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Leading the Way

Learn about especially impactful gifts to the School of Engineering in the stories below.

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‘It’s important to leave things better than you found them’
Alumnus’ gift will bridge funding gap for mechanical engineering freshmen

Merrick Olives, ’85, has built a successful career and a thriving company by leveraging many of the key skills he first learned at the School of Engineering.

Vizzia IoT Lab focuses on the future of patient care, boosting partnerships
The Vizzia Internet of Things Lab occupies a modest space in the corner of the basement of the Electrical Engineering Building, but despite its hidden location, its mission is far-reaching.

Alumnus’ gift benefits teaching and research in School of Engineering, Physics and Astronomy
The estate gift from an alumnus of The University of New Mexico School of Engineering will significantly benefit research, discovery and teaching programs in two schools.

Alumnus’ gift focused on developing future leaders in engineering
Gordon Myers arrived at UNM in the mid-1960s, fresh from earning his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and applied science from Caltech.