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Gomez presentation nominated by ASEE
April 5, 2019
“Supporting Diversity in Teams Through Asset Mapping” was nominated for best paper by the Program Chair. Read More...

Svihla appointed special assistant to the dean for learning sciences
February 1, 2019
Dr. Vanessa Svihla, a University of New Mexico learning scientist with appointments in the School of Engineering and the Organization, Information & Learning Sciences (OILS) program, has been named special assistant to the dean for learning sciences. Read More...

UNM faculty honored by NM Legislature
January 25, 2019
Svihla recognized for enhancing classrooms through research Read More...

January 16th, 2019: Joe Ledoux and Wendy Newstetter to present a workshop and talk on their RED National Science Foundation initiative
October 30, 2018
January 16th, 2019: Joe Ledoux and Wendy Newstetter from Georgia Tech will present a workshop and talk on their RED National Science Foundation initiative. Read More...

Vanessa Svihla and Jamie Gomez win the Christine A. Stanley Award for Diversity and Inclusion Research in Educational Development award
September 27, 2018
On September 27th, 2018, Vanessa Svihla and Jamie Gomez’s paper "Rurality as an Asset for Inclusive Teaching in Chemical Engineering" was recognized for its contribution to the field of Diversity in Education. Read More...

Jamie Gomez wins School of Engineering Junior Faculty Teaching Award
May 3, 2018
On May 3rd, 2018 Dr. Jamie Gomez was honored with the School of Engineering Junior Faculty Teaching Award for outstanding teaching and classroom innovation. Read More...

Professional Development Workshop series presents Leola Tsinnajinnie on May 2nd
April 26, 2018
May 2 workshop: “Connecting Knowledges in STEM Fields: Honoring Student Epistemologies and Decolonizing Western Pedagogies”, Leola Tsinnajinnie, Assistant Professor of Native American Studies Read More...

Vanessa Svihla featured in The Daily Lobo
March 8, 2018
Assistant Professor Vanessa Svihla was awarded $516,000 by the National Science Foundation Read More...

Svihla honored with NSF CAREER Award
January 25, 2018
In the modern undergraduate engineering curriculum, design projects — where students apply their technical knowledge and creativity to solving real-life challenges — are an important part of studying engineering in a way that will prepare students for future careers. Read More...