The Johns Hopkins Gazette: March 16, 1998

Mar. 16, 1998
VOL. 27, NO. 26

What in the world has become of civility?
Public Health group shows human rights films
The hunt for first primeval galaxy may be over
For the Record: Initiative campaign nears goal
In Brief
For the Record: Cheers
For the Record: Milestones
Classified Ads
Employment Opportunities
WJHU This Week
Weekly Notices
Weekly Calendar
Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition

Engineering a new way to teach
It's another typical Friday morning in March: Richard "D.J." Waddell, a systems architect from the Applied Physics Laboratory, is trying to get a production review meeting to come to order and find out if any of the three assembled groups are on schedule. After reviewing their multicolored Gantt charts (named for their inventor, a JHU alumnus), which track progress in bar graphs over time, the group's reaction is unanimous: More time is needed.
   "Now," asks Michael Lamason, who runs the meeting with Waddell, "raise your hands. Who still needs to paint their puppets?" Full story...

Peabody's historic hall to honor Griswold
The Peabody Institute's historic North Hall will be renamed Leith Symington Griswold Hall. This is thanks to a $2 million gift from Wendy and Benjamin H. Griswold IV in honor of his mother, Leith Symington Griswold, who, from 1926 to 1936, studied piano at Peabody Preparatory and at the Conservatory.
   The $2 million gift will endow both Griswold Hall and piano scholarships. Full story...

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