This year’s Incentivized Wellness Program (IWP) ends Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, but the good news is there’s still time to participate and earn “wellness credits,” which are financial incentives applied toward your 2017 monthly medical insurance premium.
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Adam Cohen, deputy under secretary for science and energy at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), will present “DOE National Laboratories and Their Role in Energy Innovation” at a … Read More »
You’re invited to attend the latest Health and Employee Wellness class, “Hip-hip-hooray! Healthy hips & tips.” Led by Physical Therapist Assistant JoAnn “Joni” Garcia (HEW), the 20-minute interactive lunchtime class will focus on exercises and stretches you can do to keep your hips strong and limber.
Five tips to keep your hips happy Stretch … Read More »
The latest TWIST tour (Tours of the Women in Science and Technology Program) will explore the Environmental Protection Program. The tour will include an introductory presentation about the program’s activities followed by a tour of a laboratory where various types of samples are prepared and analysis is performed.
The tour is scheduled for Thursday, … Read More »
The Argonne Accelerator Institute is hosting a retreat, Thursday, Sept. 15, and Friday Sept. 16, 2016, to explore future directions for particle accelerators at Argonne beyond the present ongoing projects and programs. The goal is to begin to chart a path toward the future by
Identifying opportunities within the broad, long-term accelerator landscape, consistent with … Read More »
The award-winning Argonne Choral Group will present a late summer concert on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, at noon in the Bldg. 362 Auditorium. In celebration of Argonne’s 70th birthday, the hour-long concert will include music from all of the decades from the 1940s to the present. All site employees whose schedules permit are … Read More »
If you need to raise your voice to be understood at a distance of three feet, you should think about using hearing protection.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), power lawn mowers have an average rating of 90 decibels. Exposure to noise at 85 decibels for longer than eight hours can … Read More »
If you’re one of Argonne’s 3,375 Box users, you may be interested to know that on Sept. 26, 2016, Box will end support for Internet Explorer (IE) 9 and 10. To continue to use Box with maximum security and functionality after this date, you will need to use Internet Explorer 11 or another supported browser. Box … Read More »
Argonne’s Mathematics and Computer Science Division wishes the laboratory a happy 70th birthday. The division aims to increase scientific productivity in the 21st century by providing intellectual and technical leadership in the computing sciences — computer science, applied computational mathematics and computational science.
All divisions and employee resource groups are invited to have a free … Read More »
The Argonne Leadership Institute is seeking the input of the lab’s technical and scientific staff, via a short survey, as they work to establish and develop the University Partnerships Program.
This new program will proactively engage universities to expand Argonne’s workforce pipeline and to create new professional development opportunities for Argonne staff. The … Read More »
- Scientific Domain-Informed Machine LearningDecember 12 - 3:00 pm
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- Multi-Reference Theory for Catalytic Activation of Small MoleculesDecember 14 - 11:00 am