The Johns Hopkins Gazette: November 27, 2000
Nov 27-
Dec 4

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition



Wed., Nov. 29, and Thurs., Nov. 30, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. JHU/American Red Cross Blood Drive. To schedule an appointment, call 410-516-0138 or log on to Sponsored by Faculty, Staff and Retiree Programs. Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW



Tues., Nov. 28, 4:15 p.m. "Evidence for RNA Catalyzed Protein Synthesis by a General Acid-Base Mechanism," a Chemistry colloquium with Scott Strobel, Yale University; 233 Remsen. HW

Thurs., Nov. 30, 3 p.m. "International Context of the Experiment in Social Medicine in South Africa in the 1940s and Early 1950s, Associated Most Notably with the Work of Sydney and Emily Kark in Natal," a History of Science, Medicine and Technology colloquium with Shula Marks, University of London; Seminar Room, 3rd floor, Welch Medical Library. JHMI

Fri., Dec. 1, 2 p.m. "Improving Surface Transportation Security," a colloquium with William Harris, Critical Information Assessment Office, Washington, D.C. Simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall on the Homewood campus. Kossiakoff Center. APL



Mon., Nov. 27, 5 p.m. Dean's Lecture I--"The Latent Reservoir for HIV-1: A Barrier to Virus Eradication with Antiretroviral Therapy" by Robert Siliciano; Hurd Hall. JHMI

Tues., Nov. 28, 6 p.m. "Challenges to the E.U.," a European Studies lecture by Gunther Burghardt, ambassador to the delegation of the European Commission to the U.S.; Rome Auditorium, 1619 Massachusetts Ave., N.W. SAIS

Wed., Nov. 29, 12:30 p.m. "Trafficking of Women and Children: Preliminary Findings from the Protection Project," a Social Change and Development brown bag lecture by Laura Lederer, Foreign Policy Institute; 535 Rome Bldg., 1619 Massachusetts Ave., N.W. SAIS

Thurs., Nov. 30, 4 p.m. The Second Annual Alan J. Goldman Lecture--"The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Modeling and Solving Network Design Problems" by Thomas Magnanti, MIT; 110 Maryland. HW

Mon., Dec. 4, 7 p.m. "The Art of Observing," by Edward Mc-Carthy. Part of the Prehealth: AED series, "What the Future Holds," sponsored by Preprofessional Programs. Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW



Tues., Nov. 28, noon. Midday Concert by the Pressenda String Quartet and Musical Expressions. Sponsored by Cultural Affairs. Hurd Hall. JHMI

Tues., Nov. 28, 8 p.m. Sylvia Adalman Artist Recital Series--performance by Peabody faculty member Linda Harwell, bassoon. Tickets are $16, $8 for senior citizens and $5 for students with I.D. 410-659-8124. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody



Mon., Nov. 27, noon. "Rethinking the Organization of Children's Services," an Institute for Policy Studies lunchtime seminar with Holly Grason; 526 Wyman Park Bldg. HW

Mon., Nov. 27, 12:05 p.m. "Cyclic Nucleotide Signaling in Gonadal Cells: New Functions for an Old Second Messenger," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Marco Conti, Stanford University Medical Center; W1020 SPH. JHMI

Mon., Nov. 27, 12:15 p.m. "Neuroendocrine Basis of Seasonal Changes in Brain and Behavior in Songbirds," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Gregory Ball; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Nov. 27, 4 p.m. "An Earth Science Perspective on the Cultural Context of Sustainability," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with George Fisher; 305 Olin. HW

Tues., Nov. 28, noon. "Retirement Planning" a JHU Women's Network seminar with Dena Shapiro Frenkel, American Express. 410-516-4466. Sherwood Room, Levering. HW

Tues., Nov. 28, 4:30 p.m. "What Makes Information Accessible during or after Narrative Comprehension," a Center for Language and Speech Processing seminar with Thomas Trabasso, University of Chicago; 100 Shaffer. HW

