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|Keeping employees safe is the goal of a violence-free campus. Here are some things employees should know to help keep themselves and co-workers safe, from being on the lookout for potential threats, making sure to report suspicious behavior and being prepared to protect yourself and those around you.|
Shooting Incident Reconstruction Course
August 28-30, 2013 3 Days (24 hrs)
Bugs and Bones Forensic Workshop
July 15th â€” July 18th, 2013
|The annual State of the Lab address had messages from both the outgoing Director Alex King and incoming interim director Tom Lograsso. King stepped down from his post in order to devote his full-time attention to heading the Critical Materials Institute and Lograsso has been appointed to oversee the Lab until a search can be conducted to find a new director.|
|Ames Lab employees were honored for service ranging from 10 years to 60 years during an awards luncheon held May 6 at the ISU Memorial Union. John Corbett was recognized for 60 years, Karl Gschneidner for 55 and Doug Finnemore for 50 years.|
Dr. Ernest Moniz was sworn in as the nationâ€™s 13th Secretary of Energy by Deputy Energy Secretary Daniel Poneman in a ceremony May 21 for the Departmentâ€™s employees, kicking off a busy first day that includes briefings on energy and national security as well as remarks to the 2013 Energy Efficiency Global Forum. Moniz was confirmed by the full Senate in a vote of 97-0 on May 16.
The Senate on Thursday confirmed Massachusetts Institute of Technology physicist Ernest Moniz to be the next Secretary of Energy, replacing Steven Chu. The vote was 97-0, with three senators (Roy Blunt, R-Missouri; Tom Coburn, R-Oklahoma; and Jerry Moran, R-Kansas) missing the vote. Moniz has served on the faculty of MIT since 1973, with a research focus on energy technology and policy.
Melanie Rutherford of Materials World talks with Ames Lab Director Alex King about the global rare earth supply challenge, work with a Nobel Prize winner and why he'll always have a preference for chalk. The interview appears in the June 2013 issue.
A pdf version of the article is available HERE.