GRC Weekly Announcements: Together to the Highest Degree!

05/02/2016 Weekly Announcement

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End of Semester Celebration

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Join the Graduate Resource Center and the Project for New Mexico Graduates of Color at our End of Semester Celebration on May 6, 2016, from 12-2pm in the SUB Lobo A&B!. The GRC will be recognizing dedicated students and partners & PNMGC will be announcing the Peer Mentoring Scholarship recipients.



One-on-One Consultations

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You can schedule an appointment Monday through Friday to receive academic writing and statistics support, and planning for graduate school guidance. We also offer special help with grammar and editing Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday mornings. Call or visit our office today to schedule and appointment!

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Upcoming Writing Camps
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Our last weekend Writing Camp of the semester will take place on May 7-8 from 8:30am to 4:30pm. Sign up and complete the assessment form by clicking here!

If you need more information about our Writing Camps or are interested in future dates, please follow this link.

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Contact Details
Graduate Resource Center
Mesa Vista Hall, Suite 1057
(505)277-1407
unmgrc@unm.edu
http://unmgrc.unm.edu/

04/25/2016 Weekly Announcement

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Faculty of Color Awards Ceremony


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On behalf of the Project for New Mexico Graduates of Color (PNMGC), you are cordially invited to attend the 10th Annual Faculty of Color Awards luncheon on April 26th from 12-2pm in SUB Ballroom C. The Faculty of Color Awards is a student-led effort to acknowledge UNM faculty, staff, and teaching assistants of color who go above and beyond expectations to mentor and guide underrepresented students, to promote diversity of ideas and experiences, to critically engage communities of color and their issues through research, and to positively role-model for other underrepresented faculty, students, and staff. 

If you plan on attending the awards ceremony, please RSVP here.

Date: April 26, 2016 @ 12:00 - 2:00pm
Location: SUB Ballroom C



Workshop: Preparing for Academic and Professional Careers Panel

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This panel will feature UNM faculty and staff members who will share their experiences in pursuing careers in academia and the professional world. The panelists will also answer your questions about how to prepare and what to expect from this process. This session is open to all students but we especially recommend it for students nearing completion of their degrees. 

Date: April 26, 2016 @ 1:00 - 2:00pm
Location: Zimmerman Library, Room 105 (Frank Waters Room)

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Upcoming Writing Camps
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Our next week-long evening Writing Camp will take place on May 23-24 from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM. Sign up and complete the assessment form by clicking here!

If you need more information about our Writing Camps or are interested in future dates, please follow this 
link.

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Contact Details
Graduate Resource Center
Mesa Vista Hall, Suite 1057
(505)277-1407
unmgrc@unm.edu
http://unmgrc.unm.edu/

04/18/2016 Weekly Announcement

THANKS FOR SHARING
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The 2016 Shared Knowledge Conference Planning Committee would like to thank all of our partners as well as the hundreds of volunteers, attendees, and presenters who made this event possible. We invite everyone to complete the Conference Experience Survey to help us improve next year's SKC. We look forward to seeing you all in 2017 and thanks for sharing!

Workshop: Thesis & Dissertations 101 Graduate Student Panel

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This panel will feature current and former graduate students who are working on or already completed their theses and/or dissertations. The panelists will share their experiences and answer questions about preparing and moving forward with the writing process. This session is open and highly recommended for all students. 

Date: April 19, 2016 @ 1:00 - 2:00pm
Location: Zimmerman Library, Room 105 (Frank Waters Room)

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Upcoming Writing Camps
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Our next week-long evening Writing Camp will take place on April 23-24 from 8:30am to 4:30pm. Sign up and complete the assessment form by clicking here!

If you need more information about our Writing Camps or are interested in future dates, please follow this 
link.

