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WSU Students Get a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Science in the Real-World Workplace

March 21, 2015


It's one thing to listen to a science lecture in a university classroom, wondering what your future degree will mean in terms of a career . . . but it's another story to actually visit a local science-based company, meet the scientists, learn about their day-to-day jobs, and get hands-on experience with their high-tech tools.

It was for this reason that we were so excited to host a small -- but mighty -- group of science students from Washington State University Tri-Cities on ...


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NRC's Proposed Changes to 10 CFR 20: What Do They Mean to You?

Nov. 21, 2014


Dade Moeller Technical Update on NRC ANPR on Radiation ProtectionThe NRC has published an Advance Notice of Public Rulemaking (ANPR) to solicit comments on impacts to licensees due to proposed changes in Radiation Protection Regulations as described in 10 CFR 20. Link to the ANPR here >>

Dade Moeller has reviewed the proposed changes and provided this summary ("Technical Update") as information to our clients for their use in responding to the NRC regarding potential impacts.

The impacts would vary depending on the type of license possessed. Licensees are ...


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Our HR Director Heads to Capitol Hill

Nov. 19, 2014


Our Human Resources (HR) Director, Roshelle Pavlin, will be participating in the 2014 Volunteer Leaders’ Summit this week in Washington, D.C., at the invitation of the national Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

On Thursday, November 20, Roshelle will represent Dade Moeller, the hundreds of human resources professionals in the state of Washington, and SHRM during meetings with U.S. Congressional staff members to discuss public policy issues related to labor standards, fair pay, and safe workplaces. Of particular ...


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Way to Go, Desert Brains!

March 19, 2013


In the fall of 2012, Dade Moeller made a modest donation -- $250 -- to a team of third-, fourth- and fifth-grade students at Lewis and Clark Elementary School in Richland to help them participate in the FIRST LEGO League program -- an international robotics program designed to get children excited about science and technology. We learned about the team through a new (at the time) employee on our Radiological Site Services contract at Hanford -- Cheryl Antonio.

Starting Up the Team

"I had ...


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Kennewick Schools Seek Our Insight on MS Office Certification

Oct. 31, 2012


On October 16, 2012, Richland technical editors Nathan Dirkmaat and Lissa Potter represented Dade Moeller on a panel convened by the Kennewick School District's Marketing/Business Advisory Committee. The topic of the meeting was Microsoft Office Certifications and their value to students in the Kennewick School District. Kennewick schools are considering sponsoring Microsoft training opportunities to help their students become "workplace ready."

"There is unlimited opportunity for school/business cooperation and partnership in this community, and it is great ...

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STEM Career Guest Speaker Susan Winslow

Oct. 29, 2012


On October 24, 2012, our awesome Vice President of Western Operations, Susan Winslow, volunteered to spend the morning with 10th graders at Delta High School as the STEM Career Guest Speaker of the week. A senior health physicist at Dade Moeller, Susan shared with the students her career "story" -- how she decided to study Health Physics, what her degree entailed, and what she thinks is "cool" about her career. She also talked about how she started her career working in ...


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Science in Our Schools

May 11, 2012


On Thursday, May 10, Senior Health Physicist Alan Fellman, Ph.D., CHP, volunteered some time to speak to Ms. Sunila Varghese's 6th grade class at Robert Frost Middle School in Rockville, Maryland. The class of 25 students is working on a unit on energy production; one of the students is Alan's niece.

"We first established that most of the kids thought that radiation is very dangerous," said Alan, "yet several were aware that we constantly receive some radiation ...


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Mock Job Interviews at Delta High School

Feb. 2, 2012


By: Roshelle Pavlin, SPHR

On Wednesday, January 25, I had a great opportunity to volunteer as a local business representative at Delta High School's "mock job interviews." This was my first interaction with the school, although I am very familiar with the "STEM" (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) concept, having once been a science and math teacher.

Delta High School not only encourages its students in science, technology, engineering, and math, but, as demonstrated by this project, also teaches the ...


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Change Counts!

Nov. 7, 2011


By: Paula Tumlinson, Dade Moeller Campaign Coordinator

United Way of Benton and Franklin Counties works to create opportunities for a better life for all residents in our Dade Moeller headquarters community with a focus on education, health, safety, and self-sufficiency. For the sixth year in a row, we invited our Dade Moeller Richland Team to be part of that CHANGE throughout the month of October, and they stepped up to the challenge!

Two teams were formed, The Loonies and The ...


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Sharing a Slice of Life

Oct. 6, 2011


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One thing we love about our company is that we give back to our local communities. (We also love seeing our CEO wear an apron!)

This entire month, our Richland, Washington, headquarters office is holding a variety of events to raise money for the United Way of Benton & Franklin Counties.

This week, it was all about PIE!

We ...


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