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The deadline for applying for the tuition remission program at The University of Chicago for the spring 2017 quarter is March 7, 2017.  For more information and enrollment forms, visit the website http://hr.fnal.gov/training/scholarships/ or email Karen Karlix at karlix@fnal.gov.  

Applications for the Fall 2016 Innovation Fund are closing soon! The University of Chicago Innovation Fund is a $20mm fund that invests in early business development and proof-of-concept work for projects / ventures created by faculty, students, and staff. The Innovation Fund awards grants and invests in promising technologies and start-ups with high potential for societal and commercial impact, helping them to bridge the gap between basic research funding and commercial investment. The Innovation Fund makes investments ranging from $20,000…

The 27th International Conference on Neutrino Physics and Astrophysics, commonly called Neutrino 2016, will bring together scientists from experiments around the world. Scientists working with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory will give numerous presentations at Neutrino 2016 and unveil some significant results.

You and a guest are invited to “Food and Science” Dinner Reception and Short Talks at The Promontory in Hyde Park on Thursday, June 2, at 6.p.m. The event is hosted by Donald H. Levy, University of Chicago vice president for research and for national laboratories; Peter B. Littlewood, Argonne National Laboratory director; and Nigel Lockyer, Fermilab director. The program is free, but registration is required. Shuttles to and from the lab will be provided. RSVP by Wednesday, May 26….

Fermilab is working with innovation leaders across the University of Chicago to help highlight the best in entrepreneurship, technology and science at the upcoming UChicago Innovation Fest. Hear Fermilab scientist Anne Schukraft discuss the hows and whys of the elusive neutrino on May 13 and 14 in downtown Chicago. And while you’re at it, hear about big solutions to problems in Chicago and across the globe, learn about the world around us, find new collaborators, and rub shoulders with leaders…