Pres. Brody, Speaker Pelosi talk about health care on TV
On Friday, Sept. 26, Maryland Public Television will
air another episode of Health Care '08:
Search for Solutions, a series of discussions on health
care between Johns Hopkins President William
R. Brody and political and civic leaders.
Brody's interview with Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the
U.S. House of Representatives, will air at 8
For more information about the series, and to view
previous segments online, go to:
NPR to broadcast from SAIS following presidential
SAIS will be the setting for a viewing party and
National Public Radio broadcast following the
presidential debate on foreign policy scheduled for Friday,
Michel Martin, the host of NPR's Tell Me More,
and Tom Gjelten, NPR's intelligence and national
security correspondent, will host the viewing and
discussion from 9 p.m. to midnight in the Nitze
Building's Kenney Auditorium.
The post-debate dialogue, beginning at 11 p.m., will
feature discussion with the SAIS audience
and callers from around the country and will be broadcast
to NPR member stations nationwide. The
event is not open to the public.
JHU Museums to offer free admission on Smithsonian
Saturday, Sept. 27, is Smithsonian Museum Day, and
Homewood Museum and Evergreen Museum
& Library will offer free general admission for two (one
per household) to the holder of Smithsonian
magazine's Museum Day Card. The card is available at
'Politico' editor to discuss Internet, political
Charles Mahtesian the national politics editor for
Politico, will lead a seminar at 4 p.m. on
Thursday, Sept. 25, titled "How the Internet Is Changing
Launched in January 2007 with the goal of covering
national politics with enterprise and style,
Politico is a Washington-based journalism organization with
Internet, newspaper, television and radio
outlets. Its Web site,
Politico.com, boasts 7 million unique visitors a month.
Forbes.com recently called
Politico "the hottest print/online publication of the
Mahtesian was formerly editor of The Almanac of
American Politics, a biennial publication often
known as the "bible of American politics." He also has been
a national correspondent for Governing
magazine and a reporter for Congressional Quarterly
and has appeared on numerous radio and
television programs, including National Public Radio's
All Things Considered and C-SPAN's Washington
The event, a Press and Public Policy Seminar sponsored
by the Institute for Policy Studies,
is scheduled for 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Shriver Board Room,
Notice to volunteers interested in rebuilding Waverly
Office of WorkLife and Engagement is coordinating a JHU
effort to help rebuild the
popular Waverly area playground destroyed by fire on Sept.
The 14,000-square-foot playground, owned by the Y of
Central Maryland, was built in 2005 by
thousands of community volunteers. It stood next to the
Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Family Center
at Stadium Place, across the street from Johns
Hopkins@Eastern. Police and fire officials are
investigating the fire as arson.
Area residents have vowed to rebuild the playground.
Those who want to volunteer for the
effort can contact WorkLife at 443-997-7000.
Women's Board's Best-Dressed Sale planned for Oct. 2 to
The JHH Women's Board annual Best-Dressed Sale kicks
off next week with a Pre-View
Shopping Event scheduled from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct.
2. Admission is $35 at the door but $30
if paid by this Thursday, Sept. 25. The opening event,
which will include informal modeling and light
refreshments, offers attendees the first chance to buy the
new and gently used women's, men's and
children's clothing at bargain prices.
The sale, to be held at the Carriage House at
Evergreen, continues from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on
Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
on Sunday, when most items will be reduced
to half price.
All proceeds benefit patient care at The Johns Hopkins
Hospital. For more information, call
410-955-9341 or e-mail
In a Sept. 15 story on the National Science Foundation
rankings of academic institutions, the
figures regarding fiscal 2007 earnings were reported
incompletely. The corrected paragraph is as
Research carried out at the university's Krieger
School of Arts and Sciences, Bloomberg School
of Public Health, School of Medicine, Whiting School of
Engineering, School of Nursing and Applied
Physics Laboratory is supported by funding from both
federal and other sources. In fiscal 2007, the
university earned $12.8 million from nearly 750 licenses
and patents related to research discoveries
and inventions made at Johns Hopkins, up from $12.5 million
in revenue in fiscal 2006.
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