Posts tagged with "Community"

LLNL brings science to the masses

Nov. 9, 2016 -  
More than 25,000 people packed into AT&T Park Saturday for the San Francisco Bay Area Science Festival' s Discovery Day, a day of hands-on experiments, exhibits, games and shows. The event was the culmination of the Bay Area Science Festival's weeklong science festivities, which featured more...

Philanthropy awards honor Lab for Helping Others More Effectively (HOME) Campaign

Nov. 4, 2016 -  
For its ongoing efforts to raise money for local charities through the Helping Others More Effectively (HOME) Campaign, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory received the Outstanding Corporate Philanthropy Award for 2016. The East Bay Leadership Council presented the award to the Lab on Thursday,...

Guardian of giants: Lab volunteer watches over the welfare of rescued exotic animals

Nov. 3, 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. It is the middle of the night in San Andreas, two hours northeast of Livermore...

Celebrate your inner scientist at Discovery Day at AT&T Park in San Francisco

Nov. 2, 2016 -  
Aspiring scientists and budding engineers – the Bay Area Science Festival is calling you. Now in its sixth year, the festival will hold its annual Discovery Day at AT&T Park in San Francisco on Saturday, Nov. 5. Discovery Day features hundreds of activities to test your knowledge of basic...

LLNS announces recipients of $100,000 Community Gift Program for 2016

Nov. 2, 2016 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (LLNS), the contract manager for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), has announced the recipients for the 2016 LLNS Community Gift Program. These gifts, totaling $100,000, reflect LLNS' commitment to local communities. LLNS received 81...

Girls explore STEM careers at conference

Oct. 17, 2016 -  
“She Believed She Could So She Did STEM,” was the theme for the 24th annual San Joaquin Expanding Your Horizons (SJEYH) conference, where nearly 500 young women flocked to the University of the Pacific campus in Stockton, excited to learn more about science, technology, engineering and mathematics...
Expanding Your Horizons Conference

Media advisory: ‘Expanding Your Horizons’ conference at University of the Pacific Saturday

Sep. 28, 2016 -  
WHO : Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory , Sandia National Laboratories and the University of the Pacific School of Engineering and Computer Science will co-sponsor the 24th annual San Joaquin Expanding Your Horizons (SJEYH) conference. See the website . WHAT : The popular daylong conference...

Laskas dishes on the ‘Concussion’ controversy

Sep. 20, 2016 -  
Jeanne Marie Laskas, author of The New York Times best-selling book “Concussion,” visited Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) last week, drawing a crowd of more than 200 employees to hear first-hand the sequence of events that led to her book and the subsequent Hollywood movie starring...

Register now for annual San Joaquin ‘Expanding Your Horizons’ Conference

Sep. 8, 2016 -  
Register now for the 24th annual San Joaquin Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) Conference scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 1, at the University of the Pacific in Stockton. This popular daylong event introduces young women in grades 6-12 to a variety of challenging careers through hands-on workshops to...
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Three researchers make ‘Forty Under Forty’ list

Aug. 30, 2016 -  
Diablo Magazine featured three Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers in their 2016 “Forty Under Forty” issue. The annual list recognizes young professionals in the East Bay who are leading the charge in their fields. Experimental physicist Tammy Ma was No. 3 on the list for her...