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Tuesday, February 11, 2003
 
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Today

8 a.m.
New Employee Orientation and EH&S Training
Building 50 Auditorium

9 a.m.
Experimental Systems Group Monthly Meeting
Upgrading the ALS
David Robin, ALS
Building 2, Room 100B

5:30 - 7 p.m.
California Colloquium on Water
Droughts and Deluges of California's Past Millennium
Scott Stine, Cal State Hayward
105 North Gate Hall

Tomorrow

Noon
Computer Protection Brown Bag
Building 50 Auditorium

 
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Change In Venue
for Sessler Symposium


The afternoon symposium in honor of Andy Sessler's 75th birthday on March 15 will take place in the Building 66 Auditorium, not in the Building 50 Auditorium as previously announced. Cocktails and dinner will still take place in the Cafeteria.

For those attending the dinner, checks payable to Martha Condon at mailstop 71R0259 must be received by February 18. For other inquiries, including special dietary requests, please contact Tom Gallant at TGGallant@lbl.gov.

Computer Protection Brown Bag Event on Wednesday

Jay Krous of the Information Technologies and Services Division will be speaking on Computer Protection Program efforts to eradicate vulnerabilities in Lab systems at the next Computer Protection Brown Bag event, at noon on Wednesday in the Bldg. 50 auditorium.

 
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Soup: Potato and Cheese
Origins: Morroccan Chicken
Adobe Cafe: Taco Salad
Fresh Grille: Garden Burger

Full Menu

 
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Partly Cloudy

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Audit Analyzes P-Card Usage at Los Alamos

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A comprehensive analysis by the University of California Auditor has favorably resolved 96% of procurement card transactions at the Los Alamos National Laboratory that were previously questioned during an external review. The new UC audit, released yesterday, identified $195,246 in transactions that are being questioned for their allowability under the Department of Energy contract, due to incomplete documentation, technical deficiencies (e.g. missing approvals) or other reasons.
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Lab Wins Award
For EUV Lithography


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The Extreme Ultraviolet Lithography (EUVL) project, which is made up of scientists and researchers from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories, has won an "Excellency in Technology Transfer" award from the Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer. Full story

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Lab Workers' Anxiety Rises as UC Draws Fire

By Andrea Widener
February 9, 2003

Workers at two of the nation's premier nuclear weapons labs are nervous…So nervous that hushed conversations over coffee breaks and in grocery aisles often return to the same topic: fear that their longtime manager, the University of California, will lose its contract to run the labs. Full story.

King Photos Honor
Black History Month


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The Free Speech Movement Café (basement level of Moffitt Library) unveils a new exhibit devoted to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the civil rights movement. The show’s centerpiece is Helen Nestor’s 1967 photograph of King speaking on the steps of Sproul Hall in protest of the Vietnam War. Twenty additional photographs round out the show that runs through March 30. For more information, contact curator Harold Adler at hjadler@yahoo.com or 482-3336.


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Tickets Available for Tour
of da Vinci Exhibit

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The Employees’ Arts Council (EAC) is sponsoring a
docent-led tour of the Leonardo da Vinci and the
Splendor of Poland exhibit on Saturday, April 5 at the Palace of the Legion of Honor in San Francisco’s Lincoln Park. Leonardo’s famed Portrait of a Lady with the Ermine, one of Europe’s most celebrated paintings, will be accompanied by works from the European masters of the 15th and 16th centuries. Space is limited. Email mmclary@lbl.gov to reserve your tickets.
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Road Closures

  • Chamberlain Road will be closed to through-traffic on Thursday and Friday, from 8 a.m. until 5:30 p.m., to allow removal of trees. Chamberlain Road connects to McMillan Road at Building 71. Access and parking around Building 71 will still be available. Some parking will also be available along Chamberlain Road toward Building 90. For questions please call Bob Berninzoni at Ext. 5576.

  • Road N next to Buildings 6 and 37 will be closed to traffic today due to construction on the Building 6 Southside Expansion project. Traffic to Building 10 and the Building 80 parking lot will be rerouted to Road N1. Parking spaces along Road N1 will be barricaded to allow two-way traffic.

  • The road to Buildings 79 and 77 will be closed to through-traffic (except emergency vehicles) today for work on the Sitewide Water Project.
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