As part of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a shortage of many items including hand sanitizer. Because of this, some are attempting to make their own hand sanitizer out of denatured alcohol. Learn from UNM Chemical and Biological Engineering Professor Heather Canavan why you should never do this in any circumstance.
Dr. Yemane Asmerom, professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at UNM, is part of a team that has undertaken various findings related to climate change. In this video, Asonye explains how looking at numerical numbers and the past can help understand the future of the Earth. During his career, Asmerom felt in love with science. […] Read More
Dr. Emmanuel Asonye, a visiting research scholar and assistant professor of Africana Studies at UNM, is creating language access for the linguistically and culturally marginalized African diaspora in the southwest and African countries. In this video, Asonye shares his journey with deaf language and how it took him to start his most recent project, creating […] Read More
Explore with Dr. Laura Crossey and her team of students the stunning filed area of the Valles Caldera National Preserve in northern New Mexico. Follow along as they collect water quality data from streams and examine the long term sustainability of New Mexico’s water supply.
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Videos from our Research Success Series
Faculty from the University of New Mexico Library’s Research Data Services (RDS) and the Center for Advanced Research Computing provided UNM researchers with tips on using computing and data management in research projects. Presenters gave information on resources and support that the two groups offer. Director of RDS and IT Karl Benedict kicked […] Read More
Dr. Karen Marrongelle, the Associate Director of Education and Human Resources for NSF, gives a presentation about updates to NSF programs and grants.
UNM faculty working on research proposals recently learned to improve the broader impacts of their research in a workshop hosted by Advance at UNM. Workshop speakers included Stephanie Tofighi, a faculty research support officer with the UNM Faculty Research Development Office, Anthony Salvagno, an X Studio programs manager for Explora X Studio, and Mitchell Whittier, […] Read More
UNM faculty members heard tips on how to address the broader impacts portion of their research proposals during a workshop hosted by Advance at UNM April 26. Stephanie Tofighi, a faculty research support officer with the Office of the Vice President of Research, and Monica Kowal, the Director of Community Engagement Initiatives with […] Read More
Videos from our Success On The Promotion and Tenure Trail
New associate professors — both newly promoted and new to UNM — recently learned about the opportunities and expectations that come with the position at a workshop hosted by Advance at UNM. Workshop speakers included Advance director Julia Fulghum, UNM Provost James Holloway, Senior Vice Provost Barbara Rodriguez, Professor of biology Tina Takacs-Vesbach and Mary […] Read More
UNM faculty learned the best practices for preparing their promotion and tenure dossier at an event sponsored by Advance at UNM. The Preparing Your Promotion and Tenure Dossier workshop presenters shared useful information and advice for creating a dossier in the most efficient way. “An important thing to realize is how much control […] Read More
Learn about various tips, advice, and information on resources for managing new associate professor expectations in Advance at UNM’s Succeeding with New Expectations workshop.
Other videos and presentations
Learn why diversity programs fail at universities and how to make them succeed with the help from Frank Dobbin, a professor of Sociology from Harvard University.
This section of a presentation about “Social Media 101 for professionals and academics” looks at how educators can use social media in the classroom.
This section of a presentation on “Social Media 101 for academics and professionals” looks at how educators can use Facebook Groups in the classroom.
Teaching fellows showed off their new and improving teaching skills at the 2016-2017 Teaching Fellows Presentation.
Dr. Jin Zhang, an assistant professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences. Her winning proposal is “Plate Tectonics of the Past and Current Day Mars: Insights from the High Pressure-Temperature Studies of Martian Mantle Candidate Rocks” This research project will focus on studying the chemical, physical and geometrical factors that control the convection styles […] Read More
Dr. Elizabeth Korver-Glenn, an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology. Her proposal is “Experiences of Rental Housing and Property Management in Albuquerque.” This project includes working with local stakeholders in Albuquerque as well as with the U.S. Census to deepen the researchers’ understanding of experiences of renting and property management and how to best […] Read More
Dr. Sakineh Chabi, an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. Her proposal is “Design and Synthesis of Artificial Leaf for Solar Fuel Generation.” The project aims to synthesize a fully integrated membrane-based artificial leaf. Artificial photosynthesis is a technology that uses sunlight to convert water and carbon dioxide into renewable fuels, such as hydrogen, […] Read More
Dr. Darcy Barron, an assistant professor in the Department of Physics & Astronomy. Her proposal is “Improving Physics Retention Rates through Early Undergraduate Research Experiences at UNM.” This research project will create new partnerships with experts in STEM education, and develop new evidence-based teaching strategies for The University of New Mexico. “I am excited and […] Read More