education

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Chicago is offering a free, virtual course on “Entrepreneurship for Science and Medicine.” It is taught by Robert Altman, a keynote speaker at one of Fermilab’s Annual Inventor Recognition Ceremonies, and a serial entrepreneur. APPLY ONLINE BY MARCH 19. ENTREPRENEURSHIP FOR SCIENCE AND MEDICINE This free, introductory course in entrepreneurship for science and medicine is hosted by the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The course, taught by Robert Altman,…

Missing visits to the museum? Or in need of some home-school activities? Check out these five do-it-yourself physics demos from Ketevan Akhobadze, an exhibit developer for the Lederman Science Center at Fermilab.

A reminder to the lab community: Our first Virtual Open House is right around the corner, and you and your families are invited to participate. Check out the Open House offerings, and be sure to register in advance. The event will run for five days, from Feb. 10-14, with “on-demand” content available 24/7, as well as live-streamed events. Activities will include pre-recorded demos and activities for all ages, trivia games, tours of the lab facilities, a community art show and more — all free for everyone to enjoy.

From Chicago Tribune, Feb. 3, 2021: Fermilab’s Family Open House is a popular annual event in the Chicagoland area. This year, it’s virtual. Amanda Early, education program leader, discusses the programming that the virtual event will bring to classrooms and homes around the world.

The annual Fermilab Family Open House is being held virtually this year as a multi-day event, starting on Wednesday, February 10, and concluding on Sunday, February 14. The event this year will include virtual tours, virtual classroom visits, interactive activities that can be done at home, online talks, an online scavenger hunt, and live-streamed demo shows. With the new virtual format, we will have the opportunity to engage audiences with the excitement of Fermilab science—locally, nationally, and internationally—in the comfort of their homes. We are looking for Fermilab employees and users…