Holiday in Observance of Juneteenth – From Lab Director Mike Witherell
Dear colleagues, I am pleased to share that today the President signed an executive order declaring Juneteenth a federal holiday. I am also pleased to share with you that the Department of Energy has extended this holiday to us so that Lab employees can take tomorrow, Friday, June 18, as a paid holiday to observe […]
New IDEA Team Member Announcement: Welcome, Kevin Nichols!
The IDEA Office is pleased to announce and welcome Kevin L. Nichols as the newest member of our team! Kevin will serve as the Senior IDEA Integration Partner to operationalize and embed inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability within Berkeley Lab’s talent and organizational processes. He will start on February 22, 2021. This new role will […]
International Transgender Day of Visibility on March 31st
International Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV) is celebrated annually on March 31st. This event is dedicated to celebrating transgender people all over the world, raising awareness of discrimination faced by the transgender community, and celebrating their contributions to society. As a way to recognize TDOV at Berkeley Lab while we shelter in place, the Lambda […]
Neurodiversity Panel Event: National Autism Awareness Month – April 23, 2019
As part of Berkeley Lab’s efforts to increase awareness on neurodiversity for National Autism Awareness Month in April, the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Office and the All Access Employee Resource Group (ERG) will be hosting a panel event: Tuesday, April 23rd from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in Building 50 Auditorium. This talk will highlight the personal […]
‘Life Theater’ Interactive Harassment Prevention Training Available
The Lab is offering a live, interactive theater experience, with trained actors, to foster a a harassment-free workplace. Staff are encouraged to attend as a way to increase diversity, inclusion, and positive behavior. Attendees will receive harassment-prevention training credit. Date: April 25th Registration
Lab Uses Deep Learning to Help Veterans Administration Address Suicide Risks
Researchers in the Computational Research Division (CRD) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) are applying deep learning and analytics to electronic health record (EHR) data to help the Veterans Administration (VA) address a host of medical and psychological challenges affecting many of the nation’s 700,000 military veterans.