Business Dean Gupta elected to board of accrediting
Yash Gupta, inaugural dean of the
Carey Business School,
has been elected to the board of
directors of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools
Gupta's three-year term on the governing body of the
association, also known as AACSB
International, will begin July 1.
Founded in 1916, the association is composed of more
than 1,100 educational institutions,
businesses and other organizations in 70 countries that are
dedicated to the advancement of business
education worldwide. It is the longest-serving and largest
global accrediting body for business schools
offering undergraduate, master's and doctoral degrees in
business and accounting. The association also
is the business education community's professional
development organization, conducting a wide array
of conference and seminar programs around the world.
Gupta, who assumed the deanship of the Carey Business
School on Jan. 1, has served as dean of
the University of Southern California's Marshall School of
Business, dean of the University of
Washington Business School and head of the College of
Business and Administration at the University
of Colorado at Denver.
Nominations due March 14 for Christopher B. Elser
Nominations are now open for the Christopher B. Elser
Prizes, established by family and friends
of the Elser family as a memorial to the life of
Christopher B. Elser, a member of the JHU Class of
The prizes are presented to a junior or senior who
demonstrates an active commitment to
community service, a record of participation and leadership
in campus life and activities, a passion for
athletics and academic achievement.
Nominations, which must be received by Friday, March
14, may be submitted by faculty, staff
and students. Self-nominations are permitted. Nomination
forms can be downloaded at
or can be picked up in the Office of the Dean of Student
Life, 102 Levering Hall.
The Christopher B. Elser Prizes consist of up to two
monetary awards and will be presented
each spring semester at the JHU Student Leadership Awards
HSO's concert for kids offers 'Fireworks &
Symphony Orchestra's 16th annual Free Concert for
Children and Families,
Fireworks & Swordplay, will feature music from
Tchaikovsky's violin concerto and Prokofiev's ballet
Romeo and Juliet. Music director Jed Gaylin will conduct
the one-hour program, with Canadian solo
violinist Kai Gleusteen. After the concert, the whole
audience will be invited onstage to meet the
musicians and see their instruments up close.
Part of the orchestra's 25th anniversary celebration,
the concert will take place at 1 p.m. on
Saturday, March 8, in Homewood's Shriver Hall. No tickets
or reservations are needed.
The concert is supported by grants from Mayor Sheila
Dixon and the Baltimore Office of
Promotion and the Arts, and from the Maryland State Arts
A grown-ups' version of the concert will be given in
Shriver Hall on Sunday, March 9, at 3 p.m.,
with a 2 p.m. talk by Gaylin and James Kinstle, artistic
director of the Baltimore Shakespeare Festival.
Gleusteen will play the entire Tchaikovsky violin concerto,
and the orchestra will play the combined
Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet suites.
Gleusteen, who hails from Canada, is concertmaster of
the Orchestra del Gran Teatre del Liceu
in Barcelona, Spain, and creator of his own chamber
orchestra, the Kaimerata. A favorite with Hopkins
Symphony audiences, he is making his second appearance in
JHU Evergreen Society receives grant, announces name
The Evergreen Society, part of the
Krieger School of
Arts and Sciences' Advanced Academic
Programs' Center for Liberal Arts, will now be called
the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Johns
Hopkins University in recognition of a grant it has
received from the Osher Foundation.
The grant will be used for program enhancements,
including the hiring of additional faculty and
lecturers, and money for scholarships and marketing.
The Osher Foundation, which seeks to improve quality
of life through support for higher
education and the arts, currently supports 119 Osher
Lifelong Learning Institutes on university and
college campuses in 48 states and the District of
The Johns Hopkins program offers noncredit courses for
retired and semiretired individuals in
a wide range of topics including art, history, philosophy
and literature. Courses are offered at the
Montgomery County Campus, the Columbia Center and, in
Baltimore, at the Grace United Methodist
SAIS hosts screening, talk with director of
SAIS will host a screening today, March 3, of They
Come in the Name of Helping: A Call for
Respect and Humility, a documentary that looks at
international philanthropy and development
projects from the perspectives of young adults living in
Africa. Following the screening, there will be a
discussion with Peter Brock, the film's director.
The event begins at 6 p.m. in Room 500 of the
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