Get ready for Fall Festival
Everyone at JHU is invited to new event, set for an October
Freshman feet will still be wet. A chill could be in
the air. Still, no reason not to throw a big party. While
details will be forthcoming, the date is set for the
university's inaugural Fall Festival, a three-day
celebratory event to which the entire Johns Hopkins
community is invited.
A review of JHU benefits begins
The university sets off today on a comprehensive
review of its full benefits package, with the goal of
designing a more cost-effective program while maintaining
Johns Hopkins' competitive breadth of offerings.
Primate viruses transmitted through
People in Central Africa who hunt monkeys and great
apes are routinely being infected by retroviruses, the
class of viruses that includes HIV. An international team
of researchers from Cameroon and the United States has
documented, for the first time, the transmission of a
retrovirus from primates to people in natural settings.