The Johns Hopkins Gazette: July 8, 2002

July 8, 2002
VOL. 31, NO. 39

Leslie D. Mancuso named CEO of JHPIEGO Corp.
Homewood blood drive set as regional shortage grows
Engineering students devise voice-activated grasping device
Drug resistance may prove more pervasive with African HIV
Molecular 'stop signs' may hold secret of nerve regeneration
CONTOUR spacecraft launches from Cape Canaveral
Duo to lead independent study on 'second generation' ethics in stem cell research
'Chronicle of Higher Ed' Web site now accessible across Johns Hopkins
Safety Center goes mobile to prevent kid injuries
Study finds oral contraceptives don't increase breast cancer risk
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Dean of Homewood enrollment named
William Conley has been appointed dean of Homewood enrollment and academic services, a new position for the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences and the Whiting School of Engineering.
   As half of the team responsible for undergraduateconcerns, he will oversee Undergraduate Admissions, Student Financial Services, the Office of the Registrar, Academic Advising for Arts and Sciences, Pre-Professional Advising and the Career Center. His counterpart in what was formerly Homewood Student Affairs is Susan Boswell, dean of student life, who directs nonacademic services. Full story...

First dean of faculty appointed at SAIS
Francis Fukuyama, the Bernard L. Schwartz Professor of International Political Economy at SAIS, has been named the school's dean of faculty, a new and temporary appointment. The position, effective immediately, reports to SAIS Dean Jessica Einhorn, who began her tenure on June 1.
   For the next two academic years, Fukuyama will work with Einhorn, the associate deans and the faculty on a "collegial mapping" of the school's future. According to Einhorn, Fukuyama has been given the overarching task of reviewing SAIS's programs and curriculum. Full story...

What if...? Crisis plans under study
In a simulation room at APL, the unthinkable is becoming real: A chemical tank explodes at Bayview Medical Center, contaminating a vital portion of the facility; a nuclear "dirty bomb" is detonated in downtown Baltimore, a scenario ripped right from the the summer's big-screen release The Sum of All Fears.
   The architects and witnesses to these "desktop" calamities are a group of university and hospital administrators and APL staff singularly focused on one overriding question, the one that has echoed in the ear of James Zeller, a member of the university's Committee on Crisis Management and chair of the its Crisis Response Team for the past two and a half years: How would Hopkins respond to a major crisis? Full story...

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