research employment program opens
will host a campus-wide grand opening for its newest program
PROFOUND, Thursday, Dec. 4, from 1-4 p.m. in Lobo A&B
rooms in the Student Union Building (SUB).
Program of Research Opportunities FOr UNDergraduates, focuses
on student employment through research opportunities to increase
are to improve communication and provide unity within the UNM
research community and to be a resource for future funding opportunities.
López, program coordinator, said, We are putting
forth new opportunities. Undergraduate study does not
have to be limited to attending class, taking notes and remembering
the information for the exam.
will serve as a one-stop clearing-house for all externally funded
programs on campus that employ students in research.
students can apply online and will be tracked by the office
when a faculty member or research group employs them.
Faculty can use the online database of interested students and
arrange an interview for possible research employment.
our total sponsored research commitments at UNM, which amounts
to more than $250 million per year, over 324 grants have a budget
line for undergraduate pay, said Rob Duncan, associate
dean for Research and professor in the Physics and Astronomy
makes UNM an excellent place for students to get involved in
world class research efforts, he said.
call 277-0528 or visit www.unm.edu/~profound.