Los Alamos National Laboratory

Los Alamos National Laboratory

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STEM Education

Los Alamos is committed to investing and partnering in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education initiatives and programs that have a positive impact on student achievement while addressing community pipeline and regional workforce needs.
February 12, 2018
2018 Julia Robinson Math Festival

Los Alamos National Laboratory supported the 2018 Julia Robinson Math Festival in Santa Fe. More than 140 middle-schoolers from six schools across the region took part in a day of challenging and fun math activities, exploring 15 puzzles in a creative and non-competitive way.

Contacts  

  • Executive Office Director
  • Kathy Keith
  • Community Partnerships Office
  • (505) 665-4400
  • Email
  • Education
  • Janelle Vigil-Maestas
  • Community Partnerships Office
  • (505) 665-4329
  • Email
Support of education matters because a substantial part of our workforce is drawn from Northern New Mexico.

Investing in the future

Los Alamos National Laboratory is committed to providing a positive and sustainable impact on our region by leveraging direct and indirect community investments in education. This includes support for K-12 education initiatives and support for teacher professional development.

Los Alamos National Security, LLC (LANS), which operates the Laboratory, invests more than $1 million each year to enhance educational opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education regionally and nationally.

In 2017

  • Los Alamos National Laboratory supported more than 43 regional K-20 math and science education programs
  • Employed 1,600 student interns
  • Los Alamos Employees Scholarship Fund awarded $566,750 in scholarships to 95 northern New Mexico students
  • Provided more than 3,288 hours of science education community service time