SOM Graduate Student Social Events
During National Graduate Student Appreciation Week, April
Graduate Student Association of the School of Medicine
will hold a number of social events, including a free movie
night, free lunches and coffee/ice cream hours.
The featured event of the week is the Unibroue French
Canadian Beer Tasting Party — "From Montreal with
The event will be held from 8 p.m. to midnight on
Thursday, April 29, at Kiss Cafe, 2400 Boston St., in
Fell's Point. Live jazz, beer made by Unibroue microbrewery
in Montreal and educational presentations on beer making,
beer drinking and beer culture will contribute to the
Transportation is available between Kiss Cafe and the
East Baltimore and Homewood campuses. 443-392-4224.
International Society Needs Tutors
The JHMI International Society is in need of English (ESL)
tutors, as well as individuals who would like to assist the
JHIS coordinator with planning and implementing events and
activities for the JHU international community.
For more information or to apply, contact Erin
McAlister at 410-955-3370 or at
Meeting and Reception Sites
Event planners and schedulers from throughout Johns Hopkins
are invited to an information session about the wide range
of spaces and services available to them for meetings and
receptions. The event will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. on
Wednesday, May 5, at the university's Mt. Washington
Conference Center, located at 5801 Smith Ave.
Representatives will be on hand from the university's
Historic Houses, Evergreen and Homewood; Office of
Conference Services; the School of Medicine's Office of
Continuing Medical Education; and the Mt. Washington
Conference Center and Aramark's business partners
Activities Inc. and the Inn at the Colonnade. Attendees
will be able to tour the conference center, network and
enjoy a food and wine tasting.
To attend, contact Joann Willats at 410-516-0341 or firstname.lastname@example.org by
Tuesday, May 4.
Women, Gender and Sexuality Summer Research
Applications are invited for summer grants to support
research on topics related to women, gender and
Applicants should submit a two- or three-page proposal
and one letter of recommendation from a faculty sponsor. A
budget statement of research funding needs should also be
included. Undergraduate applicants may receive up to a
maximum of $1,000, and graduate applicants a maximum of
$1,500. Applications should be addressed to Ruby Lal,
associate director of the
Program for the Study
of Women, Gender and Sexuality, 106 Greenhouse,
Homewood campus. Applications are due by April 30.
Guidelines for the preparation of a summer research
grant proposal are available in the Greenhouse. For more
information, contact Ruby Lal, 410-516-5482 or
email@example.com, or Terri
Dannettel, program administrator, 410-516-6166.
Telethon Volunteers Needed
The 21st annual Children's Miracle Network Telethon to
Johns Hopkins Children's Center is scheduled to air on
ABC's WMAR-TV from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday, June 6.
Anchors Mary Beth Marsden, Brian Wood and Denise Dory will
once again serve as hosts, interviewing patient families,
physicians, staff and corporate sponsors. Since its
inception in 1984, the telethon has raised more than $32.9
million through corporate sponsors and community support.
Volunteers are still needed.
For more information, call Paula Shell,
Golf Tournament Volunteers Needed
The Constellation Energy Classic returns this fall at
Hayfields Country Club in Hunt Valley, Sept. 27 to Oct. 3.
Volunteers can join golf legends Tom Watson, Larry Nelson
and Peter Jacobson while helping the Robert Packard Center
for ALS Research at Johns Hopkins.
The center is a unique collaboration of scientists
worldwide, working aggressively to develop new treatments
and a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou
Gehrig's disease. Other charities benefiting from the event
include the Kennedy Krieger Institute, Living Classrooms
Foundation and Chesapeake Bay Foundation.
Hopkins is recruiting people to act as marshals for
the event. These positions place volunteers inside the
ropes with the players and are critical to the success of
the tournament. Contact Mike Renwick at firstname.lastname@example.org or
410-516-4419 for an application. (Give JHU as your
To learn of other volunteer opportunities go to www.ceclassic.com or
contact Cameron Colyer at 410-234-6197.
ESL and Medical Spanish Registration
The deadlines to register for the English as a Second
Language and Medical Spanish courses are May 3 for
mail-ins; May 7 for fax or delivery and May 13 for
in-person registration in Suite G1, Wyman Park Bldg.
For more information, visit either
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