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New Mexico News

News stories from the past 60 days.

USDA Partners to Improve Electric Infrastructure for More Than 347,000 Rural Americans Across 13 States
Sep 19, 2018 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing $398.5 million through the Electric Infrastructure Loan Program to improve rural electric service in 13 states. This includes investments in smart grid technology to increase system efficiencies.
Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture
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UNM Pre-Med Students Guide Academy to Success
Aug 10, 2018 - Highlights the experiences of three pre-med students from the University of New Mexico (UNM) who worked with the Teen Academy for Health Sciences, which works to expose high school students in the state to information on health careers. They spoke with the Academy students about scholarships, college applications, and different health careers in the state. The UNM program these students are a part of is designed to help address the state's demand for physicians. 20 of its 28 spots are reserved for students from rural New Mexico.
Source: Southwest Center for Health Innovation
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Last Updated: 9/24/2018