Posts tagged with "Education"

For article Engineer wins scholarship for women veterans

Engineer wins scholarship for women veterans

March 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

March 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’

March 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

March 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

March 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...
For article Day at the Laboratory introduces underserved Bay Area students to careers in STEM

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...
Science on Saturday

‘Science on Saturday’ final lecture explores building better nano-bots for health, energy

Feb. 22, 2017 -  
Who : Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists Matt Coleman, Amy Rasley and Wei He, along with Tracy High School science teacher Erin McKay, will present “Building Biologically Inspired Nano-Bots,” the fourth and final lecture in the 2017 Science on Saturday series. The series theme...
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‘Science On Saturday’ lecture to explore 3D printing — from imagination to realization

Feb. 16, 2017 -  
Who: Lawrence Livermore scientists Eric Duoss, Chris Spadaccini, Julie Jackson, William Smith and Melody Golobic, along with Tracy High School science teacher Dean Reese, will present “3D Printing: From Imagination to Realization,” the third lecture in the 2017 Science on Saturday series . The...
Science on Screen

‘Science On Screen’ series returns to Modesto

Feb. 10, 2017 -  
LIVERMORE, California -- Now in its third year, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is once again partnering with the State Theatre in Modesto to bring " Science on Screen " to the theater one Saturday a month from February through April. Science on Screen is a free, educational program...
Science on Saturday

‘Science On Saturday’ lecture series to reconstruct a rabies epidemic: byte by byte

Feb. 8, 2017 -  
Who : Lawrence Livermore scientists Monica Borucki and Jonathan Allen, along with Granada High School science teacher Elizabeth Lopez, will present “Reconstructing a Rabies Epidemic: Byte by Byte,” the second lecture in the 2017 Science on Saturday series. The series theme is “Ingenious Inventions...