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Science on Screen

Science on Screen: Livermorium vs. Iron Man

April 27, 2017 -  
Who: The fourth installment in the Science on Screen series features Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientist, Dawn Shaughnessy, who will present "Behold Livermorium: A Quest for New Elements.” In this informative and entertaining lecture, Shaughnessy will cover how scientists create...

Gallucci on re-emergence of nuclear weapons

April 25, 2017 -  
Who: Robert Gallucci, an American ambassador and diplomat, will share insight and new perspectives on nuclear weapons as a re-emerging global concern in a Rae Dorough Speaker Series presentation. Gallucci has extensive experience in national security, including nuclear crises, and has held a...
Teacher Research Academy

Registration for Teacher Research Academy

March 30, 2017 -  
LIVERMORE, California – Registration is open for the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) 2017 Teacher Research Academy (TRA). The TRA offers middle- and high-school science teachers and community college faculty professional development curriculum during the summer at the Edward Teller...
For article Engineer wins scholarship for women veterans

Engineer wins scholarship for women veterans

March 23, 2017 -  
U.S. Marine veteran Destiny Goddu has spent her whole life working with machines. As a young girl growing up in Livermore, she helped her father, a mechanic, disassemble and rebuild car engines and tinkered with auto parts in the family garage. After joining the Marines, she worked on missile...
Vets To Tech Program

Lab honored for Vets to Tech program

March 14, 2017 -  
For veterans returning from military service and attempting to readjust to civilian life and the classroom, the transition can be a culture shock. To help give veterans on-the-job experience while they continue their education in engineering, math and physics -- in addition to solving a need for...
Science on Screen

Science On Screen pairs lecture on rabies epidemic with film, ‘Contagion’

March 14, 2017 -  
Who: The second installment in the Science on Scree n series features Lawrence Livermore scientists Monica Borucki and Jonathan Allen, who will present “Reconstructing a Rabies Epidemic: Byte by Byte.” This informative and entertaining lecture will explain how biologists and computer scientists...
stem day

STEM Day at the Lab gives underserved students a taste of the wonders of science

March 6, 2017 -  
Before 13-year-old Elijah Brown started classes at Willie Brown Middle School, he’d had little access to computers and science labs. Led by his natural curiosity about how smartphones worked, he developed an interest in computer coding, a spark he carried to his school in San Francisco, which is...

Girls explore STEM careers at conference

March 3, 2017 -  
More than 300 young women attended the 39th annual Tri-Valley Expanding Your Horizons (TVEYH) conference last weekend at Diablo Valley College, San Ramon Campus. See the video . The goal of the conference is to spark girls' interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in a...
For article Day at the Laboratory introduces underserved Bay Area students to careers in STEM

Day at the Laboratory introduces underserved Bay Area students to careers in STEM

Feb. 27, 2017 -  
Who : The Laboratory will host a special event, “Day at the Lab” (formerly known as My Brother’s Keeper), with more than 250 students from school districts in Livermore, San Francisco, Oakland, Central Contra Costa, West Contra Costa, Richmond and Tracy. What : The goal of this event is to engage...

Tri-Valley ‘Expanding Your Horizons’ conference returns this weekend at Diablo Valley College

Feb. 23, 2017 -  
Who : More than 300 girls in grades 6-9 will gather to meet scientists and engineers and explore careers in math and science at the 39th annual Tri-Valley Expanding Your Horizons Conference . What : The Tri-Valley Expanding Your Horizons Conference is an annual event geared to increase interest and...