The Johns Hopkins Gazette: May 20, 2002

May 20, 2002
VOL. 31, NO. 35

University salutes outstanding teachers
Honorary degrees to recognize distinguished careers
Student Council Awards for Excellence in Teaching
Society of Scholars inducts new members
Job Opportunities
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The road to commencement
Whether fate or a moment of clarity intervenes, the path of life is seldom a straight one. For some of those ending an academic journey this week, the road both to Hopkins and to graduation has taken many turns. Here are the stories of four unique students--in Arts and Sciences, Medicine, Nursing and SAIS--and the unforeseen detours they have encountered along the way. Full story...

Ceremonies put cap on 126th year
A chapter closes and a new one begins for the more than 5,500 students who will receive degrees and certificates from the various divisions of The Johns Hopkins University this week. The university's 126th academic year is drawing to a close, and once again it is time to honor those ending their scholarly journey.
   In the second year of a new tradition, the universitywide commencement and Homewood undergraduate diploma ceremonies will be held under a tent on Garland Field, located at the southern end of the Homewood campus. Full story...

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