Day: September 21, 2009

A haven for young minds

September 21, 2009

For 30 years, CTY has been the go-to place for gifted pre-college kids

HOP-SIP launches Social Entrepreneurship Speaker Series

September 21, 2009

The Hopkins Social Innovations Partnerships, a university wide program created in 2008 to champion social entrepreneurship, will this week launch the JHU Social Entrepreneurship Speaker Series.

JHU-led experts issue guide on lung cancer in ‘never-smokers’

September 21, 2009

A committee of scientists led by Johns Hopkins investigators has published a new guide to the biology, diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer in never-smokers.

Stem cell experts to convene

September 21, 2009

Leading voices from the global stem cell community—including researchers, policy-makers, legal experts, patient advocates and others—will convene in Baltimore this week for a three-day conference to share information in the emerging field and to chart the future of regenerative medicine.

SPH to lead extremity trauma research consortium

September 21, 2009

Group’s goal is to improve treatment, outcomes of battlefield injuries

Alumni Bloomberg and Sawyers receive Lasker Awards

September 21, 2009

Two Johns Hopkins alumni last week received prestigious awards from the Lasker Foundation.

Former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo joins SAIS

September 21, 2009

Former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo has joined the Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies as a distinguished visiting scholar. Toledo, who led the country from 2001 to 2006, is a fellow at the school’s International Development Program.

Shriver Hall Concert Series announces 2009–2010 season

September 21, 2009

Shriver Hall Concert Series, recognized five times for “Best Classical Music” by Baltimore magazine, opens its 44th subscription season on Sunday, Oct. 18, in Shriver Hall Auditorium on the Johns Hopkins Homewood campus. The 2009–2010 season presents eight subscription concerts, all at 5:30 p.m. on Sundays, by solo recitalists and chamber ensembles and four free Discovery Series concerts, on Saturdays at 3 p.m., at the Baltimore Museum of Art.

Dividing cells ‘feel’ their way out of warp, back to symmetry

September 21, 2009

Every moment, millions of a body’s cells flawlessly divvy up their genes and pinch perfectly in half to form two identical progeny for the replenishment of tissues and organs—even as they collide, get stuck, and squeeze through infinitesimally small spaces that distort their shapes.

Security efforts increased in response to off-campus killing

September 21, 2009

The Homewood campus awoke on Tuesday, Sept. 15, to news that an intruder had been killed in the early hours of the morning at a Johns Hopkins student’s off-campus residence.

2008 Annual Security Report now available

September 21, 2009

The Johns Hopkins University 2008 Annual Security Report of crime statistics and security policies is now available on the university’s web site at www.jhu.edu/security.

Study: Wrong dose of heart meds too frequent in children

September 21, 2009

Infants experience errors most often, but all kids are vulnerable

New from JHU Press

September 21, 2009

In Praise of Deadlock: How Partisan Struggle Makes Better Laws By W. Lee Rawls The acrimonious debate over health care reform has made some commentators long for more bipartisanship. W. Lee Rawls might disagree. As a practitioner who served for 14 years as chief of staff to two U.S. senators, Bill Frist and Pete Domenici, […]

Senior fellow at SAIS to head U.S. human rights delegation

September 21, 2009

Michael Haltzel, senior fellow at SAIS’ Center for Transatlantic Relations, has been named head of the U.S. delegation to the annual two-week human rights conference of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, to be held Sept. 28 to Oct. 9 in Warsaw, Poland. Officially known as the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, the conference brings together national delegations from the 56 countries of the OSCE, making it Europe’s largest human rights gathering. It also includes participation by nongovernmental organizati

Executives to mentor Doctor of Nursing Practice students

September 21, 2009

Under the mentorship of high-level business executives, three students from the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program are learning to combine the best practices of business management, nursing leadership and executive effectiveness.

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