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Contact Details
Graduate Resource Center
Mesa Vista Hall, Suite 1057
(505)277-1407
unmgrc@unm.edu
http://unmgrc.unm.edu/

04/04/2016 Weekly Announcement

Call for Volunteers for the 2016 Shared Knowledge Conference
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With the biggest event yet planned this year the 2016 Shared Knowledge Conference has over $10,000 in prizes, over 300 presenters, and 20 workshops slated so far! In order to do this, we need volunteers to help us out with poster/art exhibit setup, registration, information tables, faculty lectures, oral presentations, SKC 180 Challenge heats, photography, the prizes ceremony, and much more. If you are interested, please sign up by filling out this form.

Workshop: Designing a Better Academic Poster Workshop

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This workshop offers guidelines on how to develop and improve your academic poster. In this session you will learn how to prepare, organize, and showcase your research through a poster that advertises your work and speaks for you. It is highly recommended for all students who want to further develop their research presentation skills.

Presenter:Talal Saint-Lôt
Date: April 5, 2016 @ 1:00 - 2:00pm
Location: Zimmerman Library, Room 254

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Upcoming Writing Camps
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Our next week-long evening Writing Camp will take place on April 18-21 from 5:30pm to 9:00pm. Sign up and complete the assessment form by clicking here!

If you need more information about our Writing Camps or are interested in future dates, please follow this 
link.

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Contact Details
Graduate Resource Center
Mesa Vista Hall, Suite 1057
(505)277-1407
unmgrc@unm.edu
http://unmgrc.unm.edu/

03/28/2016 Weekly Announcement

Call for Volunteers for the 2016 Shared Knowledge Conference
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With the biggest event yet planned this year the 2016 Shared Knowledge Conference has over $10,000 in prizes, over 300 presenters, and 20 workshops slated so far! In order to do this, we need volunteers to help us out with poster/art exhibit setup, registration, information tables, faculty lectures, oral presentations, SKC 180 Challenge heats, photography, the prizes ceremony, and much more. If you are interested, please sign up by filling out this form.

Workshop: Style Manuals & Avoiding Plagiarism

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This is a basic introduction to style manuals and the most popular styles used in academia with advice and resources on how to quote and cite information from sources to avoid plagiarism in academic writing. It is highly recommended for students that are new to writing research papers and American academic writing. As this is a basic introduction, writing in any particular style will not be covered in depth. 

Presenter: Carlyn N. Pinkins, GRC Writing Consultant, Department of History 
Date: March 29, 2016 @ 1:00 - 2:00pm
Location: Zimmerman Library, Room 254

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Upcoming Writing Camps
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Our next weekend Writing Camp will take place on April 4-8 from 8:30am to 4:30pm. Sign up and complete the assessment form by clicking here!

If you need more information about our Writing Camps or are interested in future dates, please follow this 
link.

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Contact Details
Graduate Resource Center
Mesa Vista Hall, Suite 1057
(505)277-1407
unmgrc@unm.edu
http://unmgrc.unm.edu/

03/21/2016 Weekly Announcement

Call for Volunteers for the 2016 Shared Knowledge Conference
GRC Weekly Announcements:
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With the biggest event yet planned this year the 2016 Shared Knowledge Conference has over $10,000 in prizes, over 300 presenters, and 20 workshops slated so far! In order to do this, we need volunteers to help us out with poster/art exhibit setup, registration, information tables, faculty lectures, oral presentations, SKC 180 Challenge heats, photography, the prizes ceremony, and much more. If you are interested, please sign up by filling out this form.

Individual Consultations

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UNM graduate students and professional students can receive one-on-one, in-person writing and statistics consultations with a trained, graduate consultant. 

Students seeking assistance on writing a class paper, journal article, or thesis/dissertation will find the help they need. Our graduate consultants are trained to help students improve their writing by reviewing student work for sentence flow and argument structure. 

Graduate students conducting statistical design, analysis and/or interpretation may meet with a GRC consultant for assistance and feedback. Consultants can also assist with using statistical software and/or to recommend additional resources. Students enrolled in undergraduate statistics courses may also use CAPS Math drop-in labs. 

