The Johns Hopkins Gazette: April 8, 2002

April 8, 2002
VOL. 31, NO. 29

Tenure to be examined at Homewood
Eminent poet John Ashbery to give annual CTY Ringel Lecture at BMA
Tools of the pyramid-building trade
Political theorist Benjamin Barber to speak at Foreign Affairs Symposium
O'Connor Recreation Center to be dedicated
Work plus welfare means better life for low-income families
Getting to know the first lady of Homewood
Downtown lecture series offers ocean racing adventures, weight loss tips
Job Opportunities
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SOM to honor its student researchers
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. Full story...

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 In Lee's world, however, the celebrity panel, padded mallet and golden gong have been replaced by a handful of fellow students, a VCR and a remote control.
   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. Full story...

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