Recent News


Taos author, UNM-Taos faculty member search for meaning behind sustainable living
April 27, 2022
Five years ago, Taos High School English teacher and author Jim Kristofic set out across the Southwest on a quest to find sustainable building techniques and learn the philosophies of its gurus. What came from Kristofic’s experience is his latest book, House Gods: Sustainable Buildings and Renegade Builders. A contributor to House Gods is UNM-Taos Construction Technology Coordinator Mark Goldman, who is one of the builders/architects interviewed for a chapter.


New UNM-Taos HIVE Digital Training Program Graduates First Class
April 19, 2022
Via in-person and virtually on April 11 at the HIVE (Hub of Internet-based Vocation and Education) on Gusdorf Road in Taos, Microsoft & LinkedIn Learning Internship program graduates met with representatives from three local organizations to get to know each other. This is the first program offered at the HIVE that transitions into a paid internship, with the possibility of full-time employment down the road.


UNM-Taos new jewelry/small metals instructor hired
April 13, 2022
UNM-Taos metalsmithing machines that have been sleeping for a few years are about to be woken up. UNM-Taos has found a new instructor for jewelry-making and small metalwork.


CDL grad Stephen Archuleta — from job-hopper to happy trucker
April 7, 2022
Stephen Archuleta kept searching for a way up and out of his financial quagmire. Plus, he wanted a job he actually liked. Then he read an article about the CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) certificate program at UNM-Taos. The decision to get a CDL changed his life.