Promoting Diversity from the Inside Out
Friday, September 22, 2023
Brookhaven's external advisory board on diversity, equity, and inclusion shares unique perspectives at this year's meeting.
National Science Foundation Supports N.C. A&T's Quantum Research with $5M Grant
Wednesday, September 20, 2023
N.C. A&T has been awarded a five-year grant from the National Science Foundation to expand its support for quantum information science and engineering.
Traineeships Aim to Boost Inclusion, Support Minorities in Nuclear Physics
Monday, September 11, 2023
Successful DOE pilot traineeship program aimed at bolstering representation of Black, Hispanic, and other minorities in the field will continue, expand opportunities
Armando Rúa Named Moore Foundation Experimental Physics Investigator
Wednesday, August 23, 2023
Armando Rúa, a CFN collaborator, was awarded a grant through the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.
DOE Announces $70 Million in Research Training Opportunities for Students and Faculty from Historically Underrepresented Institutions
Monday, August 21, 2023
RENEW initiative will support 40 minority-serving institutions to build a diverse STEM workforce
FOQUSing on the Future of Quantum
Monday, July 31, 2023
To build a foundation of inclusivity, the Faculty Outreach for Quantum-Interested UniversitieS (FOQUS) program is breaking down barriers, fostering networking, and preparing and developing underrepresented students from all STEM disciplines to enter the world of QIS.
BWIS Speaker Series: Ester Caffarel-Salvador, 'Charting a Scientific Career Across Countries and Professions,' 6/29
Friday, June 23, 2023
She developed a pill to administer insulin orally, now in clinical trials, which led the MIT Technology Review to recognize her as one of the 35 Innovators Under 35 in 2019.
Coming Out is a Lifelong Process
Thursday, June 22, 2023
CFN’s Sara E. Mason explains the need to constantly explain—and what can help change that.
Looking Back, Reaching Forward
Tuesday, June 13, 2023
Ericmoore Jossou and Riley Hultquist reflect on the impact of mentorship from both sides.
GEM: A Crown Jewel in Brookhaven's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Strategy
Thursday, May 25, 2023
The National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science is building an equitable STEM workforce by supporting fresh talent
Gorman-Metz Scholarship for Students With Disabilities Applications Due 6/23
Tuesday, May 23, 2023
There are many types of disabilities that are considered for reasonable accommodation in the workplace, and are applicable for the Gorman-Metz Scholarship.
Deadline to Apply for AAAG and Vincent J. Castillo STEM Scholarships is 5/30
Monday, May 22, 2023
The scholarships each award up to $1,000 to high school seniors intending to pursue science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) studies in college.
A World Between Two Islands
Thursday, May 11, 2023
During Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Heritage Month, Joanna Pendzick reflects on her family’s journey from Okinawa, Japan to Long Island, New York.
Mow Shiah Lin Scholarship for College Students of Asian Heritage: Apply by 6/7
Thursday, April 13, 2023
The APAA's scholarship is a one-time award of $2,000.
National Laboratories Partner With Minority-Serving Institutions to Prepare Students for the New Energy Workforce
Thursday, April 6, 2023
The project will help underrepresented students at the University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras get involved in the atmospheric sciences workforce.
Sekazi K. Mtingwa Honored with AAAS Philip Hauge Abelson Prize at Annual Meeting
Tuesday, April 4, 2023
Award recognizes key contributions to physics and significant global impact on the scientific community.
On International Women's Day, Brookhaven Women in Science Members Discuss Gender Equity
Wednesday, March 8, 2023
Megan Magrum, Jessica Gasparik, and Jennefer Maldonado reflect on the challenges women face in STEM and what can be done to help.
Kétévi Assamagan Pays it Forward
Friday, March 3, 2023
Kétévi Assamagan's contributions to physics go beyond his research at the Large Hadron Collider.
Meet Three Students Recognized by the AAAG at Brookhaven Lab
Tuesday, February 28, 2023
Members of the African American Advancement Group (AAAG) support cultural awareness and award scholarships for workforce development.
Brookhaven Lab and Boys & Girls Club of Shinnecock Nation Team Up for DIY STEM Program
Wednesday, February 22, 2023
Connecting concepts in STEM to the world around them, Shinnecock youth become engaged in the science of energy, the environment, and more.
Women in Physics: Apply Now for 2023 Scharff-Goldhaber Prize
Friday, February 17, 2023
The prize is granted to a female graduate student in physics who is recognized for her substantial promise and accomplishment.
