The Johns Hopkins Gazette: October 7, 2002

October 7, 2002
VOL. 32, NO. 6

HIV Infection Rate, Risky Behavior Decline Among Baltimore Injection Drug Users
Part-time engineering takes classes on road to Massachusetts
Pingpong balls, poster board, glue and lots of ingenuity
Study: Exercise helps diabetics control heart-related problems
Nurse intervention helps cardiac patients manage cholesterol
Maryland workforce is subject of upcoming conference at APL
Time Out With...Jean McGarry in her writer's hideaway
Eliot Cohen of SAIS testifies on Capitol Hill about Iraq
Applied Physics Lab awarded $1.75 billion Navy contract
OEO / Affirmative Action Programs has new Web site
Job Opportunities
Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition

The road to $2,344,500 begins
The university officially kicked off its annual United Way Campaign for Central Maryland on Sept. 27 with a ceremony at Homewood's Shriver Hall that featured food, cheer and inspirational speeches.
   The theme for the six-week campaign is "Make Your Caring Count," and this year's three chairs have set a combined Hopkins goal of $2,344,500. The money raised will support more than 250 human service programs that seek to improve people's lives in Baltimore City and the five surrounding counties. Full story...

Faculty reps get view of JHU budget
As the leaves begin to change their hues and the Major League Baseball playoffs commence, a slightly lesser known sign of fall approaches: the first meeting of the Faculty Budget Advisory Committee, Hopkins' longstanding economic-state-of-the-university forum.
   Founded in the 1970s, the FBAC was established to give faculty a vehicle to learn about the financial condition of the university and issues that impact the Johns Hopkins workplace. In past ears, committee members have listened to talks from senior level administration on topics that have included endowment, administrative costs, grant management and how faculty salaries at JHU compare to those at peer schools. Full story...

Hopkins Docs Prescribe Brain TLC in Consumer Books
Though neuroscientists may be known in the academic community for the specialized, highly technical writing they do for presentations and journals, some also have a talent for translating their knowledge of the brain into readable, useful consumer tomes. By coincidence, two Johns Hopkins faculty members have recently released general-audience books that have as their focus the care and maintenance of the brain.
   Guy McKhann, a professor in the Zanvyl Krieger Mind/Brain Institute, collaborated with his wife, Harvard neurologist Marilyn Albert, to write Keep Your Brain Young: The Complete Guide to Physical and Emotional Health and Longevity; David Buchholz, an associate professor of neurology in the School of Medicine, is the author of Heal Your Headache: The 1-2-3 Program for Taking Charge of Your Pain. Full story...

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