The Johns Hopkins Gazette: October 4, 1999

October 4, 1999
VOL. 29, NO. 6

Homewood gets a look at master plan
Hopkins gifted youth program turns 20
Obituary: Professor Delbert Roy Hillers dies
Day of Caring benefits both kids and Hopkins volunteers
In Brief
Employment Opportunities
Classified Ads
Weekly Notices
Weekly Calendar
Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition

Clark Hall construction to begin
A groundbreaking ceremony will take place Wednesday, Oct. 6, to celebrate the upcoming construction of Clark Hall, a state-of-the-art research and teaching facility for biomedical engineering on the Homewood campus.
   The three-story building, designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects of New York, will house modern laboratories and instructional facilities for faculty members associated with the university's new Whitaker Institute of Biomedical Engineering. Located near Garland Hall, Clark Hall will also become the cornerstone of a new quadrangle at the southern end of the Homewood campus. Full story...

Recording the history of Baltimore's civil rights struggle
When Paul Kramer, an assistant professor of history in the School of Arts and Sciences, teaches his 50 undergraduate students this fall about the civil rights movement in Baltimore, he wants them to get a good grounding in a number of issues relating to that struggle.
    His students will read and discuss such things as racism, what makes a city, how segregation laws affected African Americans, the role that black soldiers returning from World War II played in the struggle--and a host of other areas.
    And then he wants them to hit the streets. With tape recorders. Full story...

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