DOE's RENEW Initiative to Support Five Pathway Summer Schools for Students from Underrepresented and Underserved Groups in STEM
Friday, February 10, 2023
Brookhaven National Laboratory and Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory will collaborate to provide an enriching and welcoming summer school for college freshman from underrepresented and underserved groups.
Physics Colloquium and BWIS Speaker: Heinz-Eberhard Mahnke: Remembering Science Pioneer Lise Meitner, 2/15
Wednesday, February 8, 2023
Mahnke will explore how Meitner’s work influenced the science of today and the lessons her life teaches about overcoming considerable obstacles such as exclusion and persecution.
Juanita McKinney and Erton Rudder of the AAAG Honor Black History Month
Monday, February 6, 2023
McKinney and Rudder reflect on the significance of Black History Month and discuss the beneficial role of the AAAG at Brookhaven Lab.
UTEP to Build on Research Strengths with Brookhaven National Laboratory Partnership
Tuesday, January 24, 2023
New agreement will also create internships and professional opportunities for students.
DOE Announces $32 Million in Research Opportunities for Underrepresented Groups
Monday, January 23, 2023
Scientists from Brookhaven National Laboratory and Argonne National Laboratory will collaborate with the University of Puerto Rico—Rio Piedrasto build a pipeline of students engaged in atmospheric aerosol research.
Apply Now for 2023 Chasman Award for Women
Wednesday, January 18, 2023
The Chasman Award encourages women to pursue careers in the science, technology, engineering or mathematics disciplines.
2023 Fowler Award in Chemical and Biochemical Sciences: Applications Due by 2/15
Tuesday, January 10, 2023
This award is given annually to an outstanding early career woman scientist who has advanced the chemical or biochemical sciences through research conducted at, or in collaboration with, Brookhaven Lab.
BWIS Lecture 1/19 at 3 p.m.: Ed Sierra on 'Lise Meitner: A Physics Love Story'
Monday, January 9, 2023
She is considered to be the unsung hero of nuclear fission, having played an essential role in its 1938 discovery.
City Tech Students, Faculty Join Brookhaven Lab at 20th Advanced Accelerator Concepts Workshop
Thursday, December 29, 2022
NYCCT students get an in-depth look at accelerator science through lectures, workshops, and an on-site laboratory tour.
BWIS Lecture: 'STEM Pathway Toward Protein Biomaterials and Innovation—and the Lessons Learned,' 12/8
Wednesday, December 7, 2022
Inspired by nature's biopolymers, Prof. Jin Kim Montclare and her lab team employ synthetic and chemical biology to construct materials.
Honoring Native American Heritage with Nelson Cause
Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Cause reflects on the strong community and unique challenges within the Shinnecock Nation.
Naming of New Cryo-Electron Microscopes Honors New York Landmarks
Wednesday, November 16, 2022
The instruments’ names celebrate diversity and inclusion while also serving as a nod to the LBMS’ primary capital funding source, NY state.
Brookhaven Lab Integrates the Rising STEM Scholars Program
Tuesday, November 8, 2022
New program keeps high school students engaged with the Lab and prepares them for the High School Research Program.
Brookhaven Veterans Association Donation Supports Honor Flight
Tuesday, November 8, 2022
The donation will cover a local veteran’s trip to visit Washington, D.C. for a day meant to honor and thank them for their service.
Brookhaven Lab Named a Top Employer by STEM Workforce Diversity
Tuesday, October 18, 2022
Readers were asked where they would prefer to work and who would provide a positive working environment.
ERG Spotlight: Sandra Moran and Jose Rodriguez of the Hispanic Heritage Group
Friday, September 30, 2022
Moran and Rodriguez reflect on sharing culture, connecting with their heritage, and amplifying representation.
Partnership with Dillard University Brings Brookhaven Lab's First Legal Office Intern
Friday, September 23, 2022
Inspired by the impact law can have on a community, Ahjenea White explores the many facets of law through hands-on work and one-on-one mentorship.
2022 Mow Shiah Lin Scholarship Award Ceremony, 9/23
Tuesday, September 20, 2022
This scholarship commemorates the life of Mow Shiah Lin, who was a distinguished scientist in Brookhaven’s Energy Sciences and Technology Department.
