Give me a J-H-U
A weekend's worth of spirited fun is on tap for first-ever
Human bowling, a brain-teasing scavenger hunt, a Crazy
Cart Race and heaping portions of school spirit will be on
tap for the university's inaugural Fall Festival, a
three-day, all-free celebratory event on the Homewood
campus to which the entire Johns Hopkins community is
Stressed out? Who you gonna call?
Frazzled faculty, staff and students on the Homewood
campus, take heart. There's a new tension-fighter in
town. Stressbusters, a group of 140 undergraduates trained
in the basics of massage, will be offering its first free,
five-minute back rubs Friday during Fall Festival.
Retooling engineering curriculum
Johns Hopkins researchers have received nearly $1
million from the National Science Foundation to produce and
begin testing a revised course of study for undergraduate
engineering students with a goal of attracting more women
and minorities to the field — and retaining them once
they begin their studies.