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Employees who carpool, vanpool, take public transit, drive their electric vehicles or bike to work on Wednesday, April 20, 2016, are invited to visit the Building 213 Bistro lobby between 7 and 9 a.m. to pick up a complimentary breakfast treat.
While you’re there, find out how much you save through green commuting, share your … Read More »
The April meeting of the Argonne Garden Club will be held Tuesday, April 19, 2016, at noon in Bldg. 212, Room A157. Garden Club members can cultivate their own plot at Argonne or join for the gardening talk at the monthly meeting.
Join this month’s guest speaker, University of Illinois Extension Master Gardener Pat … Read More »
Supervisors play an important role in mentoring new employees, whether they are technical staff, new researchers, postdocs or students. How can supervisors assess the needs of new group members, foster understanding, and enable a safe and productive work environment? Our panelists will help answer these and other questions and provide their perspectives on how to make … Read More »
A two-day workshop, “Using Energy Efficiently and Producing it Renewably,” will be held Friday, June 17, and Saturday, June 18, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Saieh Hall for Economics, Room 021, 5757 S. University Ave., Chicago.
The workshop is aimed at researchers and students, and private- and public-sector professionals active in energy … Read More »
One of Argonne’s greatest strengths is its diverse workforce, which includes individuals from dozens of countries with myriad backgrounds, identities and belief systems.
Recognizing this, CEP has developed a planning calendar that lists observances and labwide activities that reflect Argonne’s diversity, culture and community. This tool will help employees recognize the moments that matter to … Read More »
by Donna Jones Pelkie
The end of an era is near.
One white fallow deer remains on the Argonne site, and when this doe is gone, she will take a little bit of Argonne history with … Read More »
A retirement planning workshop will be held Thursday, April 21, 2016, at noon in the Bldg. 200 Auditorium. Presented by Fidelity, the workshop is designed for employees who are interested in developing a retirement income plan.
At the conclusion of the workshop, employees will be able to:
Assess their financial readiness to retire and identify … Read More »
Take a relaxing, 30-minute walk in a forested area and learn about Argonne’s natural resources on Tuesday, April 19, 2016. The walk will be guided by natural resource experts and ecology researchers.
Participants will learn about the history of our forested areas, invasive species control efforts and projects to re-establish native woodland plant species, as … Read More »
- BiqCrunch: Solving Binary Quadratic Problems Efficiently Using Semidefinite OptimizationJune 20 - 10:30 am
- First Measurement of Monoenergetic Muon Neutrino Charged-Current InteractionsJune 20 - 11:00 am
- Travel Adventures in Southeast AsiaJune 20 - 11:00 am