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Director Hosts ‘State of the Lab’ on March 23; Will be Live Streamed

The director’s March 23 town hall meeting at 3 p.m. in Building 50 will be live streamed here. Alivisatos will discuss the development of a new proposal to upgrade the Advanced Light Source, the establishment by UC of the Berkeley Lab Foundation, and the announcement of the formation of a new Earth and Environmental Sciences Area, among other topics.

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DOE Deputy Secretary Visits Lab, Hosts Town Hall on March 24

Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall will discuss the Lab’s role in national security and research, and Secretary Moniz’s priorities for DOE. Her talk will include a Q&A with employees. The event takes place from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Building 50 Auditorium and will be live streamed. More>

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March 18 is Transit Driver Appreciation Day

Celebrate the contributions of the Lab’s bus drivers, and other transit operators you encounter, with a simple, smile, wave, or thank you. Go here for more information and to print out a personalized thank-you card.

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Lab’s China Energy Group Featured in New Asia Society Report

The report, “A Vital Partnership: California and China Collaborating on Clean Energy and Combating Climate Change,” features the China Energy Group’s work as a successful example of collaboration with Chinese state agencies. The report was launched at an event featuring Jerry Brown, Steve Chu, and China Energy Group head Lynn Price. More>

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Dec. 11 Poster Session Highlights Work by Undergraduate Interns

The work of 22 undergraduate students who have spent this fall participating in the SULI internship programs will be on display during a poster session from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the cafeteria. The poster session is hosted by Workforce Development & Education.

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Lab Holiday Party Scheduled for Dec. 17

The annual gathering will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 17, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the cafeteria dining hall. Beverages and snacks will be provided, and festive attire is encouraged. Donations are sought for the Berkeley Food & Housing Project. More>

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Women Scientists & Engineers Council Hosts Dec. 10 Networking Forum

The event takes place in Building 15-253, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. RSVP by Dec. 8 is required. Lunch will be provided and all employees are welcome to attend. More>

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Dec. 10 Craft Fair Showcases Handmade Items

The fair — Wednesday, Dec. 10, from 3:30 to 6 p.m. in the cafeteria — features a variety of handmade goods for sale, such as jewelry, baked goods, jams and jellies, hand sewn crafts, hand knitted and crocheted items, paintings, and items made from recycled materials. Go here to view a list of available products.

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Limited Quantity of Free Dickens Christmas Fair Tickets Available

Dave Batzloff of the IT Division has free tickets for the fair on the first two weekends (Nov. 22-23 and 28-30), while supplies last. The fair takes place in San Francisco’s Cow Palace. Batzloff is an actor who portrays Mr. Fezziwig. E-mail Batzloff for tickets. More>

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A ‘Celebration of Life’ Event for ALS Retiree Bob Miller

The event takes place Saturday, Nov. 29, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Albany Tap Room. Miller, who passed away in October, was a long-time Lab employee and Advanced Light Source staff member. He retired from the Lab in 2000. Contact Gerard Menut for more information. Go here for a remembrance of Miller.

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