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science on saturday

‘Science on Saturday’ lecture to explore 'Forensic Science in Crisis: How Proteins Help'

Feb. 3, 2017 -  
Who : Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists Brad Hart, Deon Anex and Katelyn Mason, along with teacher Katherine Huang, who teaches classes in anatomy, physiology and biotechnology at Dougherty Valley High School, will present “Forensic Science in Crisis: How Proteins Can Help,”...
Science on Saturday

Ingenious inventions highlight Lawrence Livermore’s popular lecture series

Jan. 31, 2017 -  
LIVERMORE, California -- Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory 's (LLNL) popular lecture series, " Science on Saturday ," returns Feb. 4 and runs through Feb. 25 at the Bankhead Theater, located at 2400 First St., Livermore. The series will offer four different lectures with the theme “Ingenious...
Girls Who Code volunteers

Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District recognizes ‘Girls Who Code’ volunteers

Jan. 26, 2017 -  
Thanks to the efforts of volunteers from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), more than 150 students at Livermore middle and high schools were introduced to coding and basic computer programming last fall during after-school " Girls Who Code " clubs. The 22 Laboratory mentors were...

'Superfund tours' at Livermore site and Site 300

Jan. 24, 2017 -  
LIVERMORE, California – Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) will host a pair of “Superfund Program tours” in March to provide the public a close-up look at LLNL’s ongoing program to clean up historic soil and groundwater contamination. The first tour will take place at Site 300 , LLNL’s...
early career awards

Obama honors two LLNL researchers

Jan. 18, 2017 -  
Two Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers were among the recipients named by President Obama for the prestigious Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers ( PECASE ), announced in Washington D.C. Jan. 9. Jonathan Belof and Eric Duoss joined 100 others in...

Lab ranks competitively in employee ‘perks’

Jan. 12, 2017 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) ranks ninth overall in employee "perks" compared to other high tech companies nationwide. The ranking was received after LLNL was evaluated in a 2016 study conducted by Willis Towers Watson . The Laboratory was one of 28 companies that participated in...

Lawrence Livermore campaign raises a record $3.8 million for charitable organizations

Dec. 12, 2016 -  
LIVERMORE, California -- Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees, along with Lawrence Livermore National Security (LLNS) , LLC, donated a record $3.8 million to charitable organizations. Laboratory employees pledged $2.8 million through payroll deduction via the annual employee giving...

From beaches to valleys to vineyards, oh my

Dec. 8, 2016 -  
It’s 3 a.m. when Kirsten Sprott runs down an unmarked road in the middle of nowhere. Her team already has been running for 20 hours straight from San Francisco through Marin County, but all of the picturesque views are lost in total darkness. The only sign of life is her pacer, Athena Wilder,...
HOME Campaign

Lab employees help fill education gaps

Dec. 2, 2016 -  
Editor's Note: During the Helping Others More Effectively (HOME) Campaign, Public Affairs will run a series of articles about Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees who volunteer for various nonprofit agencies. ________ In the face of underserved communities and school district budget...
optima award

Lab honored for military recruiting programs

Nov. 30, 2016 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has been honored with a Gold 2016 Optimas Award for Recruiting from Workforce Magazine , recognizing the Lab for excellence in its military internship programs. The Optimas awards are given out annually in 10 categories. The recruiting award recognizes...