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March 30, 2020
NNSA's Mark Scheuer finds that learning Russian has taken him places and helped him in ways he never imagined.
Should you learn another language? NNSA Russian speaker says “Da!”
NNSA's Mark Scheuer finds speaking Russian is a handy skill – whether it is helping out a lost traveler or breaking the ice at work meetings.
March 27, 2020
High-performance computers from the Nuclear Security Enterprise, including Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s Lassen, have joined the COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium.
NNSA contributes world-class supercomputers to COVID-19 fight
NNSA will apply its supercomputing capabilities and technical expertise in support of the fight to stop the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
March 11, 2020
NNSA Hidden Talents: Joel Wirth
NNSA Hidden Talents: Joel Wirth
At work, Sandia National Laboratories' manager designs systems to keep highly engineered vehicles up to speed. At home, his efforts win speed records.
March 10, 2020
NNSA hosts international radiological medical training in Rome
NNSA hosts international radiological medical training in Rome
NNSA conducted an International Medical Management of Radiological Injuries Course for NATO partners in Rome.
March 4, 2020
Diana Sanders analyzes the integrity of welds in a stainless steel tube. Metallography is one of many Y-12 National Security Complex's analytical capabilities used for ensuring nuclear-arsenal quality.
Y-12 lab upgrade ensures enduring capability for examining weapon components
Y-12 National Security Complex recently invested more than $1 million in upgrades to its Materials Testing Laboratory.
March 3, 2020
The Kansas City National Security Campus is offering a $5,000 renewable scholarship in memory of Lt. Darwin DuPree
Law enforcement scholarship offered in honor of KCNSC Protective Force training officer
KCNSC is offering a $5,000 scholarship in memory of Lt. Darwin DuPree, a beloved and well respected site Protective Force officer.
February 27, 2020
Unica Viramontes provides expertise, support and guidance in all areas of security at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Los Alamos National Laboratory's Unica Viramontes focuses on building solid, effective security teams
Unica Viramontes is the first woman at LANL to be named senior director of the lab's Defense Security Program.
February 26, 2020
NPO, CNS executive teams lead by example during wellness challenge
NNSA Production Office and Y-12 contractor executive teams lead by example during wellness challenge
NNSA's NPO and CNS held a healthy competition recently.
February 19, 2020
Daniel Escobar is a a Google-certified 360, and drone, photographer.
NNSA Hidden Talents: Daniel Escobar
NNSA's Daniel Escobar creates "tiny planet" photos of landscapes and everyday things.
February 18, 2020
.S. Air Force Capt. Antonio Gallop is the first “Education With Industry” student at Sandia National Laboratories.
Sandia National Laboratories hosts its first ‘Education With Industry’ officer
For the first time, NNSA’s Sandia National Laboratories is hosting a student in the prestigious U.S. Air Force “Education With Industry” program.
February 14, 2020
Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs accreditation badge
NNSA's Human Subjects Protection Program receives full accreditation from AAHRPP
NNSA is one of three federal agencies that have accreditation from the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs.
January 31, 2020
Aaron Norris, a Senior Engineering Technical Specialist who runs a 3D metals lab for KCNSC, has completed numerous oil paintings of Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes.
KCNSC employee runs a 3D metal lab by day, but his artwork is scoring big
KCNSC employee creates portrait of Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes made of 75,000 plastic beads.
January 29, 2020
A Y-12 National Security Complex team recently received an NNSA Defense Programs Award for its work in deactivating 16 uranium processing systems in Building 9206.
Y-12 employees recognized for Building 9206 project
A team of Y-12 employees was recently recognized for the outstanding work in deactivating 16 uranium processing systems in Building 9206.
January 27, 2020
Michelle McClenehan of NNSA's Sandia Field Office is rooting for the 49ers in Super Bowl LIV.
“Faithful” NNSA employee pumped for Super Bowl LIV
NNSA employee Michelle McClenehan is president of a San Francisco 49er booster club chapter in Albuquerque.
January 22, 2020
Hidden Talents of NNSA: Jill Zubarev
NNSA Hidden Talents: Jill Zubarev
Jill Zubarev, an NNSA Foreign Affairs Specialist, plays ice hockey and coaches a team.
January 8, 2020
Los Alamos National Laboratory employees Lawrence Trujillo,left, and Eric Yee have played with several of New Mexico legends.
NNSA hidden talents: Eric Yee and Lawrence Trujillo make music in New Mexico
Two key members of Los Alamos National Laboratory's plutonium mission contribute to New Mexico music.
December 23, 2019
Volunteer Maribel Dominguez, left, and Communities In Schools New Mexico Site Coordinator Alex Mazares meet in the library to discuss the students with whom Dominguez will meet and provide learning assistance.
Los Alamos Field Office engineer uses language to promote learning
NNSA engineer from Los Alamos travels to Santa Fe each week to help students learn English as a second language.
December 19, 2019
Daniel Ball, right, welding instructor at the Aiken County Career Center, examines the donated stainless steel with Tina Paschal, Nicole Henley and Rachel Baxley of SRNS.
Materials from SRS help prepare future welders
Welding programs surrounding the Savannah River Site each received a donation of 2,000 pounds of stainless steel from NNSA for use in training.
December 12, 2019
Kansas City Field Office Assistant Manager Andy Gibler played as a tight end for the Missouri Tiger football team.
Playing college and professional football taught this NNSA manager to be a leader of a diverse team
Kansas City Field Office Assistant Manager Andy Gibler says the skills he learned playing ball taught him a lot.
December 10, 2019
NNSA’s Mid-Level Leadership Development Program participants took part in training in Kansas City.
NNSA’s Mid-Level Leadership Development Program participants train in Kansas City
The agency's future leaders recently took part in a training course at the Kansas City National Security Campus.
December 5, 2019
Nic Argibay and Rafael Gonzalez of Sandia National Laboratories were honored by the Great Minds in STEM.
National Hispanic science and engineering organization honors two Sandia researchers
Two Sandia National Laboratory scientists earned awards for their work in STEM fields.
December 3, 2019
NNSA representatives observe exercise activities at a local hospital in Shimane, Japan.
NNSA participates in Japan Nuclear Energy Disaster Prevention Drill
NNSA joined U.S. experts and those from seven other countries to observe and participate in a Nuclear Energy Disaster Prevention Drill in Japan
November 27, 2019
Emily Jackson and James Butler from NNSA’s Remote Sensing Laboratory adjust SPARCS equipment in Thailand.
NNSA provides radiological incident response equipment and training to emergency response experts in Thailand
NNSA provided a Thai ministry with Emergency Preparedness and Response training and equipment.
November 27, 2019
Travis Wilson, a nuclear criticality safety engineer at Y-12 National Security Complex, received the Best Technical Paper for an Early Career Nuclear Criticality Safety Professional at the International Conference on Nuclear Criticality Safety in Paris.
Y-12 safety engineer wins award for best technical paper at international conference
Y-12 engineer awarded for Best Technical Paper for Early Career Nuclear Criticality Safety Professional at conference in Paris.
November 26, 2019
2018 Presidential Rank Award Winners Nicole Nelson-Jean and Ed Herrington
Two NNSA leaders receive 2019 Presidential Rank Awards
Two NNSA leaders have received the 2019 Presidential Rank Award for demonstrating exceptional service and extraordinary accomplishments.