Johns Hopkins Gazette | August 21, 2006
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University August 21, 2006 | Vol. 35 No. 42

Weekly Calendar

Blood Drive | Exhibition | Seminars | Workshops


Blood Drive

Thurs., Aug. 24, 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. JHU/American Red Cross Blood Drive. For more information, contact Jo-Ann Hans, 410-735-7221 or Fitness Center, Mt. Washington Conference Center.

Mon., Aug. 28 to Wed., Aug. 30, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. JHU/American Red Cross Blood Drive. For more information, contact Sharon Jones, 410-550-0289 or Conference Room, Francis Scott Key Pavilion. Bayview



Fri., Sept. 1. The exhibition Yet Another One! H.L. Mencken goes on display and continues through Jan. 7. (Opening events Sept. 9 and 10; see Sept. 5 Gazette.) Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday. Exhibition Gallery, George Peabody Library. Peabody



Mon., Aug. 21, 12:15 p.m. "Project Clue Derived/Clinical Epidemiological Studies of Rheumatoid Arthritis," an Epidemiology seminar with Alfonse Masi, University of Illinois; W4030 SPH. EB

Mon., Aug. 21, 1 p.m. "A Qualitative Study of the Implementation of Outcomes Management Systems in Child and Adolescent Out-of-Home Placement Settings," a Health Policy and Management thesis defense seminar with Vaishali Patel; 688 Hampton House. EB

Thurs., Aug. 24, noon. "Rodent Breeding: Getting Effective Results and Maintaining Control," an Animal Care and Use Committee seminar with Rebecca Bradley and Keyata Thompson, SoM; 403 Ross. EB

Thurs., Aug. 24, 4 p.m. "Optimal Strategies for a Class of Sequential Control Problems with Precedence Relations," an Applied Mathematics and Statistics seminar with Inchi Hu, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; 304 Whitehead. HW

Mon., Aug. 28, noon. "Improved Genomic Typing for Specimen Identification and Species Estimation," an Environmental Health Engineering seminar with Peter Kesners, C.Y. O'Connor Village Foundation, Perth, Australia; E6519 SPH. EB

Tues., Aug. 29, noon. "Applying for IRB Approval Through the EIRB," a Center for Collaborative Intervention Research seminar with Marie Nolan, SoN. Co-sponsored by SoN. 9 Anne M. Pinkard Bldg. EB

Thurs., Aug. 31, 10 a.m. "Psychosocial Influences on HIV Risk Reduction Behaviors: An Examination of Perceived Norms Among Injection Drug Users in Baltimore, Md.," a Health, Behavior and Society thesis defense seminar with Melissa Davey; 744 Hampton House. EB



Wed. Aug. 23, 9 a.m. "Early Career Investor," a WorkLife Programs seminar with Bill Leeb and Pete Dixon, Financial Council Inc., for individuals with 20 or more years from retirement. Location to be given upon registration. To register, go to HW

WebCT Training, sponsored by the Center for Education Resources and JHU Sheridan Libraries. Register at

Wed., Aug. 30, 1 to 4 p.m. "Getting Started With WebCT"; Hamburger Room, MSE Library (Q Level). HW

Thurs., Aug. 31, 1 to 4 p.m. "Assessing Student Knowledge and Managing Students and Grades"; Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW

Tues., Sept. 5, 1 to 4 p.m. "Online Communication and Presenting Content to Students"; Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW

Blood Drive | Exhibition | Seminars | Workshops


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