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Prestigious Honors Bestowed on Two Black Scholars

Prestigious Honors Bestowed on Two Black Scholars

Patricia Green-Powell of Florida A&M University won an award from the National Association of Student Affairs Professionals and Yemane Asmeron of the University of New Mexico was honored by the Geochemical Society and the European Association of Geochemistry.

Mississippi Valley State University Teams Up With the University of New Mexico

Mississippi Valley State University Teams Up With the University of New Mexico

Historically Black Mississippi Valley State University has entered into a partnership agreement with the University of New Mexico. Under the agreement students from the two universities will be able to participate in a cultural exchange program.

Alfred Mathewson Named Co-Dean of the University of New Mexico School of Law

Alfred Mathewson Named Co-Dean of the University of New Mexico School of Law

Professor Mathewson joined the law school’s faculty in 1983. Previously, he worked as a corporate, securities, and banking attorney in Denver. Professor Mathewson also serves as as director of the Africana studies program at the university.

Two Scholars of the Arts Honored With Awards

Two Scholars of the Arts Honored With Awards

Melanye White Dixon, an associate professor of dance at Ohio State University, and Kirsten Pai Buick, an associate professor in the College of Fine Arts at the University of New Mexico, win prestigious awards.

Robert Jefferson Named Director of Africana Studies at the University of New Mexico

Robert Jefferson Named Director of Africana Studies at the University of New Mexico

Currently, Dr. Jefferson is an associate professor in the history department at the University of Alabama Birmingham and has led the African American studies program at the university.

Two Scholars in New Teaching Roles

Two Scholars in New Teaching Roles

Brian K. Gibbs was appointed an assistant professor at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center and Laricka Wingate was named director of the Center for Africana Studies at Oklahoma State University.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African-Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African-Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Alfred Mathewson Is a Finalist for Dean of the University of New Mexico School of Law

Alfred Mathewson Is a Finalist for Dean of the University of New Mexico School of Law

Professor Mathewson holds the Henry Weihofen Chair in Law at the University of New Mexico. He is also the director of the university’s Africana studies program. He has served on the faculty at the University of New Mexico School of Law since 1983.

Kymberly Pinder Named Dean of the College of Fine Arts at the University of New Mexico

Kymberly Pinder Named Dean of the College of Fine Arts at the University of New Mexico

She is a professor and former chair of the department of art history, theory, and criticism at the Art Institute of Chicago.

Civil Rights Suit Filed Against the University of New Mexico

Civil Rights Suit Filed Against the University of New Mexico

The complaint was filed by local clergy and the Albuquerque chapter of the NAACP.