Annette Mares-Duran

Were you a small-town kid who dreamed of traveling the world? Meet Annette Mares-Duran, an advisor in the Global Education Office, and she has made it her mission to help Lobos go global. “Traveling means a lot to me, it’s part of my identity,” said Annette. “I consider it a big part of who I […]

Dayra and Felipe Mendoza

Absence makes the heart grow fonder, right?  For many people, going to work every day at different places serves as a pleasant respite from their spouse. But that’s not what Dayra Fallad-Mendoza and her husband Felipe Mendoza believe.  Having been inspired by his wife’s accounts of on-the-job excitement at UNM, Felipe decided to get a […]

Babak Tafti

“There’s nothing like it.” That’s how one alum described his experience here at The University of New Mexico and frankly, we totally agree with him. Meet Babak Tafti, he graduated from UNM with a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre and ventured off to Yale where he earned his Master of Fine Arts. Babak, like many […]

Richard Perce

You might not know him, but he probably knows your coffee order. Richard Perce truly exudes what it means to be a Lobo. After earning his bachelor’s in fine arts from The University of New Mexico in 2003, he ventured off into the landscaping industry with no intention of coming back to campus. After joining […]

Tayte Trujillo

At some point, we all as humans want to do something to make the world we live in a better place. For some, it could be volunteering on the weekends and for others, it can be as simple as putting out their recycling. However, there are the few who have chosen to dedicate their time […]