UNM Faculty Lightning Lounge 02/08/2023
Hear from four University of New Mexico branch campus faculty members about their research in 7-minute presentations during this Lightning Lounge event. The February 2023 speakers at the Lightning Lounge were: Kristian Simcox, Associate Professor, Philosophy and Religion at UNM-Gallup, whose presentation was “Post-Enlightenment Thought in the Time of Ecological Crisis;” Peninah D. Wolpo, […] Read More
Help, I Need Somebody: Assistance with Planning and Managing Funded Work
ADVANCE and FRDO presented a workshop on April 8, 2022 to help you figure out who to contact when you have questions related to planning and managing funded work. The speakers were Julia Fulghum, Advance director, Betsy Till, Senior Managing Director for Corporate and Foundation Relations at the UNM Foundation, Heather Mechler, Director, […] Read More
Developing Your Mentor Map
Need help finding the mentor(s) who are right for you? Watch this workshop from April 6, 2022 to learn how to develop a map of mentors to fit your individual needs. You’ll also build a framework to help identify on- and off-campus mentors.Presenters were Advance at UNM Director Julia Fulghum and Kristina Jacobsen, Associate Professor […] Read More
Negotiating and Managing Service Loads￼
Negotiating and thriving with your service loads can be tricky, but you can get tips and tricks from this workshop from April 1, 2022. The speakers were Julia Fulghum, Advance director, Lisa Broidy, sociology professor, Cristina Takacs-Vesbach, biology professor and department chair, Irene Salinas, associate biology professor; and Tryphenia Peele-Eady, associate dean for Equity, Inclusion, […] Read More
UNM Faculty Lightning Lounge 03/09/22
Hear from four University of New Mexico faculty members about their research in 7-minute presentations during the Lightning Lounge event. The March 2022 speakers at the Lightning Lounge were: Jessica Feezell, an associate professor of political science whose presentation was “Scrolling Headlines and Clicking and Clicking Stories: Differential Content and the Consequences from […] Read More
Show Me the Money: Learn Best Practices for Your Project’s Budget
In this workshop by Advance and the Faculty Research Development Office on March 4, 2022, speakers gave advice on spending your startup money, developing proposal budgets and managing grant money. Presenters were Ellen Fisher, Vice President for Research, FRDO Associate Director Monica Fishel, Earth & Planetary Sciences Chair Peter Fawcett, and Economics Chair Janie […] Read More
Making Time for Your Research, Scholarship, and Creative Works
In the recap of this event from Feb. 4 2022, Senior Vice Provost Barbara Rodriguez moderates a panel of faculty and staff who discuss sabbatical planning and experiences, including finding funding sources, sabbaticals as a recharge mechanism, and “stay sabbaticals.” Rodriguez and the speakers also shared information on other resources that can help create […] Read More
Research is Education: Integrating Research and Teaching
In this recap of Research is Education: Integrating Research and Teaching held Nov. 19th, hear from UNM panelists on how to make your teaching and research work together to benefit students.
Moderated by Associate Provost of Student Success Pamela Cheek.
Speakers include Sylvia Celedon-Pattichis, Sakineh Chabi, Ted Jojola, Hannah Mattson and Tom Turner.
UNM Faculty Lightning Lounge 11/10/21
Hear from four University of New Mexico faculty members about their research in 7-minute presentations during the Lightning Lounge event. The November 2021 speakers at the Lightning Lounge were: Ranita Ray, an associate professor of Sociology whose presentation was “Violent Schools,” K. Joseph Ho, a research professor of Chemistry whose presentation was “In Pursuit […] Read More
Annual and Milestone Reviews
What’s the difference between policy, process, expectations, and urban legends? Learn all about it in this recording from our virtual workshop held Nov. 5th, 2021. Presenters were Barbara Rodriguez, Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and Julia Fulghum, Director, Advance at UNM, Associate Dean for Faculty Development, College of Arts and Sciences.
