The Johns Hopkins Gazette: October 11, 1999
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Tues., Oct. 12, 4:15 p.m. "Molecular Models of Corrosion Inhibition Surface Chemistry," a Chemistry colloquium with Steven Bernasek, Princeton University; 233 Remsen. HW

Wed., Oct. 13, 5:30 p.m. The Noguchi Lectures--"We All Worshipped Him: Osler, Medical Students and Women at Johns Hopkins," with Michael Bliss, University of Toronto. Sponsored by History of Science, Medicine and Technology. Mountcastle Auditorium, WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., Oct. 14, 5:30 p.m. The Noguchi Lectures--"What's a Doctor? How William Osler Practiced Medicine," with Michael Bliss, University of Toronto. Sponsored by History of Science, Medicine and Technology. Mountcastle Auditorium, WBSB. JHMI

Fri., Oct. 15, 2 p.m. "Physics from Fisher Information," an APL colloquium with Roy Frieden, University of Arizona. The colloquium is simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall on the Homewood campus. Kossiakoff Center. APL



Tues., Oct. 12, 6 to 9 p.m. Alumni Literary Forum (book for discussion TBA). 202-663-7766. Sponsored by Strategic Studies. 812 Rome. SAIS

Wed., Oct. 13, noon. Black Faculty and Staff Association general assembly meeting; Great Hall, Levering. HW



Wed., Oct. 13, and Sat., Oct. 16, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Weekend Wonderflix presents Yojimbo. 410-516-8666. Shriver Hall.



Thurs., Oct. 14, 4 to 6 p.m. "Healthcare for All: Possibility or Pipedream?" Preventive Medicine Grand Rounds with speakers Peter Beilenson and Kevin Piper, and panelists state Sen. Paul Pinsky, Rose Englund, Ernie Crowfoot and Wayne Spiggle; W1020 SPH. JHMI



The James S. Schouler Lecture Series--"A Hunger for Beauty: Lorenzo de Medici, Amateur and Patron of Art" by F.W. Kent, Monash University. Sponsored by History; 315 Gilman. HW
    Mon., Oct. 11, 4 p.m. "A Quite Complete Understanding: The Political Boss as Aesthete."
    Tues., Oct. 12, 4 p.m. "Avoiding Suspicion of Lordly Aspirations: The Well-Laid Plans of a Cautious Patron (1468-84)."
    Thurs., Oct. 14, 4 p.m. "Making the City Larger and More Beautiful: Lordly Interventions in the Florentine Building Boom (1485-92)."

Wed., Oct. 13, 3 p.m. "The Vulnerable Atherosclerotic Plaque: Identification and Potential Treatment of the Future," a Cardiology lecture by James Willerson, University of Texas Medical School; Auditorium, WBSB. JHMI



Wed., Oct. 13, noon. "Celebrating Hispanic Heritage: Mexico's Best-Loved Music," a performance by Los Mariachis de los Compadres. Part of the Wednesday Noon Series sponsored by Special Events. Shriver Hall. HW

Wed., Oct. 13, 7:30 p.m. Peabody Wind Ensemble concert with guest artist Karl Schultz, euphonium. Tickets are $16, $8 for senior citizens and $5 for students with I.D. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Fri., Oct. 15, 7 p.m. Pacifica String Quartet performing works by Schubert, Stravinsky, Beethoven and Mendelssohn. $10. A reception will follow the concert. Evergreen Carriage House, 4545 North Charles Street.

Sat., Oct. 16, 7:30 p.m. Peabody Camerata performs music by Young, Messiaen and Rochberg. Part of the "Summing Up the Century" series. 410-659-8124. Griswold Hall. Peabody

Sun., Oct. 17, 5:30 p.m. Shriver Hall Concert Series--Piatigorsky Memorial Concert with cellist Lynn Harrell performing works by Schumann, Debussy, Beethoven and Chopin. Tickets are $27, $14 for students. 410-516-7164. Shriver Hall. HW



Sat., Oct. 16, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. School of Nursing fall open house for students interested in undergraduate, master's, post-master's, doctoral and certificate nursing programs; representatives from faculty, Admissions, Financial Aid and students will be available. 410-955-7548. Anne M. Pinkard Bldg. JHMI



Mon., Oct. 11, 12:15 p.m. "Evolution and Development: A View through the Cavefish Eye," a Carnegie Institution of Washington seminar with William Jeffery, University of Maryland, College Park; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Oct. 11, 4 p.m. "Hydrologic Controls on Sediment-Hosted Ore Formation in Rift Basins of Australia," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Grant Garven; Olin Hall Auditorium. HW

Tues., Oct. 12, noon. "Old Friends in New Places: An Endosomal Na+/H+ Exchanger and a Go Ca2+-ATPase in Yeast," a Medicine/GI seminar with Rajini Rao; 903 Ross. JHMI

