News from the 2015 SACNAS Annual Conference
Posted: Nov 23, 2015 - 12:00pm
News from the 2015 SACNAS Annual Conference (Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science)
UNM MARC Scholar to appear on New Mexico In Focus
Ayse Muniz, a UNM MARC scholar (Minority Access to Research Careers) and a senior in biochemistry and Dr. Gabrial Montano, a faculty member in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, will be appearing on New Mexico In Focus on November 20th at 7:00 pm, channel 5.1. Ms. Muniz is the President of the UNM SACNAS Lobos chapter and Dr. Montano is the current President of the national SACNAS organization. They were interviewed by PBS reporter, Stan Wilson, prior to the Annual SACNAS National Conference which was held in Washington DC, October 29 - 31, 2015. This year the focus of the SACNAS conference was Interdisciplinary Collaborations: The Role of Diversity in STEM Innovation. The interview focuses on increasing diversity in STEM fields.