Posts tagged with "Education"


Media advisory: Tri-Valley ‘Expanding Your Horizons’ Conference at Las Positas College

Feb. 24, 2016 -  
WHO : More than 300 girls in grades 6-9 will gather to meet scientists and engineers and explore careers in math and science at the 38 th annual Tri-Valley Expanding Your Horizon’s Conference . WHAT : The Tri-Valley Expanding Your Horizons Conference is an annual event geared to increase interest...

Media Advisory: ‘Science on Saturday’ lecture looks at fusion and creating a sun on Earth

Feb. 18, 2016 -  
WHO: Lawrence Livermore scientist Tammy Ma and teacher Tom Shefler of Granada High School will present “Harnessing Fusion: Creating a Sun on Earth,” the third lecture in the 2016 Science on Saturday series. The series theme is “Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).” WHAT...

Media advisory: ‘Science on Saturday’ lecture to explore human physiology on a microchip

Feb. 11, 2016 -  
WHO : Lawrence Livermore scientists Elizabeth Wheeler, Monica Moya, Kris Kulp, Sarah Felix and Heather Enright, along with teacher Erin McKay of Tracy High School, will present “iCHIP: Human Physiology in the Palm of Your Hand,” the second lecture in the 2016 Science on Saturday series with the...
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‘Science On Screen’ series returns to Modesto

Feb. 10, 2016 -  
LIVERMORE, California -- Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is once again partnering with The State Theatre in Modesto to bring " Science on Screen " to the theatre one Saturday a month from February through April. The Science on Screen series is a free educational program geared to...

Media Advisory: Laboratory showcases 'Art of Science' at the Livermore Library

Feb. 5, 2016 -  
WHO: With the City of Livermore proclaiming February as Science and Engineering month , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory joins in the celebration by showcasing scientific research with a unique monthlong exhibit titled, "The Art of Science," at the Livermore Public Library. WHAT: The exhibit...

'Science on Saturday' lecture takes a walk down the periodic table and explores Livermorium

Feb. 3, 2016 -  
WHO : Lawrence Livermore scientist Dawn Shaughnessy and Katherine Huang, a Dougherty Valley High School teacher, will present “Behold Livermorium: A Quest for New Elements,” the kickoff lecture for the 2016 Science on Saturday series featuring women in science, technology, engineering and...
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Lecture series highlights women in STEM

Jan. 25, 2016 -  
LIVERMORE, California — Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's popular lecture series "Science on Saturday" returns Feb. 6 and runs through Feb. 27. The series will offer four lectures with the theme “Women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).” The lectures are free and...

Registration opens Jan. 26 for Tri-Valley ‘Expanding Your Horizons’ Conference

Jan. 21, 2016 -  
The 38 th annual Tri-Valley Expanding Your Horizons Conference will be held Saturday, Feb. 27, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Las Positas College Gymnasium, 3000 Campus Hill Drive, Livermore. Registration for the conference opens Tuesday, Jan. 26, at 10 a.m. for Tri-Valley students, and Tuesday, Feb...

Inspiring youth to pursue STEM education

Dec. 2, 2015 -  
Editor's Note: During the HOME Campaign, Public Affairs will run a series of articles about Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees who volunteer for various nonprofit agencies. _______________ Networking always has been important to Darlene Yazzie, a facility coordinator in the Operations...

Veteran interns get taste of 'dream' jobs at LLNL

Nov. 11, 2015 -  
Growing up in Livermore, Frankie Stoneham never pictured herself as an engineer. She didn’t particularly like math and, like many military veterans, wasn’t sure what she wanted to do once her service ended. But over this past summer, Stoneham, a first-year student at Las Positas College and former...