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Udall Recruits New Mexico Applicants for Internships

on September 3, 2012 - 8:17am
  • Positions Available in New Mexico and Washington Offices

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Tom Udall invites New Mexico college students interested in gaining legislative or press relations experience to apply for fall internships in his Washington, D.C., Santa Fe, Albuquerque and Las Cruces offices.

To apply online or download an application, visit Udall’s website at www.tomudall.senate.gov.

The deadline to apply for positions is flexible, but students interested in fall internships are encouraged to submit their applications by Friday, Sept. 7.

“While working in one of my offices, students will get

Mountain's Student Newspaper Project Part 12

on September 3, 2012 - 8:07am

Editor's note: This is part 12 of a 15-part series featuring newspapers created by sixth grade students in teacher Michele Altherr's gifted class at Mountain Elementary School.

This newspaper features the intelligent attributes of the rhesus monkey as reported and published by Mountain Elementary School 6th grade student Nate Stephens.

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Madame Marie Curie to Visit Los Alamos

on September 2, 2012 - 12:02pm

LOS ALAMOS HISTORICAL SOCIETY News:

In a series of performances from Sep. 11 through 14, storyteller Susan Marie Frontczak will portray perhaps the most famous of women scientists, Madame Marie Curie (née Maria Skłodowska.)

Madame Curie changed the world in which we live through her discovery of radium and radioactivity. Through collaboration with the medical community, she and her husband Pierre discovered and established the first successful radiation treatments of cancer. 

Simply through her own passion and perseverance, Marie Curie opened the doors of science to women worldwide.

Mountain's Student Newspaper Project Part 11

on September 2, 2012 - 10:03am

Editor's note: This is part 11 of a 15-part series featuring newspapers created by sixth grade students in teacher Michele Altherr's gifted class at Mountain Elementary School.

This newspaper features the intelligent attributes of the killer whale as reported and published by Mountain Elementary School 6th grade student Marja Graham.

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Mountain's Student Newspaper Project Part 10

on September 1, 2012 - 8:08am

Editor's note: This is part 10 of a 15-part series featuring newspapers created by sixth grade students in teacher Michele Altherr's gifted class at Mountain Elementary School.

This newspaper features the intelligent attributes of the orangutan as reported and published by Mountain Elementary School 6th grade student Lucas Manzanares.

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Multimedia Bird Banding Talk Thursday at PEEC

on August 31, 2012 - 10:50pm

PEEC News:

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At 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, Dave Yeamans will give an updated talk at the Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) about bird banding. The talk is free and open to the public.

Bird banding starts with getting a permit to conduct a study on birds of a particular type in a defined area.

Yeamans’ talk will focus on passerines (perching birds in the areas around upper Alamo Canyon in Bandelier National Monument and the Valles Caldera ranch headquarters.

During bird migration season, researchers set up up to 20 nets 20 meters long and 3 meters high, and then

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