Recently, several turtles were struck by cars on Westgate Road and along Frontage Road. Argonne has a wide variety of wildlife on campus including Canada geese, coyotes, deer, and snapping turtles. Please keep an eye out for all wildlife that may be trying to cross roads, sidewalks, or parking lots. Turtles may be especially hard … Read More
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Next-Mex, a Lemont restaurant that features a fusion of modern twists on traditional Mexican and Tex-Mex cuisine, will be serving items at the action station in the Building 213 Cafeteria on Thursday, June 20, 2019. Various menu items will be available for lunch purchase between 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
The Postdoctoral Program Office will offer the second Meaningful Mentoring workshop of the year on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in Building 201, Room 102. This session will focus on identifying mentoring needs and mapping a mentoring network.
The series is recommended for anyone seeking to strengthen skills as either … Read More »
Deadline for submission: Friday, July 5, 2019
The Advanced Photon Source (APS) is seeking user science proposals and requests for beam time on existing proposals. The submission deadline is Friday, July 5, 2019, for the following:
New general user proposals (GUPs) New beam time requests for APS run 2019-3 (10/1/2019 – 12/17/2019) on existing active … Read More »
ABLED launches a new support group for employees parenting children on the autism spectrum and related disorders
The employee resource group ABLED (Argonne Backs, Listens, and Educates for Disabilities) is sponsoring a new support group focused on employees who are parenting children on the autism spectrum and other related disorders. This support group is open to parents at any stage of their child’s journey, whether newly diagnosed, school aged, or transitioning to … Read More »
The Energy and Global Security directorate’s Diversity and Inclusion Council and the Women in Science and Technology program will host a seminar on informal and formal options for handling inappropriate behaviors, explain how they differ, and what to expect when bringing an issue forward.
“Say Something: Options for Addressing Inappropriate Behaviors Explained by the Ombuds, … Read More »
Imagine a drone dropping off the pet food you ordered just hours ago, or shopping online without having to worry about the shipping fees … Read More »
Several Argonne employees received on-the-spot recognition for displaying positive safety and/or quality assurance initiative during the month of May 2019.
Gold Spot Award recipients
Michael Bracken (AES) David Meyer (ASD) Glenn Moonier (AES) Leonard Morrison (AES) Anthony Puttkammer (ASD) Cristen Sarne (AES) William Sterling (STE) Robert Vargas (ASD) Andrzej Walkowicz (NWM) Andrey Yakovenko (XSD)
Silver … Read More »
The megawatt of radio frequency (RF) power amplified by one of the Advanced Photo Source (APS) klystrons … Read More »
To encourage donations for the 2019 Argonne Combined Appeal (ACA), the ACA Committee awarded $25 gas cards each week to early contributors. Thank you to all who contributed.
This year’s winners:
Kevin A. Brown (CPA) Russell J. Foster (BIS) Kawtar Hafidi (PSE) Anna Mikos (FAC) Jerry A. Nolen, Jr. (PHY) Daniel … Read More »
- Renewable Energy and Wildlife Interactions: Summary of What is Known and Research NeedsJune 17 - 10:30 am
- Scalable Nanosystems for Neuromorphic ComputingJune 17 - 11:00 am
- Spectroscopic Characterization of Reactive Intermediates in the Gas-Phase Pyrolysis and Oxidation of HydrocarbonsJune 17 - 11:30 am