Category: Around Hopkins

Monthly ‘Gazette’ magazine to launch in September

July 23, 2012

Just a reminder that this is the last issue of The Gazette in its current form, and that we will be on hiatus for the month of August while we get ready for our September debut as an exciting new monthly magazine. Over the last year, we in the Office of Communications have been looking […]

Coming soon: ‘The Hub’ for all JHU news

July 23, 2012

The words and images that tell the story of the university will soon coalesce at The Hub, an innovative and dynamic new website that will showcase in one place the most important, interesting and timely storytelling from and about Johns Hopkins. The site, to be launched in late August by the university’s Office of Communications, […]

Milestone anniversaries celebrated

July 23, 2012

School of Medicine On June 21, Edward D. Miller, dean of the School of Medicine and CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine, personally thanked the staff present at the 2012 School of Medicine Recognition Reception, held in Turner Concourse, for playing a vital role in keeping Johns Hopkins “The Best of the Best.” Miller also was […]

Joshua McIntosh named dean of academic services, a new post

July 23, 2012

Joshua G. McIntosh, an experienced administrator who has devoted his career to enriching all aspects of university student life, has been named dean of academic services at The Johns Hopkins University. McIntosh, currently associate dean at Harvard University’s Harvard College, will join Johns Hopkins in the newly created post on Aug. 6. “We are thrilled […]

Winners of Gallup survey drawing announced

July 23, 2012

More than two-thirds of staff members outside the School of Medicine and APL completed the 2012 Employee Engagement Survey last month, the first time the university has conducted the survey beyond the medical school. In appreciation, the university entered the names of employees who participated in drawings for prizes. Six employees were winners. The winners […]

Shriver Hall Concert Series offers special JH prices

July 23, 2012

Shriver Hall Concert Series is offering special savings for Johns Hopkins employees buying tickets for the 2012–13 season. First-time subscribers and individual-concert ticket buyers can save nearly 15 percent for the classical music concerts, which are held at 5:30 p.m. on Sundays in Homewood’s Shriver Hall. Eight-concert subscriptions, which are regularly $229, are $199, and […]

Role-Playing

July 23, 2012

Parts of the Peabody Institute were transformed into the Hotel Cotesworth, a historic (if fictional) Georgetown hotel, for last week’s filming of scenes in an episode of ‘House of Cards.’ The new Netflix series, set in Washington, D.C., though largely filmed in Baltimore, stars Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright.

Milestones

July 23, 2012

The following staff members are retiring or celebrating an anniversary with the university in August 2012. The information is compiled by the Office of Work, Life and Engagement, 443-997-7000. ACADEMIC AND CULTURAL CENTERS 25 years Van Norstrand, Lynn, American Institute for Contemporary German Studies 20 years Blackburn, Carol, Center for Talented Youth Kramer, Paula, Montgomery […]

Calendar (updated daily)

July 23, 2012

BLOOD DRIVES Tues., Sept. 11, and Wed., Sept. 12, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. JHU/American Red Cross blood drive. For more information, call 410-614-0913 or email johnshopkinsblooddrive@jhmi.edu. Turner Concourse.  EB COLLOQUIA Wed., Sept. 5, 3:30 p.m. “Galaxy Formation and Evolution Through Metals,” an STScI colloquium with Lisa Kewley, University of Hawaii. Bahcall Auditorium, Muller Bldg. […]

Provost Minor appointed dean of Stanford medical school

July 18, 2012

After nearly two decades at Johns Hopkins, Lloyd Minor, the university’s provost and senior vice president for academic affairs and a professor in the School of Medicine, will leave the university to serve as the 12th dean of the Stanford University School of Medicine. In his three years as provost, Minor has brought considerable energy, […]

For the Record: Milestones

July 9, 2012

The following staff members are retiring or celebrating an anniversary with the university in July 2012. The information is compiled by the Office of Work, Life and Engagement, 443-997-7000. ACADEMIC AND CULTURAL CENTERS 25 years of service Hubbard, Carlotta, Johns Hopkins University Press   20 years of service Dieper, Susanne, American Institute for Contemporary German […]

Bloomberg School to offer MPH degree program in India

July 9, 2012

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Health Management Research, will offer a master of public health degree program in Jaipur, India, beginning this fall. The program is specifically intended for citizens and residents of India and low- and middle-income countries in the region and will focus […]

Former national security official Hans Binnendijk joins SAIS

July 9, 2012

Hans Binnendijk, a former high-ranking national security official who most recently served as vice president for research and applied learning at the National Defense University, has joined SAIS as a senior fellow. Based at the SAIS Center for Transatlantic Relations, Binnendijk, who also held the Theodore Roosevelt Chair in National Security Policy at NDU, will […]

Women’s lacrosse program to compete as an independent

July 9, 2012

Director of Athletics Tom Calder announced on June 29 that the women’s lacrosse program, currently a member of the American Lacrosse Conference, will begin competing as an independent beginning in the 2014 or 2015 season. The exact date of Johns Hopkins’ departure from the ALC will be determined later this summer. “After careful consideration and […]

They were what they ate: Pre-humans ate only forest foods

July 9, 2012

You are what you eat, as the saying goes, and that seems to have been as true 2 million years ago, when pre-human relatives were swinging through the trees and racing across the savannas of South Africa, as it is today. A study published June 27 in the journal Nature reveals that Australopithecus sediba, an […]

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