Day: June 22, 2009

SAIS honors two faculty members at Bologna Center

June 22, 2009

SAIS recognized two of its outstanding faculty members during Commencement ceremonies at the Bologna Center in Bologna, Italy, on May 29. Thomas Row was acknowledged for his teaching excellence in a large class, while Winrich Kuehne received the honor for a small class. The awards, which SAIS has designated for Bologna Center faculty, are part […]

Dinner honors long-term and retiring staff

June 22, 2009

Ron Daniels, president of the university since March, made his debut as special guest of honor to present service awards at the annual Staff Recognition and Retirement Dinner.

Vision impairment costs billions lost in productivity

June 22, 2009

Corrected vision impairment could prevent billions of dollars in lost productivity annually, according to a study by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, International Centre for Eyecare Education, University of New South Wales and African Vision Research Institute.

Johns Hopkins researchers edit genes in human stem cells

June 22, 2009

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine have successfully edited the genome of human-induced pluripotent stem cells, making possible the future development of patient-specific stem cell therapies.

A 21st-century tack for oldest academic press

June 22, 2009

While many of the nation’s academic publishers struggle in the current economy, the Johns Hopkins University Press flourishes, thanks in large part to a leader who has positioned the institution squarely in the 21st century.

Malaysia selects CTY program for national model

June 22, 2009

The selection of CTY followed an international search conducted under the auspices of the Malaysian government and championed by Datin Sri Rosmah, wife of the prime minister.

Wilmer caps construction with ribbon-cutting ceremony

June 22, 2009

The Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins celebrated the end of construction of its new building at The Johns Hopkins Hospital with a ceremony and ribbon cutting on June 10.

‘Physics Today’ editor gives professional development talk

June 22, 2009

Charles Day, senior editor of Physics Today, will present “From Tip to Tale: How Science News Is Made,” at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 24, in 110 Maryland Hall, Homewood campus, as part of the Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology’s professional development seminars for scientists and engineers. Day writes for and edits the Search and […]

‘Orioles Encyclopedia’ author at Barnes & Noble Johns Hopkins

June 22, 2009

From Bobo to Zupo, the JHU Press’ new Orioles Encyclopedia: A Half Century of History and Highlights profiles nearly 400 Baltimore Orioles players and includes the results of every game since 1954, short features on managers and coaches, and hundreds of photographs. At 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 27, Mike Gesker, author of the exhaustive, […]

CCP: 20 years of leadership in health communication

June 22, 2009

To celebrate 20 years of leadership in the field of health communication, the Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Center for Communication Programs will hold a panel presentation to showcase partnerships that make a difference in public health practice. The program, which will focus on five CCP-Bloomberg School collaborations, will be held from 2 to 4 […]

Birth Companions Program receives Women’s Board funding

June 22, 2009

The award-winning Birth Companions Program at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing has received new funding from the Women’s Board of The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Now in its 11th year, the program has offered 525 students the skills and opportunity to serve as doulas-birth companions-and provide informal emotional, physical and informational support to women in […]

JHM International inks deal for cardiac surgery project in Italy

June 22, 2009

Johns Hopkins Medicine International has signed a three-year collaboration agreement with San Matteo Hospital in Pavia, Italy, to establish the first cardiac surgery project of its kind for JHMI in Europe. Cardiac surgeons, perfusionists, nurses and anesthesiologists from Johns Hopkins will share their expertise and conduct up to 20 surgeries per year with their colleagues […]

Johns Hopkins Bayview receives donation from Kohl’s

June 22, 2009

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center will receive more than $81,000 from the Kohl’s Cares for Kids philanthropic initiative. A check presentation will take place today, June 22, at the medical center’s Annual C.R. Bard Inc. Golf Classic at Hayfields Country Club. The donation is the result of the Kohl’s Cares for Kids merchandise program, which […]

Sociology’s golden year

June 22, 2009

This year, “the department that Jim Coleman built” turns 50. While much has changed, including its name, Coleman’s vision of an interdisciplinary department that emphasizes rigorous methods training and hands-on research has remained.

Poe’s ‘Tell-Tale Tour’ stops at Homewood

June 22, 2009

Edgar Allan Poe wrote his first horror stories in Baltimore in the early 1830s. What was Baltimore like back then? Find out by taking “The Edgar Allan Poe Tell-Tale Tour” of Baltimore.

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