Issue: 2011 October 17

Classifieds — October 17, 2011

October 17, 2011

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Notices — October 17, 2011

October 17, 2011

Intersession Instructors Needed — The 2012 Intersession Personal Enrichment Program, Jan. 9 to 27, is seeking instructors for classes in music, art, dance and more. Applications are available in the Student Life Office, 102 Levering, or by calling 410-516-8209. Applications are due Friday, Oct. 28.   Fall Food Drive — The Black Faculty and Staff […]

Strategies for work-life balance announced at Work, Family Fair

October 17, 2011

In celebration of National Work and Family Month, the Office of Work, Life and Engagement announced Johns Hopkins’ Top Ten Strategies for Achieving Work-Life Balance at its Work and Family Fair, which was held Oct. 5 on the East Baltimore campus. The strategies, submitted by employees of the Johns Hopkins Institutions, included taking advantage of […]

Johns Hopkins launches certificate in nonprofit management

October 17, 2011

Johns Hopkins has launched an online graduate certificate in nonprofit management, designed for working professionals who are looking to expand their expertise in nonprofit management with the latest skills and approaches taught by faculty at the forefront of their careers. The certificate will be offered through the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences’ Advanced Academic […]

Calendar — October 17, 2011

October 17, 2011

COLLOQUIA Tues., Oct. 18, 4 p.m. “Care First … Learn From … Connect Histories: Three Principles for an Asian Humanities,” an Anthropology colloquium with Donald Davis, University of Wisconsin, Madison. 404 Macaulay.  HW Tues., Oct. 18, 4:15 p.m. “Design of Efficient, Catalytic ‘Homo-Nazarov’ Methodologies,” a Chemistry colloquium with Stefan France, Georgia Institute of Technology. 233 […]

Brain Science Institute hosts conference to explore new drug paradigm

October 17, 2011

A symposium hosted by the Johns Hopkins Brain Science Institute on Tuesday, Oct. 18, at the Baltimore Convention Center will bring together the pharmaceutical industry and academic-based research institutions with the common goal of exploring how the two can best work together to enhance and facilitate the discovery of new drugs. Although pharmaceutical companies and new […]

A United front

October 17, 2011

Five is the magic number for Johns Hopkins’ 2011 United Way of Central Maryland campaign, which kicked off last week. The combined university/Johns Hopkins Medicine financial goal for the campaign is $2.2 million, a total for contributions from all divisions except SAIS, whose donations are reported to the National Capital Area campaign in Washington, D.C., […]

Registration closes on Friday for DLC Diversity Conference

October 17, 2011

Registration will close on Friday, Oct. 21, for the Diversity Leadership Council’s eighth annual Johns Hopkins Diversity Conference, which will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 9, on the Homewood campus. The event opens with registration at 7 a.m. and will officially begin with a plenary session at 8:30 a.m. in Shriver Hall Auditorium, followed by […]

Invasive melanoma may be more likely in children than adults

October 17, 2011

A Johns Hopkins Children’s Center study of young people with melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer, has found that some children have a higher risk of invasive disease than do adults. The study, published online Oct. 5 in the journal Cancer, is believed to be the first to compare disease spread in children and adults, […]

Nursing researcher links oxidative stress to racial discrimination

October 17, 2011

Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing assistant professor Sarah Szanton, in collaboration with scientists from the National Institute on Aging and the University of California, San Francisco, has concluded that African-Americans who report more frequent racial discrimination have higher levels of oxidative stress in their bodies. Their study is published online in Springer’s International Journal […]

American Academy of Arts and Sciences inducts 231st class

October 17, 2011

Katherine S. Newman, the James B. Knapp Dean of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences and a professor of sociology; and Gabrielle M. Spiegel, the Krieger-Eisenhower Professor of History at Johns Hopkins were among 179 of the nation’s most influential artists, scientists, scholars, authors and institutional leaders who were inducted into the American Academy […]

Zelda Fitzgerald, Louise Wheatley exhibitions open at Evergreen

October 17, 2011

Evergreen Museum & Library will celebrate the opening of two special exhibitions this week at a reception at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18. The nearly 40-year career retrospective Intimate Earth: The Art of Louise Wheatley features a rotating display of 70 works by contemporary Maryland textile artist and weaver Louise Wheatley. Of astonishing intimacy […]

Piero Weiss, 83, pianist and musicologist at Peabody

October 17, 2011

Musicologist and pianist Piero Weiss, a member of the Peabody Conservatory faculty since 1985, died of pneumonia on Oct. 2 at the age of 83. He was still teaching during the current semester. “Dr. Weiss improved a generation and a half of Peabody students,” wrote Paul Mathews, associate dean for academic affairs, in his blog […]

Exploring why girls in sub-Saharan Africa are vulnerable to HIV

October 17, 2011

A new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health shows that community members correlate an increase in HIV vulnerability among adolescent girls with weak structural support systems. While adolescent girls are three to four times more likely than adolescent boys to be living with HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa, few studies […]

‘Eureka!’ opens at the George Peabody Library

October 17, 2011

Since the acquisition last fall of the Dr. Elliott and Eileen Hinkes Collection of Rare Books in the History of Science by Johns Hopkins’ Sheridan Libraries, scientists and bibliophiles alike have been eagerly anticipating the chance for a closer look at this magnificent collection. With the opening of Eureka! on Sunday, Oct. 23, at the […]

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