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Monday, December 1, 2003
 
CALENDAR
 

Today

8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Jewelry Sale
Cafeteria

4:30 p.m.
UC Berkeley Physics Department Colloquia, Fundamental Physics with Diatomic Molecules
David DeMille, Yale University
1 LeConte Hall

Tomorrow

1 p.m.
Human Resources
New Employee Orientation
Bldg. 937-649

4 p.m.
Life Sciences Division
Pre-mRna Alternative Splicing in Development and Disease
Thomas Cooper, Baylor
Bldg. 66 auditorium

 
CAFETERIA
 
Origins: Jamaican Jerk Pork with Fruit Salsa and Pineapple Rice
Fresh Grille: Salisbury Steak with Fries and Vegetable
Adobe Cafe: Creamy Dijon Chicken with Mushrooms and Pesto Rice
Dinner:
Choice of Roasted Lemon Herb Chicken; Jamaican Jerk Pork with Fruit Salsa; or Creamy Dijon Chicken with Mushrooms and Pesto Rice
B'fast: 6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Lunch: 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Dinner: 5 - 7 p.m.
Full Menu

Craft Fair Showcases
Handmade Items

The 8th annual Berkeley Lab craft fair will he held Thursday from 3 to 6 p.m. in the cafeteria. Sponsored by the Employee Activities Association, the fair will feature a wide variety of handmade items for sale such as jewelry, photography, wreaths, candles, baked goods, tamales, art, blankets, clothes, and much more. For more information, contact Robin Mitchell at rdmitchell@lbl.gov or x4141.

IN THE NEWS

DOE Taps Stottler Henke To Develop Grid Software

San Mateo-based Stottler Henke Associates, Inc. has been tapped by DOE to develop software that improves computer clusters and grids. Berkeley Lab is one of Stottler Henke's partners on the project, called the Agent-Based High Availability (ABHA) system. According to Douglas Olson, a nuclear physicist in the Lab's Computational Research Division, several of their experiments push the performance limits of the computing infrastructure common to experimental physics. “The key is to be resilient when a failure occurs; we expect ABHA will afford us that resiliency,” he said. Full story.

ANNOUNCEMENTS SAFETY NOTES


Science Museum
Gift Fair at the Lab

Get a head start on holiday gift buying by attending a gift fair at the Lab tomorrow and Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the cafeteria. The fair features items from the Lawrence Hall of Science’s museum store. Educational toys, kits, and gifts for all ages will be featured. A free Sunprint Kit will be given for each purchase over $50.

Software Expo Postponed

The Software Development and IT Expo originally scheduled for this Wednesday has been postponed. Watch Today at Berkeley Lab for more information once a new date has been scheduled.



Take the Hazard
Communication Survey

The goal of Berkeley Lab’s Hazard Communication Program is to ensure employers and employees know about work hazards and have the appropriate information to protect themselves, which is instrumental in helping reduce chemical illness and injuries. The program can be found in the Lab’s Chemical Hygiene and Safety Plan. This plan defines responsibilities and requirements for handling chemicals. Hazard communication involves training, material safety data sheets, container labeling, and hazard controls. Please click on this link to login and take a brief survey to learn more about Hazard Communication.

WEATHER

Showers likely. Highs
in the low 60s (15° C).

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SECURITY CONDITION

SECON level 3

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