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It is with regret that we announce the passing of Sahar Allam on March 29, after a long battle with cancer. Sahar, beloved wife of Fermilab astrophysicist Douglas Tucker, was a member of the experimental astrophysics group at Fermilab and a long-time valued contributor to the Sloan Digital Sky Survey and Dark Energy Survey experiments. Sahar was an enthusiastic supporter of the lab’s cosmic frontier experiments – always at the front of the line to volunteer for the most difficult…

As the representative of Department of Energy Office of Science at Fermilab, Snyder will continue to support the lab’s mission and ensure work is accomplished safely and within DOE requirements. The Fermilab acting site office manager since February, Snyder has been permanently reassigned to lead the Fermi Site Office while also serving as acting site office manager for nearby Argonne Laboratory.

After 53 years, Keith Coiley is retiring. Keith started his career at the lab on his 17th birthday in June 1969. To bookend it, he will retire in his birthday month as well. As Coiley says, he basically grew up at Fermilab—and he has innumerable stories. On his first day, Fermilab was “out in the country.” The only place around was Warrenville Bowl on Route 59, the pre-Users-Center hangout for lab employees. The Village was the hub of the lab,…

After more than four decades of service at Fermilab, Glenn Smith will retire on June 1. Glenn started out as a technician at Fermilab in August 1977 and was assigned to the Tevatron Dipole construction program.  He rapidly became a supervisor, overseeing the construction of the Low Beta Quadrupoles for the Tevatron. Since then, he has been instrumental in the completion of the permanent magnets for the Recycler ring, Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) chambers (components for the CMS detector at…