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UNM-Los Alamos Year In Review: Community Support, Growth And Collaboration

on January 6, 2018 - 10:51am

In January, Los Alamos voted to increase support for UNM-Los Alamos through the mil levy. Just after the results were announced, Advisory Board members Pat Soran and Steve Boerigter, CEO Cindy Rooney, Mil Levy PAC members James Robinson and Laura Loy, Advisory Board member Michelle Hall and supporter Kathy Boerigter gather in celebration. Photo by Nancy Coombs/UNM-LA

The graduation of the fall 2017 class of the Community Internship Collaboration (CIC) brought the total number of successful interns to 67. Photo by Nancy Coombs/UNM-LA

At the May 12 graduation ceremony, 97 students earned 116

SFCC Continuing Education Open House Jan. 9

on January 6, 2018 - 7:05am
SFCC News:


Find out about classes in Spanish, clay, painting, drawing, cooking and much more during the Continuing Education open house  4-6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9 in Room 131 at Santa Fe Community College, 6401 Richards Ave.

For more information, visit or call 505.428.1676.

PEEC Forest Explorers Program Begins Jan. 17

on January 6, 2018 - 7:00am
PEEC takes kids out in nature to play, hike and get creative. Courtesy photo
PEEC News:
The Pajarito Environmental Education Center’s (PEEC) popular summer program for 5 to 8 year olds is returning this season. Forest Explorers, a hike-and-play club, will take children on hikes 1-3 p.m. every other Wednesday, Jan. 17 through April 4 and give kids ample time for child-directed play in nature.
Forest Explorers is a drop-off program that will meet at 1 p.m. at the Los Alamos Nature Center on the following Wednesdays: Jan. 17, Jan. 31, Feb. 14, Feb.

LA Dog Obedience Club Registration Ends Jan. 12

on January 5, 2018 - 6:30am
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Come have fun with your dog and learn a thing or two. Registration for the Winter session of dog training classes offered by the Los Alamos Dog Obedience Club (LADOC) runs through Jan. 12. Classes begin the week of Jan. 17; see the schedule specific course start dates.
LADOC is a non-profit organization that has been serving Los Alamos Dog Owners since 1952. LADOC trainers and competitors are up to date on the latest training techniques and have helped pet owners and competitors train thousands of Los Alamos dogs over the past 66 years.

Los Alamos Genealogical Association Meets Jan. 11

on January 4, 2018 - 10:29am
LAGA News:
The Los Alamos Genealogical Association meets at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, at the Mesa Public Library in Los Alamos. 
The program will be a video lecture by Professor Amy Harris of BYU and her talk is entitled, "Of Dead Cats and Dead People, How Family History can Save the World".
The traditional no-host social dinner will begin earlier that same evening at 5:30 p.m. at China Moon.

PEEC Discussion Course To Explore Sustainable Living

on January 4, 2018 - 10:28am
PEEC News:
The Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) is bringing another discussion course developed by the Northwest Earth Institute to Los Alamos. 
Choices for Sustainable Living is an eight-week discussion course where participants will explore sustainability and learn its unique meaning from individual, societal, and global perspectives. This course meets 6-7:30 p.m., Wednesdays at the Los Alamos Nature Center starting Jan. 10 and running through Feb. 28. This free course is open to the public. Space is limited, and advance registration is required.

UNM-Los Alamos Advisory Board Meets Monday

on January 4, 2018 - 8:11am
UNM-LA News:
The UNM-Los Alamos Advisory Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 8, in the Lecture Hall in Building 2 on the campus of UNM-Los Alamos, 4000 University Dr. 
Agenda items include an update on UNM-LA’s SunPath grant as well as administrative reports on ongoing UNM-LA activities.