Website for Fermilab events: http://www.fnal.gov/faw/events.html
JUNE 5 - Virtual Ask-A-Scientist
The next chat will take place Wednesday,
June 5, 1-3 p.m. Central Time. Janet Conrad,
co-spokesperson of Fermilab’s MiniBooNE
experiment, and Brian Connolly, researcher at
Fermilab’s DZero experiment, will respond to
questions live on-line. Theme of this chat session
is “Neutrinos at Fermilab.” Further information
JUNE 6 - BANNER CONTEST
The MiniBooNE collaboration is looking for a
design for the banner to be displayed on top
of the MiniBooNE enclosure. Submit your
entries by June 6. Details at www.fnal.gov/pub/news02/booNE_banner.html
JUNE 7 - REGISTRATION DEADLINE
Fermilab Family Outing: Join us under the Fermilab
tent at the Kane County Cougar Stadium for a
picnic and baseball game (Cougars vs Burlington
Royals) on Saturday, July 20. Cougar visors
giveaway, Jesse White Tumblers and fireworks.
Beverages at 4:00 p.m., picnic starts at 4:30 p.m.
and picnic ends/game begins at 6:00 PM. Cost:
$10.00, includes reserved seating and all-youcan-
eat picnic. Event open to Fermilab employees,
visiting researchers, on-site contractors and
immediate families only. Registration by June 7.
The next Fermilab Folk Club Barn dance is
Sunday, June 9 at 6:30 p.m. with music by The
Bloody Banjoists and calling by Paul Watkins. Barn
dances are held in the Warrenville Community
Building and feature traditional square and contra
dances. Admission is $5 for adults, $2 for age
12-18, and free for under 12 years old. Come
with a partner or without; bring the family or not.
Check the webpage at www.fnal.gov/orgs/folkclub/.
Wellness Works Brown Bag Seminar, Noon to
1 p.m., Curia II: “Legal Issues Facing the Elderly
and Their Caregivers,” with attorney Daniel
Parsons. Registration required: Bernie Dugan,
x3591 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Employees, Users, On-Site Contractors and
Retirees, for information regarding access to
the Fermilab site for participation in the
Recreation Office summer activities go to
MEET SCIENTISTS AT SCIENCE
The popular Ask-a-Scientist program takes place
every Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. at Fermilab’s
Lederman Science Center. Scientists will meet
visitors and answer questions. The Science Center
with its hands-on science displays is open Monday
through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and every
Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visitors must use
the Pine Street entrance.
Free English classes in the Users’ Center for
FNAL guests, visitors and their spouses. The
schedule is: Monday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. to
11:00 a.m. Separate classes for both beginners
and advanced students.
Ph.D. to Mark Mattson, Carnegie Mellon
University; for his research on baryons with two
charm quarks as part of the SELEX experiment.
- Ph.D. to Jason Kasper, Northwestern University;
for his research on bound states with charm quarks
- Ph.D. to Jeremy Ed Sweezy, Georgia Institute of
Technology; for the development of an enhanced
neutron therapy beam.
- To Fermilab: a recognition
award for Service Excellence
by the Heartland Blood Center,
for increased participation in
the last two blood drives. Bob
Thomas and Lori Limberg
accepted the award.
- To Bill Bardeen (ID 02519N, PPD-Theoretical
Physics Staff ): an honorary degree from the
University of Minnesota, for his “contributions
to the many parts of the Standard Model of
the Structure of Matter” and many other
accomplishments. Bardeen received his Ph.D.
from the University of Minnesota in 1968.
- James Shallenberger, ID 282, effective
July 11, 2002, last day May 31.
- John Slowiak, ID 1406, ES&H Fire Group,
effective May 31, last day was May 8.
Boyce D. McDaniel, the Cornell University
physicist and Manhattan Project scientist who gave
the atomic bomb its final check before the first test
at Trinity site in July 1945, died of a heart attack
May 8 in Ithaca, N.Y. He was 84. For the full
obituary, see http://www.news.cornell.edu/releases/May02/Obit.McDaniel.bpf.html/
A new backup
for the Feynman
on April 25. The
work is part of the
Program, represented by Vic Petrolatti (left),
recognized the laboratory’s UIP achievements with
a FEMP award, accepted by Fermilab engineer