News & Updates
16 Nontraditional Students Receive $1000 Scholarships
August 30, 2017
LANL Foundation awarded Regional College/Returning Student scholarships to 16 Northern New Mexico students. These $1000 awards from the Los Alamos Employees’ Scholarship Fund help local, nontraditional students return...
Mihaela Popa-Simil Honored by Albuquerque Business First
August 15, 2017
Photo: Kim Jew Photography Mihaela Popa-Simil, LANL Foundation Vice President of Finance and Operations, is honored as one of Albuquerque Business First's 2017 C-Suite finalists. Executives were nominated by the public...
7th Annual ISEC Teachers’ Institute
August 4, 2017
About 100 teachers were in attendance at the 7th annual ISEC Teachers’ Institute. Teachers new to Inquiry Science Education Consortium schools or those changing grades attend a four-day summer professional development...
Cultivating Coders Española Demo Day
August 3, 2017
Twelve Española high school and middle school students went back into the classroom this summer to learn new programming skills during an eight-week Full Stack Web Development Bootcamp hosted at Northern New Mexico...
$61,298 Awarded in 2nd Quarter Education & Community Grants
August 1, 2017
The LANL Foundation awarded 26 grants totaling $61,298 to support education and community programs in Northern New Mexico during the 2017 second-quarter grantmaking period. Sixteen programs received $37,000 in Education...
Coding Camp for High School Students
June 12, 2017
This article was written by the Albuquerque Journal about the Cultivating Coders program funded by the LANL Foundation as part of the K-12 Programming initiative. ABQ startup launches free coding summer camps...
NGSS & ISEC Featured in the SF Reporter
March 29, 2017
Santa Fe Reporter dug deeper into the benefits & challenges of adopting Next Generation Science Standards. We support NGSS for New Mexico students. Do you?
Jenny Parks: My View, Education Plan
March 15, 2017
New Mexico Needs a Long-term Education Plan New Mexico is in dire need of a plan for education. Somehow, we have become complacent about consistently ranking near the bottom in the nation. In 2017, New Mexico ranked...