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Digital Mammography System Aided By Collaboration With Livermore Researchers Receives Fda Approval

Sept. 26, 2001 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. – A Denver, Colo. company that worked with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers announced Tuesday that it has received Food & Drug Administration approval for its digital mammography system. Fischer Imaging Corporation partnered with LLNL from 1993 to 1996 on...

U.S. facing tough choices on terrorism

Sept. 21, 2001 -  
By Don Johnston Newsline staff writer In the wake of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon in Washington Sept. 11, the nation is going to have to face some “uncomfortable options” in domestic and foreign policy to combat terrorism, according to Jay Davis,...

Annual salary review under way

Sept. 21, 2001 -  
Salary Chart The annual October Salary Review for Laboratory employees is now under way. The review process is scheduled to run through noon on Oct. 16, when all salary actions must be finalized. Both biweekly and monthly paid employees will see changes reflected in their Nov. 30 paychecks. All...

Committee to select survey thrust areas

Sept. 21, 2001 -  
A steering committee formed to analyze the results of the employee survey, “Assessing the Workplace,” is finalizing its selection of five thrust areas that will be addressed by special survey action teams. Leaders for the action teams will be picked by the steering committee, while members will be...

Russia to partner on dialysis equipment

Sept. 21, 2001 -  
The annual October Salary Review for Laboratory employees is now under way. The review process is scheduled to run through noon on Oct. 16, when all salary actions must be finalized. Both biweekly and monthly paid employees will see changes reflected in their Nov. 30 paychecks. All increases will...

Engineering AD to leave the Lab for Georgetown University post

Sept. 21, 2001 -  
Spiros Dimolitsas, Associate Director for Engineering, has resigned to take a position with Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., as Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer. Dimolitsas, who came to LLNL in 1995, will join Georgetown University effective Nov. 12. As the...

Laboratory Employee Named Fellow of the American Nuclear Society

Sept. 21, 2001 -  
LIVERMORE— Craig Smith, a nuclear engineer at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, has been selected to receive the title of fellow of the American Nuclear Society, or ANS. Smith was honored for his "outstanding accomplishments" in the field of nuclear health, safety and regulation as well as...

LLNL's Science & Technology Symposium Attracts 100 California Teachers

Sept. 17, 2001 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif — More than 100 high school and community college science teachers from throughout California are slated to arrive at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory on Friday for the second annual Edward Teller Science & Technology Education Symposium. The teachers will spend two...
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Spiros Dimolitsas Joins Georgetown University As Senior Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer

Sept. 17, 2001 -  
Dr. Spiros Dimolitsas, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s Associate Director for Engineering, has resigned to take a position with Georgetown University in Washington, DC as Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer. Dimolitsas, who came to LLNL in 1995, will join Georgetown...

Questions and Answers for LLNL Employees in Relation to Terrorist Emergency

Sept. 11, 2001 -  
Yes. The controller’s office guidelines will be published Wednesday, Sept. 12. How do I find out when/if to come back to work? What is the hotline? URL? Check the external Web page, http://www.llnl.gov ; call 424-LLNL (5565), stay tuned for updates on radio station KKIQ, 101.7 FM, or contact your...

Laboratory Response to Terrorist Emergency

Sept. 11, 2001 -  
The Laboratory remains open under enhanced security operations. Truck deliveries are being searched before acceptance. Security checks have been moved to the outer perimeter. Security force is at a heightened security level. South Mall area is closed to public access. We have no reason to believe...

Laboratory Response to Terrorist Emergency–Update–

Sept. 11, 2001 -  
UPDATE: The Laboratory remains open for essential functions under enhanced security operations. - Truck deliveries are being searched before acceptance. - Security checks have been moved to the outer perimeter. - Security force is at a heightened security level. - South Mall area is closed to...

Laboratory Response to Terrorist Emergency –Final Update–

Sept. 11, 2001 -  
FINAL UPDATE: The Emergency Management Center will remain open until 8 a.m. Wednesday as part of the federal emergency response. The Public Affairs Office will be staffed until 12 a.m. Wednesday. We have no reason to believe that the Laboratory or its employees have been targeted. Non-essential...

Brown bag discussion on diversity workshop

Sept. 7, 2001 -  
A daylong diversity workshop initiated by NNSA’s Gen. John Gordon for administrators and personnel from Lawrence Livermore, Los Alamos and Sandia national laboratories was held Aug. 24 in Albuquerque, N. M. The meeting was attended by 16 LLNL representatives, including Jeff Wadsworth, Deputy...

Majority of employees ‘proud to be associated’ with Lab— Lab will decipher data to decide course of action

Sept. 7, 2001 -  
After the results from the employee survey, “Assessing the Workplace” were unveiled, Associate Director for Administration Jan Tulk assured employees gathered in the Bldg. 123 auditorium and watching on live Lab TV that action will be forthcoming based on those results. Tulk thanked employees for “...

Majority of employees ‘proud to be associated’ with Lab

Sept. 7, 2001 -  
More than 80 percent of the workforce says it is “proud to be associated” with the Laboratory, according to results from the employee survey, “Assess-ing the Workplace.” Laboratory employees, on the whole, gave high marks for the level of safety at LLNL, their work role and involvement, and overall...

Lab presents new line of thought on solar corona

Sept. 7, 2001 -  
Lab physicists and astrophysicists have explained how the two strongest energy emission lines from iron ions in the solar corona differ from laboratory calculations. The emission lines — a discrete spectral line that corresponds to the emission of energy at a single wavelength — from iron ions in...

Tauscher vows continued support for labs

Aug. 31, 2001 -  
With a precarious hold on the national laboratories in her district, Rep. Ellen Tauscher took a break from her redistricting battles Wednesday to chat with employees, vowing to continue fighting for the labs when she returns to Washington next week. At the start of her one-hour town hall meeting at...

Labs pledge collaboration to resolve diversity issues

Aug. 31, 2001 -  
A daylong diversity workshop for managers and other personnel from Lawrence Livermore, Los Alamos and Sandia national laboratories concluded with each laboratory agreeing to take the lead role in combined efforts to address one of three major diversity issues, and ensure that necessary actions are...

Business incubator begins life at Lab

Aug. 31, 2001 -  
Got an interesting idea for a business but have no idea how to go about opening your own company? Try the Tri-Valley Enterprise Center (TTEC), a joint effort between the Tri-Valley Business Council, Livermore and Sandia labs, Pacific Gas & Electric Company, the City of Livermore, the office of...