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UC Managing Implicit Bias Certificate Program Available to Lab Staff

The program — which includes six courses — is designed to increase awareness of implicit bias, reduce its occurrence in the workplace, and reinforce diversity, equity, and inclusion values. Staff can take individual courses, or complete all six to earn a certificate. More>>    

Lab’s Erin Creel Receives UC Berkeley Civic Engagement Award

Erin Creel, a research affiliate at the Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis, was selected as the 2019 graduate student recipient of the UC Berkeley Chancellor’s Award for Civic Engagement. She was honored for teaching science to underserved populations and encouraging girls’ interest in STEM. More>>

UC People Management Series and Certificate Program Available for Lab Staff

The curriculum includes 16 core courses and four elective courses on such topics as performance management, managing implicit bias, managing people, administration and operations, change management, and communications. Registration (using LDAP credentials) is required. More>>

A Day of Kid-Friendly Science Activities for ‘Daughters and Sons to Work’ Event

From experiments with dry ice, to cabbage chemistry, to DNA spooling, kids who attended Daughters and Sons to Work day learned about science in a fun-filled way. The event is made possible by the volunteer efforts of numerous Lab employees. A photo feature of the day will be posted early next week. More>>

AAAS Seeks Female STEM Ambassadors

The American Association for the Advancement of Science is accepting applications for its IF/THEN Ambassadors program. The initiative brings together 100 women from a variety of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers to serve as role models for middle school girls. AAAS IF/THEN Ambassador Program

‘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.

Nuclear Science Day Brings Over 200 Scouts to the Lab

Paid Parental Leave Policy Implemented March 8, 2019

HR’s Madelyn Bello Demonstrates Art of Self Defense