The Johns Hopkins Gazette: October 8, 2001

October 8, 2001
VOL. 31, NO. 6

Time capsule burial marks end of 125th
Clark Hall to be formally dedicated
Thompson names D.A. Henderson HHS panel chair
Evergreen Collectors' Series: Rare books and related contemporary art
Ketogenic diet reduces seizures in many children
Stars and stripes over Alumni House
Job Opportunities
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Travel Travails
The reservations had been booked, the itinerary set. Joanne Katz, a professor in the Bloomberg School of Public Health, was to leave for Nepal on Sept. 28 with two of her colleagues to initiate a nutrition-focused research project. However, about 10 days before the departure date, Katz began having second thoughts.
   During the first week after the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, Katz says, thoughts of Nepal and research became secondary. In addition to the initial shock felt by many Americans, Katz also had to contend with the near loss of her younger brother, who evacuated in time from a building adjacent to the World Trade Center. When the reality of her impending trip became unavoidable, Katz wondered if getting on a plane and traveling to southern Asia was the right thing for her to do. In the end, she decided it wasn't. Full story...

United Way Kickoff 2001
An uplifting story of personal courage, ragtime melodies and a Million-Dollar Dean were all part of the kick-off event for the university's 2001 Campaign for the United Way of Central Maryland, held Sept. 28 at Homewood. Full story...

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