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Berkeley Lab’s In-Person Fall Open Mic – Wednesday, Sept 21, 2022

We’ve been talking about it for a long time and it’s finally here….an in-person Open Mic! Date: Wednesday, September 21, 2022 Time: 12 noon – 1 pm In Person Location: Berkeley Lab, Hill location, Cafeteria Patio (Bldg 54) Watch the short video (2 min) Watch the full recording (1 hr) Photos from the event For […]

Veterans, PTSD and Stress: Creating Compassionate Workplaces – May 24, 2022

Curious about PTSD and trauma-related issues? How can we create trauma-sensitive workspaces for veterans and other colleagues with histories of trauma here at the Lab? Join co-sponsors VERG and All Access Employee Resource Groups for this hybrid event in honor of Memorial Day and Mental Health Awareness Month.  We’ll explore how to implement coping skills […]

Continuing the Conversation on Burnout: Dos and Don’ts for Supervisors

Brought to you by the All Access ERG Mental Health Initiative, Dragonfly Mental Health is back to discuss the role supervisors can play in mitigating burnout for their staff. Date: Wednesday,  May 18, 2022 Time: 12 noon – 1:30 pm PT View workshop slides Watch the workshop recording The event is limited to the first […]

Funk Jazz Cafe – May 12, 2022

Come celebrate spring with your Lab friends and colleagues. Please join us for a low-key social hour, open to all Lab employees to network and exchange ideas in a virtual community space. All you need to bring is a welcoming spirit and a positive attitude! To join the happy hour session, go to: https://www.kumospace.com/berkeleylab Add it […]

Coping with Stress and Anxiety: The Ukraine Crisis

As the war in Ukraine continues to unfold, the reverberations are being felt around the world. As Director Witherell said in this email from February 24, Berkeley Lab is one of the most international in the national lab system, and many of us have family, friends, and colleagues in Ukraine and in Eastern Europe. Even […]

Berkeley Lab’s Springtime Open Mic – Friday, March 18, 2022

Spring is in the air and it’s time to gather for an hour of music, poetry, spoken word and great community in this springtime edition of the open mic. Date: Friday, March 18, 2022 (add it to your calendar) Time: 4:00 – 5:00 pm Join us on Zoom As usual we want to welcome back […]

The Groove Lounge – Holiday Edition – December 9, 2021

The Groove Lounge – Holiday Edition – with DJ Miles Green is back for one last show before the end of the year. An eclectic blend of groovy tunes from around the globe. Date: Thursday,  December 9, 2021 (add it to your calendar) Time: 5:00 – 6:00 pm Join us on Zoom In case you […]

Berkeley Lab’s Open Mic – Back to School Edition – Friday, September 24, 2021

Join us for an hour of music, poetry, spoken word and great community in this back-to-school edition of the open mic. Date: Friday, September 24 (add it to your calendar) Time: 4:30 – 5:30 pm Watch a replay of the open mic! As usual we want to welcome back all of our previous performers AND […]

Return of the Groove Lounge – July 29, 2021

The Groove Lounge with DJ Miles Green is back! An eclectic blend of groovy tunes from around the globe. Date: Thursday,  July 29, 2021 (add it to your calendar) Time: 5:00 – 6:00 pm Zoom: streaming.lbl.gov In case you missed it, click here for past recordings: https://streaming.lbl.gov/video-library/2021 Lounge Rules: – Open to Berkeley Lab employees […]

Berkeley Lab’s 11th Open Mic – Friday, July 30, 2021

The Open Mic is back again! Join us for our 11th hour of music, poetry, spoken word and, it goes without saying, great community. Date: Friday, July 30 (add it to your calendar) Time: 4:30 – 5:30 pm Join us on Zoom As usual we want to welcome back all of our previous performers AND […]