Bell Wins Presidential Millennium Award

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Susan Athey, NIGMS

Dr. Juliette B. Bell
Dr. Juliette B. Bell


Dr. Juliette B. Bell, a biochemistry professor and director of NIGMS' Minority Biomedical Research Support program at Fayetteville State University in North Carolina, was among the recipients of the Millennium Award for Excellence in Teaching in Mathematics, Science, Engineering, and Technology. The award is sponsored by the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, which was created by President Clinton to strengthen historically Black schools and increase their ability to participate in federally sponsored programs.

Bell was recognized as an outstanding teacher who has "worked tirelessly to enhance student performance in her courses as well as mentoring and advising those requesting assistance." She was among four individuals receiving the award for teaching. All were honored at a ceremony in Washington, DC, in September.