President Trump made public his first federal budget blueprint. As is typical in the federal budget process, this initial document does not contain a lot of detail but is instead … Read More
About Paul Kearns
Paul K. Kearns, Laboratory Director, is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and a member of the American Nuclear Society and the Society for Conservation Biology. He holds a Ph.D. in health sciences, a master's degree in bionucleonics and a bachelor's in natural resources and environmental sciences, all from Purdue University. He has previously worked at Battelle Global Laboratory Operations and served as president and managing director of Battelle-Italia, Rome, Italy. He was director of the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory, Idaho Falls, Idaho and acting director of the Office of Energy Management, in Washington, D.C.
As part of Argonne’s efforts to increase the diversity of its workforce and foster an inclusive environment, lab leadership has committed to keeping employees aware of where we are on the journey. In the spirit of that commitment, I’m pleased to report that the latest employee demographics are now available online.
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Thomas Edison is supposed to have said, “Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration.” Here at Argonne we’re no strangers to putting in long hours in the service of our … Read More »
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) New Brunswick Laboratory (NBL), housed in Building 350 on the Argonne site, will undergo reorganization effective March 20, 2016. The changes reflect a decision by DOE’s Office of Science to adopt a new business model that allows NBL to continue its mission to produce, sell and deliver certified nuclear … Read More »
News can travel fast here in our lab community, which means many people have probably heard that we will soon be changing the way we manage a vital part of our community—special-term appointees, or STAs. Read More »
Office of the Director (OTD) and Operations (OPS) have initiated Navigator, a new peer mentoring and onboarding opportunity. Read More »
To support scientific innovation in the 21st century, Argonne’s mission-support organizations have aligned their efforts with the lab’s scientific mission through four key areas of advancement.
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Workday, a new HR system, will bring major benefits to employees, managers and the laboratory. It’s not just a software system – it represents a new way of doing business. Read More »
Argonne employs the best available talent in both programmatic and support areas of the laboratory in order to advance the laboratory’s scientific and engineering mission. As part of our commitment to laboratory excellence, Argonne celebrates diversity and inclusion within the workplace. Read More »