Posts Tagged 'Sherra Babcock'

Retired Johns Hopkins School of Nursing dean looks to debunk popular portrayal

Retired Johns Hopkins School of Nursing dean looks to debunk popular portrayal

Nurses are not “mindless bimbos” — at least not for Martha N. Hill, today’s morning lecture speaker. Hill, who serves as both the dean emerita and a professor for the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, will talk about common misperceptions about the profession with her lecture, “Have You Looked at Nursing Lately?” at 10:45 a.m. today in the Amphitheater.

Babcock talks Chautauqua’s ‘lasting educational impact’ at porch discussion

Babcock talks Chautauqua’s ‘lasting educational impact’ at porch discussion

When Chautauqua Institution was founded in 1874, it became enshrined in principles of education and self-improvement. Its founders were nine years out of the Civil War and immersed in the turbulence of Reconstruction, abolition and political unrest — but instead of using their leisure time to relax, the forefathers of Chautauqua decided to form a vacation community that nurtured intellectual stimulation.