The Johns Hopkins Gazette: June 7, 1999

June 7, 1999
VOL. 28, NO. 37

Top middle school students to be honored at Homewood
Q&A: Sandra Newman on welfare reform and housing
Athletes, dignitaries join to keep promise to Native American youth
New university salary range structures effective July 1
Happy anniversaries
In Brief
Employment Opportunities
Classified Ads
Weekly Notices
Weekly Calendar
Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition

Commencement 1999
They posed them in caps. They posed them in hats. They posed them amid the throngs. They posed them by the Nichols House pond. It seemed everywhere you went, another roll of film was being spent.
   The camera-wielding crowd was in full picture-taking force at the university's 123rd commencement ceremonies, held at the Homewood campus on May 27.
   The day, which began with a chill in the air, turned into a glorious warm and bright affair that pleased the thousands of family members and friends of the class of 1999. Full story...

Gates gives university $20 million
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundations have committed $20 million to create the Bill and Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health at the School of Public Health.
   The gift reflects the commitment of the foundations, established by Microsoft Corp. chairman Bill Gates and his wife, Melinda French Gates, to invest in global health projects. Itbuilds on the foundations' 1997 commitment of $2.25 million to the school, which established a training and research program for family planning and reproductive health specialists from developing nations. That program will be the foundation for the new institute. Full story...

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