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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.