Johns Hopkins Gazette | November 1, 2004
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University November 1, 2004 | Vol. 34 No. 10



Town Meeting for Animal Research

The Office of the Provost and the Animal Care and Use Committee will host a town meeting for animal research from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 4, in the Tilghman Room, Turner Building, on the East Baltimore campus.

Key institutional officials will provide updates on the current state and future directions of the university's animal care program. Attendees will be invited to provide feedback.


Red Cross Blood Drive

This year's final blood drive on the Homewood campus will be held in the Glass Pavilion, Levering Hall, on Wednesday, Nov. 17, and Thursday, Nov. 18. Walk-ins are welcome, but donors are urged to register online in order to save time and increase productivity.

Gift certificates from area restaurants and business will be raffled off to those who donate at the November drive. For more information, call John Black at 410-516-6060 or go to

Click on the link to Homewood to register online or go directly to

Three student service organizations — Circle K, the Red Cross Corps and the Alpha Phi Omega Service Fraternity — will assist with the drive.


General Counsel in East Baltimore

The Office of the Vice President and General Counsel opens today a satellite office on the East Baltimore campus. The address is 615 N. Wolfe Street, Room W1512, Baltimore, MD 21205; phone is 410-502-2843; fax, 410-502-2840. The addition of this office will not affect attorneys' assignments; clients should continue to work with their regular lawyers.


School of Nursing Open House

For the first time, the School of Nursing will participate in an open house at the Montgomery County Campus, 9601 Medical Center Dr. in Rockville, Md. The event is scheduled from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 10. Representatives will be available to discuss nursing programs that currently are offered in Baltimore.

The school seeks to gauge the interest of Montgomery County and D.C. suburb residents in enrolling in these programs either in Baltimore or closer to home. Programs of interest include academic (baccalaureate, master's and doctoral), certificate (Business of Nursing) and continuing education programs. For more information, contact the School of Nursing at 410-955-7548 or the Montgomery County Campus at 301-294-7000. For directions to the Montgomery County Campus, go to


Holiday Drive

The Harriet Lane Primary Care Clinic's holiday drive is seeking donations of food, clothing, toys and games to help Harriet Lane families in need of assistance at the holiday season. Contact social worker Carrie Vick at 410-955-2679 or


Overeaters Anonymous

Meetings for Overeaters Anonymous take place at noon on Wednesdays in 161 Mattin Center, Homewood campus. The meetings are open to all who may have overeating or undereating problems and its effects. There are no dues or fees. For more information, call 410-516-7154, 410-516-5554, or go to


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