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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...

Nuclear engineering students win honors at national student conference
April 11, 2019
University of New Mexico Department of Nuclear Engineering students traveled recently to the 2019 American Nuclear Society Student Conference at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Va. Read More...

Nuclear Engineering rises to No. 13 in U.S. News rankings
March 12, 2019
School of Engineering ranked No. 85 in nation in ‘U.S. News & World Report’ survey Read More...