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2019 Logo Contest – NAYGN’s 20th Anniversary

Welcome to 2019! This year NAYGN celebrates 20 years of connecting nuclear professionals, engaging the public, and preparing future leaders of the nuclear industry. We’d like to start this year off with a fresh design to commemorate the occasion! We are...

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NAYGN Durham hosts Profiles in Leadership Seminar

On Sept. 20, NAYGN Durham Chapter hosted its annual Profiles in Leadership seminar. Attendees included NAYGN members from the Bruce, Durham and UOIT chapters. The purpose of the Profiles in Leadership seminar is to share the perspective of leadership with the young...

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2018 Continental SENSEI Award Winners

Congratulations to the first Continental SENSEI Award winners!      Please join us in congratulating the first 16 recipients of the NAYGN Continental SENSEI Award. The SENSEI Award - which stands for Seasoned Employee/Non-Seasoned Employee Interface - honors mentors...

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Nuclear Advocates Unite for Nuclear Hill Day in Ottawa

By: Matt Mairinger On October 28th and October 29th North American Young Generation in Nuclear (NAYGN), Women in Nuclear (WiN), Canadian Nuclear Workers Council, and industry representatives came together for the Canadian Nuclear Association’s (CNA) Nuclear Hill Day...

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Primed to Make an Impact on the Future of Nuclear

In late October 2018, NAYGN members from across the Northeast and Atlantic regions met at the Exelon headquarters in Baltimore, Maryland for the 5th annual joint Northeast/Atlantic Regional Conference, hosted by the Calvert Cliffs NAYGN Chapter. One of the...

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Viewing Nuclear from the North

If you want to get a real view of the nuclear industry, heading north can offer a great panorama. Last month I travelled to Ontario to attend Foratom’s international conference on Quality, Leadership, and Management, and I was able to see some amazing things. Now, I...

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NAYGN Takes Advocacy to Ohio Statehouse

Connor Russell wears a lot of hats. You might know him as the Davis-Besse NAYGN Chapter President, an avid tennis player and coach, a civil design engineer, or as the soon-to-be-husband to his fiancée Ashley, who is currently in medical school.  But this month his...

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Build Your Own Fuel Bundle!

Framatome-Richland NAYGN's Build-A-Bundle activity gets students to try their hand at manufacturing a nuclear fuel assembly and gain a better understanding of nuclear fuel and fuel products. What's more, the designers have offered all the tools and instructions you...

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NuScale Power’s Small Modular Reactor

NuScale Power submitted the first-ever Small Modular Reactor (SMR) Design Certification Application (DCA) to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) in December 2016.  The NRC accepted the DCA submittal in March 2017 and the NRC’s final report approving the design is...

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Luca Capriotti and the ANS Big Event

Meeting Luca, the first thing you notice is his welcoming Italian accent. He’s a nuclear engineer at Idaho National Laboratory, and a fan of Inter Milan FC. He’s also a nuclear advocate, an IYNC officer, and the kind of person that makes NAYGN so great. Luca’s been a...

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