The Johns Hopkins Gazette: May 19, 2003

May 19, 2003
VOL. 32, NO. 35

CUE issues final report on undergrad experience
Honorary degrees to recognize distinguished careers
Society of Scholars inducts new members
The 2003 Alumni Association Excellence in Teaching Awards
Undergrads visit Antarctica, thanks to generous alumna
Minority doctors' talents showcased with new visiting professorship
APL names its top three inventions
Engineering students' device eases child-seat installation
Job Opportunities
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Lessons learned outside the classroom
On Thursday, 5,205 seniors from Johns Hopkins University will cross a stage on Homewood Field to receive their diplomas, joining thousands of seniors across the country in celebrating the end of their undergraduate years and the beginning of a new chapter in their lives.
   Along with degrees in everything from biomedical engineering to philosophy, many newly minted Johns Hopkins graduates will leave the university with more than just the lessons learned inside their classrooms. For them, a combination of classwork and real world experience gained through volunteer programs has prepared them for the world that awaits them.

   Senior Babak Nazer says his experiences outside the classroom have broadened his horizons and helped him choose a career path. Full story...

Ceremonies put cap on 127th year
A scholarly journey ends for the more than 5,200 students who will receive degrees and certificates from the various academic divisions of Johns Hopkins this week. As the university's 127th academic year draws to a close, a new tradition is set to begin as, literally, the sky will be the limit for many graduates. The hope is that it's a sunny one.
   Forsaking the big tent used in past years, the 2003 universitywide commencement -- as well as the Homewood undergraduate, Whiting School graduate and SPSBE diploma ceremonies -- will be held on the open-air Homewood Field, located at the northern end of the Homewood campus. Full story...

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