Each year, R&D Magazine recognizes “the 100 most technologically significant new products” of that year. The Lab has been entering the competition for 32 years and has won 112 times so far, for an average or 3.5 awards per year. Read more
Swing into August by making plans to attend the Northern New Mexico College Foundation's 3rd Annual President's Golf Tournament. The event will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, August 9, at the Black Mesa Golf Course in Espanola. Read more
Autumn is here and so is LANL’s school-supply drive. Our goal is to collect enough school supplies to fill 800 backpacks. Read more
It’s not too soon to mark your calendars for the start of the Los Alamos Concert Association’s music season. It kicks off on Sunday, October 17, with classical music provided by Julie Albers on cello and Orion Weiss on piano. Read more
Los Alamos County has proclaimed August 2010 as "Assets In Los Alamos" month. "Assets" are concrete, common-sense building blocks that help youth become responsible, caring adults. Read more
Each year, during the first weekend in August, the State of New Mexico declares a tax holiday for a large number of items routinely purchased to prepare for the new school year. Read more
Dr. Nancy “Rusty” Barcelo is Northern New Mexico College’s 15th president in the College’s 100-year history. She brings with her a national reputation and 30 years of experience. Read more
The Santa Fe Science Initiative (SFSI), which began in 2001, provides K-7 teacher professional development through workshops as well as mentors for ongoing consultation in inquiry-science methods. Read more
If your educational or nonprofit institution needs equipment to conduct technical or scientific research, you may want to check out LANL's LEEG program. Through the program, the Lab is able to gift Department of Energy and Los Alamos National Laboratory equipment under federal guidelines. Read more
Students and teachers from local schools spent some of their precious summer days strengthening their understanding of environmental, scientific, and mathematical concepts with the help of LANL employees and multiple support organizations. Read more
Do you have, or envision, a company associated with LANL technology or expertise that could benefit from additional funding? If so, you could be eligible for an investment of up to $100,000 through the LANS Venture Acceleration Fund (VAF). Read more
Due to the popularity of the Lab's first LDRD Day last year, a second session will be held on September 8, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at the Hilton Hotel at Buffalo Thunder in Santa Fe. Read more
The New Mexico Small Business Assistance (NMSBA) Program, a collaboration of Los Alamos and Sandia national laboratories designed to use their unique technical capabilities to aid small businesses, recently launched a new website. Read more
July saw another Next Big Idea event that attracted more than 1,500 people to Los Alamos. For three years now, multiple organizations have teamed to help students from throughout the state learn more about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) activities using Los Alamos' unique creative heritage. Read more
Two security/safety changes are currently taking place on Lab property.
- Random vehicle inspections have begun along Pajarito Road, and searches continue at the Truck Inspection Station on the truck route (East Jemez Road).
- In addition, the Los Alamos Police Department is increasing its presence on Lab property and will issue tickets for traffic violations, including speeding, reckless driving, etc., and enforce handicapped-parking laws. Read more
The Lab has joined the social-media revolution and is now posting updates on Twitter. Read more
From Our Office Director
Back to School
As you likely have noticed, local stores are stocking up on supplies in preparation for a promising new school year. In that spirit, welcome to our “back-to-school” issue of Connections.
The Community Programs Office is the lead organization for developing community support to accomplish LANL's national security and science mission by: (a) connecting LANL with Northern New Mexico, (b) providing clear communications, and (c) managing the LANS community investments.