Diversity Leadership Council seeking membership
The Johns Hopkins
Diversity Leadership Council, established by President
William R. Brody in May 1997, is in the process of
identifying new faculty, staff and students to serve on the
council. The council serves as advisory to the president
and senior leadership on diversity issues in both the
university and health system.
The DLC meets once a month. Membership, which is for
one or two years with a time commitment of four to six
hours per month, requires a commitment to inclusion, and
the ability to communicate across and about differences.
Nominations, including a short biography and brief
description of the candidate's reasons for wishing to serve
on the council, should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or
DLC Nominations, 130 Garland Hall, Homewood campus.
Self-nominations are encouraged from all levels of the
university. The deadline for receiving nominations is
Friday, May 20.
Statewide Maryland MESA Day set for Friday at
Anyone searching for evidence of vision and promise
among Maryland's young people need look no further than the
Maryland Mathematics, Engineering and Science Achievement
Program's statewide event, where more than 400 elementary,
middle and high school students showcase their knowledge,
imagination and skills to creatively approach challenging
This Statewide MESA Day event, which brings together
regional winners, will take place this year from 9 a.m. to
1:30 p.m. on Friday, April 22, at APL.
Maryland MESA students begin working with teachers in
the fall to research and prepare for MESA Day activities,
most of which require the students to provide a functioning
model, a written report and an oral presentation of their
design. This year's participants are demonstrating their
technical abilities in activities such as mousetrap-powered
vehicles that are evaluated on speed, distance, power and
accuracy; windmills, gliders, theme park rides and egg drop
containers that are evaluated on their strength and
architectural design; and banners and communication events
that are evaluated on their effectiveness and
Maryland MESA was established by APL in 1976 to
support and develop the interests, skills and abilities of
K-12 students in science, technology, engineering and math.
The program now serves more than 100 schools and 2,000
students throughout the state. Through partnerships with
APL, Morgan State University, the University of Maryland at
College Park, public school systems and local businesses,
Maryland MESA works to increase the number of engineers,
scientists and mathematicians while serving as a driving
force in encouraging and assisting minorities and females
in achieving academic and professional success in these
Sweet! CSC launches April 20 chocolate festival to raise
The Center for
Social Concern this week will launch what it plans to
be an annual event — a chocolate festival to help
volunteer groups raise money in order to better serve the
Dubbed 'The Chocolate Factory,' the event will take
place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, April 20, in the
Glass Pavilion on the Homewood campus.
The entrance fee of $5 allows access to five samples
plus chocolate-themed activities like a chocolate art
contest and a chopstick M&M contest. Chocolates will be
available for sale from vendors all over Maryland.
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