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Interested In Increasing Business Through Government Contracting?

on April 1, 2014 - 8:11am

Impact Aid Surveys Due April 4

on April 1, 2014 - 8:08am

LAPS News:

Residents with students at Los Alamos Public Schools are reminded to return the Impact Aid Surveys sent home in March.

The salmon colored surveys are directly linked to the funding of Los Alamos Public Schools. The forms are due by April 4.

Questions can be directed to Chief Financial Officer John Wolfe at 505.663.2240.


Friends of Los Alamos County Libraries Annual Scholarships Deadline Extended

on April 1, 2014 - 8:01am


The deadline for applications for the Friends of Los Alamos County Libraries annual scholarships has been extended to 5 p.m. Monday, April 14.

The Friends will award up to four scholarships of $2,500 again this year and also will administer the June Ettinger Memorial Scholarship.

Any senior enrolled and in good standing at Los Alamos High School, a local private high school, or an approved home study program, who plans to continue his or her education at a recognized institution by September of the year following graduation may apply.

Only LAHS graduates are eligible for

The Iliad in Our Times: From the Beaches of Normandy to Muhammad Ali

on March 31, 2014 - 2:26pm


The Iliad in Our Times: From the Beaches of Normandy to Muhammad Ali
By Hans-Peder Hanson, UNM-LA Faculty

Two iconic American photos provocatively grace the covers of recent Iliad translations. The first, Robert Sargent’s famous picture of U.S. troops’ 1944 amphibious landing at Normandy, introduces a contemporary, colloquial version of Homer’s poem by Stanley Lombardo. The second photograph, Neil Leifer’s 1965 snapshot of Muhammad Ali standing over and taunting a supine Sonny Liston, prefaces Edward McCrorie’s very recent 2012 translation.

These two photos provoke


FUNdamentals of Leadership Workshop Helps Students Gain Career Skills

on March 31, 2014 - 11:33am

RDC News:

ESPANOLA – Friday, April 4, Accelerate program students from the University of New Mexico-Los Alamos (UNM-LA) and five other colleges and universities around northern New Mexico will learn and practice leadership skills in a workshop at Northern New Mexico College.

The event, Learning the FUNdamentals of Leadership, aims to increase career readiness and assist in completing certificates and 2-year technical degrees for non-traditional students.

Seventy-three New Mexico Students Receive Los Alamos Employees’ Scholarship Fund Scholarships

on March 31, 2014 - 10:12am

From left, LAHS senior Alexander Wang, Santa Fe HS senior Greta Miller and Bernalillo HS senior Raymond Fasano awarded LAESF scholarships. Courtesy/LANL

LANL News:

  • Scholarship campaign begins May 5 for 2015 scholarship awards

Los Alamos High School senior Alexander Wang, Santa Fe High School senior Greta Miller and Raymond Fasano of Bernalillo High School are among the 73 students from seven Northern New Mexico counties receiving LAESF scholarships, which are funded through pledges from Los Alamos National Laboratory employees, and a matching amount from Los Alamos National Security, LLC.

Crowd of 170 Views Documentary on Student Stress

on March 29, 2014 - 8:38am

Audience members sign in at 'Race to Nowhere.' Some 170 students and adults attended the documentary film and follow-up discussion at UNM-Los Alamos Thursday. The film discusses the stressful lives of today’s students. The event was organized by Los Alamos High School student Tessa Snyder. The documentary showing was followed by a lively discussion and will lead to a follow-up event next month. Photo by Bernadette Lauritzen