Katie Yurkewicz

Katie Yurkewicz is a former senior writer in the Fermilab Office of Communication.

Katie Yurkewicz Katie Yurkewicz, assistant director for communications, wrote this column. The year is 2003. On the news you’re reading about the Human Genome Project, the new Department of Homeland Security, the Space Shuttle Columbia tragedy and — no matter how much you try to avoid her — Britney Spears. You’re wondering if you should give up your flip-phone for one of the BlackBerry devices that everyone’s talking about while checking out the new iTunes store on your home dial-up…

Katie Yurkewicz Katie Yurkewicz, head of the Office of Communication, wrote this column. This summer, we asked our readers to complete a survey on what they liked about Fermilab Today and what we could do to improve it. The results are in, and we have begun planning a better publication based on your feedback and suggestions. We sincerely thank you for taking the time to respond and submit comments. Nearly 1,200 of you took the survey. That’s 30 percent of…

The DZero collaboration found its data for the production of a W boson and two jets to be in agreement with the predictions by the Standard Model. The red peak below 100 GeV/c2 is a well-known Standard Model feature of the decays of W and Z bosons. If the CDF excess is interpreted as a new particle, the dotted line shows what such a particle would look like in the DZero detector. The DZero data shows no excess around 145…