Today at Berkeley Lab

Red Cross #MissingType Blood Drive on June 21

If you’d like to volunteer to give blood during this month’s Red Cross #MissingType donation drive, the Bloodmobile will be in the cafeteria parking lot this Thursday, June 21, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Go here to schedule an appointment (sponsor code “LBL”); save time by using RapidPass. Walk-ins are also welcome.

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Pride Month 2018: Screening of ‘Love, Simon’

As part of LGBTQ+ Pride Month, the Lab is hosting a screening of the movie “Love, Simon” today in the Building 50 Auditorium at 11:30 a.m. The full schedule of other Lab Pride Month events is available here.

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Winners Announced for Photo Club ‘Macro’ Contest

The first place winner is Doug Lockhart, with Christian Patricola, Sayan Gupta, and Karen Lingua tied for second, Gupta and Lingua tied for third, and John Christensen in fourth place. Go here to view the winning images and for more on the Lab’s Photo Club.

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Want to Improve Your Public Speaking? Toastmasters Club Hosts June 7 Open House

Join the Lab’s Toastmasters — a group dedicated to improving public-speaking and leadership skills — at an open house on Thursday, June 7, at noon in Building 70A-3377. The event will feature distinguished Toastmaster Brendan James Murphy, a professional who applies public speaking to highly technical and business-related projects. Attendees can take the stage during the “Table Topics” session.

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Winners Announced for Photo Club’s Urban/City/Street Contest

The first-place winner is Matthew Dorsey, with Stephen Czarnecki in second, Haris Mahic and Laura Wong tied for third, and TIm Kneafsey and Sayan Gupta tied for fourth. Go here to view the winning images and for more on the Lab’s Photo Club.

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Employee Photo Contest: Enter Photos Taken at the Lab

Employees, affiliates, contractors, and those conducting research at the Lab are invited to submit up to five photographs taken on Lab grounds or feature the Lab in some way. The deadline for entries is June 4. This competition is separate from a Lab Physics Photo Walk and competition on May 16. Go here for information on rules and judging. Winners will be announced June 25.

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Water Image Garners Top Prize at Spring Showcase

Staff attending the recent Photo Club Spring Showcase voted for their favorite photo, and the winner was John Christensen (Energy Geoscience Division) for his image “Water is Life.” Qing Ji (Accelerator Technology and Applied Physics) Division won the raffle drawing and took home a matted copy of the winning photo. Go here to view the winning image and for more on the Photo Club.

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Catch What You Missed During Earth Month

The Lab’s Earth Month celebration in April included an e-bike meetup, a movie about food waste, environmental tips from a panel of Lab researchers, and a comprehensive presentation on the Lab’s natural history. Check out videos, photos, and more here.

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May 9 Presentation on TechWomen and Scientific Diplomacy

The Molecular Foundry, the Women Scientists and Engineers Council, and the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Office are hosting a presentation and panel event called “Scientific Diplomacy: From Berkeley Lab to Egypt” on Wednesday, May 9 at noon in the Building 50 Auditorium. More>

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Want to Ride Your Bike to Work? Enter the Bay Area Bike Challenge

May is Bike to Work Month. If you want to ride your bike to work this month, enter the Bay Area Bike Challenge to join a team or start your own, track your rides, win prizes, or just have fun. More information on the Bay Area Bike Challenge is available here.

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