Anthropologist and archeologist Dr. Carla Sinopoli has made her way to the University of New Mexico as the Maxwell Museum’s first female museum director. Sinopoli, who started in October, brings her world-wide archeological experience and acute eye for curation to UNM and hopes to advance the Maxwell Museum to new heights. Sinopoli’s interest […] Read More
(From left to right) Yongsuk Cho, Dr. Meeko Oishi, Milad Khaledyan, Yuliya Matlashova, and Joseph Gleason discussed the applications of safe autonomy during their weekly update meeting in late January 2019. Photo by Adrian Abeyta / Advance at UNM Dr. Meeko Oishi’s work on human-automation systems is helping solve problems in a vast array of […] Read More
Women faculty in UNM’s STEM fields can now apply for a variety of grants as part of the 2019 Women In STEM awards. The awards are supported by an anonymous gift made in 2015 to UNM to support research by and professorships for women faculty in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. The income from […] Read More
UNM Engineering Professor Dr. Heather Canavan in October became a fellow of the American Vacuum Society for her innovative and sustained contributions to the understanding of stimulus-responsive materials such as bioactive polymers. Canavan was honored at a ceremony in Long Beach California, where Phuong Nguyen, a graduate student in Canavan’s group, was awarded the Dorothy […] Read More
Patterns of emotion regulation strategies can affect posttraumatic stress disorder and substance use behavior according to Dr. Pilar Sanjuan, a UNM research assistant professor for the Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse and Addictions and the Psychology Department, who explained her research during her TEDxABQ talk Sept. 29, 2018. Sanjuan began the TEDxABQ talk by showing […] Read More
As we dive into 2019, know that you’re not alone! We have multiple workshops on helping you plan out your semester, plan your research, and more. Check out our flier below, or head to our calendar to see more events in the Spring 2019 semester.
As the UNM winter break approaches, we know that finding arrangements for your kids can be difficult. Here is a list of possible options for winter camps for kids: Explora! Winter Break Camps: http://www.explora.us/en/educational-programs/winter-camp/ The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History “Science is Everywhere” Winter Day Camps: https://www.nuclearmuseum.org/learn/kids-camp/science-is-everywhere-winter-day-camp-2018/ New Mexico Museum of Natural History […] Read More
Researchers at the University of New Mexico are hoping to better understand the campus climate for underrepresented minority and white women faculty in STEM fields and across the university as part of a five-year National Science Foundation grant. As part of their research to gauge general campus climate and support […] Read More
The NASA Swarmathon, directed by Professor Melanie Moses and her team at the University of New Mexico’s School of Engineering, in the Department of Computer Science is one of three global finalists in the Airbus Diversity Award 2018. For the last six years, Airbus, a leader in global aerospace engineering, has been honoring successful grassroots […] Read More
We’re excited to share our lineup of fall events with you! We’ll have workshops for new associate professors, a series on being successful with your research and a variety of writing-related opportunities. See our schedule here and check out our calendar for the latest information.