Posts tagged with "Community"

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LLNL, foundation seek to set up ALS consortium

June 14, 2019 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) and the Livermore Lab Foundation ( LLF ) are exploring the establishment of a consortium that would leverage the Lab’s computing capabilities to identify causal factors for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s disease. Under a newly...
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Applications sought for Lawrence Livermore National Security 2019 Community Gift Program

May 13, 2019 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. – Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (LLNS) is now accepting applications for its annual Community Gift Program for 2019. Established in 2008, the LLNS Community Gift Program provides annual awards to support nonprofit organizations addressing STEAM (science, technology,...
For article STEM Day at the Lab enlightens students

STEM Day at the Lab enlightens students

May 7, 2019 -  
Students from eight schools across the Bay Area (primarily Oakland and San Francisco) visited Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) for STEM Day at the Lab , a daylong interactive event focused on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) for students from underserved...
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Ellen Tauscher, LLNS Board of Governors chair and former congresswoman, dies at 67

April 30, 2019 -  
Former California Rep. Ellen O’Kane Tauscher — a centrist Democrat whose career took her from the New York Stock Exchange to Congress and then to negotiating major international nuclear arms treaties for the Obama administration — died Monday of complications from pneumonia at Stanford University...
biotech

Lawrence Livermore offers biotechnology summer experience for high school students

April 30, 2019 -  
Back by popular demand, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) will host a Biotechnology Summer Experience for high school students (age 16 and older) to engage in a research project in molecular biology and bioinformatics. This immersive 10-day experience runs weekdays July 15-26 at the...
For article Former Lab scientist named MJC president

Former Lab scientist named MJC president

April 26, 2019 -  
When environmental scientist Jim Houpis left Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) more than two decades ago to pursue a career in education, he never imagined he’d become a college president. But that’s exactly what’s happened. Twenty-three years after leaving LLNL in 1996, Houpis is now...
earthDay

On Earth Day and every day, Lawrence Livermore focuses on sustainability

April 19, 2019 -  
Earth Day is recognized around the world on Monday, April 22, as a day to educate people on the impact they have on the environment and to raise awareness on how to make a difference. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) is committed to making positive changes through sustainability...
academy

Lab's 3D Design Summer Academy for community college students returns

April 17, 2019 -  
The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) 3D Design Summer Academy is back by popular demand. Community college students are invited to register for this popular workshop, held at LLNL’s Edward Teller Education Center June 24-28 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Participating students will...
For article Register now for the Teacher Research Academy

Register now for the Teacher Research Academy

April 15, 2019 -  
Are you a teacher in need of professional development? Are you longing to learn how to bring the latest in science and technology into your classroom? If so, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) 2019 Teacher Research Academy (TRA) is the answer. The TRA offers middle and high school...
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Tammy Ma named ‘Woman of the Year’

March 14, 2019 -  
Tammy Ma, an experimental plasma physicist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ), has been named Woman of the Year for the 16 th Assembly District by Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan. “I am extremely pleased to announce Dr. Tammy Ma as my Woman of the Year for Assembly District 16. A...