The Johns Hopkins Gazette: January 8, 2001

January 8, 2001
VOL. 30, NO. 14

Seven to be recognized for community service
Lab-made stem cells may be key to transplants
New office for equality, other issues
125th Anniversary Events
Pencil it in: Inaugural office supply show is next week
Early Baltimore children's books on display at Peabody Library
Job Opportunities
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A celebration of MLK Jr.
Johns Hopkins will celebrate the birthday of Nobel Peace Prize winner Martin Luther King Jr. with its annual event to be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 12, at Turner Auditorium and Concourse on the East Baltimore campus and broadcast to several other university and health system locations.
   Begun in 1982, the Johns Hopkins Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration is intended to honor King's legacy of nonviolent activism and community service.
   Keynote speaker for this year's event is congressman and civil rights activist John Lewis, D-Ga. Lewis will share the stage with Dick Gregory, comedian and activist, who will receive the Ideals Award in recognition of his outstanding service and commitment to King's principles. Full story...

Hopkins History: M. Adelaide Nutting shaped today's School of Nursing
M. Adelaide Nutting once said, "If I had as much strength as spirit, there is nothing I would be afraid to undertake." As a member of the first graduating class of Johns Hopkins School of Nursing in 1891 and the school's second superintendent, Nutting knew a thing or two about the kind of strength and spirit it takes to be a Hopkins nurse.
   Now, almost 106 years after she was named superintendent, Nutting's name is still spoken throughout the halls of the School of Nursing, and her impact on the profession continues to be felt. Even in those early days, the School of Nursing enjoyed a reputation of excellence, but Nutting knew it could be even better. Although physically petite, Nutting still managed to be an imposing figure, striding through the hospital units (then referred to as wards) in her starched black superintendent's uniform, clutching the small red book she used for recording notes. Full story...

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