Posts tagged with "Community"

Nerd Bowl

Battle of the Nerds: Lab pride on display at inaugural Nerd Bowl flag football tournament

Feb. 2, 2018 -  
The eight teams participating in the inaugural Nerd Bowl tournament had no idea they were making history. As the sun rose in Menlo Park, players representing Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ), SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory , Sandia National Laboratories/CA and Facebook...
Science on Saturday

Media Advisory: 'Science on Saturday' lecture to show proteins in action through action movies

Feb. 1, 2018 -  
WHO: Lawrence Livermore scientists Matthias Frank and Megan Shelby, along with Erin McKay, a biology teacher from Tracy High School, will present “Biomolecular Action Movies: Flash Imaging With X-ray Lasers,” the first lecture in the 2018 Science on Saturday series. The series theme is “Marvelous...
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Lab's popular Science on Saturday lecture series returns with a look at marvelous machines

Jan. 10, 2018 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's ( LLNL ) popular lecture series, "Science on Saturday," returns Feb. 3 and runs through Feb. 24 at the Bankhead Theater, located at 2400 First St. in Livermore. The series will offer four different lectures with the theme “Marvelous Machines.” Each lecture...
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Gamboa a role model for women pursuing STEM

Dec. 21, 2017 -  
“These women represent the diversity of New Mexico. They were chosen for the grace and grit at which they pursue life and career.” -The New Mexico Supercomputing Challenge _________ Marisol Gamboa, computer scientist and associate division leader for the Global Security Computing Applications...
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Lawrence Livermore campaign raises $3.8 million for charitable organizations

Dec. 11, 2017 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees, along with Lawrence Livermore National Security (LLNS), LLC, raised $3.8 million to distribute amongst charitable organizations for the second year in a row. Employees pledged $2.8 million through payroll deduction via the Laboratory’s annual...
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Greg Simonson connects mentors to students

Nov. 29, 2017 -  
Editor's Note: This is one in a series of articles about Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees who volunteer for various nonprofit agencies. Many of these agencies are available for employees to donate through the Helping Others More Effectively (HOME) Campaign. ____________ When given...
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Fighting diabetes through the 'Tour de Cure'

Nov. 27, 2017 -  
Editor's Note: This is one in a series of articles about Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees who volunteer for various nonprofit agencies. Many of these agencies are available for employees to donate through the Helping Others More Effectively (HOME) Campaign. ___________ Melanee...
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Lab employee and veteran Steve Leahy volunteers to help disaster victims rebuild

Nov. 16, 2017 -  
Editor's Note: This is one in a series of articles about Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees who volunteer for various nonprofit agencies. Many of these agencies are available for employees to donate through the Helping Others More Effectively (HOME) Campaign. ____________ If you ask...
Science on Saturday

‘Science on Saturday’ lecture in Oakland to explore biologically inspired nano-bots

Nov. 15, 2017 -  
WHO: Lawrence Livermore scientists Matt Coleman, Amy Rasley and Wei He, along with Tracy High School science teacher Erin McKay, will present “Building Biologically Inspired Nano-Bots,” the second and final lecture in the 2017 Science on Saturday series at the Chabot Space and Science Center. The...

Veteran Shaun Stephenson reflects on his military service and journey to honor his brother

Nov. 10, 2017 -  
“I was operating in the theater in late January of 1991, preparing for the challenges that lay ahead with an unforeseen enemy," Shaun Stephenson recalled. "Little did I know that one of those challenges would be the loss of my brother.” Stephenson, from Bountiful, Utah, was 19 years old when he...