Wednesday, November 23, 2005
By MATT WILLIAMS Colorado Daily Staff Writer
Wednesday, November 23, 2005 5:49 PM MST
CU-Boulder engineering student John Shelton doesn't work with the Los Alamos National Laboratory, but he said he and other engineering students favor a proposed CU-Los Alamos partnership.
“Most of us consider this a boon, something that will help us when we graduate,” Shelton said about projected internships, jobs and relationships that likely would be generated at “LANL.”
Shelton, a junior, is among what one student leader called a “vast majority” of students in physics and engineering who support CU's joining an academic network of 19 prominent universities to conduct research at LANL. It's a supporting project in a bid led by the University of Texas and defense contractor Lockheed Martin to operate the New Mexico-based lab.
The students seemed intelligent and well-spoken, and I think they would be a lot of fun to have up here.
I hope we can get some of the computer types!