'Nothing Left For Me' focuses on the trauma brought by the Navajo Livestock Reduction Program
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by Megan Kamerick
1M ago
In a new show, the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology at the University of New Mexico uses photography to explore a traumatic time for the Navajo people. “Nothing Left For Me: Federal Policy and the Photography of Milton Snow in Diné Bikéyah” looks at the brutal impact of the Navajo Livestock Reduction imposed upon Diné communities and homelands by U.S. Indian Commissioner John Collier starting in the 1930s ..read more
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New poetry anthology highlights voices from around New Mexico
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by Megan Kamerick
4M ago
On this episode, a new anthology of New Mexico poets highlights themes of community, culture, history and landscape. We talk with Associate Professor Levi Romero and his co-editor, Poet Michelle Otero, about the collection, "New Mexico Poetry Anthology 2023." And we revisit an interview from last year with filmmaker turned author Ramona Emerson about her debut novel “Shutter ..read more
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UNM grad named CNN Hero of the Year for his work as a street vet
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by Megan Kamerick
5M ago
On this episode University of New Mexico graduate Dr. Kwane Stewart talks about the organization he created, Project Street Vet. Stewart offers judgement-free veterinary care to the pets of people who are unhoused ..read more
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UNM law professor's contributions to Native American rights garners national recognition
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by Megan Kamerick
6M ago
On this episode we talk with Professor Emerita Gloria Valencia-Weber. She recently received the Pierce-Hickerson Award from the National Legal Aid and Defenders Association. The award honors law professionals who have made outstanding contributions to the advancement or preservation of Native American rights ..read more
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Professor works to create a mental health center in the West Bank
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by Megan Kamerick
7M ago
On this episode we talk about traumatic stress in conflict areas with Lori Rudolph, whose research has focused on the West Bank of Palestine ..read more
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Graduate students strut their research stuff at LoboBITES
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by Megan Kamerick
8M ago
Every year graduate students at the University of New Mexico present their research in 3-minute long talks, competing to advance to a regional competition. The idea is to help grad students learn to present their work succinctly to audiences. We talk with several graduate researchers ..read more
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Author details the nuclear 'colonization' of New Mexico
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by Megan Kamerick
8M ago
On this episode Associate Professor Myrriah Gomez talks about her book “Nuclear Nuevo México: Colonialism and the Effects of the Nuclear Industrial Complex on Nuevomexicanos ..read more
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How the spike in book challenges hurts libraries and intellectual freedom
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by Megan Kamerick
11M ago
On this episode we talk with Deirdre Caparoso about explosion of challenges against libraries and books. She is outreach and community engagement librarian at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Library and Informatics Center. She is also chair of the intellectual freedom committee for the New Mexico Library Association ..read more
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Researchers will study MDMA-assisted therapy for opioid addiction; Book re-examines humans' impact on the environment
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by Megan Kamerick
1y ago
On this episode a researcher talks about a new study that will use MDMA-assisted therapy to help new mothers with opioid addiction, and a new book re-examines humans impact on the environment ..read more
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Open educational resources help undercut rising college costs
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by Megan Kamerick
1y ago
On this episode we look at open educational resources. It's one way to curtail the steep costs college students face in buying text books. These are materials in the public domain or are under a license that allows them to be freely used, changed, or shared with others. We’ll hear from instructors at the University of New Mexico who are using and creating these materials and why they love them ..read more
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