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February 13, 2019
The Chicago Chapter of CHIBPSA introduced a scholarship for undergraduate and graduate students named after Ralph Muehleisen, a building scientist and engineer at Argonne, to honor him for his contributions to the field of building energy modeling.
Building a Foundation - New Scholarship Announced at Argonne
Scholarship named after pioneering Argonne scientist.
February 1, 2019
Students representing Aiken Area Home Educators attempt to persuade Future City competition judges that their model city deserves first place during theevent at the University of South Carolina Aiken. This team went on to win the regional competition.
Area Students to Design Cities of the Future, Protecting Against Natural Disasters During Regional Competition
During this year’s Future City competition, middle school students help design a resistant electric grid.
January 31, 2019
2018 MEISPP Interns pose in front of the DOE building with staff from the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity
Minority Students Encouraged to Apply for 2019 MEISPP Internships
Applications now open for the 2019 MEISPP summer internship program.
January 30, 2019
APEC Training Session of "Empowering Women as Managers of the #RenewableEnergy Sector" sought to increase knowledge of renewable energy techs, markets and policy.
A Global Reach to Empower Women’s Participation in the Energy Sector
The Department of Energy’s Office of International Affairs is empowering women in STEM to make a difference.
January 29, 2019
NETL webinar will provide information on workforce development projects.
NETL Webinar to Provide Information on Engaging the Lab for Economic and Workforce Development Initiatives
NETL will hold a free one-hour webinar at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8 that will provide participants with detailed information on how to engage the Lab.
January 28, 2019
Children attempt to make as many structures as they can while following the same kinds of rules particles use to combine.
Kids of all ages welcome at Fermilab’s annual Family Open House on Feb. 10
Fermilab’s Family Open House is a chance for the whole family to spend an afternoon learning about science in a hands-on way and have fun doing it.
January 28, 2019
A previous Solar Decathlon participant.
Congratulations to the Solar Decathlon 2020 Build Challenge teams!
We're announcing the teams participating in the Build Challenge of the Solar Decathlon.
January 25, 2019
Argonne summer interns showcased their work at the end of the year Learning on the Lawn: Student Poster Symposium.
Equipping the next generation for a technological revolution
Equipping the next generation for a technological revolution
January 18, 2019
During her internship, Betmarie Matos Vazquez looked at nanostructures and etching processes to improve X-ray optics and X-ray astronomy. She hopes more students will discover the opportunities that national lab internships provide.
Chemistry intern inspired by Argonne’s real-world science
Intern finds that approaching problems and facing obstacles is part of the fun of science.
January 16, 2019
Sarah Pevey, Safety, Operations, and Infrastructure Fellow
Graduate Fellow Feature: Sarah Pevey
NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program participants like Sarah Pevey have a unique opportunity within the the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
January 14, 2019
During internships at Brookhaven Lab, Raffaele Miceli created data visualizations and explored applications for quantum computing.
Meet Raffaele Miceli: Using Math and Physics to Build Visualizations for Discovery Science
Internships in physics and computation helped him bring data to life and explore how quantum computing can accelerate the study of existing theories.
January 10, 2019
Lexington High School’s Snigdha Allaparthi, Ben Choi, Derik Kauffman and Anka Hu of Lexington, Mass., celebrate winning the final round of the high school competition at the 2018 National Science Bowl®.
Students Nationwide to Compete in 29th Department of Energy National Science Bowl®
The NSB draws more than 14,000 middle- and high-school competitors. The competitions have started with 47 middle-and 64 high-school regional events.
January 9, 2019
Catherine Trewhella at the Submicron Resolution X-ray Spectroscopy (SRX) beamline at the National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II) at Brookhaven Lab.
Meet Catherine Trewhella: Mapping Terrestrial Analogs for Martian Samples
Internships at Brookhaven's National Synchrotron Light Source II helped turn her love for rocks into serious study.
January 8, 2019
Argonne intern Connor Horn spent his summer at the Advanced Photon Source
Argonne intern streamlines the beamline
With the help of his advisor, an APS intern worked to develop an automated system at the 1-ID beamline that can collect X-ray data.
January 4, 2019
Nick Johnson knew, since his internship at the National Wind Technology Center in 2006, that it's where he ultimately wanted to work.
From Intern to Engineer Nick Johnson Follows the Wind to NREL
Nick Johnson knew, since his internship at the National Wind Technology Center in 2006, that it's where he ultimately wanted to work.
January 2, 2019
Dr. Karen Ventura, a NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program Fellow in the Office of Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation
Graduate Fellow Feature: Dr. Karen Ventura
Dr. Karen Ventura is part of the NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program, a unique opportunity for recent graduates to join the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
December 26, 2018
Sam Kizlaitis, chemical engineering student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Tribology interns find a smooth path to research
Argonne scientists and engineers see their work with interns in the tribology group as an investment.
December 20, 2018
Renate W. Chasman, 1932-1977
2019 Renate W. Chasman Scholarship for Women Offered
The Chasman Scholarship encourages women to pursue careers in the STEM disciplines (science, technology, engineering or mathematics).
December 19, 2018
The NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program is a unique opportunity for recent graduates like Matthew Tweardy to join the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
Graduate Fellow Feature: Matthew Tweardy
The NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program is a great opportunity for recent graduates like Matthew Tweardy to join the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
December 18, 2018
Four Rivers Nuclear Partnership employee Elizabeth Wyatt teaches students how to “don” and “doff” personal protective equipment.
Paducah Site Workers Educate Girls About STEM Careers
More than 120 students recently took part in an interactive learning space hosted by EM’s PPPO deactivation and remediation contractor.
December 13, 2018
Adriana Sweet of the University of California, Berkeley, presents her research to an NSSC audience during the fall workshop at Sandia National Laboratories in California.
Academic consortium takes learning about nuclear science on the road
The Nuclear Science and Security Consortium -- a consortium of eight universities -- took their mission on the road to reach a broader audience.
December 13, 2018
AABE Hackathon Explores the African-American Experience of Energy Issues
The AABE hackathon on November 16 and 17 focused on the African American experience of energy issues.
December 11, 2018
Craig Arnold, Princeton University professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering and director of the Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials, discusses the history of and current research on batteries at Science on Saturday.
Hot topics for cold winter days: Science on Saturday begins Jan. 12
The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory’s (PPPL) 2019 Ronald E. Hatcher Science on Saturday Lecture Series gets started Jan. 12.
December 9, 2018
Sandia STEM student activity
Sandia Supports Scientific Activities
It isn’t even 2019 yet, but Sandia has already kicked off a new year of supporting science in elementary schools.
December 4, 2018
2018 Cyberforce competition at Argonne national lab
Exciting Students about Computing
Energy Department labs promote computer literacy as White House issues new STEM plan.