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Maternal Mental Health Awareness

Did you know? 1 in 5 new moms may have strong feelings of sadness, anxiety (worry), or tiredness. These feelings are part of a medical condition known as perinatal depression. It is one of the most common complications that can happen during pregnancy and after childbirth. Perinatal depression can be treated. Yet, very few seek […]

Return of the Groove Lounge – July 29, 2021

The Groove Lounge with DJ Miles Green is back! An eclectic blend of groovy tunes from around the globe. Date: Thursday,  July 29, 2021 (add it to your calendar) Time: 5:00 – 6:00 pm Zoom: streaming.lbl.gov In case you missed it, click here for past recordings: https://streaming.lbl.gov/video-library/2021 Lounge Rules: – Open to Berkeley Lab employees […]

New Pay for Family Care and Bonding Program Effective July 1, 2021

Berkeley Lab has approved a new partial income replacement option called Pay for Family Care and Bonding (PFCB) effective July 1, 2021 for employees who take eligible Family and Medical Leave. Learn more about this program and what it means for Lab employees.

Call for SAGE camp SAGE Guides!

The K-12 Program Office is now actively recruiting volunteers as SAGE Guides to walk our girls through the professional development curriculum that we have been hard at work designing. If you are available the week of August 1st both 8:30-8:45am and 11:40am-12:35pm, we need your help!!! This opportunity is open to all LBL employees so please […]

Live Science Series: Scratching the Surface on June 18, 2021

Learn about the physics behind vinyl records and turntables, and the significance of them in the history and culture of Hip Hop. See live demonstrations on the turntables, an exploration on sound and sound restoration, along with various STEM connections to the turntable. Discover how the art of DJing in Hip Hop culture and STEM […]

In the spirit of team science and community building, you and your families are invited to take part in the Virtual Family STEM Fest on Saturday, May 22, 2021. In lieu of this year’s Bring a Kid to Work Day (formerly DSTW), the Government and Community Relations Office has planned a morning of hands-on STEM activities, including an Escape […]

Springtime Groove Lounge with DJ Miles Green – April 22, 2021

The Groove Lounge with DJ Miles Green It’s been proven that music is good for your health and the Groove Lounge is a fun way to get a little stress relief, boost your mood and connect with the Lab community. Read more in this article from Harvard Medical School and then join Miles on Thursday, […]

Eldercare Workshop: Communication and Dementia – April 13, 2021

As people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias progress in their journey and as their ability to use words is lost, family members need new ways to connect with them. Join us to explore how communication changes for a person with Alzheimer’s, learn to decode their verbal and behavioral messages, and identify strategies to help […]

Volunteer for Earth Day STEM Event 2021

The Lab is collaborating with local organizations to host a family STEM event celebrating Earth Day on April 22. Volunteers are needed to lead either a DIY fossil or bean germination activity for the event. Advance training will be provided. We’re hosting a family STEM event with MLK Elementary School on Thursday, April 22 (Earth […]

Lawrence Hall of Science Summer Camps

The Lawrence Hall of Science is offering online and in-person (public health guidelines permitting) camp experiences featuring a variety of engaging topics in STEM for pre-K through high school students this summer. Financial aid is available for all camps. Learn more and register. Welcome to our 2021 Summer Camp offerings! We remain, as always, fully […]