Employees interested in demonstrating science in local classrooms are invited to attend one of two trainings on Friday, Sept. 27, one at 9 a.m. and the other at 1 p.m. The sessions will cover specific science topics, communication, and classroom management. More information and registration >>
Workforce Development & Education will host its annual mentor recognition event on Thursday, Sept. 26, at 3:30 p.m. in the cafeteria dining hall. The event honors the Lab’s outstanding mentors and STEM partners and highlights accomplishments from the past year. Date: September 26, 2019 Time: 3:30 – 4:30 pm Location: Berkeley Lab Cafeteria (Building 54) […]
Last Sunday, more than 25 employees volunteered at Berkeley Lab’s booth at the Solano Stroll, the largest street festival in the East Bay. Hundreds of visitors stopped by the booth to learn about the Lab and interact with hands on activities. More pictures>>
Forty veterans and underrepresented youth spent Monday at the Lab as part of the fifth annual Veterans’ Day on the Job program where they learned job-hunting skills such as resume writing and interview tips. The participants are part of NPower, a national program that assists military veterans, their spouses, and underrepresented youth with developing new […]
The 2020 UC Women’s Initiative call for nominations is open and nominations are due here by October 1st, 2019! UC WI is a unique, experiential professional development program offered to mid-career women, faculty, academic personnel and staff who demonstrate the potential to advance their careers at UC. Purpose To help women advance in their UC […]
Help facilitate STEM activities with kids ages 1 through 7 during the 4th annual STEM @ Fairyland on Friday, Sept. 20, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Volunteers will teach participants how to make great observations and be a good scientist. Training will take place before the event. Click to register.
With students now returning to school, the Lab’s K-12 office is looking for volunteers to work with high schoolers visiting the Lab, and bring STEM activities into local elementary and middle school classrooms. Click for more information and to sign up for the K-12 newsletter.
Lessons learned from the successful summer internship program for high school students, iCLEM, are being shared in hopes of having it replicated at other labs. The program, now in its tenth year, has guided 95% of participants to college, with 80% of them majoring in a STEM field. More>>
Lab volunteers participated in the City of Oakland’s Summer Town Camp last week, leading campers in science-related, hands-on activities. The effort was organized by the Lab’s K-12 program. Click to view a photo feature of the science camp. More photos>>
In the latest installment of the “Coffee With Postdocs” blog, Leticia Arnedo-Sanchez (Chemical Sciences Division) discusses her research at the intersection of medicine and chemistry, and efforts to develop the next generation of molecular radiotherapy. Full Story>>