Fermilab Today May 26 - May 30, 2014

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Fermilab Lecture Series Presents Particle Fever with Q&A - June 20
This award winning documentary has been winning over audiences across the country. Don't miss the special viewing, followed by Q&A with Jimmy Proudfoot of ATLAS and Jim Hirschauer of CMS. For the first time, a film gives audiences a front row seat to a significant and inspiring scientific breakthrough as it happens. Particle Fever follows six brilliant scientists during the launch of the Large Hadron Collider, marking the start-up of the biggest and most expensive experiment in the history of the planet, pushing the edge of human innovation. Tix are $7 and available on-line w/no additional fees at www.fnal.gov/culture, by phone @ 840.8640 or @ atrium desk. Info at www.fnal.gov/culture

Employee Self-Service changes to updating your personal information
Beginning May 30, you will be unable to change your personal information in PeopleSoft Employee Self-Service. This function will be performed in FermiWorks, which will be available beginning June 30. If you need to change your personal information between May 30 at 7 a.m. and June 30, please email RECORDS@FNAL.GOV.

EBS, PeopleSoft, CNAS and ESH&Q web apps outage May 30
The Oracle e-Business Suite, PeopleSoft, CNAS and ESH&Q web applications will all be undergoing work to prepare for the implementation of the FermiWorks human resource service. These applications will be unavailable Friday, May 30 from 12 a.m. until 7 a.m. These systems will be unavailable for viewing, entering or modifying transactions during this time.

Scottish country dancing not meeting June 10, moves to Ramsey Auditorium starting June 17
Scottish country dancing is not meeting on Tuesday, June 10, and will move to Ramsey Auditorium for the summer, starting June 17. Until then, weekly meetings continue at Kuhn Barn, with dancing from 7:30 to 10 p.m. The times on summer Tuesdays in Ramsey Auditorium will be the same. The group is taught by Doug Jensen. Newcomers are always welcome and are paired with experienced dancers -- no need to come with a partner. For more information email folkdance@fnal.gov or check http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/scottishdance/ or call (630)840-8194 or (630)584-0825.

International folk dancing cancelled May 29 and June 12, meeting in Barn June 5, and Ramsey Auditorium June 19
International folk dancing is not meeting Thursday, May 29, nor on June 12. Dancing will however take place in Kuhn Barn on June 5, at the usual times, from 7:30 to 10 p.m. After that, dancing moves to Ramsey Auditorium for the summer, from June 19, weekly on through August. Newcomers are always welcome. There is instruction and dances for children and newer dancers early and request dancing later on. For more information email folkdance@fnal.gov or check http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/folkdance/ or call (630)584-0825 or (630)840- 8194.

Registering your personal device to access the Fermilab network
If you have a personal device you would like to use on the Fermilab network, a new form is available on the Service Desk web site to register the device and gain access to the network at https://fermi.service-now.com/com.glideapp.servicecatalog_cat_item_view.do?sysparm_id=afd29c2dcc6dcd80f9e6f19b4c359c2a. From the Service Desk home page, click "Service Catalog," then “Register/Update/Unregister a Personally Owned Device.” Personally owned devices such as tablets or cell phones can now be registered using this form. Links to register a device owned by Fermilab, another institution or university are also available in the Service Desk Service Catalog.

On the Spot!
On your mark, get set, go! The Fermilab Spot Award Program http://wdrs.fnal.gov/hrs/SpotAwardProgram.pdf is up and running. Nominate http://wdrs.fnal.gov/hrs/SPOTAwardForm.html your peers and staff for their positive contributions to the Lab. After a brief review by the HR Partner and Supervisor, all nominees will receive a lapel pin and will be eligible to receive a $25 Target gift card. Each D/S/C will manage the gift card distribution. Please contact your HR Partner http://wdrs.fnal.gov/section/hrpartner.html with questions.

Registration open for Fermilab Annual Users Meeting, June 11-12, 2014
Registration is open for the Fermilab Annual Users Meeting, June 11-12, 2014, at the web site: http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/fermilab_users_org/users_mtg/2014/. The program for the two-day meeting can also be found from that web site. Please register for the Users Meeting before the registration deadline of Wednesday, June 4. Registration for the Users Meeting is free.

