Posts tagged with "Education"

For article LLNL hosts plasma physics summer school

LLNL hosts plasma physics summer school

Sept. 17, 2013 -  
Three students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) participated in a two-week plasma physics summer school at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). The course, "Introduction to the Analysis of Spectra from High-Temperature Plasmas," was a concentrated introduction to...
For article Deadline approaches for Lawrence Livermore National Security's Community Gift Program

Deadline approaches for Lawrence Livermore National Security's Community Gift Program

Aug. 28, 2013 -  
The deadline for submitting applications to Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (LLNS)'s annual Community Gift Program to benefit local and area nonprofit organizations is quickly approaching. LLNS manages Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) for the U.S. Department of Energy's...
For article 'Route 66 to the Atomic West' class visits the Lab

'Route 66 to the Atomic West' class visits the Lab

Aug. 1, 2013 -  
It's the road trip of a lifetime. One professor and 19 students traveling through 11 states in 27 days across the American West to develop an in-depth understanding of western Cold War, urban and cultural history. "Route 66 to the Atomic West" is a class offered by the University of West Florida (...
For article Laboratory academy provides teachers with 'real world' context to teach science

Laboratory academy provides teachers with 'real world' context to teach science

July 23, 2013 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif., - California and Hawaii teachers seeking real-world knowledge to teach biotech and computational modeling are attending the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's (LLNL) Teacher Research Academy that began on July 22. The academy is a summer-long series of professional...
For article Lab to present summer series of 'Fun with Science'

Lab to present summer series of 'Fun with Science'

July 16, 2013 -  
WHO: The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is holding a special summer series of its popular "Fun with Science" program, presented by the award winning Nick Williams . WHAT: Designed for children at the fifth grade level (though it also can be enjoyed by children younger and older), the free...
For article Veteran overcomes obstacles on path to Engineering internship

Veteran overcomes obstacles on path to Engineering internship

July 1, 2013 -  
(Editor's note: Among an outstanding group of summer students currently at the Lab is an engineering student who has overcome several significant obstacles. Eric Browy was wounded while serving our country in Iraq, and is currently working on a master's degree in optical science and engineering at...
For article 'Fun with Science' as seen on TV

'Fun with Science' as seen on TV

March 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...
For article Local girls expand career horizons at Las Positas College

Local girls expand career horizons at Las Positas College

March 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...
For article 'Science on Saturday' lecture examines the extreme X-ray universe

'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...