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Needles and threads introductory meeting schedule
The Needles and Threads Cancer Awareness Project Schedule: two additional meetings have been scheduled. Monday, October 25, Noon-1:00 p.m., Conference Room One North, WH1N, and Monday, November 1, 5:00-6:00 p.m., Conference Room One North, WH1N. These meetings will provide an overview of the project. Please stop by to pick up an introduction packet. Not able to attend an introduction meeting? Not a problem -- contact Kathy Johnson email@example.com or Sheila Cisko firstname.lastname@example.org for an introduction packet. This activity is open to all Fermilab Employees, Contractors, Users and their families.
Cafeteria Closed Saturday, Oct. 23
The cafeteria will be closed this Saturday, October 23, in order to perform maintenance in the area.
Employee Art Show: April 2011
Mark your calendars! More information to follow. If you have any questions please contact email@example.com.
Nov. 22 deadline for The University of Chicago Tuition Remission Program
The deadline for applying for the tuition remission program at The University of Chicago for the Winter 2011 quarter is Nov. 22nd. For more information and enrollment forms, contact Nicole Gee at x3697 or visit the website http://wdrs.fnal.gov/train-dev/uchicago.html.
Introduction to COMSOL Multiphysics 4.1 and Its Electromagnetic Waves Simulation Capabilities tutorial offered Oct. 26th
Learn the fundamental work flow in COMSOL v4 with the demonstration of a typical multi-physics simulation example. All phases of the analysis process will be presented from drawing or importing geometries to specifying the physics, meshing to solving, and post-processing the results. Features and capabilities introduced at versions 4.0 and 4.1 will be emphasized. You will explore electromagnetic wave simulations as performed in RF and Microwave applications. To enroll or form more information please click here.
Facilitating Meetings That Work class offered Nov. 4
If you find yourself bored or frustrated with the meetings you must lead yourself, you will walk away with dozens of easy-to-implement ideas that will make your next meeting much more results-focused, and therefore much more successful. For more information or to enroll, please visit http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=4779.
Management and Negotiation Skills class offered Nov. 9 & 16
Learn how to influence others over whom you do not have authority; to broaden your understanding of the main sources of conflict, the different modes of conflict management and the critical steps to joint problem solving and negotiation. For more information or to enroll, please visit http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=4659.
Word 2007: Intro class offered Nov. 9
After this course, you will be able to create, edit, format, add tables to, and create graphic objects. Explore the User Interface Explore the Ribbon Create a Basic Document Edit a Document Formatt Text Formatt Paragraphs Add Tables Insert Graphic Objects Control Page Appearance Proof a Document. For more information or to enroll, please visit http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=4781.
Accepting nominations for Director's Award
The Education Office is accepting nominations for the Director's Award through Friday, Oct. 22. The annual $1,000 award recognizes one employee, user, or contractor each year whose contributions are outstanding, even among the many supporters of Fermilab's K12 education programs. Nomination forms may be downloaded from http://ed.fnal.gov/award/ the Director's Award website. Hardcopies may be picked up from Gayle Millman or Carol Angarola on WH 15 West. The award will be presented at the annual Volunteers reception on Tuesday, Nov. 2.
Argentine Tango through Nov. 3
Our new series of four tango classes starts Wednesday, October 13, with instructors Daniel Noce and Ramona Nita. Classes take place each Wednesday in Ramsey Auditorium, Class dates: October 13, 20, 27 and Novermber 3. Level 1: Fundamentals: 7 to 8 p.m. (Practice - 6:30 p.m.) Level 2: Intermediate/Advanced: 8 to 9 p.m. (Practice - 10 p.m.) For information, http://bss.fnal.gov/tango.pdf to sign up or directions, please send an email Pamela Noyes: firstname.lastname@example.org
Accelerate to a Healthy Lifestyle Program
ES&H is rolling out its 2nd annual "Accelerate to a Healthy Lifestyle" program which kicks off October 1. The event will run from October 1 through December 31. The goal is to exercise three days per week for 30 minutes. For more information, please visit the ES&H web page where you can now enter your time electronically, access hard copy log sheets, etc. http://www-esh.fnal.gov/.