To schedule an appointment, please call 505-277-1407. Walk-in visits are also available during our Evening Walk-in Hours, which is open for extended hours on Wednesdays from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

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Upcoming Writing Camps
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Our next weekend Writing Camp will take place on March 26-27 from 8:30am to 4:30pm. Sign up and complete the assessment form by clicking here! Sign up and complete the assessment form by clicking here!

If you need more information about our Writing Camps or are interested in future dates, please follow this 
link.

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Contact Details
Graduate Resource Center
Mesa Vista Hall, Suite 1057
(505)277-1407
unmgrc@unm.edu
http://unmgrc.unm.edu/

03/14/2016 Weekly Announcement

SPRING BREAK
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The GRC would like to wish everyone a happy spring break. Whether you are taking some well-deserved time off to relax and enjoy or have decided to move forward with your academic endeavors, we want you to know that the GRC will continue to support students throughout this week. Call our office today if you need to meet with a writing consultant or a volunteer editor, or see below if you would like to submit your piece of writing through our Graduate Online Writing Lab (GrOWL) and receive feedback from one of our consultants. READ MORE

Graduate Online Writing Lab

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The GrOWL system is an online support service available to graduate and professional students seeking feedback on their writing and research projects. Students can submit their written work, online 24/7, for review by GRC consultants who are PhD students that have been trained to provide peer review feedback.

To submit your document, please follow this link.

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Upcoming Writing Camps
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Our next weekend Writing Camp will take place on March 26-27 from 8:30am to 4:30pm. Sign up and complete the assessment form by clicking here!

If you need more information about our Writing Camps or are interested in future dates, please follow this 
link.

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Contact Details
Graduate Resource Center
Mesa Vista Hall, Suite 1057
(505)277-1407
unmgrc@unm.edu
http://unmgrc.unm.edu/

03/07/2016 Weekly Announcement

2016 Shared Knowledge Conference Call for Proposals FINAL DEADLINE March 11, 2016 at 5:00 PM
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The Graduate Resource Center and the Office of the Vice President for Research, in collaboration with other partners at UNM, is pleased to invite students, faculty, staff and community members to the 2016 Shared Knowledge Conference!

The annual Shared Knowledge Conference (SKC) is a university-wide conference planned and hosted by students and partners of the University of New Mexico. Intended to celebrate diversity, multiple forms of research, and scholarly endeavors, the conference includes presentations covering a range of formats and topics. Our goal is to provide an inclusive opportunity for students from a variety of academic fields and disciplines to share their scholarship, gain access to new ideas, and develop their professional leadership skills. 

Date: April 11-15, 2016
Location: UNM Student Union Building (SUB)
Submission Deadline: Friday, March 11, 2016 at 5:00 PM

We invite you to submit your proposals for the following categories:

SKC 180 Challenge: An academic elevator-speech competition developed to challenge students to present their research topic and its significance in 180 seconds.

Individual Oral Presentations: You get 12 minutes to present your work on a panel with four other students. 

Student Film Showcase: We will feature short films no longer than 15 minutes each. 

Poster, Art, Model Exhibition: Open to all students with academic posters, art pieces, and architectural models. 

Artistic Performances: Perform a creative musical, theatrical, or dance act for an audience of students, faculty, and community members.

UNM Symposium on College Athletics: Open to all students, Come and present your Research.

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Workshop: How to Present at a Conference

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This workshop offers guidelines on how to present at an academic conference. In this session you will learn how to prepare, organize, and showcase your work. It is highly recommended for all students who want to further develop their oral presentation skills. 

Presenter: Erin Watley, Doctoral Candidate, Department of Communication & Journalism 
Date: March 8, 2016 @ 1:00 - 2:00pm
Location: Zimmerman Library, Room 254

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Upcoming Writing Camps
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Our next weekend Writing Camp will take place on March 26-27 from 8:30am to 4:30pm. Sign up and complete the assessment form by clicking here!

If you need more information about our Writing Camps or are interested in future dates, please follow this 
link.

