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2019 UNM McNair Scholars Research Conference


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 Information: Registration information will be updated by March.  Tentative info: registration fee will likely be $200 per student, staff and graduate recruiters. The registration fee will likely include the following: Meals (breakfast, lunch, snack & dinner on Oct. 3, breakfast, lunch, snack on Oct. 4), conference materials, all conference events, special event and graduate school fair.  Lodging is not included with registration fee.

Lodging: Lodging information will be updated by March.  We may have both a conference hotel (fancier) and an on-campus (more economical) housing option.   

Conference Book from 2018: Last year's book will give you an idea of what to expect in 2019--Click Here to see the book

Conference Highlights:

  • Meet & Network with scholars from all over the country
  • Presentations evaluated by supportive faculty and graduate students
  • Have the opportunity to present both poster and orally
  • Participate in the UNM Career Services Graduate & Professional School Fair- normally more than 50 schools nationwide are represented
  • 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.

If you have questions, contact us at 505.277.5491 or