The Johns Hopkins Gazette: January 6, 2003

January 6, 2003
VOL. 32, NO. 16

JHU-born technology to get boost
United Way Campaign closes in on goal
Early decision applications up by nearly 200
Remembering Mr. Hopkins
Volcanoes on Jupiter's moon Io spew salt into atmosphere
Researchers associate mercury with risk of heart attack
New from JHU Press
Job Opportunities
Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition

Danny Glover to lead MLK Jr. tribute
A world-class duo of entertainer/activists will help Johns Hopkins celebrate the birthday of Nobel Peace Prize winner Martin Luther King Jr. when its annual remembrance event takes place from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 10.
   Begun in 1982, the Johns Hopkins Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration endeavors to honor King's legacy of nonviolent activism and community service. In keeping with tradition, it again will take place in Turner Auditorium on the East Baltimore campus and be broadcast to several other university and health system locations. Full story...

Professor's annual archaeological dig resumes in Egypt--and online
Since 1994, Betsy Bryan, the Alexander Badawy Professor of Egyptian Art and Archaeology and chair of Near Eastern Studies in the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, has led a two-and-a-half-month excavation in Egypt, assisted during January by a team of undergraduate and graduate students.
   Throughout this month, armchair archaeologists can witness the dig in the Precinct of the Goddess Mut at Luxor from the comfort of their computers as a Johns Hopkins team chronicles the excavation with daily progress reports and photographs posted on the team's Web site, Hopkins in Egypt Today. Full story...

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