Raising the (salad) bar for
Campus premiers new menus, facilities this fall
Panini and gelato and muffins, oh yum.
Johns Hopkins, an institution renowned for its
academic and research excellence, wants to (pardon the pun)
beef up its dining offerings to a world-class level, too,
and this week debuts renovated facilities, a new dining
hall and new menus that it hopes will satisfy every
appetite on the Homewood campus.
President Brody: 10 years at the
When William R. Brody
became president of The Johns Hopkins University, he said
that "the opportunity to lead JHU into the 21st century is
an exciting one indeed."
Ten years down the road, Brody says he is still
excited to helm the university and lead it even further
into the century. Brody is keenly aware of the obstacles
that face private higher education today, but he is, he
says, a man who embraces challenges.
Low or high body-mass index increases risk of
While studies have linked being either underweight or
overweight to poor health, the effect of being overweight
or obese on the risk of dying has been a topic of recent
controversy. Researchers have long used the body-mass index
— weight in kilograms divided by the square of height
in meters — as a measure of the appropriateness of
weight in relation to height.