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From Daily Herald, March 19, 2017: Hundreds of kids and their families watched in awe on March 19 as suburban science teachers presented fast-paced demonstrations about electricity during the 30th annual Wonders of Science show at Fermilab in Batavia.

This March DOE national laboratories and NSF university accelerator centers formally signed a new memorandum of agreement that governs the USPAS as a Fermilab program.

Marge Bardeen, educator and former head of the Fermilab Education Office, tells the story of how a number of dedicated people started the lab’s first education initiatives.

Fermilab employees are invited to the 30th-anniversary open house and ribbon cutting at the Illinois Math and Science Academy will host a 30th-anniversary open house and ribbon cutting. The event takes place on Thursday, March 30. Registration begins at 4 p.m.. The program begins at 4:30 p.m. Advance reservations are required, as space is limited. Please call Laurie Craig at 630-907-5678. Fermilab Director Nigel Lockyer and Steve Chen, IMSA alum and co-founder of YouTube and Nom, are the invited guests…. More »

In the 1970s, Fermilab scientist Herman White presented Director Leon Lederman with an idea for a program for summer students, one that has become a mainstay of Fermilab summers.

The deadline for applying for the tuition remission program at The University of Chicago for the spring 2017 quarter is March 7, 2017.  For more information and enrollment forms, visit the website http://hr.fnal.gov/training/scholarships/ or email Karen Karlix at karlix@fnal.gov.