Issue: 2012 April 16

Head of U.K. Financial Services Authority to speak at SAIS

April 16, 2012

Adair Turner, chairman of the U.K. Financial Services Authority, will give the annual Rostov Lecture on International Affairs at SAIS at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 19. Turner has overseen the FSA, the regulator of the financial service industry in the U.K., since 2008. He will speak about “Shadow Banking, Prudential Risk and Social Value.”  […]

Classifieds — April 16, 2012

April 16, 2012

APARTMENTS/HOUSES FOR RENT Albemarle Square/Little Italy, 2BR, 2.5BA TH, newer construction, stainless steel appls, hdwd flrs, garage, no pets. $1,900/mo. albemarlestreet@hotmail.com. Butchers Hill, 2BR, 2.5BA RH, stainless steel appls, W/D, patio, deck, avail June 1. $1,400/mo. Tim, 410-547-5748. Butchers Hill, 3-story house w/huge backyd, 2BR suites, 2.5BAs, kitchen, W/D, dw, sec sys, walk to school. […]

Notices — April 16, 2012

April 16, 2012

Spring Toiletries Drive — SOURCE is sponsoring a two-week spring toiletries drive to help people in need. A variety of items will be collected, including new and unopened shampoo, soap, deodorant, shaving cream, razors, Q-tips, feminine hygiene products, lotion, toothpaste, toothbrushes, mouthwash and products for babies. The four drop-box locations, available between Monday, April 16, […]

Calendar — April 16, 2012

April 16, 2012

BLOOD DRIVES Tues., April 17, 7:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. JHU/American Red Cross blood drive. To schedule an apppointment go to redcrossblood .org/make-donation or call 443-997-0338. To learn about donating, to check eligibility criteria or find tips on preparing for your blood donation, call 866-236-3276. Glass Pavilion, Levering.  HW COLLOQUIA Mon., April 16, 4 p.m. […]

Milestones — April 16, 2012

April 16, 2012

ACADEMIC AND CULTURAL CENTERS 25 years of service Merriman, Christine, Jhpiego   20 years of service Ringgold, Sharon, Johns Hopkins University Press   15 years of service Hartman, Melissa, Center for Talented Youth   10 years of service Robinson, Victoria, Jhpiego White, James, Center for Talented Youth   5 years of service Braverman, Joanne, Johns […]

Hot Jobs — April 16, 2012

April 16, 2012

Homewood Office of Human Resources Wyman Park Building, Suite W600 410-516-7196 The Department of Defense Information Analysis Center, operated by the Whiting School of Engineering, has an opening for a midlevel information technology support analyst for the Chemical Propulsion Information Analysis Center.  For more information and to apply, go to jobs.jhu.edu. 51628 Senior Technical Support […]

Two SoM faculty members set up educational endowment

April 16, 2012

Franklin Adkinson Jr., professor of medicine and director of the School of Medicine’s postdoctoral training in allergy and immunology, as well as of the Bloomberg School’s graduate training program in clinical investigation, and Robert Hamilton, professor of medicine and pathology, have established a $600,000 Adkinson-Hamilton Education Endowment in the Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. […]

Detectable pancreatic lesions common in those at high risk for hereditary pancreatic cancer

April 16, 2012

A team of scientists led by Johns Hopkins researchers has found that more than four in 10 people considered at high risk for hereditary pancreatic cancer have small pancreatic lesions long before they have any symptoms of the deadly disease. Moreover, the scientists report that the frequency of the abnormal precancerous lesions increases with age, and […]

Physics Fair forecast: Lots of bright lights, loud noises, rockets and more

April 16, 2012

The Department of Physics and Astronomy is hosting its ninth annual Physics Fair from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, coinciding with the Spring Fair celebration on the Homewood campus. Events will take place in the Bloomberg Center for Physics and Astronomy. The fair will feature individual and team competitions for local […]

Attacca Quartet to play Evergreen April 21

April 16, 2012

Evergreen Museum & Library will conclude its 2011–12 Music at Evergreen concert series on Saturday, April 21, with a 3 p.m. performance by the Attacca String Quartet in the museum’s Bakst Theatre. Featured on the program will be Haydn’s String Quartet No. 67 in F major, Op. 77, No. 2, Hob.III:82 (Lobkowitz), Janacek’s String Quartet […]

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