Nuclear Science Week, sponsored by numerous local organizations associated with the Savannah River Site, will feature many diverse, fun and interesting events during the month of October. Although the official National Nuclear Science celebration is scheduled for October 16-20, Aiken’s long history with nuclear science has local groups scheduling events ahead of those dates and even afterward. CLICK HERE to read more of the Bella Magazine article.
Check out “Get Involved in Nuclear Science Week,” an article written for the ANS Nuclear Cafe by Jim Walther, Executive Director of the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History; Chair of the Nuclear Science Week International Steering Committee. Click here!
The Savannah River Site Museum is inviting guests to see the progress of the museum while discovering the Site’s history on display. Click here for a list of events!
North American Young Generation in Nuclear (NAYGN) is pleased to support National Nuclear Science Week with its 4th annual Post Card Push Day event on October 12, 2107. Post Card Push Day is an opportunity to fill out and drop a postcard to your local and state legislators about your support for nuclear power. Postage and post card costs are covered by the national NAYGN Chapter so it couldn’t get any easier! Legislators will receive a mass flooding of post cards during National Nuclear Science week (October 16-20) to raise awareness about the benefits of nuclear power. Email email@example.com for orders by September 15, 2017.
The SRS Community Reuse Organization and its affiliated Nuclear Workforce Initiative are working hard in preparation for their 2017 Nuclear Science Week Events. Check out their flyer with details on regional events in South Carolina and Georgia!
A Message from the National Steering Chair:
Nuclear Science Week (NSW) has become a grass-roots community programming opportunity to engage in STEM learning, career interest and discernment, and to just learn more about the important positive impact that nuclear science has on the world. Whether you are interested in energy technology, global climate impact, research into new materials, energy production, medical processes, or education, Nuclear Science Week is a chance to focus on the topic of nuclear and learn more.
In celebration of Nuclear Science Week, SCE&G put a spotlight on nuclear careers with student tours of V.C. Summer Units 2 and 3 and the North American Young Generation in Nuclear High School Blitz. Read more here!
The Savannah River Site U.S. Women in Nuclear chapter was selected as the winner for this year’s U.S. WIN‘s Most Reactive Chapter Nuclear Science Week Contest and reaching over 5,000! Congratulations to an amazing team at SRS!
As a part of Nuclear Science Week, dozens of educators from throughout the region participated in an intensive one-day tour of the Savannah River Site to learn firsthand about the programs and missions performed at the 310-square mile complex owned by the U.S. Department of Energy. CLICK HERE to read the entire article.