Johns Hopkins Gazette | January 12, 2004
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University January 12, 2004 | Vol. 33 No. 17



HR Open Office Hours

Charlene Hayes, vice president for human resources, will have open office hours from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 13, in 617N Wyman Park Building, Homewood campus. 410-516-8113.


Nursing Hosts Special Students' Day

The School of Nursing will host a Special Students' Day from 8 to 10 a.m. and noon to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 21. The event is for anyone who has a baccalaureate degree in nursing and wants to sample master's courses — up to six credits — before formally applying to the degree program.

Participants will have the opportunity to register for courses and to learn about the school's many outstanding programs. 410-955-7548 or


Web Access Workshop

A conference on Web accessibility will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 22, in Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg Center for Physics and Astronomy, Homewood campus. The workshop is open to any university employee who is involved in the development of Web sites, contracts with others to develop them or who uses them to promote information to the public or in the classroom.

This workshop will address the issues of accessibility to communication systems, especially Web sites; explore the university's legal obligations; discuss models for implementing accessibility; and provide information regarding training and support.

To reserve a seat, register online at or call 410-516-8949 (TTY: 410-516-6225). To request accommodations, contact Disability Services at 410-516-8949 by Friday, Jan. 16.


NASA Aerospace Summer Internships

The NASA Academy is an intensive 10-week summer resident program for undergraduate and graduate students interested in pursuing careers in aerospace-related fields. Students will focus on national and international government, academic and private sector cooperation in assuring the success of complex space enterprises.

The program includes guided laboratory research, collaborative group projects, lectures, field trips, interaction with prominent professionals from NASA and its associates, and oral and written presentations. The program will be offered from June 6 to Aug. 13 at the Goddard Space Flight Center Academy in Greenbelt, Md., and from June 20 to Aug. 27 at the Ames Research Center Academy in Moffett Field, Calif.

Applications, which must be submitted by Jan. 31, may be found at


Collaborative Internship Program for College Students

Ten-week summer internships for college students interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics are available at the NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, through the auspices of the Lewis Educational and Collaborative Internship Program of the Glenn Research Center.

Under the personal guidance of NASA professional staff members, interns do assignments in research and development, as well as technical and administrative projects. Interns are integrated into the day-to-day activities of the center to the greatest extent possible, and a certain amount of time is devoted to a program of scheduled educational, professional and social events.

Three sessions are scheduled this summer: May 24 to July 30, June 7 to Aug. 13, and June 14 to Aug. 20.

Applications may be found at The deadline for submitting them is Jan. 31.


Credit Union Extended Hours

All branches of the Johns Hopkins Federal Credit Union are now open from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. The extended business hours will help JHFCU provide better service and meet the needs of members.

JHFCU also offers 24-hour phone service; account information is available through the automated TeleBranch 24 service, and members also can speak with a representative after hours to report a problem or to obtain general information.

For more information, call 410-955-4500 (800-JHFCU70 if outside the Baltimore area) or visit any of the three branches on the East Baltimore, Homewood and Bayview campuses.


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