SOM to honor its student
The best of the best. The cream of the crop. Cliches may
accurately describe the winners of this year's Young
Investigators' Day awards at the School of Medicine, but
their work is anything but run-of-the-mill.
Now in its 25th year, Young Investigators'
Day recognizes the substantial contributions of all graduate
school and medical students, postdoctoral fellows, and
medical residents and fellows throughout the School of
Medicine and hospital by rewarding the advances of some of
Hopkins' most talented researchers-in-training.
Indies exposure: Film Fest to screen 75 big
& small works
Virginia Lee might be too young to remember The Gong Show,
but she certainly understands the concept: How long can
someone watch an amateur, and often bizarre, act before it
needs to be put out of its misery?
Since September, Lee, a junior in the
Writing Seminars, has been living her own version of the
cult 1970s variety/game show. In Lee's world, however, the
celebrity panel, padded mallet and golden gong have been
replaced by a handful of fellow students, a VCR and a remote
As a member of the 2002 Johns Hopkins Film
Festival committee, Lee had a portion of the responsibility
in deciding which of this year's nearly 130 submissions made
the final cut. For every one gem received, Lee says, there
would invariably be two "not so stellar" offerings.
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