Student videographers wanted; no equipment
School of Engineering is hosting its first video
competition, with the winners
receiving some reward — and perhaps some renown. More
than $1,200 in cash prizes will be awarded,
and the best videos will be used to promote Hopkins
Engineering online via JHU Web sites and
YouTube. Video equipment can be borrowed from the Digital Media
Students — and teams of students — are
invited to create 2- to 3-minute videos about engineering
at Johns Hopkins, and the competition is open to all
full-time undergraduate and graduate students in
the schools of Engineering and Arts and Sciences.
While students may choose any genre they wish (music
video, documentary, mystery, animation,
etc.), topics must be selected from one of the four
It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time
The deadline for submissions is noon on Monday, Feb.
25. For more information about the
competition, go to
A Day in the Life
A New Discovery
How It Works
Public Health hosts program on forced child
Maria Hinojosa, host of PBS NOW, the weekly
newsmagazine, will be on hand this week for a
partial screening of Child Brides: Stolen Lives, a
documentary about forced child marriages in India,
Niger and Guatemala that was produced by the show.
The screening will be followed by a panel discussion
with leading experts on child marriage. The
event is sponsored by the International Center for Research
on Women and the Bloomberg School's
Department of Population, Family Planning and Reproductive
Health and its
Center for Communication Programs.
Taking part will be Robert Blum (moderator), Michelle
Hindin and Jane Bertrand, all of the
Bloomberg School; Hinojosa; Wendy Baldwin, Population
Council; Gannon Gillespie and Julia Miller,
Tostan; and Kathleen Selvaggio and Dan Martin,
International Center for Research on Women.
The event will take place from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on
Tuesday, Jan. 29, in the Bloomberg School's
Sheldon Hall. Seating is limited; RSVP by today, Jan. 28,
to Lisa Basalla at
SAIS Canadian Studies program hosts
SAIS Canadian Studies Program and Franklin Pierce
University will this week co-host a
daylong conference that will explore the political
consequences of variations in regional economic
growth in linguistically and ethnically distinct
Panel sessions in "Managing Economic Variation in
Divided Society" will focus on Latin America
(9:30 a.m.); Belgium (11 a.m.); Italy, Spain, Turkey and
Ukraine (2 p.m.); and Canada (3:30 p.m.).
The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on
Friday, Feb. 1, in Room 812 of the Rome Building.
Non-SAIS affiliates should RSVP to
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