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Healthy & Well Website Overview Brown Bag – April 20, 2021

The last year has been a challenge and we’ve all had to adapt in ways we’d never contemplated before. To help support all the changes we’ve faced, the IDEA Office & Health Services has launched a new website: Healthy & Well at LBNL. We’ve designed it to be a central location for Lab employees to […]

Volunteer for Earth Day STEM Event 2021

The Lab is collaborating with local organizations to host a family STEM event celebrating Earth Day on April 22. Volunteers are needed to lead either a DIY fossil or bean germination activity for the event. Advance training will be provided. We’re hosting a family STEM event with MLK Elementary School on Thursday, April 22 (Earth […]

Mindfulness Meditation – An Interview with the LBL Mindfulness Meditation Group

The Berkeley Lab Mindfulness meditation group gathers twice a week, every Mondays at 12pm and every Friday at 11am virtually via Zoom. (Zoom link: The group brings together a diverse group of participants, who meditate together for about 45 minutes. We asked a few of them what they seek in meditation and what they […]

The Groove Lounge with DJ Miles Green – March 25, 2021

The Groove Lounge with DJ Miles Green DJ Miles Green has prepared a special lineup tonight of music celebrating and appreciating women, including women artists: “celebrating all the joy that women bring to the world.” Date: Thursday,  March 25 (add it to your calendar) Time: 5:30 – 6:30 pm Zoom: In case you missed […]

Childcare Program Openings Available in the Community 2021

Berkeley Lab employees are eligible to sign up and participate in the following childcare and enrichment options at UC Berkeley to help balance family and career roles: NEW AND RARE OPPORTUNITY: The Early Childhood Education Program (ECEP) has openings in its 2021 Spring preschool program and Fall programs for all ages. ECEP provides early childhood […]

Be Well at Work: Curious Children, Wise Elders with Dr. Alison Gopnik – April 6, 2021

Be Well at Work Work/Life Featured Event with UC Berkeley Professor, Dr. Alison Gopnik: Curious Children, Wise Elders: How Childhood and Elderhood, Together, are the Key to the Evolution of Human Cognition and Culture Date: Tuesday, April 6th Time: noon -1 pm Place: via Zoom Registration Required Across many species an extended childhood and high […]

Live Science Presentation: Microscopic Chefs – March 5, 2021

Live Science: The Live Science Series is hosted by the K-12 STEM Education and Outreach team at Berkeley Lab. Each episode in the series highlights research at the lab in a fun and simple way for the public to learn more about exciting STEM research. The Live Science series has explored topics including 3D design, […]

Berkeley Lab’s 9th Open Mic – Friday, March 19, 2021

We’re gathering again for an amazing hour of music, poetry, spoken word and, it goes without saying, great community. Watch the 9th open mic! Date: Friday, March 19 (add it to your calendar) Time: 4:30 – 5:30 pm As usual we want to welcome back all of our previous performers AND we want to take […]

The Groove Lounge with DJ Miles Green is Back! February 25, 2021

The Groove Lounge with DJ Miles Green An eclectic blend of groovy tunes from around the globe. Date: Thursday,  February 25 (add it to your calendar) Time: 5:00 – 6:00 pm Zoom: In case you missed it, click here for past recordings: Lounge Rules: – Open to Berkeley Lab employees (Sign in with […]

February Lambda Events – All are welcome!

The Lambda Alliance has a series of fun events planned for February – please join them! Crafternoon hangout February 18th (17:00-18:00) Got some craft projects you’re working on at home? Come and work on them with some friends. Drop in/out welcome!  Game night!   February 22nd (18:00-19:30) Join us on Boardgame Arena to play some […]