Category Archives: Education

The Line: Management Of UNM Athletics Department

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May 26, 2017 – Local media continued to follow up on details this week on spending by the UNM athletics department on a trip to Scotland for staff and major donors. KRQE’s Larry Barker reported that the trip cost much more than officials initially reported. As the university continues to struggle with financial challenges, can the athletics department continue to operate at a deficit without strong financial oversight? Gene Grant and our Line opinion panelists discuss perceptions about the management of spending on sports and what might be ahead.

Line Panelists:
Merritt Allen, Vox Optima LLC
Diane Denish, former lieutenant governor
Dan Foley, former New Mexico House minority whip
Sophie Martin, attorney and editor of

Preparing For The Transition From High School To College

NMiF: Navigation the first year of college

May 12, 2017 – The transition from high school to college is exciting and challenging for many students. This week, producer Sarah Gustavus and Max Bode, our intern this year from Amy Biehl High School, invited high school seniors and college students to join us to talk about how they prepared for life after high school.

Mentioned on NMiF:
Generation Justice
College Horizons

Gabe Gallegos, Director of Communication, Associated Students of the University of New Mexico
Sonny Olguin, high school senior at Native American Community Academy
Brennan Ollivier, high school senior at Native American Community Academy