Episodes

This week on New Mexico in Focus, host Gene Grant sits down with current provost and former president of the University of New Mexico Chaouki Abdallah. He is leaving his 30-year career at UNM to take a position at his … Continue reading Former UNM President Chaouki Abdallah, UNM Men’s Soccer, The Line

This week on New Mexico in Focus, producer Sarah Gustavus sits down with an attorney and one of the parents listed in a combined lawsuit that argued that the state’s public education system is not meeting constitutional requirements to provide equal access to education, … Continue reading Education Equality Lawsuit, UNM Athletics Financial Troubles, The Line

This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Khalil Ekulona sits down with University of New Mexico Athletics Director Eddie Nuñez to talk about his first year on the job, his take on some big issues in college athletics and … Continue reading New Mexico Athletics Director Eddie Nuñez, The Line

This week, New Mexico in Focus looks at the Santa Fe International Folk Art Market, now celebrating its 15th anniversary. The IFAM has brought nearly 1,000 master folk artists to Santa Fe from around the world, resulting in an economic impact … Continue reading Santa Fe International Folk Art Market, Our Land, The Line

This week, New Mexico in Focus looks at the potential impact of bus passes on the health of young people in Albuquerque and revisits some of our favorite interviews and stories from the past year. Producer Sarah Gustavus sits down … Continue reading The Impact of Bus Passes on the Health of Young People, Our Favorite Stories from the Past Year

This week on New Mexico in Focus, producer Sarah Gustavus looks at why it is important for students who identify as Latino, African American, Native American or Asian to see their culture reflected in textbooks, lessons and images in their classroom. … Continue reading Representing Diversity in the Classroom, The Line

This week on New Mexico in Focus, host Gene Grant sits down with Yvette Kaufman-Bell, executive director of the New Mexico Office of African American Affairs, to discuss strategies for improving the health of African American children in our state. … Continue reading Addressing The Health Needs Of Black Children In New Mexico, International Law And Asylum, The Line

This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Khalil Ekulona sits down with sociology professor and author Rick Eckstein to talk about youth sports, women’s sports, and what’s at stake for young athletes – in New Mexico and across the … Continue reading Women’s Sports in New Mexico, Photographer Craig Varjabedian, The Line

This week on New Mexico in Focus, Gene Grant explores a unique learning experience with two tutors from a college in the City Different. For over 25 years, Summer Classics at St. John’s College in Santa Fe has hosted participants … Continue reading Summer Learning in Santa Fe, Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge, The Line

Advocates say humanizing people on the streets helps address other concerns for the health and wellbeing of people who are experiencing instability in their housing. This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Antonia Gonzales leads a conversation about efforts to assist Native … Continue reading Help for Homeless Native Americans, Eva Encinias-Sandoval, Founder & Director of the Festival Flamenco Internacíonal de Alburquerque, The Line