Girl power, Hopkins
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.
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."
Whiting School event to honor Sachs
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."
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