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Onboarding Program Website Launches

We’re excited to announce the development and launch of a new website focused on the new Berkeley Lab Onboarding Program. New staff members, hiring managers, admins, and any others who help onboard new hires (who we refer to as “onboarders”) can utilized this site when new hires join the Lab: onboarding.lbl.gov (please note, this in an […]

Next 90: API Past, Present & Future

Celebrate the Past: Asian Pacific Islander ERG The Asian and Pacific Islander community at the Lab has been active through the decades. Take a look back at some of its activities and the formation of the API ERG in the midst of the COVID pandemic. Experience the Present: Asian and Pacific Islander ERG Inder Monga, […]

Register for Added Discussion Sessions on Lab Values

There are four sessions this week and eight sessions next week. All Lab staff are encouraged to sign up to share their views on the behaviors that lead to the Lab’s values. Two sessions are closed captioned; Thursday, May 13 at 8:30 a.m. and Wednesday, May 19 at 11:30 a.m. Sign up today! Berkeley Lab’s […]

Three Questions for Open Mic Performer Andrea Taylor

With a dad, mom, and brothers that play instruments and sing, music has always been a part of Andrea Taylor’s life. But extreme performance jitters have prevented the singer/guitarist from sharing her talent in front of physical audiences, which makes the Lab’s Open Mic the perfect venue for her. Full Story>>  

Pledge Seeks to End Use of Insensitive Science Term

Maurice Garcia-Sciveres of the Physical Sciences Area has started an online pledge to eliminate the term “master and slave,” which is often included in electronics and technical documents. Those who sign the pledge agree to use alternate terminology in their communications. “I pledge to not use the words Master and Slave to designate components or […]

George Floyd and the suffering in our communities

Monday, June 1, 2020 Dear friends and colleagues, Our community is suffering from unimaginable grief. The tragic death of George Floyd last week, the latest of many acts of race-related violence in our society, is echoed in the pain and anguish we see in the streets of our communities. At the same time, we are […]

Send an E-Card for Administrative Professionals Day (April 22)

Administrative Professionals Day, celebrated this year on Wednesday, April 22, recognizes and celebrates the important work and contributions of all administrative professionals in the U.S. Previously called National Secretaries Day in 1952, the name change reflects the changing job titles and expanding responsibilities of today’s modern administrative workforce. Many teams at Berkeley Lab have celebrated […]

Inaugural Chat: Calling All Parents – Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Trying to balance homework and work? Join Faith Dukes, the Lab’s K-12 STEM education program, manager, in a chat with parents. Date: Wednesday, April 8, 2020 Time: 1 – 2:30 pm Zoom: https://lbnl.zoom.us/j/514150984 It is not easy balancing homeschooling and work. Faith is a passionate science educator who will share some ideas with you on […]

Video: Michael Brandt With a Special Thanks to On-site Workers

Approximately 150 Lab employees are on-site each day working to maintain the Lab in a safe and stable condition. Deputy Lab Director for Operations Michael Brandt thanks these teams that are doing essential work to keep the Lab operational and make it possible for most of us to telework.  

New Website: All About COVID-19 @ the Lab

A new website has been developed that brings all the information from the existing website into an easy-to-use collection of information. You’ll find FAQs broken down by subject, a page of videos, all leadership messages, and a top section that provides the most recent information.