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Applications Open for Undergraduate Spring Internships

The SULI program encourages undergraduate students to pursue STEM careers by providing research experiences at DOE labs. Students perform research, under the guidance of staff scientists or engineers, on projects supporting the DOE mission. Applications close October 7. Apply here.

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JBEI Hosts National Student Leadership Conference

Select group of high school students chosen to participate in fast-paced, high-level, interactive summer session. JBEI hosted 76 of these kids on July 22. More>

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iCLEM: An Atypical Summer Job for Bay Area High School Students

Eight Bay Area high school students are participating in this summer’s iCLEM program, earning money and gaining “college knowledge” while conducting bioenergy research in the state-of-the-art scientific laboratories of the Joint BioEnergy Institute. More>

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Nuclear Science, Physics, Help Celebrate Neutrino Day in South Dakota

Over 800 people attended the July 12 event. At the Sanford Underground Research Facility’, Lab staff discussed the LUX and LZ dark-matter experiments, and Majorana neutrinoless double beta decay experiment. Go here to hear NSD’s Alan Poon interviewed for South Dakota Public Broadcasting. More>

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Nuclear Science Hosts Another Successful Scout Day

Nearly 180 boy and girl scouts, along with 50 leaders, visited the Lab last month for this annual event, co-sponsored by the Advanced Light Source and the Workforce Development & Education Office. The scouts listened to lectures, constructed atomic models, built an electroscope, and toured the ALS, among other activities.

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Summer Fun Days at Lawrence Hall of Science

Each Wednesday in July enjoy a different Summer Fun Day, such as boat building, ice cream making, and fizzy foamy sidewalk painting. Come on a Family Bug Hunt. Learn new things and pursue your passions in our Summer Camps and Ingenuity Studio. Visit the Hall this month. More>

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Lab Assists Kazakhstan With Construction of Particle Accelerator

Joe Kwan with the Accelerator & Fusion Research Division will assist with design and technology transfer for the machine, which will begin construction in 2015. More>

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Physics Hosts High School Students & Teachers for Cosmology Workshop

Participants from around the Bay Area attended the five-day “Physics In and Through Cosmology” workshop, organized by the Physics Division’s Tony Spadafora and Eric Linder, and Laurie Kerrigan of Mercy High School in San Francisco. Photo>

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Ukulele Club Performs at Fundraising Function for Hercules Library

Group provided entertainment for event that honored donors, volunteers for raising money to extend hours and services. More>

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Youngest ALS Users Invited to White House Makers Faire

Two Berkeley seventh graders, who used beamlines during field trip last year, make a trip to Washington D.C. More>

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