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Three Questions for Kayd Miller

Meet Kayd Miller, who has worked with the Berkeley Lab for just over one year as an administrative assistant for the National Microbiome Data Collaborative (NMDC) and Berkeley Lab’s KnowledgeBase (KBase) teams. Miller is also a co-chair of the Lambda Alliance ERG, which recently issued new “Gender Identity and Transition in the Workplace” document. Read […]

Be Well at Work: Virtual Program Recordings

Recorded Virtual Workshops & Programs Did you miss a virtual class or maybe you had so much fun you want to take it again? Recordings from our Be Well at Work – Wellness program are now available! Our friends at UC Berkeley’s Be Well at Work program now offer recordings of all of their past […]

Wellness Resources Overview Slides

Over the last 8 months, the IDEA Office, the Environmental Health & Safety Office and Strategic Communications has created and gathered a wide range of wellness resources on everything from emotional health, mental and physical fitness and caring for others to holiday tips for 2020. All of these resources can be found on the Lab’s […]

Five things you can do this holiday season

Looking for ways to safely celebrate or just try something different this year? Strategic Communications has put together a list of fun things to do this holiday season. Click to download the PDF and access the links:

UC Berkeley’s WorkFit Program offers Meditation workshop and fitness challenge

FREE Meditation Workshop with Heather Alaine–Starts November 30 Looking for a way to manage stress better? Meditation can help, especially with a regular practice! Join WorkFit Instructor Heather Alaine and her Mindful Movement community for a 21-day Meditation. In each session, Heather offers simple techniques for breathing and focus. All are welcome and the class […]

Physicist Chien-Shiung Wu Honored with Stamp in 2021

Chien-Shiung Wu will be honored with a United States Postal Service stamp in 2021. Wu was one of the renowned experimental physicists in the world and a postdoctoral fellow at E.O. Lawrence’s Radiation Lab, which later became Berkeley Lab. She received the first Wolf Prize in physics in 1978. Chien-Shiung Wu arrived in Berkeley in […]

Three Questions for Marc Beaudreau

Just as our lives are being reshaped today by the pandemic, an event of similar magnitude changed Marc Beaudreau’s perception of duty and sacrifice and brought him to the Marine Corps. Learn how Marc uses his training to support Biosciences on the field finance team. Read the full interview>>

Three Questions for Christopher Payne

In November the heritage of the indigenous peoples of America is celebrated in Native American Heritage Month. Many cultures make up the celebration of the people who first lived on the continent, including Native Americans, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians. Christopher Payne, the Division Deputy, Operations in the Building Technology and Urban Systems Division, has […]

Call for Summer High School Mentors

The K-12 team at Berkeley Lab will work with mentors to provide projects for students during summer 2021. Those who are interested in mentoring will be expected to take part in mentor training and additional meetings to help prepare for working with students. When: Summer (late June – July) – virtual projects What: Berkeley Lab […]

Improving separation between work and home during COVID

The Women Scientist & Engineers Council conducted a survey of their members that showed that 79% of respondents are struggling to establish a separation between work and home when both are happening in the same place. This presentation shares a LinkedIn Learning training that discusses how to create a productive workspace at home and how […]