The Johns Hopkins Gazette: May 27, 2003

May 27, 2003
VOL. 32, NO. 36

Hopkins-Nanjing Center fall semester shifted to U.S. location
Class of 2003 honors Mark Blyth for his devotion to undergrads
SON's Caroline Pennington Award for teaching goes to Aschenbrenner
Bayview building renamed for Burton
Homewood and Peabody staff honored for service
Johns Hopkins brain researcher receives $500,000 grant
Monthlong SummerStage begins Friday at the Mattin Center
Job Opportunities
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A new tradition begins
There's nothing like an outdoor party, especially one that officially kicks off the rest of your life. The unseasonably crisp (mid-50s) conditions did little to cool the spirits of the thousands of graduates, family and friends who gathered on Homewood Field on Thursday, May 22, for Johns Hopkins' 127th commencement.
   Temperatures, in fact, were of little concern for an assembly of people hoping to stay dry, as both weather forecasts and overcast conditions strongly suggested rain. But positive thinking prevailed over Mother Nature, as not a drop fell. Full story...

Three students, Writing Sems lecturer receive Fulbrights
Just before last week's commencement, three Johns Hopkins students and a lecturer learned that they had received grants from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program for the 2003-2004 academic year. The recipients of a Fulbright, one of the most prestigious awards in academia, are Niall Keleher, Anthony Pirnot, Suman Sureshbabu and Manh Davar.
   The program awards approximately 1,000 grants annually and currently operates in over 140 countries worldwide. Successful U.S. applicants utilize their grants to undertake self-designed programs in disciplines ranging from social sciences, business, communication and performing arts to physical sciences, engineering and education. Full story...

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