Elements is available via mobile app, desktop, and email. Those who sign up can select the categories of news they are most interested in, share posts with their colleagues, and receive important alerts and broadcasts. To start using Elements, download the app (search for “Berkeley Lab Elements” in the app stores), or visit elements.lbl.gov. More>
Nearly 16 years after its debut on Feb. 3, 2003, the Lab’s online newsletter Today at Berkeley Lab (aka TABL) is retiring this week to make way for Elements, the Lab’s new employee news platform. TABL follows a long history of Lab newsletters, starting with the Radiation Laboratory Bulletin, followed by The Magnet, and then Currents and The View. More>
John Hartwig, head of the Catalysis and Chemical Transformations Program in the Chemical Sciences Division and professor of chemistry at UC Berkeley, has been awarded the Wolf Prize in Chemistry for the development of efficient transition-metal catalysts that have revolutionized drug manufacturing. More>
A new archive, called Environmental Systems Science Data Infrastructure for a Virtual Ecosystem (ESS-DIVE), preserves, expands access to, and improves usability of data from DOE’s research in terrestrial and subsurface environments. The ESS-DIVE team consists of computer scientists, environmental scientists, and digital librarians from Berkeley Lab and the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis. More>
Special rates are available for the Berkeley Symphony upcoming concert “Britten and Bernstein” on Thursday Jan. 31, at 8 p.m. in UC Berkeley’s Zellerbach Hall. Lab employees can purchase $20 tickets (front and rear orchestra) using code LABGRAD20 and $10 tickets (rear balcony) using code LABGRAD10. Purchase here or call (510) 841-2800, ext. 1. This offer is sponsored by the Lab’s Postdoc Association.