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Facilitating and Expanding Undergraduate Research

A workshop for faculty and program staff.



About the Event


The UNM Office for the Vice President for Research is hosting a workshop with networking lunch for faculty and program staff interested in learning about the current landscape for undergraduate research at UNM as well as expanding their curricula and/or research programs to include undergraduate research opportunities.

Workshop Goals:

  • Create a shared understanding of UNM's undergraduate research efforts, including assets, strengths, weaknesses, barriers and gaps.
  • Identify areas for improving efficiencies in order to foster collaborations that maximize UNM resources and expertise.
  • Develop a set of shared priorities for where UNM should focus efforts and resources next.

Agenda

8:30 - 9:00 am Registration
9:00 - 9:25 am Welcome
Introduction: What does UGR look like at UNM today?
9:30 - 10:45 am Undergraduate Research in the Classroom
9:30 - 9:45: Undergraduate Research in the General Education Core
UNM Academic Affairs General Education Faculty Fellows
9:45 - 10:15: Classroom-based Undergraduate Research, faculty panel
10:15 - 10:45: GROUP DISCUSSIONS, Classroom-Based Undergraduate Research
10:45 - 11:00 am Coffee Break
11:00 am - Noon 11:00 - 11:30: Co-Curricular Undergraduate I: Undergraduate Research Programs & Research Outreach, Faculty & Staff Panel
11:30 - Noon: GROUP DISCUSSIONS, Co-Curricular Undergraduate I: Undergraduate Research Programs & Research Outreach
Noon - 1:00 pm Networking Lunch
Poster Session: UNM Programs
1:00 - 2:00 pm 1:00 - 1:30: Co-Curricular Undergraduate Research II: Undergraduate Engagement with Faculty Research, Faculty Panel
1:30 - 2:00: GROUP DISCUSSIONS, Co-Curricular Undergraduate Research II: Undergraduate Engagement with Faculty Research
2:00 - 3:00 pm 2:00 - 2:50: GROUP DISCUSSION: Efficiencies, Impacts & Priorities
Discussion Questions:
  • How can we better find efficiencies, share expertise and/or resources, and streamline processes?
  • How can we best assess the impact of undergraduate research on student learning and college persistence?
  • What should be our top priorities going forward?
2:50 - 3:00: Wrap-up and Closing Remarks

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