For the third year in a row, NIH hosted PuppyCam, a live event held in conjunction with Hero Dogs, Inc., an organization that “improves quality of life for our nation’s heroes by raising, training and placing service dogs...”
The NIH Public Information Officers Network asked NIH-funded institutions to submit scientific images for display in the NIH Image Gallery on Flickr. The network selected the best photos and posted them to the gallery.
Five members of Congress spent the afternoon of Apr. 12 at NIH, meeting agency leadership and visiting labs at NCI, NIDDK and NINDS.
HHS Night at the Ballpark was held on July 19 at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.
FAES has opened a third retail location in Bldg. 10, conveniently located outside the B1 cafeteria and near the NIH Federal Credit Union branch.
NIH director Dr. Francis Collins sang the National Anthem at a baseball game pitting the Washington Nationals against the New York Mets on May 24 to celebrate Federal Workforce Day at Nationals Park.
This year was the 20th anniversary of the NIH Comcast Film Festival, an end-of-summer ritual for many NIH employees and neighbors. The festival took place on the grounds of Strathmore Hall.
Whether you called it Jonas, Snowzilla or something not suitable for an employee newsletter, the blizzard of Jan. 22-23 became an opportunity for NIH’ers to display their toughness and ingenuity. Many employees teleworked from home, while others—those in charge of patient care, animal welfare, security and other critical services—showed up for work as usual and sometimes stayed way longer than expected.
NIH patients, employees and their families were able to attend a special evening with the 146th and final edition of Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus. As in years past, clowns from the circus paid a call to NIH prior to the evening performance, stopping at both pediatric units in the CC as well as at the inn.
Clowns with Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus visited several young patients at the Clinical Center during the day on Mar. 30. That evening, kids of all ages were treated to the annual Children’s Premiere Night put on by the circus at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C.