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Volume 26  |  Friday, January 31, 2003  |  Number 20
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Universities Research Association (URA) awards a number of scholarships to children of regular, full-time Fermilab employees. URA scholarships are awarded on the basis of SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) scores. Scholarship candidates must be high school seniors who will begin a four-year college degree program in the fall. The maximum amount of the scholarship is $3,500 for tuition and fees, and is renewable for four years for students in good academic standing. Applications are available January 1 through March 1. Scholarships will be awarded in early April. Questions about the program may be directed to Jeannelle Smith of Human Resources, Mail Station 124, x4367.

Fermilab’s annual blood drive will be held on February 17 and February 18, 2002 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Wilson Hall, Ground Floor NE Training Room. Appointments can be scheduled on the web at: http://www-esh.fnal.gov or by calling Lori at x6615. The blood shortage is at critical levels. Please help if you can.

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


  • Jerome Henry, ID 8246, TD-Machine Shop, December 27, 2002.
  • Sharon Koteles, ID 2397, ES & H-Medical, January 6.
  • Marc Haibeck, ID 5051, CD-Core Support Services, January 6.
  • Pamela Ryback ID 8957, PPD-Technical Centers, January 6.
  • Leland Benson, ED 2161, BS-AS-Mechanical Support Dept., January 7.
  • Dennis Ostrowski, ID 4553, BD-AD-Cryogenic Systems, January 7.
  • John Kowalski, ID 3067, PPD-Mechanical Support, January 7.
  • Joseph Lach, ID 476, PPD-EPP Experimental Physics Projects, January 8.
  • Jerry Domoleczny, ID 4901, PPD-Mechanical Dept., January 8.
  • Edward Thomas Nash, ID 1692, DO-Directorate (G & A), January 22.


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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