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Disability Inclusion: Volunteers Needed for June 22 Rebuilding Together Project at Ed Roberts Campus

Berkeley Lab is partnering with Rebuilding Together to make improvements to the Bay Area Outreach & Recreation Program’s fitness studio located at the Ed Roberts Campus. The Ed Roberts Campus is a nonprofit corporation that has been formed by disability organizations that share a common history in the Independent Living Movement of People with Disabilities. […]

Ex-Ls Retirement Association Hosts Annual Luncheon on May 16

Featured speaker Bernie Lo — president of the Greenwall Foundation — will discuss “Artificial Intelligence in Clinical Medicine: Ethical Challenges” on Thursday, May 16, at the Berkeley Yacht Club. All Lab staff are welcome. Tickets are $41. RSVP required. More>>  

Register for Lab Research SLAM by May 31

Early career scientists and postdocs interested in taking part in this year’s research slam need to register their intent to enter by May 31. The first prize is $3,000, plus participants receive valuable experience in how to explain their research project in a compelling way. More>>  

Student Veterans of America: NatCon 2020

SVA’s National Conference, or NatCon, is the largest annual gathering of student veterans in the country. NatCon 2020 will be held on January 3-5, 2020 in Los Angeles. The key to our success with NatCon has always been the outstanding, educational, and thought provoking breakout sessions we offer attendees. Presenting at NatCon gives you the opportunity to […]

Expanding Your Talent Pool

This event is brought to you by the Alameda County Workforce Development Board, the City of Berkeley and East Bay Innovations. Calling all Employers, Hiring Managers, and Recruiters! You are invited to attend – “Expanding your Talent Pool: A Forum on Employing Individuals with Disabilities.” This forum will highlight services that help employers, hiring managers, […]

Lab Shares Science With Community at Oakland Public Schools Events

Berkeley Lab scientists and staff shared their excitement for STEM at two events with Oakland public schools last week. On May 4, Lab volunteers helped Prescott Elementary celebrate 150 years of education, and on May 8, they led activities during the Oakland Unified School District Science Fair. More>>

Mental Health Awareness Month: Brown Bags on Mental Health Resources

UC insurance providers will host brown bags on their mental health services. On May 20, the Employee Assistance Program (10:30 a.m.), Kaiser (11:30 a.m.), and Blue & Gold (1:30 p.m.). will give presentations in Perseverance Hall. On May 21, UC Care will present at 2:30 in Bldg. 33-106.The sessions will be live streamed. Anthem – […]

Oakland Summer Town Camp Volunteers Needed

Berkeley Lab will facilitate a week of STEM activities during Oakland’s summer town camp, July 29 to August 2. Activities include building bridges, creating artwork with paper circuits, and investigations with chemical reactions. Training sessions will take place in late June and early July. More>>

NERSC’s Hartman-Baker Wins Corones Award

Rebecca Hartman-Baker of NERSC has received the Krell Institute’s Corones Award. The award recognizes mid-career scientists for their impact in leadership, community building, or science communications. The Krell Institute manages two of the nation’s top graduate fellowship programs for the DOE. More>>

Building a Diverse Pipeline for Science Careers at the Lab

As part of the Berkeley Bridge Graduate Summer Fellowships program, first-year grad students from UC Berkeley will conduct research at the Lab starting in June. The goal, says Deputy Director for Research Horst Simon, is to “increase diversity in the Lab’s future pipeline of applicants.” More>>