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Contact Details
Graduate Resource Center
Mesa Vista Hall, Suite 1057
(505)277-1407
unmgrc@unm.edu
http://unmgrc.unm.edu/

02/29/2016 Weekly Announcement

2016 Shared Knowledge Conference Call for Proposals DEADLINE EXTENDED: March 11, 2016 at 5:00 PM
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The Graduate Resource Center and the Office of the Vice President for Research, in collaboration with other partners at UNM, is pleased to invite students, faculty, staff and community members to the 2016 Shared Knowledge Conference!

The annual Shared Knowledge Conference (SKC) is a university-wide conference planned and hosted by students and partners of the University of New Mexico. Intended to celebrate diversity, multiple forms of research, and scholarly endeavors, the conference includes presentations covering a range of formats and topics. Our goal is to provide an inclusive opportunity for students from a variety of academic fields and disciplines to share their scholarship, gain access to new ideas, and develop their professional leadership skills. 

Date: April 11-15, 2016
Location: UNM Student Union Building (SUB)
Submission Deadline: Friday, March 11, 2016

We invite you to submit your proposals for the following categories:

SKC 180 Challenge: An academic elevator-speech competition developed to challenge students to present their research topic and its significance in 180 seconds.

Individual Oral Presentations: You get 12 minutes to present your work on a panel with four other students. 

Student Film Showcase: We will feature short films no longer than 15 minutes each. 

Poster, Art, Model Exhibition: Open to all students with academic posters, art pieces, and architectural models. 

Artistic Performances: Perform a creative musical, theatrical, or dance act for an audience of students, faculty, and community members.

UNM Symposium on College Athletics: Open to all students, Come and present your Research.

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Workshop: Using Prezi for Presentations

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Dale Carnegie said, "There are always three speeches, for every one you actually give. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you’d given." Fortunately there are many new presentation tools available these days to help us make our presentations “the one we wish we’d given.” This workshop will demonstrate how to use both basic and advanced Prezi features to create visually stunning lectures and presentations. 

Presenter: Kevin Comerford, Digital Initiatives Librarian 
Date: March 1, 2016 @ 1:00 - 2:00pm
Location: Zimmerman Library, Room 254 

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Upcoming Writing Camps
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Our next week-long Writing Camp will take place on March 7-11 from 8:30am to 4:30pm. Sign up and complete the assessment form by clicking here!

If you need more information about our Writing Camps or are interested in future dates, please follow this 
link.

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Contact Details
Graduate Resource Center
Mesa Vista Hall, Suite 1057
(505)277-1407
unmgrc@unm.edu
http://unmgrc.unm.edu/

02/22/2016 Weekly Announcement

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The Graduate Resource Center and the Office of the Vice President for Research, in collaboration with other partners at UNM, is pleased to invite students, faculty, staff and community members to the 2016 Shared Knowledge Conference!

The annual Shared Knowledge Conference (SKC) is a university-wide conference planned and hosted by students and partners of the University of New Mexico. Intended to celebrate diversity, multiple forms of research, and scholarly endeavors, the conference includes presentations covering a range of formats and topics. Our goal is to provide an inclusive opportunity for students from a variety of academic fields and disciplines to share their scholarship, gain access to new ideas, and develop their professional leadership skills. 

Date: April 11-15, 2016
Location: UNM Student Union Building (SUB)
Submission Deadline: Monday, February 29, 2016

We invite you to submit your proposals for the following categories:

SKC 180 Challenge: An academic elevator-speech competition developed to challenge students to present their research topic and its significance in 180 seconds.

Individual Oral Presentations: You get 12 minutes to present your work on a panel with four other students. 

Student Film Showcase: We will feature short films no longer than 15 minutes each. 

Poster, Art, Model Exhibition: Open to all students with academic posters, art pieces, and architectural models. 

Artistic Performances: Perform a creative musical, theatrical, or dance act for an audience of students, faculty, and community members.

UNM Symposium on College Athletics: Open to all students, Come and present your Research.

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Workshop: Building a Bibliography with Zotero

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Zotero is a research tool and reference manager program that helps students collect, organize, cite and share research sources. References from library catalogs, research databases and Websites are saved in a personal library. Students can create bibliographies from saved references in various styles like MLA and APA. Zotero comes with a plug-in that works with MS Word and helps in creating in-text citations. 

