Announcements and notices

After 35 years, Mary Hobbs (ES&H/Security Operations Center) is retiring. Mary began her career with Fermilab in 1987 with the Communications Center after being hired from the contract Security Protective Force where she worked for many years as a supervisor. Mary’s knowledge made her a valuable asset to the Communications Center. Mary was assigned to the afternoon shift and has been an integral part of the team. Her contributions will always be valued and remembered. Her hard work, commitment and…

Please be advised that as part of the Sanitary System Improvements Project, there will be some contractor activity in the vicinity of the roadway between Wilson Hall and LINAC (leading to Ramsey Horseshoe) this Wednesday June 1, 2022. There will be a road closure between LINAC and Wilson Hall that will prevent entry into Ramsey Horseshoe. Traffic to Ramsey Horseshoe will be bidirectional with entrance via the A0 Crossover with detour via Kautz Road, South Booster Road and Main Ring…

UPDATE 5/27/22 1:11 p.m.: Indico will have a downtime beginning at 7:15 p.m. on Friday, May 27, Central. The downtime is expected to last 30 minutes and should restore access to those who are not using VPN. ORIGINAL POST: We have had reports about people being unable to access indico.fnal.gov when not on the lab network. We are investigating the issue. In the meantime, please use VPN to access Indico.

What is all the digging along Kirk Road? The City of Batavia is building a flood mitigation reservoir for Mahoney Creek in the area adjacent to Kirk Road, roughly halfway between Pine Street and Wilson Ave. The Watershed of Mahoney Creek includes part of the of the Fermilab campus. The outstanding cooperation between the Department of Energy and the community on this important project will bring much-needed flood relief to our neighbors downstream. The city has had an easement to…

Modify LBNF requests report for South Dakota Badging Improve Infoblox diff audit Modify site access requests to include the invitation letter or email letter Bulk Add feature & fixes to SystemUtils script include Fix offsite web grants that were canceling unrelated AAs Provide access to contractor for one day onsite Fix Business Visitor form to display middle initial  

Please join us to learn about the Project Leadership Institute (PLI) program for FY23. The program is designed to cultivate a diverse network of successful DOE project delivery practitioners—those capable of delivering major high-risk projects. The PLI program participants contribute to build a culture of project management excellence across DOE. Elaine McCluskey, Deputy Director of the PLI program hosted at SLAC, will be the main presenter, and Fermilab program alumni will also be on the call to talk about their…

Fermi Fitness Day is an annual event dedicated to the mental and physical health of our Fermilab employees and user/affiliate community. It provides an opportunity for all to take a mental break from work and commit to physical health by walking outdoors on a designated path. All Fermilab employees, users and affiliates are invited to participate on-site or at home. Date: Thursday, June 23rd Time: 11 am – 1 pm On-site Location: Fermilab Village – Meet at the Users Center…

After more than four decades of service at Fermilab, Glenn Smith will retire on June 1. Glenn started out as a technician at Fermilab in August 1977 and was assigned to the Tevatron Dipole construction program.  He rapidly became a supervisor, overseeing the construction of the Low Beta Quadrupoles for the Tevatron. Since then, he has been instrumental in the completion of the permanent magnets for the Recycler ring, Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) chambers (components for the CMS detector at…

The FSPA Early-Career seminar series is continuing on Wednesday, May 25, at noon CT. In-person location: ND/ Oscillatorium (WH13NW). Note that we will continue to monitor attendance to ensure the safety of all participants and to comply with COVID-era capacity limits, but on-site Fermilab users and employees can attend this seminar in person. We will still maintain a virtual presence for those who wish to join us remotely. In the short term, speakers will continue to connect via Zoom. Zoom…

Dear FermiCloud users, WHAT ARE WE DOING? Computing will be performing a major upgrade to the OpenStack software used for FermiCloud. WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Wednesday, June 8; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central Time WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? During this time, users will not be able to launch new virtual machines from the dashboard or via the command line interface. Virtual machines that are already running on FermiCloud will be accessible most of the time; however, users…