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NSF PA/M 03-23 - May 1, 2003

NSF Director to Present 2003 Director's Awards

National Science Foundation Director Rita R. Colwell will present the 3rd Annual Director's Awards for Distinguished Teaching Scholars to six awardees at 6 p.m. June 3 at the National Academy of Sciences. Each award carries with it a $300,000 grant for the development of innovative ways to incorporate laboratory research into mathematics, science, technology and engineering instruction geared toward all undergraduate students regardless of major.



National Science Foundation Director Rita R. Colwell


3rd Annual Director's Awards for Distinguished Teaching Scholars. A reception will follow the ceremony


June 3
6 p.m


The National Academy of Sciences
2101 Constitution Avenue, N.W.,
Washington, D.C.
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