Announcements and notices

Employees subscribed to Fermilab Today may notice a change in their email greeting this week. To make the daily newsletter more inclusive, the email system now uses the preferred name supplied in FermiWorks rather than the subscriber’s legal name. All new employees will be automatically addressed with their preferred name. Current subscribers’ names have also been updated. If you are still not being greeted with your preferred name in your Fermilab Today emails, please contact news@fnal.gov for a manual fix. Individuals can also review and edit…

The annual Wilson Hall window washing project has begun and will encompass exterior and interior windows. The exterior phase of this project has begun and will focus on the east exposure on Aug. 9, the west exposure on Aug. 10 and the north exposure on Aug. 11, subject to weather.

Focus on Ally Skills Webinar Aug. 30, 1 – 2 p.m. CDT This webinar, brought to you by the Exascale Computing Project (ECP) High-Performance Computing (HPC) Workforce Development and Retention Action Group, explains why allyship in the workplace is important and focuses on teaching specific ally skills such as listening, amplifying marginalized voices and speaking up when it is uncomfortable. The invited speaker is Valerie Aurora, who is the founder of Frame Shift Consulting, the leading provider of ally skills training for technology companies…

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…

Dear eShoppers and eLicense Holders, The eMarketplace migration from Vinimaya to Aquiire Marketplace has been completed. eShoppers, you will receive an email sent from release_announcement_do_not_reply@coupa.com on Saturday, Aug. 6. Please follow the instructions in the email to register an account with Aquiire and set the password. You will use this account to access eMarketplace. Quick start guides for eShoppers and eLicense Holders are available at https://emarketplace.fnal.gov: Quick Start Guide for eShoppers: https://emarketplace.fnal.gov/wp-content/uploads/Quick_Start_Guide_for_eShoppers.pdf Quick Start Guide for eLicense Holders: https://emarketplace.fnal.gov/wp-content/uploads/Quick_Start_Guide_for_eLicenseHolders.pdf Please…

It is with regret that we announce the passing of Sahar Allam on March 29, after a long battle with cancer. Sahar, beloved wife of Fermilab astrophysicist Douglas Tucker, was a member of the experimental astrophysics group at Fermilab and a long-time valued contributor to the Sloan Digital Sky Survey and Dark Energy Survey experiments. Sahar was an enthusiastic supporter of the lab’s cosmic frontier experiments – always at the front of the line to volunteer for the most difficult…

Dear EBS users, WHAT ARE WE DOING? Computing will be performing maintenance on the Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS). WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Saturday, Aug. 6; 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Central Time WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? During this time, the production instance of the EBS application, database and associated web queries will be unavailable. WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO? Please be aware of the EBS downtime and plan accordingly.     If you have any questions about…

Dear eShoppers and eLicense Holders, WHAT ARE WE DOING? Computing will be migrating eMarketplace from Vinimaya to Aquiire Marketplace, which is a new vendor-supported solution. Please note that all eMarketplace requisitions should be submitted by the end of the day on Friday, Aug. 5 as shared carts and saved carts will not be brought over to the new Aquiire platform. WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Saturday, Aug. 6; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Central Time WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU?…