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. Interested donors will receive a family demographic
sheet, which includes the children's ages, clothing sizes
and wish list. Contact social worker Carrie Vick at
Call for CogSci Posters
HOWL — the Hopkins Workshop on Language — is
for the first time inviting submissions for a poster
session to accompany its annual workshop, which this year
will take on the topic of non-local dependencies. The two
days of the workshop will focus, respectively, on
dependencies in phonology and syntax. The posters will
complement the presentations of the invited scholars, who
will debate their ideas from the perspectives of
theoretical linguistics, acquisition, processing,
breakdown, computation and neural representation.
For details about writing and submitting abstracts, go
Submissions are due Nov. 15; applicants will be notified by
Dec. 1. HOWL 3 is scheduled for Jan. 14 and 15 on the
A quilt made by JHU staff member Mimi Guest will be raffled
Dec. 8 to benefit the United Way. The quilt, which measures
80 inches by 80 inches, can be seen in the KSAS Dean's
Office in Mergenthaler Hall. Raffle tickets are being sold
in the office of Cognitive Science, room 237C Krieger Hall.
Tickets are $1 each or six for $5.
United Way Cook-Offs
The Second Annual Chili Cook-Off and Cookie/Cake Bake-Off
is back by popular demand and ready to hit your stomach on
Friday, Nov. 12 (inclement weather date: Monday, Nov.
From 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Homewood's Glass
Pavilion, spectators will be able to sample the competing
chili and bake-off items for free while supplies last, and
for $5 they can purchase a lunch of chili, cornbread,
dessert and a beverage. Prizes will be awarded to first-,
second- and third-place winners by a blue-ribbon panel of
judges, starting at 12:30 p.m. The contest fee is $10 for
each item entered — chili, cake or cookies. All
proceeds from the event go to the United Way campaign.
For more information or to register, contact Jacklyn
Coe at 410-516-6060 or go to
CTY Testing Deadlines
Students in grades two through eight who have scored at or
above the 97th percentile on a recent standardized test are
eligible for this year's Johns Hopkins University Center
for Talented Youth Talent Search. Students take tests as
part of the search, find out more about their math and
verbal abilities, receive recognition for their efforts and
can qualify for summer programs and online courses.
Tests are given locally. For an application, call
410-516-0278 or apply online at
Application deadlines are Nov. 19 for students in grades
five and six and Nov. 30 for students in grades seven and
eight. Applications for grades two through four are not due
until Feb. 10.
Martin Luther King Award Nominations
Nominations are being accepted for the 2004 Martin Luther
King Jr. Awards for Community Service, which recognizes
outstanding commitments to volunteer community service by
members of both the Johns Hopkins University and Johns
Hopkins Hospital communities.
For more information, call Matthew Smith at
410-516-6060 or by e-mail at
For details and nomination forms go to
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