The UNM Basic Needs Project is a level one Grand Challenge Team. The UNM President’s Grand Challenge initiative aims to create interdisciplinary teams to research solutions to far-reaching problems. The UNM Basic Needs Project is currently a level one Grand Challenge Team. For more information, visit the Grand Challenges website.
As a Basic Needs Grand Challenge team, our overarching goal is to ameliorate needs insecurity among college students in New Mexico. One of our subgoals is to continue to unite the higher education institutions across New Mexico into a consortium focused on creating more basic needs security with evidence-based interventions.