Schedule of Events

March 22 – 27 ~ visit at your convenience!

PROJECT SHOWCASE – browse all student research projects competing in Research Challenge
STEM HALL – visit profiles and interactive exhibits from our sponsors and community partners
SPEAKERS & PANELS – view engaging discussions with STEM professionals including:

  • Research Challenge Alumni
  • Health Professions
  • Energy & Engineering Careers

SCAVENGER HUNT – OMG! OMG! Scavenger Hunt! Ok Student Participants, if you are reading this DO NOT STOP! Do you like Swag? Of course you do. Are you super smart? Well, you wouldn't be here if you weren't. So here's the deal we have created an awesome quest and have decided to bestow those brave enough to take part in it the opportunity to win some really cool stuff while having tons of fun. Come on, we all know that you like to have fun! So, click the link and let's get this party started. You can win tablets, a fitness tracker, gift cards, ear buds and more! SO what are you waiting for?!

Any student participants who successfully complete this scavenger hunt form, with all the correct answers, will be entered into a drawing for fun and exciting prizes! The big prize winners will be announced during the grand awards ceremony on March, 27th 2021 starting at 10:00 am. All winners will be emailed and the full list will be published on the UNM STEM-H Center website.

Monday, March 22
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Zoom Help Session – Live on Zoom
Need help with Zoom? Want to check your equipment before interviews? This is an open help session. Join anytime during the scheduled hour.
https://hsc-unm.zoom.us/j/94531374923
Meeting ID: 945 3137 4923

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Trivia Night – Live on Zoom
Join us for a fun evening of trivia with prizes. ALL are welcome!
https://hsc-unm.zoom.us/j/93911991835
Meeting ID: 939 1199 1835

Fillable PDF for Trivia Night Scoring

Tuesday, March 23
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Zoom Help Session – Live on Zoom
Need help with Zoom? Want to check your equipment before interviews? This is an open help session. Join anytime during the scheduled hour.
https://hsc-unm.zoom.us/j/94050192936
Meeting ID: 940 5019 2936

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Judging Workshop – Live on Zoom
Students, prepare for judging day with long-time Research Challenge Master Judge Chairs Len Duda, Richard Bild & Robert Deblassie as they provide interview tips and answer your questions.
https://hsc-unm.zoom.us/j/98016138896
Meeting ID: 980 1613 8896

Wednesday, March 24
9:00 am – 12:00 pm Junior Division Category Judging Interviews – Zoom
Zoom meeting link and interview times will be emailed to students.

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm 4TH & 5TH Grade STEM Activity Session with AFRL – Live on Zoom
Air Force Research Lab educators will lead 4th and 5th grade participants in fun, hands-on activities.

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Movie Night – “Inventing Tomorrow”
We are pleased to partner with NM PBS to present this inspirational film which follows students from across the world on their journey to the International Science & Engineering Fair.
Eventbrite link: https://inventing-tomorrow_movie-night.eventbrite.com
Once people register, they will receive the OVEE link via email in their order confirmation, then reminder emails two days before, two hours before and 10 minutes before.

Thursday, March 25
9:00 am – 12:00 pm Senior Division Category Judging Interviews – Zoom
Zoom meeting link and interview times will be emailed to students.

6:45 pm - 7:15 pm Stretch Break with Lauren Lewis – Live on Zoom
Free and open to everyone! Lauren is a UNM Employee Health Consultant and certified fitness trainer. Lauren’s ZoomFit classes at UNM are wildly popular – she’s fun, engaging & knows her stuff.
https://hsc-unm.zoom.us/j/94097386311
Meeting ID: 940 9738 6311

7:30 pm – 8:00 pm Mindfulness & Relaxation with Dr. Anthony Fleg – Live on Zoom
Free and open to everyone! Dr. Fleg is a Family Medicine physician at UNM HSC with a passion for fitness/movement and mindfulness. Join us to wind down your week in a wonderful, relaxing way.
https://hsc-unm.zoom.us/j/94097386311
Meeting ID: 940 9738 6311

Friday, March 26
9:00 am – 12:00 pm Junior & Senior Divisions Grand Awards Judging Interviews – Zoom
Top overall placing students from Wednesday and Thursday will be invited back for a second interview to be considered for Grand Awards. Students will be emailed Zoom meeting link and their scheduled interview time.

Saturday, March 27
10:00 am – 12:00 pm Grand Awards Ceremony – Live on Zoom and streaming on Facebook Live
Watch Live on Facebook

*Events listed here are considered tentative and subject to change. A final schedule will be posted/published on or before March 22, 2021.