Posts tagged with "Community"

LLNS Gift Program

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...
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Registration opens Aug. 1 for annual San Joaquin ‘Expanding Your Horizons’ Conference

Jul. 27, 2017 -  
Registration opens Aug. 1 for the 25th annual San Joaquin Expanding Your Horizons (SJEYH) Conference, scheduled for Sat., Sept. 23, at the University of the Pacific in Stockton. SJEYH is a popular daylong event, serving young women in grades 6-12, designed to increase interest in and foster...
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Lab, Osaka University expand collaboration

Jul. 21, 2017 -  
Earlier this year, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) and Japan’s Osaka University signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to conduct academic exchange in mutually agreed areas of basic science and technology. This MOU replaces a previous five-year agreement continuing the...
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EPA honors LLNL’s purchasing program

Jul. 17, 2017 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) is one of five Bay Area federal facilities recognized for improving efficiency, saving resources and reducing costs as part of the Federal Green Challenge (FGC). LLNL has made steady incremental reductions in printing paper and inks and toners since...
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Laboratory work/life manager a 'Game Changer'

Jul. 7, 2017 -  
Kellie Glaser, program manager for the Livermore Laboratory Employee Services Association ( LLESA ) at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ), was recently announced as a 2017 Workforce Game Changers Award winner by Workforce Magazine. This international award program, now in its seventh...
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Lab engineer named veteran of the year

Jun. 27, 2017 -  
Assemblywoman Catherine Baker has recognized Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) engineer Destiny Goddu as the 16 th Assembly District’s Veteran of the Year, adding to Goddu’s already impressive collection of awards. Baker (R-Dublin) issued the resolution honoring Goddu during a ceremony...
Livermorium Day

Scholarship awards highlight Livermorium Day

May. 31, 2017 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) handed out the 2017 Edward Teller science scholarship awards to two Livermore high school students last week as the city celebrated the fifth anniversary of Livermorium Day, recognizing the Lab’s contribution to the discovery of superheavy element 116...
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Lab engages girls at San Joaquin STEM event

May. 26, 2017 -  
The Laboratory participated in an educational outreach event held last month titled, “Engaging Girls in STEM: Making a Connection for Action,” at the San Joaquin County Office of Education facility in Stockton. More than 300 young women in grades 6-12 attended the program, which is part of a...