Today at Berkeley Lab

Mary Maxon Chosen to Lead the Science Philanthropy Alliance

Group seeks to increase philanthropic funding for basic science by $1 billion over the next five years. More>

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10 Questions for Workforce Development & Education’s Laleh Coté

This manager of undergraduate research internships lists Jay Keasling as her science hero, loves learning new languages, and enjoys celebrating the Persian holiday Nowruz with her family. Go here to check out the rest of Coté’s answers.

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Cool Roofs Offer Salve for Hot Cities and Climate

Article on Lab energy efficiency pioneer Art Rosenfeld looks at his efforts to promote cool roofs as a way to combat urban heat, reduce smog, and cut greenhouse gases. More>

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10 Questions for EETD’s Anna Liao

This efficiency engineer makes a mean strawberry chia fresca and loves the local vibe of environmentalism and social action. Go here to check out the rest of Liao’s answers.

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Poem by Soon-to-Retire HVAC Tech Extols Lab’s Efforts to Help Mankind

While the Facilities Division’s Russ Guidi only worked here for seven and a half years, it was enough time for the Lab’s research to make a big impression, prompting him to write a moving poem before his last day tomorrow, when he retires. More>

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André Anders Named Editor-in-Chief for Journal of Applied Physics

Appointment for physicist in the Accelerator and Fusion Research Division who leads the Plasma Applications Group is effective July 1. More>

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Natalie Roe Testifies Before Congress on Particle Physics’ Future

Testimony prompted by recent release of Particle Physics Prioritization report. More>

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Frances Hellman Appointed Dean of UC Berkeley’s Mathematical and Physical Sciences Division

Berkeley Lab materials sciences researcher will oversees five departments in the division, part of the College of Letters & Sciences. More>

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Rui Zhang: Doing Science With Four Team Members, Four Nationalities

Earth scientist shares his experience as part of Diversity & Inclusion ‘Panorama’ series. More>

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10 Questions for MSD’s Alice Muller-Egan

Her science hero? Whoever invented microwave popcorn. Among her favorite activities? Going to Fentons ice cream parlor. Go here to check out the rest of her answers.

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