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  • People in the news 8-17-15

    Jonathan Vander Wiel, of Los Alamos, graduated with a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering, Cum Laude from LeTourneau University spring graduation.

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    Antonia Batha, of Los Alamos, was named to the 2015 Dean’s List at Union College in New York. Batha is a member of the Class of 2017, majoring in gender, sexuality and women’s studies.

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    The following Los Alamos students will begin their first semester at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales this fall: Trisha Barks, John Dermer, Miranda Honnell and Lauren Mazuranich.

  • Births 8-17-15

    July 14: A boy,  Liam Grant Ponce, born to  Amber Pyle and Christian Ponce
    July 25: A girl, Charlotte Isabel Thoren, born to Bryanna and Victor Thoren
    Aug. 3: A girl, Aarya Grace Goff, born to Jaipriya and George Goff

  • Community Events 8-14-15

    Recurring meetings
    Note: If any of the following listings need to be changed or removed,
    contact Gina Velasquez immediately at lacommunity@lamonitor.com, or 662-4185, ext. 21.

    The Atomic City Corvette Club meets at 6 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month at Time Out Pizza in White Rock. For more information, contact Chris Ortega at 672-9789.

    The Los Alamos Table Tennis Club meets from 7:30-10 p.m. Tuesdays; and from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturdays, at the Betty Ehart Senior Center, lower level. On Tuesday, there is a fee of $2 per player. There is no charge on Saturday. For more information, contact Avadh Saxena at AVADH—S@hotmail.com or Ed Stein at 662-7472.

    The Lions Club meets at 84 Barcelona in White Rock on the first and third Thursdays. For more information, call 672-3300 or 672-9563.

    The Rotary Club of Los Alamos meets at noon every Tuesday at the golf course, 4250 Diamond Dr. Guest speakers every week. See full Be There calendar for details.

    Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos meets Tuesdays from Noon-1 p.m. at Trinity on the Hill Church in Kelly Hall.

  • Off The Hill 8-12-15

    Art exhibits
    The 11th Annual Gala Exhibition and Auction on display through Aug. 28 will showcase artists from across the U.S. and abroad who find inspiration in Fechin’s legacy, Taos and the creative traditions of the Southwest.

    Photographs Keith Carter “Ghostland” and Kate Breakey “Shadow and Light,” at the photo-eye Gallery, 541 S. Guadalupe St. in Santa Fe. Show runs through Aug. 22.

    Zane Bennett Gallery announces “IMPACTS! II” an exhibition featuring Bi Rongrong, Shen Fan, Liang Shaoji and others, with seven artists in total. The show is at 435 South Guadalupe St., across from the rail station in Santa Fe, and coincides with the Last Friday Art Walk in the Railyard Arts District. The grand opening will be from 5-7 p.m. Aug. 21. There will be exciting events occurring during these openings involving traditional and contemporary Chinese culture, with more information to follow.

    “Where the Buffalo Roam.” Angel Wynn, American artist and photographer. Show runs through Aug. 31 at Angel Wynn Gallery in Santa Fe.

  • People in the News 8-2-15

    Anne Chamberlin Siler, the daughter of Barbara Chamberlin of Santa Fe, and David D. Chamberlin of Los Alamos, recently completed her residency training at St. Mary’s Family Medicine Residency in Grand Junction, Colorado.  
    Chamberlin Siler was honored with the Capstone Scholarship Award, Pediatric Rotation Resident of the Year, and Resident Teacher of The Year.
    Chamberlin Siler is a graduate of Los Alamos High School and Lewis and Clark College.  She received her M.D. from Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon.  
    She will continue living and practicing medicine in Grand Junction, Colorado.

