SAIS to hold forum, lecture related to events of
On Thursday, Sept. 11, the second anniversary of the
terrorist attacks on the United States, the
School of Advanced
International Studies will host a forum and a lecture
related to those events.
The forum, "Reflections on 9/11: Assessing the
Preparedness of Private Business," will take place at 12:30
p.m. in the Kenney Auditorium of the Nitze Building. The
featured speaker will be Emily Walker, professional staff
and family liaison for the National Commission on Terrorist
Attacks on the United States, also known as the 9/11
At 5:30 p.m., Clark T. Randt Jr., United States
ambassador to the People's Republic of China, will give a
talk titled "United States-China Relations: Two Years After
9/11." The event also will be held in the Kenney Auditorium
of the Nitze Building. Non-SAIS affiliates should reserve a
place for this talk by e-mailing email@example.com or calling
SON's first Dean's Lecture to address nursing's
Martha N. Hill, dean of the
School of Nursing,
has announced that the school's first Dean's Lecture will
feature award-winning journalist Suzanne Gordon. Gordon
will present a talk titled "From Silence to Voice: Putting
Nursing Center Stage."
The author of five books and more than 250 articles,
Gordon writes about health care, nursing and women's
issues. Her latest book, From Silence to Voice: What
Nurses Know and Must Communicate to the Public,
provides guidance to nurses on how to get their message to
the media and the public.
Gordon's lecture will cover the public's need to know
about nursing, the public health implications of nursing's
invisibility, and how nurses can alter perceptions about
nursing. It is scheduled for 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 24,
at the school.
TEDCO and APL renew partnership for technology
The Maryland Technology Development Corp. and
APL hosted a
technology partnering showcase--Applications for New
Communications Technology: Innovation and Imagination--on
Sept. 4 at APL's Kossiakoff Center.
At a signing ceremony during the event, tech transfer
officials from APL and TEDCO renewed for an additional
three years their memorandum of understanding, which helps
to increase tech transfer initiatives with APL technology
The showcase, which was open to businesses and
entrepreneurs, featured 13 presentations from APL
researchers demonstrating communications
technologies--ranging from wireless to fiber optics to
quantum computing--that are ready for commercialization.
Additional presentations focused on the technology transfer
process, including state funding programs and procedures to
carry out technology transfer agreements.
Since the inception of a formal technology transfer
program in 1999, APL has started nine companies and has
signed license agreements with more than 70, nearly half of
which are in Maryland.
Student-led Johns Hopkins Marketing Club is
In an effort to enhance the experience of students and
alumni across disciplines who are interested in various
aspects of marketing, two master's degree candidates in
SPSBE have started an organization called the Johns Hopkins
Co-founders Rodrigo Coronel and Vladimir Diaz said the
group will offer seminars led by marketing experts and
structured visits with executives in major corporations and
successful companies. Their goal, they said, is to have an
exchange among students, faculty and alumni that will help
prepare marketing leaders for the world.
Information about the Marketing Club is available at:
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