The Johns Hopkins Gazette: May 13, 2002

May 13, 2002
VOL. 31, NO. 34

Chip Mason elected 14th head of university board of trustees
Sheridan Libraries Get Prestigious NSF Grants
University embarks on Charles Village project
Task force charts course for African, African-American studies
Celebrating Sidney: Kimmel Cancer Center is dedicated
Homewood and Peabody staff are recognized
Victor McKusick to receive National Medal of Science
Study: Acute measles suppresses HIV replication
Oldies Dance raises close to $1,000
Job Opportunities
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From Homewood to California
Asking friends and family for money can be as precarious as learning to ride a bike. But several Johns Hopkins University students gladly peddled for a chance to pedal across America this summer in support of a worthy cause.
   Eighteen Hopkins students will spend the next two months perched atop 36 skinny bicycle tires, traveling a 4,000-mile route between the Homewood campus and San Francisco. Known as the Hopkins 4K for Cancer, the June 2 to late-July journey aims to raise both money for cancer research and awareness for the disease's prevention. Full story...

Bloomberg honored at farewell gala
He may be called "Mayor Mike" now, but in the world of academia his name will forever be attached to Johns Hopkins.
   To recognize all that he has done for the university, more than 800 invited guests paid a formal tribute to Michael Bloomberg, the departing chairman of the board of trustees, at a gala dinner on May 4. The event also served to kick off The Johns Hopkins Campaign: Knowledge for the World, the university and health system's ambitious $2 billion fund-raising effort. Full story...

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