Announcements and notices

Hello folks, We are hosting a Meet & Greet for our new FSPA and UEC officers coming Wednesday, Nov. 9, at the Frontier Pub, starting from 4 p.m. We will offer snacks and refreshments! Come meet our new officers and join us once again in congratulating them! Hope to see you there, Daisy Kalra, on behalf of the UEC and FSPA officers

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Jamieson Olsen to deputy chief engineer. Olsen is an electrical engineer in PPD’s electrical engineering department, where he is the leader of the Detector Electronics Group. Olsen brings to his new role more than 20 years of design, installation and operations of detectors at Fermilab and beyond, including D0, SuperCDMS, CMS, DUNE and the Dark Energy Survey telescope. His technical expertise and love for the lab will be valuable as we advocate…

Please join the Department of Energy in celebrating the outstanding accomplishments of the 2022 Office of Science Distinguished Scientist Fellows: Dr. Marcela Carena of Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory and Dr. Sheng Dai of Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The Office of Science will host a two-part lecture series featuring the Distinguished Scientist Fellows. The events are open to the public to attend virtually on Zoom. You must register to receive Zoom information. The first lecture, featuring Dr. Sheng Dai of Oak…

On the brilliant afternoon of Nov. 3, Fermilab Asian Pacific Association (FAPA) hosted a Diwali/Deepavali or the Festival of Lights celebration in Building 327, Big Room at Fermilab. Diwali, which is derived from the Sanskrit word Deepavali, means “rows of lights” and it is celebrated as the triumph of light over darkness, good over evil, hope over despair. Throughout the afternoon, the spirit of Diwali was recognized in many ways via decorations, rangolis (Indian folk art of making colorful patterns…

Thank you to all who carved pumpkins and voted for their favorites in the Pumpkin Carving Contest. The votes are in. Congratulations to all the winners! Join the get-connected listserv to hear about events like this in the future.

On October 7, a new laboratory organization structure was announced. The project team is continuing to partner closely with senior leaders to implement all of the changes throughout all impacted systems. The process is methodical and takes time. Your patience is appreciated while the project team and senior leadership work through the changes. An announcement will be made when all changes are complete.

The voluntary winter break is scheduled to take place Dec. 23, 2022, through Jan. 2, 2023. As a reminder, participation in the program is not mandatory; however, you are encouraged to take time to revive and enjoy time away from the laboratory, if possible. Please see the links below and FAQs (Services log in required) regarding work areas or services that may be impacted during the winter break. To ensure that Fermilab is meeting the needs of personnel who want to…

WHAT ARE WE DOING? The Information Technology Division will be performing maintenance on the FGZ and Guest wireless networks to improve client connectivity. WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Friday, Nov. 4; 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Central Time WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? During this time, wireless users may experience a brief network disruption for a few seconds. WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO? You do not need to take any action. This message is for your information only. If…

Beyond the memes and pictures of cute animals, social media can be a powerful tool for scientists to talk about their research and help direct important public conversations. Our upcoming webinar offers another opportunity to deepen your skills as an “ambassador of science” by sharing science through your own social media. The Communicating Science with Impact professional development series presents: Social Media for Scientists, Part 1: Twitter Thursday, Nov. 17, 1 – 2 p.m. (EST)   Chris Gunter of the…

Update the notification text in the Enterprise Applications Account Request process Change confirmation notification for active users or employees that already have level of access required Update Local Security Title on FNSP Change the link to Requested Item (RITM) from Web Portal to Classic View Fix RACE condition in ServiceNow Indico integrations for Event Visitor Allow employees who were unable to update confidentiality agreement check box in the Request Item (RITM)