Tues., Oct. 12, 3 p.m. "Optimization and Design for Urban Systems," a Geography and Environmental Engineering seminar with Britton Harris, University of Pennsylvania; 234 Ames. HW

Tues., Oct. 12, 4 p.m. "A Mitochondria-mediated Apoptotic Pathway," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Xiao-dong Wang, University of Texas, Southwestern; 303 WBSB. JHMI

Wed., Oct. 13, 12:15 p.m. "Regulation of Cytoskeletal Structure and Function by Signal Transduction Proteins," a Carnegie Institution of Washington seminar with George Bloom, University of Texas Southwest Medical Center; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Wed., Oct. 13, 12:15 p.m. "HIV-AIDS Stigma in Developing Countries," an International Health/Health and Child Survival Fellows Program seminar with Barbara O. de Zalduondo, U.S. Agency for International Development; 2008 SPH. JHMI

Wed., Oct. 13, 4 p.m. "The Structural Basis of Life and Death in the BCL-2 Family: Solution Structure of the Pro-Apoptotic Death Domain BIO," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with James McDonnell, Rockefeller University; 303 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., Oct. 14, 12:30 p.m. "Havana: Two Faces of the Antillean Metropolis," an Institute for Policy Studies seminar with Coyula Marro, Havana University/director of city planning, Cuba; Conference Room, 5th floor, Wyman Bldg. HW

Thurs., Oct. 14, 12:30 p.m. "A Rights-Based Approach to Increasing Women's Political Participation: Lessons Learned," a Social Change and Development seminar with Trish Ahern, Centre for Development and Population Activities; 535 Rome. SAIS

Thurs., Oct. 14, 1 p.m. "Role of Dopamine in Addiction: Is That All There Is?" a Neuroscience research seminar with Roy Wise, Addiction Research Center; 811 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., Oct. 14, 2 p.m. "Cell Biology of Huntington's Disease," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Christopher Ross; 110 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., Oct. 14, 3 p.m. "Computational Materials Science at Multi-Length Scales for Dissipative Inelastic Materials," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Mark Horstemeyer, Sandia Labs; 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., Oct. 14, 4 p.m. "Internalism and Different Kinds of Reasons," a Philosophy seminar with Joshua Gert; 348 Gilman. HW

Thurs., Oct. 14, 4 p.m. "A Truncated Newton Algorithm for Large-Scale Box-Constrained Optimization," a Mathematical Sciences seminar with Francisco Facchinei, University of Rome, La Sapienza; 304 Whitehead. HW

Mon., Oct. 18, 12:15 p.m. "Making Policy to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Its Complications: An Epidemiologic Perspective," a Center for Epidemiology and Policy seminar with Frederick Brancati; W3030 SPH. JHMI

Mon., Oct. 18, 4 p.m. "Is Baltimore a Third World City?" an Institute for Policy Studies seminar with Marc Levine, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee/Center for Economic Development; Sherwood Room, Levering. HW



Tues., Oct. 12, 7 p.m. 1999 MSE Symposium--"Media Censorship vs. the First Amendment," a debate with Nadine Strossen, ACLU, and Jack Thompson; Shriver Hall. HW

Thurs., Oct. 14, 2 to 5 p.m. First annual "Women in Science" undergraduate summer research poster session for students interested in peer research. Sponsored by the JHU Society for Women in Science; Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW



Wed., Oct. 13
7 p.m. Women's Soccer, vs. Gettysburg.
7 p.m. Volleyball, vs. Washington College (Md.).

Sat., Oct. 16
11 a.m. Volleyball, vs. Ursinus.
1 p.m. Volleyball, vs. Haverford.
7 p.m. Men's Soccer, vs. Western Maryland.



Fri., Oct. 15, and Sat., Oct. 16, 8 p.m.; and Sun., Oct. 16, 2:15 p.m. George Bernard Shaw's You Never Can Tell, a Theatre Hopkins production. Tickets are $10, Fridays and Sundays, $12 on Saturday. 410-516-7159, weekdays 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. Merrick Barn. HW

Molly Moores and Harry B. Turner star in George Bernard Shaw's 'You Never Can Tell,' opening Fri., Oct. 15, and continuing through November. The production begins Theatre Hopkins' 1999-2000 season. See Theater.


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Mon., Oct. 11, noon. The Marc Steiner Show. Baltimore City's youth ambassadors discuss the mayor's race, followed at 1 p.m. by a discussion with author George Weigel about his new biography of Pope John Paul II, Witness to Hope.

Wed., Oct. 13, noon. The Marc Steiner Show. The King's Singers, in town for a benefit concert for the Baltimore Choral Arts Society, followed at 1 p.m. by Sister Jeannine Gramick, who recently decided to temporarily stop her pastoral ministry to gays and lesbians.

Fri., Oct. 15, 1 p.m. A review of the new TV season, with David Zurawik of WJHU's Media Matters.