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09/23/2011 - 4:59pm

Johns Hopkins Young Alumni Weekend 2011 will take place this weekend, September 23-24.

Johns Hopkins Young Alumni as well as current seniors will enjoy a weekend of fun and festivities back in Baltimore.

9/23: Friday Night Kickoff Party in Federal Hill - 9:30pm @ Mother's Bar & Grille
For transportation, meet at the Athletic Circle outside the Rec Center at 9:15, 9:30 & 9:35 pm. Buses returning to Homewood from near Mother's will leave at 1:15, 1:30 & 1:45 am.

9/24: Young Alumni Tent Party at Bloomberg - 9:30pm @ Bloomberg Courtyard Tent
Pre-registration is now closed. All non registered alumni, current students, and guests can register at the door on Saturday night. The cover charge is $15.00 and includes 3 free drink tickets. Must be 21+ w/ID. NO ENTRY AFTER MIDNIGHT!

Young Alumni Weekend is run in conjunction with Fall Fest. For a full list of FF Events go to

Thank you to the 1200+ Young Alumni who have pre-registered for the weekend. Hope you all have a wonderful time!

07/07/2011 - 4:36pm

The MLL All-Star game will take place on Saturday, July 9 in Boston. Five former Johns Hopkins players, Paul Rabil, A&S '08, Jesse Schwartzmann, A&S '08, Stephen Peyser, A&S '08, Michael Evans, A&S '09, and Michael Kimmel, A&S '10, who combined to win eight national championships while earning 13 selections as All-Americans during their playing days at Homewood, highlight the selections.

03/01/2011 - 11:22am

Mark Dixon, A&S '94, a former Johns Hopkins lacrosse midfielder, covers the sport for the ESPN Family of Networks and WMAR-TV in Baltimore. His weekly lacrosse commentary, “Takeaways” will run every week throughout the season on

Heather Hay Murren, A&S '88
02/28/2011 - 1:59pm

Heather Hay Murren, A&S '88, was one of ten commissioners, who just finished serving on the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission that was charged with investigating the nation’s financial crisis. Their findings were released in January through an extensive report, which was also published as a book.

Mark Jude Poirier
02/25/2011 - 1:19pm

Mark Jude Poirier's, A&S '94(MA),screenplay, Goats, starring David Duchovny, Minnie Driver, and several other stars, is currently in production. The film, which is based on Poirier's 2001 novel of the same name, will hopefully make its debut at the Toronto or Sundance film festivals.

The Cordish Lacrosse Center
02/17/2011 - 12:51pm

Thanks to the vision and support of David Cordish, A&S '60, '69 (MLA), Joe Cowan, A&S '69, Dennis Townsend, A&S '66, David Townsend, A&S '93, Ralph O’Connor, A&S '52 and other alumni, the men’s and women’s lacrosse teams will occupy the new $10 million, 14,000-square foot Cordish Lacrosse Center in early 2012. Go Blue Jays!

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01/28/2011 - 3:18pm

Orin Levine, SPH ’94 (PhD), executive director of the International Vaccine Access Center (IVAC) at the Johns Hopkins Science and Technology Park in East Baltimore, continues to lead the charge of ensuring that, ”every child everywhere has access to the lifesaving vaccines they deserve." Levine is also being featured in the British documentary “Kill or Cure?”

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01/19/2011 - 12:03pm

Brian Ganz, Peab '93(AD), a leading pianist of his generation and Peabody faculty member, will embark on a series of concerts - the Chopin Project - to perform all of the 250 works of Frederic Chopin. The first concert will take place on Saturday, January 22, at the Strathmore Theater in Bethesda.

01/13/2011 - 12:30pm

Five Johns Hopkins researchers, including three alumni: Chia-Ling Chien, A&S '74 (PDF), Valeria Culotta, Med '87 (PhD), Se-Jin Lee, Med '89 (PhD) have been elected as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Marc M. Greenberg, a professor in the School of Arts & Sciences Department of Chemistry and Mark Mattson, a professor in the School of Medicine Department of Neuroscience, were also elected as AAAS fellows.