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January 4, 2019- Youth sports are one way for student athletes to prepare for college athletics. But what’s the cost for families? And are elite programs worth it? Author Rick Eckstein visited New Mexico earlier this year and sat down … Continue reading Rick Eckstein Revisited: How College Athletics Are Hurting Girls Sports

January 4, 2019 – Treaties between Native American tribes and the U.S. government have been broken repeatedly since they were signed. This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Antonia Gonzales looks at the history of treaties and why they … Continue reading Importance of Treaties Between American Indian Tribes And The U.S. Government (Revisited)

January 4, 2019 – Is practicing empathy and active listening just as important as practicing medicine? That’s the idea behind the research of UNM Professor and Chair of the Family and Community Medicine Department, Dr. David Rakel. He sits down … Continue reading Dr. David Rakel And The Healing Power Of The Compassionate Connection

December 28, 2018 – Journalist Gustavo Arellano is no stranger to controversy and has stirred up emotions by writing about Southern California’s painful history with people of color. He also has written pieces challenging the homophobia and racism within the … Continue reading Gustavo Arellano Revisited: Journalism With No Apologies

December 21, 2018 – Correspondent Khalil Ekulona sits down with UNM Men’s Soccer Head Coach Jeremy Fishbein after a tough season, which looks to be the program’s last. Fishbein talks in depth about what the experience was like for him … Continue reading University of New Mexico Men’s Soccer Head Coach Jeremy Fishbein

December 14, 2018 – New Mexico author Hampton Sides has made a career of bringing history to life in engaging and powerful ways, whether it be Kit Carson and his manifest destiny mantra, or the race to be the first … Continue reading Author Hampton Sides Brings History To Life With Story Of Korean War Battle

December 14, 2018 – New Mexico is making progress working through a backlog of untested rape kits. But there is still work to do, especially in light of a new CNN investigation which found police destroying those DNA kits before … Continue reading New Revelations About Handling Of Rape Test Kits In New Mexico

December 7, 2018 – NMiF host Gene Grant sits down with one of the state’s newest members of the U.S. Congress. Deb Haaland made history last month by becoming one of the first female Native American candidates to win a … Continue reading New Mexico Congresswoman-Elect Deb Haaland Makes History

November 30, 2018 – Special correspondent Sarah Gustavus sits down with two doctors involved in an innovative health apprenticeship program.  The program, at Casa de Salud in Albuquerque’s South Valley, gives teens and young people the chance to gain valuable … Continue reading Doctors Describe Innovative Health Apprentice Program

November 30, 2018 – The New Mexico in Focus crew goes to Casa de Salud to hear from some health apprentices in the Albuquerque South Valley clinic’s Health Apprentice Program. Casa de Salud’s website describes the program: “ Casa de … Continue reading The Health Apprenticeship Program At Casa De Salud