Issue: 2011 September 26

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 […]

Calendar — September 26, 2011

September 26, 2011

BLOOD DRIVES Sat., Oct. 1, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. JHU/American Red Cross Blood Drive. For more information, email johnshopkinsblooddrive@ or call 410-614-0913. Mount Washington Campus. COLLOQUIA Tues., Sept. 27, 4:15 p.m. “Metal- and Ligand-Centered Redox Chemistry, and Dioxygen Activation With Iridium and Nickel,” a Chemistry colloquium with Jan-Uwe Rohde, University of Iowa. 233 […]

Clifton Taulbert kicks off intro of new high school curriculum

September 26, 2011

More than 200 students and teachers from the Baltimore Talent Development High School, along with 40 students from March Middle School and Baltimore Civitas School, will visit the Johns Hopkins Homewood campus on Tuesday, Sept. 27, for an inspirational talk, “Making the Impossible Possible,” by Clifton Taulbert, an international best-selling author and entrepreneur. The event […]

Celebrating innovation at Johns Hopkins University

September 26, 2011

From the proximity fuse that helped the Allies win World War II to the first “blue baby” operation that opened the way to modern heart surgery, Johns Hopkins University boasts a history and culture of innovation and discovery. Since its inception, the university and its personnel have pushed the boundaries of human understanding in a […]

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 […]

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