Patrick Slavin ’84 has accepted a senior staff position at Johns Hopkins University as the Communications Lead with the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Equity and the Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute. He has also been appointed to the Board of Directors at Lusaka (Zambia) International Community School, the largest private international school in Zambia. Note his phone number in Zambia is +260962364134.
Gayle Greene has a new book (her ninth), Immeasurable Outcomes: Teaching Shakespeare in the Age of the Algorithm (Johns Hopkins University Press), a defense of the liberal arts in the form of a memoir of teaching at Scripps College, including a chapter on being an undergrad at Cal. A high point of the chapter is […]
Cal grad student Carol Greider got started early making monumental discoveries in cell biology Several suitcases were open in Carol Greider’s Baltimore living room on a misty day in December 2009. The new recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was just back from Stockholm, where she had partied hard with her two young […]
Richmond Police Have a New Take on the Oldest Profession—But Is It Legal?
Increasingly, police are looking at the world’s oldest profession as anything but a profession. Rather, they claim, it’s simple human trafficking, the sexual enthrallment of women and girls by heinous pimps for exploitation by amoral customers. Consequently, prostitutes increasingly are considered victims, and the emphasis is on outreach more than punishment. Pimps and johns, on […]