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Ames Lab wins GreenBuy Bronze Award

Image As part of DOE's Earth Day observance, recipients of the 2011 GreenBuy awards were announced and Ames Laboratory was selected for a Bronze award. The GreenBuy Award Program recognizes DOE sites that successfully purchase products with leadership-level sustainability attributes - purchases that save energy, conserve water, and reduce health and environmental impacts.

Employees Bike to Work

Nearly two dozen Ames Lab employees used their own pedal power to get to work on National Bike to Work Day, May 18. Riders rode a total of more than 170 miles (roundtrip) with Dan Kayser taking the prize for the longest commute -- 50 miles! Image

Former Ames Laboratory Science Intern Wins Prestigious Fellowship

Former Ames Laboratory student intern Elliot Combs has won a prestigious national fellowship to help fund his Ph.D. studies. Combs, 2009 Ames Lab Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) student and 2011 Iowa State University chemical engineering graduate, recently learned he is the recipient of a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Image


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