The Johns Hopkins Gazette: November 11, 2002

November 11, 2002
VOL. 32, NO. 11

BSPH launches center for environmental public health tracking
Evergreen celebrates artist Joseph Sheppard
Hopkins Hillel breaks ground
Less expensive HIV progression test as effective as current tests
United Way lottery winners announced
Noted scholar to give inaugural lecture of Jewish Studies Program
Evergreen Carriage House Holiday Sale set for this weekend
School of Nursing establishes Center for Health Disparities Research
Job Opportunities
Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition

Girl power, Hopkins style
When the December/January issue of CosmoGIRL! catches your eye in the supermarket check-out line, flip past the article promising "685 ways to be totally irresistible" and skip to page 135. There, in the edition scheduled to hit newsstands tomorrow, you'll find a full-page photo of three Johns Hopkins seniors who are among 10 CosmoGIRL! of the Year Award winners.
   CosmoGIRL!, Cosmopolitan magazine's less provocative little sister, publishes the annual feature to inspire its young adult readers to change the world. Like the other girls of the year--among them actress Katie Holmes and figure skater Michelle Kwan--Hopkins students Lily Daniali, Solmaz Pirzadeh and Tannaz Rasouli, all 21, were chosen as role models for "daring to dream big." Full story...

Whiting School event to honor Sachs and Wolman
The Whiting School has organized a "Celebration of Excellence" to honor Murray B. Sachs and M. Gordon "Reds" Wolman, two widely respected faculty members who recently were elected into the National Academy of Engineering.
   The symposium, which is free and open to the Homewood campus community, begins at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 15, in Shriver Auditorium.
   The event will feature two guest speakers. Michael Merzenich, a faculty member at the University of California, San Francisco, will discuss "The Auditory Neuroscience of Murray B. Sachs." John C. Schmidt, associate professor in the Department of Geography and Earth Resources at Utah State University, will speak on "Rivers and People: Sustaining the Relationship." Full story...

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