Presenter: Sarah Kostelecky, Assistant Professor, University Libraries 
Date: February 23, 2016 @ 1:00 - 2:00pm
Location: Zimmerman Library, Room 254

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Upcoming Writing Camps
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Our next weekend Writing Camp will take place on February 27-28 from 8:30am to 4:30pm. Sign up and complete the assessment form by clicking here!

If you need more information about our Writing Camps or are interested in future dates, please follow this link.

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Contact Details
Graduate Resource Center
Mesa Vista Hall, Suite 1057
(505)277-1407
unmgrc@unm.edu
http://unmgrc.unm.edu/

02/15/2016 Weekly Announcement

GRC Weekly Announcements:
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The Graduate Resource Center and the Office of the Vice President for Research, in collaboration with other partners at UNM, is pleased to invite students, faculty, staff and community members to the 2016 Shared Knowledge Conference!

The annual Shared Knowledge Conference (SKC) is a university-wide conference planned and hosted by students and partners of the University of New Mexico. Intended to celebrate diversity, multiple forms of research, and scholarly endeavors, the conference includes presentations covering a range of formats and topics. Our goal is to provide an inclusive opportunity for students from a variety of academic fields and disciplines to share their scholarship, gain access to new ideas, and develop their professional leadership skills. 

Date: April 11-15, 2016
Location: UNM Student Union Building (SUB)
Submission Deadline: Monday, February 29, 2016

We invite you to submit your proposals for the following categories:

SKC 180 Challenge: An academic elevator-speech competition developed to challenge students to present their research topic and its significance in 180 seconds.

Individual Oral Presentations: You get 12 minutes to present your work on a panel with four other students. 

Student Film Showcase: We will feature short films no longer than 15 minutes each. 

Poster, Art, Model Exhibition: Open to all students with academic posters, art pieces, and architectural models. 

Artistic Performances: Perform a creative musical, theatrical, or dance act for an audience of students, faculty, and community members.

UNM Symposium on College Athletics: Open to all students, Come and present your Research.

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Workshop: EndNote and EndNote X: The Basics

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This workshop will cover the basics of the bibliographic managers, EndNote (online only) and EndNote X (software). It will cover how to collect and organize research references, along with how to annotate references, insert in-text citations and create bibliographies.
*If you own a laptop, please bring it with you. 

Presenter: Todd Quinn, Assistant Professor, University Libraries 
Date: February 16, 2016 @ 1:00 - 2:00pm
Location: Zimmerman Library, Room 254

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Upcoming Writing Camps
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Our next weekend Writing Camp will take place on February 27-28 from 8:30am to 4:30pm. Sign up and complete the assessment form by clicking here!

If you need more information about our Writing Camps or are interested in future dates, please follow this link.

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Contact Details
Graduate Resource Center
Mesa Vista Hall, Suite 1057
(505)277-1407
unmgrc@unm.edu
http://unmgrc.unm.edu/

02/08/2016 Weekly Announcement

GRC Weekly Announcements:
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The Graduate Resource Center and the Office of the Vice President for Research, in collaboration with other partners at UNM, is pleased to invite students, faculty, staff and community members to the 2016 Shared Knowledge Conference!

The annual Shared Knowledge Conference (SKC) is a university-wide conference planned and hosted by students and partners of the University of New Mexico. Intended to celebrate diversity, multiple forms of research, and scholarly endeavors, the conference includes presentations covering a range of formats and topics. Our goal is to provide an inclusive opportunity for students from a variety of academic fields and disciplines to share their scholarship, gain access to new ideas, and develop their professional leadership skills. 

Date: April 11-15, 2016
Location: UNM Student Union Building (SUB)
Submission Deadline: Monday, February 29, 2016

We invite you to submit your proposals for the following categories:

SKC 180 Challenge: An academic elevator-speech competition developed to challenge students to present their research topic and its significance in 180 seconds.

