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2022 Director’s Awards – New IDEA Award Category

The Director’s Awards program recognizes the significant achievements of Lab employees. Each year, these awards are given for accomplishments, leadership, collaboration, multi-disciplinary science, cross-divisional projects, and commitment to excellence in support of the Lab’s mission and strategic goals. Berkeley Lab employees submit nominations of individuals and teams, which are then reviewed by a Lab-wide Director’s […]

Celebrating Latin American Heritage Month & Supporting our DACA Community

Dear Colleagues, Each year between September 15 and October 15, Berkeley Lab celebrates Latin American Heritage Month, paying tribute to the generations of Latin Americans who have influenced our Lab’s culture and enriched our nation and society. In his recent Presidential Proclamation, President Biden wrote, “Since the beginning, our country has drawn strength and insights […]

Messages from UC President and UCB Chancellor on Roe v. Wade decision

Dear colleagues, We are living through a turbulent moment in history. Today’s Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade reverses nearly 50 years of constitutionally protected women’s reproductive rights and it will enable many U.S. states to end access to legal abortions. The next steps for us as a country are difficult to imagine […]

Audio: The Name Change Initiative and the Power in a Name

 Listen as two Berkeley Lab leaders and a transgender scientist share their firsthand experience with the difficulties of a name change in academia as they discuss the Name Change Initiative, which focuses on making it easier for researchers to reclaim past work with their preferred name.

Lab Among Sponsors of New Workplace Gender Equity Resource Guide

Message from DOE Secretary Moniz and Deputy Secretary Sherwood-Randall

Dear Colleagues: As President Obama has often said, we are stronger when we stand together – and we stand with you in this challenging moment as members of the diverse and dedicated DOE family.  The events this week in Louisiana, Minnesota, and Texas, following tragedies in many other communities in which lives have been lost, […]

PLOS ONE ousts reviewer, editor after sexist peer-review storm—Science Magazine

UCLA faculty approves diversity class requirement—LA Times

The Real Problem When It Comes to Diversity and Asian-Americans—Time Magazine

Jeanette E. Brown, Chemist, Historian, and author of “African American Women Chemists,” to Speak August 18

Jeannette E. Brown, an organic chemist and historian, will describe her life in chemistry and how research was done in the days before the Internet and computerized equipment on Monday, August 18th at noon in the B50 Auditorium.  She will also discuss her work on coccidiosis and on dehyropeptidase enzyme inhibitor, part of the currently […]