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Fire engulfs home of retired Santa Fe assistant fire chief

Apr. 04, 2022 11:43 AM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A retired Santa Fe assistant fire chief continues to recover from severe burns after his own home was decimated last week in a blaze. Ted Bolleter remains in the University of New Mexico Burn Center, the Santa Fe New Mexican reported. His...

UNM aims to transform ethnic studies program into department

Mar. 05, 2022 11:08 AM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Kirsten Pai Buick said the University of New Mexico was the one place she interviewed that didn’t ask her whether her study of African American art and history qualified her to teach American history. She knew then, two decades ago, that UNM was the right...

New Mexico University suffers shortage of donated cadavers

Mar. 04, 2022 19:56 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Fewer people in New Mexico are donating their bodies to science when they die, making training harder for medical students preparing for their careers. The University of New Mexico Anatomy Lab said Friday that it needs about 75 donated cadavers each year...