Alumni Stories

Intriguing. Inspiring. Diverse. Our alumni have some of the most fascinating stories to tell and we are always honored to share their accomplishments and achievements. We hope you find inspiration in the stories we tell here.

If you have a story you’d like to tell, contact us at or 505-277-5808.

Featured Alum

Dr. Vicente Ximenes

Doctorate Recipient, Civil Rights Leader

The memory of Dr. (Honorary) Vicente Ximenes' 70 year legacy of public service to advance education and civil rights in New Mexico, the United States, and the world was honored on March 28, 2014. Over the course of his long career of public service, Vicente Ximenes was the exemplar of the citizen scholar... Read more...

More Alumni Stories

Science and Math Educator

Athlete, UNM Supporter, and Community Leader

Writer of Personal Experiences

Breaking in with “Breaking Bad”

Educator, Mentor, Homecoming Queen

Educator and Champion of Women's Sports

Educating Native American Kids, with Respect

Not Slowing Down

Doctor, Air Force Captain, Green Chile Fanatic

Heading the Native American Student Center

“Calling Mark” on Afghanistan

An Abiding Love for Sports, Lobos, and UNM

Medical Student

Awarded Purpose Prize

Doctorate Recipient, Civil Rights Leader

Award-winning Set Designer

Strategic Communication Campaign

Dedicated Health Professional


Naval officer Honored

Enriching the Classroom

Learning Medicine From All Angles

Soccer Professional

The Power to Perform

For questions or more information:

Alumni Relations Office
O: 505-277-5808
800-ALUM-UNM (258-6866)