The Johns Hopkins Gazette: October 23, 2000

October 23, 2000
VOL. 30, NO. 8

Revamped JHUniverse ready to go
JHMI to begin Broadway construction
Easy-to-use clinical tests help determine older women's risk for early physical disability
Hopkins history: Pioneer of graduate seminars in the U.S.
Hopkins' Education Forum Meets With Baltimore City Schools Chief
Unseen '24/7' footage is basis for new television specials
SAIS unveils new logo as part of identity program
125 Ways of Caring: Scrapbook
Job Opportunities
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Premed post-bac program is set
The university is in the process of establishing a Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Program. Housed in the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the program will be highly selective and is envisioned to quickly become one of the nation's "elite" centers for preparatory medical studies.
   It is expected to commence in the summer or fall of 2001.
   David Trabilsy, the former assistant dean of admissions for the School of Medicine, has been named the program's director and will report to Steven David, the Krieger School's associate dean for academic affairs. Full story...

A celebration of generosity
With academic pomp befitting the philanthropic circumstances, the university celebrated the successful conclusion of the $1.52 billion Johns Hopkins Initiative.
   A convocation and dinner held Oct. 14 at Homewood honored the friends of the university--alumni, parents, former patients, foundations and corporations among them--who donated to the most successful fund-raising campaign in the history of the university and Johns Hopkins Health System. More than 1,000 of the 130,000 who made gifts during the campaign attended the Saturday events.
   "Because of our support, Johns Hopkins has been able to make the world a better place," Michael R. Bloomberg, chairman of the university's board of trustees, said at the convocation in Shriver Hall. Full story...

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