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Kiwanis Club Presents Scholarship To Laura Dison

on July 30, 2014 - 7:45am

From left, Amy Perrault, mom, Laura Dison and Kiwanis President Karen Kendall. Photo by Sharon Stover


The Los Alamos Kiwanis Club presented Los Alamos High School student Laura Dison with a scholarship this past Tuesday.

Dison was recognized for her community service to Teen Court the past two years in serving as juror, attorney and judge as well as her participation in NJROTC and assisting with the monthly pancake breakfasts held at the Posse Lodge. 

Kiwanis was founded in 1948 and is the oldest service organization in Los Alamos and focuses on youth projects.

SFI: David Storch on General Patterns in Ecology, Invariance & Universality in Macroecology

on July 29, 2014 - 10:14am

David Storch, Center for Theoretical Study

SFI News:

David Storch will speak at 12:15 p.m. today, July 29 in the Noyce Conference Room at the Santa Fe Institute.

Abstract: Looking for invariances proved to be very successful way of scientific inquiry, especially in physics. In ecology, little effort has been devoted to systematic exploration of invariances or to using invariances as a criterion to reveal generality of the patterns.

LANL Student Symposium 2014: 'Championing Scientific Careers' @ UNM-LA Aug. 5

on July 29, 2014 - 9:50am

LANL News:

The 14th Annual Los Alamos National Laboratory Student Symposium, "Championing Scientific Careers," will be held for the public 9 a.m. to noon and 1-3 p.m., Aug. 5 at UNM-LA. 

The Symposium provides an opportunity for students to present their extensive research. The intent of the Symposium is to broaden students' expertise and prepare them for careers in science and nontechnical fields. This is an excellent forum for students to network and make professional contacts.

Los Alamos National Laboratory Student Programs Office welcomes all community members to attend and support the

NMPED Gives NMSA Third Consecutive 'A' Grade

on July 29, 2014 - 8:53am

NMSA News:

The New Mexico School for the Arts (NMSA) has just received its third consecutive “A” grade from the New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED), recognizing NMSA’s academic excellence during the 2013-2014 school year.

The NMPED overall annual grade is based on a composite of scores in Reading and Math Proficiency, College Readiness, Opportunities to Learn, and Graduation.

“These ‘A’ grades are due to the blend of faculty dedication and student motivation that characterizes the school culture of NMSA – I know that everyone here who works to recreate that culture on a daily

Governor Announces Back-to-School Programs For Foster/Low-Income Children

on July 28, 2014 - 10:56am

Gov. Susana Martinez


Española—Today, Gov. Susana Martinez announced programs to provide assistance to low-income and foster children for back to school needs.

“These are two ways in which we can ensure that our neediest children have everything they need to be able to focus in the classroom,” Martinez said. “Proper clothing and supplies make it easier for students to concentrate and makes it more likely that they will have a successful school year.”

The Human Services Department (HSD) and the Children, Youth, and Families Department (CYFD) will provide assistance for low-income

Kiwanis Scholarships Awarded to Lee & Pittman

on July 28, 2014 - 8:42am

From left, Judy Lee, Emily Pittman, Carissa Pittman (Emily’s mom) and Kiwanis President Karen Kendall. Kiwanis meets each Tuesday at noon at Trinity on the Hill Church and is open to everyone. Kiwanis was founded in 1948 and is the oldest service organization in Los Alamos and focuses on youth projects. For more information, visit Photo by Sharon Stover


The Los Alamos Kiwanis Club presented scholarships to Judy Lee and Emily Pittman at a recent Tuesday Kiwanis meeting.

Lee was recognized for her community service to RSVP at the Betty Ehart

LANL Employees’ Scholarship Winners Announced

on July 27, 2014 - 12:54pm

Los Alamos students picked up thousands of dollars in scholarship awards from the Los Alamos National Laboratory Employees’ Scholarship Fund Thursday at a reception at the LANL Foundation offices in Española. From left, Daniel Ahrens, $4,000 Bronze award, Amanda Mercer, $10,000 Sen. Pete Domenici award; Colin Hemez, $4,000 Bronze award; George Barnum, $4,000 Bronze award, Mohit Dubey, $4,000 Bronze award; Maria McTeigue, $4,000 Bronze award; and Alexandr Wang, $20,000 Gold award. All are Los Alamos High School graduates except Dubey, who is a graduate of New Mexico School for the Arts.