Posts tagged with "education"

Science on Saturday

'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...
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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...
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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...
Science on Saturday

‘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...
HOME Campaign

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...
Bay Area Science Festival

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...

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...

Teacher Research Academy summer series in full swing

Jul. 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...

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...

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)...