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School of Public Administration Hosts NM Governor
Posted: November 2019


The UNM School of Public Administration was proud to host and hear from NM Governor Michelle Lujan-Grisham as the keynote speaker and honoree for the 17th Annual Arthur A. Blumenfeld Lecture and Dinner on November 12, 2019...

UNM SPA Students Represent on Global Stage
Posted: March 2019


Students from the UNM School of Public Administration (SPA) brought their solutions to the 2019 NASPAA-Batten Student Simulation Competition. SPA students Justin O’Shea, Cheyenne Trujillo, Kyle Biederwolf, Naomi Stulberg and Zlata Nourie joined 600 other students from 147 universities in 27 countries for the competition...

SPA Assistant Professor and Colleagues Awarded Best ACHE Article
Posted: February 2019

Dr. Nick Edwardson 2019 Award

SPA Assistant Professor, Dr. Nicholas Edwardson, is one of three-colleague recipients of the 2019 Edgar C. Hayhow Award for their article, “Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Performance: Do Organizational and Market Characteristics Matter?” published in the Journal of Healthcare Management last January/February 2018 issue...

UNM School of Public Administration Celebrates 50 Years
Posted: February 2019

2018 Blumenfeld

The UNM School of Public Administration (SPA) is reaching a milestone five decades in the making. On Feb. 11, the SPA will celebrate 50 years of educating students for leadership and administrative roles in government, nonprofit and interdisciplinary organizations...

Speaker Series: Government Transparency on State and Federal Levels
Posted: February 2017

Speaker Series Two

Attend in-person or online! Experienced compliance officers John Rodriguez (UNM) and Tim Korte, along with UNM Regents' Professor Bruce Perlman and local TV reporter Chris Ramirez will discuss the value of state and federal sunshine laws (IPRA in New Mexico and FOIA at the federal level) for transparency, accountability and democratic process, as well as their legal and administrative implications...

Interdisciplinary Research Team Brings $1.2 Million NSF Study to UNM
Posted: December 2016

Dr. Rivera

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has announced that Regents' Professor Mario Rivera (UNM School of Public Administration) and Postdoctoral student Dr. Rebecca Beals (UNM Institute for Social Research) are the lead evaluator and co-evaluator respectively for an external assessment...