The Johns Hopkins Gazette: July 21, 2003
July 21-
August 4

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition

Training Programs in Financial and Information Technology -- The Financial and Information Technology Training Program is introducing new courses this summer in its IT program called Solution Series Labs.

Solution Series courseware and labs offer real-world business scenarios. "Create Brochures, Fliers and More Using Word" and "Showcase Your Data With Charts Using Excel" are half-day programs that enhance a student's knowledge of software applications while focusing on solutions to everyday business challenges.

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Rodent Handling Class -- The JHU Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee has scheduled a rodent-handling class at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, July 22, in 403 Ross. Pre registration is required; class size is limited. To register, e-mail

Opportunity for Artists -- Evergreen House is seeking artists' submissions for its biennial juried exhibition of outdoor sculpture, Sculpture at Evergreen. Ten artists will be invited to create large-scale outdoor works that respond to the natural and built environments of Evergreen House. Artists will receive up to $4,000 to cover the costs of creating and installing their work, but there are no additional funds for artist travel and/or lodging. At least two visits to the site are required.

To apply, submit up to 20 slides in a plastic slide sheet; a slide script giving the title, date, medium and dimensions for each work; a current resume; a brief statement about the artist's work and approach to outdoor sites; and a self addressed stamped and sized envelope (for return of materials). Only hard-copy applications will be considered; no e-mail submissions. Deadline for receipt of applications is Sept. 2. For information, call Jackie O'Regan at 410-516-0341 or email to

Overeaters Anonymous -- Individuals who are eating too much or starving themselves are invited to meetings of Overeaters Anonymous, at noon on Wednesdays. The meetings will be held in room 161 of the Offit Building, in the Mattin Center, on the Homewood campus. There are no dues or fees. For information, call 410-516-7154, 410-516-5554 or visit