2016 SKC

World-class research and the creative work of students and faculty from across all departments and fields of study will all be a part of The University of New Mexico’s annual Shared Knowledge Conference (SKC) April 11 through 15 at the Student Union Building (SUB).

The event, hosted by various UNM departments and organizations, aims to celebrate diversity in academia, research and creative scholarship from universities across the region. Most importantly, it provides the ideal environment for students and faculty from a variety of academic departments and disciplines to share their scholarship, gain access to new ideas and develop professional skills.

On Monday, April 11, presentation participants have the opportunity to compete for approximately $10,000 in prizes in several categories including: individual oral presentations; poster / art / model; student film; SKC 180 Challenge; and Artistic Performance.

Oral presentation sessions
Oral presentation sessions at the Shared Knowledge Conference are designed to encourage intellectual exchanges across departments and fields of study.

The featured event on Tuesday, April 12 includes a Symposium on College Athleics at Wise Pies Arena aka. The Pit. The Lobo Reading Experience and a Feminist Student Scholar Symposium is featured on Wednesday, April 13. On Thursday, April 14, two sessions including a Public Scholarship for the Public Good: Merging Academic & Civic Worlds and Scholarship in Public: Knowledge Creation and Tenure & Promotion, will be held.

The week concludes Friday, April 15 with the 2016 UNM Campus Community Forum, a half-day forum on university engagement with communities from 8 a.m. to 1  p.m.

Schedule of Events
Monday, April 11

Registration and Breakfast
Art, Posters, Presentations and Panels
SKC 180 Challenge
STEM workshops and keynote luncheon
Prize ceremony

Tuesday, April 12
Film and Musical Performances
Lobo Talks
Symposium on College Athletics

Wednesday, April 13
Lobo Reading Experience and keynote luncheon
Feminist Student Scholars Symposium
Workshops on Research and Ethics
One Day RCR Certification

Thursday, April 14
Sessions including a Public Scholarship for the Public Good: Merging Academic & Civic Worlds and Scholarship in Public: Knowledge Creation and Tenure & Promotoion

Friday, April 15
UNM Campus Community Forum

For a complete, detailed program, visit 2016 Shared Knowledge Conference. All events are free and open to the public.

Event sponsors include: Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development, Chartwell's at UNM, Nusenda Credit Union, Division of Student Affairs, Center for Health Policy at UNM, UNM STEM Collaborative, Graduate Studies, University College & University Honors College, ENLACE: New Mexico's Statewide Collaborative and Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.