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Is your child a curious, innovative learner who enjoys challenges? Is his or her current educational setting understimulating? Vanguard Gifted Academy is only 2.5 miles from Fermilab and is offering children like yours an engaging learning environment where they will take root, blossom, and soar! Learn more at www.vanguardgiftedacademy.org, on our Facebook page, attend our next Showcase Night on Wednesday, May 16 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm to see our students in action, or call 224-213-0087 to make an appointment for…

Call for proposals for new University of Chicago-Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory undergraduate internship program The University of Chicago has established an educational program for undergrad research experience through the new College Innovation Fund. The College Innovation Fund Undergraduate Internship Program (CIFUIP) experience will bring selected students from the University of Chicago to a Department of Energy national laboratory to conduct research over two (2) consecutive summers. Interns will benefit from working with and learning from pre-eminent leaders in their fields. The students…

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…

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 www.energy.gov/live. If you wish to ask the leadership panel a question, you may submit your question…

It has come to our attention that the Abri Credit Union was closed today, November 10, 2017 in observance of Veteran’s Day which is not a recognized bank holiday.  This closure may have impacted the scheduled weekly direct deposit. Our records indicate that normal processing occurred, however we wanted to notify all our employees to be aware of any potential delays.  If you need to contact someone regarding this matter, please send an email to askpayroll@fnal.gov and someone will respond.

Argonne National Laboratory is offering an Intellectual Property Symposium on June 7 starting at 9 a.m., and Fermilab employees are invited to attend. The event offers an opportunity for researchers to gain valuable guidance and tips on a range of subjects that will help them better navigate the intellectual property process and make more impact with their research. In addition, the information researchers learn at the IP Symposium will help them avoid common pitfalls that typically cause delays in securing…

TriCity Family Services is seeking Fermilab employees and friends who would like to become engaged with the organization’s mission to provide quality, affordable and compassionate mental health services to kids, teens and their families in the Fox Valley area. The Ambassador Council is a group of dedicated volunteers that meets four times a year. The Council’s goal is develop closer ties between members and the agency, support the TriCity Family Services’ mission to the extent possible, and get to know the various programs…

A memorial service for Yann Guardincerri will be held Thursday, February 9 from 4-7 p.m. in Wilson Hall on the 15th floor South Crossover. All are invited to gather and share memories of Yann. A Google slide show has been created where Yann’s friends and colleagues can upload pictures.

The following message announcing the unexpected and tragic death of physicist Marjorie Corcoran was sent earlier today to the Rice University community by President David Leebron and Provost Marie Lynn Miranda. Marjorie was a long-time Fermilab user and dear friend to many at the lab and in the physics community, and will be greatly missed.  Dear Rice Community, We write to share the very sad news that a beloved member of our faculty, Marjorie Corcoran, was killed today when a…

The Chicago-based Center for Economic Progress helps low-income, working families with tax and financial services. Volunteers are needed to provide financial coaching and/or tax preparation assistance in Sugar Grove (Waubonsee Community College), West Chicago and Elgin. Short online or in-person training sessions are provided to volunteers. Tax preparation volunteers mainly work during tax season, after completing an online training provided by the IRS. They sign up for shifts at one of the three locations. Financial coaching volunteers receive about 4-5…