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Displaying news from October 01, 2002 To December 31, 2002

Statement by HHS Secretary Tommy G. Thompson on the Awarding of the Malcolm Baldrige Quality Award
Release Date: November 21, 2002

I congratulate SSM Health Care for the extraordinary work that led to its receipt of the 2002 Malcolm Baldrige Quality Award. The award is an outstanding honor given to those demonstrating true … more

President and Commerce Secretary Announce Recipients of Nation's Highest Quality Award
Release Date: November 21, 2002

Health Care Category Wins for First Time in History of Baldrige Awards Download high-res image Right-click on link above and select "save link as" or "save target as" to download a … more

Gebbie Wins Service to America Medal
Release Date: November 14, 2002

The following is an excerpt from the awards ceremony program for the Service to America Medals. The awards are a joint program of Government Executive, National Journal, and The Atlantic Monthly … more

U.S. Department of Commerce Charter of the National Institute of Standards and Technology National Construction Safety Team Advisory Committee
Release Date: November 12, 2002

ESTABLISHMENT: In accordance with the requirements of Section11 of the National Construction Safety Team Act (P. L. 107-231), hereinafter referred to as the Act, the Secretary of Commerce hereby … more

Federal Register: November 12, 2002
Release Date: November 12, 2002

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Institute of Standards and Technology National Construction Safety Team Advisory Committee AGENCY: National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of … more

Commerce's NIST Seeks Members for National Construction Safety Team Advisory Committee
Release Date: November 12, 2002

The Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced in today's Federal Register that it is seeking nominations of individuals for appointment to the National … more

Using Mitochondrial DNA as a Cancer Biomarker
Release Date: October 30, 2002

The ghostly image above shows a subdividing cell treated with a fluorescent stain that is selectively absorbed by mitochondria. As part of a national effort to identify biomarkers for … more

New Commerce Guidelines to Help Protect Against Cyberattacks
Release Date: October 29, 2002

Federal Agencies, Military and Private Sector to Benefit from NIST Procedures Federal agencies now have a systematic way to evaluate their computer security as a result of guidelines announced … more

Commerce's NIST and National Federation of the Blind Cooperate on Development of Technology that Allows the Blind to 'Feel' Electronic Images
Release Date: October 24, 2002

Partnership Exemplifies President's New Freedom Initiative for Helping Americans with Disabilities NIST researchers John Roberts (right) and Oliver Slattery demonstrate a new device … more

President Signs Bill Granting Commerce's NIST New Authorities to Investigate Major Building Failures
Release Date: October 2, 2002

President Bush late yesterday signed into law legislation giving the Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) authorities to investigate major building failures … more

Four New NIST Guides Counter Cyberattacks Furthers Administration's Commitment to Secure Cyberspace
Release Date: October 2, 2002

The Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published four new computer security guides that are the latest in a continuing series designed to provide the … more

Access to Information from Silverstein Properties
Release Date: October 1, 2002

The information collected and documented by World Trade Center leaseholder Silverstein Properties on the events at the World Trade Center complex on Sept. 11, 2001, has been offered by the firm to … more