December 2, 2005


Director's Corner

By Jonathan Dorfan

In my April 6 All Hands, I spoke of the pioneering science that we will do at SLAC using ultra fast x-rays. I introduced you all to the Stanford Ultrafast Science Center that we have set up at SLAC to recruit and focus the world’s best talent to make astounding discoveries using the Sub-Picosecond Pulse Source (SPPS) facility in the Final Focus Test Beam (FFTB) and, beginning in 2009, the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS).

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Revising the ES&H Manual

By Wayne Heiser

SLAC has embarked on an ambitious effort to revise its Environment, Safety, and Health Manual, one the Lab’s principal safety documents. This will be the first complete revision of the manual since it was first published in 1991 and will involve producing more than 40 subject-specific chapters, covering everything from the overall ES&H program at SLAC to specifics such as excavation safety, hazardous materials management, and stormwater pollution prevention.

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Ashley Receives Presidential Award for Pioneering Programs

On November 16, Alonzo Ashley (HR) received a 2005 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM)a program supported and administered by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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Speaking of Success: Two Academic Career Counseling Center Stories

By Linda DuShane White

The Academic Career Counseling Center at SLAC was founded in 2003. Headed by Pauline Wethington (COM/HR), the Center helps SLAC employees create bright futures through further education or career enhancement. Two inspiring success stories are featured here.

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SLAC Holiday Party Updates

Enter the first ever Gingerbread Structure Competition! Register by December 16.

For more information and updates, please see Sharing.

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34th Annual SLAC Run Results in Fun

This year’s event drew 64 runners and 37 registered walkers.

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