Category Archives: Outreach

Infinite Green students tour Argonne National Laboratory

By Cindy Wojdyla Cain, The Herald-News — Researchers who are working feverishly to make the United States more energy efficient had to come from somewhere — and so does the next generation of scientists and engineers who will tackle the country’s … Read More »

Glenbard East students participate in research program at Argonne National Laboratory

By Sarah Small, My Suburban Life — Two students at Glenbard East High School have found metal content in dandelions they picked on the school’s campus, and now they want to know why. It’s all part of a project Wendi … Read More »

National Electrical Contractors Association members visit Argonne

By Diana Anderson Argonne Sustainability Program Manger Devin Hodge guided a tour for members of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) on March 19 during a visit to Argonne National Laboratory. The tour included stops at Argonne’s 95 kW solar … Read More »

Lemont High School students visit Argonne for sustainable energy science tour

By Diana Anderson Students from Lemont High School are working with Argonne National Laboratory to write the lab’s 2011 Summary Site Environmental Report. In preparation for this project, the students toured Argonne’s sustainable facilities and energy research labs on December … Read More »

Project Infinite Green tours Argonne’s renewable energy installations

By Diana Anderson On December 3, junior high school students participating in Project Infinite Green visited Argonne National Laboratory for a tour of the lab’s renewable energy installations. Argonne’s Sustainability Program Manager Devin Hodge led the group on an exploration … Read More »

Fourth grade Girl Scout troop explores energy with Argonne

On November 12, Junior Girl Scout Troop 51413 hosted Argonne National Laboratory’s Diana Anderson at Westfield Elementary School in Glen Ellyn for a presentation and Q&A session about Argonne’s energy research and on-site sustainability efforts. The troop has undertaken a … Read More »

IIT student chapter of Net Impact tours Argonne sustainable infrastructure

On November 5, the Illinois Institute of Technology’s (IIT) Net Impact student chapter visited Argonne National Laboratory for a tour of the lab’s energy-efficient infrastructure and several presentations on cutting-edge sustainability work that Argonne engages in. Argonne Sustainability Program Manager … Read More »

Joliet Junior College students visit

On November 2, a group of Joliet Junior College (JJC) students visited Argonne National Laboratory for a presentation by Pressure/Energy Systems Engineer Dejan Ristic on the laboratory’s Sustainability Program and clean energy research. The JJC students are part of an ecology and environment … Read More »

Argonne visits fifth grade class at High Point Elementary School in Orland Park

On October 12, Argonne Sustainability Program Manager Devin Hodge visited a fifth grade class at High Point Elementary School in Orland Park, a Chicagoland suburb. The class talked about non-renewable and renewable energy options, and Hodge provided students with energy and water … Read More »

Argonne receives 2012 DOE Sustainability Award for teacher workshop

By Diana Anderson Argonne National Laboratory was recognized at the second annual U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Sustainability Awards in Washington, D.C. on September 27 for its Sustainability Workshop for Middle School Teachers. Twenty teams and individuals representing DOE national … Read More »