The Johns Hopkins Gazette: May 7, 2001
May 7-14

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition

Get in Shape for Summer -- The Recreational Sports Department is offering summer aerobics classes from May 14 through June 29. Classes will be held in the ROTC gym. Daily classes include a variety of step classes, cardio kickboxing, aerobic/line dance and yoga. Cost is $55 for staff, $30 for students. Obtain registration forms from the Athletic Center's office, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., or call 410-516-7490 for more information.

Summer Study at Hopkins -- University employees and their families can take courses in two summer terms, May 29 through June 29; and July 2 through Aug. 3. The Summer Session offers a pre-college program (second term only) and intensive English language classes for those whose first language is not English, in addition to over 100 undergraduate courses in the schools of Arts and Sciences and Engineering. Morning, afternoon and evening classes are available. Participants in the pre-college program may choose the residential or commuter option.

Employees who take summer courses receive 100 percent tuition remission. Children and spouses receive 50 percent tuition remission. For more information on tuition remission, contact the Office of Training and Education at 410-516-6810. To receive a Hopkins summer catalog, call 410-516-4548, e-mail or visit the Web site at

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.

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