April 18, 2011

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Nuclear Regulatory Commission head to speak at Leaders + Legends

Gregory B. Jaczko, chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, is the featured speaker at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School’s Leaders + Legends lecture series on April 21. The event will take place at 7:30 a.m. in the Legg Mason Tower in Harbor East. The title of his remarks is “The Past, Present and […]

Posters wanted for symposium on cancer nanotechnology

Cancer nanotechnology forms the focus of the fifth annual symposium of the Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology, set for Friday, May 13, in Shriver Hall on the Homewood campus. Talks begin at 9 a.m. in the auditorium, and a poster session will be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Clipper Room. Poster titles […]

SAIS to hold conference on demographic trends and BRICs

As part of its Year of Demography, SAIS this week will hold a daylong conference called “Demographic Trends and the BRICs.”
With dynamic economies, a quarter of the world’s land and 40 percent of the human population, the BRICs—Brazil, Russia, India and China—have the potential to dominate the global economy by the middle of this century. […]

Investigative journalist to speak on MMR vaccine and autism

Brian Deer, a respected investigative journalist who recently wrote a series in the British Medical Journal exposing the fraud in the link between MMR vaccine and autism, will speak this week at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Deer’s talk, scheduled for noon to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 19, in Sommer Hall, is […]

‘STEM Over Spring Break’ planned for young science buffs

The Center for Educational Outreach, affiliated with the university’s Whiting School of Engineering, will conduct its first “STEM Over Spring Break” event today, April 18, through Thursday, April 21. The center will offer activities for kindergarten through 12th-grade students on topics related to science, technology, engineering and math.
More than 30 students have signed up for […]

JHM International inks agreement with health care leader in Bogota

Johns Hopkins Medicine International has signed an agreement with Fundacion Santa Fe de Bogota, one of Colombia’s leading health care institutions, to collaborate on knowledge transfer projects, training and education, and clinical services.
In a letter sent last week to colleagues, Edward D. Miller, the Frances Watt Baker, M.D., and Lenox D. Baker Jr., M.D., Dean […]

New from JHU Press: Setting the Table for Julia Child: Gourmet Dining in America, 1934–1961

Setting the Table for Julia Child takes a fascinating look at American culture as David Strauss demonstrates how the tastes and techniques cultivated at dining clubs and in the pages of Gourmet magazine helped prepare affluent Americans for Julia Child’s education in French cuisine. Strauss argues that the country’s appetite for haute cuisine had been […]

Notices — April 18, 2011

Spring Toiletry Drive — Through April 22, SOURCE and the JHU Women’s Network are collecting new and unopened toiletries to benefit local community-based organizations. Suggested contributions are shampoo, soap, deodorant, shaving cream, razors, Q-tips, lotions, sanitary products, toothpaste, mouthwash and baby products such as diapers, powder and wipes. Dropbox locations are the School of Nursing’s […]