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Black physicists say efforts to recruit and retain more Black students must concentrate on challenges they face at both Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Primarily White Institutions.

The Talent Acquisition team is proud to announce that our new applicant-tracking system is now available. In addition, our new external and internal career site is fully operational. The site will offer an enhanced user experience for viewing our job openings. Over the next few days, we will be manually updating our career site with the job postings. All jobs will be available on the new site by Wednesday, May 18. Our internal jobs can be found by logging into…

In this lecture, part III of the virtual lecture series, “How to do big science,” Deborah Harris talks about the construction of the MINERvA neutrino experiment at Fermilab. The MINERvA collaboration used a high-intensity neutrino beam to collect data on neutrino interactions with a wide variety of materials. Harris served as the project manager of detector construction, and in 2010, she was elected to be the scientific co-spokesperson of MINERvA.

Astronomers have unveiled the first image of the supermassive black hole at the center of our own Milky Way galaxy. This result provides overwhelming evidence that the object is indeed a black hole and yields valuable clues about the workings of such giants, which are thought to reside at the center of most galaxies.

A pilot program, designed in part by educators at Sanford Underground Research Facility, is introducing computational thinking into elementary school curricula.

The Talent Acquisition team will finalize the transition of our application tracking and career site to Workday Recruiting on Monday, May 16. A half-hour demo session will be held on Thursday, May 12 at 1 p.m., to introduce the new system and how to navigate it. Please join the meeting via Zoom (requires Services account login). A recording will be available for those who are unable to attend the meeting. We look forward to working with you as we transition to…