Category: Recognition

Inaugural Henrietta Lacks Memorial Award winner announced

October 10, 2011

The Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute has announced that Newborn Holistic Ministries is the winner of the inaugural Henrietta Lacks Memorial Award, which was created to recognize and support Baltimore community organizations that are collaborating with The Johns Hopkins University to improve the health and well-being of Baltimore City and its residents. The award was […]

Three from Johns Hopkins to receive Presidential Early Career Awards

October 3, 2011

Johns Hopkins faculty members who study robotics, biostatistics and international health are among 94 researchers selected this year to receive the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. The awards, announced last week by President Barack Obama, are the U.S. government’s highest honor for scientists and engineers in the early stages of their independent […]

James E. West to be honored in two-day symposium

October 3, 2011

A symposium in honor of James Edward West will be held this weekend on the Homewood campus in celebration of his 80th birthday and his contributions to science and to diversity. West, a world-renowned African-American inventor and engineer, is a research professor of electrical and computer engineering and of mechanical engineering in Johns Hopkins’ Whiting School […]

Frederick Starr of SAIS receives New Orleans Spark Plug Award

September 26, 2011

On Sept. 15, the Greater News Orleans Foundation presented Frederick Starr, chair of the SAIS Central Asia–Caucasus Institute, with its first Spark Plug Award. The award recognizes the instrumental role that Starr played in 1983, when he was vice president of Tulane University, in creating the foundation to serve the community of New Orleans. Starr […]

Three named professorships awarded in Physics and Astronomy

September 26, 2011

Physics and Astronomy professors Charles Bennett, Adam Riess and Joseph Silk were honored together last week in recognition of their recently received endowed professorships and the remarkable work they have contributed to the fields of astronomy and astrophysics. The event took place Sept. 19 in the Bloomberg Center for Physics and Astronomy on the Homewood […]

Five engineering doctoral students named Siebel Scholars

September 19, 2011

Five Johns Hopkins graduate students who are applying the latest advances in biology and technology to the prevention and treatment of health problems such as cancer and brain disorders have been named to the 2012 class of Siebel Scholars. The merit-based program provides $35,000 to each student for use in his or her final year […]

Johns Hopkins astronomer wins 2011 Balzan Prize

September 19, 2011

Johns Hopkins University astronomer Joseph Silk has been awarded the 2011 Balzan Prize, for his pioneering work on the infant universe. The $950,000 award is given annually to people or organizations that have made outstanding achievements in the fields of the natural sciences, humanities and culture, as well as for peace-promoting endeavors. Silk, a research […]

Cheers — July 18, 2011

July 18, 2011

APL Scott Murchie, MESSENGER co-investigator, has been awarded the NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal, the highest honor that NASA bestows to an individual working outside the government. The award is granted only to individuals whose singular accomplishments contributed substantially to the NASA mission. Murchie received the honor in recognition of his leadership of the Compact […]

Milestones — July 18, 2011

July 18, 2011

ACADEMIC AND CULTURAL CENTERS 15 years of service Rosenberger, Wilma, Johns Hopkins University Press   10 years of service Catlos, Alicia, Johns Hopkins University Press Dowding, Samuel, Jhpiego   5 years of service Ferrier, Robin, Marketing, Public Relations and Legislative Affairs Fisher, Joshu, Center for Talented Youth Fisher, Sherry, Information Technology Kreger, Kimberly, Bioethics Institute   […]

Milestones — February 21, 2011

February 21, 2011

ACADEMIC AND CULTURAL CENTERS 30 years of service Estep, Deborah, Jhpiego 20 years of service Johnson, Stacy, Center for Talented Youth Lonsdale, Vilma, Center for Talented Youth 15 years of service Breichner, William, Johns Hopkins University Press Sievers, John, Jhpiego Walsh, Margaret, Center for Talented Youth 10 years of service Blough, Mary, Jhpiego Kambon, Khari, […]

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