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E.O. Lawrence


Only
1
Day Until Founders Day


Today

8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
EH&S
EHS432-Radiation Protection Lab Safety
Bldg. 70A-3377

Noon
Yoga Club
Yoga with Naomi Hartwig
Bldg. 70-191

1 p.m.
Computational Research Division
Extensions of Non-Negative Matrix Factorization (NMF) to Higher Order Data
Morten Morup, Stanford University
Bldg. 50A-5132

1:30 p.m.
Advanced Light Source (ALS)
Nanostructures: Confinement, Proximity and Induced Effects
Ivan Schuller, UC San Diego
Bldg. 6-2202


Tomorrow

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Public Affairs Office
Founders Day Celebration
various locations


Monday

Noon
Yoga Club
Yoga with Inna Belogolovsky
Bldg. 70-191

Noon
Dance Club
West Coast Dance Class
51 Bevatron Lobby

Noon
Environmental Energy Technologies
Effects of Environmental Factors on Occupants During
Extended Exposures in a Simulated Aircraft Cabin

Peter Strøm-Tejsen and Daria Zukowska
Technical University of Denmark
Bldg. 90-3122

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Morning Editions: Biscuits and Gravy with 2 Eggs
Monday's Breakfast: Ham Scramble with Hash Browns and Toast

Market Carvery: Herb Roast Pork with Mashed Potatoes

The Fresh Grille: BBQ Sandwich with Fries and Coleslaw
Menutainment: Viva El Burrito with Chicken or Pork

B'fast: 6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Lunch: 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
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75th ANNIVERSARY

Buy Founders Day
Food Tickets Today


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Founders Day organizers are expecting more than 1,000 people to attend the celebration tomorrow, which means a lot of hungry mouths to feed. To avoid waiting in line, staff are encouraged to buy food tickets today, available at the cafeteria coffee bar. Adult combo meals cost $6, while a kidís meal is $3. Barring that, visitors should stop by the cafeteria lobby as early as possible tomorrow to purchase tickets there.
IN THE NEWS
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Search for Cosmic Dust
From the Comfort of Home

By Michael Stroh

The search for cosmic dust can take place right in your home, thanks to the work of Berkeley Lab guest Andrew Westphal and his colleagues. Their project, called Stardust@home, allows armchair scientists to join in the search for bits of interstellar debris in a sample collected by NASAís Stardust spacecraft, which returned to Earth in January after a seven-year journey. An estimated 50 microscopic bits are thought to remain in the tennis-racket-sized particle collector, and continue to elude the NASA team. Through Stardust@home, volunteers can access an online, virtual microscope to scour Stardustís particle collector. Read the full story here.
ANNOUNCEMENTS

Use RedHat?
Time to Renew


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It's time for Berkeley Lab to renew its bulk subscription for RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) for next fiscal year. If you're interested in purchasing RedHat licenses, go here.
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BLI Offers PRD
Supervisors Course


The Berkeley Lab Institute (BLI) is offering a course for supervisors on how to lead a Personal Review and Development (PRD) discussion (Course # BLI1300, How to Give PRD Feedback). Supervisors will learn how to conduct the meeting so it becomes an opportunity for the employee to learn and grow. The course is being held on Sept. 12 and 14 from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. in Bldg. 2-100B. To enroll, go here.

Tree Trimming
Scheduled


Beginning Monday through September 30, Berkeley Lab will be trimming a stand of diseased Canary Pines just south of the fire house, above and west of Chicken Creek, on the Strawberry Canyon side of its facilities. Through a maintenance agreement with UC Berkeley, the Lab will extensively thin a stand of these non-native pines that were planted very close together over 50 years ago. Many of these trees are now beetle-infested, pose a fire risk, and could be a danger to nearby workers if they were to topple over in high wind conditions. A chipper will be used on the smaller limbs, and a crane will assist in moving larger logs for appropriate off-site disposal.
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High: 68° (20° C)
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SECON level 3

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