EDI

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.

On May 6 at 1 p.m., the Fermilab Asian Pacific Association LRG and the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion will co-host author Ken Liu for his virtual talk, The Misreadings of “The Paper Menagerie.”  This Inclusion Matters 2022 program will help honor Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Ken Liu (http://kenliu.name) is an American author of speculative fiction. He has won the Nebula, Hugo, and World Fantasy awards, as well as top genre honors in Japan,…

Please join us for the African School of Fundamental Physics and Applications (ASP) information session on Wednesday, April 20, from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. CST. More information can be found here. ASP Info Session Agenda Introduction Fermilab’s participation in ASP (Kavin Ammigan, Cortez L. Watkins) ASP info session (Dr. Kétévi A. Assamagan) Upcoming ASP events/activities (Dr. Kétévi A. Assamagan) Q&A (all) To join the Zoom meeting: https://fermipoint.fnal.gov/org/ocedi/diversitycom/Shared%20Documents/ASP%20Info%20Session.docx?d=w4cbca83c8f9d40fba26341edafa9a762  

On behalf of the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, our Inclusion Matters 2022 programming will kick off on April 7, at 9 a.m., with People First Language in the Workplace. Katie Algrim of the Regional Office of Education of Kane County will return to Fermilab for a virtual workshop, and she will share best practices on developing a culture that emphasizes members of the community first. “A quadriplegic” or “a person with quadriplegia.” What’s the difference? How can this…

In September 2021, new time charging codes were launched for Fermilab employees who spend time on equity, diversity and inclusion or education and public engagement-related activities. These codes were established to recognize and support participation in EDI and EPE initiatives.

National Medal of Science Recipient Sylvester James “Jim” Gates, Jr. has published multiple papers on theoretical physics with undergraduate and high school students.

Physicist Elmer Imes’ careful work to capture the spectra of molecules made clear the worth of the theory of quantum mechanics.