education and public engagement

The Office of Education and Public Engagement relies on the contributions of time and expertise from the entire Fermilab community to meet its education and public engagement objectives. We will be celebrating all who help us to achieve these goals in a special reception on Tuesday, Nov. 1, from 4-6 p.m., as the new and improved Lederman Science Center also celebrates 30 years of public engagement. With your help, we would like to acknowledge individuals whose education and public engagement…

From FOX News Chicago, March 29, 2022: For the first time in two years, Fermilab welcomed back visitors on March 28. FOX News asks Fermilab’s Alison Markovitz what is new for the public as the lab reopens and what visitors can expect on the grounds and with outdoor activities.

From WGN news radio, March 2, 2022: Fermilab’s bison camera is live and the word is spreading in Chicagoland on how the public can view the bison 24/7! Herdsman Cleo Garcia joined Lisa Dent on WGN’s Chicago afternoon news sharing how he cares for the bison herd and news on the much anticipated bison calves Fermilab is expecting this spring.

This year’s annual Family Open House returns for families and kids of all ages to experience the virtual events from the comfort of their homes. The schedule of events includes the “Iron Scientist” competition, Ask-A-Scientist, the Mr. Freeze cryogenics show and much more.