Individual Oral Presentations: You get 12 minutes to present your work on a panel with four other students. 

Student Film Showcase: We will feature short films no longer than 15 minutes each. 

Poster, Art, Model Exhibition: Open to all students with academic posters, art pieces, and architectural models. 

Artistic Performances: Perform a creative musical, theatrical, or dance act for an audience of students, faculty, and community members.

UNM Symposium on College Athletics: Open to all students, Present your Research.

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Workshop: Introduction to Quantitative Analysis and Stata

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This workshop is both a general overview of what quantitative analysis entails and an introduction to the Stata environment and tools. It will cover the different stages of quantitative research as well as descriptive statistics and basic inferential techniques. In this session, you will have the chance to ask questions to a fellow graduate student about his research experience with quantitative methods.

Presenter: Jose Bucheli, PhD candidate in economics, Graduate Consultant at the Graduate Resource Center
Date: February 9, 2016 @ 1:00 - 2:00pm
Location: Zimmerman Library, Room 254

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Upcoming Writing Camps
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Our next evening week-long Writing Camp will take place on February 15-18 from 5:30pm to 9:00pm. Sign up and complete the assessment form by clicking here!

If you need more information about our Writing Camps or are interested in future dates, please follow this link.

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Contact Details
Graduate Resource Center
Mesa Vista Hall, Suite 1057
(505)277-1407
unmgrc@unm.edu
http://unmgrc.unm.edu/

02/01/2016 Weekly Announcement

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Literature Review Workshop
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This session will familiarize students with the University Libraries website, what a literature review is, and how to research for literature reviews in various disciplines. It also briefly covers techniques on how to write a literature review using a matrix. In this session, you will learn how to find a book or journal article for any related topic, request an interlibrary loan online, search special collections, and how to use other library services

Presenter: Lori Townsend, Assistant Professor
Date: February 2, 2016 @ 1:00 - 2:00pm
Location: Zimmerman Library, Rom 254

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Second Annual Raza Graduate Student Conference (Call for Proposals)
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The Raza Graduate Student Association (RGSA) at the University of Nuevo Mexico, Albuquerque cordially invites you to our 2nd Annual Raza Graduate Student Conference to be held on March 24-25, 2016. The RGSA is an interdisciplinary graduate student organization that seeks to empower and support scholars of color through peer mentoring, bridging the community-academia relationship, and honoring the histories and cultures of underrepresented groups. We welcome paper and panel proposals from all disciplines and areas of the world that engage matters dealing with healing; community development/organizing; Indigenous methodologies; Indigenous planning; historical trauma; indigenous struggles; (de)colonization politics and theory; LGBTQ/Two-spirit studies; immigration and immigrant policy; citizenship; oppression and agency; health, poverty, and welfare; and transnationalism. 

We have extended our proposals submission deadline to February 1st, 2016!Send your proposals for single papers, posters, panels, workshops, and roundtables to raza.graduates@gmail.com with subject line "Raza Conference Submission."

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PNMGC Peer Mentoring Program
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Sign up now with the Project for New Mexico Graduates of Color (PNMGC) Peer Mentoring Program! The program is open to all UNM students, staff, and faculty, as well as to community members who are interested in mentoring students. If you have previously participated, you will need to sign up again and indicate if you are continuing with your same partner or if you would like a different match. Student participants are eligible to win a $500 Peer Mentoring Scholarship at the end of the semester! The deadline for applications is February 5th. If you have any questions, please email PNMGC at gradpeer@unm.edu. 

Mentor application--> http://tinyurl.com/hq4wryq

Mentee application--> http://tinyurl.com/jk7gotz

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Upcoming Writing Camps
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Our next week-long Writing Camp will take place on February 8-12 from 8:30am to 4:30pm. Sign up and complete the assessment form by clicking here!

If you need more information about our Writing Camps or are interested in future dates, please follow this link.

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Contact Details
Graduate Resource Center
Mesa Vista Hall, Suite 1057
(505)277-1407
unmgrc@unm.edu
http://unmgrc.unm.edu/