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National Security Leadership Fellows Complete Program

June 26, 2014

National Security Leadership Fellows

Members of the sixth class of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s (LLNL) National Security Leadership Program (NSLP) were presented with the Certificate in National Security Affairs by LLNL director, Bill Goldstein, on June 17 during a ceremony at the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University.  Inaugurated in 2008, this first executive development program for the School provides national security policy education to leaders at Livermore as well as resident students at Texas A&M University.  The NSLP is one outcome of The Texas A&M University System’s recent affiliation with Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (LLNS), which was selected last May as the management and operations contractor for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

The Certificate in National Security Affairs is designed to provide professionals in the field of national security with a comprehensive overview of the formation and operation of US national security policy.  The one-year graduate program consists of graduate courses, seminars, and other activities, some offered in residence in the summer and others provided via weekly teleconferencing.

While in the program, the LLNL students are named fellows of the Scowcroft Institute for International Affairs.  To date, forty-six LLNL scientists and engineers have completed the program.  The NSLP builds on the strong foundation of the current Master’s Program in International Affairs already offered by the Bush School, which has been recognized by national security experts for its in-depth, integrated curriculum and blend of theory and practical applications.

The graduation ceremony was broadcast via video conference from the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University.  The certificates were presented by Dr. Charles Herman, followed by remarks from Bush School Dean Ryan Crocker.

Crocker noted the importance of linking technical knowledge with policy studies. “Lawrence Livermore is one of the nation’s premier applied science laboratories, responsible for ensuring that our nation’s nuclear weapons remain safe and reliable by applying the latest advances in science and technology,” he said. “Adding a broader understanding of national security policy enhances the Laboratory’s ability to fully address both the technological and policy implications of its work,” he added.

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