Posts tagged with "Education"


Lab and Las Positas College honor inaugural graduates from veterans engineering program

May 4, 2016 -  
Two years ago, Las Positas College student and U.S. Marine Corps veteran Tony Diaz joined the school’s Engineering Technology Program for Veterans with a mission in mind: to build his skills and eventually land a job at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. On Tuesday, Diaz was among eight...
IT job shadow day

Fourth annual Job Shadow Day sheds light on breadth of LLNL IT activities for local students

April 28, 2016 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's Office of the Chief Information Officer and Livermore Information Technology (LivIT) hosted 78 students and teachers Wednesday for the fourth annual Information Technology (IT) Job Shadow Day. Students and teachers from Amador, Dougherty, Dublin, Granada,...
science on saturday

‘Science On Saturday’ lecture In Tracy explores human physiology on a microchip

April 26, 2016 -  
Who: Lawrence Livermore scientists Elizabeth Wheeler, Monica Moya, Kris Kulp, Sarah Felix and Heather Enright, along with teacher Erin McKay of Tracy High School, will present “iCHIP: Human Physiology in the Palm of Your Hand,” taking their popular Science on Saturday presentation, featured earlier...
Tracy Science on Saturday

Media advisory: 'Science on Saturday' in Tracy explores fusion and creating a sun on earth

April 20, 2016 -  
Who: Lawrence Livermore scientist Tammy Ma and teacher Tom Shefler of Granada High School will present “Harnessing Fusion: Creating a Sun on Earth.” This popular Science on Saturday presentation was featured earlier this year in Livermore. What: The 2016 Science on Saturday series highlights women...
Science on Saturday

‘Science On Saturday’ lectures comes to Tracy

April 12, 2016 -  
LIVERMORE, California — Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's popular "Science on Saturday” lecture series is going to Tracy, reprising two presentations that were featured earlier this year in Livermore that highlight women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The free...
Science on Screen

‘Science on Screen’ pairs bioengineering lecture with adventure film ‘The Fantastic Voyage’

April 6, 2016 -  
WHO : The final installment in the 2016 Science on Screen series features Lawrence Livermore bioengineers Monica Moya and Elizabeth Wheeler, who will present “iChip: Human Physiology in the Palm of Your Hand.” The pair will discuss their work at the Lab’s Center for Micro and Nano Technology. This...
For article Calling science teachers: Registration open for 2016 Teacher Research Academies

Calling science teachers: Registration open for 2016 Teacher Research Academies

April 5, 2016 -  
LIVERMORE, California – Registration is open for the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) 2016 Teacher Research Academies (TRA). The TRA offers middle and high school science teachers and community college faculty a professional development curriculum during the summer months at the Edward...
science fair

Local students receive top honors at Synopsys Alameda County Science and Engineering Fair

March 23, 2016 -  
Nearly 700 Bay Area students participated in the fifth annual Synopsys Alameda County Science & Engineering Fair held recently at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. This regional competition, organized by the Alameda County Science and Engineering Fair Association (a nonprofit 501C3), drew more...
science on screen

‘Science On Screen’ pairs fusion lecture with the blockbuster film ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’

March 11, 2016 -  
WHO : The second installment in the Science on Screen series features Lawrence Livermore astrophysicist Tammy Ma, who will present “Harnessing Fusion: Creating a Sun on Earth.” Ma will discuss her work at the National Ignition Facility, which houses the world’s largest and most powerful laser...
My Brother's Keeper

Laboratory hosts underprivileged Bay Area youth for 'My Brother’s Keeper' Day

March 3, 2016 -  
Anthony Roy, an eighth-grader at Montera Middle School in Oakland, enjoys math and science, and besides dreaming of becoming a basketball star or lawyer, he wants to create his own smartphone apps. But his school doesn’t have the resources many other students take for granted, such as a computer or...