The Johns Hopkins Gazette: July 22, 2002
July 22, 2002
VOL. 31, NO. 40


In Brief

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition

Restoration affects parking at Washington Street garage

Construction is scheduled to begin today, July 22, on restoration of the East Baltimore campus's Washington Street garage. Completion is expected to be in November.

To ensure permit holders card access to the garage during this time, daily pay parking will be available only after 10 a.m., and then only as space becomes available. All daily pay parkers will be directed to the Caroline or McElderry Street garages, located on Caroline Street between McElderry and Monument streets.

IPS and SPSBE to establish MBA with nonprofit focus

The Institute for Policy Studies and the Business Division of the School of Professional Studies in Business and Education are forging an agreement that will create a new Hopkins MBA concentration in nonprofit studies.

The agreement, which goes before the SPSBE Academic Council this fall for final approval, will allow students in IPS' Certificate in Nonprofit Studies program to have their course work count toward the Hopkins MBA.

"We're very excited about it," said Carol Wessner, program manager of the IPS Certificate in Nonprofit Studies. Already, she said, five graduates have applied to the MBA program. For more information, contact Wessner at 410-516-5389.

Johns Hopkins postcards make their online debut

Having a great time? Wish they were here? Send them a Johns Hopkins e-postcard. This new feature of the university's Web site allows you to select a picture of one of the campuses, from Baltimore to Bologna, add a personal message and then e-mail it to friends or relatives. To write, go to

JHH earns 'most wired' honor from health care magazine

The Johns Hopkins Hospital has been named one of health care's "most wired" institutions by Hospitals & Health Networks, a publication of the American Hospital Association. The achievement will be recognized this week at the fourth annual Health Forum and American Hospital Association Leadership Summit in San Diego.

This year, HHN's staff surveyed more than 300 hospitals and health systems across the country and selected 100 of them that are, in their opinion, the most advanced in their use of online technologies.

Stephanie Reel, chief information officer at Hopkins, cited as examples of Hopkins' innovative online technology the use of high speed network access and "virtual co-location" tools that allow researchers and physicians to collaborate with colleagues throughout the world, video conferencing, telemedicine and distance learning.

Evergreen House hosts event celebrating contemporary art

Two exhibitions, a lecture, a studio tour and a dance performance are all part of A Summer Evening to Celebrate Contemporary Art at Evergreen, to be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 25, at Evergreen House.

J. Susan Isaacs, associate professor of art history at Towson University and consulting curator for the Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, will discuss the work of Randy Bolton, Evergreen's first artist-in-residence (see story, this issue of The Gazette), at 5:30 p.m. Following the discussion, guests may view Books of Nonsense, which Bolton created during his summer 2001 residency.

On view as well will be the work of Maggie Thomas, Evergreen's 2002 artist-in-residence, which may be seen from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Maroger Studio.

Visitors also are invited to stroll the estate's grounds to see the 10 contemporary artworks that comprise Sculpture at Evergreen. At 7 p.m. there will be a performance in the upper garden by dancer Andrea Workman, with music by violinist Fred Wichert. This new piece was created and choreographed for Laura Amussen's sculpture Verve, which is part of the current show.

Admission to A Summer Evening is free. For more information, call 410-516-0341 or go to