Posts tagged with "Education"

Girls Who Code volunteers

Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District recognizes ‘Girls Who Code’ volunteers

Jan. 26, 2017 -  
Thanks to the efforts of volunteers from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), more than 150 students at Livermore middle and high schools were introduced to coding and basic computer programming last fall during after-school " Girls Who Code " clubs. The 22 Laboratory mentors were...

Meet Madison Martin

Jan. 20, 2017 -  
Editor's Note: This is one in a series of articles highlighting the diverse group of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory postdocs and graduate scholars. _________ Full name: Madison Martin Hometown: Cooper City, Florida Educational background: Martin received a bachelor’s degree in math and...
TAMU

Laboratory begins engineering internship program with Texas A&M University

Jan. 19, 2017 -  
Looking to ramp up hiring of engineers and extend its reach into the country’s top engineering schools, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is launching an internship program with Texas A&M University (TAMU) that will bring promising engineering students to the Lab starting this...
sacks

Introducing Ryan Sacks

Jan. 13, 2017 -  
Editor's Note: This is one in a series of articles highlighting the diverse group of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory postdocs. The postdoc program at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory provides opportunities for postdocs to conduct world-class research in an exciting, diverse and often...
perks

Lab ranks competitively in employee ‘perks’

Jan. 12, 2017 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) ranks ninth overall in employee "perks" compared to other high tech companies nationwide. The ranking was received after LLNL was evaluated in a 2016 study conducted by Willis Towers Watson . The Laboratory was one of 28 companies that participated in...
hr award

Laboratory leadership development programs earn top awards for excellence in 2016

Jan. 9, 2017 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) received two top honors in 2016 for implementing a comprehensive leadership development training program, designed to grow leaders at all levels of the organization. The Leadership & Management Development Program, implemented by the Training and...
HOME Campaign

Lab employees help fill education gaps

Dec. 2, 2016 -  
Editor's Note: During the Helping Others More Effectively (HOME) Campaign, Public Affairs will run a series of articles about Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees who volunteer for various nonprofit agencies. ________ In the face of underserved communities and school district budget...

LLNL brings science to the masses

Nov. 9, 2016 -  
More than 25,000 people packed into AT&T Park Saturday for the San Francisco Bay Area Science Festival' s Discovery Day, a day of hands-on experiments, exhibits, games and shows. The event was the culmination of the Bay Area Science Festival's weeklong science festivities, which featured more...

Celebrate your inner scientist at Discovery Day at AT&T Park in San Francisco

Nov. 2, 2016 -  
Aspiring scientists and budding engineers – the Bay Area Science Festival is calling you. Now in its sixth year, the festival will hold its annual Discovery Day at AT&T Park in San Francisco on Saturday, Nov. 5. Discovery Day features hundreds of activities to test your knowledge of basic...
research slam

Postdocs shine at Laboratory ‘Research Slam!’

Oct. 26, 2016 -  
The Laboratory is home to a workforce of world-class scientific talent, a pool that includes a population of 229 postdoctoral researchers, who are a critical component in executing the Lab’s mission. To showcase their diverse projects and to provide an opportunity for them to hone their...