Dr. Mom, My Adventures as a Mommy-Scientist

Discussion of my journey from grad school to postdoc to tenure with two kids, a husband, (and a bit of breast cancer) in tow.

Friday, May 16, 2008

Fermi Lab to Lay off 7%

From Science Mag:
Fermilab Sends Energy Department Final Plan to Lay Off 7% of Staff

Adrian Cho

About 140 scientists, engineers, technicians, and other staff at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory will receive pink slips in a 3-day process that could begin as early as next week.

Full story

Does this make anyone else want to cry?


At 2:12 AM , Blogger Super Babe said...

It does indeed - my husband is a Physicist that is looking for a job late this year for when we go back to the US :(

At 6:45 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Given some of the recent revelations about Fermilab, they'll probably use this as a great excuse to jettison the women, troublemakers, and anyone else inconvenient.


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