Argonne National Laboratory


Spectrum Meeting

Spectrum is an employee resource group led by Argonne employees who are specifically dedicated to building awareness of, and providing resources to, Argonne’s LGBTQA+ community in support of Argonne’s Diversity and Inclusion initiatives and the Argonne Next pillar of Community.

All Argonne, DOE, and UChicago employees are welcome to participate. We are an inclusive community made up of people of all orientations. Allies are always welcome!

Two faces offer limitless possibilitiesJuly 19, 2018

Named for the mythical god with two faces, Janus membranes — double-sided membranes that serve as gatekeepers between two substances — have emerged as a material with potential industrial uses.

Training the next generation of entrepreneursJune 13, 2018

Argonne’s fellows in the Applied Research Experience program have a front-row view of entrepreneurship as they help the laboratory’s Chain Reaction Innovators achieve research goals.

Celebrating 40 years of empowerment in scienceJune 7, 2018

Four decades ago, an ambitious group of women scientists at Argonne banded together to help form a group that would empower generations of women to come. In late May, they celebrated the 40th anniversary of that group, the Chicago Area Chapter of the Association for Women in Science (AWIS).

Lewis University wins the Department of Energy Cyber Defense CompetitionApril 10, 2018

Lewis University wins the 2018 DOE Cyber Defense Competition.

Warm introductions to science and engineeringMarch 7, 2018

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day (IGED) is an opportunity for over 100 girls to learn about STEM careers by participating in hands-on activities, listening to presentations and sitting down with scientists for mentoring sessions.

Regional competition tests knowledge and inspires the next generation to reach towards their futureFebruary 9, 2018

Thirteen middle school teams faced off at Oswego East High School for the 28th annual Department of Energy Regional Science Bowl in January.