Argonne National Laboratory


WIST Steering Committee Meeting

Argonne's Women in Science and Technology (WIST) steering committee will hold its next meeting at the Bistro 213 Work Cafe on Monday, Dec. 14, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The meeting will be open to all employees and include discussion of the upcoming call for a new WIST program initiator, call for new steering committee members and a panel on the recent Summit of Women in the DOE labs organized by COACh and hosted at Argonne last month.

Please join us if your schedule permits.

Joshua LyleDecember 8, 2015


Argonne Fellowships

Argonne offers special fellowships to be awarded internationally to outstanding doctoral scientists and engineers who are at early points in promising careers:

What's NEXT employee climate survey Town Hall Focus Group

Laboratory Director Peter Littlewood and Lisa Durham, Director of the Leadership Institute at Argonne, will welcome and introduce representatives from WFD Consulting, the independent firm that worked with Argonne to administer the recent What’s NEXT climate survey.

Technologist in Residence pilot program pairs companies with national labs to advance clean energyDecember 1, 2015

The U.S. Department of Energy recently selected representatives from Argonne for three of seven spots in its new Technologist in Residence pilot program, created to increase collaboration between the national laboratories and private-sector companies.

CIMposium December Meeting

The Chicago Innovation Mentors (CIM) organization will hold a CIMposium “Evaluating Your Market,” Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Chicago Innovation Exchange (CIE) Auditorium located at 1452 E 53rd St, Chicago, IL 60615.

WIST Holiday Luncheon

All employees are invited to the WIST Holiday on Thursday, December 3, 2015, at the Argonne Guest House from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

For the main course there are four choices, Chicken Dijon, London Broil, Baked White Fish and Vegetarian Baked Lasagna. The cost will be $22 including taxes and gratuity. The full menu is below.

RSVP to by Monday, November 30, 2015, and be sure to indicate your preference for the main course chicken, beef, fish, or vegetarian lasagna when replying. Employees can pay at the Luncheon.

Faculty Mentor-in-Residence Office Hours

Want some last minute advice before that faculty phone interview?

Looking for someone to glance over your teaching and research statements?

The Faculty Mentor-in-Residence is here for you!

Walter Henne will be available to meet walk-ins Tuesday, November 24, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Building 201, Room 157. After 1 p.m., stop by Room 151.

Muge AcikNovember 17, 2015

Joseph Katz Fellow in Chemistry

The Global Energy and Growth Challenge: Facts and Consequences for the Future

Professor Michael Greenstone of the University of Chicago presents "The Global Energy and Growth Challenge: Facts and Consequences for the Future" at a Director's Special Colloquium at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015, in the Bldg. 402 Aud.

Shuttle service will be provided beginning at 9:45 a.m. with stops at Buildings 201, 212, 202, 240, 203, 208, 200, 205 and 362. Return trips follow the talk.