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Volume 26  |  Friday, February 14, 2003  |  Number 3
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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 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.)

Registration begins March 1. Deadline is March 28. A lottery drawing is held March 31 for acceptance into the camp. Information can be found in the Recreation Office, WH15W, x2548, x5427 and on the Recreation web page at http://fnalpubs.fnal.gov/benedept/recreation/dependent.html.

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


  • Jessica Nicole, to Jerry (Beams Division) and Leslie Leibfritz, on Jan. 23, 2003.


  • To Theodore Vidnovic III, University of Minnesota, for research on the search for 2 š 0 (or pion) decays of charmonium at experiment E835 in December 2002.

    Johnathan Walters inside the Linac.


  • For the first time in 30 years, the old Linac RF5 accelerator tank. Johnathan Walters was one of the persons selected to crawl inside and facilitate the recent repair. This accelerator tank has not seen human hands or occupancy in 30 years. The photo also compares human size to the accelerator. Photo by Lester Wahl, Beams Division.


  • Michael McKenna, ID 2599, PPD-Mechanical Dept., Jan. 16
  • Elizabeth Brown, ID 2903, PPD-Support Service Department Jan. 16
  • Anthony Crawford, ID 5109, BD-DH-Beam Physics Dept., Jan. 16
  • Carol Ann Weissert-Jagger, ID 235, BS-SU Transport & Comm., Jan. 16
  • Frank Nezrick, ID 248, BD-NUMI, Jan. 17
  • Charlotte Smith, ID 8435, FES Engineering, Jan. 21
  • Joseph Gehard, ID 1549, FES Engineering, Jan. 21
  • Lawrence Vonasch, ID 873, BS –Procurement, Jan. 21
  • Donald Goloskie, ID 7192, PPD-Mechanical Dept. Jan. 21
  • Patricia Sorensen, ID 3291, LS-AO-Users Office, Jan. 22
  • Armand Bianchi, ID 882, TD-Development & Test, Jan. 22
  • Masanori Mishina, ID 3815, PPD-EPP-Guests & visitors, Jan. 22
  • Jeffrey Ruffin, ID 386, BD-RF Department, Jan. 22
  • Larry Thompson, ID 10283, LS-Training and Development, Jan. 22
  • Jay Hoffman, ID 5952, TD-Engineering, Jan. 22


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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