The Johns Hopkins Gazette: September 7, 1999

September 7, 1999
VOL. 29, NO. 2

How does Hopkins do business?
Forni resumes commentary on WJHU
MBA student is top talker
Academic divisions welcome new faculty
Equal opportunity/
nondiscrimination policy statement in publications for the attention of students
In Brief
Employment Opportunities
Classified Ads
Weekly Notices
Weekly Calendar
Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition

475 miles up, FUSE comes to life
The rocket went up, the cameras clicked and whirred, and a community rejoiced as a great challenge was met: The Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer, a NASA space exploration satellite managed by Johns Hopkins astronomy researchers, had successfully made it into Earth orbit.
   Now, nearly 10 weeks later, the photos are developed and pasted in albums, the launch videotapes copied and distributed, and scientists are hoping to obtain this month the first scientific readings from FUSE. Full story...

United Way campaign aims at $1.7 million
Samuel J. Seymour says he will fulfill his responsibilities as chair of the Applied Physics Laboratory's United Way campaign with a newfound appreciation of what the United Way can do.
   That's because Seymour, business coordinator of APL, says that last fall he got a firsthand glimpse of the health and human services agency at work.
   When his elderly mother became ill, there were suggestions made about her moving into a nursing home. His mother, however, decided she would rather stay home, and for the next six-month period she received home health care from a variety of United Way-affiliated agencies, such as Meals On Wheels. Full story...

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