CAIF, Cultural Association of Italians at Fermilab, invites you to attend the lecture about Genius and Mystery: Leonardo da Vinci, Icon of the Italian Renaissance by D. Macuglia, University of Chicago on Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 2 p.m. at the Wilson Hall One West, Fermilab, Pine Street and Kirk Road, Batavia, IL 60510. Italian espresso and dessert to follow. Tickets are free, but registration is required. Please RSVP by May 21 at 2 p.m. if you plan to participate….

The Linux at Fermilab Quarterly meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 27, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in Wilson Hall Curia II. Presentation topics include a feature presentation about supercomputer management at NCSA from Mark Fredricksen from the University of Illinois-NCSA and SL/SLF 7.2 Fermi Edition updates. All Linux users and system administrators are encouraged to attend. Visit the Scientific Linux at Fermilab site at for more information on the quarterly meetings.

On April 13, Mary K. Gaillard, a theoretical physicist, professor at the University of California, Berkeley and senior scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, presented at a Fermilab colloquium about her experiences as a woman in physics and about the physics developments she witnessed and participated in. Afterwards, she held a book signing of her autobiography, A Singularly Unfeminine Profession: One Woman’s Journey in Physics, in the Library.

Speaker: Silvia Zorzetti, University of Pisa Date: Wednesday 20 April 2016, 11:00AM Location: Sunrise (WH11NE) Title: PACMAN and CMS Level-1 Tracking Trigger Abstract: PACMAN is an innovative Marie Curie doctoral training program, hosted by CERN and supported by the European Union. The technical goal is to develop high accuracy alignment methods and tools to integrate the main components of the future generation of accelerators. The method will be validated on CLIC components, a proposed Compact Linear Collider currently studied at…

Ram Dhuley is a Ph.D. candidate from Florida State University and the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory. Ram has applied to the Bardeen Engineering Leadership Program and will be interviewing on site on Wednesday, April 13. His visit will include a talk given on Wednesday morning. All are welcome to attend. Date: Wednesday, April 13 Time: 11 a.m.-noon Location: WH1E Title: Study of sudden loss of vacuum in a tube cooled by liquid helium Speaker: Ram C. Dhuley Cryogenics Lab,…

Dear colleagues, the last, 4th, talk of Al Brunsting series on Design vs Accident will be devoted to the issue of morality. How might human justice and morality developed? What might have motivated that? Is there evidence for a moral universalism? Can Darwinism explain that? Everybody is welcome. Feel free to come with your lunch. If questions, ask Alexey . Please join us at Req Room (WH4NW), Thursday, Mar 10, 12:00—13:00.