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NNMC Spring Semester Begins Jan. 16

on January 9, 2018 - 10:26am
NNMC News:
 
Spring semester at Northern New Mexico College is set to begin Tuesday, Jan. 16.
 
Registration for the Spring Semester is still open. New and returning students can register by calling Northern’s Admissions Office at 505.747.2111, or visiting the office at Northern’s Española campus to speak to an advisor.
 
New Student Orientation is 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10, at the Center for the Arts. Check in at 8:30 a.m. Register here for New Student Orientation.
 
A full schedule of classes offered during the Spring Semester can be found at https://nnmc.edu/home/

AFTNM Reacts To Legislative Budget Priorities

on January 9, 2018 - 10:08am
AFT News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE  American Federation of Teachers New Mexico President Stephanie Ly and Executive Vice President Kathy Chavez released the following statement: 
 
“Today, New Mexico Legislative leaders released their draft budget priorities which championed a renewed commitment and prioritization for New Mexico’s public education system and educators at every level.
 
“The Legislature’s draft budget correctly directs significant, new State revenue to areas which target our youngest learners by increasing funding for CYFD early learning and pre-K, and K3+, increases funding for

Backcountry Film Festival Comes To Los Alamos Jan. 25

on January 9, 2018 - 10:03am
 
PEEC News:
 
The Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) and the Reel Deal Theater are teaming up again to bring the popular Backcountry Film Festival to Los Alamos for the seventh year in a row.
 
Produced by the Boise-based nonprofit Winter Wildlands Alliance, the touring Backcountry Film Festival will make its way to more than 100 locations around the world. The screening at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25 at the Reel Deal will be the only one in New Mexico and tickets are available starting Jan. 10.
 
The Pajarito Brewpub will be selling beer and wine before the show and at

Santa Fe Community College Continuing Education Department Trip To Greece

on January 9, 2018 - 8:31am
SFCC News:
 
Greece with a Difference! Sign Up for this Continuing Education Adventure. Have you always wanted to see the Acropolis? Learn about the oracle of Delphi? Spend a few days on a Greek island?
 
You can do these and lots more through a Santa Fe Community College Continuing Education trip. This budget-friendly tour May 5 through 19 includes breakfast and either lunch or dinner each day, entrance fees, all ground and ferry transportation and lodging.
 
Information Sessions
  • 5:30-7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 11, Room 408, Santa Fe Community College, 6401 Richards Avenue
  • 5:30-7 p.m.,

SBDC Los Alamos Launches Workshop Series

on January 8, 2018 - 3:27pm

SBDC Los Alamos News:

The Small Business Development Center in Los Alamos is presenting a new workshop series, “Be Your Own Boss” for 2018.

The first workshop is “Bring On Your Legal Questions!, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 22 at Project Y Cowork, 150 Central Park Square in downtown Los Alamos.

Register at: http://www.nmsbdc.org/los-alamos.aspx or for more information, call 505.661.4691 or 505.662.0337.

Project Y Cowork also is hosting Kim Sherwood from LANL’s Feynman Center for Innovation. She will present a talk about NMSBA Leveraged Projects at 4:30 p.m., Jan.

Crowd Gathers For Nature On Tap At UnQuarked

on January 8, 2018 - 3:10pm

A crowd turned out Thursday evening for Nature on Tap  at UnQuarked in Central Park Square to hear local astronomers and astrophysicists Dr. Galen Gisler, Dr. Steve Becker and Dr. Paul Arendt provide an engaging discussion about gravitational waves, the creation of precious metals, black holes, neutron stars, the night sky and upcoming planetarium shows. Nature on Tap is part of a series of conversations about art, history, nature and science.

LWV Lunch With A Leader Features Denise Fort

on January 8, 2018 - 11:49am

Denise Fort

LWV News:

The League of Women Voters community Lunch with a Leader will feature Denise Fort is 11:40 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16 at Mesa Public Library.

Fort is an adviser to the Wallace Genetic Foundation and Emerita Professor of Law at the University of New Mexico School of Law. She resigned her position as a professor of law and director of the school’s Utton Center to focus on climate change and environmental advocacy, as a citizen (chair of the energy committee for the Rio Grande Chapter of the Sierra Club; convener of activists, issue advocacy) and lawyer.

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