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2013-03-29 23:03:32

Students of nuclear science and technology will be learning from experts, presenting their own research, and capturing on video what it means to be a nuclear scientist or nuclear engineer. La Grange Park, IL (PRWEB) March 29, 2013 The first-ever “I´m a Nuke” video will star nuclear science and technology students who are participating in the American Nuclear Society 2013 Student Conference hosted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Student Section of the...

2012-06-26 23:01:04

Two Individuals are Honored for their Public Information Efforts LaGrange Park, IL (PRWEB) June 26, 2012 American Nuclear Society (ANS) President Eric Loewen, PhD, presented ANS members Meredith J. Angwin and Howard C. Shaffer, III with Presidential Citations in recognition of their successful public information efforts in Vermont and elsewhere. Angwin and Shaffer received their award during the ANS President´s Special Session at the ANS Annual Conference: “Nuclear Science and...

2012-06-25 23:00:25

Three ANS Members Receive Highest Honor for Significant Contributions to Nuclear Science and Technology LaGrange Park, IL (PRWEB) June 25, 2012 Three members of the American Nuclear Society (ANS) have been named ANS Fellows, the highest honor bestowed by the Society, ANS President Eric Loewen, PhD, announced today at the ANS Annual Conference, being held June 24-28 in Chicago, Illinois. The awards are being presented during the opening session of the conference to recognize significant...

2012-06-24 23:00:35

Award recognizes lifetime achievement in reactor safety. LaGrange Park, IL (PRWEB) June 24, 2012 American Nuclear Society (ANS) member Hans K. Fauske, PhD, has been named the recipient of the George C. Laurence Pioneering Award for Nuclear Safety, ANS President Eric Loewen, PhD, announced today. Loewen will present the award to Fauske during the opening session of the ANS Annual Conference: “Nuclear Science and Technology: Managing the Global Impact of Economic and Natural...

2012-06-23 23:01:13

Compton Award recognizes outstanding contributions to education in nuclear science and engineering. LaGrange Park, IL (PRWEB) June 22, 2012 American Nuclear Society (ANS) member Michael L. Corradini, PhD, has been named the recipient of the Arthur Holly Compton Award in Education, ANS President Eric Loewen, PhD, announced today. Loewen will present the award to Corradini during the opening session of the ANS Annual Conference: “Nuclear Science and Technology: Managing the Global...

2012-06-21 23:00:26

Citation recognizes leadership in communications after Fukushima LaGrange Park, IL (PRWEB) June 21, 2012 The University of California (UC)-Berkeley Nuclear Engineering Department has been awarded an American Nuclear Society (ANS) Presidential Citation, ANS President Eric Loewen, PhD, announced today. Loewen will present the award to UC-Berkeley Nuclear Engineering Department representatives during the President´s Session of the ANS Annual Conference: “Nuclear Science and...

2012-06-19 23:02:29

Award recognizes outstanding application of engineering knowledge in nuclear power research and development LaGrange Park, IL (PRWEB) June 19, 2012 American Nuclear Society (ANS) member W. David Pointer, PhD, has been named the recipient of the Landis ANS Young Member Engineering Achievement , ANS President Eric Loewen, PhD, announced today. Loewen will present the award to Pointer during the opening session of the ANS Annual Conference: “Nuclear Science and Technology: Managing the...

2012-06-19 23:01:27

Award Recognizes Major Lifetime Contributions to Nuclear Science and Sustainable Energy LaGrange Park, IL (PRWEB) June 19, 2012 American Nuclear Society (ANS) member Leonard J. Koch has been named the recipient of the W. Bennett Lewis Award, ANS President Eric Loewen, PhD, announced today. Loewen will present the award to Koch during the opening session of the ANS Annual Conference: “Nuclear Science and Technology: Managing the Global Impact of Economic and Natural Events,”...

2012-06-14 23:00:13

DD&R 2012 to Feature Sharing of Best Practices and Optimal Management Techniques LaGrange Park, IL (PRWEB) June 14, 2012 The American Nuclear Society (ANS) Annual Conference, to be held June 24-28 in Chicago, IL, will feature an embedded topical meeting on Decommissioning, Decontamination and Reutilization (DD&R 2012), ANS President Eric Loewen, PhD, announced today. “DD&R 2012 is the premiere forum to discuss the social, regulatory, scientific, and technical aspects of...

2012-06-12 23:02:43

Award recognizes her courageous leadership and dedication. LaGrange Park, IL (PRWEB) June 12, 2012 American Nuclear Society (ANS) President Eric Loewen today announced that Ms. Kristine Svinicki of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission will receive a 2012 ANS Presidential Citation. Commissioner Svinicki will receive her award during the ANS President´s Special Session at the ANS Annual Conference: “Nuclear Science and Technology: Managing the Global Impact of Economic and...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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