Posts tagged with "Students"

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

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...
For article UC Merced students inspired by Laboratory visit

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)...
For article Lawrence Livermore information technology job shadow day a hit

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...
For article Farnsworth honored by Livermore School District

Farnsworth honored by Livermore School District

March 19, 2014 -  
Richard "Dick" Farnsworth was recently honored at a Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD) public Board meeting for his service and contributions to science education. Farnsworth, who retired from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) in January, has long been involved with...
For article Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren and students visit the Lab

Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren and students visit the Lab

March 11, 2014 -  
Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren and members of her district office staff visited Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Monday accompanied by students and faculty from the Franklin-McKinley School District's College Connection Academy middle school. The Franklin-McKinley School District is located in San...

Media Advisory: LLNL's 'Science On Saturday' lecture to explain the cardioid project

Feb. 27, 2014 -  
WHO: Lawrence Livermore scientist David Richards and Tracy High School teacher Erin McKay will present "The Cardioid Project: Simulating the Human Heart on the World's Fastest Supercomputer." WHAT: Computer modeling is a powerful tool for scientific inquiry when experiments are too costly, too...
For article Conference helps girls to 'Build a Better Future'

Conference helps girls to 'Build a Better Future'

Feb. 25, 2014 -  
It was a fun-filled day this past Saturday for more than 300 girls, in grades 6 to 9, when they attended the Tri-Valley Expanding Your Horizons Conference on the Los Positas College campus. The annual event is geared to increase interest and foster awareness of careers in math and science. This...

Media advisory: Tri-Valley 'Expanding Your Horizons' Conference at Las Positas College

Feb. 20, 2014 -  
WHO: More than 300 girls in grades 6-9 will gather to meet scientists and engineers and explore careers in math and science. WHAT: The Tri-Valley Expanding Your Horizons Conference is an annual event geared to increase interest and foster awareness of careers in math and science. This year's theme...
For article 'Science on Saturday' presents Fusion Modeling Feb. 8

'Science on Saturday' presents Fusion Modeling Feb. 8

Feb. 7, 2014 -  
The second presentation in the Science on Saturday series is Saturday, Feb. 8, with Lawrence Livermore scientist Frederico Fiuza and Los Gatos High School teacher Dan Burns presenting " Fusion Modeling: Using Big Computers to Understand One of the Universe's Biggest Secrets ." For a preview of the...
For article Media advisory: LLNL's 'Science On Saturday' explores nature by computer simulation

Media advisory: LLNL's 'Science On Saturday' explores nature by computer simulation

Jan. 30, 2014 -  
WHO: Lawrence Livermore scientist Vic Castillo and Monte Vista High School teacher Rodger Johnson will present "Computer Simulation: Exploring Nature With a Computer." WHAT: Computers are becoming an increasingly cheaper, more powerful tool that cannot be ignored by professionals. Computer...