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Three Students Receive Stipends for Summer Work

April 16, 2019

Students Morgan Johnson, Aaron Vialpando, and Mara Yarbrough

UNM's Natural Resources and Environmental Law Program has awarded stipends to three students who will work this summer in otherwise-unpaid positions for nonprofit organizations or government agencies. The students and their summer 2019 employers are: - Morgan Johnson, for a full-time position with the nonprofit New Mexico Environmental Law Center - Aaron Vialpando, for a full-time position with the New Mexico Environment Department - Mara Yarbrough, for a half-time position with the Land and Water Project of New Mexico Legal Aid The NREL Program makes these awards through a competitive application process, providing stipends to two or three students who will do summer work in the field of natural resources and environmental law. "We are pleased to provide this support to Morgan, Aaron and Mara, who will get great experience doing important work this summer," said NREL Program Chair Reed Benson.