Past Events

The Sandia Mountain Natural History Center is celebrating 50 years of informal science education with talks about the history of the SMNHC and the area, plus a guided hike. Event is free of charge, donations appreciated.

Sandia Mountain Natural History Center
August 12, 2017, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

The Sandia Mountain Natural History Center is celebrating 50 years of informal science education with a summer of public events, continuing on August 3rd with an Art Workshop!

Sandia Mountain Natural History Center
August 3, 2017, 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

The STEM Advancement Program (STEMAP) engages students from New Mexico regional universities, community colleges and tribal colleges in the research funded by New Mexico EPSCoR. This summer, students will participate in a week of workshops at New Mexico Tech on energy topics and scientific research and spent eight weeks working with New Mexico EPSCoR-funded faculty and students on cutting edge research that is important to New Mexico. The summer program concludes with the STEMAP Student Research Conference on July 29 at which the students present their results.

Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort
July 29, 2017, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

UNM is hosting Dr. Charles Matson to discuss the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) Programs for faculty & students. See the above flyer for information.

Dane Smith Hall, UNM
June 6, 2017, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

The Sandia Mountain Natural History Center is celebrating 50 years of informal science education with a summer of public events, beginning on June 3rd with their 50th Anniversary Event! View the flyer below for all public events happening throughout the year.

Sandia Mountain Natural History Center
June 3, 2017, 9:00 am

The EPSCoR Externship Program is a research exchange program that allows NM graduate students (with an existing assistantship) to spend a semester or summer doing research at a partnering New Mexico university or research facility. This exchange provides opportunities to:

Online application
May 24, 2017, 5:00 pm

Free activities for all ages celebrating the amazing world of science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM). Food Trucks! Mascots! Fun for the whole family!

Tiguex Park, Albuquerque
May 20, 2017, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

Interdisciplinary Innovation Working Groups (I-IWG) provide a venue for researchers, educators, and nationally recognized experts to address grand challenges that require an interdisciplinary approach to transform science. I-IWG support (up to $7500) is aimed at working groups that emphasize the collaborative development and testing of important ideas and theories, cutting-edge analysis of recent or existing data and information, the use of sound science policy and management decisions, and investigation of social issues that pertain to energy development that minimizes impacts on water and the environment.

Email proposal to Anne Jakle,
May 1, 2017, 5:00 pm

This year's meeting will be at the CNM Workforce Development Training Center in Albuquerque on April 27th. This meeting is an important opportunity to demonstrate progress on our project goals, further collaborations, and discover new synergies. Your active involvement is critical to our success!

Registration is now closed.

If you have any questions or need information regarding the meeting please contact Anne Jakle at 505-814-7010 or

CNM Workforce Training Center, Albuquerque
April 27, 2017, 8:30 am

The NM EPSCoR Teacher Professional Development Institute is a comprehensive professional development course for teachers that provides all the necessary ingredients for building a scientific way of thinking in teachers and students, focusing on science content, pedagogy, and literacy. This workshop focuses on developing teachers' understanding of energy, not an energy curriculum for students. Teachers will:

Online application
April 14, 2017, 5:00 pm