Advance at UNM hosts a series of workshops designed to faculty build an enjoyable career. The workshops include a variety of interesting topics including Succeeding with New Expectations, Research Proposals: From Idea to Submission and Mindfulness: Embracing the Present in Daily Life.

The first workshop, titled “Succeeding with New Expectations,” is scheduled Friday, Sept. 14 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Lobo A and B in the UNM Student Union Building. During this workshop, discuss life as a new associate professor including how to balance increased service, promotion planning, and post-tenure letdown. This session includes a speacial Q&A with interim Provost RIch Wood. Additional speakers include Julia Fulghum, Phil Ganderton, Tina Takacs-Vesbach and Mary Jo Daniel.

The second workshop, titled “Research Proposals: From Idea to Submission,” is scheduled Friday, Sept. 21 from 12 to 1:30 p.m. in Lobo A and B in the UNM Student Union Building. During this workshop, staff from the Faculty Research Development Office and the Office of Sponsored Projects discuss logic models, budgeting, navigating Cayuse, submission portals, producers and resources, and more. Speakers include Mary Jo Daniel, Vincent Sarracino, Isela Roeder and Alyssa Pierce.

The final workshop, titled, “Mindfulness: Embracing the Present in Daily Life,” is scheduled Friday, Oct. 5 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Advance at UNM space in the Communication and Journalism Building. During this workshop, Vanessa Haye, Senior Counselor/Social Worker from UNM Counseling and Assistance and Referral Services discusses meditation techniques and how to use them for stress management in regard to mental, physical and emotional health.

Lunch is provided at each of these workshops. To register, visit or email

For additional workshops during the fall semester, check out Advance at UNM’s Fall 2018 Workshop Schedule.