Posts tagged with "Education"

For article Lab employee's belief in education shapes his volunteer efforts

Lab employee's belief in education shapes his volunteer efforts

Nov. 19, 2013 -  
Editor's Note: This is one in a series of articles about Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees who volunteer for various non-profit agencies. This is just a sampling. Bryan Balazs believes that education is one of the keys to improving people's lives throughout the world. That's why he...
For article A quest to expand educational opportunities in rural East Africa

A quest to expand educational opportunities in rural East Africa

Nov. 7, 2013 -  
Editor's Note: This is one in a series of articles about Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees who volunteer for various non-profit agencies. Some of these agencies are available for employees to donate to through the Helping Others More Effectively (HOME) Campaign. This is just a...
For article EYH conference inspires girls to consider science and math careers

EYH conference inspires girls to consider science and math careers

Oct. 29, 2013 -  
It was no typical Saturday at the University of the Pacific in Stockton earlier this month when more than 400 young women wearing pink "Girl Power" T-shirts converged upon the campus excited to see science in action at the 21st annual San Joaquin Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) conference. The goal...
For article LLNL/Las Positas College 'Science and Engineering Seminar Series' launches new season

LLNL/Las Positas College 'Science and Engineering Seminar Series' launches new season

Oct. 3, 2013 -  
Nicholas Be, postdoctoral research scientist in the Biosciences and Biotechnology Division at LLNL, will present " Combating Infections: Fighting to Heal Wounds from the Battlefield," on Tuesday, Oct. 8, from 6-7:15 p.m. at Las Positas College. The presentation is provided in partnership by LLNL...

Media advisory: EYH Conference

Sept. 30, 2013 -  
WHO: Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC, Sandia National Laboratories and the University of the Pacific School of Engineering and Computer Science will co-sponsor the 21st annual San Joaquin Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) conference. See the Website for more information. WHAT: The popular...
For article Lab engineer brings science and technology to Bay Area youth

Lab engineer brings science and technology to Bay Area youth

Sept. 19, 2013 -  
Victor Castillo is focused on helping students succeed using his favorite tools: science and technology. The quantitative risk analysis group leader at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) Computational Engineering Division has spent many years giving back to the Bay Area community through...
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...