Glendening takes a whirlwind
A vital supporter of many Hopkins construction projects and
the institutions' agendas during his two terms, Gov. Parris
Glendening visited the JHMI and Homewood campuses on Oct. 17
to view some of the newest buildings and research facilities
made possible in part through state funds.
"A lot of times when you're in Annapolis,
you are investing in concepts, but you really don't know how
they are implemented. So he wanted to come see firsthand how
things are actually moving forward," said Jim Kaufman,
director of government relations at Johns Hopkins Medicine.
"And we wanted to give the governor a true sense of what
areas he has had an impact on, from the surgical suites in
the Weinberg Building to the symphony hall in Peabody."
Sleuthing prof debunks slave
The Denmark Vesey affair has been commonly accepted as the
largest slave rebellion plot in American history--one that
resulted in the hanging of Vesey, a free black, and 34
slaves in Charleston, S.C., in the summer of 1822, perhaps
the largest civilian execution in U.S. history.
Ostensibly planned by Vesey, a carpenter,
the conspiracy allegedly called on the slaves and free
blacks of Charleston and its surrounding countryside to rise
up, seize local munitions stores and slaughter the white
population before leaving on ships bound for Haiti.
Ribbon cutting marks opening of Clark
Students, faculty, staff members and friends of the
university gathered Oct. 12 on Garland Field to dedicate the
Homewood campus's newest building, Clark Hall. The
three-story red brick structure will greatly expand
biomedical engineering teaching and research opportunities
at Homewood, in addition to those offered at Johns Hopkins
A highlight of the event occurred when
students strung a huge ribbon across the front of the
building. The ribbon was cut with giant shears to mark the
official opening of Clark Hall.
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