Posts tagged with "Education"

'Fun with Science' as seen on TV

Mar. 21, 2013 -  
This month, the Lab's popular Fun with Science program is featured in a segment of 'Slice of Llfe,' a half-hour show aired on Tri-Valley community television, channel 30. The TV crew came to the Laboratory's Discovery Center while a fifth grade class from Vintage Hills School in Pleasanton was...

Local girls expand career horizons at Las Positas College

Mar. 5, 2013 -  
More than 300 girls in grades 6 through 9 got a peek at possible careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) when they descended on Las Positas College Saturday. Tri-Valley Expanding Your Horizons, an annual career conference now in its 34th year, was a success, according to the...

Media Advisory Lab's 'Science On Saturday' lecture explores next-generation diagnostic services

Feb. 14, 2013 -  
WHO: Lab researchers John Chang, Peter Haugen and Christine Paulson, and Tracy High School teacher Dean Reese will present " Medical Radar: Next-Generation Life-Saving Medical Diagnostic Devices ." WHAT: We live in a time when miraculous medical discoveries are occurring on a regular basis. However...

'Science on Saturday' lecture examines the extreme X-ray universe

Jan. 31, 2013 -  
" The Extreme X-ray Universe: Discovery Science with NASA's NuSTAR Mission ," by Lab scientists Michael Pivovaroff and Bill Craig, and Granada High School teacher Tom Sheffler is the second in the Science on Saturday series to be held Feb. 2 at the Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St., Livermore. Two...

LLNS announces recipients of $100,000 Community Gift Program 2012

Nov. 13, 2012 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (LLNS), the contract manager for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), has announced the recipients for the 2012 LLNS Community Gift Program. These gifts, totaling $100,000, reflect LLNS' commitment to the local communities. LLNS received 66...

Lab teams receive NNSA funding for STEM education in minority partnership

Nov. 5, 2012 -  
The Lab is one of six Department of Energy (DOE) sites that will receive funding along with 22 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), for research areas in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) announced in a...

Teacher channels students into science pipeline

Aug. 22, 2012 -  
Michael Sana hopes that his students will be as passionate about science as he is. As a biological science teacher and department head at Waipahu High School on the island of Oahu, Hawaii, Sana looks for ways to build partnerships that could help bring more Hawaiian students into the science...

UC Berkeley grad reserves time for neutron imaging project

Jul. 18, 2012 -  
For someone who is as excited about scientific research as Han Wang, there is no better place to thrive than at Lawrence Livermore Lab. A recent UC Berkeley graduate with a bachelor's degree in engineering mathematics, Wang is spending his summer balancing two very different jobs. As a Lab summer...

LLNS announces $100,000 community gift program for 2012

Jun. 11, 2012 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (LLNS) is kicking off its annual Community Gift Program to benefit local and area non-profit organizations for 2012. The program provides up to $100,000 in funding to support organizations addressing science, technology, engineering and/or mathematics (STEM...

Media advisory: Lawrence Livermore, Livermore school district to host NASA space station downlink

Jun. 4, 2012 -  
WHO: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District are teaming up to give students the opportunity to talk with astronauts aboard the International Space Station. WHAT: After submitting an application to NASA's education program, Livermore's...