The Johns Hopkins Gazette: February 25, 2002

February 25, 2002
VOL. 31, NO. 23

European Alumni Conference to convene
New Horizons team plots faster path to Pluto
First 'religious awareness days' to explore faith traditions
Johns Hopkins University Press receives four prestigious AAP awards
Monument Street satellite lot offers more than parking
Raymond DePaulo, expert in mood disorders, is director of Psychiatry
FUSE's full-time observations could resume this week
Dennis Lennox, chief of Arthritis Surgery at Good Samaritan, dies at 56
Single cell type may control internal clock and pupil of eye
Lean mice adjust to appetite suppressant quickly, fat mice don't
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CTY to guide British program
Boiled down to a simple form, the vision of the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth is that no country can afford to let academically gifted children fall through the cracks. Across the "pond," that message is being heard loud and clear.
   CTY, which already has helped develop programs in Ireland and Spain, will now serve as the model for Great Britain's new National Academy for Gifted and Talented Youth, a British government-sponsored program to provide services and advanced courses for the top 5 percent of English elementary and secondary students. CTY will assist the University of Warwick in the academy's formation and talent search. Full story...

Tuitions are set for next year
Tuition for Homewood undergraduates will climb just over 4.5 percent this fall, the second-smallest increase in percentage terms in 28 years.
   The $1,180 increase, to $27,390, was approved at the February meeting of the board of trustees. In dollars, it is the smallest increase in four years.
   The 4.5 percent increase next year for Homewood's nearly4,000 full-time undergraduates--which also applies to Homewood's full-time graduate students--is down significantly from this year's 5.1 percent and 5.4 percent the year before. In each of those years, the increase included $330 to cover operating costs of the Mattin Center, hich opened last year, and the student recreation center, new this year. This year's was the final tuition increase pegged specifically to the opening of the two new centers. Full story...

Speakers to look at 'Capitalism in Contemporary World'
U.S. Sen. Russell Feingold, a Democrat from Wisconsin and a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, comes to Homewood next Monday, March 4, as the first speaker in the Johns Hopkins 2002 Symposium on Foreign Affairs.
   The student-organized symposium enters its fifth year featuring nine speakers at seven events during March and April and focuses on the theme "Paragon or Paradox? Capitalism in the Contemporary World." Full story...

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