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New Mexico Receives NSF EPSCoR Grant for NM SMART Grid Center Natalie Rogers Tue, 09/18/2018 - 12:59
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Natalie Rogers
The five-year, $20 million grant will highlight statewide research collaboration among higher education institutions, national laboratories, and industry.
Diversity and Inclusion: 2017 in Review Natalie Rogers Wed, 12/20/2017 - 13:51
Author
Chelsea Chee
This year was a year of firsts and lasts. Near the beginning of the year, we honored Dr. Michael Heagy and Dr. Jose Cerrato with our very first NM EPSCoR Mentoring Award.
A November to Remember! Natalie Rogers Tue, 12/05/2017 - 15:44
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Natalie Rogers
November 2017 was one of our busiest months of the whole year! At the start of the month we had our annual Research Symposium in partnership with the New Mexico Academy of Science, and at the end of the month we held our final RII-4 All Hands Meeting, as well as a State Committee meeting. See below for recaps on the NMAS Symposium and the All Hands Meeting.

STEM for All Video Showcase

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Natalie Rogers
New Mexico EPSCoR created a video about the STEM Advancement Program for the 2017 NSF STEM for All Video Showcase, and the video is now live! The STEM for All Video Showcase features 171 NSF and other federally-funded projects through three-minute videos of their innovative work to improve STEM and CS teaching and learning. This event showcases cutting-edge NSF-funded work as well as work funded by other federal agencies aimed at improving teaching and learning of STEM, and encourages communities to learn about and discuss each other's work.

NM EPSCoR has Great Mentors!

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Chelsea Chee

On Thursday, April 27th at our All Hands Meeting, we recognized two faculty members with the inaugural NM EPSCoR Mentoring Award. The NM EPSCoR Mentoring Award is designed to recognize two NM EPSCoR participants who not only build relationships with students and support their academic, research, and career endeavors, but also work to create inclusive environments for our diverse students. I was honored to be the emcee for the Ceremony. The Award and Ceremony would not have been possible if it weren’t for three groups of people.

NM EPSCoR Spotlight: Natalie Rogers, PR Specialist

Author
Chelsea Chee
In order to put the focus on our amazing people in the Energize New Mexico project, we are continuing our NM EPSCoR Spotlight series! We feature someone in the project and learn a little more about where they come from, and what they do for Energize New Mexico. This month, we have Natalie Rogers, Public Relations Specialist for the NM EPSCoR State Office. Natalie has a Mathematics degree from the University of New Mexico and has been with NM EPSCoR for seven years. She helps create the face of NM EPSCoR to the public and makes us look good. Learn more about Natalie below.

Youth Engagement at ¡Explora!

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Alison Brody

Explora, with support from the NM EPSCoR-funded New Mexico Informal Science Education Network (NM ISE Net), hosts a free Teen Science Café (TSC) about once a month to encourage teen interest in and engagement with STEM. Local scientists or engineers are invited to present their research in a teen-friendly way – through hands-on activities and in-depth discussions. The TSC events are attended by a variety of teens including the Explora Youth Interns.

NM EPSCoR and NMAS Continue a Tradition of Knowledge Sharing

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Natalie Willoughby

Thank you to everyone who attended the New Mexico Academy of Science Research Symposium on November 14th. It was a symposium for the record books: 58 posters, 30 presentations, and over 150 attendees. Dr. Vipin Gupta of Sandia National Laboratories kicked off our day with his keynote about the Power on Demand Research Challenge, and encouraged us to think differently about power consumption at all scales. After the luncheon and keynote came the first group of concurrent sessions, followed by the poster session and our final group of concurrent sessions.