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SFCC On Launch Of Paid Internship Program PILAS

on July 16, 2018 - 11:45am
SFCC News:
SANTA FE Santa Fe Community College announces the launch of the PILAS Internship program (Programa de Internos, Los Alamos), a workforce development project that gives students the opportunity to work with local businesses to gain employable skills while earning an hourly wage and academic credit.
The interns, who will begin working in August, will receive pay through the college, not the business partners. The college is seeking businesses that would like to participate in the program.
Ya’el Chaikind, SFCC’s PILAS internship coordinator said, “Students often cite

Non-Profit Seeks Local Families To Host High School Exchange Students

on July 16, 2018 - 11:44am
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ASSE News:
ASSE International Student Exchange Programs (ASSE), in cooperation with your community high school, is looking for local families to host boys and girls between the ages of 15 to 18 from a variety of countries: Norway, Denmark, Spain, Italy and Japan to name a few.
ASSE students come with an enthusiasm to practice their English and experience American culture - food, sports, shopping and more. They also love to share their own culture and language with their host families.

BSMA Thanks Community; Leadership For Support

on July 16, 2018 - 8:08am
U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan stops by the BSMA booth to support STEM Education during the LANL Family Picnic. Photo by KayLinda Crawford
LANL Director Terry Wallace and his wife Michelle Hall stop by the BSMA booth to support STEM education during Family Picnic. Photo by KayLinda Crawford
BSMA News:
The Bradbury Science Museum Association (BSMA) thanks community members and leaders for their support during the recent LANL Family Picnic.
The BSMA is the 501 (c) 3 non-profit arm of the Bradbury Science Museum created to provide STEM education outreach initiatives throughout northern

Los Alamos Faith and Science Forum: July 18 Talk ‘Can Organisms Drive Their Evolution?’

on July 15, 2018 - 9:31pm

Nelson Hoffman presents a lecture during the 2017 Los Alamos Faith and Science series. Courtesy photo

Los Alamos Faith and Science Forum News:

Nelson Hoffman presents the next talk in the Los Alamos Faith and Science Forum summer series Wednesday, July 18. The title of Hoffman’s talk is “Can Organisms Drive Their Evolution?”. The theme of the 2018 Summer Series is “Purposeful Evolution”.

A growing group of researchers within evolutionary biology seeks to put new emphasis on a set of ideas that differ considerably from the gene-centric viewpoint of Neo-Darwinism.

Scenes From ScienceFest Discovery Day At Pond

on July 14, 2018 - 8:37pm
This young engineer builds a circuit during ScienceFest Discovery Day, which drew a big crowd today to Ashley Pond Park and the lawn area at Fuller Lodge. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Discovery Day visitors stroll among the bubbles from the Los Alamos County booth at Ashely Pond Park. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Albert Einstein (aka Katy Korkos) gets an idea at ScienceFest today at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
This little shark found a shark's tooth at the United Way of Northern New Mexico/Los Alamos Daily Post booth.

Singing Scientist Curious Chris Performs July 17

on July 14, 2018 - 4:49pm


Mix music, science and history together and you get Curious Chris the Singing Scientist!

The Los Alamos History Museum and the Los Alamos Creative District will present a special History Adventures program for 1st through 6th graders the morning of Tuesday, July 17.

Curious Chris will be singing the Symbols of Enchantment, hands-on science songs about New Mexico's state symbols.

Children going into 1st–3rd grade meet 9:30-10:30 a.m. on Fuller Lodge Lawn (caregivers, please stay with your children). Children going into 4th-6th grade meet 10:45-11:45 a.m.

Nature Center Planetarium Programs Today, Sunday

on July 14, 2018 - 8:12am

Two special planetarium programs are at the nature center this weekend. Saturday Steve Becker will give a preview of the Pajarito Astronomers Dark Night program. Sunday visit the NM PBS Science Café and watch segments of Day the Dinosaurs Died and hear from a panel of asteroid experts. Courtesy/NM PBS

PEEC News:

Today and Sunday, the community is invited to attend two special planetarium programs at the Los Alamos Nature Center.

Saturday afternoon, tour the heavens at a preview of the Pajarito Astronomers Dark Night program and Sunday, watch segments of Day the Dinosaurs Died and hear from