Johns Hopkins Gazette | September 6, 2005
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University September 6, 2005 | Vol. 35 No. 1

Weekly Calendar

Discussion/Talks | Information Sessions | Music | Open House | Orientation Events | Seminars | Special Events | Sports | Theater | Workshops



Tues., Sept. 6, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. "Ethical and Regulatory Issues in Clinical Research," a panel discussion with Norman Fost, University of Wisconsin, and N. Franklin Adkinson Jr., director of the JHU Graduate Training Programs in Clinical Investigation. Cost is $1,935. Sponsored by the Office of Continuing Medical Education. 410-955-3988 or W2030 SPH. EB


Information Sessions

Tues., Sept. 6, 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. Student Assembly general meeting; W4030 SPH. EB



Fri., Sept. 9, 4 to 9 p.m.; and Sat., Sept. 10, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Auditions for the Hopkins Symphony Orchestra. Shriver Hall. HW Sign up for an audition time at:


Open House

Tues., Sept. 6, 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Open house for freshmen in the English Department; 110 Gilman. HW

Thurs., Sept. 8, 5 to 7 p.m. Reception for all new residents of Reed Hall. Sponsored by Housing and Student Services. 410-955-3211. Reed Hall. EB


Orientation Events

Events scheduled around the opening of the fall semester. HW

Tues., Sept. 6

  • 9 to 10 a.m. Deans Assemblies; Shriver Hall (KSAS) and 110 Hodson (Engineering).

  • 4 to 6 p.m. Beach BBQ for freshman class, with student advisers; The Beach.

  • 5 to 6 p.m. Mentoring Assistance Peer Program Reception; Glass Pavilion, Levering.

  • 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Debate Council demonstration round. Tryouts will be held Sept. 7, at noon and 3 p.m.; sign up at 110 Maryland.

  • 11 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Late Night with HOP, concert featuring student bands and special guest. Sponsored by the Hopkins Organization for Programming. E Level, Levering.

  • Wed., Sept. 7

  • 9:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. Involved, a day of service in Baltimore. Meet in Shriver Hall. Speakers, Edmund Skrodzki, director of Security, and Matthew D'Agostino, assistant director of the Center for Social Concern. Lunch provided. Noon to 3 p.m. Annual JHU Muslim Association Barbecue. Everyone welcome. BBQ Pit, AMR1.

  • 4 to 5 p.m. "Hopkins 24/7: Greek Speak," an opportunity to learn about Greek life at Hopkins with Robert Turning, representative for the Inter-Fraternity Council and Panhellenic Council; SDS Room, Ross Jones Bldg., Mattin Center.

  • 4 to 5 p.m. "Hopkins 24/7: Health U — What Can Blue Do for You," learn how to stay healthy in college, with speaker Barbara Gwinn, Student Health Clinic. 310 Hodson.



    Tues., Sept. 6, 10 a.m. "Incarceration During Pregnancy and Birth Outcomes," an Epidemiology thesis defense seminar with David Howard; W3008 SPH. EB

    Tues., Sept. 6, noon. "Strategies for Containing an Emerging Influenza Pandemic in Southeast Asia," an International Health/Disease Prevention and Control Program seminar with Neil Ferguson, Imperial College, London; and Donald Burke, SPH; W1020 SPH. EB

    Wed., Sept. 7, noon. "Computing Discoveries in Biology," with David J. Lipman, director, NCBI/NLM/NIH. Sponsored by Physiology. Part of the Wednesday Seminar Series. West Lecture Hall, WBSB. EB

    Wed., Sept. 7, 1 p.m. "Recurrent Event Models with Time-Dependent Covariates and Informative Censoring," a Biostatistics thesis defense seminar with Xianghua Luo; W4030 SPH. EB

    Thurs., Sept. 8, 1 p.m. "Left-Right Asymmetry in the Developing Zebrafish Brain," a Neuroscience research seminar with Marnie Halpern, Carnegie Institution of Washington; West Lecture Hall, WBSB. EB

    Thurs., Sept. 8, 3:30 p.m. "High Throughput Cancer Gene Identification Using Sleeping Beauty" a Molecular Biology and Genetics/HHMI seminar with Adam Dupuy, NCI; 517 PCTB. EB

    Thurs., Sept. 9, noon. "Eating Green for Health and the Environment," a Center for a Livable Future seminar with Michael Jacobson, Center for Science in the Public Interest; W1020 SPH. EB

    Mon., Sept. 12, 12:15 p.m. "From Molecules to Memory in the Cerebellum," a Carnegie Institution Embryology seminar with David Linden, SoM; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

    Mon., Sept. 12, 1:45 p.m. "The Molecular Pathways of Polyamine Catabolism in Human Breast Cancer Cell Lines," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology thesis defense seminar with Allison Pledgie; W1020 SPH. EB

    Mon., Sept. 12, 4 p.m. "Consistent Multi-Tracer Simulations of a Holocene Abrupt-Climate Change Event," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Gavin Schmidt, NASA GISS; Olin Auditorium. HW


    Special Events

    Thurs., Sept. 8, 7 p.m. Modern Dance Showcase featuring the Ladybirds, JOSH, the Eclectics, the Egyptian Sun Bellydance Troupe and the JHU Modern Dance Company. Sponsored by the Modern Dance Company. Dance studio, Mattin Center. HW

    Fri., Sept. 9, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. JHSPH Happy Hour, sponsored by the Insoluble Fraction and the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Social Group. 1st floor student lounge, SPH. EB

    Sun., Sept. 11, 7 p.m. Hopkins 9/11 Memorial Vigil, featuring two towers of light representing the World Trade Center towers in New York. Speakers include elected officials as well as representatives from Operation Tribute to Freedom, the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences and the university's Interfaith Center are scheduled to speak. (See story, "Students to host 9/11 vigil on Homewood campus," in this issue.) Canned goods will be collected for care packages for troops overseas. Sponsored by the Foundation for Defending Democracies; the College Republicans; College Democrats; the Milton S. Eisenhower Symposium; and the Foreign Affairs Symposium; co-sponsors include the JHU Student Council, the Office of Student Life, Skytech Lighting, and the HSA Programming Collaboration Committee. Keyser Quad. HW



    Sat., Sept. 10, 1 p.m. Football, vs. Randolph-Macon; Homewood Field. HW

    Sat., Sept. 10, 5 p.m. Field Hockey, vs. Washington & Lee; Homewood Field. HW



    Fri., Sept. 9, Sat., Sept. 10, and Sun., Sept. 11, 8 p.m. Johns Hopkins University Barnstormers presents Underpants, a comedy by Steve Martin about love, marriage and ... underpants. Swirnow Theater, Mattin Center. HW



    WebCT training with Pamela Stefanuca; sponsored by the Center for Educational Resources. Register at Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW

    Tues., Sept. 6, 1 to 4 p.m. "Getting Started — Content and Communication in WebCT.

    Thurs., Sept. 8, 1 to 4 p.m. Faculty-directed training for all instructors and designers in WebCT.

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