Issue: 2011 October 10

Guidelines set for PhD student, JHU relationship

October 10, 2011

To bolster the already strong ties between the university and its PhD students, the newly instituted Doctor of Philosophy Board at Johns Hopkins has produced a statement of rights and responsibilities for all university PhD students. The statement, released today, lays out a series of  common expectations for students, their faculty advisers and the JHU […]

Scuba diving improves function in vets with spinal cord injury

October 10, 2011

A small group of veterans with spinal cord injuries who underwent a four-day scuba-diving certification saw significant improvement in muscle movement, increased sensitivity to light touch and pinprick on the legs and large reductions in post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms, according to Johns Hopkins researchers. The researchers, while calling the advances made over the course of a […]

Classifieds — October 10, 2011

October 10, 2011

APARTMENTS/HOUSES FOR RENT Butchers Hill/Patterson Park, single-family TH, 1BR + office, hdwd flrs, all appls, W/D, patio. $875/mo + utils. 410-988-3137 or Catonsville, medical office in multi-physician bldg, 1,000 sq ft, 2nd flr view of forest, opposite Charlestown Retirement Center. $1,700/mo + utils. 410-321-8889. Charles Village North, 1BR apt in owner-occupied bldg nr Homewood […]

Engineering for Professionals launches iPhone app

October 10, 2011

Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals, part of the Whiting School of Engineering, has created a free iPhone app for students, faculty and staff. The app, which also works on the iPod Touch and iPad, provides an easy way for affiliates to access the academic calendar, obtain timely information on the EP education centers and link […]

Homewood Museum hosts experts on historic landscape design

October 10, 2011

  Homewood Museum will present its 11th annual Baltimore’s Great Architecture lecture series over three consecutive Mondays, Oct. 10, 17 and 24. The theme of this year’s series, History in the Landscape, is inspired by the current restoration of Homewood’s original 1801 brick privy. The series opens today, Oct. 10, with historian Michael Olmert exploring […]

School of Nursing accelerates for second careers, more choices

October 10, 2011

College graduates and professionals seeking a career change and entry to the nursing profession will find a new and flexible accelerated option for earning a nursing degree at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. Beginning in 2012, a four-semester, 17-month, late August–entry option joins the list of accelerated offerings leading to a bachelor of […]

JHU institute named as CUDA Center of Excellence by NVIDIA

October 10, 2011

Johns Hopkins University has been named a CUDA Center of Excellence by NVIDIA, a California-based visual and parallel computing technology company, honoring the university’s pioneering use of GPU computing and the CUDA programming model across research within multiple science and engineering departments. The Center of Excellence will be headquartered in Johns Hopkins’ Institute for Data […]

Notices — October 10, 2011

October 10, 2011

Funding for Prostate Cancer Research — Funding is available to support multidisciplinary research in prostate cancer through the Patrick C. Walsh Prostate Cancer Research Fund. Awards of a maximum of $75,000 per year for up to two years are available to fund career development and developmental research programs (pilot projects). New ideas are encouraged. The […]

PRS Guitars holds concert to benefit Kimmel Cancer Center

October 10, 2011

Since 2000, Paul Reed Smith Guitars has used music to raise more than $2 million for the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center’s Living with Cancer Resource Program, which offers supportive care programming and education to patients and families, free of charge. On Sunday, Oct. 16, the company’s flagship benefit concert—One Night, One Show, One Cause—returns […]

JHU’s newest Nobel laureate

October 4, 2011

In a day chock-full of metaphors used to explain universe-sized science, Adam Riess employed a simple image to convey to his 7-year-old daughter the life-altering award he had just won. What does winning the Nobel Prize for physics mean? It’s like getting a “great big gold sticker” on your school folder, he told her. Make […]

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