The first round of the annual statewide UNM-PNM Math Contest was held from November 2 -4 all over New Mexico. Around 800 students from a number of middle and high schools (and even some elementary schools) participated in the contest.
The grading session for round 1 was held on November 10, after which approximately 250 students qualified for the second round. The second round will be held at UNM on February 2nd.
The contest is being organized by Professors Hongnian Huang and Jehanzeb Chaudhry of the Mathematics and Statistics department and receives significant funding from PNM.
The contest formed part of the President's weekly perspective and UNM Newsroom also put out a press release at https://news.unm.edu/news/pnm-pledges-support-to-unm-partnership.