The Johns Hopkins Gazette: June 5, 2000

June 5, 2000
VOL. 29, NO. 38

Emergency Medicine turns 25
Tony Dowgiewicz, director of internal auditing, resigns from university
Susceptibility air pollution linked to genetic factors
Digging in at Homewood
NEAR Shoemaker observations link Eros to primordial solar system
In Brief
Employment Opportunities
Classified Ads
Weekly Notices
Weekly Calendar
Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition

Commencement 2000
Sinister gray clouds hovered above the Homewood campus early on May 25 and threatened to drench the thousands gathered to participate in and witness the close of the university's 124th academic year.
   Luckily for all, these billowy bullies were just show.
   Beautiful, warm and dry weather prevailed for a pair of jubilant and lighthearted commencement ceremonies--the university-wide event held in the morning and the undergraduate diploma ceremony in the afternoon. Full story...

University to offer advanced training for Maryland's nonprofit workers
The nonprofit sector in Maryland is large and continues to grow, but workers in that sector have few choices when it comes to advanced training in their field. To help fill that void, the university is launching a two-year Certificate in Nonprofit Studies program.
   "With 11 percent of the region's employment, Baltimore's nonprofit sector is increasingly being recognized as a critical community resource," says Lester Salamon, a principal research scientist at the Institute for Policy Studies and director of its Center for Civil Society Studies. "Our new program will ensure that the sector continues to find cutting-edge leaders." Full story...

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