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New Mexico Supercomputing Challenge Winners Named

on April 21, 2015 - 4:56pm

Shaun Cooper, retired CIO at NMSU serves at master of ceremony at today's 25th annual New Mexico Supercomputing Challenge awards ceremony at the Church of Christ in Los Alamos. Photo by Chris Clark/

Jovan Zhang of Los Alamos High School takes third place in the New Mexico Supercomputing Challenge. Courtesy/LANL

Top award winners Katelynn James, left, and Meghan Hill of Monte del Sol Charter School in Santa Fe. Courtesy/LANL

LANL News:

Meghan Hill and Katelynn James of Santa Fe’s Monte del Sol Charter Sol took the top prize in the 25th New Mexico Supercomputing Challenge today

LAPS Seeks Nominations For 2014-2015 Los Alamos Teacher And Classified Staff Person Of The Year

on April 21, 2015 - 9:48am

LAPS News:

Los Alamos Public Schools is seeking nominations for the 2014-2015 Los Alamos Teacher of the Year and Classified Staff Person of the Year.

Nomination criteria and nomination forms are available at each public school site, the district website and from the Assistant Superintendent’s Office.

Deadline for nominations is May 8.

Past Teacher of the Year winners include:

Connie Witt, Joy Handsberry, Pam Towry, Susan Benjamin, Stan Johnston, Nancy Baiardo, Terry Quinn, Jean Nereson, Sandy Warnock, Carol Busch, Roberta Cocking, Nancy Schick, Debbie Smith, Patti Stevenson-Brown,

Los Alamos Music Teachers Association Spring Musicale At UNM-LA 2 P.M. Sunday

on April 21, 2015 - 9:04am
Pianist. Courtesy photo


The Los Alamos Music Teachers Association (LAMTA) will present a student recital this coming Sunday at 2 p.m. at the University of New Mexico Los Alamos campus. The concert is free to the public and will last about an hour.
In going to a recital like this, you are supporting and encouraging young musical talent. Through the last few months these dedicated young artists have prepared music to share with an audience.

Udall Staff Host Military Service Academy Information Session In Santa Fe 6-8 P.M. Today

on April 21, 2015 - 7:53am


SANTA FE – Staff for U.S. Sen. Tom Udall will host an information session 6-8 p.m., today at the St. Michael's High School Library, 100 Siringo Road for high school students and recent graduates interested in applying to the U.S. military service academies.

Representatives from Udall's office, the New Mexico congressional delegation and the military service academies will be available to field questions from prospective applicants and parents. Udall is accepting applications for nominations to the academies.

Four of the five service academies – the U.S.

SFI Presents: 'Optimal Learning For Finding Minimal Peptide Substrates'

on April 20, 2015 - 2:52pm
Peter Frazier of Cornell University
SFI News:
The Santa Fe Institute (SFI) presents "Optimal Learning For Finding Minimal Peptide Substrates" 12:15 p.m. Friday, April 24 at Collins Conference Room in Santa Fe.
Scientists use laboratory experiments to search for molecules with desirable properties, e.g., that make efficient solar cells; or that cure cancer. The success of such a search hinges on making good decisions about which experiments to perform.
We show how Bayesian statistics and value of information analysis can be used to choose good experiments, that reach

PEEC Offers Nature Programs For Teens In June

on April 20, 2015 - 8:18am

SFI: 'Statistical Physics Of Massive Data Acquisition'

on April 19, 2015 - 6:42am
Marc Mezard (l'Ecole Normale Supérieure)
SFI News:
The Santa Fe Institute (SFI) presents "Statistical Physics and Massive Data Acquisition" at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, at Noyce Conference Room in Santa Fe.
The rapid increase in the amount of data that is presently being generated, acquired and processed opens new perspectives in many branches of science.
In order to take full advantage of this data revolution, and to turn it into a major tool for scientific discoveries, new concepts and methods need to be developed, thus allowing us to focus on the extraction of significant