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Veterans Day takes on special meaning for many at INL

November 11, 2021

Nov. 11 is a special day in America, when we come together to thank those who have served in our nation’s armed forces. This federal holiday began in 1919 as Armistice Day, to acknowledge the 116,516 American soldiers who died...

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Disability Awareness Month: Embracing different abilities

October 25, 2021

Vince Chermak was not one of those kids who always had his nose in a book. In fact, he hated reading, but it wasn’t until he was in college that he understood why. Vince Chermak “A professor told me to...

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Inclusively diverse talent a key to success for INL

May 26, 2021

GEM program makes good on commitment to recruit the best and brightest Idaho National Laboratory’s success is intimately and proudly tied to its ability to recognize and recruit talented individuals that impact the world with their work. Because of this...

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Connecting to your roots: INL celebrates Native American Heritage Month

November 25, 2019

What does it mean to be Native American in the world today? How do native roots interact with today’s world? During the month of November, the United States celebrates Native American Heritage Month. Initial annual recognition of Native American culture by the federal government came in...

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It’s time to #LookCloser: Changing the way we view people with disabilities

October 30, 2019

Did you know one in four U.S. adults lives with a disability? That’s over 50 million people! However, many of those disabilities – about 75% – are invisible and may not be obvious when you first encounter someone. According to...

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Looking outside ourselves: INL celebrates Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month

October 9, 2019

Latinos are one of the fastest-growing ethnic groups in the United States and are projected to make up 28.6% of the nation’s population by 2060. From Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, the U.S. celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month. The language...

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Empowered to Lead: Inspiring the next generation of leaders

September 5, 2019

For the mostly young professional crowd attending the “Empowered to lead, inspiring the next generation of leaders” symposium on July 15 at the Energy Innovation Laboratory, the keynote speaker’s advice rang true. Find mentors. Understand your workplace structure. Embrace opportunities...

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The power of allies: INL celebrates Pride Month

June 28, 2019

It starts with a simple question: “What can I do to help?” At INL, we’re committed to creating an environment where everyone is valued and treated with respect every day. A large part of that goal is ensuring the work...

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INL celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Month

May 30, 2019

Why do we celebrate heritage months? Because learning about different cultures and people with different backgrounds makes us all better and increases our cultural competencies. A culturally and inclusively diverse workforce increases innovation and allows us to solve more complex...

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INL Celebrates Women’s History Month: Finding the leader within

March 26, 2019

Globally, March is celebrated as Women’s History Month. The monthlong event is a chance to recognize and celebrate the contributions women have made to history, culture and society. Beginning in the early 1980s, women started earning more college degrees than...

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