Fermilab Today September 08 - September 12, 2014

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Bible Exploration for Lunch League starting Genesis study September 16
The Bible Exploration for Lunch League will be starting a new study on the biblical book of Genesis on September 16. We will be looking into questions that everyone from philosophers to little children ask, such as "How did the world begin?" and "Why am I here?" Genesis is neither a philosophical treatise nor a scientific paper but it offers answers to questions about beginning and purpose. Join us as we explore this book on Tuesdays at noon in the Quarium on the 8th floor of Wilson Hall, southwest corner. For more information see http://www-org.fnal.gov/bell or contact bellweb@fnal.gov.

Indoor Soccer
Indoor Soccer is on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00 pm 9:00 pm in the Gym at the Village. Gym membership is required. Please contact O'Sheg Oshinowo for more information.

Managing Conflict (am only) on November 5
This class is for individuals who want to boost their conflict management skills. Learn to accept and manage conflict more effectively. Upon completing this half day class, you will be able to identify your default conflict management style, how to capitalize on various conflict management styles, accept conflict as an inevitable part of all work situations, be aware of the positive and negative byproducts of conflict on the job, understand how to establish a cooperative atmosphere in which to resolve conflicts as they arise, and learn and practice a step-by-step collaborative approach to resolving conflict http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=1865.

Writing for Results: Email and More (am only) on October 30
This half-day course is for anyone who writes more than five emails or memos a day and who wants to write better communications in less time and with more confidence. Never waste another moment of your time on emails that fail to deliver the results you need. For more information and to enroll visit http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=7359

Barn Dance September 14
The Fermilab Folk Club presents a Barn Dance on Sunday, Sept. 14 at 6:30 p.m. in the Kuhn Village Barn with music by the KB Band and calling by Lynn Garren, everyone is welcome. You don't need to know anything, just come and have fun! Admission is $6, children under 12 are free, 12 to 18 year olds and people over 65 are $3. More info and directions at http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/folkclub/

Abri Credit Union Financial Advisor
New Financial Advisor Meet Abri Credit Unions financial advisor, Ariel Monsivais, Jr., CFP at the ACU Fermi Branch on Sept. 25 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. or by appointment to help you formulate and implement a financial plan. Securities sold, advisory services offered through CUNA Brokerage Services, Inc. (CBSI) member FINRA/SIPC, a registered broker/dealer and investment advisor. CBSI is under contract with the financial institution to make securities available to members. CUNA Brokerage Services Inc. is a registered broker/dealer in all fifty states of the United States of America. Not NCUA/NCUSIF/FDIC insured, May Lose Value, No Financial Institution Guarantee. Not a deposit of any financial institution. The CFP certification marks are not affiliated with CUNA Brokerage Services, Inc.

Help improve travel in Fox Valley region and to Fermilab
Suburban transit provide Pace Bus is looking to expand its services to include Fermilab. Pace invites you to participate in a study to help improve transportation in the Fox Valley region. Participants will be able to enter a drawing for one of five $100 prizes! To participate, please use this link: https://rsgresearch.com/foxvalley?anon=anon&comp=10. The survey should take about 15 minutes. Your answers will be confidential and will be only be used by Pace, and no personal information is required. This study is being conducted for Pace by RSG, a national transportation market research firm. Feel free to contact them at FoxValley@rsgsurvey.com

Mike Super at Fermilab - Sept. 27
Now in the semi-finals of AMERICA'S GOT TALENT, Mike Super will bring his magic and illusion to the Arts & Lecture Series on Sept. 27 at 8 pm in Ramsey Aud. Tickets - $35/$18 - call 840.ARTS or go to www.fnal.gov/culture for more info. Mike Super's life has been characterized by an obsession and passion for magic. He has astonished millions of people with his craft, Mike's ever-growing popularity has garnered him many prestigious awards and honors, including being the only magician in history to win a LIVE magic competition on primetime US network television. He was brought back to AGT as a wild card and is still in the running! Don't miss this performance!

Nanotechnology Lecture - Friday at Fermilab
Nanotechnology is an interdisciplinary field focused on studying and manipulating ultraminiaturized structures, ones with at least one dimension 10,000 times smaller than the diameter of a human hair. This field has the potential to transform almost every aspect of our lives for the better - from enabling our cell phones and computers to run faster to generating our power more efficiently to making life saving medicines. Come and discover all of the amazing size, shape, and composition-dependent properties of nano materials in a talk by Dr. Chad Mirkin of Northwestern University on Friday at 8 pm in Ramsey Aud. Tickets - $7 - call 840.ARTS or go to www.fnal.gov/culture for more info.

