The NIH Record

August 10, 1999
Vol. LI, No. 16

NIH To Evaluate Role of MRI in Emergency Diagnosis of Heart Attack, Stroke

Free Outdoor Film Festival

Two NIGMS Grantees Receive 'Genius Awards'

OD's Francine Little Takes NIEHS Post

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New Appointments



Study Subjects Sought

U.S. Department of
Health and Human Services

National Institutes of Health

NIH Record Archives

Shepherding, But No Sheepskin
NIH Shelves Graduate School Plan, Will Bolster Training Instead

By Rich McManus

A few days after a lively discussion June 3 with his advisory committee to the director (ACD) about the pros and cons of establishing a degree-granting graduate school here, NIH director Dr. Harold Varmus dropped the initiative in favor of a host of measures to improve the quality and range of graduate student and postgraduate training on campus.
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NIH Welcomes Summer Undergraduate Students

By Susan Athey

Photos by Bill Branson

NIH director Dr. Harold Varmus delivers keynote speech.

Nearly 300 undergraduate students and a handful of high school and graduate students packed Masur Auditorium on June 25 for a welcoming ceremony in their honor. The students, who are working at NIH this summer through various programs, were brought together by the NIGMS Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC) Branch to give them the opportunity to meet one another, as well as key staff involved with NIH programs.
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