Month and the UNM Women’s Resource Center is hosting several events to celebrate.  Virtual events include Women's History Month trivia; a dance party; Cafe …

New Student Orientation Needs Leaders
March 3, 2021


The New Student Orientation program is looking for students who are passionate about UNM and looking for a way to make a positive impact in our UNM community to serve as Orientation Leaders.  Ori…

WRC Sabrina Single Mothers Scholarship 
March 3, 2021


The Women’s Resource Center is currently seeking applicants for The Sabrina Single Mothers Scholarship.  Applicants must be a graduate or undergraduate single parent at UNM, must …


The New Front Line
April 21, 2021

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UNM Army ROTC cadets serve on the front lines during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cadets in The University of New Mexico Army ROTC program take classes, go through training, commission as officers in the Un…

Saying Goodbye to Glenda
April 7, 2021


The Division of Student Affairs would like to express our condolences on the loss of one of our great Lobos last week.  Glenda Lewis was a well-loved member of the UNM community for so many years…

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) 
April 7, 2021


Each April the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) sheds lights on sexual assault topics.  This year, the LoboRESPECT Advocacy Center, along with the LGBTQ Resource Center and Women&…

Lobo Food Pantry Donations Made Easier
April 7, 2021

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Want to donate to the Lobo Food Pantry?  There’s an easy way to do that through a payroll deduction!  Any amount helps and now you can choose two different donation options including a…


UNM Army ROTC Commander Departing at the End of May
May 24, 2021


LTC Thomas Chae is departing as head of the UNM Army ROTC program at the end of the month, and it’s fair to say that his time with UNM was unique in many ways.  While employed at The Univer…

VMRC Honors Lobo Graduates
May 14, 2021

The Veteran's and Military Resource Center at the University of New Mexico is celebrating it's graduates virtually this year. 

Please check out this video recognition. 

We are proud of you!…


The VMRC is Moving
July 26, 2021

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On August 2, the Veterans Military and Resource Center is moving to 608 Buena Vista Drive (Building 20A, west of Dane Smith Hall).  The move will provide students with additional resources and al…

Torres Retires after 25 years at UNM
July 19, 2021

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As the fall 2021 semester comes into view and the Lobos will be back to in-person instruction after a COVID-19-driven hiatus, one UNM staple will be noticeably absent.  Scholes Hall Room 229 will…

Army ROTC Welcomes Major Meinders to the Helm
July 14, 2021


The University of New Mexico Army ROTC program recently welcomed Major Jeffrey Meinders as its new leader following the departure of LTC Thomas Chae. 

Meinders is an Army Aviator who has been on …


UNM Equal Opportunity Center Awarded Grant
September 6, 2021


The U.S. Department of Education announced that The University of New Mexico will receive a federal Educational Opportunities Center (EOC) grant of $273,793.00 to help unemployed workers, low-wage wor…