The Johns Hopkins Gazette: September 5, 2000

September 5, 2000
VOL. 30, NO. 1

Also over the summer...
Great Excavations slogs ahead despite rain
Spike Lee, 'Hurricane' Carter set for MSE Symposium
University slated for EPA audit
Fiber-optic laser could track changes in Earth's ozone layer
New chemoprevention strategy for colon cancer reported by Hopkins
Job Opportunities
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Class of 2004 makes it first move
Exuberant bunches of bouncing blue and white balloons ringed the Homewood campus on Friday as the first of two move-in days brought half of the incoming 990 freshmen to their new home for the next four years.
   Two streams of cars, SUVs and minivans--carrying license plates from as far away as Michigan, Florida, Oklahoma and Texas--idled along the University Parkway entrance to campus, their drivers toting instruction sheets and their backseats carrying students and boxes. Full story...

Volunteer effort set for 125th
This is not just the beginning of another ordinary academic year--it is the beginning of the university's 125th. So, to make it special, the Johns Hopkins 125th Anniversary Committee has been working since this time last year to organize convocations, parties and all sorts of special activities that celebrate Hopkins' storied past for students, faculty, staff, alumni and the broader community.
   Perhaps one of the most exciting plans afoot is an enormous Hopkins employee volunteer and community outreach campaign called "125 Ways of Caring." The university and health system are asking each of the more than 40,000 Hopkins faculty and staff members, regardless of which campus they work on, to spend time volunteering in a community project. Full story...

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