Posts tagged with "Education"

Teacher Research Academy

Register now for Teacher Research Academy

May. 3, 2017 -  
LIVERMORE, California – Register now for the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) 2017 Teacher Research Academy (TRA). The TRA offers middle and high school science teachers and community college faculty a professional development curriculum during the summer at the Edward Teller Education...
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Lab offers 3D design summer academy

May. 1, 2017 -  
LIVERMORE, California – Register now for the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) 3D Design Summer Academy for enrolled, degree-pursuing community college students. This weeklong workshop will be held June 12-16 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily at the Edward Teller Education Center (ETEC) at...
Science on Screen

Science on Screen: Livermorium vs. Iron Man

Apr. 27, 2017 -  
Who: The fourth installment in the Science on Screen series features Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientist, Dawn Shaughnessy, who will present "Behold Livermorium: A Quest for New Elements.” In this informative and entertaining lecture, Shaughnessy will cover how scientists create...
Teacher Research Academy

Registration for Teacher Research Academy

Mar. 30, 2017 -  
LIVERMORE, California – Registration is open for the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) 2017 Teacher Research Academy (TRA). The TRA offers middle- and high-school science teachers and community college faculty professional development curriculum during the summer at the Edward Teller...

Engineer wins scholarship for women veterans

Mar. 23, 2017 -  
U.S. Marine veteran Destiny Goddu has spent her whole life working with machines. As a young girl growing up in Livermore, she helped her father, a mechanic, disassemble and rebuild car engines and tinkered with auto parts in the family garage. After joining the Marines, she worked on missile...
Vets To Tech Program

Lab honored for Vets to Tech program

Mar. 14, 2017 -  
For veterans returning from military service and attempting to readjust to civilian life and the classroom, the transition can be a culture shock. To help give veterans on-the-job experience while they continue their education in engineering, math and physics -- in addition to solving a need for...
Science on Screen

Science On Screen pairs lecture on rabies epidemic with film, ‘Contagion’

Mar. 14, 2017 -  
Who: The second installment in the Science on Scree n series features Lawrence Livermore scientists Monica Borucki and Jonathan Allen, who will present “Reconstructing a Rabies Epidemic: Byte by Byte.” This informative and entertaining lecture will explain how biologists and computer scientists...
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STEM Day at the Lab gives underserved students a taste of the wonders of science

Mar. 6, 2017 -  
Before 13-year-old Elijah Brown started classes at Willie Brown Middle School, he’d had little access to computers and science labs. Led by his natural curiosity about how smartphones worked, he developed an interest in computer coding, a spark he carried to his school in San Francisco, which is...
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Girls explore STEM careers at conference

Mar. 3, 2017 -  
More than 300 young women attended the 39th annual Tri-Valley Expanding Your Horizons (TVEYH) conference last weekend at Diablo Valley College, San Ramon Campus. See the video . The goal of the conference is to spark girls' interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in a...

Day at the Laboratory introduces underserved Bay Area students to careers in STEM

Feb. 27, 2017 -  
Who : The Laboratory will host a special event, “Day at the Lab” (formerly known as My Brother’s Keeper), with more than 250 students from school districts in Livermore, San Francisco, Oakland, Central Contra Costa, West Contra Costa, Richmond and Tracy. What : The goal of this event is to engage...