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Registration for virtual participation is now open for AI for Experiments – Research Collaborations (JTFI Workshop-Part II) workshop. The event will be held on Thursday, October 20, 2022. Registration was split into in-person and virtual to allow for broad participation. The in-person registration is now closed. The workshop hosted by Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory will focus on opportunities to collaborate on AI research between the three institutions. We expect participants from the…

Beginning October 1, 2022, Fermilab is adopting the following DOE-mandated limits relating to per diem payments paid to guests and visitors: Lodging: For the first 60 days and last 30 days of an assignment, FNAL will reimburse costs associated with lodging at the lesser of actual cost or 100% of the Federal per diem rate at the assignment location. The intervening days will be reimbursed at the lesser of actual cost or 55% of the Federal per diem rate. Meals…

This year marks the 21st anniversary of the tragic terrorist attacks that occurred on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. Every year following the tragedy, the Fermilab Fire Department has conducted an annual private ceremony on Sept. 11 at 8:59 a.m. Central time, marking the time when the South Tower of the World Trade Center collapsed. The members of the Fermilab Fire Department would like to invite Fermilab employees and users, whether on site or at home, to the ceremony to…

This is a reminder of upcoming power outages to facilitate laboratory maintenance on the site power distribution systems. Prior to the outages, it is recommended that you power down any equipment that may be impacted by sudden loss of power. Please do not use elevators during the power outages. The first of two outages on Tuesday, September 6 will be from 7 to 8 a.m. CT.  This outage impacts all Fermilab locations powered by the Master Substation (MSS) on the Batavia site….

With the potential for limited parking availability in the Village for the August 31 labwide BBQ, the Fermilab shuttle service will be running from the normal Wilson Hall taxi stop (ground floor northwest entrance) to the Kuhn barn and back throughout the event. There is anticipated to be much longer than normal wait times with an increased volume of riders, so please be aware and we ask for your patience. Alternate methods of transport such as carpooling is recommended to…

SULI is a summer internship program aimed at offering undergraduate students a chance to work with Fermilab scientists or engineers on a project at the frontier of scientific research in particle physics. CCI is a summer internship program aimed at offering undergraduate students a chance to work with scientists and engineers on instrumentation, technology, and computing projects related to Fermilab’s research programs. VFP provides research experiences at Fermilab for faculty and student teams from community colleges and four-year institutions historically underrepresented in…

FSPA nominations for next year’s officers now being accepted through Sept. 1. FSPA is the Fermilab Student and Postdoc Association with the mission to support the community of students, postdocs, and all other early career researchers at Fermilab by performing endeavors such as • organizing social events and the annual New Perspectives conference • holding professional development activities • organizing Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion related activities • act as a liaison between students/postdocs and the Fermilab directorate If you are…

Access to Kautz Rd. between MI62 and MI60 will be restricted beginning Thursday, July 28. On July 28, excavation next to the road will begin and the road will be restricted to one lane. Depending on how quickly the excavation progresses, the road is expected to completely close to all traffic beginning Friday, July 29. Please use Indian Creek Rd. to access MI60 and the rest of the Main Injector. Kautz Rd. is expected to reopen in early September. Please…

Due to an unexpected paperwork glitch, the Users Center bar was not able to serve liquor on Wed., July 20. We apologize for the inconvenience and expect that bar service will resume Thursday, July 21. As a reminder, the hours of operation are Wednesday to Friday from 4 until 11 p.m. Please note that the wearing of your Fermilab ID badge will be required at all times while visiting the Users Center in compliance with Fermilab policy.