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Fruits of Their Labor
September 13, 2022

UNM-Taos Hospitality Coordinator and Culinary Arts Instructor Karla Nardi and her Fruit & Vegetable Carving class had been asked to create a centerpiece for a gathering with Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, elected officials, and local leaders on Sept. 7 at the Farmhouse Café and Bakery in El Prado. No small order, but they were up to the challenge.



VFW Magazine Features New Mexico Veterans Upward Bound’s Success
September 7, 2022

Veterans who wanted to return to school or change their careers know the benefits of reaching out to the New Mexico Veterans Upward Bound (NMVUB) program. Thanks to the article Academic Program in New Mexico Helps Veterans Succeed in Higher Education, which appears in the September 2022 edition of VFW Magazine, many others will now know the benefits as well.



First Year Reflections
August 31, 2022

August marked the year anniversary of Mary Gutierrez, Ed.D., being at the helm of UNM-Taos. We recently caught up with the chancellor to hear reflections about her first year. She emphasized listening and learning, expansion of workforce programs, and collaboration with high schools. A return to her home state also reintroduced her to chile, the Río Grande Gorge, snow, and star-filled skies — not to mention dog antics!



Carrie Fonder: What Sticks
August 24, 2022

What Sticks is a solo exhibition of new work by Carrie Fonder that explores power, longevity, and residue.  Fonder intuitively weaves materials, both two-dimensional and three-dimensional, into a series of interrelated works.