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Evolution of Sandia National Laboratories Subject of March Talk
Each month during this 70th anniversary year of the Laboratory, the Bradbury Science Museum offers a lecture about historic aspects of the Lab and other relevant topics. The subject of the March talk is the evolution of Z Division to the independent Sandia National Laboratories. Its historian, Rebecca Ullrich, traces Sandia’s path from 1945 to today.
The talk is free and open to the public. It is to be held on Wednesday, March 13 at 5:30 p.m. at the museum, located at 1350 Central Avenue, Los Alamos.
To access the full lecture series topics, go to http://www.lanl.gov/museum/events/70th-events.shtml.
Personnel changes at the LANL Foundation
Dorothy Sanchez is now the deputy director/professional development director for the Los Alamos National Laboratory Foundation’s Northern New Mexico Inquiry Science Education Consortium (ISEC). Gwen Warniment becomes its associate director of professional development and evaluation as well as grant writer.
ISEC works in 27 regional schools to provide teachers and high-need K-6 students with hands-on activities and materials designed to foster critical-thinking skills.
In addition to funding from the LANL Foundation, ISEC received funding from Los Alamos National Security, LLC and the U. S. Department of Education.
For more information on ISEC, go to https://www.lanlfoundation.org/inquiry-science/index.html.