International Nuclear Safeguards Policy Course at MIIS

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The Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS) and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), in support of the U.S. Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration’s Next Generation Safeguards Initiative, are pleased to announce a one-week, tuition-free, intensive course on international nuclear safeguards policy and up to five paid summer internships.

The International Nuclear Safeguards Policy and Information Analysis Course will be held in Monterey from June 3- 7, 2019. The course is tuition free and open to all nationalities. Some stipends will be available to non-local applicants to partially cover transportation and housing costs. Course applicants who are U.S. citizens may also apply for a ten-week paid internship (June 10 to August 16, 2019) at LLNL in Livermore, CA. The internships pay $6,000 total which is paid in two installments of $3,000. Successful completion of the course is a prerequisite for the internships.

Application forms and more information are available at http://www.nonproliferation.org/education/courses/international-nuclear-safeguards/

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Barbara Jacak, NSSC Focus Area Lead, wins APS 2019 Bonner Prize

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Barbara Jacak, NSSC Focus Area Lead for Nuclear and Particle Physics, Director of the Nuclear Science Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and UC Berkeley Professor, has been notified that she will receive the 2019 Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics from the American Physical Society. Her selection recognizes her “leadership in the discovery and characterization of the quark-gluon plasma, especially her contributions to the PHENIX experiment and its explorations of jets as probes.” She will receive the award at the APS annual meeting in March 2019.

Congratulations, Barbara!

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