Interpersonal Communications Skills - October 21
Assess your communication strengths and weaknesses; understand the differences between passive, assertive and aggressive communication; learn how to speak with more enthusiasm, expressiveness and clarity; become a more effective listener; learn how non-verbal messages affect communication; learn how to work and communicate more effectively with different personality styles; and set specific communication goals as part of your individualized Communication Plan (CAP) and apply them daily back on the job. For more information and to enroll please visit http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=2865.

Excel 2010: Advanced on December 3
This training is intended for individuals who need to learn various advanced techniques for manipulating data. The class covers the following: Streamlining Workflow, Collaborating with Others, Auditing Worksheet, Analyzing Data, Working with Multiple Workbooks, Importing and Exporting Data, Using Excel with the Web, and Structuring XML Workbooks. For more information and to enroll please visit http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=7283

Access 2010: Advanced on November 12
This training is for individuals with responsibilities such as working with heavily related tables; creating advanced queries, forms, and reports; writing macros to automate common tasks; and performing general database maintenance. For more information and to enroll please visit http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=7284

Access 2010: Intermediate - October 2
Individuals responsible for creating new databases, the designing of tables and relationships, intermediate level queries, forms, reports, and data access pages will want to enroll in this course. For more information and enrollment see http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=7281.

Excel 2010: Intermediate - October 29
Individuals with basic knowledge of Excel and who has experience creating worksheets and charts but need the additional benefits this class provides. For more information and enrollment, please visit http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=7280.

Waltz and historical dance workshops, live music waltz party Sept. 12-13 at Kuhn Barn
Susan de Guardiola, a world-renowed dance historian, will visit Fermilab for the "Harvest Moon Dance Weekend" Friday and Saturday Sept. 12-13. On Friday 9/12, Susan will teach a workshop on Cross- Step Waltz, to recorded music, 7:30 p.m. at Kuhn Barn. Saturday afternoon from 1 to 5 p.m. Susan will teach a workshop "Time Travelling through Social Dance" also at Kuhn Barn. A potluck supper will follow, and then from 7 p.m. on 9/13 there will be a Waltz dance party with live music by Martha Edwards and Jonathan Whitall. Susan will also be teaching Regency Dance and more Waltz as part of Sunday's Harvest Moon Ball held in Oak Park. Full information at http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/folkdance/english/.

Needed: BeV Accelerators: Studies on Experimenta Use, vols. 1 & 2
This is a 3 volume design study which the library would like to scan for inclusion in the INSPIRE database. We currently have vol. 3 but still need volumes 1 & 2. Please contact Kathy at ksaumell@fnal.gov if you think you can help.

Weight Management Class
This 10 week Lifestyle Patterns Approach to Weight Management class is a convenient workplace program led by Tiffany Davis, MS, RD, LDN. Tiffany is a Licensed and Registered Dietitian with a strong passion for nutritional counseling. She recognizes the impact that stress, depression, and anxiety can have on one's eating. As a Dietitian, she effectively works with individuals motivating, educating and inspiring to bring about life long changes. This class will be held on Thursdays, September 18 - November 20, 12-1pm, in Wilson Hall, Curia II (2nd floor). Fee: $50 for 10 classes. Register by September 11th in the Wellness Office, WH15W. For more info contact Jeanne at jecker@fnal.gov or x2548.

International folk dancing Thursday evenings at Ramsey Auditorium through Sept 4, then at Kuhn Barn
International folk dancing meets Thursday evenings through September 4 at Ramsey Auditorium, and returns to Kuhn Barn September 11 (just in time for a preview of cross-step waltz to be taught at the the Harvest Moon Dance Weekend Sept. 12-14). Dancing runs from 7:30 to 10 p.m. and 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

Scottish country dancing Tuesday evenings in Ramsey Auditorium through Sept. 2, then at Kuhn Barn
Scottish country dancing meets Tuesday evenings in Ramsey Auditorium through September 2, continuing in Kuhn Village Barn from September 9 on. Dancing is held from 7:30 to 10 p.m. 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.

NBI 2014 Workshop
The 9th Neutrino Beams and Instrumentation Workshop will be held at Fermilab on September 23-26. This workshop is a unique opportunity for physicists and engineers, working on conventional neutrino beams, to meet together, and discuss intensively their equipment in operating and planned experiments. Traditionally, this workshop focuses closely on the actual physical devices that compose neutrino beam facilities, with an emphasis on operating experiments and those at advanced phases of construction or planning. The workshop webpage is at: https://indico.fnal.gov/event/NBI14.

Batavia Smashburger Employee Discount
The Batavia Smashburger is offering $2 off an entree or $5 off a $12 purchase just by showing your Fermilab Employee ID. Batavia Smashburger is located at the corner of Randall Road and Fabyan Parkway.