Environmental Factor, March 2006, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Up and Coming
- Representative from Duke University's Master of Arts in Liberal Studies program will be at NIEHS March 9 from 11 a.m. until noon. The MALS program is designed for working adults and offers a wide range of courses. The presentation will be in the Executive Dining Room adjoining the cafeteria. For more information about the program, go to http://www.mals.duke.edu.
- A four-day course, Delpro - NIH Delegated Acquisition Training - will be offered March 13-16 at Nottingham Hall. The course will cover simplified acquisition and micropurchase levels and thresholds, regulations, and responsibilities, purchase requests, acquisition files, and sources for supplies and services. The course requires supervisor approval and a training nomination. For more information contact Cynthia Radford at 541-1806.
- The NIH Office of the Ombudsman is available to assist NIEHS employees with work-related problems. The ombudsman is an informal and neutral source that functions independent of management structure. The service if free of charge and strictly confidential. To schedule an appointment with the ombudsman, Kevin Jessar, who will be at NIEHS March 15-17, call his private line at (301) 594-9550. For more information, go to http://www4.od.nih.gov/ccr.