Category: In Brief

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 […]

Northbound Penn Station shuttle stop moves for Artscape

July 9, 2012

Because of street closures in effect for Artscape 2012, the city’s annual arts festival, the northbound Penn Station stop of the Homewood-Peabody-JHMI Shuttle will relocate to the northeast corner of Mount Royal Avenue and North Calvert Street from Thursday, July 19, through Sunday, July 22. Regular operations will resume on Monday, July 23. For shuttle […]

SoN’s Accelerated 2013 class is most ethnically diverse in history

July 9, 2012

The Accelerated 2013 class of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing is the most ethnically diverse class in the school’s history, according to Nancy Davis Griffin, associate dean for enrollment management and student affairs. Thirty-two percent (42 of 131 students) of the class represents minority ethnicity. In addition to significant ethnic diversity, the class is […]

Shakespeare returns to the Meadow at Evergreen Museum

July 9, 2012

Shakespeare returns to the Meadow at Evergreen Museum & Library this summer, when The Baltimore Shakespeare Factory presents two of the Bard’s works in a monthlong series of performances that begins on Friday, July 20. Love’s Labour’s Lost is directed by the troupe’s artistic director, Tom Delise, who promises “crackling dialogue that goes off like […]

JHH recognized as one of best U.S. hospitals to work in

June 25, 2012

The Johns Hopkins Hospital has been ranked as one of the top 25 in the United States for which to work by HealthExecNews.com. The editors assessed such elements as opportunities for professional development, exceptional benefits, compensation, efficient workflow and employee satisfaction.  

Correction

June 25, 2012

The June 11 Gazette article on the JHU Press’ War of 1812 book series incorrectly identified two books—187 Things You Should Know About the War of 1812 and In Full Glory Reflected—as being Press books and part of the series. The two works are being distributed by the Press but were published by the Maryland […]

Shuttle changes now in effect on two routes

June 25, 2012

Changes for two shuttle routes went into effect on June 18. The Stieff Building stop has moved from the Keswick-Homewood-Eastern-JHMI Shuttle route to the Homewood–Mount Washington Shuttle route. Approximate travel time to the Stieff Building from Homewood’s Mason Hall is two minutes; approximate travel time from Mount Washington’s McAuley Hall is 12 minutes. Departure times […]

CTY offers summer scholarships for gifted rural students

June 25, 2012

All kids need a place where they feel like they belong. But when you are smart and living in a rural area, finding classes and cultural opportunities, libraries and labs, and teachers and peers to inspire and engage you can be difficult. Rural Connections, a new scholarship program launched this summer by Johns Hopkins’ Center […]

SoE, Peabody, CTY partner for East Baltimore summer camp

June 25, 2012

The School of Education is partnering with the Peabody Preparatory and the Center for Talented Youth to develop a unique summer camp offering fun learning activities for students of the East Baltimore Community School. Camp Soar, to be held at the school, is also open to students whose parents work at Johns Hopkins University. “Camp […]

Egyptian-dig photo diary returns to the Web this month

June 11, 2012

An unofficial summer-school course in archaeology is just a hyperlink away at Hopkins in Egypt Today (jhu.edu/egypttoday/index.html), a website showing a dig in progress throughout June. Armchair scholars won’t earn any college credits following this blog about an ongoing excavation at the Temple of Mut precinct in Luxor, written by renowned Johns Hopkins Egyptologist Betsy […]

Homewood Museum to offer docent training in July

June 11, 2012

Interested in history, architecture or decorative arts? Become a tour guide at the university’s Homewood Museum, a National Historic Landmark. Homewood was built in 1801 as the summer home of Charles Carroll Jr. and remains one of the finest examples of Federal-era architecture. Docent training classes will be held at the museum from 5:30 to […]

Amazing Race: Run, walk and get to know JHU

June 11, 2012

As part of the Healthy@Hopkins initiative, the Office of Benefits Services has launched the Amazing JHU Race, a Web-based program where university employees can log fitness miles (walk, jog or run) to earn prizes and learn more about Johns Hopkins’ work in the United States and around the globe. The race is an outgrowth of […]

JHU finance offices, some shared service centers moving to Keswick

June 11, 2012

The Johns Hopkins University finance offices and several financial shared service centers that are now located at Johns Hopkins at Eastern will be moving over the summer to Johns Hopkins at Keswick. Two of the four shared service centers—Accounts Receivable and Sponsored Projects—will be relocating between Aug. 16 and 19; Accounts Payable and Purchasing will […]

JH-U-Turn gives unwanted items a second chance

May 29, 2012

End-of-the-year unwanted clothing, furniture, electronics and household items may go into the dumpster at some college campuses, but at Johns Hopkins, they get a second chance by being donated to the annual JH-U-Turn yard sale. Shoppers get great prices (cash only), and the proceeds benefit the Johns Hopkins Neighborhood Fund and the United Way of […]

‘Typographer’s Dream’ on stage at Swirnow Theater

May 29, 2012

The Homewood Arts Program will be hosting a local professional theater company for two weeks in the Mattin Center’s Swirnow Theater. From May 31 through June 16, Iron Crow Theatre will be presenting The Typographer’s Dream, which the company describes as an “unusual, funny, unnerving play.” Details about the play, ticket information and dates and […]

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