Location and Culture:
Santa Fe is the oldest (1610 AD) and highest (7,200 feet) state capital in North America. Nestled at the foot of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Santa Fe is a major center for Native American culture and a mecca for scientists and avant-garde artists. The city has also attracted world-class researchers, including several Nobel-prize winners, in the fields of physics, biology, economics, and political science. Average temperatures range from 65° to 80°.
Past students at the Santa Fe, New Mexico Project Center have:
- Evaluated strategies for the establishments of a low power FM radio station to facilitate communication in a Native American community
- Designed a communication system and irrigation layouts to improve water efficiency in a pueblo
- Created a digital 3D model of the Santa Fe Indian School for historical and planning purposes