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.
- Krazy-8 claims to be a graduate of UNM in Business Administration ("")
- 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
- After his brother Chuck McGill dies, Jimmy McGill donates money to the School of Law to establish a reading room named after Chuck.
- Kim Wexler and several other associates and employees at Hamlin, Hamlin & McGill are graduates of UMN School of Law. Paige Novick is also an alumna.
- Jimmy McGill hires the UMN film students Joey Dixon, "Drama Girl", and "Sound Guy" to make commercials for Saul Goodman Productions
Use as a filming location
- Aperture Center:
- The Santa Rosa Insurance Group ("")
- The lobby of a Madrigal Electromotive GmbH office ("")