Advice for a Virtual Lobo

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This semester is different. If you are like me, you have the majority of your classes online. Many professors are trying a “flipped classroom.” This is code for you to have 5+ hours of recorded lectures to watch and then you also need to meet synchronously to chat. Other professors are having a hard time […]

From Mentee to Mentor

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This semester I made the switch from being a mentee to becoming a mentor. For the last two years, I was a mentee in the ESS STEM mentoring program. I have had three different mentors who were all local professionals (two from Sandia National Labs and one for the Air Force Research Laboratory). This year […]

Open Space Visitor Center

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I finally got back outside! Last weekend I headed to Rio Rancho to explore the Open Space area. I started at the visitor center which was surprisingly open! I went on the Canopy Loop Trail and the River Loop Trail.  Here is how it went! Open Space Visitor Center The Visitor Center was the main […]

First Week of Online Classes

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This has been an odd first week of classes for me. It feels as if I have everything to do and nowhere new to be all at the same time. I have all online courses this semester, so I really am not going anywhere new all week. I am not catching up with classmates before […]

Fall 2020 Move-In

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It is move-in time! We are one week away from the beginning of the Fall 2020 semester and UNM Housing’s move-in started last Friday. For the last two years, I packed all my stuff up and moved into the dorms. This year, at this time, is much less exciting. In March, I moved off-campus to […]

New Life Chapters

A big chapter in my life has ended, and it ended a lot faster than I thought it would. If you have been following my blog posts, you know that I have recently graduated from my undergrad at UNM. My undergrad at UNM has been a large part of me and my journey. I came […]

SAC Virtual Student Organization Fair

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As a leader in the Society of Women Engineers (SWE), I have a really cool opportunity to participate in a Virtual Student Organization Fair put on by the Student Activities Center (SAC) this week. On July 23, a number of ethnic/cultural, academic/departmental, political, and honorary groups will meet incoming Lobos to introduce their organizations. SAC […]