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Pride Committee Recognized in Physics Society

The American Physical Society Division of Plasma Physics Pride Committee is the first affinity group within APS focused on supporting the LGBT+ community and is working towards a scientific community supportive of scientists in the gender and sexual orientation minority communities. Read more.

Science Comedian Brian Malow Interviews SLAM Finalists

This year’s finalists had a chance to sit down with science comedian Brian Malow to discuss their background, research, and SLAM talk. Learn more about each finalist as they share their experiences at Berkeley Lab and the path that led them to the SLAM. Tune in on Sept 23 at 3:00 p.m. for the event.

Berkeley Lab’s Open Mic – Back to School Edition – Friday, September 24, 2021

Join us for an hour of music, poetry, spoken word and great community in this back-to-school edition of the open mic. Date: Friday, September 24 (add it to your calendar) Time: 4:30 – 5:30 pm Join us on Zoom As usual we want to welcome back all of our previous performers AND we want to […]

Share Your Volunteer Story

Tell us what motivates you to volunteer and why you enjoy sharing your time. Help inspire the Berkeley Lab community by sharing your story with us.

Imagine the Future: Accelerators

A lightbulb, battery, and some wire in the Caribbean started Antoine Wojdyla on his curiosity journey. He is now at the Lab working on the ALS upgrade project. Read more about his remarkable path as we continue looking at the role accelerators have played in the Lab’s history and its future. Antoine is the co-chair […]

Help Change the World One Hour at a Time

The Lab has launched a new volunteer portal, designed as a one-stop shop for employees to learn about, choose, and sign up for opportunities with the K-12 team and in the community. Create an account and explore service opportunities that fit your interests and skillset.

Back to School, Parenting, and the Pandemic Age

This Sept. 2 webinar presented by Alison King will cover various topics, including back-to-school anxiety, how to help our children accept change and tolerate uncertainty, the “good enough” parenting paradigm, and supporting our children in their social-emotional development.

Theresa Short Named New CUCSA Delegate for the Lab

Theresa Short (Chemical Sciences) has been appointed as the new Lab delegate for the Council of UC Staff Assemblies (CUCSA). She will join current delegate Doug Burkhardt (Facilities). CUCSA seeks to maintain and enhance communication within the UC community on matters of interest to employees.

Be Well at Work Fall Workshops – Sept – Dec 2021

Be Well at Work has a great lineup of workshops on eldercare financial planning, and childcare this fall. Registration Required! To register, search for the course title on the UCB Learning Center website.  Please Note: The zoom link will be sent to the participants by email a day before the workshop. All participants are now […]

SLAM 2021 Finalists Announced!

Twelve early-career scientists will go head-to-head in the fourth annual Berkeley Lab SLAM on Thursday, Sept. 23, for a grand prize of $3,000. The event will be live-streamed and the virtual audience will get to cast their vote for the “People’s Choice Award.”