Fermi National Laboratory

Volume 25  |  Friday, June 14, 2002  |  Number 10
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SUMMER RECREATION
Employees, Users, On-Site Contractors and Retirees, for information regarding access to the Fermilab site for participation in the Recreation Office summer activities go to http://fnalpubs.fnal.gov/benedept/recreation/leagues.html

MEET SCIENTISTS AT SCIENCE EDUCATION CENTER
The popular Ask-a-Scientist program takes place every Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. at Fermilab’s Lederman Science Center. Scientists will meet visitors and answer questions. The Science Center with its hands-on science displays is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visitors must use the Pine Street entrance.

HOUSING ASSIGNMENTS – FALL 2002/SPRING 2003
The Fermilab Housing Office is now taking requests from Users for houses, apartments and dormitory rooms for the Fall of 2002 and Spring of 2003. Since there will be a large influx of experiments during the fall/spring, and requests are anticipated to be in excess of our available facilities, you are urged to submit your request for reservations to the Housing Office by Monday, July 8, 2002. Requests can be made for any period and need not commence on any particular date. For further information, please contact the Housing Office at 630-840-3777; fax 630-840-2823; email housing@fnal.gov.

BARN DANCES
Barn dances are held in the Warrenville Community Building and feature traditional square and contra dances. Admission is $5 for adults, $2 for age 12-18, and free for under 12 years old. Come with a partner or without; bring the family or not. For information on scheduling contact Dave Harding (x2971, harding@fnal.gov) or Lynn Garren (x2061, garren@fnal.gov) or check the webpage at http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/folkclub/.

ONGOING NALWO
Free English classes in the Users’ Center for FNAL guests, visitors and their spouses. The schedule is: Monday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Separate classes for both beginners and advanced students.


ARTS SERIES

LECTURE SERIES—JUNE 26
Myths are the Earliest Form of Science: My Life in the Theatre with Ovid, Galileo and Leonardo Mary Zimmerman, Director of Galileo Galilei at the Goodman Theatre 8 p.m. WEDNESDAY Tickets $5. (please note change from usual lecture day) For further information or telephone reservations, call 630/840-ARTS weekdays between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. For a map or further information, please go to the web page at www.fnal.gov/culture.

JUNE 15—CHERISH THE LADIES
8 p.m. Tickets - $21 ($11 for ages 18 and under) “Cherish the Ladies from the USA made their connection from the first note, skillfully managing the cheers and tears for every second of a torrential two-hour set. The band brilliantly strutted the very Irish- American sound which simultaneously exudes a tremendous joie de vivre and deep nostalgia.” —The Irish Times (Dublin)

JULY 13—LOS FOLKLORISTAS
8 p.m. Tickets - $19 ($10 for ages 18 and under) “The only predictable thing about one of their performances is that something peculiarly true and beautiful will surface during the evening.” —Christian Science Monitor

AUGUST 10—GEORGE WINSTON
8 p.m. Tickets - $23 ($12 for ages 18 and under) “Winston is the undisputed master of contemporary solo piano, and his lyrical style is often imitated but never duplicated.” —Dirty Linen


MILESTONES

AWARDED

  • Ph.D. to Mark Mattson, Carnegie Mellon University. For his research on baryons with two charm quarks as part of the SELEX experiment.
  • Ph.D. to Jason Kasper, Northwestern University; for his research on bound states with charm quarks (experiment E835).
  • Ph.D. to Jeremy Ed Sweezy, Georgia Institute of Technology; for the development of an enhanced neutron therapy beam.

RETIRING

  • James Shallenberger, ID 282, effective July 11, last day May 31.
  • John Slowiak, ID 1406, ES&H Fire Group, effective May 31, last day May 8.


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