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Student Research @ NNMC

NORTHERN New Mexico College provides students with unique academic opportunities including in UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH. @NORTHERN, you can dive right in to research experience early in your college career!

17th Annual Academic Research Symposium (ARCS) / Spring 2021

Biology and Math

16th Annual Academic Research Symposium (ARCS) / Spring 2020

15th Annual Academic Research Symposium (ARCS) / Spring 2019

Department of Biology, Chemistry, and Environmental Sciences

Alliance for Minority Participation / AMP

Engineering & Technology

Group Posters, Mentors: Sadia Ahmed, PhD, Steve Cox, PhD, and Ashis Nandy, PhD

14th Annual Academic Research Symposium (ARCS) / Spring 2018


Group Posters, Mentor Dr. Sadia Ahmed

Jasmine Lopez (student research intern)

Annual Academic Research, Creativity & Scholarship Symposium (ARCSS) / Spring 2017

Sociology 101: Student Perspectives on Social Change

Student Research Opportunities

Examples of student research and field experience opportunities include:

  • Annual Academic Research, Creativity & Scholarship Symposium (ARCSS)
  • Biology of the Cell Nucleus Lab
  • Environmental Science & Ecology Field Research at Valles Caldera
  • Wildland Fire Science Research in Carson National Forest
  • Presenting research at the Native American Indigenous Studies Association in Washington D.C. (2015)
  • Research internships at Los Alamos National Labs and exchanges with partner schools, including community-oriented clinical and research experiences in Nursing & Health sciences and mobile app development in Information Engineering Technologies

Northern offers over 50 bachelor's, associate and certificate programs in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math); Nursing and Health Sciences; Liberal Arts and Humanities; Arts, Film & Media; Business Administration; Teacher Education and Technical Trades.
Northern New Mexico College is the most affordable 4-year college in the Southwestern US. Choose us for our value, our quality degree and continuing education programs in diverse areas of study, and our experienced faculty. We provide students with unique opportunities for academic, personal, and professional growth, small class sizes, personalized attention, and strong hands-on experiences from day one.
The Northern Foundation remains committed to stimulate leadership, promote equity, and grow resources and philanthropy in the Española Valley and surrounding rural areas. Over the past twenty years, we have granted $1.3 million to support over 1,250 NNMC students.