Issue: 2012 April 9

Animator J.J. Sedelmaier to visit Homewood

April 9, 2012

Noted animator J.J. Sedelmaier will talk about his work in an illustrated lecture, “J.J. Sedelmaier Productions: Hiding in Plain Sight,” on Monday, April 16, on the Homewood campus. In addition to more than 500 TV commercials and animation and design pieces, Sedelmaier is responsible for SNL’s Saturday TV Funhouse series with Robert Smigel (“The Ambiguously […]

Hot Jobs — April 9, 2012

April 9, 2012

Homewood Office of Human Resources Wyman Park Building, Suite W600 410-516-7196 As part of a community redevelopment effort in East Baltimore, a seven-acre education campus is being designed and will include a new 28,000-square-foot early childhood center serving approximately 180 children. The center is scheduled to be completed by August 2013, and it will share […]

Friends of the Library

April 9, 2012

More than 75 Friends of the Libraries gathered on April 4 at the Garrett-Jacobs Mansion to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the group’s founding. Henry Barton Jacobs (played by actor Mark Squirek), who served on the faculty of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and was the inaugural president of the Friends, was “on hand” […]

Society of Scholars inducts new members

April 9, 2012

The Society of Scholars was created on the recommendation of then President Milton S. Eisenhower and approved by the university board of trustees on May 1, 1967. The society—the first of its kind in the nation—inducts former postdoctoral fellows, postdoctoral degree recipients, house staff and junior or visiting faculty who have served at least a […]

Edward Miller honored by Md. Senate, House of Delegates

April 9, 2012

On March 27, the Maryland Senate and House of Delegates passed resolutions offering congratulations to Edward Miller in recognition of 15 years of extraordinary vision, significant accomplishments and exemplary leadership at Johns Hopkins Medicine. In recognizing Miller, dean of the medical faculty and CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. […]

Burma’s minister of health to speak at Public Health today

April 9, 2012

The minister of health of Burma will give a special lecture at 12:15 p.m. on Monday, April 9, in Sommer Hall, Room E2014, of the Bloomberg School of Public Health. Pe Thet Khin, who is visiting Johns Hopkins at the invitation of President Ronald J. Daniels, plans to discuss current health issues facing Burma and […]

Two JHU engineers win Navy’s 2012 Young Investigators award

April 9, 2012

Two engineers at The Johns Hopkins University are among 26 scholars nationwide selected to share in more than $13 million in research funding through the Office of Naval Research’s Young Investigator Program. Mounya Elhilali and Mark Foster, both assistant professors in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the Whiting School of Engineering, were […]

Shriver Hall Concert Series announces 2012–13 season

April 9, 2012

Shriver Hall Concert Series will open its 2012–13 eight-concert subscription series on Oct. 14 with the return of the internationally praised American Brentano String Quartet, marking its 20th anniversary with a sumptuous program of celebrated quartets by Haydn, Busoni and Brahms. On Nov. 4, the series presents Europa Galante, formed by virtuoso Italian violinist Fabio […]

Classifieds — April 9, 2012

April 9, 2012

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James E. Rogers to give Carey School’s Ginder Lecture

April 9, 2012

James E. Rogers, founder and owner of Intermountain West Communications Co., is the featured speaker for the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School Ginder Lecture on Thursday, April 12. The event will take place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Legg Mason Tower in Harbor East. The title of his remarks is “Insights From an […]

Gilman’s ‘ancient’ cuneiform tablet is topic of museum chat

April 9, 2012

The art (or crime) of copying ancient artifacts is an old one. At a Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum Chat on Tuesday, April 10, in 150 Gilman, experts will talk about the ‘ancient’ cuneiform tablet written for Daniel Coit Gilman, the first president of The Johns Hopkins University, and other objects from the past, and the […]

Study: Public disclosure of hospital infection rates vary by state

April 9, 2012

Only 21 states require public reporting of hospital data on surgical site infections, and even when disclosure is mandated, the information is often not easily accessed by patients who could use it to make decisions about their medical care, according to new Johns Hopkins research. The findings suggest that a haphazard, state-by-state system for reporting […]

Calendar — April 9, 2012

April 9, 2012

COLLOQUIA Tues., April 10, 4 p.m. “The Role of Arabic in Islamic Indonesia: A Linguistic Technology of the Self,” an Anthropology colloquium with Joel Kuipers, George Washington University. 404 Macaulay.  HW Wed., April 11, 2 p.m. “Chief Scientist of the U.S. Air Force,” an Applied Physics Laboratory colloquium with Mark Maybury, USAF. Parsons Auditorium.  APL […]

Longtime family association ends in award-winning moment

April 9, 2012

Paul Jacobus and the Gottlich family go way back—to 1999, to be precise. Jacobus, a property manager at Homewood campus, supervised JHU undergraduate Andrea Gottlich and later, her brothers Jeremy and Paul. Jacobus first glimpsed Paul, then age 9, in a photo Andrea showed him at work one day. “Here was this red-headed kid with […]

Guatemalan murals are subject of 2012 ‘Ancient Americas’ lecture

April 9, 2012

The Murals of San Bartolo and the Mythic Origins of Ancient Maya Gods and Kings” will be the subject of the 2012 Distinguished Lecture in Art of the Ancient Americas to be given this week by Karl Taube, a professor of anthropology at the University of California, Riverside. Presented by the Department of the History […]

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