March 28, 2011

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Peabody Dance presents ‘Live Guitars, Percussion and a Dash of Hip-Hop’

Seven works choreographed by Peabody Dance artistic director Carol Bartlett and faculty members Meredith Rainey and Laura Dolid will be premiered on April 2 and 3 at Peabody Dance’s 2011 Choreography Showcase, Live Guitars, Percussion and a Dash of Hip-Hop.
Seventeen of the most accomplished students from Peabody Dance, the time-honored dance department of the Peabody […]

Report: Number of ‘dropout factory’ high schools continues to decline

The United States continues to make progress in its efforts to keep students in school, according to a new report co-authored by Robert Balfanz, a senior research scientist at Johns Hopkins University’s Everyone Graduates Center.
In Updating Building a Grad Nation: Progress and Challenge in Ending the High School Dropout Epidemic, a report released March 22, […]

Two from SPH to attend Clinton Global Initiative U

Two affiliates of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health are among the 1,000 young people selected to attend the 2011 Clinton Global Initiative University later this week at the University of California, San Diego.
Angela Acosta, a graduate student in the Department of International Health, and Jacqueline Sofia, a program associate with the Center […]

Joint Chiefs of Staff head to give Rostov Lecture at SAIS

Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will give the annual Rostov Lecture on International Affairs at SAIS at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 31, in the Nitze Building’s Kenney Auditorium. Mullen will speak about “Perspectives on the Global Security Environment.”
A live webcast of the event will be accessible at Non-SAIS […]

SAIS, CIC to host conference on ‘Future of the Humanities’

A daylong conference called Symposium on the Future of the Humanities will be held by SAIS and the Council of Independent Colleges from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 29.
Admittance is by invitation, but a webcast will be accessible at […]

JHU debate team, PETA VP to spar on ethics of food choice

The university’s Woodrow Wilson Debate Council will this week spar with PETA vice president Bruce Friedrich, a longtime vegan, over the ethics of eating animals. Friedrich contends that eating meat is inconsistent with the beliefs that students likely hold about sustainability, world hunger and animal rights. JHU Politik is co-sponsoring the event, which will be […]

U.S. dominates the Nature Publishing Index Global Top 50

The Nature Publishing Index Global Top 50 published last week ranks institutions in the world according to their output of primary research articles in Nature research journals in 2010. U.S. institutions occupy 33 of the top 50 positions, with Johns Hopkins coming in at No. 15. The index covers only Nature journals, so while it […]

Notices — March 28, 2011

University Finance Employee Recognition Program — University Finance is launching an Employee Recognition Program to acknowledge the efforts and contributions of its staff members who have demonstrated excellent customer service in their positions. Nominations for the Just Honoring U program can be made by anyone outside University Finance. For details and to view the online […]

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