Issue: 2011 September 19

Envisioning a community-changing school

September 23, 2011

A fledgling K-8 East Baltimore charter school represents a “poignant, vivid, and galvanizing place” for Johns Hopkins University to reaffirm its commitment to the present and future fortunes of the community, said Johns Hopkins President Ronald J. Daniels in his remarks Sept. 20 as inaugural speaker for the 2011–2012 Carey Business School’s Leaders + Legends […]

Oil, gas operations in Gulf claim 139 lives in helicopter crashes

September 19, 2011

A new study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy finds that helicopters that service the drilling platforms and vessels in the Gulf of Mexico crash on average more than six times per year, resulting in an average of five deaths per year. From 1983 to 2009, 178 crashes resulted in […]

Calendar — September 19, 2011

September 19, 2011

COLLOQUIA Tues., Sept. 20, 4 p.m. “The Value of (Performative) Acts,” an Anthropology colloquium with Michael Lambek, University of Toronto. 400 Macaulay.  HW Tues., Sept. 20, 4:15 p.m. “One-Electron Oxidations of Phenols and Thiols: PCET and Otherwise,” a Chemistry colloquium with David Stanbury, Auburn University. 233 Remsen.  HW Wed., Sept. 21, 4:30 p.m. “Activation, Termination […]

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 […]

Smithsonian Museum Day offers free admission

September 19, 2011

The university’s Homewood and Evergreen museums are taking part in the nationwide Museum Day on Saturday, Sept. 24. For one day only, participating museums and cultural institutions across the country are offering free admission to readers and visitors, allowing the free-admission policy of the Smithsonian’s Washington, D.C.–based facilities to be emulated across the country. […]

Free flu shots begin Sept. 27 for eligible university employees

September 19, 2011

The 2011 influenza vaccine will be administered free of charge to eligible employees of The Johns Hopkins University beginning late this month. The vaccination sessions begin on Tuesday, Sept. 27, and continue at locations across the university over a two-week span through Tuesday, Oct. 11. A full schedule of vaccination sessions is online. Again this […]

Johns Hopkins University lends hundreds of hands

September 19, 2011

They will divide and volunteer, for Baltimore’s sake. Nearly 1,000 Johns Hopkins students, faculty, staff and alumni will fan out over Baltimore and beyond on Saturday to lend a hand to local nonprofit organizations and community centers. The President’s Day of Service, organized by the Johns Hopkins Center for Social Concern, was spearheaded by President […]

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 — September 19, 2011

September 19, 2011

BAYVIEW MEDICAL CENTER Renee Blanding, assistant professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine, has been named vice president of medical affairs. She will maintain her current positions as medical director of the operating rooms and chair of the medical affairs council. Thomas Magnuson, associate professor of surgery, has been named director of the Department of […]

First designs to be shown for East Balto. Community School

September 19, 2011

Preliminary designs for the East Baltimore Community School will be presented at two Architecture Open Houses this week: from 4 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 20, at the school’s temporary location (1101 N. Wolfe St.) and from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21, in the Armstrong Building on the JHMI East Baltimore […]

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