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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...

Medical physics master’s degree program seeking applicants for fall 2020
November 25, 2019
The University of New Mexico School of Engineering’s Department of Nuclear Engineering, in partnership with the School of Medicine’s Department of Radiology, is jointly offering a master of science degree in nuclear engineering with a concentration in medical physics. Read More...

Nuclear engineering students encourage Girl Scouts to pursue STEM
September 24, 2019
The University of New Mexico’s student section of the American Nuclear Society recently organized a Girl Scout event where UNM student volunteers educated girls on nuclear technology and the careers in the field in hopes of attracting more women into STEM disciplines. Read More...

UNM nuclear engineers develop safer, faster reactor design
September 9, 2019
UNM nuclear engineers develop safer, faster reactor design Read More...

Gemma Strong receives 2019-2020 American Nuclear Society Undergraduate Scholarship
September 8, 2019
Gemma Strong receives 2019-2020 American Nuclear Society Undergraduate Scholarship Read More...

Perfetti receives funding for project to improve accuracy of nuclear data evaluations
July 11, 2019
Christopher Perfetti, assistant professor in The University of New Mexico Department of Nuclear Engineering, has received funding for a project to help researchers achieve more accurate nuclear measurement data. Read More...

UNM’s American Nuclear Society student section wins first-place national award
June 12, 2019
The University of New Mexico’s student section of the American Nuclear Society has been selected to receive this year's Samuel Glasstone Award. Read More...

UNM nuclear reactor 50th anniversary symposium documentation
April 29, 2019
UNM celebrated the 50th anniversary of this event with a symposium on April 23. Read More...

UNM’s nuclear reactor celebrates 50th anniversary with historical symposium
April 15, 2019
April 1969. Tommy Roe’s “Dizzy” was the top single record. Nixon was president. Miniskirts were a major fashion trend. And Neil Armstrong’s moon landing was just a few months away. Read More...