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Europe 2018 Coffee Sales Today and Friday

on April 12, 2018 - 6:40am
"Calling all coffee drinkers and supporters of educational travel! 

Europe 2018 will be selling their Free Trade, organic coffee from 1:30 to 5 p.m. Today and Friday April 13 in the lobby of LANB.
Coffee is $13 for a 10 oz. bag, whole bean or ground in French Roast, Dark Roast, Medium Roast, and Decaf. Travelers get half of the proceeds. If you love kids, coffee, or travel, stop by LANB to support these amazing local graduates as they celebrate the end of high school and learn all about Italy, Germany, and Prague.

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Family Strengths Network: Learn About Polaris Charter School April 18

on April 11, 2018 - 12:25pm

Alzheimer's Association Presents Conference For Healthcare Professionals On Research Update

on April 11, 2018 - 12:12pm
AA News:
ALBUQUERQUE  The Alzheimer’s Association, New Mexico Chapter announces its 7th Annual Professional Conference, themed: “Research Update: Local and National.” 
The two-day event is May 10 and 11 in Albuquerque at the Embassy Suites, 1000 Woodward Place NE. The Thursday session runs 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (May 10) and 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday (May 11). The conference will highlight updates in dementia research and related fields. Healthcare Professionals, Researchers, Educators, Students and interested parties from all communities in the state are highly encouraged to attend.

SDV Construction Gives $25,000 To UNM School of Engineering For New Scholarship

on April 10, 2018 - 5:20pm

Mahmoud Taha, chair of the Department of Civil Engineering, stands with Kirk McWethy, left, of SDV Construction and Leslie Currie, right, director of development for the School of Engineering. Courtesy photo


SDV Construction, a New Mexico construction firm, has donated $25,000 to The University of New Mexico School of Engineering for the creation of a new scholarship.

The gift will create the SDV Construction Scholarship for Veterans, which will be awarded to full-time students pursuing a degree in construction management who have been honorably discharged from any branch of

LAPS Foundation Gives Aspen Elementary School Educators Tools To Teach Empathy

on April 10, 2018 - 3:26pm

Aspen teacher Shelley Morey-Sloan poses in front of the ‘Empathy Tool Box for Teachers’. Courtesy/LAPSF



Shelley Morey-Sloan, a teacher at Aspen Elementary School, is well aware that students these days need not only learn the basic subjects like reading and math ... it is also crucial to their happiness for them to develop empathy, which is something that can be learned.

Last fall, Morey-Sloan applied for a Great Ideas Grant from the Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation to build an “Empathy Tool Box for Teachers”. So far it has been a great success.

In her application to

Purdue University Confirms LANL Bid With Bechtel

on April 10, 2018 - 8:27am

Los Alamos National Laboratory. Courtesy/LANL

By ExchangeMonitor

Purdue University on Friday confirmed it teamed with Bechtel National, Reston, Va., on a bid to run the Los Alamos National Laboratory — a teaming arrangement first reported by Weapons Complex Morning Briefing’s sister publication in February.

The confirmation came Friday from Mitch Daniels, president of Indiana-based Purdue University. Daniels spoke to the local Lafayette Journal and Courier newspaper on the sidelines of a meeting of the institution’s board of trustees.

The Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security

Community Picnic & Fiber Arts At Los Luceros Sunday

on April 10, 2018 - 8:14am

PEEC News:

Pajarito Environmental Education Center, New Mexico Historic Sites and the Amigos de Los Luceros are partnering to host a community picnic and fiber arts activities at the Los Luceros Historic Site.

This event, which is the first in a series called Culture and Nature, is noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 15 and free and open to the public.

Community members are invited to meet at Los Luceros Historic Site, off State Route 68. Bring a lunch for the picnic, which begins at noon, followed at 1 p.m. with activities including weaving with natural materials and a sheep-shearing event.