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Professional and Academic Workshops (PAW)

PAW (Professional & Academic Workshop) is a consortium of student support organizations who offer workshops and lectures for the benefit and improved success of students. PAW was created through Graduate Studies to reduce redundancy of offerings, improve attendance and relevancy of the workshops offered, and to provide a current calendar to alert participants of upcoming events. Our PAW-tners work together to assess workshops, provide certificates of completion, and coordinate marketing. 

Navigate the menu below to discover the wide variety of FREE workshops available to you. Many of these workshops are developed for graduate students, but are also open to undergraduates, faculty, and staff.

ACADEMIC INTEGRITY & RESEARCH ETHICS (AIRE)

academic integrity and research compliance

Conducting research with integrity is a matter of excellence. As researchers, writers, scholars, and producers of creative works in the University of New Mexico community, we are all expected to follow guidelines, policies, and procedures that represent UNM values with regard to responsible conduct of research, professional ethics, and academic integrity.

AIRE provides you with tools and resources to improve your awareness of and adherence to university expectations regarding academic integrity, responsible conduct of research, and other scholarly activities. We offer a number of free workshop opportunities for students, faculty, and staff each semester, including the Responsible Conduct of Research (or RCR) workshop series. RCR workshops help students and faculty explore research ethics and the impacts they have on science. Federal funding agencies mandate RCR certification (a minimum of 8 hours of face-to-face instruction) for those who are funded by federal dollars. At UNM we believe participating in RCR training and discussing the real-life ethical issues and dilemmas that we face during our careers is just as important as the mandate itself.

Although our trainings are offered free of charge, some may also be taken for transcripted credit. Those wishing to obtain transcripted credit for these courses will need to enroll through Banner and pay the corresponding course fees.

Feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns you may have about academic integrity or research ethics. Thank you for your commitment not just to doing research, but to doing research well. 


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August 18-19, 2016

9:00 am-5:00 pm RCR Certification for New Biology Graduate Students
For transcripted credit, enroll in BIOL 502-047 (1 credit). Contact the Biology graduate student coordinator to enroll. 
Dr. William Gannon TBA

September 1-22, Thursdays

2:00-3:40 pm RCR Certifiction for New Psychology Graduate Students
Offered as part of PSY 505. Permission from instructor, Dr. Sarah Erickson, required to enroll. 
Dr. William Gannon TBA

September 6-October 25, Tuesdays

4-5:20 pm

RCR Certification: Academic Integrity & Research Ethics for Graduate Students (Section 1)

For transcripted credit, enroll in

  • OILS 593-002 or NSMS 550-002 (in-person attendance)
  • OILS 593-082 or NSMS 550-080 (remote/online attendance)
Dr. William Gannon Woodward Hall 149

September 8-October 30, Thursdays

12:30-1:50 pm

RCR Certification: Academic Integrity & Research Ethics for Graduate Students (Section 2)

For transcripted credit, enroll in

  • OILS 593-003 (in-person attendance)
  • OILS 593-081 (remote/online attendance)
Dr. William Gannon Woodward Hall 147

November 4, 11, & 18

12-1:00 pm RCR Certification for Chemistry Students
Offered as part of CHEM 499. Permission from instructor, Dr. Steve Cabaniss, required to enroll. 
Dr. William Gannon Clark 214A

November 4, 11, 18 & Dec 1

9-10:30 AM RCR Certification for New Physics Graduate Students
Offered as part of PHYC 500. Permission from instructor, Dr. Paul Richard Schwoebel, required to enroll.  
Dr. William Gannon TBA

Fall Semester

Online RCR Certification for Linguistics/Humanities Graduate Students
Offered as part of LING 490-004/590-004. Permission from instructor, Dr. Holly Jacobson, required to enroll. 
Dr. William Gannon Online
LING 490/590-004


Contact:

William Gannon
Academic Integrity & Research Ethics 
Room B69, University Advisement & Enrichment Center Building
(505) 277-3488 
grad.unm.edu/aire

ACADEMIC SKILLS AND SUPPORT (GRADUATE RESOURCE CENTER)

Graduate Studies

The Graduate Resource Center (GRC) offers a variety of free workshops every semester. Each workshop, presented by either UNM faculty or graduate students, addresses a topic area that is essential to building graduate student academic and professional skills.

