Argonne’s new Student Operations Team brings together expertise from across the lab to help meet students’ needs, including responding to incidents and addressing concerns that arise during the summer intern season. This team serves as a single-point contact for students, mentors and lab employees to share concerns and issues related to the students, and provides … Read More
Through a partnership with Northern Illinois University’s STEM read program and Argonne Educational Programs, author Andy Weir, of “The Martian” and “Artemis,” will visit Argonne on Thursday, June 28, 2018. Weir will speak about … Read More »
As part of an NSF-funded curriculum project, Educational Programs will be hosting a five-day camp for middle school students on weather and computational thinking from Monday, June 25, through Friday, June 29, 2018, at the Building 360 Learning Center.
The camp is open to students entering seventh, eighth or ninth grade this coming school year. … Read More »
Marvin Tetenbaum, a longtime resident of Hinsdale, Illinois, died peacefully at home on January 28, 2018, at the age of 96. He was raised in Brooklyn, New York, and received his B.S. in chemical … Read More »
By Betsy Dunn, Health, Safety and Environment Director, and Meridith Bruozas, Educational Programs and Outreach Manager
Each summer, Argonne welcomes student interns and the energy they bring to our campus. Part of their work experience requires awareness of and a focus on safety. While this is an exciting time for both the students and Argonne, … Read More »
Wallace Raymond Simmons, a longtime resident of Plainfield, Illinois, passed away on May 20, 2018, in Signal Mountain, Tennessee, at the age of 96.
Simmons worked at Argonne from 1951 until his retirement in 1986. He contributed to the development, design and construction of nuclear components and facilities as well as the management and direction … Read More »
By Pam Gruszka and Norah Blackaller, Human Resource Services
Setting goals is a good way not only to help accomplish the task at hand, but also to chart a course for future accomplishments.
Beginning this month, managers will receive a Workday notification asking them to review their employees’ goals and have a conversation with employees … Read More »
Argonne National Laboratory has a vacation donation program that allows eligible employees to donate their vacation to a bank. This bank is to be used by an employee who is in a prolonged absence without pay due to a serious medical condition, or to take care of a seriously ill family member. Employees can donate … Read More »
Internship season begins on May 29, 2018, and with that comes the opportunity to help shape students’ future careers. For the third year in a row, Educational Programs will be offering Lunch with a Researcher, which gives scientists and engineers a chance to speak directly to a small group of undergraduate interns about potential career … Read More »
Branch Geoffrey Pierce, who worked as an environmental engineer in Argonne’s Health, Safety and Environment Division, died on April 18, 2018, at the age of 65.
His tenure at the lab … Read More »