U.S. Department of Energy Under Secretary Mark W. Menezes just happened to be sporting an APS-Upgrade scarf when he met with Argonne Lab Director Paul Kearns on Friday, March 23. … Read More
In February 2018, Joseph Keslin (BIS), Shari MacGregor (BIS), Madonna Pence (BIS), Kerri Schroeder (BIS) and Betty Waterman (CPA) received Gold Spot Awards for their efforts to organize, revise, edit and correct Argonne’s new Electrical Safety Manual.
The team, led by Pence, devoted numerous hours since early fall 2017 to take on the task … Read More »
The Science Careers in Search of Women (SCSW) Conference at Argonne on Thursday, April 19, 2018, provides female high school students with an extraordinary opportunity to explore science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers through a variety of interactions with Argonne’s world-class researchers and mission-support employees.
The SCSW student luncheon, from 12:45 to 1:30 p.m. in the Building 240 TCS Conference Center, connects Argonne … Read More »
The UChicago Physical Sciences Division Women in Science, Argonne’s Women in Science and Technology Program (WIST) and the Women of FermiLab are hosting a reception at the University of Chicago designed to help us expand their scientific networks, share initiatives from their respective organizations and discuss new ideas on how to … Read More »
The employee resource group Spectrum and the Women in Science and Technology Program will host a seminar “Becoming Tatyana – a Transgender Woman’s Journey of Self-discovery,” Thursday, March 29, 2018, from … Read More »
Last Friday, the President signed into law a final fiscal year (FY) 2018 spending bill, which funds the government through Sept. 30, 2018. The $1.3 trillion package significantly increases investment in research and development, providing $34.5 billion for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The details reveal a promising picture for Argonne and its … Read More »
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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 … 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.
Alternate Route … Read More »