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Arrows of Time to Show at SLAC
SULI Program Seeks Resident Advisor
ILC NewsLine Quartlery
Second International School for Linear Colliders Announced

SLAC Today

Friday - April 26, 2007

Ken McMullen films at SLAC.
(Image courtesy of Brad Plummer.)

Arrows of Time to Show at SLAC

Arrows of Time, a film by award-winning artist Ken McMullen, will show SLAC's own Phil Bucksbaum, Roger Blandford, Maruša Bradač, Michael Peskin, and Neil Calder in their cinematic debuts this evening as part of the San Francisco Film Festival. The film premieres tonight at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and Sunday afternoon at the Exploratorium. Ticket information and a critical review are available online.

But if you miss the premiere screenings, don't despair! Arrows of Time will come to SLAC's Kavli Auditorium at 4:15 p.m. on Monday, April 30th. McMullen will introduce the film and field questions afterward.

McMullen filmed the interviews shown in the Arrows of Time on a visit to SLAC last November. Now working on a full-length feature film based on the same subject, he spent this past week again filming at the lab. Come meet McMullen this Monday afternoon!

SULI Program Seeks Resident Advisor

(Photo - 2006 SULI students)

The 2006 SULI students.
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The Summer Undergraduate Laboratory Internship program (SULI) is seeking a graduate student or postdoc to be a Resident Associate/Advisor (RA) this summer. In exchange for RA duties during the 9-week program, the RA lives for free in the SULI house on Stanford campus.

Approximately two dozen SULI students work with scientists mentors at the lab each summer, doing research on real projects and writing up their findings. Many participants in the program have decided on a career in science and engineering because of their summer experience.

The RA position is a good opportunity for a SLAC user to live close to the lab from June 24th through August 25th. Candidates need to be at least graduating seniors. For more details, contact SULI Program Leader Mike Woods at mwoods@slac.stanford.edu.

ILC NewsLine Quarterly

NewsLine Q is a new quarterly print publication for the broad scientific and academic communities who are interested in following the progress and activities of the International Linear Collider. Published by the Global Design Effort, NewsLine Q will report on the latest advancements for ILC research and development each quarter. Access the first issue of NewsLine Q on the International Linear Collider website.

Second International School for Linear Colliders Announced


Erice, Italy

The second accelerator school dedicated to linear colliders will be held from October 1st through 10th in Erice, Italy. The primary focus of the school will be on the International Linear Collider (ILC), but it will also cover multi-TeV colliders, such as the Compact Linear Collider (CLIC). Detailed information and applications can be found at the Linear Collider website.

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