Alex Romanenko, right, discusses with Sean Stackley Fermilab's superconducting radio-frequency accelerator program at cryomodule in the Industrial Center Building. From left: Stackley, Martina Martinello, Chris Mossey, Romanenko. Photo: Reidar Hahn

Stackley toured ROC West, the Cryomodule Test Facility, bison barn, Industrial Center Building and LCLS-II cryomodules, the quantum labs, Muon g-2 and the NuMI hall.

The 4th annual All-Engineers Retreat is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 20, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Save the date for a day filled with engineering updates and breakout sessions, highlighted by our special guest speaker, former Acting Secretary of the Navy Sean Stackley! Secretary Stackley is an engineer who was responsible for all of the Navy’s research, development, and acquisition for almost a decade. Lunch will be included. Please RSVP here We look forward to seeing you! Sincerely, Members…


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Throwback Thursday to March 2006, when this photo was taken. Fermilab’s Duane Newhart sits inside a giant magnet, whose construction began in 1947.

I took my 12-year-old daughter and her friend to see the movie “Hidden Figures” last winter. The film really hit a nerve with her and sparked several candid conversations about diversity.