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Obama presidency inaugurates new thinking

Jan. 23, 2009- 
The Lab’s annual celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. coincided with the inauguration Tuesday of Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States. After opening comments from Jan Tulk, Laboratory counsel, the audience viewed segments from Dr. King’s iconic "I Have a Dream" speech delivered more than 45 years ago, alongside parts of President Obama’s inaugural address from...

Obama presidency inaugurates new thinking

Jan. 23, 2009- 
The Lab’s annual celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. coincided with the inauguration Tuesday of Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States. After opening comments from Jan Tulk, Laboratory counsel, the audience viewed segments from Dr. King’s iconic "I Have a Dream" speech delivered more than 45 years ago, alongside parts of President Obama’s inaugural address from...

Greek officer recognized for work with LLNL

Jan. 23, 2009- 
A Greek military officer who worked closely with LLNL scientists on his thesis research has graduated from the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) with two degrees and honors for his research and academic work. NPS Physics/National Security Affairs student Ioannis Kizanis, a lieutenant in the Greek Navy, was awarded two separate degrees: a master of arts in security studies and a master of...

Tri-Valley educators accept LLNS contributions

Jan. 23, 2009- 
Lab Director George Miller hosted a director's roundtable luncheon Thursday for Tri-Valley education leaders at the LLNS corporate office in downtown Livermore. Guests included representatives from the Chabot-Las Positas Community College District, Las Positas Community College, and the Livermore, Pleasanton, Dublin and San Ramon Valley school districts.  At the close of the luncheon, Miller...

Tri-Valley educators accept LLNS contributions

Jan. 23, 2009- 
Lab Director George Miller hosted a director's roundtable luncheon Thursday for Tri-Valley education leaders at the LLNS corporate office in downtown Livermore. Guests included representatives from the Chabot-Las Positas Community College District, Las Positas Community College, and the Livermore, Pleasanton, Dublin and San Ramon Valley school districts.  At the close of the luncheon, Miller...

News Briefs: January 23, 2009

Jan. 23, 2009- 
Scholarship program capstone of LLLWA The Lawrence Livermore Laboratory Women's Association (LLLWA) is nearing its 38th year. Organized in 1971 to address educational and advancement concerns of women at the Lab, the association has steadily continued to develop as a resource for women, offering professional growth opportunities, education support, information exchange and community outreach....

News Briefs: January 23, 2009

Jan. 23, 2009- 
Scholarship program capstone of LLLWA The Lawrence Livermore Laboratory Women's Association (LLLWA) is nearing its 38th year. Organized in 1971 to address educational and advancement concerns of women at the Lab, the association has steadily continued to develop as a resource for women, offering professional growth opportunities, education support, information exchange and community outreach....

News Briefs: January 23, 2009

Jan. 23, 2009- 
Scholarship program capstone of LLLWA The Lawrence Livermore Laboratory Women's Association (LLLWA) is nearing its 38th year. Organized in 1971 to address educational and advancement concerns of women at the Lab, the association has steadily continued to develop as a resource for women, offering professional growth opportunities, education support, information exchange and community outreach....

News Briefs: January 23, 2009

Jan. 23, 2009- 
Scholarship program capstone of LLLWA The Lawrence Livermore Laboratory Women's Association (LLLWA) is nearing its 38th year. Organized in 1971 to address educational and advancement concerns of women at the Lab, the association has steadily continued to develop as a resource for women, offering professional growth opportunities, education support, information exchange and community outreach....

News Briefs: January 23, 2009

Jan. 23, 2009- 
Scholarship program capstone of LLLWA The Lawrence Livermore Laboratory Women's Association (LLLWA) is nearing its 38th year. Organized in 1971 to address educational and advancement concerns of women at the Lab, the association has steadily continued to develop as a resource for women, offering professional growth opportunities, education support, information exchange and community outreach....

