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The University of New Mexico (UNM) is a public research university in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Founded in 1889, UNM offers bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and professional degree programs in multiple fields. The university appears in the Breaking Bad universe in many situations.


Breaking Bad

  • Krazy-8 claims to be a graduate of UNM in Business Administration ("...and the Bag's in the River")
  • Walt, known that Skyler wants to write a novel, mentions to Skyler that there is a creative writing seminar hosted by UNM, and offers to attend it with her
  • In 1994 Gustavo Fring established a chemistry scholarship at the University of New Mexico under former partner Max Arciniega's name
    • Gale Boetticher is a recipient of this scholarship and receives a BS from UMN. He later has his own lab in the Chemistry Department.

Better Call Saul

Howard Hamlin at the dedication of the Charles L. McGill Reading Room at UNM Law.

Use as a filming location