Category Archives: Outreach

Argonne instructs energy engineers on sustainability practices

Argonne Pressure/Energy Systems Engineer Dejan Ristic met with members of The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) on September 26, 2012 and presented research on the energy-water nexus. AEE members are professionals in the fields of energy engineering and energy management, … Read More »

Argonne receives 2012 DOE Sustainability Award for Sustainability Workshop for Middle School Teachers

By Diana Anderson Argonne National Laboratory has been selected to receive the 2012 U.S. Department of Energy Sustainability Award for its Sustainability Workshop for Middle School Teachers. The teacher workshop was launched in 2011 and attracts middle school teachers from across … Read More »

Argonne National Laboratory to open gates for Energy Showcase

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory will open its gates to host an Energy Showcase for the community on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012. The event, which will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., will be … Read More »

City of Gary, Indiana workers and residents visit Argonne for sustainable best-practices

On July 24, a group of city workers and residents from Gary, Indiana visited Argonne National Laboratory as part of the city’s Brownfields & Green Jobs Training Program, to learn more about Argonne’s sustainability initiatives. Gary’s job training program provides … Read More »

UChicago celebrates sustainability successes at annual event

Ilsa Flanagan, Director of Sustainability at UChicago, began the event program by sharing some of the past year’s accomplishments, including a budding partnership with Argonne National Laboratory. Read more. Posted June 5, 2012

Project Infinite Green students discuss green energy solutions on Fox News

The program’s seventh-and eighth-grade students appeared on Fox News on May 28 to discuss their recent presentation of sustainable energy plans to members of the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education Caucus in Washington D.C. The students were accompanied … Read More »

Lemont Students Present Green Business Plans to Lawmakers in Washington DC

Congressman Dan Lipinski (IL-3) welcomed seventh-and eighth-grade students from Lemont to Washington today, congratulating them on the sustainable energy plans they presented to members of the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education Caucus as part of Project Infinite Green. Project … Read More »

Project Infinite Green Goes to Washington

Seventh- and eighth-grade students from the Lemont-based program will present green business plans this week to a caucus on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education. Industry experts from government and private sector entities—including Argonne National Laboratory, U.S. Department of … Read More »

Argonne’s Hodge supports green outreach at UChicago Earth Fest

Argonne participated in UChicago’s Earth Fest where more than 300 students, staff and community members celebrated the annual event with a photo booth, food trucks, a flash mob and more. Read more. Posted May 4, 2012

Argonne highlights sustainability research during Earth Day fair

Environmental Engineer May Wu shares biofuel research at Argonne’s Earth Day event. Photo credit: Lauren Williamson, Darien Patch Scientists from across the lab showcased environmentally conscious technologies that might soon find their way into daily life. Read more. Posted April … Read More »