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A FULL WEEK of hands-on STEM fun from JUNE 25-29, brought to you by the National Inventors Hall of Fame and the Fermilab Education Office! Children are presented with fun, hands-on challenges that encourage creative problem solving, teamwork, entrepreneurship, and innovation. Club Invention is led by experienced educators, with curriculum inspired by the Inductees of the National Inventors Hall of Fame! June 25-29, 2018, 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM Fee: $225/person COMPLETED Grades 1 – 3 (Primary) COMPLETED Grades 4-6… More »

From NCTV17, April 20, 2018: The next generation of scientists and engineers gathered at Fermilab for the annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Career Expo. Watch the 90-second segment.

Photo: Reidar Hahn

Approximately 1,100 Chicago-area high school students, parents and educators attended the event, where they had the opportunity to meet more than 160 STEM professionals from nearly 50 companies, organizations, agencies and professional associations.

From Daily Herald, Feb. 8, 2018: Having access to two of the U.S. Department of Energy’s 17 national labs is a rarity for a community college, and yet College of DuPage is fortunate to have both Argonne National Laboratory and Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory located within its boundaries.

Supervisors/jobs are sought for teachers that will be at Fermilab this summer as part of the Fermilab TRAC program. Any Fermilab employee or user can be a mentor. The teachers are at Fermilab for 8 weeks starting in early June and are fully paid for by the TRAC program. Past mentors of teachers on this programs have found mentoring to be a truly worthwhile experience. The teachers in the TRAC program are outstanding science, mathematics, computer science, or technology teachers… More »