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06/14/2016 1:00-2:00 PM Literature Reviews Lori Townsend

Zimmerman Library, Room 254

06/28/2016 1:00-2:00 PM How to Present at a Conference Erin Watley Zimmerman 254
07/12/2016 1:00-2:00 PM Designing a Better Academic Poster Talal St-Lôt Zimmerman 254
07/26/2016 1:00-2:00 PM Building a Bibliography witih Endnote X and Basic Todd Quinn Zimmerman 254


Contact:

Carlyn Pinkins
Graduate Resource Center
1057 Mesa Vista Hall
(505) 277-1097
http://unmgrc.unm.edu/ 

CAREER & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (CAREER SERVICES)

UNM Career Services

 

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September 14, 2016 9:00 AM-3:00 PM Engineering & Science Fair
SUB Ballrooms
September 15, 2016 11:00 AM-4:00 PM Business & Accounting Fair SUB Ballrooms
September 29, 2016 10:00 AM-2:00 PM Graduate & Professional School Fair SUB Ballrooms


Contact:

Matt Yepez MB
UNM Career Services 
University Advisement and Enrichment Center
Room 220
(505) 277-2531 
career.unm.edu 

COLLEGE TEACHING AND RESOURCES (CENTER FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING)

center for teaching excellence logo

The Center for Teaching Excellence serves as a general resource center for all UNM instructors including tenured and tenure-track faculty, lecturers, adjunct faculty, faculty on branch campuses, teaching assistants, clinician educators, and all others who have an instructional role in the classroom. It also offers the Graduate Teaching Academy to UNM graduate students, a program designed to improve graduate students' teaching skills and employment prospects, and oversees the CAPS program.

The CTL also offers OILS 583: Graduate Teaching, a one-credit course which introduces new teaching and graduate assistants to teaching at UNM.The course provides a supportive environment for new teachers, knowledge of pedagogical concepts, strategies for teaching UNM undergraduates, tips on establishing credibility in the classroom, help to overcome the language barrier (for international students), and help with developing a teaching philosophy statement.

Registration Information:

OILS 583 001 Friday 1:00 - 3:00 for domestic students.
OILS 583 002 Friday 3:00 - 5:00 for international students.

Click here to learn more

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Contact:

Aeron Haynie
Center for Teaching and Learning
Ahaynie@unm.edu
Zimmerman Library, 3rd Floor
cte.unm.edu

DISSERTATION/THESIS MANUSCRIPT FORMATTING (GRADUATE STUDIES)

Graduate Studies

For Spring 2016 term, the Graduate Studies Office is presenting Thesis/Dissertation Manuscript workshops for graduate students who are interested in information that will help them understand the basic procedure to format their manuscript and meet the final degree requirement to submit electronically a thesis or dissertation to the LoboVault repository. The Graduate Studies Degree Requirement Deadline for Spring 2016 term is April 15, 2016, Friday, 5:00 p.m. for graduate students to graduate for Spring 2016 term. 

Please refer to the NEW Manuscript Tutorial Module 1/Module 2/Module 3. This tool will help you become familiar with the Front Matter formatting and the procedures to submit electronically the thesis/dissertation manuscript to the UNM-LoboVault repository.

For more information refer to Thesis/Dissertation Manuscript Webpage.

This workshop will prepare the graduate student to format a thesis or dissertation manuscript by understanding the elements of the Front Matter and incorporating the Body of the Research into a one electronic PDF file. Also, instructions for the additional forms will be discussed, which are necessary for the final electronic submission process with the Graduate Studies Office. No registration is necessary. If the workshop is full , walk-in participants will be accommodated as space allows.

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June 20, 2016 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Thesis/Dissertation Manuscript Formatting Workshop

Doug
Weintraub

SUB
Lobo A & B
June 29, 2016


Contact:

Doug Weintraub 
Graduate Studies 
Humanities building, Suite 107 
(505) 277-1578
dwein@unm.edu
http://grad.unm.edu

FEMINIST RESEARCH INSTITUTE LECTURES

Graduate Studies

The Feminist Research Institute is dedicated to the production of scholarship on women, gender, and sexuality, and to the creation of intellectual community among feminist scholars at UNM. UNM has a large number of feminist faculty and graduate students, and the Institute offers an opportunity to meet and work with others both within and across disciplines.

 

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Contact:

Justin Larsen
Feminist Research Institute
Humanities 464
femresin@unm.edu
(505) 277-1198 
http://femresin.unm.edu/

GRANTS, FUNDING & ASSISTANTSHIPS

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HEALTH & WELLNESS (STUDENT HEALTH & COUNSELING)

Offered through Student Health and Counseling (SHAC), these health and wellness workshops are free of charge and open to UNM students only. Classes are attended by a mixture of undergraduate and graduate students. Registration is required. Please register for workshops by clicking here.

