Brain Drain

December 15, 2017 – The so-called “brain drain” of talented young professionals from New Mexico is a topic that comes up often in New Mexico. There are many ideas for making sure recent graduates can find jobs and opportunities here. … Continue reading Bringing Back STEM Grads

July 28, 2017 – In this series, New Mexico in Focus looks at the phenomenon of talented young people leaving the state for opportunity elsewhere. Previous segments explored the economic imperative to create new jobs, the challenges rural areas face … Continue reading The Brain Drain: Potential Solutions

July 28, 2017 – The Albuquerque Journal recently looked at New Mexicans who have left the city to move to Denver to further their career. It’s not the first time that reporters and others have looked to Denver and asked … Continue reading The Line: Opinions On The Brain Drain

July 21, 2017 – In the Brain Drain series, New Mexico in Focus has been examining why so many bright, talented young people leave the state. In this segment, correspondent Gwyneth Doland talks to 20- and 30-somethings about living and … Continue reading Young Professionals Plug the Brain Drain

July 14, 2017 – Many rural communities in New Mexico are losing population and searching for ways to restore lost economic vitality. In many parts of the state there are very few high-quality jobs and the jobs that do exist … Continue reading Stopping The Rural Brain Drain

July 7, 2017 – Every problem we identify in New Mexico seems to come back to one thing: jobs. How do we attract more businesses and create more high-paying jobs? How do we prepare and train workers for those careers? … Continue reading Brain Drain Series Segment 1: The Nature of the Problem