Posts tagged with "Education"

merced students

Two-week workshop lets UC Merced students step into shoes of Lab computer scientists

June 12, 2019 -  
University of California Merced student Asmaa Mohamed, who immigrated to the U.S. from Egypt in 2013, recently graduated with a bachelor’s degree in developmental biology. She plans on pursuing her Ph.D. through Dartmouth College and is studying immunology in hopes of someday creating novel cancer...
For article STEM Day at the Lab enlightens students

STEM Day at the Lab enlightens students

May 7, 2019 -  
Students from eight schools across the Bay Area (primarily Oakland and San Francisco) visited Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) for STEM Day at the Lab , a daylong interactive event focused on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) for students from underserved...
biotech

Lawrence Livermore offers biotechnology summer experience for high school students

April 30, 2019 -  
Back by popular demand, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) will host a Biotechnology Summer Experience for high school students (age 16 and older) to engage in a research project in molecular biology and bioinformatics. This immersive 10-day experience runs weekdays July 15-26 at the...
For article Former Lab scientist named MJC president

Former Lab scientist named MJC president

April 26, 2019 -  
When environmental scientist Jim Houpis left Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) more than two decades ago to pursue a career in education, he never imagined he’d become a college president. But that’s exactly what’s happened. Twenty-three years after leaving LLNL in 1996, Houpis is now...
academy

Lab's 3D Design Summer Academy for community college students returns

April 17, 2019 -  
The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) 3D Design Summer Academy is back by popular demand. Community college students are invited to register for this popular workshop, held at LLNL’s Edward Teller Education Center June 24-28 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Participating students will...
For article Register now for the Teacher Research Academy

Register now for the Teacher Research Academy

April 15, 2019 -  
Are you a teacher in need of professional development? Are you longing to learn how to bring the latest in science and technology into your classroom? If so, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) 2019 Teacher Research Academy (TRA) is the answer. The TRA offers middle and high school...
For article Lawrence Livermore's  ‘Science on Screen’ brings neuroscience to the movies

Lawrence Livermore's ‘Science on Screen’ brings neuroscience to the movies

March 12, 2019 -  
Now in its fifth year, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) is once again partnering with The State Theatre in Modesto to bring " Science on Screen " to the theater two Saturdays a month in March and April. The 2019 theme is all about the brain. Science on Screen is a free educational...
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Girls inspired to ‘never give up’ in their pursuits

March 1, 2019 -  
The Tri-Valley Expanding Your Horizons ( TVEYH ) conference recently celebrated its 40 th anniversary with more than 300 young women attending the daylong event to learn about careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). See the video on Facebook. This year's theme, "Never...
sos

SOS: How scientists use modeling to determine how therapeutics cross the blood brain barrier

Feb. 20, 2019 -  
WHO: LLNL scientists Tim Carpenter and Nicholas Be, with teacher Dan Burns of Los Gatos High School, will present “Crossing the Blood-Brain Barrier: One Byte at a Time,” the fourth and final lecture in the 2019 Science on Saturday series that highlights the many facets of the brain. WHAT: The talk...
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‘Science On Saturday’ to cover how scientists use 3D printing in cancer research

Feb. 13, 2019 -  
WHO: LLNL scientists Monica Moya, Javier Alvarado, Karen Dubbin, William Hynes and Claire Robertson, with teacher Melody McGill of Roosevelt Junior High School, will present “Seed, Soil and Spread: 3D Bioprinted Model for Metastatic Brain Tumors,” the third lecture in the 2019 Science on Saturday...