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Recent News

Nuclear engineering student group selected as top in nation for second year in a row
August 3, 2020
For the second consecutive year, The University of New Mexico’s student section of the American Nuclear Society (ANS) has been selected to receive the Samuel Glasstone Award. Read More...

New chair of the Department of Nuclear Engineering begins August 1
July 23, 2020
The University of New Mexico’s Department of Nuclear Engineering will welcome a new leader this academic year with the arrival of Hyoung K. Lee. Read More...

Nuclear engineering alumnus named to National Academies committee
July 6, 2020
Joseph A. Sholtis Jr., who received his master’s degree in nuclear engineering from The University of New Mexico, has been appointed to a National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine committee to study space nuclear propulsion technologies. Read More...

UNM makes strong presence at American Nuclear Society national meeting
June 11, 2020
The University of New Mexico Department of Nuclear Engineering played a prominent role in the American Nuclear Society national meeting, held virtually June 8-11. Read More...

Medical physics master’s program accepting applications
March 23, 2020
Applications for a master of science degree in nuclear engineering with a concentration in medical physics at The University of New Mexico are still being accepted for the fall 2020 semester. The deadline has been extended to May 1. Read More...

School of Engineering ranked No. 87 in nation in ‘U.S. News & World Report’ survey
March 17, 2020
The University of New Mexico School of Engineering ranked No 87 in the nation in the U.S. News & World Report 2021 Best Graduate Schools rankings for engineering, released today. Read More...

American Nuclear Society co-hosts Art of Science event
February 20, 2020
American Nuclear Society co-hosts Art of Science event Read More...

UNM’s nuclear engineering program garners another top ranking
February 6, 2020
The University of New Mexico’s master of science degree in nuclear engineering has recently been named No. 11 in the nation, according to a listing by Grad School Hub ranking the 20 best master’s programs in nuclear engineering. Read More...

UNM’s nuclear engineering department makes a strong presence at national meeting
December 4, 2019
The University of New Mexico’s Department of Nuclear Engineering is a small department, but made a mighty impact at the recent 2019 American Nuclear Society (ANS) Winter Meeting and Nuclear Technology Expo in Washington, D.C. Read More...