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9:30 a.m.
EHS 604
Hazardous Waste Generator
Bldg. 70A-3377

10 a.m.
EHS 154
Building Emergency Team Training
Bldg. 48-109

11 a.m.
EHS 622
Radioactive/Mixed Waste Generator
Bldg. 70A-3377

Yoga Club
Class with Chris Hoskins
Bldg. 70-191

Yoga Club
Class with Naomi Hartwig
Bldg. 937-302

3 p.m.
Advanced Light Source
Femtosecond Multidimensional Imaging: Watching Chemistry from the Molecule's Point of View
Oliver Gessner, Steacie Institute for Molecular Sciences, Ottawa
Bldg. 6-2202


8:30 a.m.
EHS 400
Radiation Protection Fundamentals
Bldg. 70A-3377

9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Onsite Chair Massages
Bldg. 26-115

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Information Technology
Cell Phone Representatives
Cafeteria Lobby

11 a.m.
Nuclear Science
Nuclei and the Cosmos: Symmetries of the Standard Model and Beyond
Michael Ramsey-Musolf, CIT
Bldg. 50 Auditorium

11 a.m.
Modeling Field Emission: Comparison of Semi-Classical and Atomic Models
Chris Edgcombe, U. of Cambridge

11:30 a.m.
DOE Energy Smart Data Center at PNNL
David Tilton, Cader Tahir (ISR), Marquez Andres (PNNL)
Bldg. 50A-5132

1 p.m.
EHS 22
Ergonomics for Supervisors
Bldg. 70A-3377

1:30 p.m.
EHS 135
Earthquake/Wildland Safety
Bldg. 48-109

5:30 p.m.
Club Class with Inna Belogolovsky
Bldg. 70-191

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Morning Editions:
Bacon, Egg and Cheese Breakfast Sandwich
Tomrrow's Breakfast: Chorizo and Eggs with Hash Browns and Toast
Market Carvery: Brisket of Beef with Mashed Potato and Gravy

The Fresh Grille: Tuna Melt with Curly Fries
Menutainment: Chicken Monterey with Mashed Potatoes and Gravy

B'fast: 6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Lunch: 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Full menu
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Job Hazard Questionnaire Revised, Must be Retaken 

The Lab's Job Hazard Questionnaire (JHQ) that identifies required EH&S training for all employees was recently revised to reflect changes to Lab policies and new requirements. Extensive changes have been made to the several sections, including lasers, material handling, and electrical. It is critical for all staff to retake the revised JHQ to ensure the appropriate training requirements have been identified. Go here to answer the revised questionnaire. Contact [email protected] for assistance.


Cell Phone Reps
At Lab Tomorrow

Cingular Wireless and Verizon Wireless will have informational tables in the cafeteria lobby tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Representatives will be available to answer questions about discounts, promotions and equipment offered to Lab employees. However, specific questions about Lab-supported cellular service should be directed to the Information Technology Division's Telephone Services (x4966).

Moving Lab Computer
Equipment Offsite

Employees may use Lab property, such as laptop and notebook computers, for official work performed at home or at off-site locations. However, except as noted in RPM §6.03(E) (Property Management), removal of all property from the Lab requires documentation on Stock Form 7600-55567 (Shipping Document) or 7600-67344 (Material Pass) for record and control purposes. The complete text of the Lab's policy on equipment movement may be found here.
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Rosenfeld Touted
In Energy Article
By Craig Canine


Imagine that the electricity system in a country with an economy as big as France's was teetering on the brink of collapse. It didn't happen in France, but it almost happened to the world's sixth-largest economy, California, in 2000 and 2001. What spared the most populous state in the union from social and economic upheaval was a crash campaign to conserve electricity. Nobody knows the power of energy efficiency better than Berkeley Lab veteran scientist Art Rosenfeld (retired), who was present at the creation of the concept as we know it. Rosenfeld is a kind of human power plant — one that generates "negawatts" of avoided energy consumption. Full story.

Lab Cluster to Address
Complex Seismic Issues

Linux cluster

Panasas, Inc., has announced that Berkeley Lab deployed the Panasas ActiveScale Storage Cluster to meet the performance, bandwidth and rapid deployment requirements for the Lab's Geophys Cluster. The team installed the 256-node, production-ready Linux cluster in six days. The system is being used to help solve large-scale geophysical problems in computational seismology and electromagnetic imaging. The new system "meets the speed and performance requirements for our new 1.8 teraflop cluster," said Gary Jung, project manager for Berkeley Lab's Scientific Cluster Support program. Full story.
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Outdoors Club Hosts Spring Picnic in Tilden Sunday

The Outdoors Club invites Lab employees to a spring picnic and social at the Botanical Gardens in Tilden Park this Sunday at noon. There will be a fun hike afterwards in the park, for those that are interested. For more details and to RSVP, contact Dinah Levy.

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60% chance of showers.
High: 58° (14° C)
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SECON level 3

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