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Arsenic and Algae: Finding Sustainable Water Purification Systems
October 16, 2017
A University of New Mexico undergraduate engineering student thinks algae could solve the problem of arsenic contamination in water.

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ITE Western District Awards UNM Student Chapter Travel Stipend
September 27, 2017
The Western District of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) has awarded the University of New Mexico Student Chapter a $1,000 travel stipend to support their members in attending the upcoming ITE Student Leadership Summit in Corvallis, Oregon, January 19-21, 2018.

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Structural Steel Design Class Visits One Central Building
September 18, 2017
Professor Walter Gerstle and his CE424/CE524 Structural Steel Design class went on a field trip on September 7 to the One Central Building, a six-story office building currently under construction in downtown Albuquerque.