Education

The Daily Practice of Compassion

A History of the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Its People, and Its Mission, 1964-2014
By Dora L. WangShannan L. Carter

Rich with anecdotes and personality, Dora Wang’s account is a must-read for anyone curious about health care in New Mexico.

Environmental Health Narratives

A Reader for Youth
Edited by Emily MendenhallAdam Koon
Illustrations by Hannah Adams Burque

Written to draw attention to problems and solutions in environmental health across the world, the stories in this collection are about young people trying to make sense of the complex environments in which they live.

Don't Forget the Accent Mark

A Memoir
By David Sánchez

This autobiography of an outstanding mathematician, dedicated to others, whose career included stints as a senior university and federal administrator, is also the story of a young man of mixed Mexican and American parentage.

A History of New Mexico Since Statehood

By Richard MelzerRobert J. TórrezSandra K. Mathews

For the first time, there is now a textbook that addresses state standards for the teaching of New Mexico history at the high school level.

The Art of Americanization at the Carlisle Indian School

By Hayes Mauro

In this historical study, Mauro analyzes the visual imagery produced at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School as a specific instance of the aesthetics of Americanization at work. His work combines a consideration of cultural contexts and themes specific to the United States of the time and critical theory to flesh out innovative historical readings of the photographic materials.

Wonders of Nuclear Fusion

Creating an Ultimate Energy Source
By Neal Singer

With accessible writing, Neal Singer introduces young readers to what fusion is-and isn't.

A History of New Mexico

Fourth Revised Edition
By Calvin RobertsSusan A. Roberts
Illustrations by Katherine Chilton

This updated and revised textbook for the middle school reader is an engaging and balanced account of New Mexico from earliest times to the present.

Powering the Future

New Energy Technologies
By Eva Thaddeus
Illustrations by Catherine Paplin

This lively introduction to alternative energy sources highlights the science that will play a vital role in our lives today and in the future.

What Are Global Warming and Climate Change?

Answers for Young Readers
By Chuck McCutcheon

Using a question-and-answer format supplemented by hands-on activities, this book fosters an understanding of the complex processes at work in global warming and climate change.

Educational Reform in New Mexico

Tireman, San José, and Nambé
By David Bachelor

Providing quality education for all children is a challenge in multicultural societies such as the United States. Historically, individual educators and theorists have proposed a variety of approaches to educating children whose native language is not English. In the 1930s Loyd Tireman organized two experiments in cross-cultural education in New Mexico. These experiments were remarkably successful and anticipated contemporary trends, yet they remained unacknowledged and, until now, unstudied. Bachelor makes Tireman's insights available to modern teachers.

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