courtesy of Dr. Assata Zerai / University of New Mexico

On Wednesday, the University of New Mexico Board of Regents approved a new official seal design. The decision comes after years of advocacy by Native American students and faculty who said the old seal, featuring a conquistador and a frontiersman, celebrated genocide and colonial oppression. But the Regent’s final selection is not the design that won a popular vote, and that has many people feeling left out of what was supposed to be an inclusive process. 

1/19 7p:  This week, we take you to "Supporting a Safe Campus Environment: Preventing Gun Violence and Racism, " a community forum hosted by The UNM College of Population Health in partnership with entities across campus and the community. The forum was hosted by UNM College for Population Health in November 2019.