March 20, 2001
Vol. LIII, No. 6
Student Scientists Look to the Future at Science Fair
Moves in to Bldg. 50
STRIDE Program Offers Fall 2001 Internships
NLM Hill Perfect
Winter's Last Stand
Study Subjects Sought
U.S. Department of
Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health
NIH Record Archives
Transfusion of Optimism Takes
Secretary Thompson Gets Impressive Look at NIH
By Rich McManus
Calling himself both humbled and deeply impressed by the breadth
and scope of NIH research, HHS Secretary Tommy Thompson
spent the morning of Feb. 28 touring laboratories, visiting patients,
and getting updates on cutting-edge research here before wrapping
up his visit with a half-hour press conference in Wilson Hall at
which he repeated President Bush's intention to boost NIH's budget
in 2002 by $2.75 billion, "the largest single year increase ever for
|HHS Secretary Tommy Thompson meets press during first NIH visit.
M O R E . . .
'Repress or Repair?'
Black History Keynoter Robinson Warns Against Repeating
By Carla Garnett
Echoing the oft-cited caveat coined by Spanish-American
philosopher George Santayana that those who forget history are
doomed to repeat it, the keynote speaker at NIH's 2001 Black
History Month program implored the audience to connect the past to
the future in meaningful and practical ways.
M O R E . . .