Laura Rios is from Physics, Astronomy and Materials Science. Her duties as Administrative Assistant for the department include filing, scheduling appointments, communications - both internal and external, maintaining all documentation for the department, preparing all paperwork for hiring and travel, and all procurement functions for the department. These are all typical functions of administrative assistants in CNAS. But Laura is very involved assisting students. She provides guidance with work-related items and helps them find the answers and help that they need for classes and scheduling. Laura has a strong commitment to our mission and a solid understanding of the university environment.