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Hour of Code

More than 350 schools and community sites hosted Hour of Code learning events in New Mexico during national Computer Science Education Week, held December 3–7, 2018. New Mexico TechWorks and Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) connected local volunteers with classrooms throughout…

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2018 Scholar Will Song

Will Song at his mom’s Chinese restaurant in Taos where he busses tables and spent countless hours doing homework and engaging with customers. Photo courtesy of the LANL Foundation, Andrea Multari Will (Jinpeng) Song, 2018 Taos High School graduate and valedictorian, is…

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2018 Scholar Veronica Trujillo

Photo and story courtesy Los Alamos National Laboratory When Veronica Trujillo was a child, her father—a mechanical engineer—taught her physics and calculus using his old college textbooks, which filled an entire bookshelf in their house. “He’s one of the people…

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2018 Scholar Caleb Hatler

Photo and story courtesy Los Alamos National Laboratory As a high school junior, Caleb Hatler took Advanced Robotics I and II at the University of New Mexico-Los Alamos. There, he became so fascinated with additive manufacturing that he purchased a…

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