Johns Hopkins Shares Some of Its Weird Science at State
Gov. Ehrlich, son Drew and Lt.
Gov. Steele joined Johns Hopkins' Sheila Higdon, Linda
Robertson, Brett Schreiber and Jim Kaufman, all of
Government, Community and Public Affairs, for a look at
Johns Hopkins' Weird Science.
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The government affairs staff of Johns Hopkins brought
some of the institutions' cutting-edge work on the road
recently for the annual Maryland Association of Counties
Conference, known as MACo. An estimated 3,000 people each
year attend this popular event, which is held in Ocean
In keeping with this year's theme, "Monster Mash,"
Johns Hopkins presented Weird Science, an exhibit
highlighting eight of its more unusual endeavors, among
them Aquaporins, the Facial Prosthetic Clinic, the
Telescope, the Howler Monkey Project, Forensic Nursing,
Robo-Rounds and Change Blindness, a project of the
Zanvyl Krieger Mind/Brain
Institute. Many divisions donated items to be raffled
off, such as books from
JHU Press; and
props to be displayed, including a skeleton courtesy of the
Anatomy Department and lab coats embroidered with
"Johns Hopkins-Weird Science Division" from Procurement.
Many legislators from across the state stopped by the
booth, including Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. (with son Drew
in tow) and Lt. Gov. Michael Steele, who donned Weird
Science lab coats and posed for a picture.
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