Fermilab Today June 09 - June 13, 2014

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FIFE Offline Computing Workshop Mon. 16 and Tues. 17!
The FIFE Offline Computing Workshop will take place in the CDF Big Room at Fermilab on Monday, June 16 and Tuesday, June 17. Please register on our website (http://indico.fnal.gov/event/FIFE_2014) in advance or register in person on June 16. Registration is free. If you have any questions, email the workshop organizers Margaret Votava (votava@fnal.gov) and Mike Kirby (kirby@fnal.gov). We look forward to seeing you there!

New updates available for Mac computers - June 12
On Thursday, June 12 at 7:00 a.m. the Core Computing Division (CCD) is enabling the 10.9.3 update for Mac computers currently running OS X Mavericks and Safari 7.0.4. CCD will also enable the 6.1.4 update for Mountain Lion (OS X 10.8) and Lion (OS X 10.7). Mac users should receive an alert, but if not then a software update check can be done by selecting Software Update in the Apple menu item in the main menu bar. By installing the update manually now, you can do the required restart at your own convenience. Automated install will begin on approximately Tuesday, July 8. If you do not see the updates, please contact the Service Desk for assistance.

Strength Training by Bod Squad
The next session of Strength Training by Bod Squad will be held on Tuesdays & Thursdays, June 24 – August 28 at the Fitness Center Exercise Room from 5-6pm. No classes 7/15-7/24.Fee: $82/person. Register by June 17th in the Wellness Office, WH15W. For info contact Jeanne at jecker@fnal.gov or x2548. http://wdrs.fnal.gov/wellness/classes.html

Service Desk in Wilson Hall under construction June 12 and 13
Please excuse our dust as the Service Desk in Wilson Hall gets a facelift. Construction will take place on June 12 and 13. The Service Desk will remain open during construction. Do note that there will be limited access to the guest computers during this time.

Study of Genesis through Ancient Eyes begins June 24
On June 24, the Bible Exploration for Lunch League plans to begin viewing & discussing a 6-part video called "Origins Today: Genesis Through Ancient Eyes" by Wheaton College Professor John H. Walton, a Hebrew scholar. The video presents the perspective that the original recipients would have viewed the creation story in Genesis 1 as being like a temple dedication story that only describes function and says nothing about how creation was done or how long it took. All are welcome to join us in the Quarium WH8SW Tuesdays at noon. If you have questions contact bellweb@fnal.gov.

Martial Arts - register by June 16
The next session of Martial Arts will be held on Mondays & Wednesdays, June 23 – July 30, at the Fitness Center Gym from 5-6pm. Fee: $60/person. Register by June 16th. For more info contact Jeanne in the Wellness Office at x2548 or jecker @fnal.gov http://wdrs.fnal.gov/wellness/classes.html

FermiWorks training for managers
All supervisors and managers are encouraged to attend a classroom training session on FermiWorks, the new human resource manager system that will launch on June 30. Classes begin on June 17 and enrollment is now available on TRAIN http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=8599.

Outdoor Soccer
Outdoor Soccer is on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm at the Village Soccer Field. Please contact O'Sheg Oshinowo for more information.

Planning to attend DASTOW on June 20?
Be sure to register at http://eddata.fnal.gov/lasso/program_search/dastow-activities.lasso for Physics Fun on 15, hands-on science activities for children offered by Fermilab's Education Office. For a complete schedule of the day's events, visit the DASTOW website at http://www.fnal.gov/faw/dastow/.

Wilson Hall EBS customers to use the Managed Print Service
The printer requirements for Oracle e-Business Suite Application (EBS) customers in Wilson Hall have been updated. To print from EBS in Wilson Hall, your computer will need to be configured to print to a Managed Print Service (MPS) printer device. Please see the FermiPrint website (fermiprint.fnal.gov) to locate printing options in your location and download drivers to MPS printers. All Wilson Hall EBS customers should use this website to verify they are working with MPS print queue printers when using EBS. If you need assistance with changing your default printer within EBS, please create a service desk request.

Zumba Fitness
Forget the workout, just lose yourself in the music and find yourself in shape at the original dance-fitness party. Zumba® Fitness 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 soar! It's easy to do, effective and totally exhilarating. The next session will be held on Thursdays, June 26 – July 24 at the Fitness Center Exercise Room from 11:45am – 12:30pm. Fee is $35/person. Register by June 19th. http://wdrs.fnal.gov/wellness/classes.html

Zumba Toning
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 way to sculpt your body naturally while having a total blast. Next session is Tuesdays, June 24 – July 22 at the Fitness Center Exercise Room from 11:45am – 12:30pm. Fee is $35/person. Register by June 17th. http://wdrs.fnal.gov/wellness/classes.html

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

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.

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.