Members of the UNM faculty are hosting an upcoming Lightning Lounge featuring quick talks and time for conversation.

UNM staff and students are welcome to join online for 7-minute talks about faculty research and scholarship. These talks will take place on March 10 from 4 to 5 p.m. Time will be available for questions during and after the event.

Lightning Lounge

This month's speakers and their talk titles include:

  • Jason Smith, professor, History | Contributing Faculty Voices to Public Debate
  • Sergio Ascencio Bonfil, assistant professor, Political Science | Do Voters (Dis)Like Dynastic Politicians? Experimental Evidence from Pakistan
  • Horton Newsom, research professor, Earth and Planetary Sciences | Roving on Mars with Curiosity and Perseverance
  • Stephanie Moore, assistant professor, CULLS OILS | Responsiveness to Pressing Problems Through Public Scholarship

The zoom link to join is The talks will also be streaming live on the Advance at UNM YouTube channel.

The talks are sponsored by Advance at UNM, the Center for Teaching Excellence, the Office of Academic Affairs and the Office of the Vice President for Research.