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Iver Anderson named 2015 TMS Fellow
Iver Anderson, Ames Laboratory senior metallurgist, has been named a 2015 Fellow of The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS). Anderson is one of six new Society members who have earned the highest award bestowed by TMS, which recognizes members for their outstanding contributions to the practice of metallurgy, materials science, and technology.


Photomicrography Challenge seeking nanoscale art
Glimpes Photo Challenge launches Monday, April 6 and is seeking artistically-inspired images that will be displayed in the new Sensitive Instrument Facility.


Rare-earth innovation to improve nylon manufacturing
The Critical Materials Institutehas created a new chemical process that makes use of the widely available rare-earth metal cerium to improve the manufacture of nylon. The process uses a cerium-based material made into nanometer-sized particles with a palladium catalyst to produce cyclohexanone, a key ingredient in the production of nylon. 


Former SULI student participates in Research in the Capital
Former Ames Laboratory Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) program student Catherine Meis, was one of 21 Iowa State University undergraduates presenting their research to legislators and others during the annual "Research in the Capitol"  Tuesday, March 24, in the Rotunda of the State Capitol building in Des Moines.


TIAA-CREF Managing Director and Global Investment Strategist at ISU April 6
Come hear Dan Morris, TIAA-CREF’s Global Investment Strategist, share his views on the opportunities, and potential pitfalls, he sees in 2015. Morris will speak Monday, April 6 at 5:30 p.m. in Benton Auditorium of the Scheman Building on the ISU campus.


Annual Ames Laboratory Blood Drive April 22
Mark your calendar! The annual Ames Laboratory Red Cross Blood Drive will be held Wednesday, April 22.


What’s Your Financial IQ? Enter and you could win a mini tablet computer!
Test your financial know-how and you could win a mini tablet computer!  We’ve teamed up with TIAA-CREF to bring you the What’s Your Financial IQ Challenge in 2015. 


40th Annual Early Bird Golf Tourney April 10
The 40th Annual Ames Laboratory Early Bird Golf Tournament will be held Friday, April 10 at the Honey Creek Golf Course in Boone.



Insider 25 years ago
Insider Volume 1, Issue 3 from March 1990 focused on Ames Laboratory's engineering services division work on recreating the drum for the ABC Computer replica. You can access the full issue by clicking HERE.