Policy on Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
In compliance with the Family Educational Rights and
Privacy Act of 1974, the university each year informs
students of their rights under this act, as well as
relevant university policy. Among the issues addressed are
inspection and review of educational records, and the
disclosure of personally identifiable information.
The revised policy is now online at
NTSB spokesperson to discuss safety and security after
Ellen Engleman Conners, former chairwoman and current
board member of the National Transportation Safety Board,
will talk this week on "Safety and Security: Striking a
Balance in the Post 9/11 World." The event, which will
take place at 7 p.m. (reception at 6 p.m.) on Wednesday,
April 26, in the Bloomberg Auditorium on the Homewood
campus, is sponsored by the William M. and Katherine B.
Ginder Lecture Fund, which brings speakers to SPSBE twice
each year to discuss timely and stimulating economic
issues affecting the region and the nation.
The official spokesperson for the NTSB, Conners was
on site for investigations into the Baltimore water taxi
and Staten Island Ferry accidents. She is the recipient of
the U.S. Coast Guard Distinguished Public Service Award,
the highest non-life-saving medal awarded, and also
co-founder of Vitamin Angel Alliance, which provides
international medical relief for women and children.
To RSVP, e-mail
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Project Prevent health fair offers free medical tests to
The fifth annual Project Prevent health fair will
bring free medical testing and other health-related
services to the Love Center at the Agape Fellowship AME
Church, 4650 Reisterstown Rd. in Baltimore, from noon to 4
p.m. on Saturday, April 29.
Sponsored by Project Prevent, a Johns Hopkins
undergraduate student group, the fair is designed to
provide preventive medical services to Baltimore City's
uninsured population. Visitors will have access to
confidential tests for HIV and other sexually transmitted
diseases, prostate cancer screening and immunizations, all
administered by health care providers. Information about
breast cancer treatment programs, lead poisoning and
medical discount cards will be available as well.
This year's event brings together participants from
more than 30 organizations, including the JHU Counseling
Center, the Johns Hopkins Nurses Association and the Johns
Hopkins Breast Center, the Baltimore City Health
Department, Mercy Medical Center, Maryland Pediatric
Immunology, Sheppard Pratt Health System, the Crohn's and
Colitis Foundation of America, the American Red Cross and
CHAMP, the Church Community Health Awareness and
Johns Hopkins student groups providing entertainment
are Masti, a co-ed Bollywood hip-hop fusion dance group;
Vivaz, a Caribbean cultural performance company; Capoiera,
a martial arts group; and the Johns Hopkins University
Dennis Ross wraps up 2006 Foreign Affairs
Dennis Ross, Middle East special envoy under
presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton from 1988 to
2000, will give the final lecture of this year's Foreign Affairs Symposium. He will
discuss "A Struggle for Peace: The Future of Israel and
the Palestinian People" at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 26,
in Levering's Glass Pavilion, Homewood campus.
Ross is currently counselor and Ziegler Distinguished
Fellow of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. A
foreign affairs analyst for the Fox News Channel, he is
also a frequent commentator in The Washington Post, The
Financial Times and U.S. News and World
Army parachuters set to drop in on Homecoming
This weekend's Homecoming lacrosse game against
Towson will get off to a flying start, thanks to the Johns Hopkins ROTC unit, which
organized the game's opening ceremony. The U.S. Army
parachute team, the Golden Knights, is scheduled to make a
12,500-foot drop onto Homewood Field to present the game
ball. The face-off begins at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April
SPSBE Real Estate Department honors developer James W.
In recognition of his professional and civic
accomplishments, James W. Todd has been honored as the
2006 recipient of The Johns Hopkins University's Real
Estate Leadership Award.
Todd, who is a retired member of the advisory board
of the university's Edward St. John Real Estate
Department, has had a distinguished career in planned
development, including residential, retail, office,
recreational and mixed-use communities.
"His commitment to serving his community is inspiring
as he is a role model for us and the students in our
program," said Michael Anikeeff, chair of the department,
which is part of SPSBE's Graduate Division of
Business and Management.
As president of the Peterson Companies, one of the
largest private development companies in the Washington,
D.C., region, Todd is responsible for more than 60
investment properties and development projects in the
Virginia and Maryland suburbs. Previously president of
Gulf Reston and Mobil Land Development Corp., he received
an Urban Land Institute Award of Excellence for the
development of Reston, Va.
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