The Johns Hopkins Gazette: April 26, 1999

April 26, 1999
VOL. 28, NO. 32

Douglas Green named engineering dean at Marquette
Robert Massa to become a vice president at Dickinson College
Peabody Chamber Opera takes on Anne Sexton's poetry
Titanic yields riveting research for a materials scientist
ROTC cadets get ready for capstone training event
Nighttime asthma squeezes school attendance
Spring Fair 1999
SOM discontinues daily job postings on most boards
Tuition grant plan explained; information sessions planned
GrantWare demonstrations at JHMI
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Forty years of Fleisher
By some of his piano students, Leon Fleisher is perceived as godlike, a person whose understanding of music borders on the mystical. Christie Julien, one of Fleisher's current students, says she is regularly surprised by his level of insight into a musical performance.
   "He knows everything," Julien says with a smile. "We try very hard not to show we are in trouble, but he tells us exactly what we need to hear without even asking him for his help. Trust me, he really knows."
   Julien pauses, "Experience I guess."
   Experience is surely not something that Fleisher, since 1959 the Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Piano at the Peabody Institute, is in short supply of. Full story...

Faiths find a common ground
The road to completion of the Bunting Meyerhoff Interfaith and Community Service Center had its share of potholes and hairpin curves, but there were pleasant moments, too. The "glorious moment" for Sharon Kugler came on a rainy Friday winter morning.
   Kugler, university chaplain, had been told by the project's painter that the screen panels in the dome above the alter could not be painted blue as she had envisioned. Full story...

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