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Dance as a Healing Art

Dance as a Healing Art

Dance as a Healing Art UNM alumnus promotes social justice and equality through modern dance By Michelle G. McRuiz Dana Tai Soon Burgess (BUS ’90) has a long and impressive list of accomplishments. He is the artistic director and founder of Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance...
Resilience in the Face of Adversity

Resilience in the Face of Adversity

Resilience in the Face of Adversity Presidential Scholar’s path may deviate, but her focus is unswervingBy Michelle G. McRuiz When you meet Daisy Belmares-Ortega (BS ’23), you first notice the kindness that radiates from her. She shows concern for others and listens...
Now Is the Time

Now Is the Time

Now Is the Time Physician’s Endowed Scholarship Supports First-year Medical Students From Northern New Mexico By Michelle G. McRuiz The past two-and-a-half years have given people ample time to think about what’s truly valuable in life: what to bring to fruition, what...
Spotlight on Human Rights

Spotlight on Human Rights

Spotlight on Human Rights New Mexico’s indigenous people inspire Albuquerque couple to support cross-collaboration at UNMBy Michelle G. McRuiz As a graduate student in UNM’s Anthropology department, Robert (Bob) K. Hitchcock (MA ’77, PhD ’82) and his colleagues...
Problem-Solvers Wanted

Problem-Solvers Wanted

Problem-Solvers Wanted Sigma Science establishes scholarship to attract bright engineering students By Michelle G. McRuiz Gilbert (Gil) Torres (BS ’89) and Kimberly Peña (BBA ’91) think nuclear engineering is an excellent career choice. It offers stimulation,...
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