September 15, 2023
From U Chicago News: On Sept. 30, the University of Chicago will be hosting its second annual South Side Science Festival inviting visitors to explore ways science impacts our daily lives. This year’s festival includes an up-close look at live butterflies, quantum science games, CPR practice, live demonstrations, local food vendors, music and a Science Slam. The South Side Science Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sept. 30 on the University of Chicago campus at 929 E 57th St.
From West Suburban Living, July 10, 2023: West Suburban Living magazine interviews Lia Merminga on how she developed an interest in science, who inspired her and her journey from early education to being Fermilab’s first female director.
From the Daily Herald, March 15, 2023: Fermilab’s Mr. Freeze recently presented at an Addison Elementary District junior high school at its its annual Science Fun Night. Jerry Zimmerman, otherwise known as “Mr. Freeze,” demonstrated his infamous cryogenic experiment for a gymnasium full of families, teachers and students.
From the CERN Courier, Nov. 8, 2022: Editor Matthew Chalmers spoke with Lia Merminga on her love of physics, her goals as Fermilab director and what can be done to carve a path for future female lab directors.