Click here to learn details about the Online Modules/ Materials offered by SHAC Counseling Services.

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Contact:

Student Health and Counseling (SHAC)
505-277-3136
studentcounseling@unm.edu

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SUPPORT (GLOBAL EDUCATION OFFICE)

Global Education Office

The Global Education Office (GEO) provides services to international students and scholars coming to UNM, coordinates opportunities for UNM students to study overseas and offers intensive English language programs to students interested in studying in the U.S.

As an advocate for international programs on campus, GEO helps to prepare UNM faculty, administrators, and students to understand and work effectively in a complex and rapidly changing global community.

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Contact:

Eduardo Nunez
enunez81@unm.edu
Global Education Office
2120 Mesa Vista Hall
(505) 277-0050
http://geo.unm.edu/ 
 

IRB - HUMAN SUBJECTS RESEARCH (OFFICE OF THE IRB)

IRB Human Subjects Research

The UNM Office of the Institutional Review Board (OIRB) provides weekly workshops to help UNM researchers understand and navigate the UNM IRB. Individual consultations are also available by appointment. 

The schedule below is subject to change, so for the most up-to-date information as well as how to register for a workshop, please visit the OIRB website. NOTE: Pre-requisite for these workshops is successful completion of the CITI Human Subjects Research Course (Social Behavioral or Biomedical – this depends on the nature of your research).

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Contact:

Brooke Cholka
UNM Office of the IRB
1805 Sigma Chi Rd. NE
(505) 277-0685
http://irb.unm.edu

LECTURES AND CONFERENCES ON CAMPUS (VARIED ORGANIZATIONS)

The following are lectures offered by different academic departments and organizations on campus. Some, but not all, are targeted to graduate students. For a list of lectures from the Feminist Research Institute, please click on and explore their tab above. 

To get your department/organization's lecture(s) on this schedule, please email the details to Christine Shell at shellc@unm.edu

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OFFICE OF RESEARCH COMPLIANCE

                   Graduate Studies

The Office of Research Compliance at the University of New Mexico provides independent oversight of UNM's research compliance programs, activities and processes. The Associate Vice President for Research Compliance , who reports to the Vice President for Research is responsible for coordinating and monitoring these programs to assure that UNM is compliant with federal, state and local laws and regulations as well as University and UNM policies. The Office is committed to adhering to the highest standards of ethics, integrity, and responsibility.

TO REGISTER FOR THE FOLLOWING WORKSHOPS: Log onto UNM Learning Central and search for "INDSEC" for Industrial Security workshops or "EXCTL" for Export Control workshops. Select the workshop you wish to attend and click "Register Now." If you cannot access Learning Central to register, please contact Vanessa Tan (vtan@unm.edu). For questions about Industrial Security workshops, please contact Deb Kuidis at dkuidis@unm.edu or 505-277-2058. For questions about Export Control workshops, please contact Adelicia Gunn at export@unm.edu

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Contact:

Vanessa Tan
Office of Research Compliance
1805 Sigma Chi Rd NE
(505) 277-1097
http://unmgrc.unm.edu/ 

UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES

Graduate Studies

 

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June 14, 2016 1:00-2:00 PM Zimmerman 254 Literature Reviews Lori Townsend
June 28, 2016 1:00-2:00 PM Zimmerman 254 How to Present at a Conference Erin Watley
July 12, 2016 1:00-2:00 PM Zimmerman 254 Designing a Better Academic Poster Talal St-Lôt
July 26, 2016 1:00-2:00 PM Zimmerman 254 Building a Bibliography with Endnote X and Basic Todd Quinn



STUDENTS OF COLOR MENTORSHIP AND SUPPORT (PNMGC)

project for new mexico graduates of color

The Project for New Mexico Graduates of Color (PNMGC) is a student based organization that is working to build community among historically underrepresented students at the University of New Mexico. PNMGC was founded during the 2002-03 academic year by a group of UNM graduate students of color who recognized the need for an organization that could provide them with various forms of academic, cultural, and leadership support. Currently, PNMGC works with both undergraduate and graduate students to help them succeed and grow while at UNM. Their programming includes undergraduate outreach initiatives, leadership workshops and retreats, monthly social gatherings, academic research presentation opportunities. 

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Contact:

Stephanie Sanchez
Project for New Mexico Graduates of Color
Lobo Lair Room 1046
(505) 277-7397
gradpeer@unm.edu
pnmgc.unm.edu