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Summer weather and sandals go hand-in-hand, but closed-toe shoes are a much safer option when you’re working, especially in laboratories, outdoors and in areas that require closed-toe or safety shoes.
According to the National Safety Council, 75 percent of job-related foot injury victims were not wearing safety shoes.
Argonne provides a safety shoe allotment … Read More »
The Energy and Global Security (EGS) Directorate is calling for nominations for the EGS Excellence Awards. The deadline to submit a nomination is Friday, June 17, 2016.
The directorate grants awards in three categories each year to recognize the outstanding achievements of EGS employees:
The Project Award acknowledges project work that has significantly impacted Argonne, … Read More »
The Energy Sciences Building (ESB) at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory received a 2016 Green GOOD DESIGN™ Award from the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design.
Green GOOD DESIGN’s goal is to bestow international recognition to those … Read More »
by Diana Anderson
Several members of Argonne’s Performance Management Assurance (PMA) division have taken the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) pledge to drive phone free.
Carole Onik, lead principal internal auditor, encouraged her colleagues to take the voluntary pledge at a monthly division staff meeting where she gave a presentation on distracted driving.
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Avid gardening enthusiasts or beginners looking to reap their first harvest can still claim a plot of land on Argonne’s campus to plant and cultivate. The Garden Club has plots available for the 2016 growing season near Buildings 203 and 200. Those interested in growing garden-fresh vegetables, herbs and flowers can visit the Garden … Read More »
Congratulations to the following researchers on recently having their U.S. patents granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for technologies invented at Argonne:
Method to fabricate portable electron source based on nitrogen incorporated ultrananocrystalline diamond (N-UNCD) Patent: US 9,299,526 Date: March 29, 2016
Ani Sumant (NST) Ralu Divan (NST)
PLZT capacitor on glass … Read More »
The following is a list of Argonne retirees and employees who have passed away since the first of the year.
John T. Bednarcik, January 1 LaMonte Brandner, February 5 Lorin A. Bressler, January 18 James P. Burelbach, March 31 Henry L. Carlson, January 9 James E. Carson, March 29,2016 Joseph R. Climer, January 26 Francis … Read More »
The following is a list of Argonne employees who have recently retired.
Allan Bernstein (PHY) retired April 16 Andrew P. Bracken (FMS) retired April 2 Mark J. Bragen (GSS) retired April 2 Herbert L. Collins (EGS) retired January 31 Ronald R. Krol (CIS) retired April 1 Frank R. Lenkszus (AES) retired February 6 Paul F. … Read More »
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- Chicago Quantum Summit draws experts from industry, government, and academiaNovember 12, 2018
- Model BehaviorNovember 9, 2018