Tag Archives | Dr. Marty Hewlett

The UNM-Taos model for education

You won’t find a “UNM-Taos Model for Education” written down anywhere. It’s an idea I came across in looking back on 2013 and pondering some of the successes and improvements we’ve seen in our community college in the past year. So I figured, after writing 150 articles in the Taos News about the events, the […]

Enrollment increases once again at UNM-Taos

The numbers don’t lie. Once again UNM-Taos has come out on top, even in a time when most prognosticators figured that, with state funding cuts causing tuition increases, federal grants and student loans shrinking and the improving economy producing at least a trickle of jobs, enrollment numbers in colleges and universities throughout the nation were […]

The UNM-Taos report: Gut science at the Harwood

Like a lot of people, I have always found science fascinating, but since high school I have had to admit that I’m just not very good at it. Nevertheless, the fascination remains. I think it’s that kind of people which Dr. Marty Hewlett, Professor Emeritus at the University of Arizona, area coordinator for Health Sciences […]

Distance education at our local college

In her spring budget address, Executive Director Dr. Kate O’Neill cautioned faculty and staff that drastic cuts in state funding and the drying up of major grant monies would force UNM-Taos to not only reduce course offerings, increase class size and limit essential developmental studies and dual credit programs, but that we would soon be […]

Broadening the discussion

Anyone who still buys into the popular notion that our small, rural community is trapped in some quirky, fatalistic time warp paying perpetual lip service to the past is in for a big surprise. Thanks to a collaborative effort between the Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology, The Harwood Museum and UNM-Taos, Dr. Leroy […]