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Kick off the New Year at these events.
January 3, 2017
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January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31: Ted Talk Tuesday

Every Tuesday at noon, bring your lunch to ProjectY, watch a TED talk, and discuss. See each week’s topic here. 

January 10: Deadline for SBA Small Business Week Awards nominations

Small businesses and individuals who create jobs and contribute to developing the local economy should apply for an award, made possible by the U.S. Small Business Administration New Mexico District Office.

January 10: Marketing Budgets

Learn how much and where to spend during this marketing workshop at ProjectY at 7 p.m. 

January 14: Scientist in the Spotlight—it does compute!

From 11 a.m.–1 p.m. at the Bradbury Science Museum, Sandy Frost talks about how software is integral to our lives, including coding (plugged and unplugged), its history, the Internet of things, and accessibility. She even has a home automation demonstration using Amazon Echo.

January 16: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 17: Applications due for the Los Alamos Employees’ Scholarship Fund (LAESF)

The largest scholarship pool in Northern New Mexico, LAESF supports students from Los Alamos, Mora, Rio Arriba, San Miguel, Sandoval, Santa Fe, and Taos counties pursuing higher education in all fields of study. For more information, visit lanlfoundation.org/scholarships or contact Tony Fox at tony@lanlfoundation.org or 505-753-8890 ext. 116. 

January 19: Science on Tap—Neutron capture by hook or by crook

During this event, Shea Mosby, with the Lab’s Los Alamos Neutron Science Center (LANSCE), will talk about how a better understanding of nuclear reactions on radioactive materials is progressing using instruments such as the Detector for Advanced Neutron Capture Experiments (DANCE) and Apollo. This work is allowing scientists to make predictions about how neutrons behave with more accuracy than ever before possible whether you’re talking about weapons, power plants, or stars. The event takes place at Unquarked in Los Alamos from 5:30–7 p.m.

January 24: Are Your Ads Working?

Calculate the value over a customer over time at this marketing workshop at ProjectY at 7 p.m.


ProjectY is a collaborative coworking space located in Los Alamos that offers many events every month. Photo: Samantha D’Anna Photography.

Lab volunteers

Los Alamos National Laboratory’s participation in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) events is made possible with support from the Department of Energy through the Laboratory’s Science Education Community Service Time Program. To request STEM experts, complete a brief online request form.

Los Alamos experts and volunteers can also be requested through the Laboratory’s Volunteer Program, which partners with the national Volunteer Match initiative.

Speaker’s bureau

The Laboratory has speakers with experience in a wide variety of subjects who can tailor their content for a range of audiences. Call 505-667-7000 to be matched with the right person for your audience. 

Calendar submissions

Los Alamos National Laboratory and the Laboratory’s management company, Los Alamos National Security, LLC (LANS), help support the above events, programs and campaigns. To include your event or application deadline in upcoming calendars, email connections@lanl.gov with a brief description of your event and how the item is connected to the Laboratory or LANS.

Community Connections features news and opportunities that grow out of the Laboratory’s Good Neighbor Pledge: “To partner with our neighbors on strengthening math and science learning, diversifying the economy, and expanding community giving in Northern New Mexico.”