November 15, 2010

More news from The Gazette

Study examines risk of hetero HIV transmission in China

Since 2007, heterosexual transmission has replaced injecting drug use as the primary transmission mode of all HIV infections in China, and a new study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health examines the burden of HIV and sexually transmitted disease among male clients of the commercial sex industry in that country’s […]

A perfect pairing

Not many things pair better with fundraising than food. Case in point: the annual Chili Cook-Off and Bake-Off that brought hundreds to the Homewood campus on Friday to support the JHU Campaign for United Way of Central Maryland and the Johns Hopkins Neighborhood Fund. For $5, attendees lunched on chili, cornbread, dessert and a beverage […]

Claremont Trio opens Music at Evergreen concert series

Johns Hopkins University’s Evergreen Museum & Library will open its 2010–2011 Music at Evergreen concert series on Saturday, Nov. 20, with a performance by the renowned Claremont Trio at 3 p.m. in the intimate setting of the museum’s Bakst Theatre.
Featured on the program will be Frank Martin’s Piano Trio on Irish Folk Tunes, Shostakovich’s Piano […]

Sickle cell disease forum planned on East Baltimore campus

To commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the discovery of sickle cell disease, a forum titled “Moving Beyond the Struggle: The Power in Our Community” will be held on the East Baltimore campus at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 17, in the Albert Owens Auditorium of the Cancer Research Building. (It is preceded by a dinner […]

Peabody musicians perform at festival in St. Petersburg, Russia

Peabody was represented at the Tenth International Conservatory Week Festival, held Oct. 22–29 in St. Petersburg, Russia, by faculty member Vera Danchenko-Stern, who teaches singing in Russian, and Graduate Performance Diploma candidates Jennifer Edwards (MM ’09, Voice), Mark Edwards (MM ’09, Guitar) and Yun Kyong Lee (BM ’09, MM ’10, Voice).
The singers performed with composer […]

School of Nursing receives new-equipment grant

A $250,000 new-equipment grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration will enhance the training of advanced-practice nurses at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. The HRSA grants are given “to upgrade equipment, expand training capabilities and enhance learning mobility, accessibility and flexibility to promote learning anytime, anywhere.” Proposed equipment includes a new cardiovascular simulator, […]

Diwali fundraising concert held by AID-JHU

After a two-year hiatus, the Association for India’s Development at Johns Hopkins restarted its fundraising activities with a Diwali concert held Nov. 6 in Homewood’s Shriver Hall. About 170 people attended the concert, which featured Hindustani classical music by JHU’s Surageet; Raagapella, an a cappella group from Stanford University; and Band of Brothers, an American […]