Wed., Nov. 29, noon. "Immigration and Transnationalism: Political Participation and the Boundaries of Citizenship," a Sociology seminar with Jose Itzigsohn, Brown University; 526 Mergenthaler. HW

Thurs., Nov. 30, 11 a.m. "Degradation Behavior of Hydrogels and Their Application in Cartilage Tissue Engineering," a Chemical Engineering seminar with Kristi Anseth, University of Colorado, Boulder; 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., Nov. 30, 11 a.m. "Morphometric- and Structurally Based Modeling of Lung Mechanics: Integrative and Functional Challenges," a Biomedical Engineering seminar with Kenneth Lutchen, Boston University; 709 Traylor. JHMI

Thurs., Nov. 30, noon. "Endocytic Trafficking: A View Through the Fly Eye," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Helmut Kramer, UT Southwestern; 110 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., Nov. 30, 4 p.m. "John Locke: The Problem with Atheists," a Political and Moral Thought seminar with Jeremy Waldron, Columbia Law School. Sponsored by History. 315 Gilman. HW

Thurs., Nov. 30, 4 p.m. "The Indirect Approach: Toward a Theory of How to (and How Not to) Help People Help Themselves," an Institute for Global Studies in Culture, Power and History general seminar with David Ellerman, World Bank; 404 Macaulay. HW

Thurs., Nov. 30, 4 p.m. "The Economics of Tax Reduction and the Death Tax," a Social Policy seminar with William Gale, Brookings Institution. Co-sponsored by the Institute for Policy Studies, and the departments of Economics and Health Policy and Management. 526 Wyman Park Bldg. HW

Thurs., Nov. 30, 4 p.m. "High Angle of Attack Control Law Development and Testing for the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet," an Electrical and Computer Engineering seminar with Cmdr. Robert Niewoehner, U.S. Naval Academy; 117 Barton. HW

Thurs., Nov. 30, 4 p.m. "Wiring the Brain: Molecular Mechanisms of Axon Guidance in Vertebrates," a Biology seminar with Marc Tessier-Levine, UCSF; 100 Mudd. HW

Mon., Dec. 4, 4 p.m. "A Radical View of Air Pollution," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Bill Brune, Pennsylvania State University; 305 Olin. HW



Wed., Nov. 29, daylong. Grand Opening of the Applied Biosystems Mass Spectrometry Facility, featuring seminars highlighting applications of mass spectrometry to research. 1:30 p.m. Keynote lecture by Al Burlingame, UCSF. Lunch, wine and cheese reception. 410-614-6968 or Mountcastle Lecture Hall. JHMI

Wed., Nov. 29, 7 p.m. "Selecting the Right College: The First Step to Success," a lecture by Thomas LaVeist (author of The DayStar Guide to Colleges for African American Students and What You Need to Know to Choose the Right College). Sponsored by the Black Faculty and Staff Association of Johns Hopkins University. 410-955-3540. Multipurpose Room, AMR Residence Hall. HW

Thurs., Nov. 30, 8 p.m. MSE Symposium 2000--"Unfinished Business: Addressing Race, Class and Gender at the Turn of the Millennium." Tonight's topic: "The Growing Gap: American 'Prosperity' Under the Microscope," with John J. Sweeney, president, AFL-CIO; Bunting-Meyerhoff Interfaith Center. HW

Sat., Dec. 2, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Sun., Dec. 3, 1 to 4 p.m. The Arthur Friedheim Library Annual Book Sale--books, musical scores and sound recordings available at bargain prices. Peabody

Mon., Dec. 4, 1 to 5:30 p.m. "New Research Insights along the Path to Sustainability," a Center for a Livable Future event, featuring the 1999-2000 recipients of the CLF Faculty and Student Research Fund. Projects are in three research areas: diet and health, factors affecting food consumption, and human activity and the environment; W1030 SPH. JHMI



Fri., Dec. 1, and Sat., Dec. 2, 8 p.m.; Sun., Dec. 3, 2:15 p.m. (final performance) Theatre Hopkins' production of Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire. $12 on Friday, $15 on Saturday and Sunday; Merrick Barn. HW