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The Groove Lounge – Holiday Edition – December 9, 2021

The Groove Lounge – Holiday Edition – with DJ Miles Green is back for one last show before the end of the year. An eclectic blend of groovy tunes from around the globe. Date: Thursday,  December 9, 2021 (add it to your calendar) Time: 5:00 – 6:00 pm Join us on Zoom In case you […]

Add the IDEA Zoom Background to Your Next Meeting

The ever talented Berkeley Lab Creative Services team designed an IDEA Zoom background you can use at your next meeting. Just click on the image below to download it. Or download it here: IDEA Zoom Background

Berkeley Lab’s Holiday Open Mic – Friday, December 10, 2021

Grab your Santa hat or your best ugly holiday sweater and join us for an hour of music, poetry, spoken word and great community in this holiday edition of the open mic. Date: Friday, December 10  Time: 4:30 – 5:30 pm Watch the recording! As usual we want to welcome back all of our previous […]

HR Community & Diversity Outreach Certificate Available

Learn about outreach strategy and fundamentals, engagement with historically black colleges and universities, the Lab Ambassador program, and more.  Attendees will receive course credit, and completion of all four webinars will result in an outreach certificate from HR.

Congratulations to the Bay Area Research SLAM Winners

In last week’s inaugural Bay Area Research SLAM, first place and the People’s Choice Award went to Berkeley Lab’s Lydia Rachbauer, Biosciences. Second place went to Sarah Sandholtz of Lawrence Livermore National Lab. Third place went to Berkeley Lab’s Ryan Kingsbury, Energy Technologies.

New Opportunities Added to the Volunteer Portal

Mount Tamalpais College is excited to open up the application process for volunteer instructors and tutors for the Spring 2022 semester at San Quentin State Prison. To learn more about this opportunity and other new volunteer opportunities, read more here.

Become a Teaching Scholar

The Berkeley Lab Teaching Scholars program seeks to help Lab staff strengthen their science communication skills, gain experiences in formal and informal education, and provide connections to the local community. Learn more during the Nov. 2 Teaching Scholars Recognition Event.

Honor Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month, a time to celebrate diverse cultures, traditions, and histories and to acknowledge the contributions of Native people. Show your support with a Zoom background from the Latin American and Native American ERG.

Add an ERG Logo To Your Bucketlist Profile

Did you know that you can add an employee resource group logo to your Bucketlist profile? It’s a fun way to share your involvement! Go to, click “Redeem” on the left-hand menu, pick an ERG logo, and click the green “redeem” button in the upper-left-hand corner. That’s it!

LANA hangs banner in honor of Native American Heritage Month

National Native American Heritage Month November is Native American Heritage Month, or as it is commonly referred to, American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month. The month is a time to celebrate rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories and to acknowledge the important contributions of Native people.   Educational Resources Library of Congress Archive […]