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2019 UNM McNair Scholars Research Conference


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 Bienvenidos, we welcome all undergraduate research scholars from all majors to participate in the 2019 McNair Scholars Research Conference at the University of New Mexico on October 3 & 4, 2019

Where: Campus of the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, N.M.

When: October 3 & 4, 2019.  

Registration (ends 9/5/19): Same price for each student, staff or graduate school recruiter. Click here to register

  • Early Bird Registration Fee of $225.00/person (Ends Aug. 15, 2019)
  • Regular Registration Fee of $250.00/person (from Aug. 16-Sept. 5, 2019)

The registration fee will include the following: Meals (breakfast, lunch, snack & dinner on Oct. 3, breakfast, lunch, snack on Oct. 4), conference bag/materials, all conference events and graduate school fair.  Lodging is not included with registration fee.

Lodging InformationWe highly encourage you to reserve accommodations early! Lodging is in very high demand due to the beginning of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta on October 5, 2019. If you wait too long, you may not find any rooms available in Albuquerque during the conference.

  • Option 1, Sheraton Albuquerque Airport Hotel - ROOM BLOCK SOLD OUT ON Fri., Oct. 4! The Sheraton still has rooms available at the conference rate on Wed. & Thurs. Oct. 2 & 3 for $106/room/night + tax.
  • Option 2, UNM Campus Housing (apartment style dorms): Book Campus Housing
    • Rates: $35/night/person on October 2-6, 2019. Attendees must reserve and pay for their rooms in advance of the conference.

Conference Schedule: Schedule Link (tentative schedule)

Graduate School Recruiters: Click here for more information

Conference Highlights:

  • New this year! Excursion to the 10,000+ feet high Sandia Peak Tramway and dinner in an authentic New Mexico setting
  • Meet & Network with scholars from all over the country
  • Presentations evaluated by supportive faculty and graduate students
  • Have the opportunity to present either poster or orally
  • Participate in the UNM Career Services Graduate & Professional School Fair- normally more than 50 schools nationwide are represented
  • Attend presentations facilitated by graduate school recruiters
  • Visit a unique part of the country; a convergence of cultural and historical traditions set in the Rio Grande Valley at the base of the majestic Sandia Mountains and between two national research laboratories
  • Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta: Opportunity to experience the magnificence of this event with people from all over the world (This conference coincides with the beginning of the 2019 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta)
  • Tour UNM’s beautiful campus located along historic Route 66 and visit with graduate programs in your field
  • Experience New Mexican cuisine.

Abstract Submission and Research Presentation Formats : Click here for details

If you have questions, contact us at 505.277.5491 or mcnair@unm.edu