Bridget Paul, an active member of the Jefferson Lab community for 9 years, passed away on March 15, 2019. Bridget, formerly the Document Control supervisor, served on the Jefferson Lab Activities Group and was an enthusiastic and hardworking volunteer for numerous lab events, including open houses, science bowls and others.
Dr. Laura Micheletti Puaca, Associate Professor of History and Director of the Program in Women's and Gender Studies at Christopher Newport University will provide an overview of efforts to encourage women in engineering since 1940 on Wednesday, March 20 from 12-1 p.m. Her talk will focus on early efforts to attract U.S. women to engineering, beginning in World War II, and how two decades before the women’s movements of the 1960s, women and women’s organizations (such as the Society of Women Engineers) campaigned to enhance female participation.
As a JAG activity, Joe Beaufait, Physics Division, is offering free, all-level yoga classes on Wednesdays in CEBAF Center. The classes run from 5:30-6:30 p.m. and take place in one of three areas of CC: the auditorium, or conference room F113 or F224/225.
Joe is a 200-hour certified yoga instructor. He describes this all-level class as friendly to the beginner, but offers plenty of challenges for those who want to push themselves. Yoga is a great way to lower blood pressure, lose weight, gain flexibility and reduce stress, he adds.