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UNM Lobo Club audit reveals decades of fiscal mismanagement

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ALBUQUERQUE – State Auditor Tim Keller released a special audit of the University of New Mexico Athletics Department and its related institutions including the UNM Foundation and the Lobo Club Nov. 10. The Office of the State Auditor initiated the audit in May after receiving multiple complaints from concerned citizens...

New preschool opens at Indian Hills Elementary for deaf, hard of hearing

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A new school is now open for pre-school aged students at the Indian Hills Elementary School in east Gallup who are deaf and hard of hearing.

The new school opened on Nov. 6, as officials for the New Mexico School for the Deaf, and officials from Gallup McKinley County Schools were joined by faculty, parents, and community members for a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

“No deaf child is to be left alone,” Dr. Rosemary Gallegos said to the audience of more than 50 at the dedication.  “I thank the early intervention staff, the school district, and Indian Hills elementary staff.”

As the ribbon was cut by a preschool student joined by Gallegos and Charles Long, president of the...

UNM-Gallup selects new CEO

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University of New Mexico Interim Provost Craig White is proud to announce the selection of Dr. James Malm as the new Chief Executive Officer for the UNM-Gallup Campus.

Malm will begin his position on Nov.13.

“I am very excited to welcome Dr. Malm as CEO of UNM-Gallup. James’ broad experience and passion for community college education made him the consensus choice for the position,“ White said. “I am confident he will be an outstanding leader in bringing together all those interested in the success of the institution.”

In accepting the offer to lead the Gallup campus, Malm said, “My wife Keli and I are delighted to accept UNM-Gallup’s invitation to become contributing...

UNM-G student group hosts panel on Uranium

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The UNM Gallup campus student association UNITY held a forum at Calvin Hall on the effects on health caused by historic uranium mining and milling in greater Gallup, Grants, and Crownpoint Nov. 2.

Five panelists spoke from their experiences over the last 50 years.

“There is no such thing as remediation when it comes to uranium,” Dr. Christine Lowery said to an auditorium of students, faculty, and area community members.  “What I appreciate about eastern coastal tribes is they’re looking ahead seven generations. I live on the lip of the Jackpile mine.”

Jackpile is short for the Jackpile-Paguate uranium mine site located at the Pueblo of Laguna. The site was mined from 1953...

UNM-G names new CEO

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By Marilee Petranovich

UNM-G Public Relations

University of New Mexico Interim Provost Craig White is proud to announce the selection of Dr. James Malm as the new Chief Executive Officer for the UNM-Gallup Campus.  Dr. Malm will begin his position on November 13, 2017.  “I am very excited to welcome Dr. Malm as CEO of UNM-Gallup.  James’ broad experience and passion for community college education made him the consensus choice for the position,“ said White.  “I am confident he will be an outstanding leader in bringing together all those interested in the success of the institution.”

In accepting the offer to lead the Gallup campus, Dr. Malm said, “My wife Keli and I are...

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