Iowa State University and former SULI student Caty Meis talks about the SULI program and being named a Goldwater Scholar.
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|||Iowa State University student and former Ames Laboratory Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) intern Catherine Meis, Le Mars, has been named a 2015 Goldwater Scholar, the nation's premier undergraduate scholarship in mathematics, natural sciences and engineering.|
|Valley High School and Ames Middle School will be representing the Ames Laboratory Regional when the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Science Bowl® competition begins on Thursday, April 30 in Washington, D.C. The high school field with have 70 teams and the middle school event will have 50 teams.|
|Apparently the first time was the charm for Adam Schwartz as he won the 40th annual Ames Lab Early Bird Golf Tourney, held April 10 at Honey Creek golf course in Boone. Schwartz shot a 36 to edge second-place finisher Mark Murphy by 4 strokes.|
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|Spherical mirrors have been installed at hallway intersections on all floors of Spedding Hall to help prevent possible pedestrian collisions. The mirrors are mounted on the north wall of the east-west hallway near the ceiling and allow people approaching from the two main north-south hallways to see traffic approaching from the east or west (and vice versa).|
|Observance of Ames Laboratory's 68th anniversary and the annual Director's State of the Lab address will be held on Thursday, May 14. The State of the Lab by Director Adam Schwartz will begin at 11:00 a.m. in Spedding Auditorium. Lunch for all employees will follow at 11:45 a.m. in the Ames Lab maintenance garage.|
|Ames Laboratory's annual Red Cross Blood Drive on April 22 was a success with a record 44 units collected. The total is 11 more than last year's drive and more than the 41 units collected in 2013. A large number of walk-ins contributed to the total, but also resulted in some delays.|
|If you need a piece of equipment or office furniture, you can now go online to see if there's something at the Ames Laboratory warehouse that might meet your needs before you submit a purchase requisition for something new. The “Picker’s Paradise” Equipment Pool Listing is a new and growing web page that can save you a trip out to the warehouse to find out what's available.|