The Johns Hopkins Gazette: December 3, 2001

December 3, 2001
VOL. 31, NO. 13

Bracing for immigration changes
Newly created bacteria target cancers in mice
How to subscribe to Hopkins e-mail news and information services
Heartfest 2002
Hopkins United Way campaign exceeds goal
APL-built spacecraft to explore atmospheric frontier
Job Opportunities
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Peabody to guide Asian conservatory
In the first collaboration of its kind between a top American conservatory of music and a leading university in the Asia Pacific region, the National University of Singapore has signed an agreement to collaborate with the Peabody Institute on the establishment of the Singapore Conservatory of Music at NUS.
   Steven Baxter, dean of the Peabody Conservatory and its chief executive officer since 1994, has been named director-designate of SCM and will guide the development of this new enterprise, whose official name is the Singapore Conservatory of Music in collaboration with the Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University. Full story...

Writing Sems major wins Marshall Scholarship
It's no surprise that a senior at Johns Hopkins, known for its emphasis on undergraduate research, has won a Marshall Scholarship, one of the most prestigious research-based scholarships an American college student can receive.
   But the surprise this year is that Hopkins' first winner since 1998 isn't majoring in biology or mechanical engineering. Lionel Foster is a Writing Seminars major.
   "What I find interesting is that Hopkins has won the award for the Writing Seminars rather than one of the Sciences," says John Bader, assistant dean for academic advising in the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences and Foster's coach through the scholarship's application process. Full story...

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