Posts tagged with "Community"

For article 'Fun with Science' as seen on TV

'Fun with Science' as seen on TV

March 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...
For article Local girls expand career horizons at Las Positas College

Local girls expand career horizons at Las Positas College

March 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...
For article 'Science on Saturday' lecture examines the extreme X-ray universe

'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...
For article LLNS announces recipients of $100,000 Community Gift Program 2012

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...
For article LLNS announces $100,000 community gift program for 2012

LLNS announces $100,000 community gift program for 2012

June 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...
For article LLNL garners 'Best in Class' award from NNSA

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...
For article LLNS announces recipients of $100,000 Community Gift Program 2011

LLNS announces recipients of $100,000 Community Gift Program 2011

Sept. 23, 2011 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (LLNS) the contract manager the Laboratory, has announced the recipients for the 2011 LLNS Community Gift Program. These gifts, totaling $100,000, reflect LLNS' commitment to the local communities. LLNS received 59 applications totaling more than $600,000...
For article 'Science on Saturday' gains a following on UCTV

'Science on Saturday' gains a following on UCTV

May 24, 2011 -  
The Lab's popular lecture series " Science on Saturday " attracts large audiences when held each year at the Bankhead Theater. Now, the program is gaining a lot of attention online as well. Videos of lectures were first aired on University of California Television (UCTV) in 2006. During the past...
For article HOME agencies, volunteers focus on needs of veterans

HOME agencies, volunteers focus on needs of veterans

Nov. 10, 2010 -  
Now that the HOME (Helping Others More Effectively) Campaign is in full swing, Lab employees turn their attention to those in need in the community. Many who require assistance are veterans. Sometimes called the forgotten heroes, these are the men and women who once served proudly in a military...