The Johns Hopkins Gazette: April 16, 2001
Apr 16-23

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition

Attention Juniors and Sophomores -- The Honors Program in Humanistic Studies is looking for humanities majors interested in pursuing an individual interdisciplinary project starting fall 2001.

The program offers well-qualified undergraduates with high GPAs an opportunity to do independent research in their junior and/or senior years. Students who complete the program and whose final essays are accepted by the Honors Board will be awarded honors at graduation. Students who enroll in the program in their junior year may also apply to the department s concurrent B.A./M.A. program at the beginning of their senior year.

The Honors Program will hold an informational meeting on Friday, April 27, at 4 p.m. in 111 Gilman on the Homewood campus. Application forms and more information are available at the Humanities Center office, 113 Gilman, or write to Oleg Gelikman c/o the center; or e-mail

Community Cleanup -- Volunteers are needed for the sixth annual East Baltimore Community Cleanup, scheduled for Sat., April 21, 8:30 a.m. to noon. The JHHS Community Services Department is teaming with HEBCAC, JHU's Physicians for Social Responsibility and other community organizations to clean 10 square blocks adjacent to JHMI's East Baltimore campus. Volunteers will receive gloves and all the necessary tools for the job, as well as a free T-shirt and lunch. To register and for more information, call Ellen Brown, 410-614-2430.

Occupational Health Services Classes -- The Department of Occupational Health Services, in conjunction with Benefits Administration, is offering the following classes and programs for JHU faculty and staff.

Yoga will be offered on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings beginning April 30; the cost is $25-$45 for the eight-week session. Muscle conditioning and toning will be offered on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 12:15 to 1 p.m., beginning April 30. The cost is $20-$40 for the eight-week session. Seated massage, given by a certified massage therapist, is offered on both Homewood and East Baltimore campuses for a reasonable fee. For more information or to register, call 410-516-0450.

Organ Transplant Donor Awareness Week -- In celebration of National Organ Transplant Donor Awareness Week, the JH Comprehensive Transplant Center will have information tables set up in the Broadway corridor of the hospital April 16-18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Organ donor cards will be available for signing, and former transplant patients will visit and share their stories.