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June 22 Lambda Alliance Resource Fair

As part of their 2016 Pride Month events, the Lambda Alliance is hosting a resource fair on the cafeteria patio from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Representatives from The Pacific Center, The Rainbow Community Center of Contra Costa County, and UC Berkeley Employee Assistance, will be available to discuss their services.

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Reception Honoring Recent and Past Retirees of Berkeley Lab

A reception honoring recent and past retirees of the Lab will be held at the Cafeteria on June 28 between 5:30 and 7 p.m. The event is organized in partnership with the Berkeley Lab EX-Ls and UC Berkeley Retirement Center. Go here to register. And be sure to add your name to the honor roll.

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Lab Marks LGBT Pride Month

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month is celebrated each year in the month of June to honor the 1969 Stonewall riots in Manhattan. The Stonewall riots were a tipping point for the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States. As part of Pride Month, we profile employees Deb Agarwal, Elijah Goodfriend, and Andrew Hagen.

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June is LGBTQ Pride Month; Several Lab Events Scheduled

The LAMBDA Alliance, LAMBDA Employee Resource Group, and the Diversity and Inclusion office are hosting a variety of events throughout the month of June in celebration of LGBTQ Pride Month. Including a screening of The Danish Girl, a resource fair, Giants baseball game, and networking event. A coffee hour will be held on June 8 at 2:30 in the cafeteria. More>

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June 7 Screening of Documentary on Famed Brain Researcher Marian Diamond

The film, “My Love Affair With the Brain,” will be shown at noon on Tuesday, June 7, in the Building 50 Auditorium. ETA’s Rick Diamond, son of Marian Diamond, will host a brief Q&A after the screening. The event is hosted by the Women Scientists and Engineers Council, the Energy Technologies Area, and the Diversity and Inclusion Office. Go here to view a trailer.

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Lab Participates in Clean Energy Ministerial Showcase June 1-2

The event will feature nearly 100 innovative companies and technologies in San Francisco’s Union Square. The Lab’s booth includes energy integration demos, including control system sequencing, interoperability, and model predictive control across buildings and transport. Also scheduled is a STEM teacher training, Science at the Theater, and tours of the Lab and JBEI. More>

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‘Veterans Day on the Job’ Hosted by VERG

Berkeley Lab’s Veteran Employee Resource Group (VERG) and the Diversity and Inclusion Office recently hosted a “Veterans’ Day on the Job” event for participants in the Npower program. The event included a tour, career workshop, and networking session. More>

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New Postdoc Orientation on May 25

New postdocs are encouraged to attend an orientation on May 25 at 12:30 p.m. in the Building 66 Auditorium. The event will include presentations from the Berkeley Lab Postdoc Association, Workforce Development and Education Office, and library services, and provide a chance for new hires to ask questions. More>

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Lab Scientists Participate in Maker Faire May 20 to 22

The Lab will have an “Ask-a-Scientist” booth at the event, which takes place at the San Mateo Event Center. Other DOE labs, EERE, and ARPA-E, and the DOE Office of Technology Transitions will also have a presence. Go here to view profiles of some of the Lab’s participating scientists. More>

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Check out Photos and Videos from Earth Month

Did you miss an Earth Month event? Check out photos of the Lab’s Earth Month activities, and view videos of the PG&E Energy Efficiency Panel and the talk on “Water Security in a Changing Climate.” You can also download the Lab Environmental Walk map. More>

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