Applications Still Being Considered for UNM-LA/LANL Tech Frontiers 2014

Students will be taking a field trip to learn about water stewardship practices. Photo/Bigstock

UNM-LA News:

The application deadline for the first session of Tech Frontiers 2014, Environmental Science: The Science Behind The Headlines, has been extended until 4 p.m. Friday, June 13. Backup applications will be accepted until Monday, June 16.

The University of New Mexico-Los Alamos (UNM-LA), and Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), host the Tech Frontiers 2014 program each summer. Class begins Monday, June 23, and runs through Friday, June 27. Daily sessions are 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., on the UNM-LA campus.

This course is designed for high school students who are entering their junior or senior year, or for those who have just graduated. Students successfully completing the course will earn one hour of college credit.

The coordinator of the class, Dr. Rebecca Hollis, has arranged for guest speakers, hands-on activities, water stewardship field trips, air quality monitoring, smart house and environmental innovations, environmental advocacy, climate change modeling, and stewardship of our National Parks.

A second session, Amazing Projects: The Science That Shapes Our World, will run July 14–18, and will focus on how scientists and engineers collaborate on the innovations that shape our world.

Contact Dawn Venhaus for more details at 505.662.0345, or by email, Applications can be found online at

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