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New Program Explores University Of Chicago’s Role In Manhattan Project

on August 3, 2017 - 9:40am
AHF News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C.  “For the first time, atomic power had been released. It had been controlled and stopped,” Arthur Holly Compton declared.
 
Dec. 2, 1942, Compton, a Nobel Prize-winning physicist, and 48 other Manhattan Project scientists and workers witnessed Chicago Pile-1 (CP-1), the first controlled, self-sustained nuclear chain reaction, go critical under Stagg Field at the University of Chicago.
 
This year marks the 75th anniversary of this landmark event that ushered in the Atomic Age.

Savvy Caregiver Course Offered In Santa Fe

on August 3, 2017 - 8:58am
AA News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE  Families facing Alzheimer’s disease will have access to a free, seven-week education course in Santa Fe, NM offered by the Alzheimer’s Association, New Mexico Chapter. The course will be offered as both an afternoon and evening course.
 
“The Savvy Caregiver” a FREE seven-session program designed for family caregivers presented by the Alzheimer’s Association, NM Chapter. 
 
The afternoon course option will be held once a week, from 1-3 p.m. Tuesdays, Aug. 22 through Oct.

Los Alamos County, LANL And Summer Interns Partner To Test Cutting Edge Technology

on August 3, 2017 - 8:17am

From left, UNM student Ben Narushof, UNM post-doctorate Ali Ozdagli, UNM Assistant Professor Dr. Fernando Moreu, LANL Engineering Institute's Dr. David Mascarenas, first year doctoral student JoAnn Ballor from Michigan, University of California in San Diego student Miranda Mellor, Southern University and AM College student Oscar McClain and County Engineer Eric Martinez are partnering to test hololens, which are being modeled by Moreu. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

 

UNM Assistant Professor Dr. Fernando Moreu demonstrates how hololens work. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Former LAHS Drama Teacher Sues LAPS

on August 3, 2017 - 7:57am

David Daniel
 
By MAIRE O'NEILL
Los Alamos Daily Post
 

Former Los Alamos High School drama instructor David Daniel has filed a lawsuit against Los Alamos Public Schools Superintendent Kurt Steinhaus, former Los Alamos High School Principal Brad Parker, and the school district alleging sexual orientation discrimination.

Filed July 25 in First Judicial District Court, the suit states that Daniel filed a discrimination charge with the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions Human Rights Bureau in January and that he received a non-determination letter from the

Evening Programs At Bandelier Aug. 3-20

on August 3, 2017 - 7:36am
Courtesy photo
 
BNM News:
 
In between thunderstorms, it's great to be out under the stars on August evenings, and Bandelier will be offering many evening programs over the next two weeks. 
 
They're presented at the amphitheater at Juniper Campground, weather permitting, and both campers and non-campers are welcome.  
 
Upcoming topics include: 
  • 8:30 p.m. Thursday, 8/3  Night Sky – talk and telescope viewing 
  • 8:30 p.m. Friday, 8/4  Leaping Lizards!  (reptiles)  
  • 8:30 p.m. Saturday, 8/5  Imagining Wilderness    
  • 8 p.m. Sunday 8/6  Songs of the Night (night sounds)  
  • 8 p.m.

Udall, Heinrich Announce Passage Of Bipartisan G.I. Bill Reforms To Help N.M. Veterans And Their Families

on August 2, 2017 - 4:07pm

U.S. SENATE News:
  • Ends the arbitrary 15-year period that a veteran is required to use their G.I. Bill so they can use their benefits at any time in their professional career’ education benefits

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich announced the passage of bipartisan legislation they introduced with U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) and Jon Tester (D-Mont.) that will modernize and strengthen veterans’ education benefits and enhance the post-9/11 G.I. Bill. The Harry W.

SFCC President Grissom Announces Retirement

on August 2, 2017 - 2:05pm

Randy W. Grissom

SFCC News:

SANTA FE – Santa Fe Community College President Randy W. Grissom has announced his retirement effective Oct. 31. Grissom has led the college as president since 2013.

“President Grissom’s steadfast and forward-thinking leadership has benefitted our students on multiple levels and in countless ways,” said Linda Siegle, chair of the Santa Fe Community College Governing Board. “He has kept student success at the forefront of every initiative and decision, and it has paid off through a heightened focus on retention and increased graduation rates.

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