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The University of Chicago Center for Data and Computing is hosting a webinar on its new Discovery Challenge. The session takes place on Sept. 28 from 3-4 p.m. CT. Learn more, and register to attend. The Discovery Challenge is a new seed funding program at CDAC that accelerates the research-to-impact process through the development of research-based, use-inspired data science technologies and tools. Projects may focus on broad and cross-cutting topics such as, but not limited to: behavioral economics, precision workforce…

What is your most important commodity in the workplace? Time. Sign up for the Professional Development and Learning course: Working Smart: Time Management and Organization Skills to master your time and maximize your effectiveness. You will learn: how you manage your time and how to improve interactions with others by recognizing different time management styles the real reasons for procrastination and how to overcome them how to identify which priorities are truly urgent and important ways to manage distractions and interruptions. This…

Introduction to Venture Capital with Scott Meadow Graduate students, post-doctoral scholars, researchers, and faculty conducting scientific research at UChicago, Argonne, and Fermilab are encouraged to apply for the course, Introduction to Venture Capital: A Toolkit for Analyzing and Financing Startups. Those interested in applying should do so by Monday, Jan. 6, at 5 p.m. If you have ever considered being part of a startup or wanted to understand more about how startups source and receive investments, then this class is…

A dive into cosmology, encountering the vast amounts we do and do not know about the universe, and provoking some discussion of philosophy from a natural perspective. The talk will be not more than an hour, but the following discussion may take like 30 minutes more. You may come and go any time. Everyone is welcome. Feel free to come with your lunch. Due to the construction work, it is recommended to park your car near the Lederman Center, 4…

This session is an online educational opportunity to gain insight on the latest market upgrade and ask questions. Employees can view the session online from their workstation. Registration is required to view online. Login to your www.NetBenefits.com/fidelity  account to register. Click on Library, Workshops, Live Web Workshops, than Fermi Quarterly Market Update.

Relation between scientism and rationalism, as it was defined at part I of this talk, will be considered. Join us for part II in the Req Room (WH4NW) on Friday, November 8, 12pm. Everybody is welcome. Feel free to come with your lunch. Video and slides of the part I of this talk are at our web site: https://fermisocietyofphilosophy.wordpress.com/

Please note a change of location for the seminar, Social Security and Your Retirement, sponsored by Abri Credit Union. It is scheduled at Fermilab for Tuesday, Oct. 29, at 12 p.m.  The event will now be held in the West Wing, WH10NW.   Follow the link for additional information: https://www.abricu.com/home/investments/calendar/social_security_seminar

On Thursday, Oct. 17, Prof. Jason Hogan from Stanford will give a spacial wine and cheese seminar about MAGIS-100, a new Fermilab experiment that will use atom interferometry to probe fundamental physics. MAGIS-100 was recently featured on Fermilab news.  It will be constructed in the NuMI shaft in the coming years. The talk title is “MAGIS-100: fundamental science with atom interferometry at Fermilab” and will take place in one west at 4 pm, Thursday, October 17.    

Please note a change of  location for the seminar. It is now scheduled in the West Wing, WH10NW. Abri Credit Union is sponsoring the seminar “Social Security and Your Retirement” at Fermilab on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019 at 12 p.m. The event will be held at Wilson Hall 10th floor, northwest, the West Wing. Follow the link for additional information: https://www.abricu.com/home/investments/calendar/social_security_seminar