Johns Hopkins Gazette | June 21, 2004
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University June 21, 2004 | Vol. 33 No. 38



Summer Tennis Leagues

Summer tennis leagues are now forming at the Cooley Center. Matches will be held between 5 and 9 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Women's and men's A and B leagues, as well as a doubles league, are planned if enough people sign up. Register at the Cooley Center front desk; cost is $2 per player.


Ballroom Dance Classes

The Johns Hopkins Ballroom Dance Club is offering Monday evening Swing/Cha-Cha classes at the beginner/intermediate level with professional instructor Francis Solomon.

The eight-week series begins tonight, June 21, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Great Hall, Levering, on the Homewood campus. The entire session costs $60 per person, $110 per couple. To sign up, call 410-499-6602 or e-mail


ESOL Summer Classes

The Greater Homewood Adult Literacy and ESOL Program will hold registration for summer English classes for speakers of other languages from 10 a.m. to noon and 6 to 8 p.m. on June 28 and 29. Students need to register and be tested in order to enroll. Students not enrolling at this time may be turned away.

Class/materials fees are dependent on a student's level, ranging from $20 to $180. Classes will run for 10 weeks, July 12 to Aug. 30. Morning and evening classes are available for beginning, intermediate and advanced learners.

For more information, contact the Adult Literacy and ESOL staff at 410-261-3524. The program is located at 3501 North Charles Street, in the lower level of the University Baptist Church.


Free Welch Medical Library Workshops

The Welch Medical Library is offering free summer workshops, beginning June 22. Titles include Library 101, PubMed, Evidence-Based Healthcare, EndNote 7, and Reference Manager.

All workshops take place in the 2024 Building. Registration is necessary; forms are available at and can be faxed to 410-614-3810. For a complete list of free classes, check


Certificate in Nonprofit Studies

The Institute for Policy Studies is accepting applications for its fall classes in the part-time Certificate in Nonprofit Studies program, designed for nonprofit staff and volunteers seeking to run a successful organization.

Students who complete this certificate program and who then apply and are admitted to the School of Professional Studies' MBA program may receive course waivers for the MBA concentration in nonprofit management, a program offered in partnership with IPS.

For more information, call 410-516-5389 or e-mail


Integrated Arts Summer Camp

The Integrated Arts Summer Camp at Homewood's Mattin Center provides 8- to 15-year-olds with opportunities for creative expression and artistic development. Activities include arts classes, sports and field trips. Instrumental music, vocal music, martial arts, dance, drama and visual arts are offered, with private lessons and tutoring optional. Campers will participate in a closing program for family, friends and the JHU community at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 7, in Shriver Hall. Field trips are planned to the BMA, Six Flags and Passport Voyages of Discovery. The camp runs from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, July 12 to Aug. 6. The cost, which includes lunch, is $500 for the four-week session or $125 a week. Transportation is available for an additional fee. Seven-year-olds will be considered by audition only.

The camp is sponsored by Homewood Student Affairs, the Center for Social Concern, the Black Student Union and the Gospel Choir. For more information, contact Tracye Brewer at 410-467-0497 or


Volunteers Tutors Wanted

Opportunities are available to tutor adults in reading and writing, two hours a week, in the Greater Homewood Adult Literacy Program. Materials and training are provided. Convenient location and flexible hours fit all schedules. For details, call 410-261-3524.


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