The Johns Hopkins Gazette: April 22, 2002

April 22, 2002
VOL. 31, NO. 31

Public housing can be positive for children
The weekend forecast: Spring Fair, with fun expected all day
Burger to head Commission on Undergrad Education
Job Opportunities
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First Wilson Fellows finish journey
With his 40-minute documentary New Strings in the can, first-time director Gregory Shih is breezy when he admits, "I went into filmmaking blindly--I didn't know anything about all the technical stuff." He didn't know much about the Woodrow Wilson Undergraduate Research Fellowship that would be paying for the film, either, because he was one of the inaugural applicants for the independent study opportunity that was introduced his freshman year. Learning about it in an e-mail, he applied on a whim. Full story...

Biotech park to rise in East Baltimore
In a vacant lot with the skyline of the JHMI campus providing the background, Mayor Martin O'Malley and various city, state and Johns Hopkins officials announced plans last week for the long-anticipated $200 million East Baltimore Development project, the cornerstone of which will be a 22-acre biotechnology research park.
   The massive project--bounded by Broadway, Madison and Collington streets and the railroad tracks--is designed to radically transform the community north of the medical campus by enhancing public safety, creating new community and recreation services and providing new housing and employment opportunities. Full story...

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