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NASA HQ Heads Up 19 Jun 2003

Status Report From: NASA HQ
Posted: Thursday, June 19, 2003

SCREENING OF COLUMBIA DOCUMENTARY "16 DAYS"
Friday, June 20, 10 a.m., auditorium. NASA HQ employees are invited to an advance screening of "16 Days," a documentary which chronicles the crew's daily activities and science discoveries during Shuttle Columbia's final mission, STS-107. "16 Days" is scheduled to air on the Discovery Channel on Wednesday, June 25, at 10 p.m., EDT. Bob Jacobs, 358-1600.

ISS TRAILERS AT HEALTHFEST 2003
June 21-22, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., National Mall, between 3rd and 4th Streets. Walk through a mock-up of the International Space Station (ISS) at Healthfest, organized by the Biotechnology Industry Organization. Healthfest will have over 100 interactive exhibits and fun, educational activities for all ages. NBA Wizards star Jerry Stackhouse will be shooting hoops to promote healthy habits. For details, see http://www.healthfest2003.com For information or to volunteer at the NASA exhibit, contact Chanelle Cohen, 358-1996.

NASA HQ MAIL AWARENESS WEEK JUNE 23-27
- June 23-27, west lobby. Visit the Mail Awareness display.
- Thursday, June 26, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Mail Center Open House. Come
view the HQ Mail Center facilities and get a first hand look at operations. Learn safe mail handling tips, mail procedures, and meet the staff. Visit the HQ Mail Management Web site at http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/codec/codeci/mailcor/mailmgt.html Keith Scott, 358-1380.

FAREWELL EVENT FOR COURTNEY STADD, DR. JEREMIAH CREEDON
Wednesday, June 25, 3 p.m., auditorium. A ceremony will be held to bid farewell to Courtney Stadd, Chief of Staff and White House Liaison, and Dr. Jeremiah Creedon, Associate Administrator for Aerospace Technology and former Director of Langley Research Center. A reception will follow in the west lobby. Joanna Adamus, 358-1716.

DESKTOPSPA DEMONSTRATION
Tuesday, June 24, 9-11 a.m., Rm. 3P44. Stop by for the demonstration and a 5-minute "mini-massage" DesktopSpa is an online wellness center featuring 2-to-6-minute audio and video "mini vacations" For details, see http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/codec/cc/wlrc.htm To register for a free 1-year subscription, contact Evelin Saxinger, esaxinge@hq.nasa.gov 358-1311.

NASA BLOOD DRIVE
Thursday, June 26, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Rm. 3P44. Schedule an appointment with your code coordinator. Bring a co-worker. HUD employees are welcome. Refreshments will be served. Shirley Mitchell, R.N., 358-2600.

INTERNATIONAL CONTINUING HEALTH EDUCATION
Friday, June 27, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Rm CD61. Session 6: Series 12: "Bioterrorism": - (1) "Directions of Research & Development in Biodefense" by
Brad Smith, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins U.;
- (2) "Rapid Syndrome Validation System" by Alan Zelicoff, M.D.,
Sandia National Laboratories. Dr. Wing Chan, 358-0592.

TOPICS IN ENGINEERING 15
September 16, 17, and 18, DoubleTree Hotel, Tysons Corner, Virginia. To apply for this program, fax your completed APPL nomination form (available at http://nasaappl.com/career_dev/classroom_training/registration.htm) to Sheila Jackson, 301-286-0845.

SIGN UP FOR WEB BASED TRAINING
Web based training is available to you! Simply submit a completed NHQ Form 228 to Caren Wilkins in Rm. 3Q53 (seat 3Q72), to obtain access to over 300 courses, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For details and courses, see http://ohr.gsfc.nasa.gov/DevGuide/Hq/wbt/wbthome.htm To register, contact Caren Wilkins ctc@hq.nasa.gov 358-1111.

PAVE IS NOW UP AND RUNNING
Project Announcement Visibility Effort (PAVE) is now available at https://intranet.hq.nasa.gov/hrts Supervisors and managers can post short-term projects/opportunities, and employees can view and apply for projects online. Since PAVE is a module of the Human Resources Tracking System, non-HRTS users must request access by completing an electronic 224 in HONURS. For details and instructions, see http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/codec/cc/pave.htm Sherry McAllister, 358-1633.

HQ TRAINING CALENDAR FOR JUNE
http://ohr.gsfc.nasa.gov/DevGuide/Hq/Junefy03.htm

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