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Thursday, June 24, 2004
 
CALENDAR
 
Today

8 a.m.
Conference
African-American Researchers in the Mathematical Sciences
Bldg. 50 Auditorium

8:30 a.m.
EHS 400
Radiation Protection-Fundamentals
Bldg. 51-201

12:10 p.m.
Health Care Facilitator
Navigating the Health Claims Systems
Loida Bartolome-Mingao
Perseverance Hall

EETD
Quick & Nimble: How a Team Without Titles Serves Their Clients, Stays Ahead of the Competition, and Still Has Fun
Doug Davenport, Tetratech EM
Bldg. 90-3148

4 p.m.
Physics
New Results from CDMS
Bruno Serfass, UC Berkeley
Bldg. 50A-5132

Tomorrow

8 a.m.
Conference
African-American Researchers in the Mathematical Sciences
Bldg. 50 Auditorium

EHS 432
Radiation Protection-Lab Safety
Bldg. 51-201

10:30 a.m.
Center for Beam Physics
Multiscale Modeling of Irradiation Effects in Fe based Alloys for Fusion Environments
Brian Wirth, UC Berkeley
Bldg. 71-264

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Berkeley Lab
First Days of Summer Classic Car Show & Barbecue
Cafeteria Parking Lot

Noon
Employee Activities Assoc.
Yoga Class
Naomi Hartwig
Bldg. 70A-3377

 
CAFETERIA
 

Morning Additions: Vegetable Scramble with Flour Tortillas & Home Fries
Market Carvery: Baked Rainbow Rottelli with Feta Cheese, Olives & Marinara Sauce
Fresh Grille: Grilled Chicken Sandwich with Bacon & Corn Relish
Outdoor BBQ: Italian BBQ Chicken with Roasted Peppers, Onions & Olives

B'fast: 6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Lunch: 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Full menu

PEOPLE

Steve Gourlay, right, and student

Outstanding Mentors
Named for 2003

Four Lab scientists have been selected as Department of Energy "Outstanding Mentors" for the year 2003. They are Darryl Dickerhoff   (Environmental Energy Technologies), Steve Gourlay (Accelerator and Fusion Research), Deb Hopkins (Engineering), and Gerry McDermott (Physical Biosciences). The group will be honored at a special event tomorrow. According to Laurel Egenberger, with the Lab's Center for Science and Engineering Education, which sponsors the award, the honorees were selected based on how long they have been mentoring, their contribution to DOE and Lab educational goals, attention to safety, and encouraging student professional and academic success. Go here to read more about the award winners.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

YCAL Changes Affect
Travel to D.C. Area

As recently reported in "Today at Berkeley Lab," the new YCAL agreement does not include United Airlines service to the Washington D.C. area. America West Airlines was chosen, but this service does not meet the Lab's needs. Consequently the America West YCAL fare will not be used to determine the allowable reimbursement for trips to D.C. The Travel Office has initiated talks directly with United in the hopes of obtaining a separate discount airfare program for Livermore and Berkeley Labs. In the meantime, contact Carlson travel agents (888-243-1125) or the Lab's Travel Office to find low-cost options.
 

SPECIAL EVENTS


Another Way to Usher
In Summer: Ice Cream

The arrival of summer at Berkeley Lab will be officially celebrated this Friday during the noon hour at the third annual Classic Car Show and Barbecue at the cafeteria. In addition to the hot autos, sunny rock 'n' roll music, and low-cost barbecue lunch fare, there will be ice cream. Thanks to the Administrative Services Department, which is raising money for its staff recognition program, picnickers can get two scoops of ice cream for just $1. NOTE: The cafeteria parking lot will be closed all day for this event. The Site Access Office encourages employees to carpool or use public transportation to get to work tomorrow.

EDUCATIONAL OUTREACH

Science Fair Projects
Displayed in Cafeteria

Morgan Flannery, left, and Lab presenter Elizabeth Bautista

The science projects on display in the cafeteria lobby this week were created by winners of last March's Bay Area Science Fair. Several Lab employees served as judges to select the top ten students. Of those ten, five (ranging from 8th to 12th graders) accepted an invitation to display their projects at the Lab and go on a tour of the facility. Presenters include Michael Zammuto of St. Pius School, Morgan Flannery of St. Phillip Neri School, Sonia Singhal of Carlmont High School, Collin Cronkite-Ratcliff of Menlo Atherton, and Robert Firestone of El Cerrito High School. Go here to read more about this event.

WEATHER

Morning fog, then sunny.
Highs: upper 60s (20° C).

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SECURITY CONDITION

SECON level 3

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