Exhibit explores the influence of the Black Power
The lasting influence of the Black Power movement and
how it shapes and affects lives today will be showcased in
Legacy: Understanding Black Power 40 Years Later, an
exhibition including photographs, books and memorabilia
from the Black Power era. Presented by the
and Staff Association as part of the celebration of
Black History Month on the Homewood campus, the exhibit
opens Friday, Feb. 11, on the Eisenhower Library's main
level and will run through June 15.
The exhibit may be viewed Monday-Thursday, 8
a.m.-midnight; Friday and Saturday, 8 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sunday,
10 a.m.-midnight. For more about the exhibit, go to
WSE kicks off second semester with free multicultural
To highlight the growing global trajectory of
Whiting School is kicking off the spring semester with
a multicultural lunch for all WSE students, faculty and
staff on Friday, Feb. 11.
Tickets are required but are free through Tuesday,
Feb. 8. Tickets for undergrads are available in 114 NEB;
for all others, in their respective departments. Tickets
will be $5 Feb. 9 and 10 and $10 at the door.
The theme of the luncheon, noon to 2 p.m. in
Homewood's Glass Pavilion, is "Engineering Excellence
through Diversity." Along with the international food,
there will be music and exhibits from various cultures, and
attendees are encouraged to wear national costumes.
For more information, contact Beth Buckheit at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-516-6274.
Tickets available for April 16 Hopkins Night at Camden
When the Baltimore Orioles play the New York Yankees
at Camden Yards at 4:35 p.m. on Saturday, April 16, there
will be a Johns Hopkins cheering section in the upper tier
over home plate.
Office of Faculty, Staff and Retiree Programs has a
limited supply of tickets available for purchase by
faculty, staff, retirees, students and alumni; all tickets
To purchase tickets, send a check payable to
JHU-Orioles for the full amount for the desired number of
seats by U.S. mail (not campus mail) to JHU-Orioles, 4545
N. Charles St., 3rd floor, Baltimore, MD 21210. Include
your name, your JHU affiliation and daytime phone number
and/or e-mail address. The tickets will be mailed to the
address on the check unless you specify otherwise. Orders
will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. No
tickets will be reserved without payment. For more details,
contact Matt Smith at
email@example.com or 410-516-0345.
Fifth annual HeadsUP engineering fair draws record
High school and early college students got an
insider's look from local companies and educators at how
integral engineering and bioscience are to society at JHU's
fifth annual HeadsUP
What is Engineering? Fair. The event, held at the
Montgomery County Campus, attracted about 600 people, a
record number of students and exhibitors.
At the Lockheed Martin booth, students were encouraged
to view air traffic management systems data.
Representatives from Shapiro & Duncan, a Rockville-based
contractor, challenged students to interact with mechanical
engineering systems, while visitors to the Washington
Suburban Sanitary Commission's exhibit witnessed the latest
in municipal water purification systems.
"Predictions are that, unless the current trend
changes, there will be a shortage of American engineers,"
said Richard Scott, director of HeadsUP. "By working in
conjunction with programs such as HeadsUP, our metropolitan
area is taking a proactive approach to ensuring that we
positively impact our future workforce's academic and
Students attending the fair had the opportunity to
sign up for the HeadsUP seven-week summer engineering
courses and apply for summer internships with some of the
Three new online classes set for engineering
Engineering and Applied Science Programs for
Professionals, the Whiting School has added three new
online courses to its lineup for spring.
The newest online course in the Environmental
Engineering, Science and Management Program is Economic
Foundations for Public Decision Making. In the Computer
Science Program, the new offering is Voice Over IP. Also, a
course called Web Site Development has been added to the
Information Systems and Technology Program.
According to EPP Associate Dean Allan Bjerkaas, these
newest online courses are part of the school's ongoing
commitment to make continuing higher education more
convenient and accessible to working professionals.
For a complete list of EPP's spring 2005 online
courses, go to
CCP-produced film takes Silver World Medal at
The Zambian documentary Tikambe (Let's Talk About
It) received a Silver World Medal at the New York
Festivals' 48th annual international Film & Video Awards
for its portrayal of a Zambian woman struggling to live
positively with HIV and AIDS. One of the film's three
producers was the Center
for Communications Programs based at the School of
The New York Festivals' international Film & Video
Awards is the world's largest competition for nonbroadcast
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