Issue: 2012 May 14

Expert on aging to expand outreach study with Balto. seniors

May 14, 2012

A research team headed by Sarah L. Szanton, an assistant professor in the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, has received a $4 million grant over five years from the National Institutes of Health to extend the team’s home-based intervention study with low-income older adults in Baltimore City. In a successful pilot program completed in 2010, […]

APL’s prosthetic limb on cover of ‘Popular Mechanics’

May 14, 2012

The Modular Prosthetic Limb developed by Johns Hopkins’ Applied Physics Laboratory is featured on the cover of the May issue of Popular Mechanics. The monthly magazine, which chronicles emerging technology and innovation, has a circulation of more than 1.2 million readers. “For 110 years, Popular Mechanics has been examining people’s relationship with technology, always with […]

Students assemble care packages for nurses in Iraq, Afghanistan

May 14, 2012

In the spirit of National Nurses’ Week, students at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing worked together to acknowledge the important contributions to care being made by nurses serving with the U.S. armed forces in Iraq and Afghanistan. Continuing a “tradition” begun in 2011, the school’s chapter of the National Student Nurses’ Association assembled care […]

Carey to hold info session on ‘global immersion’ course

May 14, 2012

The Carey Business School will hold an online information session at noon on Thursday, May 17, for a “global immersion” course the school will offer next fall and winter in Baltimore and Quito, Ecuador. Open to Johns Hopkins graduate students interested in learning how business competitiveness is developed on an international scale, the two-credit course […]

Summer changes announced for two shuttle routes

May 14, 2012

With the spring semester coming to an end, summer schedule changes have been announced for two shuttle routes. The Homewood–Mount Washington Shuttle will run on its regular schedule during the summer, except on Commencement Day (Thursday, May 24), Memorial Day (Monday, May 28) and Independence Day (Wednesday, July 4), when it will not run at […]

‘Help Build a Better Workplace’

May 14, 2012

The Johns Hopkins Institutions will next month conduct a massive employee engagement survey themed “Help Build a Better Workplace,” which will be administered from June 1 through June 21 by the Gallup Organization. All university staff, except those at the Applied Physics Laboratory, will be asked to participate. While the health system, including the School […]

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