Fright Fest Discount Tickets at Six Flags
Purchase Anyday Fright Fest at Six Flags Great America Tickets for $33 ($5 processing fee per online order). Go to https://shop.accesso.com/clients/sixflags/affiliate/login.php?m=8289 Username: fermilabGM, Password: SixFlags6. Special Fermi Outing Day Tickets are also available 10/22-10/24 for $26 (online processing fee waived) go to http://www.sixflags.com. Pick a Park: Six Flags Great America; Enter Promo Code (Fermi) in Upper Right Hand Corner. Print tickets. For more information call Jeanne in the Recreation/Wellness Dept. at x2548.
Chicago Blackhawks Discount Tickets
Take advantage of this Fermilab ticket offer. Availability is limited so order today! Enter the special offer code of October, and then log in or create an account. Once you complete your order, you will receive an email confirmation to print your tickets. If you have any questions or if you're looking to purchase a group of 15 or more tickets, please contact TR Johnson at (312)455-7095 or http://wdrs.fnal.gov/recreation/convenience.html or email@example.com or Jeanne in Recreation/Wellness at x2548.
Regal Movie Theater discount tickets available
The Recreation Department now has Regal Movie Theater Discount Tickets available. Regal Theaters recently purchased the AMC Cantera 30 in Warrenville. Other Regal locations include Bolingbrook Stadium 12, Lake Zurich 12 and Crystal Lake Showplace Stadium 16. We have $8 unrestricted tickets and $7 restricted use tickets available. IMAX and 3D are subject to a surcharge at the theater.
Fermilab Lecture Series Presents The Long Thaw: How Humans are Changing the Next 100,000 Years of the Earth's Climate Oct. 22
One of the ongoing points of discussion in the climate change debate is the impact of carbon emissions. In his lecture, The Long Thaw: How Humans are Changing the Next 100'00 Years of the Earth's Climate, Dr. David Archer, geophysicist at the University of Chicago and renowned author on the topic of global warming, presents some of the latest scientific findings on the complex topic of the global carbon cycle. The "lifetime" of fossil fuel CO² in the atmosphere is a complicated question but in general the CO² concentration will be higher than natural for hundreds of thousands of years. For more information visit http://www.fnal.gov/culture.
Fermilab Arts Series Presents Project Trio: Greg Pattillo (beatbox flute); Eric Stepheson (cello); and Peter Seymour (jazz bass)
Packed with musicianship, joy and surprise!" - Downbeat Magazine - PROJECT Trio is a passionate, high energy music ensemble comprised of three virtuosic composer/performers from Brooklyn, NY. Blending their classical training with beatbox, jazz, classical, contemporary music, PROJECT Trio has made an impact on audiences of all ages. Bursting onto the scene with their landmark videos, right out of the internet generation and 50 millino views. If you like innovation, energy, excellence, and about any type of music, PROJECT Trio is a mind-blowing musical experience. For more information visit http://www.whatisproject.org.
GD&T Introduction and Fundamental Principles class - Oct. 28 & 29
Obtain a critical and simplified foundation in fundamental lessons in proper interpretation of engineering drawings used in the design, manufacture, and inspection of parts, which have geometric control's applied per ASME Y14.5-2009. For more information or to enroll, please click here.
Outlook 2007: New Features class offered Oct 28th
Become comfortable with the interface, mail messages and contact management within Outlook. For more information or to enroll, please click here.
Toastmasters - Oct. 21
Bring your lunch and join us for 45 minutes in the Wilson Hall 7th Floor Racetrack Thursday, Oct. 21 starting at 12:05. In Toastmaster, you will learn self-growth, how to plan and relax, how to present an idea as to whether you have time to prepare or just 10 seconds. You will learn to listen and think effectively, how to prepare and give speeches with confidence and in a wide range of situations, best of all, you'll practice in a friendly, supportive environment, with people who are there for the same reasons.