Princeton University’s

Woodrow Wilson School of Public Policy and International Affairs

Junior Summer Institute

A Ben Lujan Leadership and Public Policy Institute allowed students to attend the Public Policy and International Affairs with a full scholarship. Students nominated by Princeton participated in a seven week institute focused on developing critical public policy skills.

Rodrigo Blanco Rojas participated in the 2009 Junior Summer Institute.


An Analysis of the Impacts of the AIR Funding Formula Proposal on New Mexico School Districts was conducted by the Rural School and Community Trust.

New Mexico Language Access Needs Assessment Survey: Findings and Recommendations was conducted by the SouthWest Center for Linguistic and Cultural Competency in partnership with the New Mexico Department of Health.

Rural Enrollment Trends and the Implications for Education evaluated enrollment trends in rural communities and the potential implications for school districts.

Student Research Opportunities

NMHU students can apply for support to conduct research projects with potential policy implications for New Mexico.