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Al Brunsting will give his 3rd talk (out of 4) on Design vs Accident. This time he will focus on the problem of life. How might the Earth have been a place where life started and developed? Everybody is welcome. Feel free to come with your lunch.

Fermi Society of Philosophy, Al Brunsting: Design or Accident? Thursday Feb 11, 12:00 Req Room (WH4NW) At his 2nd talk, based on his book, Al Brunsting will respond on some criticism expressed in his address two weeks ago. After that, he will continue his thoughts, pro and contra, on a designer on the basis of rational arguments. Everybody is welcome. Feel free to come with your lunch.

Attend this complimentary interactive workshop to learn low impact exercises to increase flexibility and strengthen your back…helping you reduce back pain and future injuries. Wednesday, December 16, 12-1pm, at the Fitness Center Group Exercise Room. Gym will be open. RSVP by December 15 to megan.diehm@airrosti.com. Presented by Airrosti Rehab Centers, LLC. For more info contact Jeanne in the Wellness Office at x2548 or jecker@fnal.gov

Attend this educational/interactive workshop to learn simple proven techniques to avoid repetitive strain and postural injuries associated with common workplace environments. Increase flexibility, strength, and range of motion while learning ongoing solutions to relieve tension and stress. Thursday, November 19, Wilson Hall, Curia II from Noon-1pm. Lunch provided. Limited to 25. RSVP by November 18 to megan.diehm@airrosti.com (Presented by Airrosti Rehab Centers, LLC)

It isn’t often you get the chance to be in the same room with an astronaut. Even rarer is the opportunity to hear from an astronaut of John Grunsfeld’s caliber. Today at 4 p.m., Grunsfeld will give a Fermilab Colloquium in One West. A Chicago native and an astrophysicist, Grunsfeld is a veteran of five Space Shuttle flights and has clocked more than 50 hours spacewalking. He visited the Hubble Space Telescope on three of his space shuttle missions and…

To celebrate October as Diversity Awareness Month, Fermilab’s Women’s Initiative has scheduled two outstanding speakers to visit the lab. All employees are invited! Join us on Monday 10/12 to hear from Dr. Magdolna Hargittai – “Successful Women Scientists from Around the Globe” – conversations with the most successful women scientists of our time. Monday 10/19 features Dr. Clemencia Consentino – “The Case for Revitalizing the Nation’s Talent Pool in STEM” – gender equality and improving the participation of underrepresented groups…

  The Fermilab Women’s Initiative invites everyone to hear Magdolna Hargittai present her talk “Successful Women Scientists around the Globe” today at 3 p.m. in One West. The talk draws on in-depth conversations with many of the most successful women scientists of our time based on Hargittai’s new book, “Women Scientists: Reflections, Challenges, and Breaking Boundaries.” The featured women include not only American and European success stories, but also scientists from countries less often discussed in such a context, such…