Today at Berkeley Lab

Another Successful Daughters & Sons to Work Day

Last week, employees worked together to welcome more than 100 students ages 9-16 to the Lab for the annual Daughters and Sons to Work Day. The day-long event, hosted by Workforce Development & Education, included tours of research facilities and hands-on activities. This Exposure feature includes photos from the event.

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May 3 Photo Club Spring Showcase

Check out an exhibit of images taken the Lab Photo Club from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Perseverance Hall. Visitors can enter a raffle to win photo prizes.

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Spring Intern Poster Session on April 26

The work of 31 undergraduate students who spent the spring participating in the BLUR, CCI, and SULI internship programs will be on display during a poster session from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Cafeteria on Wednesday, April 26. Interns work with world-class scientists and engineers on projects related to the Lab’s cutting-edge research programs.

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Happy Earth Day…Lab Website, Fair Offer Ways to Celebrate

Since 1970, Earth Day — which takes place April 22 — has celebrated our home planet, and the ways we can all take better care of it. Learn some ways you can help make every day Earth Day by checking out the Sustainable Berkeley Lab website and stopping by the Safety, Security, and Sustainability Fair on Thursday, April 27, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the Cafeteria parking lot.

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Guest House Hosts April 26 BBQ to Honor Administrative Professionals

Our admin professionals work hard, so to honor their efforts, the Guest House will host a BBQ on Wednesday, April 26, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will feature free burgers, hot dogs, and vegetarian option, as well as drinks, sides, and cookies. Go here to RSVP.

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UC Berkeley’s ‘Cal Day’ Open House is April 22

The organizers of Cal Day — UC Berkeley’s free annual public open house — invite the public to explore the question “What will you change in this generation?” through the more than 400 events that will showcase Berkeley and its impact on the world. More>

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Lab, Google Host Multi-Vendor Interoperability Demo of FAUCET SDN Software

In a real-time demonstration co-sponsored by ESnet, seven vendors of network equipment successfully tested the interoperability of FAUCET, an open-source SDN (software-defined networking) controller. The March 30 event was also sponsored by Google and LBLnet (Berkeley Lab’s internal network). Simeon Miteff, an LBLnet network manager in IT, was the event’s lead organizer. More>

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Earth Month Events: ‘Lexicon of Sustainability’ Pop-Up Art Show and Talk

The exhibit — displayed in the cafeteria April 17 to 21 — highlights sustainability concepts illustrated through stunning images that describe the vocabulary of sustainable agriculture and America’s rapidly evolving food culture. Attend a related April 19 talk. See the full Earth Month calendar here.

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Annual Safety, Security & Sustainability Fair Takes Place April 27

The Operations Division is hosting this second annual fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the cafeteria parking lot (Lot K1). Visitors can experience a simulated earthquake in the Big Shaker, get a free bike tune-up, check out an e-bike demo, or participate in a raffle for prizes. The Bay View Café will offer a special BBQ lunch for purchase. More>

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Earth Month Event: Explore the Lab’s Energy Data at April 11 Seminar

John Elliott will present “Tools for Change: New Online Tools to See, Understand, and Manage Energy Use at Berkeley Lab.” The talk is an Energy Technologies Area seminar and part of the Lab’s Earth Month celebration. The talk takes place noon to 1 p.m. in Building 90-3122, or tune in via Zoom (see calendar listing). View the Earth Month calendar.

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