Fermilab Today September 22 - September 26, 2014

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Employee discount for Chicago Fire vs. Montreal Impact - Oct. 5
Don't Miss Chicago Fire Action at Toyota Park on Sunday, October 5th. Fermilab employees are eligible for a discount. Order your Chicago Fire tickets at https://oss.ticketmaster.com/html/go.htmI?l=EN&t=chicagofire&o=4393579&g=2038. Select "Find Tickets". Enter the Special Offer Code "Fire." If you already have a Chicago Fire group account, simply log-in with your email address and password. If you do not have a Chicago Fire group account or Ticketmaster account, simply create an account with your own unique password. Select the number and price range of the tickets you would like to purchase. Confirm your seat locations and complete the order. Print your tickets at home using Ticketfast. For info contact Jeanne at jecker@fnal.gov or x2548

Featured eBook on HEP data analysis
Data Analysis in High Energy Physics, A Practical Guide to Statistical Methods, edited by Olaf Behnke, Kevin Kröninger, Grégory Schott, and Thomas Schörner-Sadenius is available at: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/book/10.1002/9783527653416. Targeting a broad readership, this practical guide covers the essential tasks in statistical data analysis encountered in high energy physics, and provides comprehensive advice for typical questions and problems. Each chapter is supplemented by numerous examples, a list of literature, and relevant links. Fermilab has full text online access to this eBook and many more. For more information, visit the library web page: http://bss.fnal.gov/library/index.

Network outage in the Village Today
The Village houses and dorms will experience network service disruptions on Thursday, Sept. 25, from noon to 12:30 p.m. while a network switch that serves the Village is rebooted. If you have any questions about this maintenance, please call the Service Desk at 630-840-2345.

Scottish country dancing Tuesday evenings at Kuhn Barn
Scottish country dancing is held Tuesday evenings in Kuhn Village Barn from 7:30 to 10 p.m. The group is usually taught by Doug Jensen. Newcomers are always welcome and are paired with experienced dancers -- no need to come with a partner. Occasionally there is live music. For more information contact folkdance@fnal.gov or 630-840-8194 or 630-584-0825 or check http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/scottishdance/

Managed Print Services Update, Thursday, Sept. 25
On Thursday Sept. 25, the printing via Managed Print Services will be unavailable from about 6:30 a.m. for about one hour as the software is updated. Please do not send any print jobs to Managed Print devices until after 8 a.m. on Sept. 25.

International folk dancing Thursday evenings at Kuhn Barn
International folk dancing is held every Thursday evening, starting at 7:30 p.m. at Kuhn Village Barn. Newcomers are always welcome. There is instruction and dances for children and newer dancers early and request dancing later on. The group dances year-round, moving to Ramsey Auditorium if the Barn is not available. To get on the email list, or for more information contact folkdance@fnal.gov or 630-584-0825 or 630-840-8194 or check http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/folkdance/.

Yoga Registration
Stretch, move, and refresh in these all-level Yoga classes taught by certified instructor, DeeAnn Carlson. Whether you are new to yoga or an experienced practitioner, this class will help you feel both energized and relaxed. Alignment-based poses and flowing movement combine to improve your flexibility, strength and balance. Please bring your own yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing. Mondays, October 6 – November 10, 12-12:45pm in the Wilson Hall Ground Floor East Training Room. Fee is $45. Register by September 29. Thursdays, October 9 – November 13, 12-12:45pm in the Wilson Hall Ground Floor East Training Room. Fee is $45. Register by October 2 in the Wellness Office, WH15W, x2548..

Labwide celebration - Oct. 8
A labwide celebration, scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 8, will kick off at 10 a.m. in Ramsey Auditorium with a presentation by members of the NOvA team, followed by a coffee reception in the Wilson Hall atrium. A dinner for all Fermilab employees and users will be held in the atrium beginning at 4 p.m., also on Oct. 8.

Artist reception Friday, Sept. 26, 5-7 p.m.
Please join us on Friday September 26, 5-7pm in the Art Gallery for the artist reception of Renee Robbins and Bruce Riley, "Negentropy". Mark your calendar for a Gallery Talk on October 15 at noon.

NALWO Playgroup meets Wednesdays, 5:15 at Users' Center
Parents with children ages 0 to 10 are welcome to join the NALWO Playgroup, which has resumed meetings on Wednesday afternoons from 5:15-6:45 p.m. at the Users' Center. Playgroup provides an opportunity for socialization for both parents and children. For older children, there are games and arts and crafts projects. Please contact Michaela Zalesakova at 630-853-5728 or firomichala@hotmail.com before coming. To get regular announcements of Playgroup activities, you may also subscribe to the NALWO_Playgroup listserve at http://listserv.fnal.gov/scripts/wa.exe?SUBED1=nalwo_playgroup&A=1

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

Abri Credit Union Financial Advisor
New Financial Advisor Meet Abri Credit Union’s 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.

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!

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 - rescheduled to October 2 to October 1
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.

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.