Posts tagged with "Education"

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TECHNOLOchicas inspire Latina youth

Aug. 14, 2017 -  
“If you work hard, you can accomplish anything you set your mind to.” These are the inspirational words that Marisol Gamboa, a computer scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory , plans to share with young Latinas who may be pondering a career in a STEM field. Gamboa was one of six...
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Albala named STEM advocate of the year

Aug. 8, 2017 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ’s Joanna Albala was recently named the STEM Advocate of the Year by the Executive Council of the North Central Valley STEM Center (NCVSC), for going above and beyond in creating opportunities for students. The Executive Council of the NCVSC, which meets out...
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Registration opens Aug. 1 for annual San Joaquin ‘Expanding Your Horizons’ Conference

July 27, 2017 -  
Registration opens Aug. 1 for the 25th annual San Joaquin Expanding Your Horizons (SJEYH) Conference, scheduled for Sat., Sept. 23, at the University of the Pacific in Stockton. SJEYH is a popular daylong event, serving young women in grades 6-12, designed to increase interest in and foster...
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Lab, Osaka University expand collaboration

July 21, 2017 -  
Earlier this year, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) and Japan’s Osaka University signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to conduct academic exchange in mutually agreed areas of basic science and technology. This MOU replaces a previous five-year agreement continuing the...
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Laboratory looks to expand data science pipeline through internship program

July 3, 2017 -  
This summer, college students from all over the country are at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to be mentored by experts in machine learning, deep learning and big data analytics under the newly rechristened Data Science Summer Institute (DSSI) program. Previously known as Data Heroes, the...
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Lab engineer named veteran of the year

June 27, 2017 -  
Assemblywoman Catherine Baker has recognized Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) engineer Destiny Goddu as the 16 th Assembly District’s Veteran of the Year, adding to Goddu’s already impressive collection of awards. Baker (R-Dublin) issued the resolution honoring Goddu during a ceremony...
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Lab engages girls at San Joaquin STEM event

May 26, 2017 -  
The Laboratory participated in an educational outreach event held last month titled, “Engaging Girls in STEM: Making a Connection for Action,” at the San Joaquin County Office of Education facility in Stockton. More than 300 young women in grades 6-12 attended the program, which is part of a...
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‘Science On Screen’ takes to the cosmos with lecture on NASA mission, ‘The Martian’

May 17, 2017 -  
Who: The fifth and final installment in the 2017 Science on Screen series features Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientist Julia Vogel, who will present "Unraveling the High-Energy Universe With NASA's NuSTAR Mission.” In this informative and entertaining lecture, Vogel will discuss...
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Cybersecurity workshop for teens at library

May 4, 2017 -  
The Livermore Public Library will host a "Cyber Defense Challenge for Teens" on Wednesday, June 14. Two identical 90-minute sessions will be held from 10:30 a.m.-noon and 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. at the public library, 1188 S. Livermore Ave. The cyber challenges, run by Lab computer scientists, will offer...
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...