UNM Alumni Association News
Join us for our upcoming Lobo Living Room on Thursday, Feb. 23. Mark Doty, National Book Award winner and poet, will deliver the keynote lecture. He is the author of nine books of poetry, including Deep Lane (April 2015), Fire to Fire: New and Selected Poems, which won the 2008 National Book Award, and My Alexandria, winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the T.S. Eliot Prize in the UK. More
We are proud to announce The University of New Mexico Board of Regents approved the renaming of Hodgin Hall’s Alumni Center Plaza to the Dr. Karen Abraham Courtyard in honor of our retiring associate vice president of alumni relations and the executive director of the UNM Alumni Association, Karen Abraham. More
Happy New Year from The UNM Alumni Association! Today is a great time to start 2016 off right by logging into our new website and UNM Alumni Connect to reconnect with your fellow Lobo alums.
A starry night is one of nature's most magical wonders. Yet, in our artificially lit world, most of us no longer experience true darkness. In this talk based on his book, “The End of Night: Searching for Natural Darkness in an Age of Artificial Light,” Paul Bogard seeks to restore our awareness of the spectacularly primal, wildly dark night sky.
Dana joins our team today as our new vice president of alumni relations and executive director of the Alumni Association. We encourage our Albuquerque-area alums, and any alumni planning trips to New Mexico, to join us at upcoming events for the opportunity to meet Dana. President Robert Frank selected Dana Allen as UNM’s new vice president of alumni relations and executive director of the Alumni Association in October 2015. Most recently, she worked as the assistant vice president for alumni relations and executive director of the Alumni Association at Old Dominion in Norfolk, Virginia. More
Lobo Living Room travels to the UNM Art Museum to present an evening lecture on the distinctive pottery from the small village of Mata Ortiz, in Casas Grandes, Mexico. Bill Gilbert, UNM Distinguished Professor of Art and Ecology, will discuss the effect the potters of Mata Ortíz have on the Ceramics and the Land Arts of the American West programs through an examination of the role of personal creativity and communal support in the development of the art movement in the village. More
Join your friends and classmates in celebrating the Golden Graduates of 1966 and Heritage Club Members (those who have graduated 50 or more years ago) for two days of fun events, including participating in the 2016 Commencement Exercise! More
Graduates have inspiring stories to tell. Each year at The University of New Mexico, a new cohort of graduates celebrates the culmination of a long, sometimes trying but rewarding experience as they graduate after completing their degree requirements. More
With five opportunities to meet up with your fellow Lobo Alumni in the Albuquerque area, mark your calendars for a number of fun Summer Social events. More
Chicago Area Alumni Weekend will take place August 12-14. The UNM Alumni Association is headed your way for a variety of events. Click here for all the howling fun details! More
Can you smell it? We can! UNM Alumni Chapters across the nation are readying to roast hundreds of pounds of chile for their local Green Chile Roasts and Alumni Picnics. Order your chile today! More
We are still taking donations to help make this year’s auction the best yet! Help our scholarships and programs by donating an item to our auction. More! More
UNM’s Naval ROTC invites all alumni, faculty, staff and community members to join the celebration. More
The UNM Alumni Association is proud to announce the recipients of its 2016 Lobo, Zia and Inspirational Young Alumnus awards. The recipients will be honored at the Alumni Association’s All University Breakfast on Oct. 1. More
The UNM Alumni Association will collect nonperishable food items Sept. 26 through Sept. 30 in support of the Roadrunner Food Bank and the Lobo Food Pantry. More
By special arrangement, Popejoy Hall has made it possible for UNM alumni to purchase tickets to select performances of the Grammy and Tony awards winning production of Disney’s The Lion King. More
The UNM Alumni Association is seeking nominations for its prestigious James F. Zimmerman, Bernard S. Rodey, Erna S. Fergusson and Faculty Teaching Awards. The deadline to submit nominations is Nov. 4. More
The Fall 2016 Mirage Magazine hit alumni mailboxes last month. Read the latest fascinating, inspiring and intriguing alumni stories online too. More
The UNM Alumni Association gives our Lobos with wanderlust the opportunity to continue their education by traveling the world through our Alumni Travel Program. With a number of unique trip opportunities, our Alumni Travel Program sets you up for success by handling all the travel plans and arrangements for you. More
Our monthly e-newsletter for UNM alumni and friends is ready to read online. More
There are a couple football games left this season! Be sure to purchase your single-game tickets for this season’s remaining games. More
Our team at Alumni Relations will start planning Homecoming 2017 in January! If you have any suggestions or feedback about Homecoming 2016, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to an even bigger and better celebration in 2017!
From everyone on the UNM Alumni Relations Team, we wish you a very happy Thanksgiving. Our offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 24, and Friday, Nov. 25, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. We will reopen at 8 a.m. Monday, Nov.
The UNM Alumni Association and UNM Young Alumni Chapter invite soon-to-be Fall Class of 2016 graduates to celebrate their achievements and join the UNM alumni family at the New Graduate Reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 16, at Hodgin Hall Alumni Center. RSVP required. More
This smaller (unofficial) version of your diploma lists your name and degree, and fits in your wallet. Pickup this gift at the New Graduate Reception or at Hodgin Hall Alumni Center on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016. If you are unable to pickup your Mini-Diploma, we will mail it to you. Sign up to receive yours here (login required). More
The Lobos will take on the UTSA Roadrunners starting at noon Saturday, Dec. 17, at University Stadium and we’re hosting a tailgate to celebrate. The UNM Alumni Association, Athletic Department, Lobo Club and Alumni Lettermen will host an all alumni tailgate starting at 9 a.m. in the North 4 Fan Fest Lot. Join us in the big tent for breakfast burritos, coffee, hot chocolate, entertainment, games, prizes and more! More
What makes a Wednesday better than donuts? Free coffee and hot cocoa with that free donut! Students are invited to join us the first Wednesday of the month from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. for Donut Wednesday. More info. More
African American Student Services kicked off Black History Month on January 30, 2017 with brunch honoring Dr. Carol Anderson is Professor of African American Studies at Emory University. In addition to the brunch many events are planned for the month including workshops, community service events and much more! More
UNM alumni had reason to be proud as they honor UNM Alumni Association award recipients. Congratulations to our 2017 award honorees: David Campbell (MPA ’81, JD ’86), Zimmerman Award; Loren Kieve (JD ’73), Rodey Award; Stephen Ciepiela (BA ’77, MPA ’80), Fergusson Award; and Amy Brandzel, Faculty Teaching Award. More
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