Use Scrivener for your writing projects
Learn how to use Scrivener for all your writing projects! In this virtual workshop held Oct. 29th, Maria Lane, a professor of Geography and Environmental Studies, demonstrates how she works with this tool. Documents related to the workshop include this helpful handout.
Communicating Science: How and Why
During a virtual workshop on October 25, 2021, panelists shared insights and skills related to science communication. Speakers included Frances Hayashida, director, LAII and professor of anthropology, Heather Himmelberger, director, Southwest Environmental Finance Center, and Irene Salinas, associate professor of biology. The panel was moderated by Anthony Salvagno, associate director of X Studio. […] Read More
Get Your Semester Back on Schedule
In this virtual workshop held Oct. 18th, 2021, UNM colleagues learned how to set realistic goals, prioritize what’s really important, and establish a plan to get it all done. Watch this recap and leave with a strategic plan for the rest of the semester and a new way of thinking about how to stay on top of all your work. Speakers include Myrriah Gomez, an assistant professor in UNM’s Honors College, and Marygold Walsh-Dilley, an associate professor in Geography and Environmental Studies.
UNM Faculty Lightning Lounge 10/13/21
Hear from four University of New Mexico faculty members about their research in 7-minute presentations during the Lightning Lounge event. The October 2021 speakers at the Lightning Lounge were: Diana Dragomir, an assistant professor of physics and astronomy whose presentation was “Planets Around Other Stars: Looking Beyond the Search for Life,” Paulo Dutra, an assistant […] Read More
Women in Leadership Series with Maria Guy | Part 1
Do you see yourself as a leader? Would you like to gain skills and tools to help you understand your style and improve your performance? In this virtual workshop held Sept. 23 2021, Maria Guy with GiANT Worldwide provides tools and coaching to women faculty to begin a transformative experience. This is the first […] Read More
UNM Faculty Lightning Lounge (Postdoc Edition) 9/23/21
Hear from five University of New Mexico postdocs about their research in 7-minute presentations during this special Lightning Lounge event in honor of Postdoc Appreciation Week. The speakers for the September 2021 Lightning Lounge were: Ottavia Benedicenti, a Postdoctoral Fellow in Biology whose presentation was An exotic example of the transition from water […] Read More
Developing a Sustainable and Reality-based Writing Practice
In this virtual workshop held Sept. 17th, Dr. Kristina Quynn, director of CSU Writes and Assistant Dean Graduate School at Colorado State University, gives tips on getting into good writing habits. Researchers know that writing is one of the most important career-building activities we do. And yet…we also know that the barriers to […] Read More
An Introduction to Faculty Research Development at UNM
In this virtual workshop held Sept. 10, 2021, UNM’s Faculty Research Development Office (FRDO) spoke about how they can support your research and creative activities. FRDO works in close collaboration with other units of the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) and with research support personnel in colleges, centers and departments to […] Read More
Preparing a Milestone Review Dossier
Undergoing a mid-pro review, applying for P&T, or for promotion to professor? Summarizing your career can be daunting. In this virtual workshop held April 30th, learn strategies and tips on preparing your dossier and telling your story.
UNM Faculty Lightning Lounge 4/14/21
Hear from four University of New Mexico faculty members about their research in 7-minute presentations each month during the Lightning Lounge events. The April speakers were: Sarita Cargas, an associate professor in the Honors College whose presentation was “Hungry for Human Rights: Meeting Our Students’ Basic Needs,” Lisa Marchiondo, an assistant professor at the […] Read More
Making Things Happen: Visionboarding for Research Success
How do you develop a five-year plan for your research and scholarship? Why should you do so? What benefits can come from this exercise? Listen to UNM’s new VPR Ellen Fisher in this workshop and she steps you through the process of planning ahead and thinking collaboratively.
Parenting During the Pandemic
It’s been a long year with the COVID-19 pandemic and you might be finding it hard to cope. That’s OK, and you are not alone. In this workshop, Juliet Kinkade-Black and Donna Lucero from All Faiths Children’s Advocacy Center explain how stress and trauma impact us and our families — and what you can […] Read More