Human Resources Open Office Hours
Open office hours of the vice president for human resources will be suspended until
Fall Softball League Forming
JHU staff, faculty, students and alumni are wanted to form
teams for a new Baltimore City softball league. Games will
be played on Druid Hill Park fields from September to
November. For more information, contact Greg Rienzi at email@example.com.
Johns Hopkins International Society is looking for fluent
Spanish and Korean interpreters for several ad hoc contract
positions. Interpreters will provide services to both
domestic and international patients. Knowledge of medical
terminology is a plus. Interested individuals should e-mail
a resume or curriculum vitae to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join the JHMI Choral Society
The JHMI Choral Society is a non-auditioned choir based at
the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions. Membership is
comprised of JHMI students, former students, faculty and
staff, as well as members of the community.
The society meets Wednesday evenings, 5:15 to 6:30
p.m. in the East Wing Auditorium at the Bloomberg School of
Public Health. The first meeting will take place Sept.
For more information, call 410-955-3363 or e-mail
15 Minutes to Keep Your Legs for Life
The JHH Cardiovascular Diagnostic Lab is teaming with JHHS
Office of Community Health to offer free screenings for
peripheral vascular disease at the annual "Legs for Life"
event, scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 9, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30
p.m. in room 2140 of the Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center.
No appointment is necessary.
The painless, non-invasive test, which takes just 15
minutes, can detect PVD, a narrowing in the arteries of the
legs that can lead to foot ulceration, infections, pain and
possible amputation if left untreated. For more
information, call 410-614-2227.
Host Family Program
Designed to welcome incoming students to the Baltimore
community, this program pairs a host family with a student
and provides opportunities for them to develop meaningful
friendships. Participation is voluntary. The level of
participation is up to the host and the student.
The program, which depends on alumni, faculty, staff
and friends of Johns Hopkins, is managed by the
of Alumni Relations and the Baltimore Alumni Chapter's
Host Family Committee.
To join the program, call the Office of Alumni
Relations at 410-516-0363, or visit the alumni Web site at
Volunteer Tutors Wanted
The Greater Homewood Literacy Program offers opportunities
to tutor adults in reading and writing in a convenient
location. Materials and training are provided, and hours
are flexible to suit all schedules. For details, call
Johns Hopkins Ballroom Dance Club
The Johns Hopkins Ballroom Dance Club will offer a weekly
salsa and merengue dance class (beginner to intermediate
level) with a professional instructor on Monday from 6 to
7:30 p.m. for six weeks beginning Sept. 8 in Levering Hall
on the Homewood campus. The entire session costs $40 per
person or $80 per couple. To sign up, e-mail
Bioinformatics and Genomics Course
A mini-course on bioinformatics and genomics is being
offered to all incoming graduate students in the School of
Medicine; the lectures are open to the entire Johns Hopkins
The course is recommended for students new to these
subjects who would like to familiarize themselves with
basic concepts. Graduate students must register with the
School of Medicine registrar. Postdocs, staff and faculty
do not need to register. There are no exams or grades
The course takes place from 3 to 4 p.m., on Sept. 2,
3, 4 and 5, in Mountcastle Auditorium, Preclinical Teaching
Building. The course is followed by a computer lab from
4:10 to 5:30 p.m. The lab is limited to 100, with first
priority given to incoming graduate students in the School
Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Request
The Johns Hopkins
Complementary and Alternative Medicine is offering
pilot funds for developmental and feasibility studies in
the clinical and basic sciences. The funds are to be used
to investigate the use of complementary and alternative
medical therapies for primary or adjuvant use in cancer or
Awards of $20,000 to $50,000 will be given per project
per year, depending on the scope of the proposed projects.
The deadline for proposals is Sept. 15. Interested
investigators are invited to submit a proposal as a Word
attachment via e-mail to
email@example.com. For information, call
Certificate in Nonprofit Studies
The Institute for Policy Studies is
accepting applications for its fall classes in the
Nonprofit Studies Program. This part-time program is
designed to develop the knowledge and practical skills
needed by nonprofit staff and volunteers to run a
successful organization. The certificate can be applied to
a Hopkins MBA.
Classes begin in September. For more information, call
410-516-5389 or e-mail
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