Expert on presidency to assess the Bush White
Fred I. Greenstein, professor emeritus of political
science at Princeton and author of the
JHU Press book
The George W. Bush Presidency: An Early Assessment,
will give a lecture based on his book at noon on Wednesday,
Oct. 15, in Homewood's Shriver Hall.
Greenstein will review the current Bush White House in
the context of its modern predecessors through an
examination of the president's political agenda and his
policies concerning the economy and foreign and national
security. He also will assess the president's relationship
with Congress and the public.
Greenstein, director of Princeton's Research Program
in Leadership Studies at the Woodrow Wilson School of
Public and International Affairs, is the author or editor
of eight books on the presidency.
This lecture is part of the Wednesday Noon Series
presented by the university's Office
of Special Events and is co-sponsored by the JHU Press.
Greenstein's book will be available for sale and signing.
For more information, call 410-516-7157.
SAIS co-hosts event for bio of Sen. Mansfield by
SAIS and the
Asia Society will co-host an event to celebrate the release
of Sen. Mansfield: The Extraordinary Life of a Great
American Statesman and Diplomat by Donald Oberdorfer,
SAIS journalist-in-residence, at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct.
The event will feature a talk by Oberdorfer, a
longtime Washington Post reporter, about the book,
which was published last week by Smithsonian Institution
Mark Shields, syndicated columnist and political
commentator, and John Glenn, former U.S. senator and
astronaut, both friends of Mike Mansfield, will provide
This biography of the former Senate majority leader
and U.S. ambassador to Japan is based on 32 interviews
conducted by Oberdorfer in the last three years of
Mansfield's life. Mansfield had previously refused to write
his memoirs and shunned the entreaties of would-be
biographers, making this the only official account of his
Professional clothing for men, women to be
Gently used men's and women's professional clothing
will be collected this week in several university
locations. Women's will be donated to the Women's Housing
Coalition and men's to Christopher Place Employment
Academy. Both agencies are affiliated with
United Way of
Central Maryland and help formerly homeless people find
permanent employment and housing. Clothing should be clean
and in good condition.
To participate, place men's and women's clothing in
separate, marked bags and drop them off at one of the
following locations by Thursday, Oct. 16: Homewood: D. Lynn
O'Neil, Student Employment Services, 72 Garland; Wyman
Park: Maria Mace, Development and Alumni Relations, S-600
Wyman; Eastern: Carolyn Palmer, Center for Training and
Education, Suite C130, or Hank Potter, Information
Technology Services, Suite B001; Medicine: Barbara Swift,
Student and House Staff Services, 8 Reed Hall; Public
Health: Joy Mays, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology,
E2038 BSPH; Candler Building: Vanesia Moodie, Center for
Communication Programs, Suite 310.
The Office of Faculty, Staff and Retiree Programs
organizes business clothing drives quarterly. More
information can be found at
BFSA Bowl-A-Thon to benefit underrepresented CTY
Black Faculty & Staff Association will hold its first
Fall Bowl-A-Thon from 2 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 19, at
the Timonium Fairlanes. Transportation will be provided
from the Homewood campus. Proceeds will help provide
scholarship opportunities for underrepresented students
enrolled in programs at the Center for
The deadline for those wanting to form a team or bowl
individually has been extended to noon on Tuesday, Oct. 14;
families, friends and children are welcome to participate.
Others at JHU are encouraged to make a contribution,
volunteer time or donate a service or product for door
To register or to obtain sponsor sheets, contact Carla
Henry Hopkins at 410-516-2224 or
Helen B. Taussig sculpture to be dedicated at
In continuing efforts to promote a diverse campus
environment, the Homewood Student Affairs Diversity
Committee will hold a sculpture dedication ceremony at 4:30
p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 15, in the Shriver Hall lobby.
The new addition to the Homewood campus recognizes
Johns Hopkins physician Helen B. Taussig, a pioneer in the
treatment of congenital heart disease who helped develop
the surgical procedure commonly known as the "blue baby"
operation. Taussig obtained her medical degree from Hopkins
in 1927 and served on the faculty until 1963.
Safeway to support Kimmel Center breast cancer
Safeway last week kicked off its annual breast cancer
awareness campaign at stores in the Baltimore area. During
October, customers can add a donation of $1 or more to
their order at checkout. Proceeds will benefit the Breast
Cancer Research Program at the
Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. Last year, $100,000 of
the $2.2 million Safeway raised across the country went to
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