JHMI Choral Society Programs
All singers are invited to join the JHMI Choral Society's
weekly rehearsals, 5:15 to 6:45 p.m. on Tuesdays in Hurd
Hall, East Baltimore. Auditions for soloists for
performances of the Messiah, on Dec. 1 and 4, are scheduled
during rehearsal hours on Oct. 11.
The Choral Society also needs orchestral musicians for
both the Messiah and its sing-along concerts. The Messiah
orchestra specifically calls for violins, violas, cellos,
bass, bassoon, oboes, trumpets and timpani. The sing-along
concerts can accommodate all instruments.
To participate, contact the Choral Society director,
Jonathan Moyer, at
JHMICS@yahoo.com, or call the Office of Cultural
Statistics Research Funding
The Acheson J. Duncan Fund for the Advancement of Research
in Statistics requests proposals for small grants to
support research projects in statistics, probability and
stochastic processes. The fund was created in 1997 by an
endowment established by professor emeritus Acheson Duncan
at the time of his death. Duncan was a pioneer in research
and application of quality control and industrial
Faculty and students throughout the university are
eligible to apply for funding for collaborative projects
with a member of the faculty in the Applied Mathematics and
Statistics Department. Items funded might include travel to
research conferences and workshops, computer equipment and
software, matching funds for grant proposals, short-term
visits of collaborators to Hopkins, interdepartmental
seminars, partial support for research assistants and seed
money for new research. Most grants will be less than
Proposals should be brief, preferably no more than
three single-sided pages; provide itemized expense
estimates; and be signed by each investigator. Proposals
may be submitted at any time to committee chair John C.
Wierman, Applied Mathematics and Statistics Department, 302
Course for Research Coordinators
RCTP: Fundamentals for the Research Coordinator provides a
comprehensive overview of the core competencies needed to
administer and direct human subject research projects.
Topics include IRB, recruiting, data management,
informed consent and study administration. A three-day
course will meet Oct. 5 to 7 at the School of Nursing, and
an online course will be offered from Oct. 21 to Dec. 16.
Participants must take the free course Introduction to
Online Learning prior to the start of the Fundamentals
online course. For information, call 443-287-4746, e-mail
firstname.lastname@example.org or go to
Recreation Center Fitness Programs
The O'Connor Recreation Center offers a variety of exercise
and fitness training programs. A personal fitness trainer
leads free walking groups from 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
every Tuesday and Thursday; the group walks in the
neighborhood in good weather and on the indoor track during
inclement weather for a brisk but low-impact workout.
Individual sessions with fitness trainers, which must
be scheduled in advance, cost $20 per hour. New this fall
are pilates and yoga training sessions, where a certified
instructor gives one-on-one mind-body sessions tailored to
an individual's schedule, physical condition and goals.
Sessions are $20 per hour.
Step aerobics, yoga, muscle conditioning, kickboxing
and more are offered in drop-in classes. Passes for
unlimited access to these classes are $60 per semester. The
schedule can be found at
To sign up or buy a pass, go to the Office of
Recreation, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. For
more information, contact Anne Irwin at 410-516-4413 or email@example.com.
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