Peabody launches podcasts with interviews, event
Peabody has launched a monthly podcast to highlight
its major public events. Each edition will
include details about upcoming events and interviews with
The January podcast features two interviews: Jeffrey
Sharkey, pianist and director of the
Peabody Institute, talks about this week's faculty chamber
concert (see "Calendar," in this issue, for
details), and cellist Amit Peled about his Jan. 29
performance of the complete Beethoven cello
To listen, or to subscribe to the podcasts, go to
Gilman Hall pedestrian tunnel to close on
The pedestrian tunnel under Gilman Hall on the
Homewood campus will be closed on Saturday,
Jan. 26, and will remain closed for the duration of the
Gilman Hall renovation project, which is
scheduled to be completed by June 2010. Any questions can
be directed to Mike Loester, project
manager, at 410-516-4457 or email@example.com.
A Jan. 7 obituary for Ruben Adler, director of the
Retinal Degeneration Center, gave his
incorrect age. He was 67. In addition, his survivors
include a sister, not a brother.
JHU named to Peace Corps list, with 14 undergrad alums
Since 1961, when President John Kennedy established
the Peace Corps, 516 Johns Hopkins
alumni have joined the volunteer service. This year, Johns
Hopkins has entered the top-25 rankings on
the organization's annual list of Top Peace Corps
Volunteer Producing Colleges and Universities. With
14 undergraduate alumni currently serving, Johns Hopkins
is number 24 among small colleges and
universities. Four graduate alumni are also serving.
Pollster Andrew Kohut to speak at
Andrew Kohut, president of the Pew Research Center,
will speak at the School of Advanced
International Studies at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan.
Kohut's talk is titled "The Power of Public Opinion
and Foreign Policy."
The event will be held in the Nitze Building's Kenney
Auditorium. Non-SAIS affiliates should
firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-663-5636.
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