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The next Fermilab Women’s Tea Talk will be held virtually over Zoom on Wednesday, March 24, from noon to 1 p.m. At the Tea Talk, you will have the opportunity to listen to Martha Michels, Ketevan Akhobadze and Shaorui Li talk about their careers at Fermilab. There will be a Q&A session at the end. We expect lively discussion and interesting insights. The event is hosted by the Fermilab Women’s Initiative (WI) and the Fermilab Society of Women Engineers (fSWE)….

The Fermilab community is welcome to join an online celebration of the Lantern Festival on Friday, Feb. 26, from 3-4:30 p.m. The virtual event is hosted by the Fermilab Asian and Pacific American lab resource group. The Lantern Festival falls on the 15th day of the first month in the lunar calendar, the last day of the Chinese New Year celebration. This online gathering is not only a celebration of one of the most important events on the Chinese calendar,…

Last week was the inaugural Snowman Building Competition. Twenty snowmen and other snow creations engaged in a fierce competition in the following categories: most creative, favorite, best photo with snowman, best traditional snowman and best nontraditional snowman. Voting took place earlier this week. “My first snowman ever is actually a snow woman! It was a great experience to build it with my family’s support. Thanks for the initiative!” Liliet Calero Diaz, creator of Snowy Cuban, said. Vibodha Mudiyanselage and N.C….

This month on the Stay Connected Calendar, the theme for Fermilab Families is “The Arctic”. Every week features fun STEM activities, story times, crafts and more about animals of the arctic and life in the arctic. Visit the Stay Connected Calendar this week to learn about narwhals, the unicorns of the sea! Also highlighted this month are polar bears, penguins and life in the arctic. Join the Fermilab Families e-mail list to receive updates about Playgroup and other family friendly events and…

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Fermilab Pumpkin Carving Contest, either by entering pumpkins in the contest or by voting!  Join the get-connected listserv to hear about fun cultural activities throughout the year! The votes are counted! See the results in the photos below.