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Heinrich To Deliver 2018 Commencement Address At UNM School Of Engineering

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – On Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 7 p.m. MT, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) will be the keynote speaker at the University of New Mexico School of Engineering Spring 2018 Convocation.

"I am deeply honored to have the opportunity to deliver the keynote address to the 2018 graduating class of the University of New Mexico's School of Engineering," said Senator Heinrich, a lifelong advocate for technology, innovation, and clean energy, and one of only two engineers in the U.S. Senate. "An engineering education, and any good education, is all about problem-solving and experiential learning. I'm looking forward to seeing this next generation of innovators lead New Mexico in science and technology for years to come." 

With a background in engineering, Senator Heinrich brings a unique perspective to the Senate, where he is focused on creating the jobs of the future and protecting the vital missions at New Mexico’s national labs and military installations. He currently serves on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources, Intelligence, Armed Services and Joint Economic Committees.

The convocation will be streamed live on the UNM School of Engineering Facebook page.

WHO: U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich 
WHAT: UNM School of Engineering Spring 2018 Commencement Address 
WHEN: Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 7 p.m. MT
WHERE:  University of New Mexico, Dreamstyle Arena ("The Pit"), Albuquerque, N.M. 87106