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UNM’s Lobo Launch team honored by governor
January 31, 2020
The University of New Mexico Lobo Launch team was honored Thursday at the New Mexico statehouse in Santa Fe by Gov. Michelle Lujan-Grisham. Read More...

UNM’s FSAE car on display at Wheels Museum in Albuquerque
January 13, 2020
The University of New Mexico’s Formula Society of Automotive Engineers (FSAE) LOBOMotorsports team is actively engaged in community events, proudly displaying the cars the team has designed, built and raced at events ranging from local cultural festivals to driving day events to UNM recruitment days and showcases for the university. Read More...

State of shock: 200-year-old law about gas mixtures called into question
December 6, 2019
According to a new study led by a team from The University of New Mexico, centuries-old laws about the behavior of gas mixtures do not apply in the presence of shock waves. Read More...

Shen named PNM Chair for Renewable Energy Research
November 5, 2019
Yu-Lin Shen, professor and chair of The University of New Mexico Department of Mechanical Engineering, is the recipient of the PNM Chair for Renewable Energy Research. Read More...

Formula SAE team keeps busy engaging with the community this fall
October 16, 2019
The University of New Mexico’s Formula SAE LOBOmotorsports team has been busy so far this semester, not only beginning the design and build process on the 2020 car, but engaging with the community and promoting their program. Read More...

UNM will host 2020 ASEE Gulf-Southwest Annual Conference
September 13, 2019
UNM will host 2020 ASEE Gulf-Southwest Annual Conference Read More...

Formula SAE team has 20/20 vision for 2020
August 8, 2019
For two decades, The University of New Mexico’s Formula Society of Automotive Engineers team has been designing, building and racing a Formula-style car for competition in an international contest. Read More...

Building bridges
August 1, 2019
National Science Foundation-funded program helping students make the transition from community college to UNM Read More...

Rocket team pleased with Spaceport America Cup debut results, looking forward to next year
July 18, 2019
The University of New Mexico’s Lobo Launch rocket team placed No. 5 overall and No. 3 in its height class out of 120 teams from 14 countries in the June 18-22 Spaceport America Cup near Las Cruces. Read More...