  • People in the News 7-26-15

    Los Alamos High School 2011 graduate, Edward Dai, at the age of 18, recently graduated from Stanford University with university distinction.
    He earned a bachelor’s of science degree in the mathematics honors program and a minor in economics, as well as a master’s of science degree in management science and engineering.
    Dai spent four years in Stanford, holding several positions in the university, such as teaching assistant in the Computer Science Department, the head of teaching assistants, president of the Stanford University Mathematical Organization, director of the Stanford Mathematics Tournament, deputy director of the Mathematics Tournament China 2014, and the co-founder of a Stanford dance club.
    Edward Dai and his parents, William Dai and Anna Zhang, would like to take this opportunity to praise the quality of education at Los Alamos, and thank the teachers in Mountain Elementary School, Los Alamos High School, and the Los Alamos Schools District, particularly then-superintendent Dr. Mary McLeod who initiated the accelerated program for talented students at Los Alamos when Dai was at his elementary School.
    Dai has recently started his employment at Google Incorporation. He will travel to Beijing in August to organize the Mathematics Tournament China 2015.

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  • Births 7-12-15

    June 16: A boy, Fabian Dominic Trujillo, born to Kimberly and Fabian Trujillo
    June 21: A girl, born to Klaire Dee Angel Upshaw, born to Mallory Oldman and Larry Upshaw
    June 24: A boy, Jeshua Ezekiel Porter, born to Brianna Maestas and Joseph Porter
    June 27: A girl, Cassidy Nichole Coffin, born to Brette and Wiley Coffin
    June 30: A girl, Gloria Yuhuai Li, born to Tingting Cai and Fuxiang Li
    June 30: A girl, Hailey Rae Kennard, born to Bria Sandine and Brandon Kennard
    July 1: A boy, Timothy Edward Lueninghoener, born to Lisabeth and Cory Lueninghoener

  • People in the News 7-9-15

    Garrett Rhodes, an Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) cadet at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, recently graduated from the three-week airborne training course, also known as “jump school,” at the U.S. Army Airborne School, Fort Benning, Georgia.
    The airborne school allows the cadets attending host colleges and universities to earn their jump wings.
    After completing the course as qualified paratroopers, cadets return to their college or university ROTC program to pursue a commission as second lieutenants in the Army.
    During the first or “ground week” of training, students undergo a rigorous, progressive physical training program and receive instruction in the theory of parachute jumping, safe landing falls, mock door exiting, and wearing a parachute harness and lateral drift apparatus.
    The second or “tower week” of training includes jumping from a 34-foot tower, practical use of the swing landing trainer, suspended harness apparatus, mock door mass exiting procedures, and the 250-foot, free tower jump. In the final or “jump week,” students complete five static-line parachute jumps which includes one day and one night jump off of a C-130 and C-141 transport aircraft.
    Rhodes is the son of Elizabeth Moreun of Las Vegas, Nevada, and David Rhodes of White Rock.

  • People in the News 7-2-15

    Eric L. Talley, a native of Los Alamos, and a leading authority on corporate law, corporate finance, contracts, and law and economics, will join the Columbia Law School faculty as Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law on July 1. He is a frequent commentator in national media and consults extensively with regulators and corporate boards on issues pertaining to fiduciary duties, governance, market structure and finance.
    He is the son of Thurman Talley, of Los Alamos and Fran Talley, of White Rock.
    Talley, a legal scholar and economist, will teach Corporations in the fall of 2015, and Corporate Finance in the spring of 2016.
    He is currently a member of the University of California Berkeley School of Law faculty, where he serves as the Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation Professor in Law, Business, and the Economy. He is also the outgoing faculty co-director of the Berkeley Center for Law, Business and the Economy.  
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    Don Bustos, of Santa Cruz, is this year’s recipient of the fifth annual James Beard Foundation Leadership Awards.

  • People in the News 7-2-15

    Eric L. Talley, a native of Los Alamos, and a leading authority on corporate law, corporate finance, contracts, and law and economics, will join the Columbia Law School faculty as Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law on July 1. He is a frequent commentator in national media and consults extensively with regulators and corporate boards on issues pertaining to fiduciary duties, governance, market structure and finance.
    He is the son of Thurman Talley, of Los Alamos and Fran Talley, of White Rock.
    Talley, a legal scholar and economist, will teach Corporations in the fall of 2015, and Corporate Finance in the spring of 2016.
    He is currently a member of the University of California Berkeley School of Law faculty, where he serves as the Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation Professor in Law, Business, and the Economy. He is also the outgoing faculty co-director of the Berkeley Center for Law, Business and the Economy.  
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    Don Bustos, of Santa Cruz, is this year’s recipient of the fifth annual James Beard Foundation Leadership Awards.