Category Archives: Sherman McCorkle

Larry Willard: Profile of a Power Elitist, Part 3

(part 3 of 5) Willard, Economic Development, and the Next Generation Economy In the New Mexico Business Journal article cited above promoting Willard for Most Influential, they stated that he works “tirelessly in the area of economic development, to provide … Continue reading

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Modern New Mexico Shaped by Big Military Projects – NMBW

This article from the New Mexico Business Weekly earlier this year gives an overview of how the economy and society of modern New Mexico was shaped by the military colonization of the state.  The nuclear and high tech research brought … Continue reading

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Larry Willard: Profile of a Power Elitist, part 2

(part 2 of 5) Willard as a Philanthropist, and on the Board of Regents at UNM Along with his reputation in the banking industry, Willard also made a name for himself in the philanthropic field. Willard has sat on the … Continue reading

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Flashback to 2004, the UNMH Construction and Project Labor Agreement

Back in 2004 the University of New Mexico Hospital went through an expansion of its west wing.  The $223 million construction project that began that summer ended up adding 70 additional beds, bigger patient rooms, larger emergency rooms and new … Continue reading

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Updates on the UNM Presidential Search

Last month on July 19th the UNM Board of Regents named the members of the presidential search committee.  Those they named are revealing about the power structure of UNM. Here is the list of members of the search committee, obtained … Continue reading

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A Look at University of New Mexico and Corporatization

A Look at University of New Mexico and Corporatization Here we will focus on UNM, the University of New Mexico, located in Albuquerque.  Along with that, Albuquerque is also home to Kirtland Air Force Base and Sandia National Laboratories.  Los … Continue reading

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