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NNSA completes third shipment of special nuclear material from the Lab

March 28, 2008- 
The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) announced Thursday that it has completed a third shipment of special nuclear material from the Laboratory, reducing high-security material onsite by about 25 percent. The material was moved to the Savannah River Site in South Carolina under high security. "As we’ve indicated before, we have an accelerated plan to remove special nuclear...

News Briefs: March 28, 2008

March 28, 2008- 
Miller recognized for work with state S&T councilDirector George Miller was awarded a copy of a state resolution for his work as a member of the California Council on Science and Technology (CCST).2008 marks the 20th anniversary of CCST. The Laboratory is one of the six laboratory affiliates. Other affiliates include: Lawrence Berkeley, Sandia, Stanford Linear Accelerator, the Jet Propulsion...

News Briefs: March 28, 2008

March 28, 2008- 
Miller recognized for work with state S&T councilDirector George Miller was awarded a copy of a state resolution for his work as a member of the California Council on Science and Technology (CCST).2008 marks the 20th anniversary of CCST. The Laboratory is one of the six laboratory affiliates. Other affiliates include: Lawrence Berkeley, Sandia, Stanford Linear Accelerator, the Jet Propulsion...

News Briefs: March 28, 2008

March 28, 2008- 
Miller recognized for work with state S&T councilDirector George Miller was awarded a copy of a state resolution for his work as a member of the California Council on Science and Technology (CCST).2008 marks the 20th anniversary of CCST. The Laboratory is one of the six laboratory affiliates. Other affiliates include: Lawrence Berkeley, Sandia, Stanford Linear Accelerator, the Jet Propulsion...

Watt's your idea?

March 28, 2008- 
Last fall, the Laboratory launched its 9 percent annual energy reduction campaign. Along with this, the Lab has been putting into practice institution-wide measures to help conserve resources, limit emissions and enhance energy security. To spark additional interest, a fun energy-saving competition "Every Watt Counts" kicked off in February and is currently under way. Employees can form...

Lab outlines employee responsibilities for energy conservation

March 28, 2008- 
Editor's note: This feature is brought to you by the Laboratory's Archives and Research Center. As the Laboratory resolves to cut energy by 9 percent, we look back three decades at some guidelines LLNL employees were provided to achieve energy conservation. This administrative memo dated Sept. 30, 1977, was issued to Lab employees by then-Plant Manager James Olsen. The Policy and...

LLNL's chief veterinary officer to be inducted into Alameda County Women's Hall of Fame

March 27, 2008- 
As a youngster growing up within earshot of the Santa Anita Park racetrack in Arcadia, Pam Hullinger always knew she wanted to become a horse doctor or some type of veterinarian. Hullinger’s childhood dream was realized in 1990 when she graduated as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of California, Davis Veterinary School. Today, as Lawrence Livermore National...

Summer scholar receives research award for clustering foreign animal diseases

March 21, 2008- 
Ronald Page, an undergraduate summer hire last year, recently received a Sigma Xi Student Research Award for excellence in undergraduate research based upon his work at the Lab. His award-winning research, "Foreign Animal Diseases and Patterns in Cluster Analysis," is in the field of mathematics and computer science. Page currently attends UC Berkeley, where he is majoring in applied...

Buy green when it comes to products and services

March 21, 2008- 
The Environmental Protection Department’s Pollution Prevention (P2) Team and the Supply Chain Management Department (SCMD) recently hosted a series of Department of Energy workshops on the subject of environmentally preferable purchasing (EPP). EPP involves the buying of products or services that have a lesser or reduced negative impact on human health and the environment when compared...

Laboratory women's association awards scholarship

March 21, 2008- 
The Lawrence Livermore Laboratory Women’s Association (LLLWA) presented scholarship awards totaling $7,750 to 12 recipients during a ceremony Wednesday. This marks the 24th year the association has awarded scholarships, providing financial support to employees in their pursuit of educational training and as a means of career and personal advancement. Since 1984, more than 200...

