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UNM-Los Alamos Student Services Moves To More Central Location On Campus

on June 30, 2015 - 5:19pm

The UNM-Los Alamos campus. Courtesy/UNM-LA

 

UNM-LA News:

Changes are afoot at UNM-Los Alamos, and they’re all for the convenience of the students. As of Monday, July 6, UNM-LA Student Services and Business Services will trade office locations: Student Services was previously located in the lower level of Building 2 and will now be in Building 1. Business Services will be in the lower level of Building 2.

“The move will place enrollment and service departments right in the center of campus and in closer proximity to one another,” said UNM-LA Student Enrollment Director Kathryn Vigil.

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Los Alamos Students Graduate Harvey Mudd College

on June 30, 2015 - 10:13am

Martin Loncaric

 

EDUCATION News: 

 

CLAREMONT, Calif. — Two Los Alamos students graduated May 17 from Harvey Mudd College. 

 

Martin Loncaric received a bachelor of science degree in physics and mathematics, graduating with distinction and departmental honors in mathematics. He attended Los Alamos High School.

 

Alexander Kent Kendrick received a bachelor of science degree in physics, graduating with distinction. He attended Los Alamos High School.

 

Alexander Kent Kendrick   

 

About Harvey Mudd College 

 

Harvey Mudd College is the premier liberal arts college

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Student Channels Tennis Passion Into Business

on June 30, 2015 - 9:16am

Through his LACDC Youth Business Grant, Junseo Kim is ready to teach his knowledge of tennis to elementary and middle school students this summer. Courtesy photo

 

By BERNADETTE LAURITZEN
Champions of Youth Ambitions (C’YA)

If the doldrums of the dog days of summer have kids cloistered in their rooms complaining of nothing to do, then Junseo Kim can help you get them out of the house and onto the courts, the tennis courts.

Kim, a Los Alamos High School sophomore and member of multiple tennis teams is a new recipient of the Los Alamos Commerce and Development Corporation Youth Business

School Board Holds Special Meeting Noon Today

on June 30, 2015 - 8:09am

LAPS News:

The Los Alamos School Board will hold a Special Board Meeting at noon today in the School Administration Board Room to discuss the temporary continuation of the School District’s agreement with the Family YMCA.

A memorandum of understanding with the union on classified employees also is on the agenda.

The Board will then go into executive session to discuss contract negotiations between the union and LAPS.

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SFI: Science On Screen Presents 'Serenity' July 1

on June 29, 2015 - 10:15am
SFI News:
 
The Santa Fe Institute (SFI) presents Science On Screen: "Serenity" with Cris Moore, 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, at the Center for Contemporary Arts (CCA), 1050 Old Pecos Trail in Santa Fe.
 
A band of outlaws out on the raggedy edge of space. A brilliant psychic escaping from the government. An experiment in social engineering gone horribly wrong. Join Captain Malcolm Reynolds, River and Simon Tam, Jayne, Wash, Zoe, and Inara of the beloved series Firefly as they try to right wrongs and be left alone. We aim to misbehave.
 
The popular Science On Screen series continues July 1 with

Los Alamos Kinder Safety Town: 'Excellent Example Of Community Resources Partnering For Students'

on June 29, 2015 - 8:57am

Mountain Elementary School Principal Jennifer Guy enjoys the Kinder Safety Town Graduation Ceremony with Instructional Assistants Susie Bustos, Sara Cooper, and Alyssa Van Anne. Courtesy/LAPS

COMMUNITY News:

Los Alamos Police Chief Dino Sgambellone and Sgt. Jordan Redmond worked in conjunction with Los Alamos County and Los Alamos Public Schools (LAPS) to organize the first Los Alamos Kinder Safety Town program.

Police Chief Dino Sgambellone initiated the program based upon his attendance at a similar program when he was a five-year old student. Courtesy/LAPS

Students in the two-week

AFTNM On Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

on June 27, 2015 - 11:59am

AFTNM President Stephanie Ly

AFTNM News:

Ruling Breaks Down Barriers For Committed Couples

ALBUQUERQUE – American Federation of Teachers New Mexico President Stephanie Ly released the following statement on the Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage:

“By writing four words, ‘It is so ordered,’ Justice Anthony Kennedy, on behalf of the majority of the Supreme Court of the United States, ushered in marriage equality for all Americans.

 “Today’s ruling sends a strong message to students in New Mexico who have same-sex parents and for educators who are in same-sex relationships – in the

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