The latest TWIST tour (Tours of the Women in Science and Technology Program) will explore Argonne’s scientific glassblowing facility which provides scientists the opportunity to acquire sophisticated custom glassware to assist them in their research activities. After successful design interaction between the glassblower and scientists, components are fabricated using glass tubing and flasks and … Read More
In February, during the last severe snowstorm of the season, Claybourne White (PSC) assisted the Advanced Photon Source (APS) in providing continuity of operations by superintending facility users’ safety overnight.
The APS operates on a 24/7 basis, and users visiting the lab often stay at the Guest House. Thus, they can remain safely on site … Read More »
Depending on weather conditions, prescribed burns may be held on site today in the 600 Area and south of the 200 Area.
The burns help to promote the health of native plants, eliminate unwanted exotic plants and reduce the probability of wildfires.
Burns are conducted only on days that meet certain weather criteria, including wind … Read More »
Avoid a white-knuckled commute and antacids for breakfast! If you take I-55 north to Lemont Road to enter through Westgate in the morning, you may want to consider taking an alternate route in order to avoid potential traffic safety risks. Three alternate routes are mapped out, and turn-by-turn directions are listed below.
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The ML/HPC Journal Club will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, March 29, 2018, at 10 a.m. in Building 240, Room 1407. Join us for two brief presentations from Argonne researchers.
All interested employees are invited to attend.
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Virgin Pulse’s late winter “Step it Up for a Better You” challenge attracted 450 participants and 63 teams, surpassing last year’s participation by 10 percent. As teams progressed through the challenge, they unlocked custom information online in Virgin Pulse about safely staying active during the winter, eating well, sleeping well, avoiding winter blues and being … Read More »
Principal Nuclear Engineer Bo Feng (NE) will discuss his Laboratory-Directed Research and Development (LDRD) sponsored work at the LDRD Seminar Series presentation Tuesday, March 27, 2018. “Simulation and Design of a Test … Read More »
All employees are invited to attend one of the three town hall meetings that will provide an overview of goal use at the lab, a refresher on things to think about when writing goals, a review of how goals work in Workday and a guide to additional resources.
“Goals: A Closer Look” town hall meetings:
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In celebration of Women’s History Month, Argonne’s Women in Science and Technology Program (WIST) has created a series of videos reflecting on the group’s own history.
In the current installment, WIST members reflect on the impact the group’s efforts have had at the laboratory. View the video here.
Argonne employees are invited to join leaders in design and engineering for an illuminating evening focused on making laboratory lighting more usable, energy efficient and sustainable. And top off the evening with a tour of the Advanced Photon Source.
The event will be held on Thursday, March 22, 2018, from 3 to 7 p.m. in … Read More »