Event Category: Education & Outreach

Conversations About Community Engagement, Audience Diversification, and Relationship Building

This webinar will explore strategies for gathering input and feedback from current and potential stakeholders as well as explore how partnerships can be developed to attract new audiences. Participants will hear how the Southold Historical Museum used a survey to gather stakeholder input and thought strategically about the strategies, time, and effort needed to build mutually beneficial and trusting relationships with new partners and stakeholders.

Improving Undergrad Student Success Through Summer Research Experiences

The NSF HSI STEM Resource Hub Fall 2023 Webinar Series focuses on celebrating and learning from successful NSF HSI awardees. We host panels of successful PIs on specific topics that will engage our audience and support grant writing efforts for those planning a grant submission. This webinar series focuses on a broad array of topics that promote student success, wellness and diversity and inclusion. Dr. Martha Desmond and Dr. Delia Valles are the hosts for this series.

Graduate Studies Shared Knowledge Conference

The Shared Knowledge Conference is a yearly event designed to celebrate and showcase UNM graduate students and their outstanding research and scholarship. The conference's LoboBITES Competition and Poster Showcase provide venues for students to share their work with the UNM and larger New Mexican communities, bridge borders that too-often divide academia from the larger world, spark conversations, and even forge lasting collaborations.

Workshop: Nothing About US Without Us

This virtual panel discussion with harm reduction advocates examines community-academic research partnerships by investigating issues around power imbalances between the researcher and the researched cognitive social justice, and inequitable participatory burdens. In the end, the panel recommends promising practices that address research and academic practices, systems, and rules that can be changed to result in the equitable distribution of power and prioritize the voices and lived experiences of community groups such as harm reduction advocates and people who use drugs (PWUDs).

UNM's 2nd Research & Discovery Week

Research & Discovery Week features an exciting schedule of events that showcase the excellence and diversity of UNM's research enterprise, promote resources and opportunities available to UNM researchers, and foster the principles of ethical, engaged, collaborative, and fulfilling scholarship. Most importantly, these events also highlight the unique contributions of our faculty, staff, and students to the intellectual capital of our institution and enable our collective ability to positively impact our communities, our state, our nation, and the world.

NM Energy Equity Town Hall

Brittney Van Der Werff

On August 8th, 2023, community leaders from around the state gathered at the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque for a two-day Town Hall tackling issues of energy equity in New Mexico. The Town Hall was a capstone event for NM EPSCoR’s project—NM SMART Grid Center— a five-year, $24 million, NSF-funded project focused on research and workforce training for next-generation electric power production and delivery.