Posts tagged with "Community"

Deadline approaches for Lawrence Livermore National Security's Community Gift Program

Aug. 28, 2013 -  
The deadline for submitting applications to Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (LLNS)'s annual Community Gift Program to benefit local and area nonprofit organizations is quickly approaching. LLNS manages Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) for the U.S. Department of Energy's...

Lab fulfills wish of local senior

Jul. 19, 2013 -  
Phyllis Rothrock, a 93-year-old resident of the Livermore retirement community Heritage Estates, toured the Laboratory last week fulfilling a long time wish. Leisure Care, the company that manages Heritage Estates along with other communities, instituted a program called "Wish Makers," where they...

Lab to present summer series of 'Fun with Science'

Jul. 16, 2013 -  
WHO: The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is holding a special summer series of its popular "Fun with Science" program, presented by the award winning Nick Williams . WHAT: Designed for children at the fifth grade level (though it also can be enjoyed by children younger and older), the free...

'Fun with Science' as seen on TV

Mar. 21, 2013 -  
This month, the Lab's popular Fun with Science program is featured in a segment of 'Slice of Llfe,' a half-hour show aired on Tri-Valley community television, channel 30. The TV crew came to the Laboratory's Discovery Center while a fifth grade class from Vintage Hills School in Pleasanton was...

Local girls expand career horizons at Las Positas College

Mar. 5, 2013 -  
More than 300 girls in grades 6 through 9 got a peek at possible careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) when they descended on Las Positas College Saturday. Tri-Valley Expanding Your Horizons, an annual career conference now in its 34th year, was a success, according to the...

Media Advisory Lab's 'Science On Saturday' lecture explores next-generation diagnostic services

Feb. 14, 2013 -  
WHO: Lab researchers John Chang, Peter Haugen and Christine Paulson, and Tracy High School teacher Dean Reese will present " Medical Radar: Next-Generation Life-Saving Medical Diagnostic Devices ." WHAT: We live in a time when miraculous medical discoveries are occurring on a regular basis. However...

'Science on Saturday' lecture examines the extreme X-ray universe

Jan. 31, 2013 -  
" The Extreme X-ray Universe: Discovery Science with NASA's NuSTAR Mission ," by Lab scientists Michael Pivovaroff and Bill Craig, and Granada High School teacher Tom Sheffler is the second in the Science on Saturday series to be held Feb. 2 at the Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St., Livermore. Two...

LLNS announces recipients of $100,000 Community Gift Program 2012

Nov. 13, 2012 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (LLNS), the contract manager for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), has announced the recipients for the 2012 LLNS Community Gift Program. These gifts, totaling $100,000, reflect LLNS' commitment to the local communities. LLNS received 66...

LLNS announces $100,000 community gift program for 2012

Jun. 11, 2012 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (LLNS) is kicking off its annual Community Gift Program to benefit local and area non-profit organizations for 2012. The program provides up to $100,000 in funding to support organizations addressing science, technology, engineering and/or mathematics (STEM...

LLNL garners 'Best in Class' award from NNSA

May. 4, 2012 -  
The NNSA announced in a press release last week the Pollution Prevention Awards (P2) given to its national laboratories and sites for innovative initiatives. The P2 awards recognize performance in integrating environmental stewardship practices that helps to reduce risk, protect natural resources...