LLNL serves up series of Saturday science lectures

Jan. 23, 2009- 
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s (LLNL) popular lecture series, "Science on Saturday," returns Jan. 31 and runs through Feb. 28. This year’s talks explore an array of interesting topics — the unusual material of aerogel, the birth of the solar system, diverting asteroids with nuclear explosives, the path to limitless clean energy, and wind power in our future. Lectures will be...

Laboratory integrates its communications with the announcement of three positions

Jan. 22, 2009- 
In an effort to integrate communications, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has created a new office of Government and External Relations, overseeing the Lab’s offices of Congressional Affairs, Public Affairs Office and Protocol. Bill Bruner, formerly of NASA, has been selected as Director of Government and External Relations, James A. Bono, formerly of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory...

Laboratory integrates its communications with the announcement of three positions

Jan. 22, 2009- 
In an effort to integrate communications, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has created a new office of Government and External Relations, overseeing the Lab’s offices of Congressional Affairs, Public Affairs Office and Protocol. Bill Bruner, formerly of NASA, has been selected as Director of Government and External Relations, James A. Bono, formerly of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory...

Laboratory integrates its communications with the announcement of three positions

Jan. 22, 2009- 
In an effort to integrate communications, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has created a new office of Government and External Relations, overseeing the Lab’s offices of Congressional Affairs, Public Affairs Office and Protocol. Bill Bruner, formerly of NASA, has been selected as Director of Government and External Relations, James A. Bono, formerly of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory...

A plan to give LIFE to laser and photon sciences

Jan. 16, 2009- 
(Editor’s note: This is the next in a series of interviews with key leaders of the 100-day science and technology road mapping project. The project centers on seven focus areas: stockpile stewardship science; nuclear counterterrorism and forensics; cyber and space security and intelligence; biosecurity; regional climate modeling and impacts; LIFE — Laser Inertial Fusion-Fission Energy ...

A plan to give LIFE to laser and photon sciences

Jan. 16, 2009- 
(Editor’s note: This is the next in a series of interviews with key leaders of the 100-day science and technology road mapping project. The project centers on seven focus areas: stockpile stewardship science; nuclear counterterrorism and forensics; cyber and space security and intelligence; biosecurity; regional climate modeling and impacts; LIFE — Laser Inertial Fusion-Fission Energy ...

A plan to give LIFE to laser and photon sciences

Jan. 16, 2009- 
(Editor’s note: This is the next in a series of interviews with key leaders of the 100-day science and technology road mapping project. The project centers on seven focus areas: stockpile stewardship science; nuclear counterterrorism and forensics; cyber and space security and intelligence; biosecurity; regional climate modeling and impacts; LIFE — Laser Inertial Fusion-Fission Energy ...

A plan to give LIFE to laser and photon sciences

Jan. 16, 2009- 
(Editor’s note: This is the next in a series of interviews with key leaders of the 100-day science and technology road mapping project. The project centers on seven focus areas: stockpile stewardship science; nuclear counterterrorism and forensics; cyber and space security and intelligence; biosecurity; regional climate modeling and impacts; LIFE — Laser Inertial Fusion-Fission Energy ...

A plan to give LIFE to laser and photon sciences

Jan. 16, 2009- 
(Editor’s note: This is the next in a series of interviews with key leaders of the 100-day science and technology road mapping project. The project centers on seven focus areas: stockpile stewardship science; nuclear counterterrorism and forensics; cyber and space security and intelligence; biosecurity; regional climate modeling and impacts; LIFE — Laser Inertial Fusion-Fission Energy ...

Kapor seeks IDEAL of equal opportunity

Jan. 16, 2009- 
Everyone deserves the opportunity to make something of himself or herself, observed Mitchell Kapor, the founder of Lotus Development Corporation and the developer of Lotus 1-2-3. Kapor spoke Wednesday afternoon in the Bldg. 123 auditorium as the opening speaker in the Laboratory’s "Science and Society" program series, sponsored by the Office of Strategic Diversity Programs. "There are...