Old supernova sheds new light on cataclysmic death of stars

March 21, 2008- 
Astronomers have made the best determination of the power of a supernova explosion long after it was visible from Earth. This technique, using X-ray and optical observations, may help reveal the details of how some stars come to a cataclysmic death. Using data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory, the Gemini Observatory and ESA’s XMM-Newton Observatory, two teams of international...

Old supernova sheds new light on cataclysmic death of stars

March 21, 2008- 
Astronomers have made the best determination of the power of a supernova explosion long after it was visible from Earth. This technique, using X-ray and optical observations, may help reveal the details of how some stars come to a cataclysmic death. Using data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory, the Gemini Observatory and ESA’s XMM-Newton Observatory, two teams of international...

Public hearings on Complex Transformation

March 21, 2008- 
Public hearings on the National Nuclear Security Administration's plans to consolidate the nuclear weapons complex attracted approximately 200 people scattered over three separate meetings in Tracy and Livermore on Tuesday and Wednesday.NNSA held the meetings to take public comment on its preferred alternative to Complex Transformation, its vision for a weapons complex that will be smaller,...

Public hearings on Complex Transformation

March 21, 2008- 
Public hearings on the National Nuclear Security Administration's plans to consolidate the nuclear weapons complex attracted approximately 200 people scattered over three separate meetings in Tracy and Livermore on Tuesday and Wednesday.NNSA held the meetings to take public comment on its preferred alternative to Complex Transformation, its vision for a weapons complex that will be smaller,...

Public hearings on Complex Transformation

March 21, 2008- 
Public hearings on the National Nuclear Security Administration's plans to consolidate the nuclear weapons complex attracted approximately 200 people scattered over three separate meetings in Tracy and Livermore on Tuesday and Wednesday.NNSA held the meetings to take public comment on its preferred alternative to Complex Transformation, its vision for a weapons complex that will be smaller,...

A Conversation With... Allen Macenski

March 21, 2008- 
(Editor’s note: The transition to management by Lawrence Livermore National Security has brought a few new as well as some familiar faces to the Lab's senior management. Newsline features "A Conversation with…" a series of profiles on the Laboratory’s new leadership. This week, meet Allen Macenski.) What you wanted to be when you were a kid: I wanted to be a baseball player for the...

A Conversation With... Allen Macenski

March 21, 2008- 
(Editor’s note: The transition to management by Lawrence Livermore National Security has brought a few new as well as some familiar faces to the Lab's senior management. Newsline features "A Conversation with…" a series of profiles on the Laboratory’s new leadership. This week, meet Allen Macenski.) What you wanted to be when you were a kid: I wanted to be a baseball player for the...

A Conversation With... Allen Macenski

March 21, 2008- 
(Editor’s note: The transition to management by Lawrence Livermore National Security has brought a few new as well as some familiar faces to the Lab's senior management. Newsline features "A Conversation with…" a series of profiles on the Laboratory’s new leadership. This week, meet Allen Macenski.) What you wanted to be when you were a kid: I wanted to be a baseball player for the...

A Conversation With... Allen Macenski

March 21, 2008- 
(Editor’s note: The transition to management by Lawrence Livermore National Security has brought a few new as well as some familiar faces to the Lab's senior management. Newsline features "A Conversation with…" a series of profiles on the Laboratory’s new leadership. This week, meet Allen Macenski.) What you wanted to be when you were a kid: I wanted to be a baseball player for the...

News Briefs: March 21, 2008

March 21, 2008- 
  U.S. Sen. Bennett and NNSA Administrator D'Agostino visit U.S. Sen. Bob Bennett of Utah and two of his staff members visited the Lab Thursday for briefings and tours. National Nuclear Security Administration Administrator Tom D'Agostino joined the group. Bennett, Mark Morrison, deputy chief of staff and legislative director and Scott O’Malia, Senate Appropriations...