Posts tagged with "Community"

Bay Area Science Festival to deliver Saturday

Nov. 9, 2017 -  
The Bay Area Science Festival returns to AT&T Park in San Francisco on Saturday, Nov. 11. The 7th annual Discovery Day at AT&T Park features hundreds of activities to “unleash your inner scientist” and explore some of the scientific and technical work going on at the national labs, colleges...
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LLNL's popular lecture series highlighting ‘Ingenious Inventions’ premieres in Oakland

Nov. 1, 2017 -  
LIVERMORE, California -- Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's popular lecture series, "Science on Saturday," premieres Saturday, Nov. 4, at 2 p.m. at the Chabot Space and Science Center, located at 10,000 Skyline Blvd. in Oakland. The series will offer two different lectures, one each on...
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‘Girls Who Code’ workshop introduces students to 3D printing, computer-aided design

Oct. 13, 2017 -  
Granada High School sophomore Sehar Khan wants to be a professional wrestler when she grows up. But if that doesn’t pan out, she has a contingency plan. “Engineering is really fun,” Khan said. “You can be creative and you have the freedom and choice to do what you want, and I like that. I want to...
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Move over, Einstein: boy genius aims for stars

Oct. 6, 2017 -  
He has been called the next Einstein due to his understanding of particle physics, while his perfect pitch has drawn comparisons to Mozart. He has set a goal of building his own star, which he plans to place somewhere in the Andromeda galaxy. He’s confident he can help NASA with its first manned...
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Laboratory recognized for its sustainability

Sep. 29, 2017 -  
Representatives from the Environmental Protection Agency ( EPA ) Region 9 on Tuesday presented Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) with a regional-level award for significant efforts in reducing waste. The award ceremony was held at Sandia National Laboratory-California’s open campus at...
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Girls empowered to expand their horizons

Sep. 29, 2017 -  
The San Joaquin Expanding Your Horizons (SJEYH) conference for girls celebrated its 25th year with the theme “STEMpowered!” on Saturday, Sept. 23, bringing 500 girls to the University of the Pacific Campus in Stockton to learn more about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)...
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New Livermore Lab Foundation supports scientific advancement through philanthropy

Sep. 19, 2017 -  
The recently launched Livermore Lab Foundation (LLF) represents a new opportunity to support scientific advancement. LLF was formed to generate philanthropic backing of scientific research, technological development and educational outreach activities at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL...
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Applications due for Community Gift Program

Aug. 15, 2017 -  
LIVERMORE, California -- Applications are due Friday, Aug. 18, for the Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (LLNS) 2017 Community Gift Program. Established in 2008, the Community Gift Program provides a total of $100,000 in awards to support nonprofit organizations addressing STEM (science,...

TECHNOLOchicas inspire Latina youth

Aug. 14, 2017 -  
“If you work hard, you can accomplish anything you set your mind to.” These are the inspirational words that Marisol Gamboa, a computer scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory , plans to share with young Latinas who may be pondering a career in a STEM field. Gamboa was one of six...
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Albala named STEM advocate of the year

Aug. 8, 2017 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ’s Joanna Albala was recently named the STEM Advocate of the Year by the Executive Council of the North Central Valley STEM Center (NCVSC), for going above and beyond in creating opportunities for students. The Executive Council of the NCVSC, which meets out...