Argonne’s Bike Share bicycles were fully deployed on May 25, 2018. The Bike Share Program provides employees with bicycles as a healthy, sustainable and fun way to travel on Argonne’s campus.
Wallace Raymond Simmons, a longtime resident of Plainfield, Illinois, passed away on May 20, 2018, in Signal Mountain, Tennessee, at the age of 96.
Simmons worked at Argonne from 1951 until his retirement in 1986. He contributed to the development, design and construction of nuclear components and facilities as well as the management and direction … Read More »
The spring 2018 issue of Argonne Now, the laboratory’s semiannual science magazine, will arrive in your inboxes in the next few days.
The magazine’s stories cover many areas of the laboratory — from the history of the Chicago Pile-1 chain reaction and the latest simulations of fluids that flow within nuclear reactors to the imminent … Read More »
Three Argonne researchers will discuss their Laboratory-Directed Research and Development (LDRD) sponsored work at the LDRD Seminar Series presentation Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at 12:30 p.m. in the Building 203 Auditorium. All are welcome to attend.
Visit the LDRD website to view upcoming seminars.
Laboratory employees are required to safeguard Government Property in their care, regardless of its location. Read More »
By Pam Gruszka and Norah Blackaller, Human Resource Services
Setting goals is a good way not only to help accomplish the task at hand, but also to chart a course for future accomplishments.
Beginning this month, managers will receive a Workday notification asking them to review their employees’ goals and have a conversation with employees … Read More »
Argonne National Laboratory has a vacation donation program that allows eligible employees to donate their vacation to a bank. This bank is to be used by an employee who is in a prolonged absence without pay due to a serious medical condition, or to take care of a seriously ill family member. Employees can donate … Read More »
Several Argonne employees received on-the-spot recognition for displaying positive safety and/or quality assurance initiative during the month of April 2018.
Gold Spot Award recipients Charles Blair (STE) Jason Dunkin (NWM) David Garbin (NWM) Gordon Johnson, Jr. (PMO) Alan Kastengren (XSD) Brian Pruitt (AES) Rogelio Ranay (XSD) Jon Smejkal (AES) Anil Thakkar (HSE) Roland Varriale, II … Read More »
When I was a postdoctoral appointee I had the opportunity to mentor a summer student. My supervisor had cautioned that taking on a student could be a lot of work, but if I was up to it, she’d support me. Seeing it as an opportunity to build my own mentoring skills and add a spark … Read More »
As a vital part of a commitment to helping its employees maintain an optimum quality of life, Argonne provides a benefit called the Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Read More »
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