Homewood: On the grow
More bricks and mortar, please. The Homewood campus
construction boom continues this summer and fall with
groundbreakings slated for two new major capital
A chemistry research building and a
facility known as the San Martin Center will become the
fifth and sixth additions to Homewood since January 2001,
joining the Mattin Center, student recreation center, Clark
Hall and Hodson Hall.
Groundbreaking for the three-story,
two-wing chemistry building is scheduled for May.
Next dean of SAIS is
Jessica Einhorn says her job as the dean of SAIS will be to
make things possible.
"I view the dean as an enabler," said
Einhorn, the former World Bank managing director appointed
to head the Nitze School of Advanced International Studies
starting June 1. "The role of the dean is to help the
faculty fulfill its potential in both research and teaching
and to enable the students to receive the education that
best prepares them for the careers of their choice."
Einhorn's appointment was approved by the
university's board of trustees last week and announced by
President William R. Brody on March 17.
Bioethics Institute to Create Genetics,
The Phoebe R. Berman Bioethics Institute at The Johns
Hopkins University has received a three-year $9.9 million
grant from the Pew Charitable Trusts to establish the
Genetics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C. The
center's first initiative will focus on ethical and public
policy issues related to genetics and human
"The development and use of reproductive
genetics, like other critical issues facing our society,
deserve a robust debate informed by scientific facts and
ethical considerations," said Rebecca Rimel, president and
chief executive officer of the Pew Charitable Trusts. "The
Pew Charitable Trusts are committed to encouraging such
conversations on this and other vital issues, and we welcome
our partnership with The Johns Hopkins University in this
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