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UNM UPGRADES STUDENT HOUSING

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The University of New Mexico spent the summer of 2009 making many improvements to its on campus student living buildings.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The University of New Mexico spent the summer of 2009 making many improvements to its on campus student living buildings. The university spent approximately $3 million to replace and repair outdated water lines and to install more than 220 heating and air conditioning units at its Student Residence Center apartments.

UNM also spent $400,000 to upgrade the fire safety and alarm systems in Santa Ana Hall and Santa Clara Hall. The university’s Residence Life and Student Housing department has budgeted $1.8 million to make visual improvements to the student housing projects on campus. New furniture and upgraded wireless internet systems have also been integrated into many residence halls.