Posts tagged with "Community"

golphin

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...
epa

Laboratory recognized for its sustainability

Sept. 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

Sept. 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)...
Livermore Lab Foundation

New Livermore Lab Foundation supports scientific advancement through philanthropy

Sept. 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...
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,...
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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

July 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...
MOU

Lab, Osaka University expand collaboration

July 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...
EPA

EPA honors LLNL’s purchasing program

July 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...