Are you way behind? Not getting to the important things? Always rushing to finish something at the last minute? This brown bag seminar offered by Human Resource Services (HRS) will help you assess how you use your time, identify some of the issues that can wreak havoc with people’s schedules and provide a strategy and … Read More
The Leadership Institute will offer its Managerial Skill Series (MSS) of workshops beginning in February. The sequenced curriculum focuses on foundational supervisory and managerial skills.
The goal of this series and all of the Institute’s curricula is to positively impact employees’ careers by providing a disciplined, objective and purposeful process for leadership development. Through continual … Read More »
Argonne’s Technology Commercialization and Partnerships Division invites Argonne researchers to a presentation by Ralph Muehleisen — Engineering Systems Modeling-Simulation-Analysis Leader within the Energy Systems Division — that will describe a process for developing strong proposals in response to ARPA-E’s 2018 Open Funding Opportunity Announcement.
ARPA-E recently announced up to $100 million in … Read More »
Argonne’s Operations Excellence Council (OEC) is a senior management forum focused on delivering leading-edge science, and developing a strong commitment to, and culture around, research and operational excellence throughout the laboratory. The council supports timely, transparent and effective decision-making on operational programs. It communicates customer feedback, needs and priorities and reviews lab performance targets and … Read More »
HP has recalled a number of notebook computers and mobile workstation batteries. These batteries have the potential to overheat, posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers.
The batteries were shipped with or sold as accessories for the following units sold from December 2015 through December 2017:
HP ProBooks (64x G2 and G3 series, 65x … Read More »
Thank you to everyone who helped give U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry an exceptional experience during his visit to the lab last week, including the more than 700 employees who attended his all-hands address.
When notified of the visit, I knew we had an extremely busy week of preparation ahead. However, I was … Read More »
By Harold Gaines, president, Argonne African American ERG (AAA-ERG)
Every year on Martin Luther King Day, I can’t help but reflect on the continued power and relevance of Dr. King’s words and vision.
One Christmas Eve, he delivered a speech to his congregation at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, where he once again championed nonviolence … Read More »
In the middle of grad school, I had a particularly bad thesis committee meeting. I had hit a plateau with my progress in both my research and professional growth and it showed … badly.
My committee hammered away, question after question, for which no answer seemed satisfactory. I wanted to shrink into invisibility. My graduate … Read More »
Argonne’s annual Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day (IGED) is looking for employees interested in mentoring eighth-grade girls during the all-day event Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, at the Building 240 TCS Conference Center from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
IGED is a diversity outreach program designed to provide young students with an opportunity to learn … Read More »
On Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, a mouse created a stir in Argonne’s Legal department, located on the second floor in Building 201.
“I saw it sitting next to the Legal department’s water cooler,” said Legal Operations Manager Tracey Gallegos (LEG). “I jumped and yelped — a perfectly natural reaction. People came out of their offices … Read More »