Recently, the ONE NIH recruitment approach traveled to Long Beach, Calif., to participate in the annual conference of SACNAS (Society for Advancing Chicanos/Hispanics & Native Americans in Science), one of the largest organizations dedicated to fostering the success of Chicano/Hispanic and Native American scientists, from college students to professionals.
Dr. Collins and I are delighted to report that we have exceeded our NIH CFC 2016 goal and have raised $2,400,154 for CFC charities, writes NIDA director and NIH CFC co-chair Dr. Nora Volkow.
Election to the National Academy of Science (NAS), the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) or the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) is considered a prestigious honor for U.S. scientists. From 1977, there has been a growing number of female scientists elected to the academies.
When rock band U2 played FedEx Field on June 20 as part of a tour celebrating the 30th anniversary of its album The Joshua Tree, a contingent of NIH staff and patients were on hand to enjoy both the concert and some pre-show festivities.
The annual Camp Fantastic BBQ set up on June 15 on the Bldg. 31A patio. Proceeds from meal ticket sales and the silent auction will go to Camp Fantastic, the week-long summer getaway for kids with cancer.
Colorful scientific images and videos from NIH researchers and grantees greet attendees at Strathmore Mansion’s “Arts & the Brain” lecture series.
There was formidable talent and an enthusiastic crowd at NIH’s first-ever karaoke competition on Nov. 14. The event was this year’s Directors’ Challenge in support of the Combined Federal Campaign.
HHS Assistant Secretary for Administration John Bardis and his chief of staff Rasheed Williams visited NIH on July 10.
To celebrate National Minority Health Month, the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities held its inaugural Minority Health 5K Walk/Run at NIH on Apr. 12. With more than 400 registered participants and a sunny day, the lawn in front of Bldg. 1 was packed with exercise enthusiasts.
Are you ready for some football? These NIH’ers sure are. On Aug. 22, they wore their favorite college colors and chatted about their teams’ prospects at the College Football Season Kick-Off Tailgate.