'A Capital Celebration'
With the building-of-the-hour as the dramatic backdrop,
Johns Hopkins President William R. Brody and dozens of
deans, top administrators and trustees gathered on Sunday,
Oct. 13, to dedicate the Bernstein-Offit Building, the
university's newest physical presence in the nation's
Some 200 people attended the event, which
was held across the street on the front lawn of SAIS's
Nitze Building. Chairs faced 1717 Massachusetts Ave. to
provide those gathered with a view of the new academic
Homewood growth spurt
When the new Homewood master plan was completed in 2000, it
was expected to guide growth on the campus for decades to
That's still true. But some decades just
feel like they
go faster than others.
Far more quickly than anyone imagined
just two years
ago, Homewood has grown and changed.
The Mattin Center and O'Connor Center,
two long-planned student services buildings, have been
completed. So have two more recently conceived academic
buildings, Clark and Hodson halls. A new chemistry
building, NMR research facility and parking deck are coming
up out of the ground near the western entrance to campus.
And over the past three summers, the grounds have been
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