LANL Foundation: Sharing The Good News

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Welcome to our very first monthly news e-newsletter. With this newsletter, the LANL Foundation will share some of the GOOD happening in Northern New Mexico.

Five LANL Scientists Elected 2019 APS Fellows

These five scientists represent the breadth of physics contributions made at the Laboratory. Van de Water said of the award, “The thrill of doing science is an award itself, an APS Fellowship honor makes it that much better.”

Los Alamos Team Sets Sail For Arctic On Year-long Research Expedition 

“This is the largest experiment ever conducted in the Arctic,” said Jim Bossert, Earth and Environmental Sciences division leader at Los Alamos. “The data collected has the potential to transform our understanding of the way the Arctic is responding to climate change—so important to improving our ability to predict global climate impacts of a rapidly changing Arctic environment.”      

Harshini Mukundan selected as AAAS IF/THEN Ambassador Los Alamos bioscientist notes deep commitment to STEM outreach goals

Los Alamos National Laboratory bioscientist Harshini Mukundan has been selected as one of the 125 AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science) IF/THEN Ambassadors. IF/THEN, a national initiative of Lyda Hill Philanthropies, seeks to further women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) by empowering current innovators and inspiring the next generation of pioneers.

New Director and Staff for Inquiry Science Program


For the past few years students in local schools have received hands on intensive science lessons, provided in large part through the assistance of the LANL Foundation. That program’s future was in question but the LANL Foundation has reorganized it and hired on new staff and a new director…

Northern Biology Student Receives Accolades at NM Research Symposium


Northern INBRE Scholar, Sergio Cordova tied for the first place award for his poster presentation on spinal muscular atrophy in plants at NM Undergraduate Research Symposium. Courtesy image Northern Biology Student Receives Accolades at NM Research Symposium Under the leadership of Northern biology professor Dr. Mario Izaguirre-Sierra, three Northern students – Laida Fletcher, Adriel Martinez […]

LANL Foundation Offers Opportunities for Inquiry Science Teachers

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LANL Foundation Offers Opportunities for Inquiry Science Teachers The Española based Los Alamos National Laboratory Foundation’s Inquiry Science Education Consortium (ISEC) program offered its annual Summer Teachers’ Institute on July 27–30 at El Camino Real Academy in Santa Fe. Teachers in grades K–6 from Dulce, Española, Mesa Vista, Peñasco, Pojoaque and Santa Fe school districts […]