African School of Physics Brings New Opportunities
Monday, September 19, 2022
Brookhaven Lab supports the 7th African School of Physics, to be held in Gqeberha, South Africa, this fall.
SUPER Program Expands Undergraduate Research Support
Friday, September 9, 2022
U.S. ATLAS opens hands-on research spots to students from underrepresented minorities outside of the collaboration.
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University Joins Brookhaven Lab's Quantum Center
Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Joining as C2QA’s second affiliate member, N.C. A&T looks forward to collaborating on cutting-edge research and preparing the next generation of QIS professionals
Brookhaven Lab, AABE, Con Edison Team up on Sustainable Energy Course at Brooklyn's Bedford Academy
Friday, August 12, 2022
Students learn what it takes to power their community and how they can play a role in solving the energy problems of the future.
Meet Cliff Brutus: Mechanical Engineer, Project Manager, and Life-Long Learner
Thursday, August 11, 2022
A go-kart, scholarship, and internship at Brookhaven Lab fueled his love for machines of the grandest scale.
Meet the 2021 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Award Recipient
Monday, July 25, 2022
This award recognizes a key contributor who demonstrated leadership qualities that exemplify the ideals of inclusion, diversity, and equity into practical action.
Brookhaven Lab's Visiting Faculty Program Fosters New Nano Center at SUNY – Buffalo State
Thursday, July 21, 2022
By extending its duration, Saquib Ahmed leveraged the program’s resources to build out a nanoscience center at his home institution.
AAAG 2022 STEM Scholarship Awards Ceremony, 7/20
Tuesday, July 19, 2022
The AAAG program offers scholarships to encourage underrepresented minority students pursuing careers in STEM.
ERG Spotlight: Shari Lindner of the Brookhaven Veterans Association
Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Leveraging her own experiences, Shari Lindner facilitates programs that bring job opportunities to veterans.
Career Paths and the Spice of Life: A Conversation with Scientist, Peace Corps Volunteer Triveni Rao on Tuesday, 7/12
Friday, July 8, 2022
This event is sponsored by Brookhaven Women in Science, Brookhaven Lab's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Office, and its Office of Educational Programs.
From RHIC to EIC: At the QCD Frontiers
Thursday, June 30, 2022
Annual users’ meeting highlights physics results, future plans, efforts to increase diversity, and more.
RHIC/AGS Users' Meeting Emphasizes Diverse Workforce Opportunities
Thursday, June 30, 2022
Supporting scientists and students from underrepresented communities is a top priority for the nuclear physics field.
ERG Spotlight: Theresa Grimaldi of the Pride Alliance
Friday, June 17, 2022
Brookhaven Lab’s Theresa Grimaldi and the Pride Alliance are combatting closet culture through community, awareness, and allyship.
AAAG Accepting Applications for Augustus Prince Award for African American Scholars
Wednesday, June 15, 2022
This award was established by Brookhaven Lab's African American Advancement Group (AAAG) in memory of Prince, a notable African American nuclear scientist who worked at Brookhaven from 1966 to 1993.
2022 Scharff-Goldhaber Prize Ceremony and Talk, 6/24
Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Brandeis University graduate student Jiayi Chen has been named the winner of the prize.
Join 'A Conversation About Self-Care' With Kymn Harvin, Presented by the DEI Office, 6/9
Friday, June 3, 2022
The Lab’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Office is hosting this “outside-the-box” exploration of self-care.
Liu and LaRochelle-Richard Win 2022 Chasman Award; Virtual Ceremony and Talks 6/22
Monday, May 23, 2022
The Chasman Award encourages women to pursue STEM careers and honors the memory of noted Brookhaven physicist Renate Chasman (1932-1977).
Haiyan Gao Named 'Highly Accomplished Asian American Professional'
Thursday, May 19, 2022
Gao will be recognized at the thirteenth annual Suffolk County Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration.
Announcing the Inaugural Fowler Award Winners
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Tiffany Victor Lovelace, Diana Lutz, and Maila Danielis will be recognized at a virtual ceremony later this summer.
Mow Shiah Lin Scholarship for College Students of Asian Heritage: Apply by 6/8
Tuesday, April 19, 2022
This scholarship is made possible with support from the APAA, the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Office, and individual contributions.
BWIS Lecture: Shifting Paradigms to Engineer Change in STEM, Today, 3/24, at 4 p.m.
Thursday, March 24, 2022
This lecture will focus on what it means to be committed to building an inclusive spirit of innovation.