Posts tagged with "Education"

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...
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Girls explore engineering careers at conference

March 2, 2016 -  
More than 300 local girls, excited to learn about engineering, flocked to the Las Positas Campus on Saturday for the 38th annual Tri-Valley Expanding Your Horizons (TVEYH) conference. The goal of the conference is to spark girls’ interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)...
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Media advisory: Lab reaches out to disadvantaged youth with 'My Brother's Keeper'

Feb. 26, 2016 -  
Who : The Laboratory will host an encore ‘My Brother’s Keeper Lab Day’ event with approximately 160-170 students attending from school districts in San Francisco, Oakland, Mount Diablo, West Contra Costa, Richmond and Tracy. What : President Barack Obama launched the My Brother's Keeper (MBK)...
Science on Saturday

Media advisory: ‘Science on Saturday’ lecture explores the world through statistics

Feb. 25, 2016 -  
Who : Lawrence Livermore scientist Ana Kupresanin and teacher Richard Newton of Tracy High School will present “From Basketball and Medicine to Climate: Understanding the World Through Statistics,” the fourth and final lecture in the 2016 Science on Saturday series. The series theme is “Women in...
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Media advisory: Tri-Valley ‘Expanding Your Horizons’ Conference at Las Positas College

Feb. 24, 2016 -  
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 38 th annual Tri-Valley Expanding Your Horizon’s Conference . WHAT : The Tri-Valley Expanding Your Horizons Conference is an annual event geared to increase interest...
For article Media Advisory: ‘Science on Saturday’ lecture looks at fusion and creating a sun on Earth

Media Advisory: ‘Science on Saturday’ lecture looks at fusion and creating a sun on Earth

Feb. 18, 2016 -  
WHO: Lawrence Livermore scientist Tammy Ma and teacher Tom Shefler of Granada High School will present “Harnessing Fusion: Creating a Sun on Earth,” the third lecture in the 2016 Science on Saturday series. The series theme is “Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).” WHAT...
For article Media advisory: ‘Science on Saturday’ lecture to explore human physiology on a microchip

Media advisory: ‘Science on Saturday’ lecture to explore human physiology on a microchip

Feb. 11, 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,” the second lecture in the 2016 Science on Saturday series with the...
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‘Science On Screen’ series returns to Modesto

Feb. 10, 2016 -  
LIVERMORE, California -- Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is once again partnering with The State Theatre in Modesto to bring " Science on Screen " to the theatre one Saturday a month from February through April. The Science on Screen series is a free educational program geared to...
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Media Advisory: Laboratory showcases 'Art of Science' at the Livermore Library

Feb. 5, 2016 -  
WHO: With the City of Livermore proclaiming February as Science and Engineering month , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory joins in the celebration by showcasing scientific research with a unique monthlong exhibit titled, "The Art of Science," at the Livermore Public Library. WHAT: The exhibit...
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'Science on Saturday' lecture takes a walk down the periodic table and explores Livermorium

Feb. 3, 2016 -  
WHO : Lawrence Livermore scientist Dawn Shaughnessy and Katherine Huang, a Dougherty Valley High School teacher, will present “Behold Livermorium: A Quest for New Elements,” the kickoff lecture for the 2016 Science on Saturday series featuring women in science, technology, engineering and...