GUTS y Girls engages tomorrow’s women in science & math

SFI is leading a three-year, NSF-sponsored program designed to attract New Mexico girls to careers in science, technology, engineering, math, and information and communications technology -- fields in which women are historically under-represented.

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Free online course examines the frontiers of physics

“Emergent behavior in quantum matter,” an online course module created by SFI Science Board member David Pines, is part of Physics for the 21st Century, an 11-unit multimedia curriculum exploring the current frontiers of physics.

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SFI summer school students co-author paper

A paper by a research team that includes three SFI summer school students has been published in the Journal of Applied Physics. SFI External Professor Alfred Hubler is the corresponding author.

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SFI’s Orlando Montoya: Keeping the Institute humming for 17 years

Orlando Montoya makes possible the Institute’s constant hum of activity by keeping the lights on, keeping the boiler running, and performing (with a smile) myriad other activities critical to SFI’s smooth operation. He started working on the property in 1969, when it was owned by the family of Gen. Patrick Hurley, the former U.S. Secretary of War and New Mexico candidate for U.S. Senate.

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Video: The science & practice of cooperation

In an October 13 SFI public lecture, Harvard's Yochai Benkler questions the centuries-old practice of managing people through rewards and punishment and reviews successful institutions that succeed through cooperation. Watch the video here.

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