Register now for the annual San Joaquin 'Expanding Your Horizons' Conference

Sept. 3, 2019- 
Registration is open and spaces are filling up fast for the 26th annual San Joaquin Expanding Your Horizons (SJEYH) Conference, scheduled for Sat., Sept. 21, 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 awareness of careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). A...

Lawrence Livermore's popular lecture series returns to Chabot Space and Science Center

Oct. 17, 2018- 
LIVERMORE, California -- Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's (LLNL) popular lecture series, "Science on Saturday," returns to the Chabot Space and Science Center Saturday, Oct. 20, at 2 p.m., located at 10,000 Skyline Blvd. in Oakland. The series will offer two different lectures, Oct. 20 and Nov. 10, with the theme "Marvelous Machines." Each lecture is targeted to middle and high...

'Science on Saturday' lecture to discuss improving health through spectrometry

Feb. 8, 2018- 
WHO: Lawrence Livermore scientist Mike Malfatti, along with teacher Katherine Huang of Dougherty Valley High School, will present "Biomedical Acceleratory Mass Spectrometry: Improving Human Health One Atom at a Time," the second lecture in the 2018 Science on Saturday lineup that is part of Livermore’s Science and Engineering Month. The series theme is "Marvelous Machines." WHAT: Accelerator...

Lab's popular Science on Saturday lecture series returns with a look at marvelous machines

Jan. 10, 2018- 
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's (LLNL) popular lecture series, "Science on Saturday," returns Feb. 3 and runs through Feb. 24 at the Bankhead Theater, located at 2400 First St. in Livermore. The series will offer four different lectures with the theme "Marvelous Machines." Each lecture is presented by leading LLNL researchers who are joined by master high school science teachers. T...

LLNL's popular lecture series highlighting 'Ingenious Inventions' premieres in Oakland

Nov. 1, 2017- 
LIVERMORE, California -- Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's popular lecture series, "Science on Saturday," premieres Saturday, Nov. 4, at 2 p.m. at the Chabot Space and Science Center, located at 10,000 Skyline Blvd. in Oakland. The series will offer two different lectures, one each on Saturday, Nov. 4 and Nov. 18, with the theme "Ingenious Inventions." Each lecture is targeted to...

'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 is "Ingenious Inventions."What: This informative and entertaining lecture will cover how Lab...

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 cuts, Randy Pico and Bill Dunlop are volunteering to fill in local education gaps. In 2013,...

Unleash your inner scientist at the annual Bay Area Science Festival

Oct. 29, 2014- 
Test your knowledge of basic science, offer up solutions to the world’s energy and transportation needs or get up to your elbows in interactive experiments when the Bay Area Science Festival presents its fourth annual Discovery Day, Saturday, Nov. 1, at AT&T Park in San Francisco.Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory will have three booths on display, located on the playing field. Each...

Summer workshops provide hands-on learning for high school students

Aug. 4, 2014- 
Each summer, college students from around the world descend upon the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) to conduct research and experience what it is like to work at a national laboratory. While hosting college students at LLNL is commonplace, the presence of high school students onsite is a rarity.This summer, the University Relations and Science Education Program at LLNL hosted...

Summer workshops provide hands-on learning for high school students

Aug. 4, 2014- 
Each summer, college students from around the world descend upon the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) to conduct research and experience what it is like to work at a national laboratory. While hosting college students at LLNL is commonplace, the presence of high school students onsite is a rarity.This summer, the University Relations and Science Education Program at LLNL hosted...

Summer workshops provide hands-on learning for high school students

Aug. 4, 2014- 
Each summer, college students from around the world descend upon the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) to conduct research and experience what it is like to work at a national laboratory. While hosting college students at LLNL is commonplace, the presence of high school students onsite is a rarity.This summer, the University Relations and Science Education Program at LLNL hosted...

Teacher Research Academy summer series in full swing

July 3, 2014- 
While a good number of teachers are vacationing this time of the year, some teachers elect to continue the learning through the summer months tduring the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's (LLNL)Teacher Research Academy (TRA).The academy, which kicked off in June, is a summer-long series of professional development workshops for teachers and features content developed from LLNL research...

Department of Energy's Dot Harris honored for blazing path for women

May 9, 2014- 
LaDorris "Dot" Harris, director of the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity at the Department of Energy, was recently honored at the EmpowHer Institute's Girls to Greatness Luncheon, "Dream Big, Reach Higher,"  in Beverly Hills, California.The mission of theEmpowHer Institute is to empower girls and womento seek fulfilling and productive lives by helping them gain the skills necessary...

Department of Energy's Dot Harris honored for blazing path for women

May 9, 2014- 
LaDorris "Dot" Harris, director of the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity at the Department of Energy, was recently honored at the EmpowHer Institute's Girls to Greatness Luncheon, "Dream Big, Reach Higher,"  in Beverly Hills, California.The mission of theEmpowHer Institute is to empower girls and womento seek fulfilling and productive lives by helping them gain the skills necessary...

Department of Energy's Dot Harris honored for blazing path for women

May 9, 2014- 
LaDorris "Dot" Harris, director of the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity at the Department of Energy, was recently honored at the EmpowHer Institute's Girls to Greatness Luncheon, "Dream Big, Reach Higher,"  in Beverly Hills, California.The mission of theEmpowHer Institute is to empower girls and womento seek fulfilling and productive lives by helping them gain the skills necessary...

UC Merced students inspired by Laboratory visit

May 6, 2014- 
UC Merced students spent Friday touring Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), a place where some of them dream of working as a scientist or engineer.The group included 20 undergraduate and graduate students from the university's science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) Resource Center. The purpose of the visit was for LLNL to strengthen its collaboration with the state...

UC Merced students inspired by Laboratory visit

May 6, 2014- 
UC Merced students spent Friday touring Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), a place where some of them dream of working as a scientist or engineer.The group included 20 undergraduate and graduate students from the university's science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) Resource Center. The purpose of the visit was for LLNL to strengthen its collaboration with the state...

Lawrence Livermore information technology job shadow day a hit

May 1, 2014- 
Tuesday was no ordinary school day for 60 students and teachers, who visited the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) to take their education outside of the classroom and learn all about the Lab and information technology (IT). The event was hosted by The Office of the Chief Information Officer and Livermore Information Technology as part of the Department of Energy's IT Job Shadow...

Lawrence Livermore information technology job shadow day a hit

May 1, 2014- 
Tuesday was no ordinary school day for 60 students and teachers, who visited the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) to take their education outside of the classroom and learn all about the Lab and information technology (IT). The event was hosted by The Office of the Chief Information Officer and Livermore Information Technology as part of the Department of Energy's IT Job Shadow...

Lawrence Livermore information technology job shadow day a hit

May 1, 2014- 
Tuesday was no ordinary school day for 60 students and teachers, who visited the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) to take their education outside of the classroom and learn all about the Lab and information technology (IT). The event was hosted by The Office of the Chief Information Officer and Livermore Information Technology as part of the Department of Energy's IT Job Shadow...