Posts tagged with "Education"

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...
eyh

Girls empowered to expand their horizons

Sep. 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

Sep. 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...

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...
eyh

Registration opens Aug. 1 for annual San Joaquin ‘Expanding Your Horizons’ Conference

Jul. 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

Jul. 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...
data science

Laboratory looks to expand data science pipeline through internship program

Jul. 3, 2017 -  
This summer, college students from all over the country are at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to be mentored by experts in machine learning, deep learning and big data analytics under the newly rechristened Data Science Summer Institute (DSSI) program. Previously known as Data Heroes, the...
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Lab engineer named veteran of the year

Jun. 27, 2017 -  
Assemblywoman Catherine Baker has recognized Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) engineer Destiny Goddu as the 16 th Assembly District’s Veteran of the Year, adding to Goddu’s already impressive collection of awards. Baker (R-Dublin) issued the resolution honoring Goddu during a ceremony...
STEM

Lab engages girls at San Joaquin STEM event

May. 26, 2017 -  
The Laboratory participated in an educational outreach event held last month titled, “Engaging Girls in STEM: Making a Connection for Action,” at the San Joaquin County Office of Education facility in Stockton. More than 300 young women in grades 6-12 attended the program, which is part of a...