Fermi National Laboratory

Volume 26  |  Friday, January 17, 2003  |  Number 20
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Fermilab Arts and Craft Show May 1,2003 to June 2,2003. Open to all Fermilab employees,visiting scientists or graduate students,retired employees, contractors and any member of his or her immediate family.Questions??Contact 630-840-6825,Georgia@fnal.gov.

The popular Ask-A-Scientist program has returned to the 15th floor of Wilson Hall,every Sunday from 1:30 p.m.to 3:30 p.m.Scientists will meet visitors to answer questions ranging from “What is dark matter?”to “How do you accelerate a particle close to the speed of light?”Visitors must use the Pine Street entrance on the west side of the lab,and obtain the special “Ask-A-Scientist ”pass to proceed to the viewing area of Wilson Hall.

National Accelerator Laboratory Women ’s Organization cordially invites Fermilab women visitors and guests to a morning “coffee hour ” at Aspen East from 10 a.m.to noon.Light refreshments;children welcome.Visit www.fnal.gov/orgs/nalwo/coffee.htm

The next Fermilab Folk Club Barn dance is Sunday,Jan.19 at 2 p.m.with music by the Stringalings and calling by Paul Ford.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 more information 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/.

The Fermilab Housing Office is now taking requests for houses,apartments,and dormitory rooms for the Summer of 2003.Since there will be a large influx of experimenters,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,March 3,2003. Requests can be made for any period and need not commence on any particular date. For further information,please contact the Housing Office at:Telephone:630-840-3777, fax:630-840-2823,email:housing@fnal.gov Individual housing requests can be made by using our Online Housing Request form at http://fnalpubs.fnal.gov/housing/housing_request.html (Requests for multiple housing units are best handled by direct email to housing@fnal.gov.)

Website for Fermilab events: http://www.fnal.gov/faw/events.html


  • To Fermilab theoretical astrophysicist Edward “Rocky ”Kolb (ID 06056N):the Oersted Medal, from the American Association of Physics Teachers. Established in 1936,the award recognizes notable contributions to the teaching of physics.Previous winners have included Hans Bethe,Carl Sagan, I.I.Rabi,Norman Ramsey,and Freeman Dyson. Kolb addressed the annual meeting of AAPT in Austin,Texas on Jan.13.For a description of the award and list of previous winners,go to: www.aapt.org/aaptgeneral/oersted.html.
  • Modeste Phelps,ID 4209 TC-Engineering & Fabrication,Dec.16
  • Halbert Landers,ID 376 BD-AS/Mechanical Support Dept,Dec.17
  • Michael James,ID 1015,CD-Cor Support, Dec.16
  • Ronald Leber,ID 5789,TD-Machine Shop, Dec.17
  • Richard Hance,ID 2654,PPD-Electrical Engineering Dept,Dec.16
  • Jerry Peterson,ED 555,TD-Machine Shop, Dec.16
  • James Schiltz,ID 1775,BS Accounting,Dec.18
  • Moyses Kuchnir,ED 2532,BD-AO Photo Injector Group,Dec.17
  • Barbara Angelos,ID 9397CD-Core Support, Dec.20
  • Taiji Yamanouchi,ID 675,D0-Directorate (G& A), Jan.7,2003


February 8, 2003
Tickets - $17 ($9 ages 18 and under)
Libana is now in its 23rd season of researching, performing, and celebrating songs, dances, and instrumental music of women from around the world.

Dragon’s Tale: Nai-Ni Chen Dance
March 8, 2003
Tickets- $19 ($10 ages 18 and under)
Bringing to life the culture and traditions of China, this full-length family show leaves children mesmerized at each enchanting, astounding dance, and adults equally caught up in the magic of it all.

Quartetto Gelato
April 5, 2003
Tickets - $21 ($11 ages 18 and under)
As the engaging innovators of a fresh approach to classical music, Quartetto Gelato has won the hearts of audiences worldwide since their remarkable 1994 debut season.

Orquesta Aragon
May 10, 2003 Tickets - $26 ($13 ages 18 and under)
Fermilab is pleased to provide a rare opportunity to see one of the most influential groups in Cuban music.

Tickets for all Fermilab Events are available now. For further information or telephone reservations, call 630/840-ARTS weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Additional information is available at www.fnal.gov/culture.

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