Argonne’s ninth annual Postdoctoral Research and Career Symposium was held this fall to showcase the scientific research of postdoctoral scientists and engineers and graduate students and to offer them networking opportunities to help further their careers. The symposium also connects industry and government recruiters with the nation’s top scientific and engineering talent. Postdocs and graduate … Read More
January is National Mentoring Month, and what better way to begin the year than to “JumpStart” your mentoring relationships?
In a JumpStart meeting set for Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, we’ll talk about:
basic steps towards building a meaningful mentoring relationship key skills for mentors and mentees examples of mentoring activities resources available to … Read More »
“This is the most cutting-edge place in the world in my field, in materials science. The APS enables all kinds of collaborations — it’s the only place I’ve worked so far that has scientist from all over the world.”
— Rostislav Hrubiak, Photon Sciences (PSC)
This image was taken at Argonne’s Lab Fest … Read More »
Argonne employee feedback is sought to help develop the job description and direct the search for a new laboratory director.
The search committee will hold open forums for employees to share their thoughts and ideas regarding the search process and candidate qualities and qualifications. These meetings will take place at Argonne on Tuesday, Jan. 10, … Read More »
Employees interested in becoming a league sanctioned substitute member of the Argonne Mixed Bowling League (AMBL) are welcome to sign up. The league starts its second half of friendly competition this Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016, with league play continuing through the third week of April, 2017.
This is a great way to have fun and … Read More »
Drones and model airplanes make great holiday gifts. Here’s some info to help you get ready to fly.
Ownership requirements You must be at least 13 years of age to register a drone. You must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident. Visiting foreign nationals must register their drones upon arrival in the United … Read More »
On November 8, 2016, Wenhua Yu (ES) received a Gold Spot Award for his diligence in improving housekeeping issues in a number of laboratories. Ensuring a clean and well organized laboratory is vital in improving work efficiency and, most importantly, the safety of staff.
When Whenua was assigned responsibility of numerous laboratory spaces, he was … Read More »
By Sandy Guendling, Security Programs Manager, Facilities Management and Services (FMS)
All employees should be cautious when developing documents (e.g., reports, presentations, white papers, pre-proposals, proposals, etc.) from open source information. Although information is found on the internet, in a book, magazine or other publicly accessible media, it does not mean that the information is … Read More »
Radiation dosimeters are due
Employees are asked to return dosimeters to the assigned rack or local distribution office as follows: If not working the laboratory closure by Thursday, Dec. 22; or if you are working during the closure by Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016. Prompt return will help minimize the added effort and costs associated … Read More »
The shoemobile will be in the Building 200 parking lot from 8 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, December 21, 2016.
The shoemobile provides a broad selection of safety shoes, winter boots, and special ice-traction devices that can be placed over shoes. Employees interested in footwear through the shoemobile should complete a Request for Safety … Read More »