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From Kane County Chronicle, Feb. 24, 2020: Join Fermilab scientist emeritus Paul Mantsch at the St. Charles Public Library on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m. as he explains how the realms of the atom and the cosmos are intimately connected to each other – and to us. This special presentation will feature the story of discovery at Fermilab: past, present, future.

Lisa Randall, Knocking on Heaven’s Door: How Physics and Scientific Thinking Illuminate the Universe and the Modern World Sunday, March 1, 4 p.m. Book signing to follow lecture. Educator reception at 6 p.m. McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage During this talk, Randall explores the latest developments in physics that have the potential to radically revise our understanding of the world: its makeup, its evolution and the fundamental forces that drive its operation. An expert on both particle physics (the study…

The central issue in Philosophy of Mind is the Mind-Body problem: How can something like the material brain produce something like the non-material mind?  And how can they interact with each other?  In this presentation we will survey some of the different positions people take in regards to the mind-body problem and discuss some objections to each. Dr. Johnson received a MA and PhD in Social/Organizational-Industrial Psychology and a MA in Communication from Northern Illinois University.  She received a B.S….

Philosophy Society, A. Burov: “What is good in naturalism?” Part 2, Friday, Jan.31, at noon. Req Room (WH4NW) What is naturalism or materialism? What is reasonable in it? What is inspirational in it? What is morally encouraging in it? Why do people believe in naturalism? Part 1 is available at https://fermisocietyofphilosophy.wordpress.com/. Everyone is welcome. Feel free to bring your lunch.

Philosophy Society, A. Burov: “What is good in naturalism?” Friday, Jan.17, at noon. Req Room (WH4NW) What is naturalism or materialism? What is reasonable in it? What is inspirational in it? What is morally encouraging in it? Why do people believe in naturalism? Everyone is welcome. Feel free to bring your lunch.

Site prep construction at Fermilab has started! On Wednesday, Jan. 15, from noon-1 p.m., join us for the latest updates on current and upcoming construction for the Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility (LBNF). Bring your lunch and your questions to One West (WH1W), where project experts will be on hand. We’ll also share brief updates on construction for: Integrated Engineering Research Center (IERC) Proton Improvement Plan-II (PIP-II) Utilities Infrastructure Project (UIP) Core Campus Revitalization Project (CCRP) This Lunch and Learn is hosted…

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…

Fermilab’s Office of Partnerships and Technology Transfer and the Fermilab Young Professionals group cordially invite you to attend “Basics of Proposal Preparation” presented by David McCallum, the New Program Capture Manager in Argonne’s TCP Division. The session will take place at IARC Lecture Hall on Monday, Dec. 9, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and is structured as a presentation followed by a Q&A session. This presentation is for anyone who currently or may in the future write proposals for…