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Businesses Participate In UNM-LA Job Fair April 3

on March 13, 2018 - 3:56pm
Businesses have the opportunity to meet and interview potential employees at the UNM-LA Job Fair. Photo by Nancy Coombs/UNM-LA
UNM-LA News:
The University of New Mexico-Los Alamos (UNM-LA) invites regional businesses to participate in the annual UNM-LA Job Fair 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, Businesses have the opportunity to meet and interview potential applicants for current and upcoming job openings at this event, as well as to distribute information about other employment opportunities such as seasonal work or internships.
UNM-LA students, local high school students, and the

LAPS Hosts Community Forum On School Safety

on March 13, 2018 - 11:30am

LAHS students. Courtesy/LAPS

LAPS News:

The community is invited to a student-led community forum 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 20 at the Los Alamos High School Speech Theater.

The purpose of this meeting is to give students the chance to be heard and for the community to be involved in the discussion about school safety.

All interested students, parents and community members are invited to join the round table discussions to engage in dialogue about what the district is currently doing and what can be done moving forward to make a difference in the safety of the Los Alamos Public Schools

Heinrich Calls For Stronger Investment In Student Health And Safety

on March 13, 2018 - 10:53am
U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich
WASHINGTON, D.C.  In the face of the opioid epidemic that is ravaging communities and gun violence that is endangering the health and wellbeing of America’s youth, U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) is calling for stronger federal investments that enhance student health and safety.
Across the country and in New Mexico, schools are increasingly at the forefront in the response to these crises.
In a letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee leadership, Heinrich joined over two-dozen Senators in requesting the highest possible

Los Alamos Students Deliver Stellar Performance At State Speech And Debate State Tournament

on March 13, 2018 - 7:37am

Los Alamos Hilltalkers and Hawktalkers Speech and Debate Teams shine at the State Speech and Debate Tournament. Courtesy/LAPS

LAPS News:

The Los Alamos Hilltalkers and Hawktalkers Speech and Debate Teams earned top marks at the State Speech and Debate Tournament that was held at V Sue Cleveland High School in Rio Rancho.

Twenty seven schools competed from New Mexico, and although the competition was tough this year, both the high school and middle school Speech and Debate teams came out on top.

Hilltalkers Coach Margo Batha credited the team’s outstanding results to not only each

LAFD Hosts Arson Investigators Conference

on March 13, 2018 - 7:30am

International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI) officials at their conference in Los Alamos Feb. 28- March 2, from right, Los Alamos Fire Department Senior Life & Safety Coordinator Stephen Rinaldi, IAAI Director Jim Kanavy and New Mexico IAAI President Clay Bailey. Rinaldi is also a board member of the New Mexico Chapter. Courtesy photo

IAAI conference members view the results of an explosion inside a small structure for demonstration purposes during IAAI conference activities at Los Alamos National Laboratory's TA-49 area. Courtesy photo


Los Alamos Fire Department

Daytime High School Equivalency Class At UNM-LA

on March 13, 2018 - 7:17am

UNM-LA News:


A new daytime High School Equivalency (HSE) class started Monday at the University of New Mexico-Los Alamos campus.


Classes will run from 1 to 3 p.m., Mondays through Thursdays and will be held in Building 7, Room B11 through June 14. Claudia Ress will be teaching the class.


There is no cost to students for the class which is sponsored by state and federal funds.

Students may join the class at any time during the 14 weeks.


UNM-LA decided to introduce a new daytime class because they had several students who had expressed interest in their night-time class, but

PEEC: Equinox, Rebirth And The Sun March 16

on March 12, 2018 - 3:52pm
PEEC News:
Want to see images of stellar nurseries in our galaxy, learn about the life cycle of stars, and see films about the Sun?
At 7 p.m. Friday, March 16, join Dr. Erica Fogerty to explore the equinox’s astrophysical origin and how this celestial alignment is connected to the coming of spring. The full-dome films SunStruck and Solar Quest will play in the planetarium at 2 p.m., Saturday, March 17. These planetarium programs take place at the Los Alamos Nature Center and are made possible thanks to the Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC).
The vernal equinox