The CIE + Cisco EIR Innovation Challenge
Is Your Game-Changing Idea Ready for a Challenge? The Chicago Innovation Exchange (CIE) at the University of Chicago and Cisco Entrepreneurs in Residence (Cisco EIR) have announced the CIE + Cisco EIR Innovation Challenge for local entrepreneurs in the fields of The Internet of Everything, Big Data, and Analytics. Finalists in the Challenge will recieve feedback from industry experts, marketing support from CIE and Cisco EIR, and invitations to attend Internet of Things World Forum. Applications are due by 5:00 pm CT on Friday, June 15. For more information about the CIE + Cisco EIR Innovation Challenge, visit https://innovation.uchicago.edu/page/cie-cisco-innovation-challenge.

Fermilab Arts & Lecture Series Presents The Quantum Universe - Dr. Hitoshi Murayama - June 11
Presented in collaboration with the Fermilab Annual Users Meeting. Where do we come from? Science is making progress on this age-old question of humankind. The Universe was once much smaller than the size of an atom. Small things mattered in the small Universe, where quantum physics dominated the scene. Hitoshi Murayama is a theoretical physicist who works on the connection between the physics of the small (elementary particles) and the large (the Universe). He is a professor at the Univ. of California - Berkeley and one of the founding directors of the Kavli Institute at the Univ. of Tokyo. Tickets $7 - call 630/840.ARTS, stop by box office or order on-line at www.fnal.gov/culture.

Fermi Pool Memberships
Fermi Pool open Tuesday, June 10-Sunday, August 17. Pool hours: Tuesday-Friday, Noon-7pm, Saturday/Sunday, 1-6pm. Closed Mondays. Pool membership is open to Fermi employees, retirees, visiting researchers, contractors, onsite DOE employees and immediate families living in same household of above. Memberships are not transferable and non-refundable. Single Membership $126. Family Membership $294 (up to 4 family members), additional family members over 4 are $54. Children age 2 and under are free. Lifeguards do not sell pool memberships. Memberships are sold in the Wellness Office at WH15W, Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm. Daily walk-in rates $8/person. $6 after 4pm payable at pool. Jeanne Ecker at jecker@fnal.gov or x2548.

Mac OS X security patch available for install, May 13
On Tuesday, May 13, Desktop Engineering is enabling Security Update 2014-002 through the central Apple update server for all Fermi-owned Macs running OS X 10.9 (Mavericks), 10.8 (Mountain Lion) and 10.7 (Lion). Users should install the update when the Mac OS X message appears stating that updates are available. If the message does not appear, check using Software Update found in the Apple menu. This update requires a restart to complete; by installing it manually, you can do this at your own convenience. If you do not install the update at this time, then automated install for this update will begin on Tuesday, June 10.

Abri Credit Union - New Financial Advisor
I am pleased to announce that Ariel Monsivais has partnered with us and is now ACU's new Financial Advisor. Ariel is fully securities licensed and insurance licensed. He has been a CFP professional since 2005 and has 18 plus years of financial services experience. Ariel can be reached at 815-409-4861 or amonsivais@abricu.com. His primary location will be the Romeoville branch.

Water Aerobics Registration
Sign up for Adult Water Aerobics now at https://jeffellismanagement.com/. All registrations are done online. Classes will be held on Monday and Wednesday, June 16 - August 6th from 11:30am - 12:15pm. Click on Swim Lessons...Find a Class...Location = Fermilab Pool...Apply. For more information contact Jeanne Ecker at jecker@fnal.gov or x2548.

Preschool & Beginner Swim Lesson Registration
Sign up for Adult Water Aerobics now at https://jeffellismanagement.com All registrations are done online. Classes will be held on Monday and Wednesday, June 16 - August 6 from 11:30am - 12:15pm. Click on Swim Lessons...Find a Class...Location = Fermilab Pool...Apply. For more information contact Jeanne Ecker at jecker@fnal.gov or x2548.

Thursday Night Golf at Arrowhead Golf Course
A group of Fermilab employees are playing golf at Arrowhead Golf Course in Wheaton on Thursday evenings from now until September. Tee times typically start around 4:15. Anyone is welcome to play and no commitments are necessary. Play every week, or only once, it doesn't matter. If you are interested in playing, please contact Jonathan Hunt at x4312.