100 years ago, American women gained the right to vote with the passage of the 19th Amendment after decades of struggle. This Ken Burns film tells the story of this milestone by exploring race and gender roles that shaped the discussion. The Vote tells the dramatic culmination story of the hard-fought campaign waged by American […]
Join us for a Lab-wide Town Hall with UC Chancellor Gary May and Lab Director Mike Witherell on Tuesday, August 18, at 1 p.m. at streaming.lbl.gov. View a recorded version Chanellor May’s talk. Chancellor May became UC Davis Chancellor in 2017 after three decades at Georgia Tech, where he was Dean of the College of […]
Working on Lab sites in the COVID-19 era, with limited staffing and safety controls in place, is different, but also familiar. In this brief video, Pilot 1 on site workers share their experiences working at the Lab with COVID-19 controls in place.
The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Office leads a series of IDEA Brown Bag sessions for staff. This month’s topic: Creating a Culture of Feedback Join us for a discussion and tour of all our available resources: LinkedIn Learning videos, discussion guides, tool kits, articles and case studies and One Minute for Idea slides. We’ll show […]
The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Office leads a series of IDEA Brown Bag sessions for supervisors. This month’s topic is: Creating a Culture of Feedback. This is a safe place to bring questions and feedback on IDEA at the Lab and how you can help shape the conversation. Bring your lunch and a colleague! No […]
IDEA and the principles it embraces are part of our responsibility as citizens of the Lab, as we all play a role in creating a culture of collaboration and respect. Change is a journey, and Henrik von der Lippe, Director of the Engineering Division, reflects on his path to IDEA ideals.
In early November, Berkeley Lab Director, Mike Witherell emailed all scientific and engineering staff with a message about our stewardship responsibilities as members of the Berkeley Lab community. As the Lab’s Stewardship website states, “Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory is committed to conducting groundbreaking research in science and technology, with a special focus on national priorities. […]
Respectful Work Environment workshops will be held Friday, Sept. 27. The interactive training builds skills in civil communications, harassment prevention, and bystander intervention. The morning session is for supervisors and the afternoon session is for staff. Seats are limited; register now.
Attendees of the “Becoming Comfortable With the Uncomfortable” workshop will learn more about communication styles, stress resilience, and strengthening creativity. The workshop takes place Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. to noon, in Bldg. 59-3101 (Wang Hall). Click for more information and to register.
Biosciences Area Assistant Lab Director Mary Maxon is the new executive sponsor of the Lambda Alliance Employee Resource Group which represents LGBTQ employees and their allies at the Lab. She replaces Jay Keasling, CEO of the Joint BioEnergy Institute, who was the founding executive sponsor. For more information, or to join the Lambda Alliance ERG, […]