THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2018 “African Americans in Times of War” ~Celebrating the Centennial of the end of the First World War~ Tuesday, Feb. 20 1-2 p.m. CT Forrestal Main Auditorium (Live stream: Please join Secretary Perry, the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity and the Blacks in Government (BIG) Energy Chapter for the Department of Energy’s celebration of Black History Month. On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the end of World War… More »

From Naperville Community Television, Jan. 14, 2018: The former governor and two-time presidential hopeful recently toured Fermilab and spoke to a packed auditorium of scientists who work at the national laboratory – a laboratory Perry called a jewel of the United States.

On Jan. 9, the U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perry visited Fermilab and discussed accelerator technology development, neutrino research, quantum computing and a host of other activities that the lab pursues. He concluded his trip by delivering remarks to Fermilab staff in the packed Ramsey Auditorium and answering audience questions.

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Secretary Rick Perry visited the Fermilab site on Jan. 9. During his visit, he met with scientists and saw much that the lab has to offer: neutrino experiments going on underground, accelerator technology, quantum computing technology, the 50-foot Muon g-2 magnet, the herd of bison and much more.

From Kane County Chronicle, Jan. 10, 2018: In a folksy, down-home talk at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory near Batavia Jan. 9, U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry presented himself as an advocate for the Department of Energy’s 17 national laboratories and the expansion of science on a global scale.

Please join us Friday, Dec. 15, at 10 a.m. Central time for a DOE Town Hall meeting.  Secretary Perry and Deputy Secretary Dan Brouillette will be joined by newly confirmed Under Secretary of Energy Mark Menezes and Under Secretary for Science Paul Dabbar.  They will lead a discussion of the Department’s modernization plans and respond to your questions. The Town Hall will be live streamed on If you wish to ask the leadership panel a question, you may submit your question… More »

The Office of Science now requires explicit mention in the Acknowledgment section of Fermilab technical publications as below: This manuscript has been authored by Fermi Research Alliance, LLC under Contract No. DE-AC02-07CH11359 with the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Office of High Energy Physics. The United States Government retains and the publisher, by accepting the article for publication, acknowledges that the United States Government retains a non-exclusive, paid-up, irrevocable, world-wide license to publish or reproduce the published form… More »

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From the Department of Energy, Jan. 11, 2017: Fermilab is mentioned in several areas of the report, which highlights the remarkable accomplishments of the national labs, evaluates some of the improvements DOE has made in recent years in its management and coordination with the labs, and charts a course for continued American leadership in science and technology.