Headlines at Hopkins: news releases from across
university Headlines
News by Topic: news releases organized by subject News by Topic
News by School: news releases organized by the 
university's 9 schools & divisions News by School
Events Open to the Public (campus-wide) Events Open
to the Public
Blue Jay Sports: Hopkins Athletic Center Blue Jay Sports
Search News Site Search the Site

Contacting the News Staff: directory of university 
press officers Contacting
News Staff
Receive News Via Email (listservs) Receive News
Via Email
Resources for Journalists Resources for Journalists

Virtually Live@Hopkins: audio and video news Virtually
Hopkins in the News: news clips about Hopkins Hopkins in
the News

Faculty Experts: searchable resource organized by 
topic Faculty Experts
Faculty and Administrator Photos Faculty and
Faculty with Homepages Faculty with Homepages

JHUNIVERSE Homepage JHUniverse Homepage
Headlines at Hopkins
News Release

Office of News and Information
Johns Hopkins University
3003 N. Charles Street, Suite 100
Baltimore, Maryland 21218-3843
Phone: (410) 516-7160 | Fax (410) 516-5251

September 25, 2001
CONTACT: Deborah Pankey-Mebane

Olesker's 'Journeys to the Heart of Baltimore'
Talk at Hopkins

Michael Olesker, popular WJZ-TV commentator and columnist for The Sun, will give a talk, 'Journeys to the Heart of Baltimore' at noon on Wednesday, Oct. 24, in Shriver Hall on The Johns Hopkins University's Homewood campus, 3400 N. Charles Street in Baltimore.

This talk is based on Olesker's Johns Hopkins University Press book, which will be available for sale and signing. His talk will take the audience on a journey to the rollicking, sentimental, good-natured, and chaotic Baltimore melting pot. Stories come from neighborhood street corners and front stoops, playgrounds and school rooms, churches and synagogues, and families gathered around late-night kitchen tables.

Michael Olesker has been a metro columnist for The Sun for more than two decades. Before that, he wrote for The News American. The author of three books, including Baltimore--If You Live Here, You're Home, also available from Johns Hopkins, Olesker has been a nightly feature on WJZ-TV's Eyewitness News since 1983.

This lecture is part of the Wednesday Noon Series presented by The Johns Hopkins University Office of Special Events, now in its 36th season of cultural programming on the Homewood campus. This event is cosponsored with The Johns Hopkins University Press and admission is free. For further information, call the Office of Special Events at 410- 516-7157.

Johns Hopkins University news releases can be found on the World Wide Web at http://www.jhu.edu/news_info/news/
   Information on automatic e-mail delivery of science and medical news releases is available at the same address.

Go to Headlines@HopkinsHome Page