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Deadline for Wilson Fellowship application - Nov. 1
The Wilson Fellowship committee at Fermilab seeks applications from Ph.D. physicists of exceptional talent with at least two years of postdoctoral experience. The fellowship is awarded on a competitive basis and is intended to support strong, assistant-professor-level physicists early in their careers.
Additional information is available at the Wilson Fellowship website, http://www.fnal.gov/pub/forphysicists/fellowships/robert_wilson/. Questions may be submitted via email to email@example.com. Apply here: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/3290. Read more here: http://www.fnal.gov/pub/today/archive/archive_2013/today13-10-17.html
Fermilab Family Halloween Party Oct. 25
The Fermilab Family Halloween Party will take place Friday, October 25 starting at 5:30 p.m. at Kuhn Barn. Join us for ghoulish games, freaky fun and frightening food! There will be games, activities and trick-or-treating for all ages. Please bring a dish to share. The party is organized by the NALWO Playgroup, but all Fermilab employee and user families are welcome. For more information: http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/nalwo/playgroup.html. If you have questions, please contact Katie at firstname.lastname@example.org or x4112.
Forget the workout, just lose yourself in the music and find yourself in shape at the original dance-fitness party. Zumba® classes feature exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats. Before you know it, you'll be getting fit and your energy levels will be soaring! It's easy to do, effective and totally exhilarating. Tuesdays, October 22 – December 3 (no class 11/5)at the Fitness Center Exercise Room from 11:45am – 12:30pm. Fee is $40/person. For more info or to register http://wdrs.fnal.gov/wellness/classes.html or Jeanne in the Wellness Office at email@example.com.
When it comes to body sculpting, Zumba® Toning raises the bar. Learn how to enhance rhythm and tone all the target zones, including arms, abs and thighs. Zumba Toning is the perfect way to sculpt your body naturally while having a total blast. Thursdays, October 24 – December 5 (no class 11/7 or 11/28) at the Fitness Center Exercise Room from 11:45am – 12:30pm. Fee is $35/person. For more info http://wdrs.fnal.gov/wellness/classes.html or contact Jeanne in the Wellness Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Employee Health & Wellness Fair Monday
Fermilab's Annual Employee Health and Wellness Fair is scheduled for Monday, October 21, 11:30am - 1:30pm in the Atrium of Wilson Hall. Vendors, giveaways, screenings, free massages and raffle prize drawings. For more info call Jeanne in the Wellness Office at x2548 or email@example.com.
DONATE winter wear for Fermilab Coat Exchange
Fermilab’s Helping Hands Committee wants to remind all employees, users and students to recycle their coats and help keep our Fermilab family warm. We are in great need of new or gently used coats, hats, gloves, and scarves. Please place donations in one of the bins which have been placed throughout Fermilab. Details about the Winter Coat Exchange in November can be found here - http://www.fnal.gov/pub/eeofiles/COATdrive.pdf.
CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics is online
Fermilab had site-wide online access to the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics http://www.hbcpnetbase.com/. This is one of thousands of eBooks available here. Contact the library for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Heartland Blood Centers will hold a “Walk-In” Fermilab Blood Drive on Tuesday, Nov 5 and Wednesday, Nov. 6, from 8:00am to 2:00pm
Heartland Blood Centers will hold a “Walk-In” Fermilab Blood Drive on Tuesday, Nov. 5 and Wednesday, Nov. 6 from 8:00am to 2:00pm using the Heartland Mobile Coach parked in the east lot of Wilson Hall. Check in & registration to be held at Wilson Hall ground floor east. No appointment required. Double Red Cell Donations will be available on a First Come/First Served basis. Donors receive Warm Heart Club Points to spend on merchandise & gift cards at Heartland's online store.
New Wireless Guest Network Service now available
The new “guest” wireless network provides network access to on-campus guests for limited use for things such as web browsing and email. It provides the same access to the Fermilab network as one would have from offsite when not using VPN. Guests should select the “guest” network and will be redirected to the guest registration page after registration expires at midnight each day. On subsequent days, they must re-register. There are no limits on the number of days or devices. For more information, read the FAQ at http://dnsapp.fnal.gov/guest_registration/content/faq.html.
Office of Science's Patricia Dehmer speaks at UChicago - Nov. 5
Patricia Dehmer, Deputy Director for Science Programs in the DOE Office of Science, will give a talk on Tuesday, Nov. 5, from 2 to 3:15 p.m. at the University of Chicago Harper Center. The talk is titled "Facing Our Energy Challenges in a New Era of Science." For more information or to register for the event, visit http://epic.uchicago.edu/events/patricia_m._dehmer_us_department_of_energy_facing_our_energy_challenges_in.
Money Just Got Cheaper
Abri Credit Union is having a personal loan sale with rates as low as 6.9% APR*. You can get what you want like a big screen TV, a luxury vacation, new appliances, consolidate debts in one payment and much more all with a great interest rate. Visit our website, http://www.abricu.com/home/accounts/loans/personal/loans, or stop by our branch on the ground floor of Wilson Hall. Hurry offer ends 11/15/13. *Annual percentage rate based on applicant’s personal credit history. This offer does not apply to existing ACU loans or VISA® Credit Card accounts.
Lepton flavor violation course in lecture series begins Oct. 8
The lepton flavor violation course in the new Allure of Ultrasensitive Experiments academic lecture series begins on Oct. 8. Come hear scientists talk about the theory behind lepton flavor violation, lepton flavor violation searches in muons and in other systems, the Mu2e experiment, the magnetic moment of the electron, and the electron electric dipole moment. Visit this site for more information: https://indico.fnal.gov/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=7309. Videos of the talk will be posted there as well.
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Discounts
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents Built To Amaze. Discounted tickets are available for Fermilab employees at the United Center November 20 - December 1. Contact Jeanne in the Wellness Office at email@example.com ticket order form and details.
Accelerate to a Healthy Lifestyle
Exercise for 30 minutes three days a week, is all it takes to participate in the Accelerate to a Healthy Lifestyle program at Fermilab. We are entering our final month of the program. We encourage current participants to continue their efforts, and we remind participants that anyone can retroactively log hours. We also invite everyone still considering the program to visit the ES&H website and sign up today. Lastly, don't forget to stop by WH7E to retrieve your participation awards. It's never too late to commit to be fit! See http://esh.fnal.gov/xms/. (See Quick Links + Accelerate to a Healthy Lifestyle).
SPIE Digital Library Online Trial at Fermilab
The world's largest collection of full-text articles on optics and photonics applied research is now available. We have site-wide online access to the SPIE Digital Library http://spiedigitallibrary.org/ through October 21. This includes all SPIE conference proceedings, journals and eBooks. The purpose of the trial is to see if there is enough interest here to warrant a site-wide subscription. Please send comments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Indoor Soccer Now on Tuesdays and Thursdays
Indoor soccer will be held in the Fitness Center Gym begining September 24 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-9pm. Please note that this is a change to previously scheduled Wednesdays and Fridays. You must have a Fermi ID with a current paid gym membership in order to participate. To obtain a gym membership please come to the Wellness Office in Wilson Hall, 15th floor. For more info regarding membership contact Jeanne in the Wellness Office at x2548 or email@example.com.
Basketball Open Gym on Wednesdays
Basketball Open Gym will be held on Wednesdays from 6-8pm. You must have a Fermi I.D. and a current paid gym membership to participate. To purchase a gym membership stop by the Wellness Office in Wilson Hall, 15 West. For more info contact Jeanne in the Wellness Office at x2548 or firstname.lastname@example.org.