ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The University of New Mexico is seeking funding to expand its medical school to battle the university’s well-documented lack of space.
The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/LPU7xF) that school officials are seeking a $30 million expansion and will ask lawmakers for more funding next year. The university also is hoping to procure a private donor and get voters to approve bonds.
“(Students) are jammed in there like sardines — shoulder to shoulder, book bag to book bag. . Every single seat is filled,” Health Sciences Center chief information officer Holly Shipp Buchanan said. “So if you can imagine being in that type of environment, Login to read more