'Science Watch' finds JHU among most-cited in five
Science Watch, the Thomson Scientific newsletter that
reports on trends and performance in basic research, has
just released its findings analyzing worldwide institutions
and their citations in 11 main fields of science.
The tallys, based on papers published and cited in
Thomson-indexed journals between 1999 and 2003, appear in
the May-June issue of the newsletter.
Johns Hopkins ranks among the world's most-cited
institutions in five fields: molecular biology/genetics,
biology and biochemistry, clinical medicine, neurosciences
and space science.
Broadway entry to JHH closes for restoration of
The Broadway entrance to the ospital, via the Billings
Building, will be closed for approximately 15 months. The
closest alternative route is through the underground
concourse from the Outpatient Center to the Broadway
Corridor. The Metro entrance is also available during
certain hours for concourse access.
This closure will enable the exterior restoration of
the campus's three oldest buildings: Marburg, Billings and
Wilmer, all of which are on the National Register of
Historic Places. The work will be the first comprehensive
rehabilitation of the buildings' exteriors since their
construction in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Maps for alternate routes can be found at
Homewood House offers a taste of rum, historical and
In the 2004 installment of "An Evening of Traditional
Beverages," an annual series,
Homewood House Museum will turn its focus to rum. From
6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, May 21, guests at the museum will
learn about rum from a historical point of view and as
Franklin Knight, a JHU
history professor who specializes in the Caribbean,
will give a brief presentation on the beverage, which was
an important commodity in the triangular trade between
Africa, England and North America. The event will be held
on the lawn at Homewood, where Knight will also lead a rum
tasting. A social hour will follow the tasting. A rain
location will be available, if necessary. Admission is $20
for Homewood members and $25 for the general public. For
reservations and more information, call 410-516-8639.
Women's LAX team takes first trip to NCAA Division I
women's lacrosse team's
historic season came to an unfortunate end on Thursday when
it lost 14-9 to fifth-ranked James Madison in the first
round of the 2004 NCAA Division I lacrosse championships.
Johns Hopkins, which was making its first-ever appearance
in the NCAA Division I Tournament, finishes the season at
The tournament appearance was the 10th all-time for
Hopkins, which competed in nine Division III tournaments.
The Blue Jays advanced to the semifinals in the 1988, 1993,
1994, 1995 and 1997 seasons. They advanced to the
quarterfinals during their last appearance in 1998.
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